About Guy Andrews
Guy is the Executive Director of Exercise ETC. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA as well as a Senior Fitness Specialist and a Performance Enhancement Specialist, both through NASM. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL and holds multiple fitness certifications. A 35 year fitness industry veteran, Guy has worked with many population groups, but specializes in the older adult population. He has worked with seniors in a variety of environments including adult congregate living cailities, hospital-based wellness centers, municipal and community centers and major health clubs. He currently teaches Brains & Balance Past 60™ programs for the City of Wilton Manors, FL and has conducted memory management programs to the residents at the Edgewater Assisted Living Community in Boca Raton, FL.
Let the Games Begin: Sports-Inspired Balance Drills for Seniors
Is your balance routine stale? Are your clients sick of 1-legged stands and balloon taps? Let Guy Andrews show you an assortment of sports-inspired balance drills appropriate for seniors of any fitness level, either one on one or in groups. You’ll learn clever activities ranging from “Senior Miniature Golf” “Senior Bowling” and “Glider Shuffleboard” to Senior Soccer and Volleyball. Your clients will love these drills and you’ll appreciate the versatility of these drills -- they can be done inside or out, standing or seated with minimal (and cheap!) equipment. This workshop is guaranteed to turn even the most established couch potato into a weekend warrior!
1. List the primal movements necessary for independent living
2. Assess clients to determine their level of stability
3. Design and implement balance drills based on sports-inspired movements