Parks Fitness Series
Note: There will be no classes held on Monday, October 9 (Indigenous Peoples' Day).
Fall Fitness Series Classes2023 Fall Fitness
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Yoga with Jacqui
Join us for an all-levels Yoga flow class.
Dance Fit with KEnergy Fitness
Move and dance to the beat while breaking a sweat and torching calories.
Afrobeats Dance with Janiqua
Learn technical skills and fundamental movement via a choreographed routine.
Chair Yoga with Karma Longtin
Chair Yoga offers gentle, accessible stretching and movement from any seated position.
Zumba with Zspot
Take part in a 30-minute dance fitness class.
Fitness Class Descriptions
Afrobeats is a catch-all term for the various Afro-pop and fusion music that has modernized and transformed within Africa and has caught the hearts of the diaspora. Afrobeats has become the name of the dance and rhythmic technique. Classes develop and build core strength, stamina, rhythmic sensibility, and — most importantly — build community.
A gentle form of yoga that can be done seated or standing on the ground while using a chair for support. Focus on opening all the joints and loosening up tight muscles.
A cardio dance-based class that will get your heart pumping and hips shaking while combining strength moves to get you stronger! Move and dance to the beat while breaking a sweat.
Family Zumba gives you and your family a chance to be active together. It’s a full body workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. While many of the types of dance and music featured in the program are Latin American inspired, this class also contains choreographed moves to Soca, Dancehall, Afrobeats and Hip-hop.
An ancient Chinese martial art that is used as a slow-moving exercise to achieve relaxation and stress reduction. Tai Chi offers benefits for the body, mind and spirit.
strength and conditioning
This all-levels class is designed to increase physical strength and mobility through bodyweight exercises! The circuit style workouts will work all major muscle groups so you feel it from head to toe. All movements will have modifications to progress down or up depending on how you feel.
This class will bring you through postures to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body. Taught by Not Your Average Yoga teacher, you will be able to strengthen the body and the mind as you realize your spirit, impact, and self-worth. Classes will incorporate coping skills along with relaxation techniques.
We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. A total workout, Zumba combines all elements of fitness:
- muscle conditioning
- balance and flexibility
- boosted energy, and
- a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class