Fitness at the Uplands – Summer Session – July & August, 2021 Weekly Fitness Class Descriptions
Outdoor Cardio Class: Our regular Monday and Friday cardio instructors have teamed up to offer you this new and exciting outdoor cardio class. These classes are in-person and are not being recorded. Wednesday Warrior Workout... Wednesday mornings 9:30-10:30 a.m; *NEW* Join Karen & Michelle for this fun outdoor cardio class, which will be held outdoors on the upper tennis court (weather permitting) and indoors if necessary. Format will be varied each week. Participants are required to bring their own mats.
Yoga and Seniors’ Classes These are in-person classes, being run in the Lounge/Event Room in the Rec Centre. These classes are not being recorded and there is no virtual component.
Gentle Yoga…Thursday afternoons 1:30-2:30 pm; Instructor: Larissa D’Silva *NEW Instructor!* Daily movement is vital for overall health and wellness. We’ll focus on finding balance between strength and flexibility to encourage the joints’ full range of motion. Stretch, strengthen, core/balance exercises and breathwork will support a gentle, well-rounded practice. All ages and levels welcomed.
Mobility and Balance for Seniors …Tuesday afternoons 1:30-2:30 pm; Instructor: Paola Castillo Gentle introduction of poses and movement to alleviate stiff joints, tightness in muscles, and to increase overall strength, balance & social interaction. If you experience limited or painful joint mobility, this class is for you as chairs are used to support the practice.
Yoga Flow ... Monday evenings 7-8 pm; Instructor: Veronica Thai Start your week off with a rejuvenating yoga flow. You'll flow through a variety of poses to explore flexibility, strength and balance. This is good for people who want to energize, open up and stretch out the body. All levels welcome - variations are always provided to make this class as gentle or challenging as you need. Yoga for Strength & Mobility ... Saturday mornings 10-11 am; Instructor: Monica Espinosa This traditional Iyengar yoga practice focuses on breath work, mobility, strength and achieving the correct alignment for your own body and needs, using different yoga props. Asanas will be held longer in this class. All levels welcome.