January 2019 Fitness Courses

These short classes are a great opportunity to keep active after the holiday season or to try something new.

Registration begins Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 for the following courses:

Zumba is the hottest class to hit the fitness world! This hour-long dance-based fitness class is set to international rhythms. No experience in dance or aerobic classes is required and Zumba is open to all fitness levels. This class will help you sculpt a tight mid-section without getting on the floor. Wear sneakers and light clothes. Bring a water bottle!
4 Sessions, MCD 192
Mon., 1/7 - 1/28, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

4 Sessions, MCD 192
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Chrissy Sarratori of Abs In., Inc., Instructor

Hi-Lo Aerobics
This is a combination Hi-Lo impact class designed with both men and women in mind. Each class adheres to the exercise guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine. The one-hour class includes a complete cardiovascular workout and a stretching and strength training component that will tone muscles and burn fat. Routines are set to contemporary music by the original artists. Energize and have fun. This class is designed for all levels - everyone can be successful!
4 Sessions, MCD 192
Mon., 1/7 - 1/28, 7 - 8 p.m.

4 Sessions, MCD 192
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 7 - 8 p.m.
Chrissy Sarratori of Abs In., Inc., Instructor

Metabolic Blast Bootcamp
Shred fat, sculpt lean muscles, lose inches and gain metabolic power before your day begins! Those who get their workout done before the day kicks off experience increased metabolic burn through the rest of the day, resulting in a whole day's worth of success. This inspiring fitness journey will empower you with an atmosphere of camaraderie and support to achieve noticeable changes using the proven techniques of interval training. Course fee includes $25 materials fee.

What you receive:

  • 36 classes of high-intensity interval training
  • Expert coaching from a nationally-certified personal trainer
  • Nutritional support
  • Weekly food journal
  • Fitness assessment
  • 24-7 online support and individual attention
  • Injury prevention techniques
  • Supercharged motivation
  • Accountability
  • Powerful encouragement
  • An adrenaline kick to start your day that will fire up your metabolism

What you give:

  • Three hours of your time a week
  • 100 percent effort
  • $65 course fee

12 Sessions, MCD 192
Mon., Wed., & Fri., 1/7 - 2/1,
6 - 7 a.m.
Hollan Bonjukian of Tru Fitness, Instructor

Pilates Mat - Beginner
Pilates is a precise method of exercise which focuses on movements designed to lengthen and strengthen the body. This class will focus on the core, and you will practice the controlled movements designed to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. Just bring a mat (yoga style "sticky" mat works best) and experience what Pilates can do for your body and mind. This class is designed for the beginner Pilates student with little or no experience.
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Mon., 1/7 - 1/28, 5:15 - 6 p.m.
Sarah Hoffman of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 5:15 - 6 p.m.
Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

Pilates Mat - Intermediate
This course is a continuation of the Pilates method. It will incorporate the basic and intermediate level exercises into a more intense style of class. This class level is appropriate for students who have had at least two semesters (one year) of experience practicing Pilates. Just bring a sticky mat and a 14-inch Pilates Magic Circle (ring).
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Mon., 1/7 - 1/28, 6:05 - 6:50 p.m.
Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 6:05 - 6:50 p.m.
Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

Ballet Barre
Ballet Barre is a series of movements that strengthen the entire body. It combines the core conditioning associated with Pilates with the flexibility improvements that occur with yoga, plus stability and strength exercises associated with ballet and fitness. This workout incorporates floor work, barre work and standing body weight exercises with the use of light weights, resistance bands and the barre. No previous experience is needed, just bring a set of 2-5 lb. hand weights, a yoga mat and a towel and wear comfortable fitness clothes. This workout is traditionally done barefoot but split sole sneakers or ballet shoes can be worn. Come and try this fun and popular workout!
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Mon., 1/7 - 1/28, 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

Ballet Workout
This class for those with little or no ballet experience was designed to expose participants to the beauty, grace and fluidity of the dance form using exercises modified for a fitness setting. The format includes a moving warmup, stretch, abdominals, floor barre, standing center work, a movement combination, and reverence. We will not use a barre in order to strengthen the core and improve balance. Come experience this new offering! Bring a yoga mat, water, towel, and a set of 3-5 pound hand weights. Fitness attire and sneakers are acceptable. Ballet slippers are optional.
4 Sessions, MCD 192
Tues., 1/8 - 1/29, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Emma Farison of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

Cardio Kickboxing
Cardio Kickboxing is an hour-long, total body workout designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance with a core of continuous kickboxing combos to work your upper and lower body and your heart. The class begins with a warmup, followed by basic kickboxing moves that become more intense as the class progresses. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. The class ends with a cool down, core strengthening and stretching. Please bring a set of 3-5 lb. hand weights, a mat, towel and water. Get ready to have fun and sweat!
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 7 - 8 p.m.
Christine Sultan of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor

Yoga I: Foundations of Practice
This course is of value to students of any age, with or without previous experience in yoga. We will focus patiently on classic postures and breathing exercises to bring balance and well-being to the body, mind and spirit. With the development of physical flexibility and calmness of mind, we also lay the foundations for a rewarding lifelong practice of yoga. Please bring a mat designed for yoga and wear loose, comfortable clothes.
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Mon, 1/7 - 1/28, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Wed., 1/9 - 1/30, 4 - 5 p.m.

4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Thurs., 1/10 - 1/31, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Jeanne Wein, Instructor

Butts and Guts
Butts and Guts...need it say more? This 45-minute class is all about tightening and toning those troublesome tushies and tummies. The class will focus intensely on ab and glute work that also breaks a sweat and will give you results in inches lost, sculpted spots, and just plain confidence in how you fit in your clothes and carry yourself. Say goodbye to boring crunches and traditional butt lifts. This is a program that changes the way you see your core and backside forever!
4 Sessions, AMZ 306
Tues., 1/8 - 1/29, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Blythe Thompson-Hurlburt, Instructor

Belly Dance is for Everybody
Explore the rich tapestries of the world through belly dancing, a centuries-old dance that teaches women how to move their muscles in a more holistic way to the sound of music, and helps them achieve a softly sculpted physique.

This fun exercise program leaves you feeling creative, confident, healthy and stress-free. The instructor will guide you through the fundamental dance moves, and incorporate the use of silky veils, finger cymbals, and hip scarves adorned with swishing beads, sequins and jingling coins.

You are never too old or too young to learn to belly dance. This course welcomes all students, beginner to advanced. The hippest way to stay fit!
4 Sessions, MCD 192
Tues., 1/8 - 1/29, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Tammy Stanzione of Ayperi Bellydance, Instructor

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Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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