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Spring 2014 Fitness Classes

The department of Athletics and Recreation would like to announce the Fitness Class Schedule for the Spring semester.

Any questions regarding the classes should be directed to the class instructor.   Email addresses are provided with the class description.

Uncommonly Relaxing Yoga

Tuesdays, 11:35a.m.-12:25p.m.

ROS 113

Come enjoy a relaxing Hatha yoga class with easy postures designed to increase flexibility, relieve muscle tension, and reduce stress. This class includes breathing exercises, meditation, guided relaxation, and suggestions for stress reduction in daily life. It’s good for people with injuries or limited flexibility and folks who just want to stretch and relax. Yoga mat required.

Instructor Jane Marie Clipman has been practicing yoga for 25 years and is certified through the Himalayan Institute. She has been teaching yoga at F&M since spring 2007.

$55 for 12 classes: January 28th – April 22nd

Registration: Tuesday, January 21st, 11:30-12:3pm, ROS 113

Empowering Power Yoga

Wednesdays 5:00 – 5:50p.m.

ROS 113

Get a good workout in this all-levels Vinyasa yoga class with poses that increase strength, stamina, flexibility, and balance. Beginner through advanced levels welcome. Modifications will be shown for making each pose easier or more challenging. Enjoy a guided relaxation and personal empowerment message at the end of each class. Yoga mat required.

Instructor Jane Marie Clipman has been practicing yoga for 25 years and is certified through the Himalayan Institute. She has been teaching yoga at F&M since spring 2007. 

$55 for 12 classes: January 29th – April 23rd

Registration: Wednesday, January 22nd, 5:00-5:45p.m., ROS 113 

Body Fit
BodyFit is an explosion of cross-training techniques pulled from a
variety of training disciplines. It maximizes strength and cardio by
incorporating functional strengthening, agility, plyometrics,
kickboxing, and various other training styles.  No two classes are
alike! This class will take your own personal fitness to the next
level. BodyFit is designed for all fitness levels and is structured
with cueing and instruction to challenge beginners as well as more
advanced exercisers.

What to bring: Please bring a large mat (or large towel), water, and a
small towel because you will sweat!

Time: Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Classes begin February 3rd

Location: Woods Room
Cost: $5 per class

Instructor: Tansy Rodgers, email Tansy Rodgers at:
Pilates is a method of body conditioning that combines stretching and strengthening exercises to tone muscles, improve posture and increase flexibility by training your mind and body to work together. This will be a beginner/intermediate class  that will teach you the basic concepts of the Pilates method and a series of controlled movements to  strengthen your core muscles: abs, back, hips and thighs.  
Most movements are done on the floor, so bring a mat and dress comfortably in yoga pants, bike shorts,etc.
Time: Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm; classes start on 3/18 and run for 6 weeks.  There will be no class on March 25th.
Instructor:  Beth Buckwalter AAAI/ISMA certified in Mat Pilates  
Location: Booth Ferris North all classes except for 4/15 which will be in the Woods Room in the ASFC.
Cost: $35.00

Please Register And Pay For Class On Tuesday March 4Th From 1:00-4:00 PM Or Thursday March 6Th From 9:30-11:00AM In Hackman Room P307


Advanced Aerobic Conditioning Class

Instructors: F&M football Coaching Staff

Time/Dates: Wednesdays @ 6:30AM to 8AM.  Class begins February 19th and runs through April 23rd 
Location: Mayser Gymnasium
Fee: None

*This is not a beginner class