Fitness

All fitness classes will be held in the Ohm Building, Room 109 unless otherwise noted.

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Explore Tai Chi

Are you still searching for the perfect exercise form? Come experience the graceful movements of this ancient practice combining exercise, concentration, and body awareness. Tai Chi is a form of moving meditation. The slow gentle form will move almost every joint in your body, with gentle or no impact. No special equipment or clothing is needed to do Tai Chi. This class is good for anyone looking to keep their joints moving, increase their balance or just learn something that is relaxing. This is a class for beginners and you’ll be able to practice the techniques you learn in class at home with a DVD that’s included in your class fee.

Thursdays * 4/11/19-5/16/19 * 6-7:30 pm * $79 (member) $99 (non-member)
Sue Deese * Room: O-109

 

Yoga: Breath & Movement- FULL

You can open any magazine or newspaper and read studies on breathing meditation and its health benefits. In this class you will experience the connection between breath and movement.  This dynamic yoga class will reignite the relationship between your body and spirit as you carefully observe your natural flow from asana to asana.  This practice will prepare you for gentle to moderate yoga classes and bring forth your awareness and focus, both on and off the mat.

Mondays * 4/15/19-5/6/19 * 6-7 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
Kathy Haulman * Room: O-109

 

Yoga: Core Moves for a Flat Belly- FULL

This class is designed to stretch and strengthen your core as well as your entire body. Explore the concept that core work is 360 degrees around the body. Starting with the most useful breathing techniques, we will guide you through a set of effective yoga poses that you can perform one after another, smoothly and gracefully transitioning from one to the next in a flowing motion. In addition to losing belly fat and strengthening your core, these yoga poses will help you to increase your flexibility and strengthen all the parts of your body. We’ll include a range of warm up moves, flow and twist postures, a cool down and each session will end with a well-earned relaxation meditation. Yoga experience is preferred. No class 5/27/19.

Mondays * 5/13/19-6/10/19 * 6-7 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
Kathy Haulman * Room: O-109

 

Cardio Drumming for Beginners – FULL

Are you ready to have fun burning off 600-900 calories an hour? No matter your level of coordination you can pick up the basic moves of cardio drumming in just one or two sessions, so don’t let that hold you back! You can have with fun with fitness when we combine drumming, great music, rhythm and movement—there’s never a dull moment. We’ll provide all the materials, you just need to sign up, sign up a friend and come have some fun getting fit and feeling great!

Tuesdays * 5/14/19-6/18/19 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $35 (member) $45 (non-member)
Bailey Scott * Location: Miller Building

 

Plyometrics: Challenge Fitness – NEW

The term “plyometrics” was coined by Fred Wilt a former Olympic distance runner after he watched Soviet athletes prepare for their events in track and field in the 1970s. Plyometrics includes explosive powerful training exercises that are designed to activate the quick response and elastic properties of the major muscles in the body. It is a core element in the strength training programs of elite sports athletes worldwide. In this class you will learn and experience plyometric exercises designed to challenge you and take you to the next level in your physical fitness journey. This is an excellent class for athletes who want to learn moves that improve performance in playing your favorite sport, and for those looking for a new way to test your physical abilities.

Mondays & Wednesdays * 6/3/19-6/27/19 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $49 (member) $59 (non-member)
Eric Laskovy * Location: Miller Building

 

Self Defense Basics- ONLY 6 SPOTS LEFT!

The worst part of an attack situation for a victim is the feeling of total helplessness. Discover some powerful equalizers which will allow you to physically escape dangerous assaults, offering you empowerment in place of defenselessness. Learn to take advantage of an attacker’s visceral responses. Each technique is meant to inflict unexpected pain in order to escape, making the smallest person physically dominant. These techniques are simple and can be learned quickly while maintaining effectiveness in real situations. Best of all, they give you the confidence to know that you don’t have to be a victim. This is a great class for moms and daughters who want to learn a new and valuable skill together!

Wednesday * 6/5/19 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
Brett Weiss * Location: Miller Building, Room 112