Exercise Programs

Classes specially designed for seniors.

Sharp offers exercise classes specially designed for seniors. Classes are available for those who need monitored exercised, such as cardiac rehabilitation, for those with arthritis and other health concerns or for active seniors.

Ai Chi Aquatic Therapy
Ai Chi is adapted from Tai Chi and Watsu, with the added benefits associated with pool-based therapies, including improved circulation and muscle tone. Ai Chi is ideal for conditions such as chronic pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis and low back pain. Classes meet twice a week.

Arthroswim
A warm water pool class for adults with arthritis. Promotes flexibility, strength and improved range of motion in a low-impact environment. Offered at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa.

Club 55
This strength training program for older adults consists of a warm-up, use of strength training equipment and basic exercises to tone the major muscle groups of the body. Classes held at Sharp Coronado Hospital.

Gentle Fitness
An exercise class designed for individuals with chronic or disabling conditions. Improve your flexibility, strength, coordination and relaxation. Meets at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa.

Yoga
This program exercises every part of your body, increasing flexibility, strength and stamina. Yoga can be practiced at any age, no matter what your physical condition or state of health, and requires no special clothing or equipment. Offered at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Sharp Coronado Hospital, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women in Kearny Mesa and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.

For More Information
To learn more about Sharp's senior health services or to find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego physician or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about senior health, read the Senior Health News archive.