Health and Fitness

From aerobics and belly dancing to Pilates and Zumba, we offer dozens of fun courses to get you moving.

How to Register

  • Register online by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course(s) and select "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.
    • The “Seats Left” information is updated every hour and when you checkout.
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Courses

Barre: Strength and Flex

Barre: Strength & Flex 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 to 5 pound hand weights, a yoga mat and a towel, and wear comfortable fitness clothes. This workout is traditionally done barefoot, but you may choose to wear split sole sneakers or ballet shoes.

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the Amstuz Hall Room 306

No class 10/11 & 11/15

Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor 

Barre: Strength and Flex
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Mondays, 1/10 - 1/24
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
ZREC-081 600 2 seats left $25

Body Conditioning

This is a beginner- to moderate-level class designed to strengthen your body, increase endurance and help you de-stress. The class begins with flexibility exercises, 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 to 5 pound 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. 

No Class 10/11

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course. 

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Liz Gross of Fitness Professionals on Demand, Instructor

Body Conditioning
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Mondays, 1/10 - 1/31
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ZREC-078 600 0 seats left $29Section Full

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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!

Monday class does not meet on 10/11.

Wednesday class does not meet on 11/24. 

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the McDonough Sports Complex, Room 192

Chrissy Sarratori of Abs In Inc., Instructor

HI-LO Impact Aerobics
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Mondays, 1/10 - 1/31
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZREC-012 600 18 seats left $25

MELT for Cellulite: Take the Cellulite Challenge!

Learn how to help release the tension and compression that can cause cellulite to appear in this three-week Cellulite Challenge series. Using the MELT Soft Ball and the MELT Soft Roller, you’ll restore the fluid flow to your entire lower body, improving the stability in your hips (including core control) and the texture of the superficial fascia on the backs of your thighs and calves.

This class is by an experienced MELT instructor who has seen profound success with her patients and client consults regarding neuropathy, balance impairment, mobility, chronic pain, and much more. The classes are recorded (instructor only) in case you miss one and to ensure accurate practice of the techniques. A MELT™ Performance Ball Kit & a MELT™ Soft Roller is required for class use and can be purchased at http://www.meltmethod.com

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course. 

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Eileen Kopsaftis of Have Lifelong Wellbeing, Instructor

MELT for Cellulite: Take the Cellulite Challenge!
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Tuesdays, 11/30 - 12/14
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ZPGE-068 500 8 seats left $99Opens 6/25

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.

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the Amstuz Hall Room 306

Monday class will not meet on 10/11 & 11/15

Wednesday class will not meet on 11/17 & 11/24 

Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor 

Pilates Mat - Beginner
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Mondays, 1/10 - 1/24
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
ZREC-015 600 0 seats left $25Section Full

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Wednesdays, 1/12 - 1/26
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
ZREC-015 601 2 seats left $25

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).

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the Amstuz Hall Room 306

Monday class will not meet on 10/11 & 11/15

Wednesday class will not meet on 11/17 & 11/24 

Ellen Ehrlich of Total Body Trifecta, Instructor 

Pilates Mat - Intermediate
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Mondays, 1/10 - 1/24
6:05 pm - 6:50 pm
ZREC-017 600 0 seats left $25Section Full

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Wednesdays, 1/12 - 1/26
6:05 pm - 6:50 pm
ZREC-017 601 6 seats left $25

Tabata

Tabata is a high intensity interval training workout where you perform an exercise for 20 seconds and then rest for 10 and repeat for a total of eight cycles. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided. Tabata is a great class for those of us who want to lose weight and shape and tone our entire bodies, as well as for athletes like runners and cyclists to build cardiovascular capacity and increase athletic performance. Join us for this fun, new and exciting workout. Bring a light set of hand weights. BSNENY members, contact the instructor at cox@nycap.rr.com to find out how you can use your wellness benefit for the cost of the classes. 

No Class 11/27

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course. 

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Liz Gross of Fitness Professionals on Demand, Instructor

Tabata
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturdays, 1/15 - 2/5
8:30 am - 9:30 am
ZREC-055 600 10 seats left $29
Saturdays, 9/18 - 12/11
8:30 am - 9:30 am
ZREC-055 500 6 seats left $96Call for more information

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 wellbeing 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.

Monday class does not meet on 10/11

Wednesday class does not meet on 11/24

Thursday class does not meet on 11/25 

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the Amstuz Hall Room 306

Jeanne Wein, Instructor 

Yoga I
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Mondays, 1/10 - 1/31
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZPGE-011 600 3 seats left $25
Wednesdays, 1/12 - 2/2
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZPGE-011 601 3 seats left $25
Thursdays, 1/13 - 2/3
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
ZPGE-011 602 8 seats left $25
Wednesdays, 9/15 - 12/8
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZPGE-011 501 0 seats left $80Section Full

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Thursdays, 9/16 - 12/9
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
ZPGE-011 502 0 seats left $80Section Full

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Zumba

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 midsection without getting on the floor. Wear sneakers and light clothes. Bring a water bottle!

Please review the COVID-19 information page which contains important information about attending an on-campus course. 

Course will meet in the McDonough Sports Complex, Room 192

Chrissy Sarratori of Abs In Inc., Instructor 

Zumba
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Mondays, 1/10 - 1/31
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
ZREC-026 600 15 seats left $25
Wednesdays, 1/12 - 2/2
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
ZREC-026 601 20 seats left $25
Wednesdays, 9/15 - 12/8
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
ZREC-026 501 4 seats left $70Call for more information

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Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)