Fitness & Health

*Please note that these class times are for the 2018-19 school year. 

 

Ballroom Dance

Barbara Nicholas, Holmes Junior High MPR, two 5 week sessions

Winter, First class January 8*
Spring, First class April 2*
Tuesdays: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
$40 fee/5 weeks
$70 fee/10 weeks


Learn how to social dance with grace and style. You will learn simple dance patterns for the Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Salsa, and Tango. Be able to glide across the floor to your favorite Sinatra song or move those hips to the cha cha rhythm. Show off your fancy foot work at the next party taking Beginning Ballroom Dance. You do not need to sign up with a partner. The class is offered in two 5-week sessions* and different dances will be presented in each session. Students are encouraged to sign up for both sessions.





Tibetan Meditation

Tenzing Thinley, Willett Elementary MPR, 10 weeks

Winter, First class January 9
Spring, First class April 3
Wednesdays: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
$50 fee/quarter


This new class will introduce meditation and brief mind training practice. The class will focus on single point and analytical meditation. Each class will include opportunities for questions and discussion in addition to time to practice the techniques. The instructor graduated from Gyudmed Tantric University.





Yoga - Vinyasa and Hatha Flow

Danielle Reese, Valley Oak MPR, 10 weeks

Winter, First class January 9
Spring, First class April 3
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
$70 fee/quarter


Vinyasa, which translates to “flowing with breath”) is a dynamic style of Hatha yoga which joins physical postures, or asanas, with inhales and exhales, creating a steady internal rhythm for the practice. Emphasis is placed on core strength, flexibility, and balance as well as concentration and power of breath control. This mixed level class is based on asanas, deep breathing, mindfulness, and listening to the body. Please bring your own yoga mat and other yoga props are encouraged.





Zumba – One Day Zumba dance class

Barbara Nicholas, Holmes JHS MPR, 10 weeks

Winter, First class January 8
Spring, First class April 2
Tuesdays: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.
$50 fee/quarter


Zumba is a fun and simple fitness class that uses high energy Latin/International music and easy to follow dance moves to utilize the principles of aerobic fitness, interval training and resistance training. With a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body, Zumba is the “feel-happy” workout you have been looking for. This class is listed online only.





Zumba – Two Day


Katherine Maghoney, Willett Elementary MPR, 10 weeks

Winter, First class January 8
Spring, First class April 2
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
$100 fee/quarter


Zumba is a fun and simple fitness class that uses high energy Latin/International music and easy to follow dance moves to utilize the principles of aerobic fitness, interval training and resistance training. With a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body, Zumba is the “feel-happy” workout you have been looking for.