January 2020 Health & Fitness Courses

These short classes are a great opportunity to keep active after the holiday season or to try something new.

NOTE: Registration begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.

Barre: Strength and Flex

Barre: Strength & Flex is a series of movements that strengthen the entire body. It combines the core conditioning associated with Pilates with the flexibility improvements that occur with yoga, plus stability and strength exercises associated with ballet and fitness. This workout incorporates floor work, barre work and standing body weight exercises with the use of light weights, resistance bands and the barre. No previous experience is needed, just bring a set of 2-5 lb. hand weights, a yoga mat and a towel, and wear comfortable fitness clothes. This workout is traditionally done barefoot, but split sole sneakers or ballet shoes can be worn. Come and try this fun and popular workout!

Barre: Strength and Flex
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60044 ZREC-081 600 Amstuz Hall
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
7:05 pm - 7:50 pm
Ellen Ehrlich $24

Belly Dance is for Everybody

Explore the rich tapestries of the world through belly dancing, a centuries-old dance that teaches women how to move their muscles in a more holistic way to the sound of music, and helps them achieve a softly sculpted physique. This fun exercise program leaves you feeling creative, confident, healthy and stress-free. The instructor will guide you through the fundamental dance moves and incorporate the use of silky veils, finger cymbals, and hip scarves adorned with swishing beads, sequins and jingling coins. You are never too old or too young to learn to belly dance. This course welcomes all students, beginner to advanced. The hippest way to stay fit!

Belly Dance is for Everybody
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60045 ZREC-028 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Tuesday, 1/7 - 1/28
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tammy Stanzione $33

Body Conditioning

Join us for a functional fitness class to exercise all muscle groups at a healthy pace! This is a beginner- to moderate-level conditioning class designed to strengthen your body, increase endurance and help you de-stress. The class begins with exercises to increase your flexibility by improving your range of motion, followed by a full-body workout to strengthen arms and legs, tighten core muscles and improve cardiovascular endurance. Each class ends with a relaxation sequence that will leave you feeling refreshed and refocused. Modifications are given to participants who have physical challenges that prohibit them from performing certain exercises. You will need an exercise mat, a set of 3 or 5 lb. dumbbells and water bottle. BSNENY members, contact the instructor at cox@nycap.rr.com to find out how you can use your wellness benefit for the cost of classes.

Body Conditioning
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60046 ZREC-078 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Elizabeth Gross $40

Butts and Guts

Butts and Guts...need it say more? This 45-minute class is all about tightening and toning those troublesome tushies and tummies. The class will focus intensely on ab and glute work that also breaks a sweat and will give you results in inches lost, sculpted spots, and just plain confidence in how you fit in your clothes and carry yourself. Say goodbye to boring crunches and traditional butt lifts. This is a program that changes the way you see your core and backside forever!

Butts and Guts
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60047 ZREC-069 600 Amstuz Hall
Tuesday, 1/7 - 1/28
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Blythe Hurlburt $30

Cardio Kickboxing

Cardio Kickboxing is a total-body workout designed to improve your cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a variety of kickboxing combos to work your upper/lower body, core and heart. The class begins with a warmup, followed by basic kickboxing moves that become more intense as the class progresses. Both continuous and interval formats will be used to mix things up. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. The class ends with a cool down and stretch. Please bring a set of 3 to 5 lb. hand weights, a mat, towel and water. Get ready to have fun and sweat!

Cardio Kickboxing
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60048 ZREC-014 600 Amstuz Hall
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
7:05 pm - 8:00 pm
Christine Sultan $24

Core Camp

Lose that weight around the midsection with this fast-track fitness class strategically designed to deliver results! Think Bootcamp meets Pilates. You will be inspired through high-intensity intervals of metabolically-altering cardio drills that are geared to fire up your metabolism. You will learn the best middle-whittling core moves out there. Melt the external fat and reveal the lean chiseled muscle that you will be developing. This program will begin and end with a thorough fitness and nutrition assessment so you will see the incredible results from investing in yourself. Join us in Core Camp and whittle your middle this year!

Core Camp
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60049 ZREC-063 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Sunday, 1/5 - 1/26
7:30 am - 8:15 am
Hollan Bonjukian $25

HI-LO Impact Aerobics

This is a combination Hi-Lo impact class designed with both men and women in mind. Each class adheres to the exercise guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine. The one-hour class includes a complete cardiovascular workout and a stretching and strength training component that will tone muscles and burn fat. Routines are set to contemporary music by the original artists. Energize and have fun. This class is designed for all levels - everyone can be successful!

