Fitness

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

Yoga for Beginners- FULL

Learn the basic yoga postures, meditation and breathing techniques in this gentle yoga class. This class will prepare you with basic yoga postures and insure safe positioning to make your yogic journey easy on your body and mind.

Mondays * 3/5/18-3/26/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-01 * Kimberly VanHoose * Room: O-109

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Best Deal! Yoga Mondays with Kim! – FULL

Join us every Monday to experience the many benefits of a regular Yoga practice.

Mondays * 3/5/18-5/21/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $69 (member) $89 (non-member)
YOGA CF011-01 * Kimberly VanHoose * Room: O-109

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Stretching for Better Sleep – NEW

We “spring ahead” on March 11th this year, and you know the feeling, your body’s clock is out of whack again. Or, you work third shift, it’s already noon and you feel wired for sound and the last thing you want to do is crawl into bed. If you suffer from stress, insomnia, or lack of energy due to lost or disrupted sleep you can benefit from this class. We’ll practice simple breath awareness in supportive stretching poses to help release deep tension. As tension dissolves you’ll feel relaxed and ready for sleep. Join us to nourish and nurture your body, mind and spirit…sleep well.

Wednesday * 3/14/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $20 (member) $25 (non-member)
YOGA CC01-01 * Rachel Roelof * Room: O-109

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Yoga Basics: Spring & Summer Awakening – NEW

Now that it’s time to become active again we need to stretch those muscles that have been sitting for too long over the winter. Join us to practice some detoxing postures to “spring clean” our bodies, work on getting our energy up with subtle tips to get you ready at any time of day to move and to simply shake off the winter and step into warm weather. We will also be working with our inner Fire to get our energy heated up and focus on learning a variety of sun salutations. Finally, you’ll learn easy postures designed to help you cool down from the heat of summer days. NOTE: No class 4/4/18.

Wednesdays * 3/21/18-4/25/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $35 (member) $40 (non-member)
YOGA CF005-01 * Rachel Roelof * Room: O-109

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Yoga for Stress Relief & Total Relaxation

Our busy lives can be very stressful, and with work, family, and social obligations it can feel overwhelming. This gentle yoga class is designed to give you a peaceful vacation from your busy life. If you suffer from stress, anxiety, or you’re simply feeling burned out, you can benefit from this class. We’ll focus on deep breathing, guided relaxation, and in our last class session you’ll experience Yoga Nidra which is translated to Yogic Sleep, a state of conscious for extreme relaxation and a subtler spiritual exploration. As tension dissolves you’ll feel refreshed, renewed and balanced. Join us to nourish and nurture your body, mind and spirit.

Wednesdays * 5/2/18-5/23/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-03 * Rachel Roelof * Room: O-109

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Best Deal! Yoga Wednesdays with Rachel

Wednesdays * 3/21/18-5/23/18 (no class 4/4/18) * 5:30-6:30 pm * $59 (member) $79 (non-member) * YOGA CF009-01 * Rachel Roelof * Room: O-109

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Pranayama: The Breath of Yoga

You can open any magazine or newspaper and read about 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 * 4/9/18-4/30/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-02 * Kimberly VanHoose * Room: O-109

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Hatha Yoga: A Focus on the Feet, Hips & Psoas – NEW

Beginning with the feet and working our way up the body, this beginner/intermediate class will focus on these three areas and how to strengthen and align them in a yoga practice. The gentle movements of yoga will help bring awareness into your body, and set up a foundation for a good yoga practice. During the first week we will focus on the feet as a foundation for your practice. Setting up a good foundation will help bring proper alignment into the yoga poses and bring balance back into the body. The second week will focus on the hips and legs. This week we will bring awareness to the strength of our legs and hips and our stability and mobility in the Asanas. In the third week we will focus on the psoas and core. As the center of the body, the core is the center of all of our poses in yoga. We will learn how to use our core to protect our back and joints and to find strength in the Asanas. NOTE: No class 4/7/18).

Saturdays * 4/14/18-4/28/18 * 1-2:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-04 * Meghan Luchies * Room: O-109

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Hatha Yoga: A Focus on the Spine & Shoulders – NEW

In this class you’ll continue up the body to focus on the spine, shoulders and internal organs. During this continuation of the first three weeks, this series will focus in the upper body and how we can strengthen, heal, and find balance in our yoga practice. In the first week we will focus on the spine. We will learn the different movements of the spine and how we can strengthen and find fluidity in the Asanas. The second week will bring awareness to the shoulders. We will learn to open our shoulders through our yoga practice and find length and agility in the Asanas. The last week will focus on our organs and inner body peace. We will learn how all parts of our body are affected by our practice, and learn how the Asanas detoxify our organs and help us find inner balance and peace.

Saturdays * 5/5/18-5/12/18 * 1-2:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-05 * Meghan Luchies * Room: O-109

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Best Deal! Yoga Saturdays with Meghan

Saturdays * 3/31/18-5/12/18 (no class 4/7/18) * 1-2:30 pm * $49 (member) $59 (non-member)
YOGA CF010-01 * Meghan Luchies * Room: O-109

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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 * 5/3/18-6/7/18 * 6-7:30 pm * $79 (member) $99 (non-member)
LFIT CW009-01 * Sue Deese * Room: O-109

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Yoga 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 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.

Mondays * 5/7/18-5/21/18 * 5:30-6:30 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF003-01 * Kimberly VanHoose * Room: O-109

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Shuffleboard Basics

Did you know we have an amazing Shuffleboard court right here in Bailey Park? In this class you’ll learn the simple rules of the game that is made to be fun for everyone. We’ve designed this beginning Shuffleboard class for newcomers who want to learn about the game and develop their individual abilities as players. Shuffleboard is 85% strategy and 15% physical skill. You know that exercise counts, and with Shuffleboard you can achieve mental growth, physical activity, social interaction, new friends, and energy for life. Play Shuffleboard and have fun! NOTE: We’ll meet at the Bailey Park Shuffleboard courts, rain or shine, so come dressed for the weather and be ready to have a great time.

Saturdays * 5/12/18-5/19/18 * 1-3 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
LFIT CAA04-01 * Jerry Deren * Location: Bailey Park Shuffleboard Courts

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Basics of Better Biking: Bike Safety & Spring Tune Up – NEW

This class is perfect if you are a beginning cyclist and you know the basics of riding but are looking to explore the rapidly growing sport of road cycling. Your instructor, an avid cyclist, will provide the rules for sharing the road with motor vehicles, and the basics of urban riding; gear use and shifting gears; proper braking and bike control; climbing and descending hills; riding etiquette and traffic laws related to cycling. You’ll also learn how to change a flat tire, an important skill if you get one 10 miles from home! Bring your bike and basic bike tools to class and we’ll show you how to tune it up and get it ready for the road, and the second week you’ll take a short ride using the safe riding tips you’ve learned. NOTE: Bring your bike into the Ohm Building, Room 109.

Saturdays * 5/12/18-5/19/18 * 9-11 am * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
LFIT CR004-01 * Tom Rose * Room: O-109

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Self Defense Basics

Many self-defense seminars teach awesome techniques that work—IF you practice them on a regular basis! This class is designed to get you to think differently about yourself and your environment, and offers some simple and effective practices to help you deter, evade and escape an attack should the need arise. It will teach you how to “keep your head” about you in stressful situations and will offer some practical insight that you can use in everyday life. This class will give you confidence and a good foundation in self-preservation skills to keep you safe and sound. This is a great class for moms and daughters who want to learn a new and valuable skill together!

Wednesday * 5/30/18 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
MAAR CB002-01 * Janean Crapo * Room: O-109

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