Exercise Classes

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Fitness Fusion with Contemporary Line Dancing


M, Nov 4, 18-25 | 9:30-10:30am | $9M/$13.50NM 
M, Dec 2-23 | 9:30-10:30am | $12M/$17NM
Instructor: Billie Jean Darling
Did you know line dancing has a whole new look?  It is no longer just country, we dance to jazz, blues, rock and roll, and even classical music.  It is a great low impact exercise, and the concentration involved will also give your brain a workout.  Join us for some exercise, an opportunity to make new friends and just have fun. 
(No Class Nov 11)


These Feet were Made for Walking


Tu,  Nov 5-26 | 10am| FREE
Tu,  Dec 3-17 | 10am| FREE
Lift your mood and move your feet with a free senior walking club. Start walking today with a community of friends and get fit together! The club will meet at the NSC and will walk slow to medium speed for a duration to be determined by the group. Registration is required for the free walking club. The walking club will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. 
(No walking club Dec 24 & 31)

Fit for Life


Tu, Nov 5—Dec 17 | 10:15-11:15am | $31.50M/$36.50NM
Instructor:  Julie Adams
Fit for Life is designed to increase muscle strength, range of motion and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercise and standing support. Exercise can be modified for individual's fitness level. 

Zumba Gold


Tu, Nov 5-26 | 1-2pm | $20M/$25NM
Tu, Dec 10-17 | 1-2pm | $10M/$15NM
Instructor: Fran Strain
Zumba is a dance-based aerobic fitness program created in the 1990s. Zumba Gold is a spin-off created as a specialized fitness class that addresses the specific needs of older adults.  This class is easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

Chair Yoga


Tu, Nov 5-26 | 2:15-3:15pm | $12M/$17NM
Tu, Dec 10-17  | 2:15-3:15pm | $6M/$9NM
Instructor: Diane Dombeck
With a chair for support, this class challenges the body and mind through strengthening, stretching, relaxing and breathing.  

Sit, Stand, Stretch & Smile


W, Nov 6-Dec 18 | 10-11am | $28/$33
Instructor: Susan Kulaga
Join Susan as she combines seated and standing movements for balance, strength, stretching, coordination and flexibility development all with friendly fun.























Volunteer Opportunity - These Feet Were Made for Walking


The Niles Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to lead our walking club, please contact Chrisann Fahy 847-558-8436 
or cf@vniles.com.  We want to lift our mood and our feet through a free senior walking club. 

 
 
 

 

 

Tai Chi Classes with Mary Neuhaus Join instructor Mary Neuhaus. She is an ACE certified personal trainer and has been teaching group fitness for 13 years, specializing in Senior Fitness, Balance, and Aquatic training.



Introduction to Yang Style Short Form

M, Nov 4-Dec 16| 11-11:50am | $30M/$35NM
No experience necessary. Build a foundation of awareness and strength using slow, gentle movements. Improve your balance, mobility and increase your mental focus. An introduction to a classic Tai Chi form.
(No Class Nov 11)



Introduction to Sun Style 1-6


Th, Nov 7-Dec 19 | 9-10am | $30M/$35NM
No experience necessary.  Improve balance and develop lower body strength.    Learn Dr. Paul Lamm’s modified Sun Style form steps 1-6. Focus is on the principles of Tai Chi which include full breaths, slow movements, postural alignment, and moving from the center.
(No Class Nov 28)

Continuing Sun Style Steps 7-12


Th, Nov 7-Dec 19 | 9:30-10:30am | $30M/$35NM
Experience the 2nd half of Dr. Paul Lamm’s modified Sun style form.  We will continue to refine the first 6 steps and focus on the intentional shifting of weight in slow, flowing movements.









 
 
 

 

 

Introduction to Yang Style Short Form  

 M, Sep 9-Oct 14 | 11-11:50am | $30M/$35NM No experience necessary. Build a foundation of awareness and strength using slow, gentle movements. Improve your balance, mobility and increase your mental focus. An introduction to a classic Tai Chi form.