Exercise Classes

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ALL CLASSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Fit for Life 


Tu, Mar 3-Apr 28 | 10:15-11:15am |$40.50/$45.50NM


Instructor:  Julie Adams


Fit for Life is designed to increase muscle strength, range of motion and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercise and standing support. Exercise can be modified for individual's fitness level.

Sit, Stand, Stretch & Smile


W, Mar 4-Apr 29 | 10:15-11am | $36M/$41NM
Instructor: Susan Kulaga
Join Susan as she combines seated and standing movements for balance, strength, stretching, coordination and flexibility development all with friendly fun.



Fitness Fusion with Contemporary Line Dancing


M, Apr 6-27 | 9:30-10:30am | $12M/$17NM 

NEW FRIDAY CLASSES ADDED!


F, Apr 3-24 | 2:15-3:15pm | $9M/$13.50NM  (No Class Apr 10)

Instructor: Billie Jean Darling
 
Did you know line dancing has a whole new look?  It is no longer just country, we dance to jazz, blues, rock and roll, and even classical music.  It is a great low impact exercise, and the concentration involved will also give your brain a workout.  Join us for some exercise, an opportunity to make new friends and just 
 

Fitness Buffet—NEW CLASS


Tu, Mar 3-31 | 1-2pm | $20M/$25NM (No class Mar 17)
Tu, Apr 14-28 | 1-2pm | $15M/$20NM (No class Apr 7)
Instructor: Fran Strain
New total body workout that encompasses a buffet of exercises: full body stretch, breathing techniques, dancing, upper and lower body workout, weights and a meditation cool down.


Chair Yoga


Tu, Mar 3-31 | 2:15-3:15pm | $12M/$17NM (No class Mar 14)
Tu, Apr 7-28| 2:15-3:15pm | $12M/$17NM
Instructor: Diane Dombeck
With a chair for support, this class challenges the body and mind through strengthening, stretching, relaxing and breathing.  






















Volunteer Opportunity - These Feet Were Made for Walking


The Niles Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to lead our walking club, please contact Chrisann Fahy 847-558-8436 
or cf@vniles.com.  We want to lift our mood and our feet through a free senior walking club. 

 
 
 

 

 

Tai Chi Classes with Mary Neuhaus Join instructor Mary Neuhaus. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and has been teaching group fitness for 13 years, specializing in Senior Fitness, Balance, and Aquatic training.



Introduction to Yang Style Short Form


M, Mar 9-Apr 27| 11-11:50am | $40M/$45NM
No experience necessary. Build a foundation of awareness and strength using slow, gentle movements. Improve your balance, mobility and increase your mental focus. An introduction to a classic Tai Chi form. (No class Jan 27 & Feb 17)

 

Introduction to Sun Style 1-6


Th, Mar 12-Apr 30 | 9-10am | $40M/$45NM
No experience necessary.  Improve balance and develop lower body strength.    Learn Dr. Paul Lamm’s modified Sun Style form steps 1-6. Focus is on the principles of Tai Chi which include full breaths, slow movements, postural alignment, and moving from the center.
(No class Jan 30)

Continuing Sun Style Steps 7-12 


Th, Mar 12-Apr 30 | 9:30-10:30am | $40M/$45NM
Experience the 2nd half of Dr. Paul Lamm’s modified Sun style form.  We will continue to refine the first 6 steps and focus on the intentional shifting of weight in slow, flowing movements.
(No class Jan 30)

Old School Workout Day


Th, Mar 5-Apr 30 | 2pm| $3M/$4.50NM
Remember the old school group workout routines of Richard Simmons, Jazzercise, Buns of Steel, and Jane Fonda? In addition to the fantastic workout you got, it was also an easy way to make new friends. By request from our members, we are bringing it back in Old School Workout Day! This drop-in as you wish fitness session is a great way to get fit in good fun. We will be requesting registrations for the first few sessions so we can coordinate logistics appropriately.

 

 
 

 









  
  
  

 

 
 

Introduction to Yang Style Short Form  

 M, Sep 9-Oct 14 | 11-11:50am | $30M/$35NM No experience necessary. Build a foundation of awareness and strength using slow, gentle movements. Improve your balance, mobility and increase your mental focus. An introduction to a classic Tai Chi form.