VITUAL EXERCISE
GET MOVING AT HOME-TRAINING WITHOUT BORDERS

Virtual exercise training from the comfort and privacy of your home is available to you whether you are
stuck at home because you are on vacation, because of a snow storm, your car did not start,
need to stay isolated due to a compromised immune system, or global pandemic, 

we have the health and fitness professionals that can help you thrive at home

Personal Training without Borders
Get Moving At Home
from trainer home
to your home
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Active Agers
Exercise Classes without Borders
Join our Zoom Group Sessions
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Physical Therapy without Borders
Get Moving At Home
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Essential Balance and Mobility  ATTEND LIVE ZOOM EXERCISE SESSIONS!
Instructed by the designer of this successful program!

FIRST CLASS IS FREE, contact us to receive access code
This progressive virtual exercise class includes balance exercises, and seated and standing lower-and upper-body muscle strengthening and stretching exercises aimed to improve and maintain strength, joint range of motion and flexibility contributing to better balance, mobility, stability, stamina, reduce risk for falling, better posture and ease in performing activities of daily living. This entry level class provides participants with more transition time between exercises, and a gradually progression in repetitions and resistance to exercises to progress in strength. Balance and flexibility exercises are included. Jacqueline designed this program and instructed the classes in Beaverton OR area over 10 years twice a week to seniors with a desire to stay independent and prevent falls.

Live sessions allows you to interact with your instructor and other members before class and after class.

Instructed by: Jacqueline - ACE Medical Exercise  Specialist, ACSM Exercise Physiologist, FallProof Balance and Mobility Specialist and Stay Well At Home Program Provider. 

Time: Tue/Thu 3-4 PM PST

Fees:  $30 per month or $ 5 per class

Click here to Register, you will receive a class Meeting ID and Password to log in.

 

Getting ready for class: Participants are recommended to log into Zoom 10-15 minutes before class, enter their Meeting ID and Password and become familiar with how to turn on their on/off microphone and camera. 

Privacy concerns: Participants can choose to participate without turning on the microphone or camera for privacy.

 

Accessibility: This virtual exercise class is accessible by downloading and logging on to Zoom. Zoom is free click on zoom.us to sign up.

If you have MIRRORING capability on your TV, you can follow the class on a big screen.

 

What you need for Level 1 class:

  • sturdy chair without arms

  • sponge ball or playground ball

  • ankle weights of 2.5 to 5 pounds each are recommended when you want to progress in lower body strength and need more of a challenge. It advised to begin class without ankle weights  and add the weights after the second week or when exercises needs to be more challenging

  • set of 2, 3 to 5 or 8 pound set of hand weights, you can also use two full water bottles or cans of soup as hand weights.

  • flat resistive band (light to moderate intensity)


"I’m really enjoying your online classes and appreciate
you taking the time and effort to offer them."

Hip, Core, Spine and More
 

FIRST CLASS IS FREE, contact us to receive access code
Participate in this virtual floor exercise class from the privacy of your home. Exercises promote core stability and strength of the pelvis, pelvic floor muscles, hip, lower-and upper-back, aimed to improve range of motion and mobility of the hip, thoracic spine and shoulders, benefiting posture, bone density, balance, and reduce back pain.

Privacy concerns: Participants can choose to participate without turning on the microphone or camera for privacy.

What you need: floor or yoga mat, pillow, stretching strap and a rolled up towel. Live sessions allows you to interact with instructor and other members before class.

 

Click here for more information or sign up

Instructed by: Jacqueline - ACE Medical Exercise Specialist and Personal Trainer, ACSM Exercise Physiologist

Time: Live virtual class is offered every Tuesday 4:30 PM PST 

(morning classes can be added depending on number of requests)

Fee: $ 20.00  per month or $5 per class

What you need: floor space, pillow or yoga block, rolled up towel, and stretching or yoga strap.  

Accessibility:  This virtual exercise class is accessible by downloading and logging on to Zoom.
Zoom is free​, connect here to Zoom.us,

If you have MIRRORING capability on your TV, you can follow the class on a big screen.

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In the category of Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers

Breathing Wellness

Watch Physical Therapist Bayla O'Brien with Fitness & Function taking a client through breathing exercises. Respiratory function is a concern and on the mind of many older adults especially those at risk and/or have survived the COVID-19 infection and who's lungs were affected. An additional concern is that low oxygen levels can increase fall risk and fall-related injuries among older adults.  Breathing exercises are an important exercise component.  Whether you have been inactive, have COPD or are a post-COVid-19 patient breathing exercises may benefit your quality of life. Bayla specializes in geriatric physical therapy, click here to read more about Bayla and how she maybe able to help you restore function.

 

This 3-part series provides insight in some of the breathing exercises that a PT can take you through to assess and improve your respiratory function.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

EXERCISE SAFETY AND CONSENT FOR EXERCISE

 

Physical exercise, in all of its forms and with or without the use of equipment such as ankle weights, resistive bands and tubing, straps or any other equipment that may be used by an instructor, can be a strenuous physical activity. Accordingly, you are urged and advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, routine, program, or using any suggested equipment shown in any of the videos or live sessions from Fitness & Function. All suggestions and comments relating to the use of equipment, poses, moves, and instruction are not required to be performed by you and are carried out at your election while viewing Fitness & Function videos or participating in live sessions. Nothing contained herein should be constructed as any form of such medical advice or diagnosis.

 

By using this content you represent that you understand that physical exercise involves strenuous physical movement and that such activity carries the risk of injury whether physical or mental. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities. 
It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from the Fitness & Function, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of classes for your skills and abilities, as well as for any mental or physical conditions and/or limitations you have. You understand that, from time to time, instructors may suggest physical adjustments or the use of equipment, and it is your sole responsibility to determine if any such suggested adjustment or equipment is appropriate for your level of ability and physical and mental condition. You expressly waive and release any claim that you may have at any time for injury of any kind arising out of your participation in a Fitness & Function program or training against Fitness & Function or any person or entity involved with Fitness & Function, including without limitation, its directors, principals, instructors, independent contractors, employees, agents, contractors, affiliates and representatives.

Fitness & Function

Phone 503-267-1030

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www.FitnessAndfunction.com

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4804 NW Bethany Blvd. Suite 12 #167

Portland, OR 97229