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5K in 5 Weeks

Ever wanted to run a 5K and didn’t know where to start?  This program is designed for new and intermediate runners and will get you 5K ready in just 5 weeks.  The class will meet Tues./Thurs. from  5:30-6:30 PM beginning on Sept. 4.  The 1st session will meet in the SRC Classroom and the remaining sessions will meet at various locations.  Registered participants will receive weekly emails from the instructor regarding the next meeting location.  Most runs will take place outside.

Instructor: Collen Jones 

Ashtanga Yoga – Mixed Level (10 classes)

Ashtanga is a vigorous and athletic type of yoga that aims to increase flexibility while building physical strength, breathing technique and mental focus. This class works on linking the breath with some postures from the Ashtanga Primary Series, beginning with standing and balancing poses, moving through seated poses, inversions and a concluding relaxation period. This class is designed for students of all levels.

Instructor: Marylaura Papalas

Beach Body Blast

Beach Body Blast is a full body workout that focuses on strength, endurance, and 'toning'; with an emphasis on shoulders, abdominals, glutes, and thighs.

Instructor: Colleen Jones


Cardi-YO! is a super fun dance fitness AND yoga class all in one. Driven by research in cognitive neuroscience, this class takes your workout to a whole new level.  You will sweat, stretch and breathe to increase stamina while restoring a sense of health and well-being.  The first half will take you through a heart-pumping world dance aerobic routine while the second half will tone, stretch and relax you with vinyasa style yoga.  Come and get the best of both worlds in one sweat and bliss-filled hour!

Instructor: Anna Dixon

Functional Cross Training: FXT

FXT is a functional cross training program focused on functional strength training through high intensity interval workouts.  Tires, battling ropes, and sandbags are some of the tool that will be utilized to give you the workout of a lifetime.  FREE Demo Class on Monday 3/31 at 5:30PM

Instructor: Chelsea Torres

Kettlebell Crush

Kettlebell Crush is a small group training class that utilizes kettlebells to give you an all-in-one workout, combining both strength and cardio aspects.

Instructor: Ashley Reece

Paddleboarding for Fitness

Paddleboarding for Fitness is a total body workout on a paddleboard designed to challenge your strength, fitness, and blance.  FREE Demo Class on Monday, 3/31 at 4:00PM

Instructor: Joshua Lawrence

Scottish Highland Dance

Scottish Highland Dance is highly influenced by ballet and provides an introduction to basic movements, steps and terminology of Highland Dance with a focus on cardio, abdominal work, and leg strengthening exercises.  FREE Demo Class on Monday, 2/3 7:00PM

Instructor: Susan Tapp


TRX is a workout style that utilizes gravity and your body weight to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and sore stability simultaneously.

Instrctor: Chelsea Torres

Ultra Barre (10 classes)

Ultra Barre is a fusion of ballet barre and dance conditioning that will strengthen, lengthen and tone your muscles. It is an innovative and fun class that is based on ballet barre work combined with arm and leg exercises to provide a full body workout.

Instructor: Ryann Vaughan 

Yoga for Total Wellness

A complete stress reduction program using yoga postures (asanas), breath (pranayama), guided imagery and education about stress from a yoga perspective.

Instructor: Diane Bradshaw


Zumba is a fun-filled workout based on Latin dance and music.  You will sweat and get toned while moving to the beat.

Instructor: Elizabeth Turnage