Group Exercise

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JANUARY 2019 GROUP EXERCISE


GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

AFAP - ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this group exercise class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. FREE to those 50+ thanks to a sponsorship by the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Health Program! Copilot Membership Required.

BodyWorx This class offers cardio, strength training, range of motion exercises and stability! Learn to use body weight with angles and repetition to strengthen and stabilize your body. Amplified classes have more challenging options available than intermediate classes, although both classes have modifications to cater to all levels of fitness.

Cardio & Core Conditioning A sports-inspired cardio class which combines simple athletic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Simple doesn’t mean easy, it just reduces complication. Lots of body weight exercises combined to help you shed fat, increase speed, become more agile and jump higher. Plus there's a bonus killer core round!

Chiseled NEW! A strength focused class with total body movements using weights and a wide variety of equipment. Non choreographed and continuously evolving to keep your body toned, tight and chiseled.

Core Works This 30-minute class provides an intense core workout that will be a rock solid compliment to your current exercise regimen. Ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, this group exercise program can also improve functional strength to help you excel in life.

Cycle Together Because of its authentic and athletic design Cycle Together is a fantastic way to improve your cardio fitness, burn calories, shape and strengthen your lower body. Control the intensity of the workout by adjusting your own bike for 60 minutes! This is a more intense workout for the avid cyclist looking to train indoors.

Cycle 30 Together A 30-minute cardio workout revolutionizing indoor cycling. Music will make the time fly, and you will feel great working up a sweat! You can make the most out of Cycle 30 Together, no matter if you are just starting an exercise program or have been racing bikes for years. It’s only 30 minutes and the format is easy to follow. Since the bike is completely adjustable, you are in control. It’s also perfect for those that are short on time and men and women of all ages.

Enhance Fitness Enhance Fitness is geared toward older adults, and those with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, need not worry; you’ll never have to do anything that hurts. We have chairs you can use for support, if necessary. When you’re ready you can add soft ankle and wrist weights to your workout. Registration required. Call 570-970-5022 to learn more and register for class.

FlowFit Build flexibility and strength. A beautiful class set to music with flowing movements of yoga, pilates and tai chi followed by an optional meditation and relaxation session.

Gerifit This 8 week sessions based strength training program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that's been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that's associated with aging bodies.

HIIT Hour A one hour high-intensity workout class featuring a variety of HIIT programs such as insanity, P90X, Metafit and more! Come weekly to get your maximum calorie burn.

Indoor Cycling Bring your outdoor cycling indoors! High-intensity group cycling class that includes challenging hill climbs, sprints, and interval training for all fitness abilities.

Kettlebells Kettlebell training fuses form and function with many parts of the body being exercised simultaneously. Kettlebells elevate your heart rate for effective cardiovascular training. This class will focus on form and technique for beginners and add progressions as participants advance.

Kickbox Bosu A fusion of Cardio Kickboxing and use of the BOSU ball. A class that is sure to kick butt!

Power Train Pump up your body. Designed to increase strength and muscular endurance with the use of free weights and plate loaded barbells and more. This group exercise class is non-choreographed and focused on weight training.

POUND Pound is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Upbeat, a little sassy and amazing music. We will provide the stix so come as you are and rock out your workout!

Silver Sneakers Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available for seated or standing support.

Strength Train Together Blast your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses and curls, with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music will get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best.

Strong & Balanced Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). This is a beginner/intermediate class.

Step & Sculpt Movements are performed on and off of step platform, with or without risers. This group exercise class consists of basic step patterns for the new stepper and options for the more advanced participant to increase your cardiovascular strength and endurance. The intensity level is determined by speed, travel, and execution of movement.

STUDIO X

STUDIO X is located on the second floor in front of the group exercise studio. Our signature program uses the SYNRGY 360 to create transformation and inspiring fitness experiences. Instructors will provide cross-training workouts based on varied functional movements. Diverse options allow the program to cater to all fitness levels. Additional challenges, support, and accountability available for those who want more than just a workout!

STUDIO X requires registration. Classes are held in sessions. Cost is $2/class for family members; $3/class for members and $10/class for non-members. You can click here, visit the front desk or call 570-970-5012 for more information and to register.

Tai Chi Slow flowing movements involving mind and body to promote balance and healthy well-being. Experience the ancient art of Tai Chi with an experienced group mentor.

Taichi Yoga Fusion This class utilizes exercises drawn from taichi and yoga to create an invigorating yet stress relieving workout. Gentle taichi movements blended with slightly more vigorous yoga sequences are designed to relieve stress, boost energy levels, balance internal organs, and bolster immunity.

Top to Bottom Get in shape from top to bottom! The class will be different each week using a variety of equipment and exercises for all levels of fitness.

Water Fitness A low impact fun and invigorating way to exercise! Most classes are conducted in the shallow end of the pool and enhanced by music. Each class is designed to stretch and tone muscles, promote cardiovascular fitness, reduce stress, improve physical appearance, and develop a sense of well-being.

Yoga Promoting flexibility & strength. Various breathing techniques & poses combined to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and enhance general well-being.

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves creating a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The principle behind Zumba® is incredibly simple; get fit and have fun! There are no complicated moves to learn and you don’t need the coordination of a standard aerobics class.


FREE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES FOR INDIVIDUALS 50+

The following classes are FREE to anyone in our community age 50+ thanks to a sponsorship by the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Health Program! Copilot Membership Required.

Gerifit (‡Tues & Thurs 8 am) Based on strength training, this program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that's been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that's associated with aging bodies.

Fit & Strong!
Fit & Strong! is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. This 25 session program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population.

Strong & Balanced (‡Wed 9 am & Thurs 4:30 pm) Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility, and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). Beginner/Intermediate class.

AFAP - ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance, and range of motion. FREE to those 50+ thanks to a sponsorship by the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Health Program! Copilot Membership Required.

‡More information on classes sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming Counties