Fitness Classes

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updated 7/17/2018

Payment for Exercise Class Changes!!!!

Starting September 4, students will make payments for all exercise classes directly to the exercise instructors.

  • The Senior Center will no longer be taking payments for exercise classes.
  • Please continue to sign in for each of your classes with your scan card.

Anyone who has an existing balance or money on their account as of August 1st will receive a letter with their account status so they are able to use it up by September 4.

Listed below are all the descriptions and fees for the exercise classes we offer. Please let your instructor know if you have any questions

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updated 6/20/18

The Verona Senior Center offers regular exercise classes at modest cost.

Call the Center (845-7471) for more information.  If you are not sure if a class is appropriate for you, come and try it out.

July 2018 – As of July there will be no more Tai Chi 1 – on Tuesdays 2:00 PM.

 

Classes currently offered include the following:

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New arthritis Class Starting –

Updated 7/17/18

NEW 6 Week Arthritis Class Starting

  • Wednesdays August 22– Sept. 26
  • 9:00-10:00 AM:
  • First Class will be FREE !!!!!
  • $40 for 6 weeks.
  • Drop-in $10 per class.

Physical activity is considered the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in many types of arthritis. This program is led by a Certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Specialist Ron Dorr. It is designed with gentle movements that help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength. Participants of this class are given the tools to help them increase functional ability to do the things with less pain.

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Melt Class

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader Liron Weiss
  • Wednesdays at 11:00 AM 
  • $50 for 8 weeks
  • Drop- in $10 per class

Using specialized soft body rollers and small MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls you will learn how to reduce inflammation, ease chronic neck and low-back strain, improve alignment, enhance athletic performance. Participants must be able to get up off of the floor.

(July) In this class you will learn the primary cause of pain and will be taught simple, in this class you will learn the primary cause of pain and will be taught simple, self-care techniques you can do at home to remain active, healthy and pain-free for life. Using specialized soft body rollers and small MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls to simulate the  results of manual therapy, you will learn how to reduce inflammation, ease chronic neck and  low- back strain, improve alignment, enhance athletic performance and keep your whole body feeling great at any age. Don’t miss your chance to experience this breakthrough self-care system. Participants must be able to get up and down off the floor and roller!

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Functional Fit MELT

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader Liron Weiss
  • Wednesdays at 10:00 AM 
  • Drop- in $10 per class

If you can’t get up and down from the floor or have any unique conditions such as walking with a cane or using a wheel chair, this MELT class is for you!  This class will mostly use specialized MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls to stimulate your connective tissue and nervous system.

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Line Dancing

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader – Marlene Cordes
  • Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 PM
  • $20 for a 4 week class
  • $30 for 4 classes of your choosing
  • (Must be used within 3 months)
  • $10 for Drop in

Join the dancing fun with beginner line dancing! Easy dances to all kinds of music. All abilities are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

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Keeping Fit

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader – Shannon Maguire:
  • Mondays & Thursdays at 8:45 AM
  • $50 Punch Card for 10 Classes
  • (Punch card does not expire)

This exercise program is a mixture of aerobic exercises, weight training, mobility and balance improvement. We use stretch bands and balls.

(July) Mondays and Thursdays at 8:45
Regardless of age, regular exercise improves strength, flexibility, stamina, bone mass and posture.  The ‘Keeping Fit’ exercise program is a mixture of aerobic exercises, weight training, mobility and balance improvement.

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Tai Chi      

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader – Jody Curley
  • Fridays – 10:00 AM Level II
  • Fridays – 11:15 AM Level I
  • $35 for 8 weeks
  • $10 for Drop in

Tai Chi Balance II:

Instruction in a Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form. Slow, fluid movements which maintain and improve alignment and balance, flexibility, strength and concentration.  A more complex movement sequence than Tai Chi I. Standing.

Tai Chi Balance I:

Instruction in Chi Kung (breath and energy practice for health) and beginning Tai Chi Form movements. Slow, fluid movement patterns which maintain and improve alignment and balance, flexibility, strength and concentration. Shorter, less complex movement sequences than Tai Chi II – a good class to begin your Tai Chi practice. Students will be standing unless a chair is needed for support.

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Yoga 

updated 7/17/18

  • Leader – Shannon Maguire:
  • Fridays at 8:45 AM
  • $50 Punch Card for 10 Classes
  • (Punch card does not expire)

Anyone can do yoga and stretching in this class. The exercises can be modified for those who don’t want to do traditional floor yoga.

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Core Strength – FREE

updated 7/17/18

  • Alasa Wiest
  • Tuesdays at 9:00 AM
  • Thursdays at 2:00 PM
  • This is a FREE Class.

Having a strong core is extremely important as it supports the spine and aids in balance. We will not only work our abdominal muscles, but also the muscles of the back and hips. Planks, Superman’s, Squats, hand weights, and balancing on floor or chair. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

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