Exercise Classes

We’ll get you motivated and keep you moving with our group exercise classes – you’re guaranteed to find something that will keep you coming back for more.

General group exercise classes, including strength, flexibility, step, and spinning classes, are free to all members. Mind/Body classes, including several levels of Yoga and Physio-Pilates, are free for Health Center members and offered at a small fee to general members.

For more information on group exercise classes, call Carlie Snyder at (614) 559-6201.

Group Exercise Classes

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Group Exercise Class Descriptions

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Silver Sneaker Class Descriptions & Schedule

Silver Sneakers Exercise Class Schedule

SilverSneakers®  CLASSIC: Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance.  A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

SilverSneakers®Yoga: SilverSneakers® Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses.  Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. ALL MEMBERS MAY ATTEND!

SilverSneakers®Cardio: Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout.  Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography.  A chair is used for standing support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.  MUST BE ABLE TO STAND FOR THE ENTIRE CLASS.

Easy Ride: A gentle introductory Cycling class 45 minutes long.   No prior experience necessary!  This class will help build endurance and challenge your lower body strength. Using music and imagery, this workout is fun and motivating. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time in order to set up the bike.

ZUMBA Gold: Zumba, at a reduced pace and intensity, specifically for Seniors.  Also a good class for those not accustomed to exercise.

Tai Chi:  Moving for Better Balance and Fall PreventionA 12 week course that includes 2 hours of instruction with a trained and certified instructor each week, balance assessment prior to program start and at the end of the program, a manual and an instructional DVD.  This is an evidence-based class that has been proven to improve balance, reduce the incidence of falls, increase self-confidence , reduce stress and build strength and spatial awareness.  Pre-registration and pre-payment are strongly recommended, as class maximum enrollment is 12.

All General Group Exercise Classes are FREE!  There is a fee of $40 for the 12 week Tai Chi Program, which includes balance assessment,  24 hours of instruction, manual and DVD.


Schedule subject to change: Classes averaging less than 8 participants quarterly will be cancelled. 

Arrive to class on time, warmed up and ready to go. Warm ups are essential! Don’t risk injury!

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