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Island Rec announces its January adult class line-up

  • Wed Dec 23rd, 2020 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by Island Rec

Island Rec’s January adult online fitness classes are now open for registration. You can sign up for the whole month of January, or a drop-in option is also available. To register, please visit our website, www.islandrec.org.

Fit and Over 50!

In this on-demand class, try a safe, heart-healthy exercise class to energize your active lifestyle from the comfort of your own home with Jacquelyn Reiff. This class will use easy to follow low-impact movements, increase core and muscular strength while working on balance and stretching to enhance your daily living. A chair can be used for standing support and exercises can be modified depending on fitness level.

Register for the month and receive a link to a fitness library. Take class when you want and as often as you want throughout the month. For ages 50-plus. The cost for the month of January is $34; drop-in is $6 per class. Drop-in participants will be given access to a recorded class link by 8 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Gentle Pilates & Movement

This on-demand pilates and movement class is gentle and slow-moving with therapeutic influences. Emphasis will be on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. This restorative class builds the basics that keep our backs strong and free of chronic pain and tension. It will require focus, attention, deliberate movement, slowing down, and staying aware of your body.

Appropriate for all fitness levels and ages. This class is on-demand, meaning you will be given access to a fitness library of four classes for $34. Take the classes, when you want, and as often as you want within the month. For ages 16-plus.

Gentle Yoga and Destress

Join yoga teacher Katerina Wen, and learn ways to deal with stress and anxiety. A great class to help you to stretch out your body and maintain your health and mobility during this shutdown period. You will learn a holistic way to balance and harmonize your body and mind. The class will include step-by-step, easy to follow yoga poses, plus breathing exercises that will take you to a meditative, calming space.

For ages 18-plus. Classes are from 9:30-10:20 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in January. Cost of participation for the whole month is $43, or you can drop-in for $6 a session.

Balance and Stretch with Katerina Wen

Balance is important for people of all ages. It tones the legs, strengthen your feet, ankle and knees. It is also one of the natural ways to firm up the core and your gluteus muscles. Balance is known as the best practice for fall prevention, but it is also a wonderful practice for your brain health. Stretching keeps you body health, increases the blood flow of your muscles, it is a great stress relief and can calm your mind.

For ages 18-plus, from 11-11:45 a.m. on Fridays through January; $36 for the month or drop-in on a single session for $7.