Active Aging - speaker from Pennybyrn at Maryfield
Kathy Jacobs is the Wellness Leader at Pennybyrn, which means that she coordinates all classes and special events that have to do with exercise. In addition to either teaching or supervising the instruction of over 20 classes per week, she assists residents in setting up their individual exercise routines, and plans incentive-based challenges to encourage more of the residents to get active and stay active.
Kathy has a Bachelor of Science degree from UNCG and has obtained numerous advanced certifications, including the ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist, the ACE Personal Trainer, and others in the fields of Aquatics, Indoor Cycling and Senior Adult Fitness. At High Point Regional Health System she worked for 13 years as an exercise physiologist in the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, and was a personal trainer and group exercise instructor at the Hartley Drive YMCA
Look forward to seeing you all there in the morning.