BMH offers chair exercise workshop

Posted
Friday May 10, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a free class entitled, "Safe and Simple Chair Exercises for Those with Chronic Illnesses and/or Limited Mobility and their Caregivers" on Monday, May 13 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Brew Barry Conference Room.

Led by Connie Baxter, a certified yoga instructor and bereavement care coordinator at Brattleboro Area Hospice, the class teaches a sequence of easy-to-learn exercises that can be done from the safety of a chair to increase circulation and range of motion. Participants will be given a diagram of the movements along with clear instructions so they can practices these chair exercises, based on yoga postures, with their caregivers at home.

To register for the class or receive more information, call 802-257-8877. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is located at 17 Belmont Avenue.


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