Fitness

BALLROOM DANCING
Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Cha-Cha and more!  Joe Williams and Noni Low have been dancing together for over 21 years and teaching ballroom dance for beginners to advanced for over 15 years.  Their basic concept of ballroom dancing consists of having fun with easy to learn instructions.  Couples and singles welcome.

Thursday NHS
7:00-8:00 PM 4 Classes
Joe Williams and Nonni Low
Fee $99/couple or $51/single

Session 1      Course #8441      Starts 10/4/18
Session 2      Course #8442      Starts 11/8/18


ZUMBA
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music/dance that creates a dynamic and exciting exercise program.  It is based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO!”  The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.  No discounts apply.

Session 1
Course #`8259 Tuesday           Teen Center
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 9/25/18 6 Classes
Jennifer Banks Fee $149

Session 2
Course # 8260 Tuesday          Teen Center
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 11/13/18 6 Classes
Jennifer Banks Fee $149


SALSA DANCING
This Salsa class will prepare you to look great on the dance floor alone or with a partner.  No partner necessary.  Great cardio and a fun way to get in shape.  Learn and practice basic rhythm, basic patterns and figures, with dance technique.  Sneaker or flat shoe recommended and wear comfortable clothing.  

Course # 8421 Thursday NHS
7:15-8:10 PM Starts 9/20/18 6 Classes
Cheryl Carpio Fee $79


CARDIO DANCE
Get moving and kick your metabolism into high gear-fun-fun-fun and super cardio!!!  Wiggle, jiggle and giggle!!!  Sweat to the oldies, “ole skool” and to today’s hits.  No experience necessary.  This is a fun and safe class with all levels welcome.  Modifications are provided.  Exercises will include warm-up, flex, stretch, tone, core work and cardio.  Athletic support sneakers or cross trainers and gym attire recommended.  Bring beach towel or yoga mat.

Course # 8412 Thursday NHS
5:15-6:10 PM Starts 9/20/18 6 Classes
Cheryl Carpio Fee $79


COUNTRY WESTERN LINE DANCING
Great cardio exercise.  Once you get moving you will not be able to stop!!!  If you took this series last time and missed a few classes, we will repeat a few dances but will have additional new dances to learn.  We will also talk about Country Dance technique and dance floor etiquette.  Comfortable clothing and flat dance shoes recommended.

Course # 8452 Thursday NHS
6:15-7:10 PM Starts 9/20/18 6 Classes
Cheryl Carpio Fee $79


BELLY DANCE FITNESS
Calling all shapes and sizes!  Strengthen your core and sculpt your trunk, arms, and legs while learning the basics of Middle-Eastern belly dance!  Basic choreography along with Pop music and traditional Middle Eastern music will have you dancing away the calories.  Beautiful hip scarves and silk veils provided.  Wear work-out clothes and bring two 3-lb. weights (optional).

Session 1
Course #8263 Tuesday NHS
6:30-7:30 PM Starts 9/25/18 8 Classes
Suzanne Candee Fee $89

Session 2
Course # 8264 Tuesday NHS
6:30-7:30 PM Starts 12/11/18 8 Classes
Suzanne Candee Fee $89


CARDIO CALORIE BLAST
Join this class to get fit, have fun, and relieve stress!  Increase your energy with this uplifting and upbeat class that provides three workouts in one.  This efficient and effective workout will include aerobics, toning exercises, and yoga stretching.  You will utilize the latest fitness principles to maximize calorie and fat burning, in addition to ways to increase the intensity of exercise.  All levels of fitness are welcome.  Low-impact, low-intensity exercises and modifications to exercises will be demonstrated.  Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.  Bring bottled water, an exercise or yoga mat, ad a pair of hand weights (3 lbs. for beginners, 5 lbs.+ for advanced).

Tuesday RIS
4:30-5:30 PM               6 Classes
Jill Patterson Fee $69

Session 1      Course #8236      Starts 8/28/18
Session 2      Course #8237      Starts 10/9/18
Session 3      Course #8238      Starts 11/27/18
Session 4      Course # 8239     Starts 1/22/19
Session 5      Course #8240      Starts 3/12/19
Session 6      Course #8241      Starts 4/30/19

YOGA 101
This session offers classic postures that allow the participants to develop a well-rounded yoga practice. Bring yoga mat and towel.  Yoga blocks optional. 

