You’ve sprung ahead one hour and your winter jacket is hanging in the back of the closet, unused. Spring is coming!
Get a head start on the new season by trying out one of the Saddletowne YMCA’s Adult Fitness classes. March 28th through April 3rd, we will be offering FREE demo classes showcasing martial arts, group fitness, dance and more. Click here for a complete schedule- we’ll see you then!
Step up your game with one of our new fitness & wellness classes at Saddletowne YMCA in 2016:
Obstacle Race Training
This is a great class to take whether you are looking for a program that will challenge you in different ways, push you past a fitness plateau or help prepare you for an actual Obstacle Race for the first or fiftieth time! This class will cover muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, balance, agility and grip strength with a variety of drills that will take you out of your comfort zone and drive your fitness to the next level. In addition to studio, track and weight floor work, certain classes may include workouts on the climbing wall, in the swimming pool or outdoors to improve your fitness in a range of environments and modalities.
Mondays | Starts Jan 11 | 5:30-6:30pm | M $90 NM $126 | 9 classes | Barcode# 107157
Wednesdays | Starts Jan 13 | 6:30-7:30pm | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107158
Fridays | Starts Jan 15 | 10:30-11:30am | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107159
Are you passionate about sports? Do you want to build strength and stamina to improve your game? This class will provide sports-based exercises and drills to help you increase muscular strength & endurance, coordination, agility, quickness and stability to improve your sport performance. Exercises and drills will be determined based on the interests and needs of the group, according to their sport(s) of preference.
Thursdays | Starts Jan 14 | 7:00-8:00pm | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107161
Fridays | Starts Jan 15 | 5:15-6:15pm | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107163
Sundays | Starts Jan 17 | 5:30-6:30pm | M $90 NM $126 | 9 classes | Barcode# 107162
Are you tired of machines and dumbbells? This class will teach you about different training techniques and equipment that can be used to take your workout to the next level. Learn how to use things like Kettlebell, TRX and Battleropes with proper form and apply principles of HIIT (high intensity interval training) for optimal efficiency. Step out of the rut with Advanced Conditioning!
Tuesdays | Starts Jan 12 | 7:30-8:30pm | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107121
Wednesdays | Starts Jan 13 | 9:15-10:15am | M $100 NM $140 | 10 classes | Barcode# 107160
Nutrition 101: 7 Keys to Eating for Good Health
Are you wanting to make changes to your eating habits but are unsure where to start? Have you tried dieting and found that you were left feeling hungry and unsatisfied? Are you aware of the changes you want to make but just need a bit of extra support getting there? Are you confused by all of the conflicting nutrition information and advice being dished out by the media?
If any of these situations apply to you, this is a course you won’t want to miss! Facilitated by a Registered Dietician, this course will introduce you to simple dietary changes you can adopt that will make the most difference to your health, along with practical strategies for doing so. The science behind the information will be explored to help clarify nutritional advice and dispel the myths. In addition, you will have the opportunity to keep a personal food journal and receive weekly feedback and support on your progress and challenges over this 8-week program to give you the best chances for success in reaching your goals.
Saturdays | Starts Jan 16 | 9:30-10:30am | M $80 NM $112 | 8 classes | Barcode# 111873
Get Your Move On! Here are a dozen & 1 ways to do it! Attend a free demo class and enter to win a FREE registered class! One ballot provided for each demo class attended. Must attend the full class. Draw will occur on December 24, 2014 at 12:00pm. Winner will be contacted by phone or email.
Saturday, December 13
Pilates Level 1 – 8:00-9:00am – Studio B – Jacqui
Self Defense – 9:30-10:30am – MP1 – Geri
Sunday, December 14
Fitness Kickboxing – 6:30-7:30pm – Studio B – Diane
Monday, December 15
Belly Dance – 6:30-7:30pm – Studio B – Serena
AquaBootcamp – 7:00-7:45pm – Pool – Kristin
Tuesday, December 16
Active Yoga – 5:15-6:15pm – Studio B – Agatha
TRX – 6:30-7:30pm – Studio B – Agatha
Wednesday, December 17
Bellyfit® – 5:30-6:30pm – Studio B – Serena
Active Yoga – 6:00-7:00pm – Studio A – Agatha
Metabolic Conditioning – 7:15-8pm – Studio A – Agatha
Thursday, December 18
Hard Core – 6:00-7:00pm – Studio B – Agatha
Kettlebell Bootcamp – 6:30-7:30pm – MP1 – Jacqui
Monday, December 22
Women’s Resistance – 9:30-10:30am – Studio B – Kaia
Bellyfit SAGE™ – 10:30-11:30am – Studio A – Serena
Please note that the 12:00pm shallow water aquafit class will be cancelled for today, Wednesday October 15,2014 at the Saddletowne YMCA.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Let us help you keep your promises for a healthier 2013. Yoga, Fusion and Zumba are just a few of the more than twenty programs being offered at Eau Claire YMCA!
Come try one of our Aqua boot camps being offered on Mondays and Fridays at noon. Remember YMCA rolling registration lets you always be on time. Registration continues after programs have begun and fees are adjusted accordingly.
A body in motion is always headed in the right direction. Call 403-781-1684 for more information or to register .
Workout like a CHAMP! Experience specialized boxing techniques and learn specific skills to gain strength and agility while getting a full body workout.
Get a taste of key boxing principles such as shadow boxing, circuit training and skipping, using various equipment. FREE demo class Tuesday, March 26 6:45-7:45pm.
Jiu Jitsu is the fastest-growing of the tremendously popular martial arts! It is a combat sport which uses a combination of grappling, ground fighting and self-defense poses.
In addition to being a great workout, this fun, exciting class also teaches the balance of respect, wisdom and, self-defense in a friendly environment.
Jiu Jitsu is offered on Thursday evenings at the Crowfoot YMCA 7:00-8:00pm, beginning April 10. The instructor, Francisco, holds a black belt in the discipline.
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