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Water Aerobics 8:00 a.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012 @ Martinsville YMCA
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Indoor Water Aerobics: A combination of moves for any age or activity level, a fun and motivating class! Anyone can do this class, excellent for all joints in the body; arthritis, hip replacements, or anyone wants a "low impact-on-the-joints" class. 60 minute class that includes a great warm up, cardio fitness, strength training and flexibility cool down.

Water Aerobics Benefits:

Water aerobics is workouts that is pleasurable and exercise all at one time. The goal of this exercise is to promote cardiovascular conditioning. The water resistance gives strength and flexibility that will increase muscle endurance which will improve balance.

Some of the major benefits of water aerobics:

1) Provides buoyancy and support that will help cause less injury to the muscles, bones, and joints.

2) The water adds lots of resistance which will help with toning the muscles of the body to increase muscle mass.

3) With less gravity the improvement of flexibility is greater. The decrease in gravity forces in the water makes this exercise possible for those with joint pain with the decreased anxiety of pain.

4) Heart rates are at a lower rate when compared to other physical activities, but the benefits of the cardiovascular conditioning are wonderful.

5) Help keep your body temperature cool, comfortable, and constant throughout the exercise.

6) Extremely beneficial when trying to burn extra calories.

**Please note that due to lifeguarding regulations water aerobics classes will be cancelled during thunderstorms.


Zumba Gold 9:00 a.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!
Instructor: Kari Youngblood

Zumba Gold or Chair Aerobics 11:30 a.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Zumba Gold (Gym): Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!
Instructor: Kari Youngblood
Class date: Nov. 8

Chair Aerobics (Gym): This class can increase your strength, balance and vitality all while sitting down. This class creates movement, stretching, and helps increase your heart rate. Each exercise involves a series of slow movements.
Instructor: Jerelle Carter
Class dates: Nov. 3 and 15


Zumba Gold 5:30 p.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!
Instructor: Kari Youngblood

Step/Sculpt 6:30 p.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012 @ Bassett Community Center
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

A high-energy workout including various combinations of basic step, intervals and cardio techniques along with muscle conditioning using light weights and aerobic balls. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Instructor:  Anita Hooker 


Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012 @ Irisburg Ruritan Building
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout including low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.
Instructor: Marsha Lopez

Zumba 6:30 p.m.

November 1, 2012 thru November 1, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A high-energy workout with Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that creates a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat
Instructors: Deirdre Moyer and Courtney Haworth

Water Aerobics 11:00 a.m.

November 3, 2012 thru November 3, 2012 @ Martinsville YMCA
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Indoor Water Aerobics: A combination of moves for any age or activity level, a fun and motivating class! Anyone can do this class, excellent for all joints in the body; arthritis, hip replacements, or anyone wants a "low impact-on-the-joints" class. 60 minute class that includes a great warm up, cardio fitness, strength training and flexibility cool down.

Water Aerobics Benefits:

Water aerobics is workouts that is pleasurable and exercise all at one time. The goal of this exercise is to promote cardiovascular conditioning. The water resistance gives strength and flexibility that will increase muscle endurance which will improve balance.

Some of the major benefits of water aerobics:

1) Provides buoyancy and support that will help cause less injury to the muscles, bones, and joints.

2) The water adds lots of resistance which will help with toning the muscles of the body to increase muscle mass.

3) With less gravity the improvement of flexibility is greater. The decrease in gravity forces in the water makes this exercise possible for those with joint pain with the decreased anxiety of pain.

4) Heart rates are at a lower rate when compared to other physical activities, but the benefits of the cardiovascular conditioning are wonderful.

5) Help keep your body temperature cool, comfortable, and constant throughout the exercise.

6) Extremely beneficial when trying to burn extra calories.

**Please note that due to lifeguarding regulations water aerobics classes will be cancelled during thunderstorms.


Yoga 6:30 p.m.

November 5, 2012 thru November 5, 2012 @ Community Fellowship Church
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga (Fellowship Area): Brings strength and flexibility to your workout. A person can begin at any age and with any level of physical conditioning. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Power Sculpting or Step Interval 6:30pm

November 5, 2012 thru November 5, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Power Sculpt (Gym): A group exercise class with strength-training exercises using weights and balls to effectively strengthen and define your entire body and progress to different levels of difficulty desired by the participant. Good for all fitness levels.

