Tai Chi for Seniors

Fitness Programs

Timbers of Shorewood

The Timbers of Shorewood supports and promotes active and healthy senior living. Residents enjoy a convenient on-site fitness center, twice daily fitness and exercise classes and an ongoing educational health series titled, “Quality of Life.”

Health and Fitness Center

  • Treadmills
  • Recumbent and upright bikes
  • Elliptical machine
  • More than a dozen resistance machines for strength training
  • Pulley strengthening system

Fitness and Exercise Classes for Seniors


  • Sittercise: 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
    This is a sitting calisthenics class where participants use a chair for support while doing gentle exercises.
  • Sittercise Made Easy: 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
    The class focuses on


  • Yoga: 1 p.m. Wednesdays
    Yoga can increase muscle tone, balance, strength and improve mood. Participants can expect their posture to improve and they may sleep better. Yoga can counteract stress, too.
  • Tai Chi: 2:30 p.m. Mondays
    Participants learn to move effectively, connect the breath and release energy as part of this slow martial art form which stimulates the nervous system.
  • Exercise and Flexibility: 6 p.m. Mondays
    This is a sitting exercise class with Sheila Wallace, an instructor who specializes in arthritis.