Class Schedule

CLASS SCHEDULE

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Description of Classes

boxing fitness classes

Power Boxing

​Centered around non-contact boxing, with a focus on forced intensity; these classes emphasize improving range of motion, flexibility, posture, gait, and balance while improving functional mobility. Three different levels are offered, allowing everyone to participate regardless of cognitive or physical ability.

Power Boxing I

  • Fast-paced with rapid transitions
  • Cognitive challenges presented
  • Physical and cognitive assistance limited
  • Cornerman (support person) encouraged to attend

Power Boxing II

  • Fast-paced with moderate transitions
  • Cognitive and limited physical assistance provided
  • Cornerman encouraged to attend

Power Boxing III

  • Slower paced with longer transitions
  • Physical and cognitive assistance provided
  • Cornerman may be required to attend in some cases
boxing fitness classes

FUNctional UB (upper body)

Functional Fitness, adapted from a variety of specialized training programs, focus is on big amplitude movements, including PWR! Moves, functional mobility and strength.  Two different classes are offered, allowing focus on a particular area of the body.

 

Focus areas include:  range of motion, strengthening, flexibility, joint mobility, crossing midline, reaching, trunk rotation, and posture.

FUNctional LB (lower body)

Functional Fitness, adapted from a variety of specialized training programs, focus is on big amplitude movements, including PWR! Moves, functional mobility and strength. Two different classes are offered, allowing focus on a particular area of the body.

 

Focus areas include: range of motion, hip rotation, strengthening, joint mobility, core strength, balance, and gait.

Open Gym

The gym is open at various times to use at your own pace.

Manual Dexterity & Speech/Vocal Training

​Classes address manual dexterity (ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements) and mental focus challenges) and seek to improve vocalization and speech issues common in PD.

Strength

This 30 minute class, prior to the Wednesday Power Boxing I class, focuses on building strength by using weights and machines.

One-on-One Training:

This offers the opportunity for a session that addresses your specific needs.

*additional cost

Physical Therapy Intensive

Quarterly 4 week intensives offer specified training in areas such as big amplitude movement and fall prevention, taught by a physical therapist.

Physical Therapy at Day One Fitness

A new and unique physical therapy service is now available to our Day One Fitness members! In certain situations and with a doctor’s referral for physical therapy, Day One Fitness members are able to receive their physical therapy sessions at our gym. Learn more about physical therapy at Day One Fitness by contacting us and we will help you determine if you qualify!

Dance

This program uses various forms of dance to keep participants moving.

Yoga

Focus on whole body balance, core strengthening, and flexibility.

Nordic Pole Walking

Led by a physical therapist, Nordic Pole Walking helps to improve gait and balance. Sessions meet bi-monthly in Aiken’s beautiful Hitchcock Woods.

OUR STAFF

Tambra Wilkerson
President

Suzanne Denmark
Executive Director & Head Coach

Melissa Burkey
Administrative Assistant

OUR COACHES

Michael Freeman

Betsy Pressley

Pamela Rosema

Elam Royer

Ileana Van Pelt

Amanda Waters

OUR PARTNERING PROFESSIONALS

Charlotte Chatto, PT, PhD, NCS

Natalie Eckler, PT, DPT

Sean Goynes, PT, DPT, OCS

Kasia Mooney, PT, DPT

Madison Quail, PT, DPT

IN THE BATTLE AGAINST NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE & DISABILITY

DAY ONE FITNESS NEEDS YOUR HELP TO ACCOMPLISH IT’S MISSION

At Day One Fitness, we rely on the generous support of our community through volunteerism, donations, and fundraising.