Fitness


Start Running! Couch to 5K Running Group 9 a.m.

Tuesday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Outside -- Meet on the grass on the north side of the building Ever wanted to start running but not sure how? Ever wanted to run but think you can’t? Signed up for a 5K race and wondering what to do next? This course is for you! Using run/walk intervals, the course will gently ease you into running and take you from being a non-runner or very beginner runner to a 5K-runner! Some running strength building exercises will be included as well as warm up and cool down/stretching exercises. This course will literally run rain or shine, so ...

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Thursday Total Body Fitness

Thursday 8:40 - 9:40 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. Please Note: This course starts May 4. The last ...

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Wednesday Classical Pilates

Wednesday 8:40 - 9:40 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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Break a Sweat with Baby (4-18 mos.)

Tuesday 9:00-9:45 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 class. ...

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Start Running! Couch to 5K Running Group

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Outside -- Meet on the grass on the north side of the building Ever wanted to start running but not sure how? Ever wanted to run but think you can’t? Signed up for a 5K race and wondering what to do next? This course is for you! Using run/walk intervals, the course will gently ease you into running and take you from being a non-runner or very beginner runner to a 5K-runner! Some running strength building exercises will be included as well as warm up and cool down/stretching exercises. This course will literally run rain or shine, so ...

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Essentrics

Tuesday 1:15 - 2:15 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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Yogalates

Wednesday 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. Gym Be in the moment with an hour of mindful 3D flowing movement while still respecting your range of motion. This class blends dynamic and therapeutic yoga postures with Pilates core awareness and alignment exercises. Coast within your comfort zone or progressively challenge it! The class will end with 15 minutes of restorative breath in an asana (pose) to further relax the body. It's all good! Please Note: The WIWC's free childcare service is not available during evening courses. Instructor: Suzanne Reid, Stott Pilates, CAN-FIT-PRO, ...

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Classical Pilates

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! Please Note: This course starts April 24. There will be no class on May 22 (Victoria Day). This is a 7-week course. Instructor: Orly Sharoni, PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) Certified ...

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Body Factory

Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gym This is an overall muscular strengthening 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: The last class is on June 8. This is an 8-week course. Instructor: Sue Jollimore, CAN-FIT-PRO

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Gentle Toning

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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