Fitness

Class Descriptions and Schedules

Yoga and Pilates

Classes do have a fee and space is limited. Pre-registration is suggested as classes do fill. Drop-ins are offered if space is available. Please call 240-215-1470 to register or for more information.

Senior Yoga - This gentle class, designed for adults ages 55 and older, will help you gain strength, flexibility, balance, breath capacity, and peace of mind. Yoga postures are adapted to address health conditions common among aging adults such as arthritis, hypertension, and osteoporosis.

Prenatal Yoga - This class offers an opportunity to nurture your changing body and enhance this magical time of life. Learn to connect with your baby and strengthen your mind, body and spirit, in preparation for the rigors of pregnancy, labor, delivery and motherhood! Appropriate stretches, lots of breath work, supportive teachers and helpful information will ease your mind as you learn with others and have fun, sharing this time. No experience required.

Gentle Yoga - A great class for beginners and everyone interested in exploring a gentle practice. This class includes basic breathing exercises, as well as a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated, and on the floor). Gentle yoga improves flexibility, balance, strength and stamina. A consistent yoga practice reduces stress and improves sleep. Class can be adapted to a chair if you can’t get down on the floor. This class cultivates an internal meditative experience while stretching and recharging the body.

Yoga - This flow-style class allows you to sequence through foundational postures, breath awareness and finishes off with total relaxation of the mind and body. You will be guided to work at your own pace during classes; therefore this class is appropriate for both beginner and experienced practitioners alike.

Guided Relaxation and Meditation Using iRest Yoga Nidra - iRest provides you with tools to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, improve your interpersonal relationships, and provide you with greater mastery and control in your life. iRest nourishes qualities such as joy, peacefulness, empathy, forgiveness, patience, and loving kindness toward yourself and others.

Pilates – A mat-based workout that focuses on strengthening the powerhouse muscles in the center or the core of the body. This is beneficial in maintaining good posture and alignment. Class is tailored for beginner to advanced levels.