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Photo Album: A Matter of Balance Around the Country

Partnership for Healthy Aging would like to thank our Master Trainer sites for sharing photos of class participants, coaches and training sessions.  Below are just a few of many submissions... we will continue to add more!

Sisters Arlyne and Charlotte practice their arm exercises as a part of the Matter of Balance program held at Clay County Public Health Center in Liberty, Missouri. Photo and submission by Elizabeth Jackson.

David a.k.a Mack, smiles as he increases shoulder flexibility with a couple of the exercises from the MOB program held at Clay County Public Health Center in Liberty, Missouri. Photo and submission by Elizabeth Jackson.



David and Molly practice their arm-chair push to increase upper-body strength using exercises provided in the MOB class held at CCPHC in Liberty, Missouri. Photo and submission by Elizabeth Jackson.



Charlie pushes towards increased flexibility with his heel-cord strectch during the MOB class held at the Humana Guidance Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo and submission by Elizabeth Jackson.



Participants in a Matter of Balance class at the South Mountain Community Center in Phoenix, AZ, begin the Matter of Balance rowing exercise. Photo by Mariana Rogers. Submitted by Linda Anderson, Master Trainer, City of Phoenix Human Services Department, Phoenix, AZ.


A Matter of Balance class participants at Morningside Ministries at The Meadows in San Antonio, TX, practice MOB group exercises. Photo and submission by Teresa Dawson-Jones, Master Trainer, Morningside Ministries at The Meadows, San Antonio, TX.



Cheverus School residents of East Boston enthusiastically doing MOB exercises under the guidance of Coaches Tricia Diaz & Mike Nicastro. Photo by Linn Morrill. Submitted by Rosario Lapus, Master Trainer, ABCD Elder Services, Boston , MA .


A Matter of Balance class participant Inez Garcia displays her certificate of class completion. Pictured with Inez is Vicki Garza, A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model Coach with the Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend in Corpus Christi , TX. Photo and submission by Viola Monrreal, Master Trainer, Coastal Bend Area Agency on Aging, Corpus Christi, TX.



A Matter of Balance coaches take a break to do stretching exercises at a recognition breakfast held at Fountainview, a senior residence and Matter of Balance site in Monsey , NY .  This event was planned to provide new coaches an opportunity to meet experienced coaches. Coaches shared information and were honored with Volunteer Appreciation Awards. Photo by Sandy King. Submitted by Barbara Plasker, Master Trainer, Rockland County Department of Health, Pomona, NY.

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If you have a Matter of Balance photo you would like to share, please contact Michelle Nevers at Please be sure that subjects in photo(s) have signed a photo release form authorizing permission to use their pictures before submitting for publication.


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