Seniors cut a rug

By Ashleigh Fielding | posted on August 30, 2019

RETIREMENT certainly does not mean slowing down by any means and doesn’t this group of Albany senior citizens know it.

The Over 50s Line Dancing Group meets twice a week for varying difficulty levels of line dancing to keep them fit, healthy and social.

Over 50s Club President Val Chisholm has been line dancing for more than four years and said it’s often the reason some people get out of bed in the morning.

“Dancing is great for new people in town to meet other people, and it’s also great for people who have lost their partner,” she said.

“Dancing gets you out of bed and makes you have a laugh.”

Vice President Jennifer Sinclair agreed.

“It’s really fun and it’s great that people have a coffee afterwards, which is good for people who are alone,” she said.

“And without knowing, when you’re dancing, you’re doing balancing and fitness, all designed for over 50s,” Ms Chisholm added.

“You don’t have to worry about tearing a muscle or hurting your bladder because it’s all designed for over 50s.”

To join in all the fun, contact Ms Sinclair on 9844 1199 to see when the group is next meeting or check the Weekender’s Community Noticeboard.