This falls prevention exercise program to adults 50 years of age and older. The program is taught by Certified Workshop Leaders and is designed for people of all fitness levels. It starts with a warm-up, followed by strength and balance exercises and ends with a cool-down stretch. There are three levels of exercises, which enables participants to continue HSIM for as long as they like.
Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM) strives to reduce the risk of falling by:
Building body strength
HSIM promotes increased socialization and physical activities outside of the program among participants.
Length of program: 8 sessions (presented as either 2 sessions/week over 4 weeks or 1 session per week over 8 weeks)