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Fitness Classes


Fitness Classes are open to students and employees and are free of charge. Most classes run until the end of the semester. Feel free to attend when ever it is convenient for you. No Need to register, except for Spinning and Fly Fishing 101, and walk ins are always welcomed. These classes do not count toward P.E credit.

Body Bar w/Step

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Meets Every Monday in the Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room beginning September 10.
Instructor: Lisa Magnarelli

Add some variety to your workout by using a weighted bar, hand weights and step aerobics to alternate strength training and cardio routines. Class begins at 12:10 and ends at 12:55, great for employees who are crunched for time. Class ends with toning, abs and stretch. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged to try this class.

Yoga

12-1 p.m.
Meets every Tuesday and Thursday in the Fitness Center Dance Studio beginning September 4.
Instructor: Kristy Caruso

Hatha Yoga is an ancient system of wellness. Both gentle and dynamic postures address every system of the body, while the practice of breath and mindfulness techniques work to restore calm and clarity of mind. Yoga leaves you feeling refreshed, vital and alert. For hygiene reasons, participants are strongly encouraged to provide their own yoga mat.

T’ai Chi Chu’an

12-1 p.m.
Meets Every Thursday in the Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room beginning September 6.
Instructor: John Bulson

T’ai Chi Chu’an is an ancient, Chinese martial art and health practice that is renowned as a rejuvenator of fitness and vitality. It is a series of exercises and slow, low impact movements, or forms, that flow one into the other and gently take your joints through a full range of motion. T’ai Chi Chu’an improves concentration, breath control, balance, and muscle relaxation. The smooth, slow movements help instill physical confidence, reduce stress, and enhance posture and coordination. In addition, it helps tone muscles in the lower body, especially the thighs, buttocks and calves. T’ai Chi Chu’an can be practiced by everyone. All that’s needed for practice are comfortable shoes and clothing.

Cardio Kick

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Meets every Wednesday in the Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room beginning September 5.
Instructor: Regina Johnson

This class includes moderate to high intensity cardio, strength-training and toning. Beginners are welcome and encouraged to try this class.

Learn to Swim Better

12-2 p.m. (Come and as your schedule permits)
Meets every Wednesday in the Bristol Pool beginning September 12.
Instructor: Molly Haberbusch

If you are looking to improve your swimming, this class is for you! This class will meet the specific needs and goals of all participants; from those with minimal experience to the advanced swimmer looking for a workout and stroke refinement. Instruction will focus on the individual and/or group needs depending on interests and ability levels.

Power Yoga

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Meets Tuesday and Thursday in the Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room beginning September 4.
Instructor: Susie Hamilton

What to expect in power yoga:

  • Sequencing with vinyasa flow as well as sustained poses.
  • Opportunities to modify poses to suit your level.
  • A great workout.
  • Guided meditation.

Please bring a yoga mat, small towel and water.

Fly Fishing 101

4-5:30 p.m.  
Meets every Thursday in the Fitness Center Lounge beginning September 6.
Instructor: Acee Acee

Please Register Here: Fly Fishing Class

The premise of the Fly Fishing 101 course is to introduce people who have NEVER fly fished before to new and very exciting horizons. Students will learn everything from casting, tying flies, basic entomology, fly line management, reading water, fishing etiquette, and more. Upon completion, students will be equipped with the knowledge necessary to fish most streams and small lakes with confidence. A fishing license is required for this class. It can be purchased from the Town Clerk in the village of Clinton. The cost is twenty five dollars, but you must show your college ID for this rate. The license is good for one year from the date of purchase. Weather permitting, we will try to make sure that everyone fishes during the semester that the course is taken. [Beginners only please]

Zumba

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Every Wednesday in the fitness center Multi Purpose Room beginning September 19.

Instructor: LeeAnn McCoy

Looking for a fun and exciting work out? Then join LeeAnn McCoy and her Zumba class for a dance fitness party like no other! Zumba combines cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. It mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves to create an interval-style, calorie-burning total body workout. Super effective and super fun for Every Body, it’s like exercise in disguise!

Mat Pilates

12-1 p.m.
Meets every Tuesday and Friday in the fitness center Multi Purpose room beginning September 4.

Instructor: Sydney Sifers

Mat Pilates
An innovative system of mind-body exercises evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates. We will take a modern approach teaching body awareness & posture while increasing core strength, flexibility and mobility. Each class will provide a dynamic combination of pilates toning and balance work focusing on precise movements that flow so you can feel the burn throughout your entire body. No prior experience needed.

Please bring your own mat.

R.I.P.P.E.D

4:45-5:45 p.m.
Meets every Monday in the fitness center Multi Purpose room beginning September 3.

Instructor: Kim Maxwell

What is R.I.P.P.E.D.? It’s the one stop body shock. Formulated to burn fat, build muscle, strengthen and condition. The class will consist of resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, and end with endurance which involves mixed martial arts. It's an entire body workout!

Spinning

5-6 p.m.
Meets every Monday and Wednesday in the fitness center Mezzanine beginning September 5.

Please register Here: Spinning Class

Spin Class is a high energy 45 minute indoor cycling class led by a motivating instructor and accompanied by the instructor's unique playlist of powerful and energizing music. This class is challenging, fun, and one of the best ways to improve cardiovascular fitness while burning lots of calories. Because this is low impact it is suitable for most people, and the class can accommodate all ability levels.

Contact Information


Dave Thompson

Director of Blood Fitness Center and Campus Wellness
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