Fitness


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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Keep Running… In the Winter! – Medium/High Intensity

Monday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Outside -- Meet on the north side of the building This class is for those who have some running experience already and are looking to keep running through the winter months.  We will do regular runs and occasional weeks of light drills such as hill workouts. Participants should be able to run at least 4 km to take part in this class. Varying running speeds will be accommodated, so do not hesitate to sign up if you are a slower runner. The first class will include information on how to dress. Please Note: This is an 8-week course. It ...

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

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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! Please Note: This is a 9-week course. The last class is on March 19. 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 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: There is no class March 1 (WIWC event). The final class will take place on March 29. 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 strength and cardio 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 1st (WIWC Event). The last class will take place on March 29. 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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Tuesday Sweat and Tone – Medium/High Intensity

Tuesday 10:55 - 11:55 a.m. Gym Ultra concentrated! There will be lots of sweat and a ton of toning in a one-hour format. The class will begin with a half hour of cardio followed by a half hour of core work, ab work, etc. Tubing and fitness mats are provided by the Centre. Please bring your own weights and a water bottle. Get ready for some sweaty fun! Instructor: Natalie Pesold, CAN-FIT-PRO, Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer  

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Zumba® Nite – Medium Intensity

Monday 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Gym The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin and 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. Please Note: This is a 9-week course. The last class ...

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Monday Sweat and Tone – Medium/High Intensity

Monday 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Gym Ultra concentrated! There will be lots of sweat and a ton of toning in a 75-minute format. The class will begin with a half hour of cardio followed by core work, ab work, strengthening, and toning. Tubing and fitness mats are provided by the Centre. Please bring your own weights and a water bottle. Get ready for some sweaty fun! Please Note: This is a 9-week course. The last class is on March 19. Instructor: Natalie Pesold, CAN-FIT-PRO, Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer  

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Adult Ballet

Wednesday 1:00 - 2:30 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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