HI-LO Impact Aerobics
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60051 ZREC-012 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christine Sarratori $24

HIIT

HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. This class is for all fitness levels and your experienced instructors will provide low impact modifications, timed bouts of cardio and short rest periods. You will blast through calories and sculpt lean muscles.

HIIT
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60050 ZREC-100 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christine Sarratori $24

Jump, Jive and Swing

Get your heart and lungs pumping to a mix of classic and modern swing tunes! In this all levels class, 17-year swing dancing veteran and 13-year fitness coach Heather Coleman will give you a safe, effective workout, moving to the Big Apple, Shim Sham, Charleston and other swing moves.  Get ready to sweat and boogie, even if you've never danced a step in your life! All you need is a pair of soft-soled shoes, water and a smile. 

Jump, Jive and Swing
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60052 ZREC-113 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Tuesday, 1/7 - 1/28
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
TBA $40

Metabolic Blast Boot Camp

Shed fat, sculpt lean muscles, lose inches and gain metabolic power before your day begins! Those who get their workout done before the day kicks off can experience increased metabolic burn through the rest of the day, resulting in a whole day’s worth of success. This inspiring fitness journey will empower you with an atmosphere of camaraderie and support to achieve noticeable changes using the proven techniques of interval training.

What you receive:

  • 12 classes of high-intensity interval training
  • Expert coaching from a nationally-certified personal trainer
  • Nutritional support
  • Weekly food journal
  • Fitness assessment
  • 24-7 online support and individual attention
  • Injury prevention techniques
  • Supercharged motivation
  • Accountability
  • Powerful encouragement
  • An adrenaline kick to start your day that will fire up your metabolism

What you give:

  • Three hours of your time a week
  • 100 percent effort
Metabolic Blast Boot Camp
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60053 ZREC-051 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1/6 - 1/31
6:00 am - 7:00 am
Hollan Bonjukian $65

Pilates Mat - Beginner

Pilates is a precise method of exercise which focuses on movements designed to lengthen and strengthen the body. This class will focus on the core, and you will practice the controlled movements designed to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. Just bring a mat (yoga style “sticky” mat works best) and experience what Pilates can do for your body and mind. This class is designed for the beginner Pilates student with little or no experience.

Pilates Mat - Beginner
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60054 ZREC-015 600 Amstuz Hall
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
TBA $24
60055 ZREC-015 601 Amstuz Hall
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Ellen Ehrlich $24

Pilates Mat - Intermediate

This course is a continuation of the Pilates method. It will incorporate the basic and intermediate level exercises into a more intense style of class. This class level is appropriate for students who have had at least two semesters (one year) of experience practicing Pilates. Just bring a sticky mat and a 14-inch Pilates Magic Circle (ring).

Pilates Mat - Intermediate
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60056 ZREC-017 600 Amstuz Hall
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
6:10 pm - 6:55 pm
Ellen Ehrlich $24
60057 ZREC-017 601 Amstuz Hall
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
6:10 pm - 6:55 pm
Ellen Ehrlich $24

Yoga I

This course is of value to students of any age, with or without previous experience in yoga. We will focus patiently on classic postures and breathing exercises to bring balance and well-being to the body, mind and spirit. With the development of physical flexibility and calmness of mind, we also lay the foundations for a rewarding lifelong practice of yoga. Please bring a mat designed for yoga and wear loose, comfortable clothes.

Yoga I
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60058 ZPGE-011 600 Amstuz Hall
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jeanne Wein $20
60059 ZPGE-011 601 Amstuz Hall
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jeanne Wein $20
60060 ZPGE-011 602 Amstuz Hall
Thursday, 1/9 - 1/30
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Jeanne Wein $20

Zumba

Zumba is the hottest class to hit the fitness world! This hour-long dance-based fitness class is set to international rhythms. No experience in dance or aerobic classes is required and Zumba is open to all fitness levels. This class will help you sculpt a tight mid-section without getting on the floor. Wear sneakers and light clothes. Bring a water bottle!

Zumba
CRN Section Schedule Instructor Cost
60061 ZREC-026 600 McDonough Sports Complex
Monday, 1/6 - 1/27
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Christine Sarratori $24
60062 ZREC-026 601 McDonough Sports Complex
Wednesday, 1/8 - 1/29
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Christine Sarratori $24
60063 ZREC-026 602 McDonough Sports Complex
Thursday, 1/9 - 1/30
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Lori Hallenbeck $24