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Adult Yoga and Fitness Classes

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No hype, just a good old fashioned cardio and strength training workout! Low impact aerobics with some challenging plyometrics to get that heart pumping, followed by strength training using dumbbells, body weight, and the stability ball. Class will finish with some core conditioning and stretching. A great way to end your Monday and feel good the whole week!

Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.


Are you ready for a new challenge? Try this fun, group-centered workout! Sweat, cheer, laugh, motivate, and find hidden strengths as you work hard to complete exercise challenges designed to work the entire body. Expect cardio and strength movements, circuits, team efforts, and a great workout within a supportive environment!

Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Cardio Fusion

Be prepared to get your heart rate up and work hard as we sweat our way through exercises targeted to burn fat, increase strength, and improve your balance and stability. This class includes many styles of cardiovascular exercise such as low impact aerobics, step aerobics, dance, circuits, and interval training.

Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Cardio Interval & Sculpt

A fun, high-energy class that combines cardio interval training and weight training to provide an effective workout for the entire body and a calorie-incinerating burn that will last even after you leave the gym!

Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.


Kick off your week with this high-energy workout designed to challenge your limits! Cardio movements are combined with strength exercises and a constantly shifting pace to keep the body guessing and target overall performance. Improve strength, power, agility, endurance, focus, and more… You never know what Life may throw at you—Be fit!

Mondays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.


An exhilirating, effective, easy to follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that's moving millions of people toward joy and heatlh.

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Pilates with Props

Using a variety of equipment such as large and small exercise balls, the Magic Circle, and flex bands, this beginner/intermediate Pilates mat class helps you connect with your core. At the end of the class you will feel stretched and strong, from the inside-out!

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Pilates/Yoga Combo

This is a beginner/intermediate level class combining the continuous flow of stretching and Yoga with the core strengthing and toning fo Pilates exercises.

Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Alignment-Based Yoga

In this class, we will use asana not only to stretch and strengthen the body safely, but to practice core habits of self-care—full breathing, healthy posture, and mindfulness. Students can expect to hold poses for at least several breaths and to develop body awareness through precision alignment instructions. Adjustments to the class will be made for injuries and varying levels of student experience.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Chair Yoga

This class is a modified series of traditional poses that focus on correct biomechanics to increase vitality, flexibility, and strength. This is a great class for someone who has never tried yoga before, has concerns about injury, or would prefer the comfort of using chairs and standing poses.

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga

This is a more traditional Yoga class that involves holding poses for a span of several breaths. This practice helps develop greater awareness and focus, strength, stamina, and flexibility. All levels welcome.

Sundays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Intermediate Yoga, Kripalu Style

Explore the balance between effort and ease... The aim of this class is to strengthen the body by sustaining more challenging postures at a moderate pace and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing Yoga practice. Those who may be new to the practice of Yoga who feel fit and strong are also welcome.

Tuesdays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Slow Vinyasa Yoga Flow

A breath-oriented flowing sequence of Yoga poses. Enjoy the many benefits of Flow Yoga, including increased strength and flexibility. Leave feeling relaxed and refreshed! Beginner to intermediate level.

Thursdays and Saturdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.