COVID-19 Vaccine - If you are a Cass County resident and are 60 years or older, Complete this form and you will be notified about scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination.

 

 

While we are all still patiently waiting for the day when we can gather for group fitness classes, the COA’s fitness trainers are doing their best to keep you engaged and informed. Instructors are now offering weekly Zoom classes at no charge.

 

Pre-register for a Zoom class and join from the comfort of your own home. Upon registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you; this link will grant you access to the live virtual fitness class with a COA fitness instructor.

 

If you are new to Zoom, the COA can assist you with downloading the Zoom app and showing you how to connect. Register for one-on-one Zoom support by calling (269) 445-8110.

 

Safety Considerations while attending Virtual Zoom Fitness Classes:

  • Ensure your space is free of debris
  • If using a chair, make sure it is sturdy, stable, and ideally has no arms
  • Make sure to stay hydrated – have a water bottle near by
  • Work at your own fitness level

 


 

Zoom Fitness Classes

 

Cardio Challenge

Mondays / Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

This class is low-impact with high-energy. Challenge your entire body in this low- impact, high-energy class with a combination of cardio, strength-training, and balance exercises. Both standing and floor exercises are included to round out your workout. Instructor: Ky’sha Mitchell

 

S.E.A.T./Stretch Class

Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Sitting is no longer boring when you are in this class. Join us for exercises in and around your chair. Improve your fitness and mobility as you work on balance, stretching, and range of motion. Instructors: Taylor Lee and Ky’sha Mitchell

 

Yoga (Monday)

Mondays 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Yoga is back virtually. Let yoga instructor Karen Sommers into your home to help fight the stress of the workday. Please call to get Zoom access to this class.

 

Yoga (Saturday)

Saturdays 9:00 a.m. –  10:15 a.m

Enjoy the increased flexibility that yoga can provide all in the comfort of your own home. Instructor Amy Crennell welcomes newcomers. Please call to get Zoom access to this class.

 

Tai Chi

Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

Improve your posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. Good for arthritis, blood pressure and sense of well-being. Please call to get Zoom access to this class.

 

 


 

Fitness Videos

COA's fitness instructors have started recording some videos for you to do workouts at home whenever you want.

Fitness Videos

COA Fitness Instructor Ky'sha Mitchell teaches a floor Ab / Core class, followed by a Stretch Session with Ky'sha, Joy, and Taylor
COA Fitness Instructor Taylor Lee teaches a standing Ab / Core class, followed by a Stretch Session with Ky'sha, Joy, and Taylor
Cass County COA's instructor Glenda Gibson leads a Tai Chi class. Improve your posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. Good for arthritis, blood pressure and... (more)
Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Taylor Lee teaches a Strength Training Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Joy Shreve and Ky'sha Mitchell. Examples are shown to do the... (more)
Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Ky'sha Mitchell teaches a Full Body Strength Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Joy Shreve and Taylor Lee. Examples are shown to do the... (more)
Cass County COA's instructor Amy Crennell leads a Yoga Practice. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. Yoga has become popular as a... (more)
Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Taylor Lee teaches a Full Body Strength Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Joy Shreve and Ky'sha Mitchell. Examples are shown to do the... (more)

Burpees are important exercises because the are a full-body exercise that engages all major muscle groups. They improve strength, cardiovascular function, aerobic fitness, and even blood sugar... (more)

COA Fitness Instructor Joy Shreve teaches a seated Ab / Core class, followed by a Stretch Session with Ky'sha, Joy, and Taylor.
Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Joy Shreve teaches a Seated Aerobic Exercise Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Taylor Lee and Ky'sha Mitchell. Examples are shown to do... (more)
Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Joy Shreve teaches a Stretch Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Taylor Lee and Ky'sha Mitchell. Examples are shown to do the routine at... (more)

Upcoming Fitness & Exercise Activities


Beginner Pickleball Skills
Tuesday, May 11
Diamond Lake Yacht Club - Cassopolis
Learn the basic skills of Pickleball, one of the fastest growing sports in America. Pickleball is a... (learn more)


Line Dance
Tuesday, May 11
Lowe Center - Cassopolis
Enjoy a fabulous mind-body workout while dancing your way to better health!  You’ll boost your... (learn more)


Zoom Cardio Challenge
Wednesday, May 12
Zoom
This class is low-impact with high-energy. You will challenge your entire body with a combination... (learn more)


Zoom SEAT Class
Wednesday, May 12
Zoom
Designed for those with limited functional ability, you exercise seated and around a chair in your... (learn more)


Zoom Tai Chi
Wednesday, May 12
Zoom
Improve your posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. Good... (learn more)


Zoom Cardio Challenge
Friday, May 14
Zoom
This class is low-impact with high-energy. You will challenge your entire body with a combination... (learn more)


Zoom SEAT Class
Friday, May 14
Zoom
S.E.A.T. / Stretch Zoom Class: With limitations still in place for fitness and the weather getting... (learn more)


Zoom Tai Chi
Friday, May 14
Zoom
Improve your posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. Good... (learn more)