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 #
WednesdayJanuary 8-February 12, 202010:30 am$25/6wksC1033W
Wednesday
February 26-April 1, 2020
10:30 am$25/6wksC1034W
FridayJanuary 10-February 14, 202010:30 am$25/6wksC1035W
FridayFebruary 28-April 3, 202010:30 am$25/6wksC1036W


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 #
WednesdayJanuary 8-February 12, 20201:30 pm$25/6wksC1018
WednesdayFebruary 26-April 1, 20201:30 pm$25/6wksC1019


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 #
WednesdayJanuary 8-February 12, 202012:30-1:15 pm$25/6wksC1037
WednesdayFebruary 26-April 1, 202012:30-1:15 pm$25/6wksC1038
FridayJanuary 10-February 14, 202011:30 am-12:15 pm$25/6wksC1039
FridayFebruary 28-April 3, 202011:30 am-12:15pm$25/6wksC1040


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 #
MondayJanuary 6-March 2, 2020
(no class 1/20)
9:15 am$40/8wksC1013
MondayJanuary 6-March 2, 2020
(no class 1/20)
1:00 pm$40/8wksC1012
ThursdayJanuary 9-February 27, 20201:00 pm$40/8wksC1014


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 #
WednesdayJanuary 8-February 26, 20208:30 am$36/8wksC1004
WednesdayMarch 11-25, 20208:30 am$14/3wksC1005


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 #
ThursdayJanuary 9-March 26, 20209:15 am$72/12wksC1003

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