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The effect of the pandemic is driving the need for us to pivot and redesign specialty programming. The LifeFIT team are working on bringing back a new schedule this Fall featuring your favourites as well as some new ideas. Stay tuned for details and session dates.
No matter which you choose, a wellness program is a great way to stretch and strengthen your body, focus your mind, and relax your spirit.
The StrongWomen class is designed for women with little or no experience with strength training who are interested in improving health, getting stronger, gaining confidence, and enjoying social connectedness. Fall 2021 sessions begin in mid-October. Click here for details.
FIT Minds - presented by Amica, the Glebe
Challenging and engaging brain exercises that are novel and complex to work your mind in every sessions. Sign up for this four week program that builds cognitive resilience and creates a healthy brain fitness routine. This STAY SHARP group programs build community and encourage human interaction. 2021 sessions begin in late-October. Click here for details.
Yoga for Curlers
This course will focus on building strength, balance and functional flexibility while improving breathing and posture to help with memory, mental focus and concentration. You do not have to be flexible or have good balance to practice yoga. The class is participant centered, with options offered to meet students needs. It is a great way to improve your game. 2021 sessions begin in mid-October. Click here for details.
An introduction to the foundational moves of Pilates, this class will help you to rebuild core strength. It is great for beginners and those who enjoy a gentler class. Props may be used to help improve strength and mobility.
Yin Flow Yoga
Yin Flow class will be a twist on the two classic forms of Hatha and Yin yoga. The practice will start with hatha based flow, generating warmth, length and elasticity in to the muscles, with progression into to the Yin based longer and deeper holding of the postures that promotes increased circulation and flexibility. This blended class is an intermediate level and does require participants to move from standing and /or inverted to reclining postures.
A slower paced Yoga workout ideal for those wishing to develop awareness, flexibility and strength. This class uses gentle postures to rejuvenate the mind and body.
Yoga for Winter Athletes
This course will focus on building strength, balance and functional flexibility while improving breathing and posture to help with memory, mental focus and concentration. You do not have to be flexible or have good balance to practice yoga. The class is participant centered, with options offered to meet the student’s needs. It is a great way to improve your game.
Yin Yoga targets the deep tissues of the body (ligaments, joints, bones and the deep fascia) by stressing them differently through a variety of poses. All poses are done on the floor and include the hips, lower body and spine and are usually held 3-5 minutes in calmness and stillness. It is now well known that healthy and strong connective tissues are key to continued vitality.