Island Rec Offers Online Fitness Classes
Posted December 18, 2020 at 5:30 am by Hayley Day
By Island Rec
Adult online fitness classes are open for registration. Sign up for the whole month of January, or a drop-in option is also available. To register, visit www.islandrec.org.
Fit and Over 50 (On-Demand)
Try a safe, heart-healthy exercise class to energize your active lifestyle from the comfort of your own home with Jacquelyn Reiff.
This class will use easy to follow low-impact movements, increase core and muscular strength while working on balance and stretching to enhance your daily living.
A chair can be used for standing support and exercises can be modified depending on fitness level.
This class is now “on-demand.” Register for the month and receive a link to a fitness library. Take class when you want and as often as you want throughout the month.
Time: January 2021, on-demand
Cost: $34 for the month or $6 per class. Drop-in participants will be given access to a recorded class link by 8 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays.
Gentle Pilates and Movement (On-Demand)
This Pilates and movement class is gentle and slow-moving with therapeutic influences. Emphasis will be on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
This restorative class builds the basics that keep our backs strong and free of chronic pain and tension. It will require focus, attention, deliberate movement, slowing down, and staying aware of your body. Appropriate for all fitness levels and ages.
This class is “on demand.” That means you will be given access to a fitness library of four classes. Take the classes, when you want, and as often as you want within the month.
Time: January 2021, on-demand
Cost: $34 for four classes
Gentle Yoga and Destress
Join yoga teacher, Katerina Wen, and learn ways to deal with stress and anxiety.
This is a great class to help you to stretch out your body and maintain your health and mobility during this shutdown period. You will learn a holistic way to balance and harmonize your body and mind.
The class will include step-by-step, easy to follow yoga poses, plus breathing exercises that will take you to a meditative, calming space.
Time: 9:30–10:20 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 2021
Cost: $43 for the month, $6 per class
Balance and Stretch with Katerina Wen
Balance is important for people of all ages. It tones the legs and strengthens your feet, ankle and knees. It is also one of the natural ways to firm up the core and your gluteus muscles.
Balance is known as the best practice for fall prevention, but it is also a wonderful practice for your brain health. Stretching keeps your body healthy, increases the blood flow of your muscles. It is a great stress relief and can calm your mind.
Time: 11–11:45 a.m., Fridays, January 2021
Price: $36 per month, $7 per class
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