Fitness

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  • Recreation Department 895 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. 
  • Washington Township, Ohio 45459 
  • Phone: (937) 433-0130 

 


Fitness Programs

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Aqua Classes

Ages 16 & up

Deep Water Fitness

Improve flexibility, increase cardiovascular fitness, build muscle and core strength. Aqua belts are used to help stabilize buoyancy in the deep water.  Participants are encouraged to bring your own buoyancy belt.  A shallow water entrance is offered.

EZ Aqua

A slow-paced, warm-water, gentle-movement exercise class that is just what the doctor ordered for arthritis, fibromyalgia, diabetes, high blood pressure, pre-surgery or post-surgery. A very social way to improve on flexibility, balance and joint mobility.

Splash Aerobics

This shallow water exercise class improves cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and toning. Great for beginners but challenging enough for the advanced student.

Aqua Fit

A shallow water low-impact, high-intensity, cardiovascular, strength, core and flexibility workout. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Instructors add their own individual style and flair.


Mind & Body Classes

Ages 16 & up

Pilates

Stretch, breathe, focus, rejuvenate! Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.

Therapeutic Pilates

You will be guided by licensed physical therapist/certified Pilates instructor/fitness author, on how to change your body from the inside out.  If you have back, neck, knee, shoulder or any pain syndromes, modifications, and attention to improve your movement will be given with the Pilates exercises using fun Pilates props.  Meditation will be done to end each class.

Intro to Yoga 

Yoga's combined focus on mindfulness, breathing and physical movements brings health benefits with regular participation. Yoga participants report better sleep, increased energy levels and muscle tone, relief from muscle pain and stiffness, improved circulation and overall better general health.

Continuing Yoga 

Students learn various poses and breathing techniques from Steve Chappel, foundational yoga postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body.  Participants should wear loose fitting clothing and bring a Yoga mat.


Cardio & Strength Classes

Ages 16 & up

Body Sculpt

A resistance training class to sculpt muscles, strengthen your core and increase flexibility. Free weights and bands may be used.

Zumba®

Zumba mixes low and high-intensity moves for an interval style, calorie burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness - cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility and serious energy boost each time you leave class.

LaBlast®

LaBlast is a dance fitness program that inspires the mind and transforms the body, while teaching the true skill of dance. Inspired by TV's, "Dancing with the Stars", this energizing dance fitness class blends ballroom dancing with the calorie blasting properties of a fitness class. It's partner free, requires no prior dance experience and uses a wide variety of music in the class.

REFIT 

A fun cardio and toning workout that uplifts and inspires everybody and every BODY, regardless of your fitness level or experience.  Give REFIT a try and chances are you too will be inspired to join our fun-loving community.

REV+FLOW by REFIT®

A dynamic low impact, high-intensity workout that emphasizes strength, mobility, flexibility, and balance. The workout is easy on joints and challenges mind and body with unique movements choreographed to uplifting music.  Supportive fitness shoes are required. Most of the class is performed standing and ends with a few mat-based floor routines.  A thick 5/8" yoga mat is recommended. Light hand weights (2-5 lbs.) are optional. 

SWERK

SWERK is the newest and hottest dance fitness craze! Upbeat routines are paired with the newest pop and hip hop songs to make you sweat and work. Routines will engage your glutes and core while giving you an overall great cardio workout! 

Krav Maga

Krav Maga is based on simple principles, natural movements and practical techniques. A favorite among law enforcement agencies, military personnel and anyone interested in self defense. Taught by Ehud Borovoy, personal trainer and Krav Maga instructor, Krav Maga is simple, natural and effective self defense.

Krav Maga – Women's Class

Women's self-defense class; Simple, natural and effective self-defense based on simple principles, natural movements and practical techniques.  A favorite among law enforcement agencies, military personnel and anyone interested in self-defense.

Hoopfitness

A low impact, full body, fitness hula hoop class with high results.  Yes, whether you haven’t hula hooped in decades, or never been able to hula hoop, in 5 minutes of class time you will learn the hula hooping skills to maintain the Hula Hoop rotation to enjoy a full body heart healthy fitness workout with the hula hoop.

Drums Alive – Power Beats

Explore the exhilarating power of drum fitness!  Classes are designed for full body cardio.  Drumbata, tone and strengthen, Fit Clix and wellness routines.  Feel the pulsating rhythms of drumming while you sweat, dance and have fun with upbeat dance fitness and cultural themes.

TRX

A form of suspension training that uses body weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously.  TRX is adaptable for the beginner through the experience fitness user.  You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise.


Active Older Adult Classes

SilverSneakers® Classic

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on the individual's fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.

Strength & Stretch

Stay strong and limber with our strength and stretch class! Handheld weights and body weight will be used to build and maintain muscle while slow stretches will be performed to help you stay flexible and limber.

Senior Fit

Improving your strength and range of motion will improve your ability to stand, bend and walk more smoothly and with less pain. The focus of this class is on toning and building overall strength. There will also be a stretching component for more flexibility. A chair is provided, bring water and an elastic band with you to class.

Drums Alive – Golden Beats

Stimulate the mind, body with cardio drumming, stretch and tone, creative dance and get fit.  Classes are designed for seated to standing workouts using stability balls, buckets, drumsticks, scarves, maracas for a whole body-brain workout.  All equipment provided – No experience needed.  50+ years of age.


Hula Classes

Ages 16 & up

Kids Beginner Hula Dance

Fill your mind & heart with Aloha Spirit as you learn the basic steps &full dance routines of Polynesian hula dance from the South Pacific islands.

Kids Performance Hula Dance

Must complete Kids Beginner Hula Dance to register for this class.  Please contact instructor Olohana Strong 937-581-4503.  This class will continue to advance your hula skills.  Learn & perform full dance routines of Polynesian hula dance from the South Pacific islands.  Our performances are dance recitals and events that give back to our community and to spread Aloha Spirit.  Aloha Spirit is the coordination of mind and heart.  It brings the person to the self.  Living with Aloha Spirit means to emote love, kindness & joyful feelings to others.

Adult Beginner Hula Dance

Fill your mind & heart with Aloha Spirit as you learn the basic steps & full dance routines of Polynesian hula dance from the South Pacific islands.

Adult Performance Hula Dance

Must complete Adult Beginner Hula Dance to register for this class.  Please contact instructor Olohana Strong 937-581-4503.  This class will continue to advance your hula skills.  Learn & perform full dance routines of Polynesian hula dance from the South Pacific islands.  Our performances are dance recitals and events that give back to our community and to spread Aloha Spirit.  Aloha Spirit is the coordination of mind and heart.  It brings the person to the self.  Living with Aloha Spirit means to emote love, kindness & joyful feelings to others.

Tiki Tots

Bring your littles for some hula dance movement and sing along time to our favorite island music!  Parent/guardian must remain with toddler the entire class.  (Kids/siblings not taking class may NOT be left unattended to sit on their own during class.)

Polynesian Warrior Dance

Join us to learn warrior dances of the South Pacific such as the Maori Haka from New Zealand, the Samoan Sasa and more!  The haka was used on the battlefield to prepare warriors mentally and physically for battle, but it was also performed when groups came together in peace.