GROUP EXERCISE SCHEDULE
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Summer 2018 Group Ex and Group Cycle Schedule
(Valid from July 3rd to August 31st)
Class Descriptions (See Schedule ABOVE)
Ballet Boot Camp
This unique work-out incorporates classical ballet techniques and strengthening exercises to burn fat, tone, and increase flexibility. All the benefits of a ballet class with a twist of high-energy aerobics. No ballet experience necessary.
Using resistance-training exercises, this intense class conditions both the upper and lower body. Strengthen and balance the body musculature using dumbbells, rubber tubing and bands. Cardio warm-up included.
Essentrics™ – New!
“Essentrics dynamically stretches and strengthens every muscle in the body, rebalancing the muscular structure in continuous rotational movements. The unique flowing movements of the Essentrics™ program have been proven to simultaneously slenderize and tone the abs, waist, and back with simple yet powerful Essentrics™ strengthening exercises. This is a full-body flexibility technique that works through the muscle chains liberating, relieving from tension and empowering the muscles in the process.”
Increase the challenge and benefits of Pilates mat-work with the combined use of the stability ball, mini ball and yoga ball. This dynamic combination develops core strength, balance, total body alignment and the mental focus indispensable to benefit both mind and body.
Let the rhythms of salsa, mambo, meringue and cha-cha to provide you with a great cardiovascular work-out. Core stability and posture will benefit from this energetic low impact class.
Light & Lively (Geared to Older Adults)
This is a gentle low impact class with a muscle-conditioning component. All ages are welcome.
A traditional cardiovascular class that combines lo impact choreography with a conditioning and stretch component.
The goal of this class is to increase core strength, improve grace and create greater flexibility to the spine and limbs.
Power Yoga (Ashtanga Yoga)
This method of Yoga involves synchronizing the breath with progressive postures, a process which produces intense internal heat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.
So U Think U Can Dance
Here is a workout where you can look forward to engaging in a different dance format every week. Challenge your coordination, balance, cardiovascular and muscular endurance – AND – fire up your creative and emotive juices in this unique music-oriented “performance” style dance class.
Improve your core strength (abdominals, back and glutes) using the stability ball. This class improves overall flexibility, range of motion, balance and strength.
A high intensity, low impact cardio workout which uses the “step.”
Step & Sculpt
This class will combine a step cardio component with a sculpt component using a variety of dumbbells, bands and tubes to strengthen and condition your body.
Tai Chi – New Time!
Tai Chi as it is practiced in the West today, is best described as a combination of a moving form of yoga and meditation. There are several “forms” or (“sets”) which consists of a sequence of movements. Although derived from martial arts, Tai Chi is performed slowly, softly and gracefully with smooth and even transitions between them. It aims to promote circulation of “chi” energy and foster a calm and tranquil mind.
An educational class that focuses on working predetermined muscle groups, through reps and sets at an individual level. Tone your muscles, fight against osteoporosis and build a repertoire of exercises that you can incorporate into your personal program.
This class borrows moves from the Thai sport of kickboxing. In the first half of the class, learn specific punches and kicks to the beat of dance club music through swiftly executed combinations, ie. jab, cross-punch, hook, upper-cut and front kick. The second half will cover muscle conditioning followed by stretch.
Learn the basic concepts and techniques used in Yoga postures. Discover new possibilities of movement, freedom and a sense of increased energy.
Using a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes, Zumba creates a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body, targeting glutes, legs, arms, abdominals and most importantly, the heart. You don’t need to know how to dance to Zumba.
Sculpt and tone your body in this intense, easy-to-follow workout. The class combines the choreography of a Zumba dance with a conditioning component using the Zumba toning sticks.