NO CLASSES DUE TO ELECTION DAY

November 6, 2012
Time: 12:00 AM

Water Aerobics 8:00 a.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012 @ Martinsville YMCA
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Indoor Water Aerobics: A combination of moves for any age or activity level, a fun and motivating class! Anyone can do this class, excellent for all joints in the body; arthritis, hip replacements, or anyone wants a "low impact-on-the-joints" class. 60 minute class that includes a great warm up, cardio fitness, strength training and flexibility cool down.

Water Aerobics Benefits:

Water aerobics is workouts that is pleasurable and exercise all at one time. The goal of this exercise is to promote cardiovascular conditioning. The water resistance gives strength and flexibility that will increase muscle endurance which will improve balance.

Some of the major benefits of water aerobics:

1) Provides buoyancy and support that will help cause less injury to the muscles, bones, and joints.

2) The water adds lots of resistance which will help with toning the muscles of the body to increase muscle mass.

3) With less gravity the improvement of flexibility is greater. The decrease in gravity forces in the water makes this exercise possible for those with joint pain with the decreased anxiety of pain.

4) Heart rates are at a lower rate when compared to other physical activities, but the benefits of the cardiovascular conditioning are wonderful.

5) Help keep your body temperature cool, comfortable, and constant throughout the exercise.

6) Extremely beneficial when trying to burn extra calories.

**Please note that due to lifeguarding regulations water aerobics classes will be cancelled during thunderstorms.


Zumba Gold 9:00 a.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Zumba Gold or Chair Aerobics 11:30 a.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Zumba Gold (Gym): Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!
Instructor: Kari Youngblood
Class date: Nov. 8

Chair Aerobics (Gym): This class can increase your strength, balance and vitality all while sitting down. This class creates movement, stretching, and helps increase your heart rate. Each exercise involves a series of slow movements.
Instructor: Jerelle Carter
Class dates: Nov. 3 and 15


Zumba Gold 5:30 p.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012 @ Irisburg Ruritan Building
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Step/Sculpt 6:30 p.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012 @ Bassett Community Center
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
A high-energy workout including various combinations of basic step, intervals and cardio techniques along with muscle conditioning using light weights and aerobic balls. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Zumba 6:30 p.m.

November 8, 2012 thru November 8, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A high-energy workout with Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that creates a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat

Water Aerobics 11:00 a.m.

November 10, 2012 thru November 10, 2012 @ Martinsville YMCA
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Indoor Water Aerobics: A combination of moves for any age or activity level, a fun and motivating class! Anyone can do this class, excellent for all joints in the body; arthritis, hip replacements, or anyone wants a "low impact-on-the-joints" class. 60 minute class that includes a great warm up, cardio fitness, strength training and flexibility cool down.

Water Aerobics Benefits:

Water aerobics is workouts that is pleasurable and exercise all at one time. The goal of this exercise is to promote cardiovascular conditioning. The water resistance gives strength and flexibility that will increase muscle endurance which will improve balance.

Some of the major benefits of water aerobics:

1) Provides buoyancy and support that will help cause less injury to the muscles, bones, and joints.

2) The water adds lots of resistance which will help with toning the muscles of the body to increase muscle mass.

3) With less gravity the improvement of flexibility is greater. The decrease in gravity forces in the water makes this exercise possible for those with joint pain with the decreased anxiety of pain.

4) Heart rates are at a lower rate when compared to other physical activities, but the benefits of the cardiovascular conditioning are wonderful.

5) Help keep your body temperature cool, comfortable, and constant throughout the exercise.

6) Extremely beneficial when trying to burn extra calories.

**Please note that due to lifeguarding regulations water aerobics classes will be cancelled during thunderstorms.


Instructor's Choice 4:30 p.m.

November 12, 2012 thru November 12, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Yoga 6:30 p.m.

