Fitness


Please call the Senior Registration Desk at (440) 580-3275 for more informaiton and fees for these classes.

Power Hour – New Evening Program! 
Mondays and Wednesdays         5:30-6:30pm       Beginning September 4th      
A perfect mix of cardio and strength techniques to help you gain muscle and cardiovascular     endurance.  This class will feature different stations for you to obtain a total body workout in just one hour. This is a drop in program, taught by a Certified Fitness Instructor.
Fees:
Members                                            $4
Non-Members/Residents                            $5
Non-Members/Non-Residents                    $7

Fantasy Walk
 Looking for a unique and exciting way to get healthy, lose weight and have more energy?  Join us on our next Fantasy Walk.  Beginning September 1st, we’re “walking” to many of Ohio’s covered bridges.  (Did you know that Ohio is    second only to Pennsylvania with the most covered bridges?) We’ll enjoy Ohio’s spectacular fall countryside, as we visit these heartwarming bridges.  December 1st will be the end of our site seeing tour.    
Fantasy walkers will wear pedometers wherever they go, record their miles once a week at the Senior Center and check their progress on our map.  A party will be held in December to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments.  Registration is required.
Sponsored by Brookway Hearing Center
 
Fees:
Members                                                            $14 or $6
Non-Members/Residents                            $16 or $8
Non-Members/Non-Residents                 $18 or $10
 
Tap Dancing
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm – Beginners 7:00-8:00pm – Experienced Tapper
  Sept. 18th – Nov. 13th*              *No class 10/23 & 11/6 
Thursdays,          11:00am – 12:00pm - All Levels  Sept. 19th – Nov. 7th*  
*No class 10/24
Learn the basics and fun of Tap Dancing.  Tap shoes, or hard soled shoes, and an enthusiasm to learn is all that you need.  Get some great exercise and you may be Strongsville’s next Fred Astaire!  Instructor:  Peggy Stockdale
7 Week Session Minimum class size: 4
Fees:                                                                    
Members $38                                                   
Residents/Non-Members $40                   
Non-Residents/Non-Members $44        
 

S.M.I.L.E

Monday, Wednesday, Friday ~ 9 a.m
So Much Improvement with a Little Exercise
Low intensity exercise for range of motion, flexibility and balance.

Yoga 

Re-energize and challenge yourself to find that calmness, strength and flexibility in this invigorating and therapeutic class. Dress comfortably and bring a mat!
 
Daytime Class (50+)
Tuesdays 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Thursdays 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Evening Class (45+)
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
 

Functional Training

Let our Certified Personal Trainers train your body with our functional fitness class designed to provide strength and mobility to the daily duties of you lifestyles!!

Monday, Wedneday, Friday 10:30 - 11:30am

ASIAN EXERCISE (INCLUDING TAI CHI)

Mondays, 9:15am – 10:15am 

Winter Asian Exercise will focus on balance, lung capacity, overall flexibility and mental acuity. All the exercises will be slow and deliberate without strain on the joints, but still keep us warm and toasty in winter weather. As always, all exercises will be tailored to each person's condition and ability.
This is a drop-in program.  No pre-registration required.    Instructor:  Ted Smith
Fees:
Members                                                       $5
Non-Member/Residents                             $6
Non-Member/Non-Residents                   $8

Cardio Fit

Tuesdays, starting July 2nd          9:00-9:45am
Looking to increase your cardio workout? Join Mary Lea on Tuesday’s from 9:00-9:45am for a brand new cardio focused workout. Cardio exercise is known to help burn calories, improve your heart strength, increase lung capacity and helps with   overall endurance. Mary Lea will lead you through fun and easy to follow, joint friendly moves, with just enough variety to keep you coming back.  Modifications shown for all fitness levels. Be sure to try out this great new class! This is a drop in class.
Fees:
Grant Participants                                                            Free
Members                                                                            $3
Non-Member/Residents                                              $4
Non-Member/Non-Residents                                   $6
 

Evening Line Dancing

Bring a friend and boot, scoot & boogie the evening away!
 
Ages: 18 & over.  Instructor: Mary Harwood
Tuesdays 7 - 8 p.m.  Call the Senior Center for dates  


Salsacise

Mondays   10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
 
Salsacise is a fun, low impact workout that uses a combination of Latin dance and traditional class moves that are easy to follow. Join us for some fun and a great workout!

 

Rhythm and Movement

Wednesdays   10 – 11 a.m.
 
This class includes simple moves and steps using a variety of rhythmic  music. 
 

Express Circuit

Tuesdays and Thursdays            7:30-8:15am
Join Jenny for a perfect mix of cardio and strength techniques to help gain muscle and cardiovascular endurance. This class will feature different stations for you to obtain a total body workout in just 45 minutes! This is a drop in program.
 
Fees:                                                            
Grant Participants                                   Free   
Members                                                   $3                      
Non-Member/Residents         $4                      
Non-Member/Non-Residents $6

Qigong (Chi Gong) – Moving Meditation
Mondays  4:00-4:45pm
Qigong exercise consists of a combination of sitting meditation and gentle physical movements that emphasizes calm mind, relaxed body, and regular   respiration.  With roots in Chinese medicine,     philosophy, and martial arts, Qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance   translated Qi (Chi), translated as "life energy".  Qigong practice typically involves moving          meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm meditative state of mind. Instructor: Ted Smith
Fees:
Grant Participants                                                            Free
Members                                                                            $5
Non-Member/Residents                                              $6
Non-Member/Non-Residents                                   $8

Flex, Movement & Balance
Mondays             2:15-3:30pm
Join our Certified Fitness Instructor as she helps you stretch and flex, to improve your balance and flexibility.  You will utilize bands (supplied by the Senior Center) and even learn some Yoga, all in an effort to improve your overall physical health.  This is a drop-in program.
Instructor: Pam Houston
Fees:                                                                    
Members                                                            $4                          
Non-members/Residents                            $5
Non-Members/Non-Residents                 $7