Fitness


Interval Training

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 WIWC's free childcare service is not available during evening courses. Instructor: Lori Lesperance, ...

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Running: 5K and Beyond

Fall 2017 Session: This class has been cancelled. Tuesday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Outside -- Meet on the grass on the north side of the building This class is for those who have some running experience already and are looking to increase speed and/or distance and endurance or who just want to explore different types of running. During the course we will do several types of training runs (progression, tempo, intervals/Fartlek, hills, “off road” trails) and specific drills for muscle development. All of these can then be used in your regular runs to reach your goals!...

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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: There are no classes October 5 and ...

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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 ...

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Start Running! Couch to 5K Running Group

Monday 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 and 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 this course will gently ease you into running and take you from being a non or very beginner runner to running 5K. Some running strength building exercises will be included as well as warm up and cool down/stretching exercises. This course is for new runners or those who have not run in some ...

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Essentrics

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

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: There is no class October 9 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on December 4. This is an 11-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. 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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