Group Fitness Schedule
We offer 2 types of Group Fitness Classes:
ALL CLASSES LAST 1 HOUR UNLESS SPECIFIED OTHERWISE. Schedules may be changed or classes canceled from time to time due to class popularity.
All classes are evaluated monthly. Management will make every effort to make any changes at the beginning of a month.
NO CELL PHONES IN CLASS PLEASE.
NEW FOR NOVEMBER: NEW CLASSES - Mondays, 5:45am 1/2 YOGA FLOW AND 1/2 STRETCH with Leslie Offidani and Thursdays 9am BOOTCAMP with Anne K.
MELT Yoga Workshop Saturday, Dec. 6th with Suzanne Brier - see Fitness page for details.
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BODY SCULPTING: Tone and define your body using resistance. This is also a good *beginning* for those interested in the weight room or those that need help in a variety of different exercises. Exercises are always changing to provide the body with new stimulants. Improves muscular endurance.
CYCLE CLASS: A high energy workout on a stationary bike done in a fitness studio with various light and music settings to create an energized atmosphere. The class incorporates phases such as a warm-up, steady uptempo cadences, sprint intervals, rolling hills, steep climbs, and cool-downs. It offers the biggest cardio conditioning & muscle toning payoff for your effort. Participants control resistance on their bike to make the pedaling as easy or difficult as they choose which makes this class a perfect fit for all levels of fitness, beginners to advanced riders. Participants are required to bring a water bottle to class and all cycles are fitted with toe clips (so you can wear tennis shoes) or with Shimano-style SPD cleats. A heart rate monitor is recommended for those who like to increase their cardiovascular capacity. The monitos will indicate whether you are working too hard or not hard enough- it's an exceptional tool for progress. No experience needed! Come join the pack!
MUSCLE CARDIO: Also known as "HIIT" which stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Class consists of a 12 minute warm-up and then go to 8 sets of high intensity moves that last 40 seconds only with 1-2 minutes in between depending on the exertion of the move. After the intervals there is muscle work for 20 minutes and abs for 8-10 minutes and then a short cool down stretch. This class can be done by anyone as the level of difficulty strictly depends on the student's own efforts. As indicated it's not about speed of movement as much as it is INTENSITY.
FUNCTIONAL BACKS / MAT PILATES: A contemporary approach to the "mind-body" exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates. It incorporates modern exercise science and rehabilitation principles, eliminating contraindicated movements while emphasizing neutral alignment, core stability and peripheral mobility. Flattens, tones and strengthen abs, provides longer, leaner muscles, improves posture, increases circulation, relieves tension and improves body awareness.
ACTIVE SENIORS MUSCLE CONDITIONING: Get the results you're looking for with safe, effective resistance training. We use dumbbells, tubing with handles, or just plain gravity for a total body workout. This class will help strengthen muscle as well as the bone attached to the muscle. Balance moves are included.
R I P P E D: An acronym for Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and Diet/Nutrition. The workouts relieve stress and tension, improves body shape, self esteem and overallhealth, is physically challenging with some friendly competition. It's enjoyable and fun!
STEP: All STEP classes utilize a platform for stepping up and down while incorporating different arm and foot patterns. Various class formats are offered to keep you challenged, including intervals where the heart rate fluctuates with varying workloads. MULTI STEP - utilizes 4 steps - you will be sharing steps with other members in the class. This class is very challenging and is recommended for the intermediate & experienced stepper. NEW multisteppers can practie using their own 4 steps - knowledge of basic step is preferred.
STRETCH CLASS: Simple basic stretches for every part of the body. There are many different ways to lengthen shortened muscles, tightened tendons and ligaments. Find a way in this class that works great for you and continue throughout the week to keep the muscles loose. Some stretches are yoga based but there is no chanting or yoga flow movements. Use of a strap is recommended for those that are very tight. Mats are provided by the club.
T'AI CHI: T'ai Chi is a 700-year-old stress-relieving movement and breathing practice from China. Featuring martial-art-style movements and resembling a slow-motion dance, T'ai Chi fortifies the entire body, especially strengthening the lower extremities to improve balance and coordination. It's also been shown to improve range of motion, circulation, and heart and lung health, lowering blood pressure while creating and reinforcing a positive mind/body connection. No special equipment or clothing required, T'ai Chi is a suitable exercise for just about everyone.
TABATA BOOTCAMP: “Tabata” is the name of a particular type of workout program that provides similar health benefits to that of cardio workouts, but Tabata is more intense. Instead of hours upon hours or exercise, Tabata can be completed in 4 minutes. Tabata falls under the category of high intensity training or high intensity interval training. This class strings several Tabata cycles together for one of the most intense workouts you can get. The 20 seconds of work followed by only 10 seconds of down time gives you just enough time to catch your breath and keep going. The cycles include eight Tabatas for a total of 4 minutes. Each Tabata can be 8 cycles of one exercise, four cycles of two, two cycles of four or any combination thereof (a tabata stop watch is used) There is one minute down between each 8 cycles where you rehydrate and learn the basics for the next set.
TABATA CORE: Consists of 4-6 Tabata cycles of core exercises. The exercises can be standing, lying down or plank assisted. MANY possibilities that get your heart rate up and your core SORE. Remembering that core is everything but arms and legs (though they do assist the body) the glutes and back muscles are included in this class.
YOGA: Yoga creates a strong elastic body while the work‑out reduces fatigue, soothes the nerves and disciplines the body and mind. Beginning yoga concentrates on flexibility, breathing and technique. Yoga All Levels or Intermediate-Advanced incorporates HATHA postures (physical exercise) and meditation.
EXPLORING YOGA: Exploring yoga is an all levels class designed to experience yoga postures, breathing, meditation, and deep awareness of the body and mind. The instructor weaves a variety of heart themes into class to enhance the experience of this connection. Focus is on breath control, the utilization of muscular and organic energy and subtle alignment principles that facilitate healing and a feeling of well-being. Occasionally, the class leans towards a more relaxed and restorative experience.
YOGA NIDRA: Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation leading to the most profound state of relaxation. No experience or effort is required. You simply lie on your back, maintaining just enough consciousness to follow the guide's voice. The mind becomes empty while deeply held tensions in the body spontaneously dissolve. Yoga Nidra has been proven to relieve chronic stress, fatigue, insomnia, addictions, diabetes and a range of other health issues.
ZUMBA®: Zumba® is an easy-to-follow and one-of-a kind of way to get in shape through Latin and World Dance. Zumba® incorporates a fusion of Latin dance and Music making it a class that is enjoyed by all ages and fitness levels. Samba, Salsa, Reggatone, Bachata, Quebradita, Merengue, Flamenco, Axe, Cumbia and more are all incorporated in this high energy, fun class. Zumba® is for all levels Beginner to Advanced. No experience is needed! Feel the music! Come join the party!
10. Classes are open to all members including kids as long as they act like adults.
11. For safety and security reasons, please keep your belongings in a locker.
12. If you sustain an injury during the class, you MUST report it to the front desk no matter how insignificant it may seem.
ALL CLASSES LAST 1 HOUR UNLESS SPECIFIED OTHERWISE