LUNGtivity Program

LUNGtivity ™  is a low intensity community exercise program for individuals living with lung disease. Fitness Leaders are specially trained to work with those living with lung conditions. It is offered both in person and virtually.

The goals of the LUNGtivity ™ program are to:

· Reduce feelings of breathlessness during daily activities

· Remain independent for as long as possible

· Be active in a safe and accessible environment

· Be supported in lung disease self-management

LUNGtivity ™  is a continuation of the exercise portion of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program offered in Manitoba. Before starting this exercise program, you are not required to complete a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

This is the exercise program for you if you can:

· Safely attend a community exercise class

· Walk and transfer to a chair on your own or with a gait aide

(cane/walker, etc.)

· Administer/change and manage your own oxygen (if you require oxygen)

· Have an emergency contact available during your exercise class for safety

To participate in this program:

You will be asked to fill out some screening questionnaires and consent to participate in an exercise program· to ensure your safety

You will be asked to provide phone numbers for two emergency contacts who are available during your exercise class in case you feel unwell

Participants may be asked to speak to their health care provider before beginning this exercise program.

Our Fall Session is full for our 7 week Winter Session Wednesdays Jan 11- Feb 22 11:45 am -12:45 pm

is open for registration. As well, we are the only location offering this where you do not need to get up and down off the floor to do your stretches or exercises. We have specialised raised mats for you to lie on.