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Class Schedule & Descriptions
Updated 8/18/14

Class Schedule & Descriptions

September 8-November 23 (11 Weeks)

Cycling Series

CYCLING

Whether you are an avid cyclist or just beginning, this class will provide you with a high-intensity cardiovascular workout. Ride around the world in all types of terrain, while testing your determination, focus, and physical fitness. Basic bike set-up and position will be reviewed for all participants.  This class is open to 28 participants.

Jayde M/W 5:30–6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) Cycling Studio $77.00 1301-A

HEART CYCLING

Heart rate is the window into how the body is responding to the stress of each effort, each ride, and our overall training and adaptation. Learn the science behind cardiovascular training and how to make your indoor cycling class more meaningful and beneficial. Heart Cycling incorporates biofeedback from heart rate monitors to work in and benefit from heart zones, customized for each participant using results from a threshold test, conducted in class with your instructor. In addition to heart rate zones, your instructor will use threshold percentages and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) when coaching this class.  This class is open to 28 participants.

*A Polar T31 Coded Chest Transmitter and Elastic Strap Heart Rate Monitor is recommended for this class and also sold at the CoRec Equipment Sales and Rental desk.

Erica T/TH 5:30–6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) Cycling Studio $77.00 1301-B

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Dance Series

BALLET

This all-level adult ballet class is designed to instill participants with greater awareness of their bodies, an understanding of basic alignment, and knowledge of the art of dance and structured choreography. The class emphasizes the idea of ballet as a practice, as opposed to a performance. The class will begin with a simple barre warm up, followed by center work, and ends with flexibility exercises. Attire should be comfortable and form fitting so the instructor can see the lines of the body. Ballet shoes are suggested. This class is open to 35 participants.

Kelsi M/W 4:30-5:20PM 11 Wks (22 classes) MP6 $77.00 1671-A

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Martial Arts Series

KICKBOXING LEVEL I

Kickboxing Level I is an introductory martial arts course that centers on mastering authentic kickboxing techniques and improving fitness. This full-body workout challenges all major muscle groups while improving aerobic capacity, muscular strength, balance, decreasing stress, improving focus and boosting confidence. Throughout the course, you will learn basic hand wrapping techniques, proper stance and footwork, the classic jab, cross, hook and uppercut punches, kicks and blocks with the elbow and knee. Students will also learn traditional drills and combinations to effectively strike pads in offensive and defensive situations and ultimately create punch and kick combinations independently. Fitness tests will be conducted at the beginning and end of the course, allowing you to see progress in your kickboxing and fitness abilities.  Boxing gloves, punching mitts and Muay Thai pads are used regularly in class. Equipment is provided. This class is open to 20 participants.

*Hand wraps are required for this class and also sold at the CoRec Equipment Sales and Rental desk for $5.50.

Ellen M/W 5:30-6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP4 $77.00 1501-A

Pilates Series

PILATES MAT LEVEL I

Based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates, this class is designed to isolate and strengthen your core through integrated, efficient and graceful movement. This traditional mat class will develop long, lean muscles while increasing strength, flexibility, balance and postural improvements. Pilate’s mats, rings, bands, balls and BOSUs are used regularly in class. Equipment is provided. This class is open to 35 participants.

Mariya T/TH 5:30–6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP6 $77.00 1251-A

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Small Group Training Series

TRX® SUSPENSION TRAINING

Achieve a full body workout emphasizing core performance that is tailored to your ability. The pendulum principle and suspension training allow you to maximize lifting like never before. TRX® Suspension Training is the perfect way to tone up and have fun! This small group training class will provide individual attention and group motivation. This class is open to 10 participants.

Beata M/W 7:00–7:50pm 11 Wks (22 classes) Scifres $77.00 1611-A

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Yoga Series

POWER YOGA LEVEL I

Power Yoga is an energetic style of yoga includes specific sequences designed to build strength and stamina while disciplining the mind. Classes focus on body weight bearing exercises, core strength and balance. This class has its roots in Iyengar and Ashtanga so it not only focuses on your alignment, but also the fluidity from one pose to the next.  This level one course is designed for those new to the practice of Power Yoga as well as the seasoned practitioner. The basics and fundamentals of Power Yoga poses are introduced. Learn the process of proper alignment in the poses, breathing techniques, the use of props in your practice and build confidence in your yoga postures. This class is open to 35 participants.

Randi T/TH 5:30–6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP7 $77.00 1111-A

YIN YOGA

Yin is a form of yoga focused on stretching deep connective tissues- ligaments, joints, cartilage and fascia. In order to stretch connective tissues, the overlaying muscles must be relaxed. Through this quiet practice, participants will learn how to clear and calm their mind while remaining still in each pose for 3-5 minutes. Unlike other forms of yoga, each pose will be unique to the individual and achieved with their own appropriate depth. Learn how to meditate, rebalance and heal your body through this gentle practice.  No prior experience with yoga is required. This class is open to 35 participants. 

Randi T/TH 6:30-7:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP7 $77.00 1111-A

YOGA FLOW LEVEL I

Yoga Flow, also referred to as Vinyasa Yoga or just Flow, is a practice of yoga in which movement is synchronized to the breath. Yoga Flow movements are smoothly flowing and almost dance-like as poses flow from one into the next. This form of yoga produces an internal heat that will challenge aerobic endurance, increase flexibility, and build overall strength. This level one course is designed for those new to the practice of Yoga Flow as well as the seasoned practitioner. The basics and fundamentals of Yoga Flow poses are introduced. Learn the process of proper alignment in the poses, breathing techniques, the use of props in your practice and build confidence in your yoga postures. This class is open to 35 participants.

Paulina M/W 5:30–6:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP7 $77.00 1151-A

YOGA FLOW LEVEL II

Building from Yoga Flow Level I, this class increases the overall intensity and speed of the workout. Yoga Flow Level II encourages the evolution of one's practice through the introduction of intermediate/advanced Yoga Flow poses to help take your practice to a new level.  Recommended for those who have prior experience or have taken Yoga Flow Level I.  This class is open to 35 participants.

Paulina M/W 6:30-7:20pm 11 Wks (22 classes) MP7 $77.00 1151-B

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Youth & Family Series

FAMILY YOGA

This class presents an opportunity to cultivate emotional and physical bonds with your child. Family Yoga includes postures for the parent and child alike; including age and intensity level variations to accommodate all participants and make sure everyone has fun. All yogis age 5 and up are welcome. One adult is required to participate with each youth.  This class is open to 12 parent-child pairs (24 participants).  

FAMILY YOGA SESSION I (SEPTEMBER 6-OCTOBER 11)

Kristyn Sa 9:00-9:45am 45 mins MP7 $21/MEMBER  $30/NON MEMBER

FAMILY YOGA SESSION II (OCTOBER 25-DECEMBER 6)

Kristyn Sa 9:00-9:45am 45 mins MP7 $21/MEMBER  $30/NON MEMBER

ZUMBA® KIDS

Kids 5-12 years old get the chance to be active and jam out to their favorite music. Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Zumba® Kids will help develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements like leadership, respect, team work, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, cultural awareness. Open to 20 participants.

Kristyn Sa 10:15-11am 45 mins MP7 $21/MEMBER  $30/NON MEMBER

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