Fitness

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

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Yoga: Breath & Movement-   Only 1 Spot Left!
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 * 10/22/18-11/12/18 * 6-7 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-02 * Rachel Roelof * 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.

Mondays * 11/19/18-12/10/18 * 6-7 pm * $29 (member) $35 (non-member)
YOGA CF004-03 * Rachel Roelof * Room: O-109

 

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 * 10/11/18-11/15/18 * 6-7:30 pm * $79 (member) $99 (non-member)
LFIT CW009-01 * Sue Deese * Room: O-109

 

Yin Yoga: A Restorative Practice – NEW
You can regain and maintain your physical, mental, and emotional balance through yin yoga and its calming, healing approach. Take a break from the stress and the noise of life and enjoy a quiet yoga practice. This slower paced class offers long holds in passive postures giving you the opportunity to relax in the posture and quiet your mind. The long holds also offer you deeper access to your body for a release of the deep connective tissue. This slow meditative practice can help to calm the mind and body, lower stress levels, and increase flexibility.

Tuesdays * 10/16/18-11/20/18 * 6-7 pm * $39 (member) $49 (non-member)
YOGA CC006-01 * Meghan Luchies * Room: O-109

 

Self Defense Basics-   Only 5 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 * 11/28/18 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
MAAR CB002-01 * Brett Weiss * Room: O-109