Matter of Balance

When & Where

Thursdays, September 5 – November 7 (no class September 19 & October 10)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shepherd of the Valley (Room 22)
Cost: Free
Class limited to 14

What to Expect

Learn practical strategies for reducing your fear of falling, changing your environment to reduce risks, and increasing your activity level to prevent falls. This evidence-based program meets for eight weeks and includes group discussion and exercise. All mobility levels are welcome, including those using a walker or wheelchair.

After you register, additional registration forms will be provided for you to fill out.

Questions? Contact Cheryl at 952.322.4144 or

This class is for any adult who: 
  • Is concerned about falls
  • Has had a fall in the past
  • Restricts activities because of concerns about falling
  • Wants to improve flexibility, balance, and strength
What will you learn?
  • View falls and the fear of falling as controllable
  • Set realistic goals for increasing activity
  • Change environments to reduce risk factors
  • Use exercise to increase strength and balance
Benefits of the class
  • Feel comfortable increasing activity and continuing to exercise
  • Feel more comfortable talking about the fear of falling
  • Meet new friends
  • Provide support and encouragement to your peers
  • Become more involved in your community and with your neighbors

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