Hudson Valley Parent

HVP January 2020

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Page 10 of 35 n Hudson Valley Parent 11 Hampton Family Denistry Of Middletown 400 Midway Park Dr. Middletown, NY 10940 845-344-4336; Our team of dental specialists provide the most advanced and comprehensive oral health care available. We care for patients of all ages from infants to seniors. Hudson Valley ObGyn, PLLC 68 West Cedar St., 1st Floor Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 845-433-0101; Drs. Safajou and Diana are highly skilled Board-Certified Ob/Gyn doctors with over 35 years of combined experience, providing personalized healthcare to women of all ages. beauty & fitness Exercise while sitting in a chair Designed for women and others of all ages and abilities, chair-based exercise offers an effective way to work mus- cles and joints; increase stamina, muscle and bone strength; and boost flexibility. The exercise program incorporates techniques that build on different areas of fitness, including moves that use a person's body weight to target muscle strength and promote eye-hand coordination. Some exercises involve resis- tance bands and balls, including one move where participants squeeze a ball placed between their knees. Moreover, doing the exercises at a slow tempo allows people to feel their muscles work. "All of sudden people feel accomplished," says certified personal trainer, Kristin Devine, leads an hour-long weekly chair-based exercise class at the Gardiner Library in Gardiner. "They feel better and have more stamina. It's a personal accomplishment and the reduction of stress automatically goes with that." Gardiner Library, chair-based exercise class, Kristine Devine leads a chair-based exercise class at the Gardiner Library. The fitness program incorporates moves that can be done while participants remain seated.

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