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Physical Culture promotes: 

Strength, Agility, Flexibility, Posture, Control, Balance, and Relaxation.

 

Physical Culture Instructor Training Programs

On-going Certified Instructor training programs are being offered as a result of the demands of numerous communities and Seniors facilities throughout the province of Alberta.  These programs are the key to promoting and delivering the Physical Culture philosophy.  They are offered to seniors' facility practitioners, community recreation leaders, school teachers, pre-school leaders, pre/post natal leaders, rehabilitation aide/therapists, community seniors and the general population interested in offering fitness programs.

Designates: Older Adult, General Group Exercise, Special Populations, Children, Intergenerational

 

   
   

PHYSICAL CULTURE OLDER ADULT TRAINING PROGRAM

FOR PRACTITIONERS!!!

PURPOSEFUL MOVEMENT FOR OLDER ADULTS

Edmonton September 18, 2017
Lethbridge September 25, 2017
Grande Prairie October 21, 2017
Calgary October 16, 2017

This program has been developed to address a significant gap in the industry of Physical Activity Programs for older adults residing in Alberta communities.  As the demographics of Alberta shift toward an aging majority, the demand for exercise/physical activity programs specifically designed for the older adult is continually increasing.  This manual will provide practitioners and leaders with an exercise program appropriate and adaptable for Older Adults housed both within the community and seniors facilities.

TARGET:   Practitioners working with the rural and urban older adult population residing in seniors’ facilities and communities throughout Alberta.

       PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

bullet FALLS PREVENTION/INTERVENTION

 

bullet BASIC PHYSICAL CULTURE MIND BODY ROUTINES DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR ALL OLDER ADULTS: ABLE BODY, FRAIL & DISABLED

 

bullet FUSION BASED CHAIR EXERCISES

 

bullet SPECIAL CONDITIONS CONSIDERATIONS

 

bullet BENEFITS

 

bullet MOTIVATION    

 

bullet SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS

 

bullet RESOURCE MATERIALS                                                                                                                                                                                 

Registration forms available from the Physical Culture office

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HOST A PHYSICAL CULTURE COURSE IN YOUR AREA PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE!

If you are using a Physical Culture course for AFLCA Continuing Education Credits (CEC's) please note on registration forms.


FALL PREVENTION
ALBERTA ROAD SHOWS WORKSHOP 

DESIGNED FOR OLDER ADULTS AND/OR PRACTITIONERS

TO HOST YOUR WORKSHOPCONTACT OUR OFFICE!

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING:

* INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMMING WORKSHOPS

* FRONT LINE SENIORS WORKSHOPS

* PHYSICAL CULTURE SPECIAL NEEDS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

* PHYSICAL CULTURE OLDER ADULT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

These programs are supported through the Alberta Lotteries Community Initiatives Program funding and the Rural Alberta Development Fund

                             If you would like to host one of these workshops please contact our office.

                       (780) 415-1744   


EVERYDAY EXERCISES

FOR OLDER ADULTS

Movement for Maintaining Independence

POSTER

11X17 Poster available PDF for seniors and practitioners across the province of Alberta!

To order PDF copy

contact: Finding Balance website:www.findingbalancealberta.ca

 

 

 

Physical Culture Association of Alberta
Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Road
Edmonton, Alberta. T5M 3K6

 

For further information call (780) 415-1744
E-Mail: physicalculturealberta@gmail.com

Executive Director: Lesley McEwan