CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

kettlebell training will help kick all your fitness goals into high gear!  Compound exercises work multiple muscle groups simultaneously, developing strength and muscular endurance and efficient caloric expenditure.  With a focus on integrating breathing, movement and alignment with your ability to control balance and weight.  Working with the kettlebell is combined with jumping rope and body weight exercises for an all around heart-pumping workout.

kettlebell  circuit  Take some classic kettlebell moves, add some new kettlebell moves, vary the mix with battling ropes, clubbells, gymsticks, sandbells, Lebert Equalizers, TRX suspension trainers, and body weight exercises, and experience an overall workout which will tax your endurance, demand your focus, stress every muscle in your body and leave you in a lather.  Sounds like fun! This class is held the first Saturday of each month.

☮ kettlebell training is a strength and mobility class for the healthy and mobile 60+ population.  The functional strength and muscular endurance benefits of kettlebell training are easily modified to adapt to the needs of the older participant.  Instead of attempting to adjust to the sometimes frenetic workout programs designed for a younger cohort, older adults will find much to challenge them in a comfortable setting with this program.

lebarre class combines dance-inspired conditioning, ballet barre training, and use of the Lebert Equalizer to create a workout suitable for participants of all fitness levels.  This workout combines balance, agility, resistance, core and stretching in a unique format which you can do as a straight-up fitness class or to which you can add your inner-dancer flair.  It is a challenging full body workout and provides the variety which standing Barre classes cannot. Fun and sweaty! No dance experience or pink tights required!

yoga: gentle is a 60 minute practice geared toward maintaining joint health and body strength as we age and is also suitable for people with stress-related soft-tissue tension, arthritis, and a variety of joint injuries.  A gentle flow warm-up sets the tone for stretches, basic postures, and a rejuvenating final relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary for this class.

yoga: earth is a 75 minute mixed level class geared always toward a grounding practice. Methods of connecting ourselves to our bodies and remaining solid and stable in both our yoga practice and our daily lives are variably explored using pranayama (breathwork), asana (postures), meditation, chanting, murdras, chakra work and more. Come explore your sense of groundedness.

cbyp12 blend is a 45 minute class which begins with a flow warmup, followed by a conditioning segment with bodyweight and clubbell movement patterns, and ends with a weighted yoga flow. Dynamic flexibility and strengthening of all your core stabilizers are integral to the workout, building and enhancing your motor control.

relax release This class is a self-care practice to revitalize your whole body. It  combines intentional relaxation practices — breathwork and guided relaxation/meditation with self myofascial release sequences to tease out tension and tightness in your body. It is a great stress reliever and a strong antidote to the repetitive movements of your life.

creative core is a yoga- and pilates-inspired approach to a strong core.  Rather than repetitive crunches, this class will take you through flowing segments which engage and challenge your body, incorporating core strength with stretch and flexibility movements. Stir your creativity, you just might find yourself enjoying core training.

a.m. ready is the early morning closed session which runs for a variable number of weeks many times a year. it frequently includes kettlebell training, clubbell training, yoga, body flows, and other exercise modalities. the description of the upcoming session is always provided on the studio’s facebook page.

yoga: clubbell is a 75 minute class which unites yoga/asana practice with strength/clubbell practice. Following a format of Awaken, Condition, Practice, yoga: clubbell is accessible to individuals of all levels of yoga practice and will strengthen yogis in ways which will enhance their mat time. NOT currently on offer.

YOUR INVESTMENT

A commitment to your health and wellbeing.  A small, but important bit of your time each week.  A measure of consistency & determination.  A spark of your spirit.

Drop-in classes are available on a no-reserve basis at a cost of $10 + hst.

A 10-session package of classes is $80 + hst

You can purchase unlimited classes for a 12 week period for $225 + hst.

Where classes numbers are limited by equipment needs/availability, attendance will be done on a reserve basis and you will not be guaranteed without reserving a spot.  Without reserving a spot you may not be able to use paid classes when you wish.  You will be informed if you need to begin registering for class.

Confused?  Sorry, so am I.  Just call or email me, Wendy, for clarification:  thewholeway@wendychappell.com or 902.894.8943

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