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Class Descriptions for Spring 2013

Moderate Flow Yoga
Yoga at a moverate level. A workout where traditional yoga postures flow into muscle conditioning and endurance movements. Please bring a mat/all levels welcome.

100/300/500 Mile Club
Walk, Run or Jog and record all mileage then turn cards into Heather Minetti.

Cross Training 101
Strength, cardio or any combination for a fun and effective workout. We'll do a variety of cardio drills and resistance training exercises designed to challenge and improve cardio and muscular strength while maintaining a strong core. All levels welcome. Please bring hand weights, mat and water bottle. Let's get strong together!

Water Aerobics
Water provides a superior environment for exercise, comfortably toning and strengthening muscles with greater balance and efficiency. In addition, this class will enhance your flexibility and range of motion.

Pilates Mat Class
Pilates mat work is a precise, non-impact system of exercise that challenges and develops core strength. The work demands focused attention to your kinesthetic experience and emphasizes skeletal alignment, muscular balance and coordination. The emphasis is on quality rather than quantity, although you will be in constant motion during the class. Pilates can be done at any fitness level.

Yoga with Weights (optional)
Super sculpt your body from head to toe while using weights in yoga postures. You'll improve your muscular strength, balance, flexibility and concentration too. It's a complete workout. Please bring your own hand weights (one pair of 5 lbs suggested).

Yoga Basics for Beginners
Learn sun salutation and basic yoga postures with a focus on strengthening your core (stomach and back). Beginners and all levels welcome. Please bring your own mat, strap and blocks.

Rowbics
Indoor rowing on high end rowing machines designed for people of all fitness levels. Based on fundamental rowing techniques set to heart pumping music, Rowbics incorporates aerobic and anaerobic work and strength-training exercises to develop the four major areas: legs, upper body, core and cardiovascualr system.

Walk/Jog
The class will start with 5 minutes of walking followed by 5 minutes of light jogging, alternating each mode until 35 minutes is up; we finish with walking and cool down stretches.

Power Yoga
Yoga at its strongest. Experience a serious workout where traditional yoga postures flow into muscle conditioning and endurance movements. Please bring a mat/all levels welcome.

Pilates and Strength Training
Like our regular Pilates class, this class will provide a full body workout. You'll work your arms, legs, abs, back and butt, but use props that will help to strengthen, tighten and tone the entire body quickly and safely. Pilates and Strength Training integrates the lengthening and stretching principles of traditional Pilates and adds strength training. Though exercises might feel more intense, every exercise can be modified for beginner and intermediate levels. Bring a mat, water and comfortable  clothes. 

Water Fitness
Water provides a superior environment for exercise, comfortably toning and strengthening muscles with greater balance and efficiency. In addition, this class will enhance your flexibility and range of motion.

Zumba
Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system that will tone and shape your body. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've to ZUMBA! Just a fun way to have a great workout, come join us.

Brisk Walk on 2 Mile Loop
You will take vigorous lunchtime excursions on the new Long Lane walking path. 

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for Body and Mind
This yoga practice focuses on soothing the mind and encouraging inward focus through the practice of holding longer, supportive poses. Please bring mat and bolster/blanket for support.

Hiking in Wadsworth
The class will meet at the rear entrance to the FAC followed by driving to Wadsworth Park and hiking on the trail system with well-graded and maintanined paths. We finish with walking and cool down stretches.

Hiking the Indian Hill Loop
The class will meet at the rear entrance to the FAC followed by briskly walking the mile-lap loop through Indian Hill Cemetery several times. We finish with walking and cool down stretches.

Yoga Fitness
An introduction to basic yoga postures and breath awareness, with a focus on proper alignment of the body. Suitable for beginners. Please bring a sticky mat.

Low Back Yoga
Many back pain sufferers find yoga to be very effective in reducing their pain. Over time, yoga can increase your strength and flexibility, effectively counteracting the tightness and weak muscles that cause many types of back pain.

Click here for the registration form for spring adult fitness classes