Aerobic RIBONZ is an exercise class to be enjoyed by everyone including adults, children, mentally or physically challenged individuals, those with lower extremity injuries and/or the geriatric population that require seated positions.  RIBONZ can even be utilized by participants isolated to their bed as long as they have use of their upper extremities, and the head of the bed may be elevated.  The movements, music, and beauty of the colorful RIBONZ flowing during class will capture your attention, promote socialization and interaction among other participants all while building balance, coordination, perception and kinesthetic awareness.

Aerobic RIBONZ allows for a wide variety of participants to experience the following benefits:

  • Maintain and build bone mass
  • Strengthen rotator cuff muscles to help prevent tears
  • Build balance and develop righting reactions to prevent falls
  • Incorporate visually stimulating feedback to aid the combining of mind, body and spirit
  • Build coordination by syncing right and left sides of the brain
  • Improve heart and lung function
  • Promote correct posture by stretching the chest and building back muscles
  • Increases calorie burn aiding in weight loss
  • Ensure instant feedback to develop and maintain full ROM in shoulders to promote ability to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Promote serotonin release resulting in a natural increase of optimism
  • Sculpt the arms, abdominals and legs