Health & Fitness Classes

Instructor Lead Classes

NewZumba Gold/ Zumba Toning with Barb Wolcott

Combines a dance workout with a party-like atmosphere.  Zumba Gold builds cardiovascular health by challenging the heart and working the muscles of the hips, legs, and arms with dance moves.  Designed to be approachable by all populations, regardless of fitness level. No experience needed.  Barb will supply for your use the 1.2 pound Zumba Toning sticks. Dress comfortably, wear dance sneakers or tennis shoes. Bring water.  Active adults get great results!

Drop-in ONLY $5.00 per class.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
WednesdayOctober 13-December 18, 20199:15 am$5 Drop-In FeeC1011


Chair Exercise with Cindy

Improve your aerobic capacity, strength, balance and flexibility, doing a variety of fun exercises to music you will love! This class is designed to work gently but effectively on every area of the body, as well as emphasizing posture, coordination, and fall  prevention, in a 45-minute workout. It is appropriate for those who have joint limitations, as well as for anyone who prefers a mostly-seated workout. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring a water bottle and hand-held weights, if you wish. Pre-registration is requested.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
WednesdayOctober 30-December 4, 201910:30 am$25/6wksC1035F
Friday
November 2-December 13, 2019 (No class 11/29)
10:30 am$25/6wksC1030F


Healthy Back Class

If you have ever experienced acute or chronic back pain, you are in the majority. This class, based on YMCA’s Way to a Healthy Back, is designed to strengthen and stretch back and core muscles in order to prevent back injuries that can often result from everyday activities; to improve posture; and to increase awareness of body mechanics to promote safety in everyday movements. Class is 45-minutes; please bring a mat and water. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Instructor—Cindy Erlandson.  Pre-registration is requested. Active adults get great results!

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
WednesdayOctober 30-December 4, 20191:30 pm$25/6wksC1018


Chair Yoga Exercise

This class consists of three 15 minute sections, first and last are performed seated; the middle section is performed standing using a chair for balance. Focus: breathing, relaxation, stretching for flexibility and balance practice, which also increases muscular strength.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
WednesdayOctober 30-December 3, 201912:30-1:15 pm$25/6wksC1039
FridayNovember 1-December 13, 201911:30-12:15 pm$25/6wksC1041


Gentle Yoga

Yoga creates many benefits in your overall health and wellness. Improve your strength, flexibility and sense of well-being with breath awareness and movement. Relax and  rejuvenate to look and feel better. Mat and comfortable clothing recommended. Instructor: Noreen Daly

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
MondayNovember 4-December 16, 20199:15 am$40/8wksC1051
MondayNovember 4-December 16, 20191:00 pm$40/8wksC1052
ThursdayNovember 7-December 19, 20191:00 pm$40/8wksC1055


Yoga

Yoga is a great way to deal with hypertension, back-pain, stress, depression and even arteriosclerosis. Through a series of movements, postures and breathing techniques, one will increase strength, flexibility, alignment and balance. Instructor-Tracy Hennessey. Pre-registration is requested.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
TuesdayNovember 12-December 17, 20191:00 pm$27/4wksC1008F


Senior Pilates / Core Body Conditioning

Pilates is a neuro-muscular resistance control method of exercise designed to help develop strong, flexible muscles and better posture. This is a basic class with emphasis on gradual progression and strict body alignment and exercise form. Wear loose comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Connie is certified in Yoga Fit, TRX Suspension Training, Brains & Balance Past 60 Specialist, & a Certified Personal Trainer.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
WednesdayNovember 6-December 18, 20198:30 am$32/7wksC1005F


Tai Chi Basic & Chen Style

Tai Chi Basic exercises are for beginners to advance. The class will include: Tai Chi warm-up, gentle stretching, Tai Chi walking and silk reeling and Tai Chi Ball Qigoing (the Ball in the Mind), and section one of Chen Style Tai Chi old form.

DAYDATETIMEFEECOURSE #
ThursdaySeptember 12-November 14, 20199:15 am$72/12wksC1005F

Learn to Dance!

Ballroom Dance

Join Bill Scheff to learn all the fancy footwork involved in Ballroom dancing. No partner needed. Drop-in $5

DAYTIMEFEE
Monday1:00 pm$5 Drop-In Fee


Line Dancing (Intermediate) 

Line dancing is not only fun, but good exercise as well and you don't need a partner. Come and learn the hot country line dances. $2 payable at each lesson. PLEASE NO BOOTS!

DAYTIMEFEE
Friday1:00 pm$2 Drop-In Fee


Self-Guided Classes

Chair Yoga Exercise (DVD)

This session is of a “gentle” nature for those who are just starting on a fitness program, or those who must not do strenuous exercise.  Drop-ins welcome.

DAYTIMEFEE
Monday10:30 amNo Fee


Sit-Down and Tone-Up (DVD)

A lively chair workout to build strength, stimulate bone growth, improve posture and balance. Work lower body and abs by using your leg’s own weight.  Work upper body with 1-3 lb. weights.

DAYTIMEFEE
Tuesday10:30 amNo Fee


Silver Foxes (DVD)

Exercise along with the Richard Simmons “Silver Foxes” DVD. This features low-impact, aerobic workout for the intermediate exerciser.

DAYTIMEFEE
Monday, Tuesday and Friday9:30 amNo Fee


Special Classes

FarmersMarket

Discover Michigan Fresh! 

Robin Danto will be here from Michigan State Extension Program. This program will help people get to know their local farmers markets and explore Michigan grown produce. It encourages participants to shop at local farmers markets for nutritious and affordable foods. It also helps economy by keeping consumer dollars local.

Participants talk about ideas for ways they may not have hand previously as a way of encouraging them to try new, healthy foods. There will also be discussions on replacing less healthy options with things that can be found at farmer’s market, how to keep your food safe, food preservation and understanding food assistance benefits. Participants get a take home Discover Michigan Fresh booklet which is full of useful information such as farmers markets shopping tips and recipes.

You must be attend 4 of the 6 classes.

DAYDATETIMEFEE
TuesdayNovember 12, 2019
December 10, 2019
January 14, 2020
February 11, 2020
March 10, 2020
10:00-11:00 amNo Fee