Body, Mind and Funny Bone: Teacher Spreads Joy of 'Ageless Grace' Fitness Program
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kathy Streng teaches the Ageless Grace fitness program to participants of all ages. The program is designed to stretch cognitive and physical abilities without causing stress on the body. Exercises include memory games and practicing balance, and these activities are often done simultaneously. . “We are doing exercises in which the brain is engaged with the body,” says Streng, who believes the program has several long term health benefits. The program revolves around 21 exercises that work to strengthen the core, increase range of motion, and improve several other mental and physical skills.