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Fitness Classes

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Fitness class in Jerabeck Activity and Athletic CenterFitness classes are offered to all students, faculty, staff and registered alumni/community members free of charge.  All classes are taught by certified fitness instructors and are open to all skill levels. Classes meet in the second floor dance room in Jerabeck.
Fitness Class Schedule:

Gentle Yoga

Mondays June 2 – July 28
12:15-1:00 PM
Instructor: Robin

Gentle Yoga is a class that involves mind-body connection that helps to develop focus, balance, strength and flexibility. This class is designed to provide instructions on yoga methods, breathing and stretching.  Gentle yoga is ideal for students looking to begin their practice or for those concerned with injury.

Pilates Barre

5:30-6:30 PM
Thursdays June 5 – July 31
Instructor: Sarah

This dance-based workout focuses primarily on core and leg strength, but includes exercises for your entire body.  This class utilizes the ballet barre to perform small, isometric movements that target specific areas such as abs, hips, seats, and arms. Each strength segment is followed by a stretching segment to create long, lean muscle without bulk. Dancers and non dancers alike will be challenged as they use the barre and mat to launch a full blown attack on the muscles. 

ZumbaŽ

Tuesdays June 3 – July 29
5:30-6:30 PM
Instructor: Lily

Zumba® has evolved from a Latin inspired aerobic dance class into a way of life for millions. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party.  Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a fitness-party that is downright addictive.  This work-out is a non-stop cardio dance party that is sure to burn some serious calories.

Argentine Tango

Wednesdays June 4 – July 30
7:00-8:00 PM
Instructor: Elizabeth

Argentine Tango is a social dance and a musical genre that originated in Argentina and moved on to Uruguay.  Tango is essentially walking with a partner and the music.  Musicality, dancing appropriately to the emotion and speed of tango, is an extremely important element of dancing tango.  You will learn how to see and feel the music in this class.

Yoga

Wednesdays June 4 – July 30
12:15-1:15 PM
Instructor: Traci

This Yoga class is a more vigorous approach to yoga characterized by the synchronization of poses to the breath. This class will incorporate various styles of yoga such as vinyasa and hatha to provide more of a challenge to participants. With each pose, the body grows stronger and more toned to function better on a daily basis.

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