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  • Would you like to have the competitive edge in your profession by knowing how to lead physical movement activities with your seniors? Would you like to be instrumental in helping your seniors maintain or improve their physical health? Would you like to learn how to make physical movement motivating and fun?

    This Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement for Seniors: Part I course teaches Activity Professionals how to help seniors warm up the body before performing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities and how to cool down the body after performing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities. The movements outlined in this course can be performed while seated.

    Activity Professionals, with no fitness background, will be able to lead easy-to-follow, upper body and lower body warm-up and cool-down movements. Videos of two warm-up activities and one cool-down activity are included with this course. Music and a music delivery device are the only equipment requirements when leading these physical movement activities with your seniors. Activity Professionals will also learn how to include the appropriate tempo music with the Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement activities resulting in a fun and motivating experience for seniors.

    Workshop Objectives:
    • To help Activity Professionals with no fitness background confidently lead seniors in performing physical movement activities
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to correctly warm up seniors before engaging in more vigorous physical movement activities.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to correctly cool down seniors after completing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to pair the correct tempo music with Warm-Up and Cool-Down physical movement activities.
    Workshop Topics:
    • The Importance of Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement for Seniors
    • How to Lead a Seated Physical Movement Warm-Up Activity
    • How to Lead a Seated Walking Warm-Up Activity
    • How to Lead a Seated Physical Movement Cool-Down Activity
    • How to Pair Music with Warm-Up and Cool-Down Activities
    • Preparing to Lead Your Physical Movement Warm-Up, Walking Warm-Up, and Cool-Down Session
    • Putting It All Together: Conducting Your Physical Movement Warm-Up, Walking Warm-Up, and Cool-Down Session
    12 CE Hours Pre-Approval#NCCAP500124-18NT

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  • Important Prerequisite: It is highly recommended that you complete "Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement for Seniors: Part I" before taking this course.

    Leading a Ready to Go Physical Movement for Seniors session is like hosting a house party with a bunch of friends, and everyone is movin’ and groovin’ to some great ol’ school dance music. The Ready to Go Physical Movement for Seniors: Part II course teaches Activity Professionals how to create a fun and engaging moderate to vigorous physical movement experience. The movements outlined in this course can be performed while seated or standing.

    Activity Professionals, with no fitness background, will be able to lead easy-to-follow, heart-rate elevating upper and lower body movements. Videos of the two Ready to Go Physical Movement activities are included in this course. Music and a music delivery device are the only equipment requirements when leading these moderate and vigorous physical movement activities with your seniors. Activity Professionals will also learn how to pair the appropriate tempo music with Ready to Go Physical Movement activities so that seniors can keep pace with the music.

    Workshop Objectives:
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to create a fun and engaging physical movement experience for seniors.
    • To teach Activity Professionals, with no fitness background, how to lead moderate to vigorous intensity physical movement activities for seniors.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to pair the correct tempo music with Ready to Go Physical Movement activities.
    Workshop Content:
    • The Importance of Moderate and Vigorous Physical Movement for Seniors
    • How to Create a Fun and Engaging Experience with Physical Movement
    • How to Lead a Seated Chair Cardio Physical Movement Activity
    • How to Lead a Seated Walk It Out Physical Movement Activity
    • How to Pair Music with Ready to Go Physical Movement Activities
    • Preparing to Lead Your Chair Cardio and Walk It Out Physical Movement Sessions
    • Putting It All Together: Warming Up, Conducting the Ready to Go Physical Movement Session, and Cooling Down
    12 CE Hours Pre-Approval #NCCAP500123-18NT

    W-9 FormPurchase OrderRegisterNational Certification Council for Activity Professionals NCCAP.orgConsortium for Theraputic Recreation and Activity Certification CTRACTX.orgNational Council of Certified Dementia Practioners NCCDP.org


  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) are basic and self-care tasks seniors perform independently on daily basis. These tasks include eating, dressing, maintaining one’s personal hygiene through bathing, brushing one’s teeth, combing one’s hair, and mobility such as getting in and out of a chair, walking, and climbing stairs. More advanced ADL tasks include managing one’s personal finances, driving, cooking, performing household chores, doing laundry, and shopping.

    Incorporating Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Focused Physical Movement as part of your senior facility’s activity program will support efforts in helping seniors maintain their independence. In this activity, seniors simulate basic movements they need every day such as reaching overhead, reaching down to pick something up, opening a door, reaching across the body, and standing up from a seated position. The basic ADL-focused movements outlined in this course are performed while seated.

    Activity Professionals, with no fitness background, will be able to lead these easy-to-follow, low to moderate impact movements. The online course content is supported with Activity Description and Detailed Delivery Instructions handouts and one video demonstrating ADL-focused movements. Music and a music delivery device are the only equipment requirements when leading this physical movement activity with your seniors. Activity Professionals will also learn how to pair the appropriate tempo music with Activities of Daily Living Focused Physical Movement so that seniors can keep pace with the music.

    Workshop Objectives:
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to create a fun and engaging Activities of Daily Living Focused Physical Movement experience for seniors.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to lead activities that support helping seniors maintain as much of their independence as possible with movements used in Activities of Daily Living.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to pair the correct tempo music with an Activities of Daily Living Focused Physical Movement session.
    Workshop Content:
    • The Importance of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Focused Physical Movement for Seniors
    • Preparing to Lead an ADL Focused Physical Movement Activity
    • How to Pair Music with a seated ADL Focused Physical Movement Activity
    • Leading an ADL-Focused Physical Movement Session
    8 CE Hours Pre-Approval #NCCAP500244-19NT

    W-9 FormPurchase OrderRegisterNational Certification Council for Activity Professionals NCCAP.orgConsortium for Theraputic Recreation and Activity Certification CTRACTX.orgNational Council of Certified Dementia Practioners NCCDP.org