Group Exercise Classes & Schedule



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Exercise Class Descriptions 

(All classes are 45 minutes unless otherwise stated)

Beginner Level Classes:

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Aqua Yoga – This 40-minute class combines dynamic flowing movements and traditional yoga poses with the assistance of water to help lengthen and strengthen muscles, while also improving balance, coordination, and range of motion. Aqua yoga is anti-gravity, as the water will provide resistance making your muscles work harder while also allowing your joints to be supported. Aqua yoga is a soothing experience and is ideal for all fitness levels.

Chair Yoga – This is a great class for people who have a hard time getting up and down off of the floor. The poses are modified so that they can be performed while seated in a chair.  People who cannot stand or have limited mobility can now enjoy the benefits of yoga.

Gentle Waves – This class incorporates gentle movements and range of motion exercises in the water. A fun and therapeutic class for individuals who are new to exercise, suffer from arthritis, or have orthopedic limitations.

SilverSneakers® Classic  Have fun and move 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, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Yoga Ease Ease into your evening with deep stretches and focused balancing poses, followed with a relaxing meditation. Let go of the day’s stress and renew, restore and relax with this 45 minute class suitable for most levels. 

Yoga Stretch – This beginner class is for those who are new to yoga or for those who are looking for a less challenging class due to limited mobility. Participants will be on the floor during part of the class. The class specifically targets flexibility, balance, and stress relief.

Intermediate Level Classes:
Ab Blast – (10 min) Abs, abs, and more ABS! 10 minutes, No Excuses!

Aquarobics – A great way to start or end your day! This water class includes a cardiovascular segment followed by muscle toning and flexibility.

Aqua Tone – This low impact, moderate-intensity aquatic class focuses on building endurance, toning muscle, increasing flexibility and FUN. This class seeks to challenge participants while utilizing floatation belts to avoid the jarring associated with normal toning classes.

SilverSneakers® Circuit  Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.

Yoga Align – This class incorporates toning and building strength by holding poses and emphasizing proper body alignment. This class is great for those who have experience in yoga postures and desire a challenge in their yoga practice.  

Advanced Level Classes:

37-CVMC 1798Body Burn  This class utilizes various methods to sculpt your body, including circuit training. Learn to use a variety of exercise tools such as, free weights, body bars, stability balls, resistance bands and body weight. You’ll keep your body guessing by varying the intensity of your workout.

Boot Camp  (30 min) Non-stop, total body workout! All out drills of speed, power & strength to build lean, fit bodies. We’re working head-to-toe – so check “lazy” at the door and lets get moving!

Yoga Sculpt  An upbeat, medium-fast flow yoga with an emphasis on building strength and endurance, while toning muscle through deep stretches. Challenge yourself while experiencing the stress-relieving benefits of yoga. All fitness levels welcome.

Zumba® Try this exciting class with Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness class. An exhilarating 45 minutes of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements!

STRONG™ by Zumba® – This class combines high intensity interval training (HIIT) with the science of synced music motivation. In every class, music and moves sync perfectly to push you beyond your perceived limits to reach your fitness goals faster.

FREE Heart Smart Nutrition Class – Learn how to eat a well-balanced diet that is low in cholesterol, saturated fat, and sodium, while promoting a healthy weight and lifestyle. Contact 828.326.2400 for additional information. 

Additional Fee Based Services:

Personal Training/Small Group Training – When you hire a trainer, you take a step towards better health through fitness. Your Trainer will take you through your personally designed program, providing you with motivation, information and the support you need to reach your goals. Learn more about Personal Training and Small Group Training.

Private Swim Lessons Education and training by an experienced instructor to help infants (age 6 mo. +) up to adults gain swimming skills. Sessions are 30 minutes in length and may include up 3 participants. Learn more.

Medical Massage – We offer on-site, 30-minute sessions every Wednesday. Call 828.322.6979 to schedule an appointment.

Upstairs door remains locked on weekends, enter fitness center through lower entrance.

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