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Pilates Infused Core at the Eau Claire YMCA

Looking for core training that steps outside of the traditional crunch and plank?

Pilates Infused Core integrates the concepts and exercises from Pilates with fitness theory and principles to create a 3 dimensional challenge for the core. Using props and your own body weight, exercises are taken outside of the traditional context and brought to new light!

Join Jennifer Wednesdays 6:35-7:35pm and experience core training like never before. Starts October 30th.

for more information and to register please call 403-781-1684.

 


Registered Programs – it’s not too late!

It’s not too late to join in the YMCA registered programs! Sign up today!

Visit member services to register today!


Good Karma

Have You seen “Karma” on thr drop-in fitness schedule and wondered what it is?
Karma is a gentle yoga-based stretch class taught by certified yoga instructors.   Karma is a great place for all ability levels.  From beginner to advanced, Karma offers something for everyone.

The practice of Karma Yoga is designed to increase your flexibility and focus.
Karma will help to revitalize your body and spirit, incorporating the disciplines of proper breathing techniques, stress reduction, and muscular strength.
Karma is offered on Mondays at 7:15pm, and Fridays at 5:00pm at Shawnessy YMCA.

So now you know!


Fall Programming Has Begun!

Fall session may have already begin today, but some of the most popular programs at Shawnessy YMCA still have space!

Post-Natal Fitness – Great for new moms to get back into a wellness routine (with your new favorite person in tow)
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am

Introduction To Yoga – A great start for learning basic yoga poses and the art of clearing your mind
Mondays, 5:00-6:15pm

Zumba – Latin dance at it’s finest, in a fun party style class! Dance your way to wellness!
Mondays, 10:30-11:30am & 6:15-7:15pm, Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm, Saturdays 10:30-11:30am

Pre-Natal Yoga – Expecting? Teach your body to limber up in a comfortable and safe environment with other expectant moms
Thursdays 6:30-7:45pm

Boxer’s Workout – An amazing option for sport conditioning, teaching and honing different skills to all that come!
Wednesdays 5:15-6:45pm

For more information of these feature classes as well as other classes that are still open for registrations, please call 403-256-5533.   The YMCA offers rolling registration and accepts registrations throughout the session (unless a class fills up).


Fall Registered Programs start today!

Looking to supplement your current fitness program?

Want to try something new?

Need a new Challenge?

YMCA registered programs start today. Join a 7-14 week program and experience the benefits of progression and adaptation in your workouts.

Kettlebell
Kettlebell

So many options available for preschool, youth and adults!

Don’t miss out! Register today! Visit member services or view our program guides.

 


Fall Registered Programs start today!

Looking to supplement your current fitness program?

Want to try something new?

Need a new Challenge?

YMCA registered programs start today. Join a 7-14 week program and experience the benefits of progression and adaptation in your workouts.

Kettlebell
Kettlebell

So many options available for preschool, youth and adults!

Don’t miss out! Register today! Visit member services or view our program guides.

 


Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness Classes for Fall 2013

Are you a mom-to-be? We will be offering a new class this fall:  Prenatal Yoga with our wonderful new instructor, Chelsea!  Experience Hatha yoga to help with a healthy pregnancy, delivery and recovery.  This course will guide you through slow poses, breath work and relaxation techniques in a serene atmosphere to support your mind, body and spirit throughout your pregnancy.  The class will run Thursdays 10:45-11:45am from September 12 through October 24 and/or October 31 through December 12.

Already had your little one?  Try our Mom & Baby pilates class!  Designed specifically to recondition the body after pregnancy and childbirth, Mom and Baby Pilates brings new moms together to spend time connecting with their babies while getting a balanced full body workout.  This class will be running Fridays 10:45-11:45am from September 13 to October 25 and/or November 1 to December 13.  If you enjoy aquatic exercise, then Baby & Me H2O is the class for you.  Improve your aerobic conditioning, build strength and stretch while your little one plays in the water right beside you in their own personal floatation device (boat). Your baby will love being in the water while you experience this playful way of getting fit!  This class will run on Tuesdays 3:00-3:45pm from September 10 through to December 10.

Registration for all classes will be open for members August 6 and for non-members August 19.

 


Summer Programs beginning July 30!

Did July travelling disrupt your fitness routine?  Get back on track with some of our special short programs beginning next week!

Yoga Level 1 – Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Pilates Level 1 – Tuesdays 6:35-7:35pm
Fusion – Tuesdays 7:35-8:35pm OR Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am
Yoga for Runners – Wednesdays 12:00-1:00pm
Gentle Yoga – Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm
Youth Yoga – Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm


Keep up Your Fitness Routine this Summer!

Want to continue to progress toward your fitness goals this summer?  In addition to our drop-in program, we offer a variety of registered classes to choose from:

MIND/BODY CLASSES:
Yoga:
Thrive in a peaceful atmosphere while experiencing flexibility, strength, balance, relaxation, stress management and breathing techniques designed to help you on your path of health and wellness.

We offer Yoga Level 1, Level 2, Yoga for Runners, Gentle Yoga and Youth Yoga.

Pilates Level 1: Build core strength, flexibility, and great posture in this challenging self paced  workout. Tone your tummy, hips and create long, lean muscles.

Fusion: Is an intelligent and inspiring blend of yoga, pilates and fitness through a progressive series of yoga postures and exercises to train strength, balance and flexibility. Relaxation is included at the end of each class.

BABY AND ME H2O:
Have fun with your baby and get to know other moms while getting into shape! Improve your aerobic conditioning, build strength and stretch while your little one plays in the water right beside you in their own personal floatation device (boat). Your baby will love being in the water while you experience this playful way of getting fit! Babies ages 6-18 months are welcome.

ZUMBA:
Join the Party!  Zumba Cardio Dance will take you through basic salsa, reggaeton, flamenco and other international rhythms with a fitness flare.  Dance your way into shape!

ZUMBATOMIC:
Zumbatomic is an explosion of music, dance and energy! It is a 100% kid-friendly, fun and healthy program for children ages 4-12 years using the ZUMBA fitness concept.

For details about any of these programs, or to register, click here.


Non Member Summer Registration Opens Today

Please note registration for Summer programs for Non Members opens Monday June 3rd – 5:30am.

Join us for summer fun at the Eau Claire YMCA – swim lessons, Adult programs including yoga, pilates, outdoor bootcamps, zumba, zumba toning, baby and me stroller workout, Xfit, Kettlebell, Run for your life and much more.

Please visit our on line brochure or call 403-781-1684 for more information.

 


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