Fitness & Yoga Classes
New! - Fall Workshop Series on the Sport of Running
The Kilpatrick Athletic Center is pleased to offer you a workshop series this Fall for runners or those wanting to be runners. Running is man's most basic and natural sport. However simple it may seem, runners, from the beginner to the advanced often have many questions and concerns about their sport. This series of 4 workshops will address topics of interest and necessity in the running world. Please join us for any or all! Members free. Non-members $5.00. For more information or to register, please email Rebecca Hunter, Fitness Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (413)528-7774.
Tuesday September 10 at 8:00am Welcome to the World of Running: A guide for those just starting out
Wednesday October 9 at 12:00pm Strength Training for Runners;
Tuesday November 12 at 8:00am Injury Prevention Plans; Wednesday December 11 at 12:00pm Winter Running: Braving the elements
This class mixes up many styles of cardiovascular exercise, including low impact aerobics, step aerobics, dance, circuits, and interval training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up and work hard, as we sweat our way through exercises targeted to burn fat, increase strength, and improve balance and stability. Most of all, be prepared to have fun! Perfect for all levels.
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 7:45-8:55 a.m.
This class is a modified series of traditional poses that focus on correct biomechanics to increase vitality, flexibility and strength. This is a great class for someone who has never tried yoga before, has concerns about injury, or would prefer the comfort of using chairs and standing poses.
Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Fast Feet is a running group for the beginner runner all the way through advanced. The group meets four times each week for a variety of different runs and workouts. We work on short and long distance runs, hill training, speed training and even do some track workouts. Through the Spring, Summer and Fall, Fast Feet participates in several local races as a team. For 2012, we will be expanding our racing schedule to include some longer distance races as well as some outside of Berkshire County. During the season, we are covering topics essential to running success such as proper form, effective breathing, increasing your endurance, building mileage, injury prevention, and proper nutrition. If you are interested in joining Fast Feet, please contact Rebecca Hunter at (413)528-7774.
Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 a.m., Wednesdays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 7:00-8:00 a.m., Fridays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Fast Feet Passbook: Book of 25 for $225.
Muscle Up - New Trial Class 9/5-10/31
An intense muscle specific, strength training workout designed to boost your metabolic rate by increasing lean muscle mass. This class will focus on a total body workout program and will use a variety of equipment, such as free weights, body bars and resistance tubing.
New Trial Class 9/5-10/31
Thursdays, 8:00–9:00 a.m.
This is an introductory class for beginners. It is also for individuals with conditions such as chronic pain, osteoporosis and pregnancy who have their doctor’s clearance to exercise. The focus is on exercises that stretch and strengthen the muscles in a deep way, particularly the abdominals. Please speak to the instructor before class if you have concerns about whether Pilates is suitable for you.
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Tai Chi/Qui Gong
Experience how the unconscious expresses itself through the body, and learn how to more fully relax and move effortlessly through self-message, breathing, and meditation.
Mondays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Active Yoga Flow
This is a yoga flow class geared toward beginners and intermediates, which focuses on the spinal wave movement sequences of Kali Ray Tri Yoga with the addition of the peaceful flow and conscious thought of Iyengar.
Wednesdays, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
This class is designed to give the beginner a good foundation by focusing on the basics of breathing, flexibility, and relaxation. It is a very relaxing class for intermediate and advanced participants.
Mondays 9:00–10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays 9:00–10:00 a.m.
Intermediate Kali Ray Yoga
The next level of Kali Ray, this class builds upon the fundamental postures and sequences while challenging your body.
Fridays, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Introductory Iyengar Yoga
A beginner to intermediate level class focusing on the gentle flow and conscious thought of Iyengar Yoga. Basic movements and postures will be emphasized.
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Rock your hips, stomp your feet, dance with an attitude and move gracefully to the up beat of world and new age music. Moves are simple and fun as you dance freestyle. Some abdominal exercises and yoga stretches will be included.
Thursdays, 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Slow Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Vinyasa yoga is moving with breath. The class will be breath oriented yoga with a slow flow to increase strength and flexibility. Beginner to intermediate level.
Sundays, 9:30-11:00 am
Yoga On the Ball
A beginner/intermediate level class combining traditional yoga poses with work on the stability ball to increase range of motion, stretching, and core strengthening.
Thursdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Yoga Flow - Level I
This level one class will focus on correct alignment, your breath, expansion in all directions and setting a foundation for a steady, comfortable flow and sustaining asanas.
Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Yoga Flow - Basics
This Basics class is the foundation of freeing hips and spine using bolsters, belts, blankets and blocks to ensure comfort and alignment. You are either on your back or against the wall for added support and some spinal wave like cat flows.
Thursdays 6:00 – 7:30pm
Pelvic Floor Fitness
This one-hour, weekly class will improve pelvic floor awareness, strength, and flexibility and give participants the tools to address issues such as incontinence, prolapse, and sexual dysfunction. The first part of the class will be done seated or standing and is accessible to all ages and abilities. The second part will involve floor exercises, level change, and moving through space, becoming increasingly lively.
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm
An exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Fridays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.