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South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, 11:30am-12:30pm
West Boise YMCA: Tue, Thu, 1:30-2:30pm
Physical exercise has been found to have a number of benefits for people with early stage dementia. It can help prevent muscle weakness, mobility problems and other health complications associated with inactivity; promoting a normal day-night routine, improved mood, and increased social participation.View Complete Program Details »
The WELLNESS PASSPORT provides a program of Chair Yoga, Strength/Balance, and Cardiovascular conditioning in a supportive environment. This small group class meets 4 days per week for people recovering from and living with neurological issues.View Complete Program Details »
In-person intake required. By appointment only.
The muscles of the pelvic floor work with the abdominal and back muscles to stabilize and support the spine. This instructs participants identifying and strengthening these deep core muscles which may have become weakened through treatment, surgery, or age.View Complete Program Details »
Multiple workshops available monthly. Registration required.
The Y Healthy Living Center Artist in Residence (AIR) program offers creative arts workshops. This is a time to relax, try something new, and let your creative side take over for a while. NO experience necessary! All supplies provided. Workshops scheduled quarterly.View Complete Program Details »
Caldwell YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:15-2:15pm
Downtown Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 11am-12pm
South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 8-9am
West Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:30-2:30pm
Enhance®Fitness helps improve the well-being of individuals living with arthritis and other chronic illnesses by providing a community of support and opportunities for improved physical strength, increased flexibility, better balance, enhanced cardiovascular fitness, and reduced arthritic pain, which leads to empowered independent living.View Complete Program Details »
Classes are ongoing, participants may join at any time. Program registration and intake required.
The program is a structured class of aerobic training followed by task-specific training within a community-based PD specific group exercise format. Delay the Disease is an evidence-based fitness program, led by a certified Delay the Disease instructor, designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders as well as their caregivers and spouses.View Complete Program Details »
Contact the YMCA Healthy Living Center Coordinator at 208 344 5502 ext 207 for information on sessions and schedules.
The Weight Management Program uses the CDC’s evidence-based Diabetes Prevention Program curriculum designed to help people with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.View Complete Program Details »
In-person intake required. Please contact the Healthy Living Center at 208 344 5502 for a schedule of sessions.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a small-group program which assists those who are living with, through, or beyond cancer to strengthen their spirit, mind, and body.View Complete Program Details »
In-person intake required. Sessions start weekly.
This one-on-one program focuses on the individual needs of cancer survivors who are not able to participate in the small group program. This program incorporates the same muscular strength and endurance building activities as the group program.View Complete Program Details »