Fitness


Winter Work OUT! – Medium/High Intensity

Friday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Outside -- Meet on the grass on the north side of the building Exercising outside in the winter is a great way to boost your fitness and your mood!  This outdoor class will combine short periods of running with a variety of strengthening and conditioning exercises out and about in our beautiful local community.  Enjoy the winter scenery, get some vitamin D and fresh air, and build your total fitness in a fun way!  Participants should be able to run 2 km.  Classes will be cancelled in cases of extreme weather. Please Note:  This course ...

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Prenatal Fitness – Low Intensity

Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Gym This low-cardio and yoga course will begin with 30 minutes of low impact aerobic exercise to help keep your body in shape during pregnancy, improve sleep, and boost your energy. During the second half of the class you will be practicing the de Gasquet method of yoga, which focusses on postural coaching, strengthening the core, and stabilizing your pelvis. Please bring a yoga mat, a pillow or cushion, and a water bottle. Please Note: The WIWC's free childcare service is not available during evening courses. Instructor: Kumie Nakane...

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Evening Winter Work OUT! – Medium/High Intensity

Tuesday 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Outside -- Meet on the grass on the north side of the building Exercising outside in the winter is a great way to boost your fitness and your mood!  This outdoor class will combine short periods of running with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises out and about in our beautiful local community.  Enjoy the winter scenery, get some vitamin D and fresh air, and build your total fitness in a fun way!  Participants should be able to run 2 km.  Classes will be cancelled in cases of extreme weather.  Please bring a head lamp. Ple...

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Evening Adult Ballet

Monday 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. Gym This is a class designed for adults interested in increasing their strength and flexibility through ballet movement. While all levels of experience are welcomed, some previous ballet experience would be advantageous. Participants will learn the basic positions and movements of ballet. We will learn several sequences of movement to be improved upon each week. If you took ballet lessons as a child, you will be amazed at how quickly it all comes back to you -- please join us! Participants should wear comfortable clothing and jazz shoes or ...

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Core Pilates – Low Intensity

Wednesday 8:40 - 9:40 a.m. Gym This class will give you a full body workout.  Core Pilates will maintain the Pilates techniques of proper breathing, posture and alignment with a focus on your core muscles through movement in various positions.  It will help to improve core control, build strength, flexibility, balance, posture, mobility, and stability. If you want to challenge your core, tone up, and transform your body, Core Pilates is perfect for you! This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Instructor: Orly Sharoni, PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) ...

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Thursday Essentrics – Low Intensity

Thursday 8:40 - 9:40 a.m. Gym Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. Perfect for women of all fitness levels, this program re-balances the body, prevents and treats injuries, and unlocks tight joints. With a diverse music playlist accompanying each routine, this workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful and healthy. Exercise elastics will be provided for ...

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Interval Training – Medium/High Intensity

Wednesday 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Gym Cardio intervals mixed with challenging full-body muscle conditioning will guarantee you achieve your fitness goals whether you are getting back into fitness or work out regularly. Each week, our instructor will introduce something new to keep you challenged. Come prepared to sweat and reach your full potential! Please bring your own weights (one or two sets of dumbbells -- one light, one heavy) and a water bottle. Please Note: The last class is on March 13. This is an 8-week course. Please Note: The WIWC's free childcare service ...

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Break a Sweat with Baby (4-18 mos.) – Low Intensity

Tuesday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Gym A class for moms and their babies. We execute simple moves that allow you to work your whole body while entertaining your baby at the same time. The baby will play the role of the weight. You get to play and give your baby all the attention he/she needs while you perform muscle strength exercises. The course will allow you to bond with your baby while you're working out.  This class includes standing and floor exercises. Babies should be older than 4 months (so they can hold their heads up by themselves). Please bring a yoga mat to ...

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Essentrics – Low Intensity

Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Gym Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. Perfect for women of all fitness levels, this program re-balances the body, prevents and treats injuries, and unlocks tight joints. With a diverse music playlist accompanying each routine, this workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful and healthy. Exercise elastics will be provided for part ...

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Classical Pilates – Low Intensity

Monday 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Gym This class will give you a full body workout. Pilates techniques include proper breathing, posture, and alignment -- all of which help to improve core control, build strength, flexibility, balance, posture, mobility, and stability. Pilates is suitable for all fitness levels so if you want to tone up and transform your body, Pilates is perfect for you! Instructor: Orly Sharoni, PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) Certified Instructor

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Body Factory – Medium Intensity

Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gym This is an overall strength and endurance class using weights, tubing and the step to sculpt and enhance muscle conditioning. This will be a workout from head to toe. Hand-held weights are required. Tubing and steps are provided by the Women’s Centre. Please Note: There is no class on March 14 (WIWC event). The last class is on March 28. This is a 9-week course. Instructor: Sue Jollimore, CAN-FIT-PRO

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Gentle Toning – Low Intensity

Friday 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Gym A small group training class that allows you to work out at a slower pace and feel the target muscles working. The focus is on posture and the joints -- even the small ones! We are always bent forward, so the back of the body will be worked more. Gait and balance will be challenged and the full range of motion of the muscles will be worked. This is a class that will leave you feeling a little straighter! Exercises will have options, allowing the participant to make a choice that works for her body. Equipment will be provided by the instru...

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Bootcamp Fitness – Medium/High Intensity

Thursday 9:50 - 10:50 a.m. Gym Incorporating traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training, this course will lead you through a variety of exercises designed to challenge your strength and endurance while burning calories. Hand-held weights (5 lbs) are required. Please Note: There is no class on March 14 (WIWC event). The last class is on March 28. This is a 9-week course. Instructor: Sue Jollimore, CAN-FIT-PRO

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Wednesday Zumba®- Medium Intensity

Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gym The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin and other world rhythms with easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. We want you to work out, love working out, and get hooked. Zumba® fans achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life! All you need are comfortable clothes and shoes, a water bottle, and a smile. Instructor: Violetta Naumiuk, Zumba®, ...

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Total Body Fitness – Medium/High Intensity

Wednesday 9:50 - 10:50 a.m. Gym This class has it all! Be prepared to never stop moving! Following a Tabata protocol, we will work hard for 20-second intervals then rest for 10. You will experience it all in this fun and challenging class! From fun cardio moves to full body muscular exercises, plus a beautiful stretch after it is all done, you will get a "total body" workout! The level of this fitness course is intermediate to advanced. However, the instructor will provide alternatives for those wanting less intensity. Instructor: Cathy Wagstaff, CAIA, M.A. (Phys. ...

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