Silver&Fit(R) Adds WATERinMOTION(R) Fitness Classes to Growing List of Endorsed Classes for Members

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SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Silver&Fit Exercise and Healthy Aging Program for Medicare Advantage members has expanded its range of Silver&Fit no cost or low cost class offerings to include the popular WATERinMOTION fitness classes.

Two classes will be available to Silver&Fit members at participating Silver&Fit fitness facilities: WATERinMOTION and WATERinMOTION Platinum.

  • WATERinMOTION provides a low-impact aqua exercise workout for participants of all fitness levels. It addresses aqua-specific exercise choreographed to an upbeat, intergenerational music selection that suits a wide range of participants.
  • WATERinMOTION Platinum is a shallow-water, low-impact aqua exercise workout for active older adults. It provides safe, effective and fun classes that include easy-to-learn choreography and scientifically-designed programming and education.

"The WATERinMOTION fitness classes offer exercise techniques that are easy on the joints and muscles, making them a logical choice for our members," said Fitness Network Management Vice President Brett Hanson.

Silver&Fit instructors who are seeking training opportunities for WATERinMOTION fitness classes can visit or call WATERinMOTION at 877-SCW-FITT.

WATERinMOTION offers quarterly updates to its choreographed programs, giving instructors a solid foundation and structure to teaching aquatic fitness. The workouts offer land-equivalent intensity, energizing music and powerful marketing to engage fitness facility members.

About SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION

SCW Fitness Education is a nationally recognized fitness education body that provides exercise programming solutions, hands-on instructor certifications, continuing education courses and national conventions to fitness professionals since 1987. SCW is the distributor of the Les Mills group fitness programs in the Midwest and created and distributes WATERinMOTION; a pre-choreographed, quarterly-released, aquatic exercise program offered worldwide. Aquatic Professionals, Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Instructors, Small Group Training Leaders, Cycling Teachers, Mind-Body Experts, Sport Specific Training Teachers and many more get certified through SCW Fitness Education and go on to attend one of our seven MANIA® Fitness Professional Training Events in Philadelphia, California, Florida, Atlanta, Dallas, Midwest (Chicago) and Boston. Partnering with organizations like Club Industry and THRSA, a regional branch of IHRSA, SCW also attracts Managers, Directors and Owners of clubs and facilities nationwide to our business and management tracks. SCW and its many offerings are "where fitness professionals go to learn."

About the Silver&Fit Exercise & Healthy Aging Program

The Silver&Fit program is an exercise and healthy aging program providing unique, evidence-based fitness and health education activities for Medicare beneficiaries and group retirees. As part of the Silver&Fit program, members have access to: no-cost or low-cost memberships at a participating, contracted fitness club or exercise center, or to the Silver&Fit Home Fitness Program for those unable to participate at a fitness facility or who prefer to work out at home;, a website with a variety of health tools and resources; The Silver Slate®, a quarterly newsletter; and a toll-free customer service hotline. Follow Silver&Fit on YouTube at, Twitter @SilverandFit, Facebook at and Instagram @SilverandFit. The Silver&Fit program is a product of American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH).

About American Specialty Health

American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH) is a national health services organization that provides fitness and exercise programs, population health solutions and specialty health care programs for health plans, insurance carriers, employer groups and trust funds. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Dallas, TX, Indianapolis, IN and Columbia, SC, ASH has more than 1,000 employees and administers services for more than 37 million members nationwide. Additional products offered through ASH and its subsidiaries include Healthyroads®, FitnessCoach™, Active&Fit®, ExerciseRewardsTM and others. For more information about ASH, visit or call 800-848-3555. Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter at @ASHCompanies.

CONTACT: Lisa Freeman Silver&Fit Office: 310-390-3070 Cell: 310-422-9200 Sara Kooperman, JD, CEO WATERinMOTION Office: 877-SCW-FITT Cell: 847-274-6308

Source:American Specialty Health