Fitness

 

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 provided.  Wear work-out clothes and bring

2-3 lb. weights.

 

Course #8263       Tuesday                                NHS

6:30-7:30 PM       Starts 4/18/17      8 Classes

Liz Sortino                                            Fee $89

 

Integral Qigong and Tai Chi

Qigong, and later Tai Chi, were developed and refined over thousands of years with the exact purpose of mindful evolution of body, mind and spirit.  Experience and learn easy to follow  Qigong and Tai Chi movements and techniques so that you can develop your own practice for health and well being.  Prepare to be relaxed and rejuvenated!  Please wear comfortable clothing.

 

Course #                8275       Tuesday                                Teen Ctr

6:30-7:30 PM       Starts 3/21/17      8 Classes

Kathleen Donahue                              Fee $99

 

Yoga Stretch with Missy

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.  Take your time and truly be in the moment…a peaceful moment!  Wear sweatpants and bring exercise/yoga mat.  Yoga strap and yoga block are optional.

 

Wednesday                                          NHS

6:30-7:30 PM                   6 or 12 Classes

Missy Gregson                                     

 

Course #8348  12 Classes  Starts  3/15   $120

Course #8349    6 Classes  Starts  3/15     $69

Course #8350    6 Classes Starts   5/3      $69

 

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 15 years.  Their basic concept of ballroom dancing consists of having fun with easy to learn instructions.  Couples and singles welcome.

 

Thursday                                               NMS

7:00-8:00 PM                                       4 Classes

Joe Williams and Nonni Low           

Fee $99/couple or $51/single

 

Session 1      Course #8441      Starts 3/16/17

Session 2      Course #8442      Starts 5/4/17

 

Hatha Yoga

This session offers easy to learn postures set to a gentle flow.  A good personal home practice can be cultivated.  Bring yoga mat and towel.  Yoga blocks optional.

 

Course # 8130      Monday                                   NHS

6:30-7:30 PM       Starts 3/20/17  10 Classes

Mark Delgobbo                                    Fee $99


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, fun and safe.  All levels welcome, modifications are provided.  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 #                8343       Wednesday           NHS

5:30-6:20 PM       Starts 3/15/17      6 Classes

Cheryl Carpio                                       Fee $79

 Tap Dancing

Tap will give the student a basic understanding of tap sounds and rhythms combined with basic jazz movements to facilitate the sounds of the taps.  You will move through basic dance positions to begin to learn to balance and replace your weight.  Tap shoes and water needed for class.

 

Course #                8344       Wednesday           NHS

6:30-7:20 PM       Starts 3/15/17      6 Classes

Cheryl Carpio                                       Fee $79

 

 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).

 

Tues/Thurs                                            RIS

4:30-5:30 PM                                     12 Classes

Jill Patterson                                         Fee $89

 

Session 1      Course #8237      Starts 3/7/17

Session 2      Course #8241      Starts 4/25/17

 

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).

 

Thursday                                               RIS

3:15-4:15 PM                                       6 Classes

Jill Patterson                                         Fee $59

 

Session 1      Course #8430      Starts 3/2/17

Session 2      Course #8431      Starts 4/20/17

 

Personal Mat Pilates With Rose

Created by Joseph Pilates as Controlology, this movement class works on creating our strongest balanced body to keep the spine flexible, the core strong and the mind focused.  Special attention is paid to form and proper alignment.  Seniors encouraged—all levels welcome.  Benefits include improved posture, strength, balance and ease of movement in daily living.  Wear flexible, comfortable clothing and bring an exercise mat and water bottle.  To register for this class or for more information, please contact Rosemary Larkin directly at (203) 417-6026 or

rizzzi001@gmail.com.

 

By Appointment

5 Personal Classes         Fee $215

10 Personal Classes       Fee $400

Location:  26 Brookwood Drive, Newtown

 

Personal Or Duet Apparatus Pilates With Rose

A personalized training session utilizing specially designed Pilates equipment, originally developed by Joseph Pilates, to enhance the alignment, flexibility and strength-building potential of your body with hundreds of exercises to build up to!  Special attention given to form and proper spinal alignment while building core strength.  Seniors encouraged—all levels welcome!  Wear flexible, comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, socks with grips suggested.  To register for this class or for more information, please contact Rosemary Larkin directly at (203) 417-6026 or rizzzi001@gmail.com.

 

By Appointment

Packages available for 1, 5 or 10 Sessions

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