Exercise Classes

NEW - Fitness Fusion with Contemporary Line Dancing


M, Sep 9-30 • 9:30-10:30am • $12M/$17NM
M, Oct 7-28  • 9:30-10:30am • $12M/$17NM
Did you know line dancing has a whole new look?  It's no longer just country, we dance to jazz, blues, rock & roll, and even classical music. It is a great low impact exercise and the concentration involved will give your brain a workout. Join us for some exercise, an opportunity to make new friends and just have fun.



Fit for Life (Tuesdays)


Instructor:  Julie Adams
Tu, Sep 3-24 • 10:15-11:15am • $18M/$23NM
Tu, Oct 1-29 • 10:15-11:15am • $22.50M/$27.50NM
Fit for Life is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement 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 


Instructor:  Fran Strain
Tu, Sep 3 • 1:00-2:00pm • $5M/$7.50NM
Tu, Oct 1-29 • 1:00-2:00pm • $25M/$30NM
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.  Join Fran Strain as she introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.


Chair Yoga 

 
Instructor: Diane Dombeck
Tu, Aug 6-Aug 27• 2:15-3:15pm • $ 9M/$13.50NM
Tu, Sep 3-24 •  2:15-3:15pm • $12M/$17NM
Tu, Oct 1-29 •  2:15-3:15pm • $15M/$20NM
With a chair for support, this class challenges the body and mind through strengthening, stretching, relaxing and breathing. Flexibility and muscle tone will continually improve as your mind, body and spirit work together in harmony. 










Sit, Stand, Stretch & Smile - Wednesdays


W, July 3 - Aug 28 • 10:00-11:00am • $36/$41NM
W, Sep 4 - Oct 30 • 10:00-11:00am • $36/$41NM
Join Susan Kulaga as she combines seated and standing movements for balance, strength, stretching, coordination and flexibility development all with friendly fun.

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 Sun Style 1-6


Th, Sep 5-Oct 10 | 9-9:50am | $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.

Continuing Sun Style Steps 7-12

Th, Sep 5-Oct 10 | 10-10:50am | $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.

**Volunteer Needed - These Feet were Made for Walking**


 The Niles Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to lead our walking club, please contact Chrisann Fahy 847-588-8436 or via email at cf@vniles.com.  We want to lift our mood and our feet through a free senior walking club.

 

















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.