Course # 8130 Monday               NHS
6:30-7:30 PM Starts 9/17/18 10 Classes
Mark Delgobbo Fee $99


YOGA WITH KAREN
Unwind from a stress-filled day with a relaxing evening of yoga.  Transform from tense and tight to mellow and limber.  This yoga practice is designed to lengthen and stretch breath.  Wear sweatpants and bring an exercise/yoga mat.  A yoga strap and yoga block are optional.  Karen is a master yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and Yoga Teacher Trainer; she will teach you how to create authentic personal practices.

Wednesday NHS
6:15-7:15 PM             5 or 10 Classes

Karen Pierce


Course #8348  10 Classes  Starts 9/26     $100
Course #8349    5 Classes  Starts 9/26     $55
Course #8350    5 Classes  Starts 10/31  $55


TOTALLY TONED
Join this class to tone up and have fun!  Each class will include a warm-up, toning exercises utilizing hand held weights or the body’s own resistance and stretching.  This course will help you tone up and increase your metabolism by increasing muscle cells.  Participants should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.  Please bring bottled water, an exercise or yoga mat, and a pair of hand weights to each class (3 lbs for beginners and 5lbs+ for advanced).

Tuesday NHS
3:15-4:15 PM 6 Classes
Jill Patterson Fee $69

Session 1     Course # 8271   Starts 10/9/18
Session 2     Course #8272    Starts 11/27/18
Session 3     Course #8273    Starts 1/22/19
Session 4     Course #8274    Starts 3/12/19


OUTDOOR WALK & TONE
Grab your sneakers and a water bottle for this fun outdoor class!  We will include a combination of walking, interval training (optional), toning exercises utilizing the body’s own resistance, ab and core work and stretching.  All levels of fitness are welcome.  This course will keep you toned, increase your metabolism by increasing muscle cells, get outdoors and enjoy the spring weather!!

Session 1
Course # 8242    Tuesday         Fairfield Hills
3:15-4:15 PM     Starts 8/28/18  6 Classes
Jill Patterson          Fee $69

Session 2
Course #8243    Tuesday         Fairfield Hills
3:15-4:15 PM    Starts 4/30/19   6 Classes
Jill Patterson          Fee $69

INTRODUCTION TO TAI CHI EASY™
Find out what all this Tai Chi buzz is about and in just one hour you will activate “the healer within” using traditional Chinese techniques to release your body’s own medicine through gentle movement, self-applied reflexology, meditation, and breathing providing simple and effective self-care skills that can be used throughout life and well into the “successful aging” process.  A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Course # 8460 Thursday NHS
5:30-6:30 PM Starts 9/20/18 1 Class
Audra Mace Fee $20


TAI CHI EASY™—THE TEN PHASES OF CULTIVATING AND MASTERING QI
Learn the ancient secrets of Qi cultivation accessible to all.  Whether your focus is to accelerate productivity and performance or intimately touch the mysterious fabric of the cosmos, you will feel the extraordinary power to release your inner potential regardless of your present posture in life.  Explore and experience your personal process to Discover, Gather, Circulate, Purify, Direct, Conserve, Store, Transform, Dissolve, and Transmit Qi—mastering a Tai Chi continuous movement routine encompassing all the phases.

Course # 8462 Thursday NHS
5:30-6:45 PM Starts 11/29/18 4 Classes
Audra Mace Fee $99



TAI CHI EASY™—FIVE FORM SERIES

Look and feel like a Tai Chi expert!  Master five forms combining breath with meditative gentle movement.  Tai Chi practice is great for improving balance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, an sleep quality.  Research has proven Tai Chi practice to help relieve pain, heal disease, reduce stress, and support PTSD and drug and alcohol recovery.  

Course # 8463 Thursday NHS
5:30-6:30 PM Starts 9/27/18 5 Classes
Audra Mace Fee $99



TAI CHI EASY™—TAKE 10 SERIES
Feel better fast with Ten Minute Tai Chi Easy™ formulas.  Transform your health by awakening your internal healing resources in just ten seconds.  Choose to start your day, take a break, or end your day performing the Ten Minute Tai Chi Easy™ Movement Series, Ten Minute Tai Chi Easy™ Movement Total Body Tune-up, or Ten Minute Tai Chi Easy™ Massage Intensive.  A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Course # 8461 Thursday NHS
5:30-6:30 PM Starts 11/1/18 3 Classes
Audra Mace Fee $59