Fitness

No matter what your age or ability, remaining physically fit is very important. Reinforcing a healthy lifestyle by staying active and involved enhances your “encore years”.

Our licensed instructors offer evidence based programs for improved strength, flexibility and balance. 

Please Note: As our centers re-open, some of our popular Health & Wellness classes are now being offered again. Please call the phone number listed for more information and to register.  Below is a list of the current programs being offered.

Healthy Steps in Motion  – Berks Encore Strausstown Center, 40 East Ave. Strausstown 610-488-5770. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8/4/2020 – 9/29/2020, 10:15 am – 11:15 am.

Healthy Steps in Motion – Berks Encore Mifflin Center, 30 Liberty St. Shillington 610-777-5577. Wednesdays & Fridays, 8/5/2020 – 9/30/2020, 10:15 am – 11:15 am.

Matter of Balance – Spring Twp. Municipal Building, 2850 Windmill Rd. Sinking Spring 610-374-3195 ext. 230. Mondays 8/17/2020-10/5/2020, 1 pm – 3 pm.

Walk with Ease – Self directed program. Call 610-374-3195 ext. 230. Mondays 8/17/2020-9/25/2020.

Managing Chronic Pain – Self directed program. Call 610-374-3195 ext. 230. Thursdays 9/10/2020 – 10/22/2020.

 

To stay active, you can follow along as Kathy Roberts, Health & Wellness coordinator offers some suggestions to keep you moving during the shutdown. Her 30 minute Movement is Medicine videos were broadcast on BCTV and are available here:

April Balance program

May Strength program

June Movement is Medicine

July Dancing for Exercise

The July program will be broadcast on BCTV on Friday, July 10@10:30 a.m., and rebroadcast Saturday July 11 @ 9:30 p.m., Sunday July 12 @10:30 a.m., and Tuesday July 14 @ 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Each of our six centers offers a variety of fitness activities, opportunity for creativity and social interaction.  Please check your preferred location for activities being offered during the pandemic. In addition, Berks Encore has partnered with area facilities to offer even more classes, including:

  • Aerobics
  • Bean Bag Baseball
  • Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Bingo
  • Card Clubs
  • Chair Yoga
  • Computer Training
  • Crafts
  • Exercise Bike
  • Fitness Room
  • Karaoke
  • Line Dancing
  • Movie Days
  • Music Programs
  • Pound Class
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sit and Get Fit
  • Strength & Balance Training
  • Table Tennis
  • Tai Chi
  • Treadmill
  • Walking Clubs
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
Looking for a fitness program that’s right for you? Contact Berks Encore today