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Keep Moving with Stroke

September 26, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019


St. Joseph’s Care Group Presents:
Keep Moving with Stroke
at the Canada Games Complex

See poster for details for registration.

Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese
Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join
 Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available
 This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.
 The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability.
 Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community
 Have finished all therapy programs
 Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse practitioner (this will be obtained by the health care practitioner)
 Able to follow instruction and have awareness of physical exertion
 Able to walk at least 10 meters /30 feet with or without a walking aid and the ability to perform exercises in standing with or without support
 Free of serious medical problems restricting physical exercise
 Able to tolerate 2x/week exercise sessions for 60 min. with rest breaks
 Transportation to/from Canada Games Complex
 Telephone and physical assessment screen performed by a physiotherapist are required prior to registration to ensure suitability and safety to participate in program
 Once you pre-register you will be contacted to make an appointment for this assessment.
Contact Information
 To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Outpatient Neurology Rehabilitation Clerk, Kyla Moore at (807) 346-2334, or email



September 26, 2019
10:45 am - 11:45 am
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