Fitness


Jhoomlay Bollywood Dance Fitness – Medium Intensity

Friday 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Gym Jhoomlay, which means swing to the beat, is Montreal's ultimate Bollywood Dance Fitness experience! Enjoy dancing and fitness through the lens of Bollywood fun and happiness. Our exhilarating routines are powered by refreshing, energetic beats, giving you a reason to sweat in celebration and enjoy a total body workout. Our fun-to-follow steps, inspired by peppy Bollywood beats, encourage you to express yourself, tone your body - and connect with the dancer within you! This is a great way to stay fit while having a great time! Important ...

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Strong by Zumba®- Medium/High Intensity

Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Gym STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. The original STRONG by Zumba® class is a demanding hour-long session that works your entire body. Important information: There is no class on Oct. 12. The last class is on Nov. 16. This is an 8-week course. The WIWC's childcare service is not available during Saturday courses. Instructor: Gwen Woo, CanFitPro Fitness Instructor Specialist, Strong by ...

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Fresh Air Fitness Friday – Medium/High Intensity

Friday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Outside  Exercising outside is a great way to boost your fitness and your mood.  Have fun improving your overall fitness by combining periods of running with strength and conditioning exercises in this fresh air class.  Participants should be able to run at least 2 km. Variations for strength and conditioning exercises will be offered for all fitness levels. Expect to have a lot of fun, work hard and maybe get a bit muddy! Important information: Meet on the grass on the north side of the building. Class will only be cancelled in the case ...

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Prenatal Fitness – Low Intensity

Saturday 2:00 - 3:00 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 practice the de Gasquet method of yoga, which focusses on postural coaching, strengthening the core, and stabilizing your pelvis. Important information: Bring a yoga mat, a pillow or cushion, and a water bottle. There is no class on Oct. 12, and Nov. 16 and 23. The last class is on Nov. 30. This is an 8-week course. ...

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Evening Running Group – Medium/High Intensity

Tuesday 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Outside  This is for those who have some running experience already and are looking to improve or just enjoy running in a group.  We will do a combination of regular runs, speed and endurance work and a little bit of runner’s conditioning.  Participants should be able to run at least 4 km to take part in this class. Varying participant running speeds will be accommodated, so do not hesitate to sign up even if you think you are a slower runner. Important information: Meet on the grass on the north side of the building. The last class is ...

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Evening Adult Ballet

Monday 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.Gym Increase your 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! Important information: Participants should wear comfortable clothing and jazz shoes or ballet slippers. Ballet slippers can be ...

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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) Certified ...

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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. This workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful, and healthy. Instructor: Dolores Carroll, IDEA certified, Essentrics Classical Stretch (Certified Level ...

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Interval Training – Medium/High Intensity

Wednesday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Gym Cardio intervals, mixed with challenging full-body muscle conditioning, will guarantee you achieve your fitness goals. This is for women who 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! Important information: Bring your own weights (one or two sets of dumbbells -- one light, one heavy) and a water bottle. The WIWC childcare service is not available during evening courses. Instructor: Lori ...

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

Tuesday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Gym A class designed for moms and their babies, including standing and floor exercises. 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. 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. Important information: Babies should be older than 4 months (so they can hold their heads up by themselves). Please bring a yoga ...

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Start Running! Couch to 5K – Medium Intensity

Friday 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Outside  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 beginner runner to being able to run 5 kilometres. Some running strength building exercises will be included as well as warm up and cool down/stretching exercises. Important information: Meet on the grass on the north side of the building. This course will ...

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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. This workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful, and healthy. Important information: Exercise elastics will be provided for part of the floor exercises; ...

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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. This all helps 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! Important information: There is no class on Oct. 14. The last class is on Dec. 2. This is an 11-week course. Instructor: Orly Sharoni, PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) Certified Instructor Register ...

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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, this will help sculpt muscles and enhance conditioning. This class will be a workout from head to toe. Important information: Hand-held weights are required. Tubing and steps are provided by the Women’s Centre. Instructor: Sue Jollimore, CAN-FIT-PRO Register for Body Factory - Medium Intensity.

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Gentle Toning – Low Intensity

Friday 1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Gym This is 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. Important information: Equipment ...

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