Fitness Classes

Saltmarsh Senior Center

All Classes at the Saltmarsh Senior Center, 81 Washington St. Ext. 508-228-4490

Low Impact Aerobic Exercise Class

8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Join Nancy Swain for a low impact program that is best for those who wish to work at a mild pace, allowing flexibility for those not wanting to go beyond their usual exertion level

High Impact Aerobics Class

10:05 a.m on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Join Hannah Judy Gretz for Non -impact aerobics (NIA) which is an intentional dance that comprises 52 moves designed to exercise the joints, and promote flexibility, agility, and stability.  NIA combines nine movement forms, three each from Healing Arts, Martial Arts & Dance Arts.  All movements can be done at three levels: close to the body, medium range or as big & athletic as you want.

Strength Training Exercises

8:00 a.m. Tuesdays

Nancy Swain teaches this 50 minute class using a variety of strengthening tools with a stability ball, weights, tubing and bands. The class format will include a warm up and stretching, followed by upper body conditioning, lower body and abdominal work. It is essential that each participant be able to comfortably get up and down from the floor as much of the work is done using a floor mat. Please bring your own stability ball.


9:00 a.m. Tuesdays.

Barbara Rives, instructor. Barbara assists beginners and continuing students with yoga instruction. All are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.


10:25 a.m. Tuesdays.

No instructor. Shake things up and keep grooving for life! The Zumba Gold DVD is 45 minutes of easy to follow, exhilarating dance-fitness moves. You'll learn exciting new dances like salsa, meringue, flamenco and cumbia, while you strengthen your body and energize your mind.

Kettle Bell Class

7:50 a.m. Thursdays.

Joe Aquiar, instructor. This program includes a warm-up, lifting and agility drills with a 5lb. kettle bell and a warm down. During this class you will increase your heart rate & improve coordination and balance. This is a supplement to the stability ball/strength class on Tuesday.

Tai Chi

9:00 a.m. Thursdays

Karin Gockle, instructor. Everyone is welcome to learn about this ancient marital art which is a non-impact exercise providing health benefits of increased flexibility, balance and well-being.