Wellness Classes

To bring about meaningful change, individuals need ongoing encouragement. We’re here day in and day out to provide the resources needed by our communities to address the most pressing social issues – from childhood obesity to graduation rates. Through the support of our community, we empower every child, adult and family to achieve to be healthy, confident and connected. Read about some of our classes offered and their benefits below, then download our class schedule to join in!

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Strengthening Classes

These classes will strengthen and condition muscles. Most classes incorporate equipment such as dumbbells, body bars, bands, medicine balls, etc. Some classes may only utilize your own body weight to create resistance.

Abs/Core – This class focuses on the abdominal/low back muscles and other core stabilizing muscles. Good core strength helps reduce back pain and improves overall fitness and stability.

Total Body Sculpt – A strengthening class incorporating traditional weight training exercising such as squats, presses, lifts and curls designed for a full body workout. You’ll work muscle groups using resistance bands, stability balls, free weights, and bar bells.

Benefits of Taking a Strengthening Class
• Feeling Better, Looking Better & Meeting Friends
• Increased Metabolic Rate – you burn more calories
• Increasing & Restoring Bone Density
• Increase Lean Muscle, Strength, Power & Endurance
• Injury Prevention
• Improved balance, flexibility, mobility & stability
• Enhanced performance in sports or exercise

Cardio Classes

These classes will increase heart rate and help improve your overall cardiovascular& cardio respiratory fitness. These classes are upbeat and fun to participate in. Some classes incorporate steps, dance, punching bags, jump ropes and bikes.

Cardio Cycling – This class is performed on a stationary bicycle. Instructors will guide you through an all-terrain ride while focusing on proper body alignment, heart rate and proper cycling techniques. Some classes may be held outdoors to enhance your experience.

Zumba® – Zumba classes fuse Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness party atmosphere. The routines feature interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms that incorporate Latin & International dances such as salsa, mambo, cha cha, meringue, regaton, samba, belly dance, hip hop and more.

Cardio Kickboxing – Sport specific techniques of boxing and martial arts are incorporated in this interval-based workout. Punching, kicking, footwork, punch mitts, heavy bags and jump ropes may be utilized.

Benefits of Taking a Cardio Class
• Feeling Better, Looking Better & Meeting Friends
• Increased Metabolic Rate – you burn more calories
• Increasing & Restoring Bone Density
• Healthier & Stronger Heart
• Reduce the risk of Heart Disease
• Reduce or prevent high Cholesterol levels
• Enhanced performance in sports or exercise

Combination Classes

Our combination classes combine together both the cardio and strength element of exercise into once class. Busy schedules and obligations often force us to limit the time we spend exercising. These classes use techniques that are both efficient and effective in burning calories, increasing muscular strength and endurance and giving you the variety you need to stay motivated.

Water Fitness – This aquatic workout incorporates both cardio and strength based exercises using water dumbbells & barbells, float belts, water gloves. The water provides a lower impact environment for your exercise which is friendlier on the joints.

Silver Sneakers – A customized exercise class for older adults designed to increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.

Circuit Training – This 30 minute class follows a specific format beginning with a 5-10 minute dynamic warm-up, 10-15 minute individual circuit based workout with lower and higher intensity modifications, and ending with a 5 min. cool-down and stretch. Special attention is paid to performing exercises with the correct form and at your appropriate fitness level. You own body weight, dumbbells and barbells may be used.

Benefits of Taking a Combination Class
• Feeling Better, Looking Better & Meeting Friends
• Increased Metabolic Rate – you burn more calories
• Saves time
• Healthier & Stronger Heart
• Efficient and effective
• Increase lean muscle
• Enhanced performance in sports or exercise

Spirit-Mind-Body Classes

These classes not only help improve your physical fitness, but allow quiet time for reflection and stress reduction. These classes generally focus on breathing control, flexibility, balance and mental focus.

Yoga – Yoga is a class that creates balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. It is designed to relieve stress and center peace of mind, body and spirit by focusing on breathing techniques, stretching, toning and relaxation.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is the ancient art of carefully coordinated exercises that follow a natural, relaxed pattern of gradual movements that promotes balance and coordination.

Benefits of Taking a Spirit-Mind-Body Class
• Feeling Better, Looking Better & Meeting Friends
• Union of mind, body and spirit
• Increased muscular flexibility
• Improved balance, mobility and stability
• Reduced stress levels
• Improved overall well-being

Blue Wave Tae Kwon Do

Classes are offered in a group setting where students will be instructed by Black Belt Instructors from the United States Chung Do Kwan Association. Each class is designed to assist the individual student reach their goals in martial arts through our established, published curriculum. Students may join at any time and progress throughout USCDKA system to Black Belt & Beyond. View our class schedule.