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Fitness Class Descriptions

Instructor will collect passes at the start of each class..

Classical Yoga
Poses and breath work in the Sivananda style to strengthen your body, de-stress your mind, and center your spirit. Good for those with physical limitations and those seeking a deeper yoga practice.  

Iyengar Yoga
Achieve greater balance, strength, and flexibility by practicing some beginning poses in the Iyengar tradition, focusing on precision and alignment. All levels welcome.  

Hatha Yoga
A whole body work-out disguised in a meditative Vinyasa  flow.  Open and strengthen the entire body and leave feeling connected and joyful.  All levels welcome.  

Kripalu Yoga
Kripalu Yoga is sometimes called the yoga of consciousness. Students are encouraged to honor the wisdom of the body while incorporating music with movement and breath. The theme of this class is catharsis so join us and let yourself go!  6 months of yoga experience suggested.  

Gentle Yoga
Drawing from a variety of styles, you will be introduced to the complexities of yoga in a gentle way. Appropriate for seniors, those with physical challenges or injuries, and those new to yoga.

Gentle Yoga for Strength                                                                                                                                       Move with more agility, grace and ease as we learn to balance the bones in a natural healthy posture, using the muscles needed to hold those bones in place! This is a basic gentle class designed to develop strength and stability to improve natural alignment and balance. Through breath work, focus and postures, we will work with the deep inner core muscles and fascia to better support the spine.  The class will help bring more physical self- awareness resulting in a deeper connection to your body to promote health and well-being.    

Yoga Stretch and Restore 
Start your day with a balanced practice that includes supportive yoga postures and mindful attention to breath that will leave you feeling awake, energized and relaxed. This class is appropriate for all levels, all bodies and is taught in the Viniyoga style.

Slow Flow Yoga
An alignment based yoga class relying on body weight for strength conditioning and rhythmic breathing for deep stretching. Poses are held longer to allow for ructural alignment and integration of the mind, body and spirit. Appropriate for levels.

Total Body Ciruit 
A High intensity workout including workouts to boost strength, cardio and core for a total body workout.

Align and Flow
This is a multi-level yoga flow class paired with music. Be prepared to move, chant, and sweat.  

Relax and Renew Yoga
This is a gentle hatha yoga class designed to help you unwind at the end of the day, Focus will be on mindful breathing to inspire deep relaxation and yoga movements to release stress/tension and rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit. Balance, alignment and comfort in our bodies will be practiced as we learn together in our evening yoga sessions.  

Tai Chi
Tai Chi is an ancient form of exercise for developing flexibility, strength, stamina, aim, balance, and self-control.  All levels are encouraged and welcome.

Pilates
The Pilates method seeks to develop controlled movement from a strong core while building flexibility and strength.  This class will follow Joseph Pilates as well as non-classical movements to challenge even the most advanced student. Props will be used such as weighted balls, fit balls and hand weights.    

Gentle Pilates
Start your day with a gentler version of the traditional Pilates, which is known for building core abdominals, strength, stability, and flexibility. All movements are performed on an exercise mat with an option of weighted and or large exercise balls. Leave the class feeling taller, stronger, and more energetic.  

Nia
A "fusion fitness" program that combines fun dance movements and heart pumping martial arts moves infused with subtle therapeutic techniques designed to heighten body awareness.   

Kickboxing
Come join us on Monday nights for a rocking cardio class that will challenge your body and celebrate high intensity! For all levels.    

Senior Strength and Stretch
A perfect opportunity to work at your own pace maintaining bone density, increasing endurance, and improving flexibility.  For all levels.  

Zhineng Qigong                                                                                                                                                      Zhineng Qigong (Chi-Lei Qigong ) is the world’s most practiced medicine-less Qigong (Qi=energy, Gong=practice). Zhineng Qigong was created by Dr. Pang Ming and has over 20 million followers. Zhineng Qigong combines Traditional Chinese Qigong Healing methods and Western mindfulness techniques. You will be taught Dr. Pang’s Body/Mind exercises, Lift Qi up Pour Qi down method and 3 centers merge meditation. Learn how to bring positive universal Qi energy into the body and how to release negative Qi energy that causes illness. All levels of fitness are welcome. Qigong can be practiced standing or sitting and no equipment is necessary.

Zumba®
This is a fun and energetic dance-fitness class inspired by Latin music, exotic dance rhythms and aerobic fitness.  For all levels.  

Zumba® Toning
This class is designed with Latin and International dance rhythms integrating aerobic, interval and resistance training.

Karate Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean martial art, which teaches hand and foot fighting, fighting forms, and self-defense, in a family-friendly atmosphere. Open to persons of all abilities, 7 years old and up.

Functional Fitness- Functional exercise that will challenge your balance and coordination, simultaneously improving your strength and range of motion. Specific tasks will be performed to help improve your daily activities. Special emphasis is placed on proper execution of each exercise while remaining in correct anatomical positioning.

 

Classes held on the Mezzanine

Sunrise Cycle
A perfect class for early risers! Get a great workout in before your work day begins. A full hour of Cardio Cycling. For all levels.  

Morning Cycle
A full hour of Cardio Interval Training. For all levels.  

Cycling - Intervals
Join us for intervals of high and low intensity cycling. You control the pace while getting the workout of your life! For all levels.  

Saturday and Sunday Cycling Rotation 
A cardiovascular workout using stationary bikes to help improve cardiorespiratory endurance and strength.

Sunday Cycle Quartet
Four instructors, four different styles, one amazing class. All fitness levels welcome.  

 

 

 

 


Pre-Registration Classes

All preregistration classes may be cancelled 24 hours prior to the start date if there is low enrollment.

 

 


Fitness

Fitness

Morning Pilates
Saturday Jun 23 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Cycling Class
Saturday Jun 23 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Zumba
Saturday Jun 23 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Iyengar Yoga
Saturday Jun 23 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Zhineng Qi Gong
Saturday Jun 23 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Zhineng Qigong
Saturday Jun 23 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Sunday Cycle Quartet
Sunday Jun 24 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Cardio Intervals
Sunday Jun 24 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Slow Flow Yoga
Sunday Jun 24 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Gentle Yoga for Strength
Monday Jun 25 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM