Gentle fitness is easy & important for our health. Here are some helpful tips to get you started!

Recommended weights for older adults

These are what I suggest to my clients when they join my classes! Below are links to the best prices I could find on Amazon at this time!  I have purchased all of these sizes & I personally use them in this way. For most of the women 50+ &…

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Tri-Fold Folding Exercise Mat

Sally MacDonald For years I struggled with sore wrists during yoga classes & often had to modify onto my elbows.  Then I purchased this 2 inch thick folding mat in one of my favourite colours, bright yellow because my business name is Sally Sunshine & it adds life & colour…

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The role of exercise in adult diabetes

If you have diabetes, being active makes your body more sensitive to insulin (the hormone that allows cells in your body to use blood sugar for energy), which helps manage your diabetes. Physical activity also helps control blood sugar levels and lowers your risk of heart disease and nerve damage.…

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Chair Yoga for SENIORS 30 mins

This 30 minute, slow & gentle, modified yoga class, is performed seated. It is designed to be safe for older adults & seniors; including those with lower mobility levels; by modifying when necessary, to suit your own body. My gentle workout may be used daily as a flexibility/exercise class for…

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Fall and Winter classes for 2022

When the seasons change, maintain your fitness levels indoors with Sally Sunshine Online Fitness Classes for Women 50+ & Active Seniors! Try your first week free! Receive your weekly ZOOM links by email, attend any or all of 6 daily classes at 10:30 am. Or, watch our Exclusive VIDEOS at…

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Stretch to feel better

Get up from your chair & STRETCH!! (frequently throughout YOUR day!)FEEL BETTER?  YES!!  

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Spring is coming

Spring is coming.....now is the time to improve our ENDURANCE & STAMINA to boost our ENERGY levels!

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Start your Day with Exercise

Starting your day with EXERCISE gives you MORE ENERGY for the rest of the DAY! Sally Sunshine Gentle Fitness offers a variety of Seniors' Fitness Classes for ALL levels of fitness, DAILY in various locations throughout Owen Sound!

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Gentle Activity to Reduce Pain

Get ACTIVE to get PAIN-FREE! GENTLE ACTIVITY can actually REDUCE PAIN by boosting serotonin levels in the body, which increases the flexibility of blood vessels & reduces pain perception in the brain.

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Think yourself Happy

It's hard to believe but, BRAIN SCANS have revealed that simply 'imagining' something provokes activity in the very parts of the brain that would have been active if you were having the real experience! This suggests that 'thinking yourself' into happy situations (like eating a banana split?) could actually make you…

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