November 12, 2012 thru November 12, 2012 @ Community Fellowship Church
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga (Fellowship Area): Brings strength and flexibility to your workout. A person can begin at any age and with any level of physical conditioning. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Power Sculpting or Step Interval 6:30pm

November 12, 2012 thru November 12, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Power Sculpt (Gym): A group exercise class with strength-training exercises using weights and balls to effectively strengthen and define your entire body and progress to different levels of difficulty desired by the participant. Good for all fitness levels.

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 12, 2012 thru November 12, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Zumba Gold 9:00 a.m.

November 13, 2012 thru November 13, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Instructor's Choice 4:30 p.m.

November 13, 2012 thru November 13, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Zumba Gold 5:30 p.m.

November 13, 2012 thru November 13, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 13, 2012 thru November 13, 2012 @ Irisburg Ruritan Building
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Step/Sculpt 6:30 p.m.

November 13, 2012 thru November 13, 2012 @ Bassett Community Center
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
A high-energy workout including various combinations of basic step, intervals and cardio techniques along with muscle conditioning using light weights and aerobic balls. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Zumba 6:30 p.m.

November 13, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 7:30 PM
A high-energy workout with Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that creates a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat

National Clean Out your Fridge Day

November 14, 2012
Time: 12:00 AM

Did you know that today is National Clean Out Your Fridge Day?

 

Be sure to check out these guidelines from our friends at the Virginia Cooperative Extension and USDA. 


Zumba Gold 9:00 a.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Zumba Gold or Chair Aerobics 11:30 a.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Zumba Gold (Gym): Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!
Instructor: Kari Youngblood
Class date: Nov. 8

Chair Aerobics (Gym): This class can increase your strength, balance and vitality all while sitting down. This class creates movement, stretching, and helps increase your heart rate. Each exercise involves a series of slow movements.
Instructor: Jerelle Carter
Class dates: Nov. 3 and 15


Zumba Gold 5:30 p.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012 @ Irisburg Ruritan Building
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Step/Sculpt 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012 @ Bassett Community Center
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
A high-energy workout including various combinations of basic step, intervals and cardio techniques along with muscle conditioning using light weights and aerobic balls. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Zumba 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2012 thru November 15, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A high-energy workout with Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that creates a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat

Instructor's Choice 4:30 p.m.

November 19, 2012 thru November 19, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Yoga 6:30 p.m.

November 19, 2012 thru November 19, 2012 @ Community Fellowship Church
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga (Fellowship Area): Brings strength and flexibility to your workout. A person can begin at any age and with any level of physical conditioning. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Power Sculpting or Step Interval 6:30pm

November 19, 2012 thru November 19, 2012 @ Spencer Penn Centre
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Power Sculpt (Gym): A group exercise class with strength-training exercises using weights and balls to effectively strengthen and define your entire body and progress to different levels of difficulty desired by the participant. Good for all fitness levels.

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 19, 2012 thru November 19, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Zumba Gold 9:00 a.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Harmony at Home for the Holidays: 10 Feng Shui Tips

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Harmony at Home for the Holidays: 10 Feng Shui Tips
Join us Tuesday, November 20th at noon at the Historic Henry County Courthouse in Uptown Martinsville.
A $5 donation is encouraged. Space is limited to 25 participants. Lunch is provided.

Reserve your seat in advance by e-mailing Lisa Watts at lwatts@healthycommunitymhc.org

Be sure to include your name, how many people are coming in your party, and a telephone number where you can be reached.


Instructor's Choice 4:30 p.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Zumba Gold 5:30 p.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Takes Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult participant or those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class that is easy to follow, friendly, but most of all, FUN!!!

Instructor's Choice 6:30 p.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012 @ Irisburg Ruritan Building
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A cardio/sculpt workout that includes low/high impact, kickboxing, step, sculpt, etc. There will also be some exercises incorporated in your workout to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Step/Sculpt 6:30 p.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012 @ Bassett Community Center
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
A high-energy workout including various combinations of basic step, intervals and cardio techniques along with muscle conditioning using light weights and aerobic balls. Also includes abdominal strengthening moves.

Water Aerobics 7:15 p.m.

November 20, 2012 thru November 20, 2012 @ Martinsville YMCA
Time: 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Indoor Water Aerobics: A combination of moves for any age or activity level, a fun and motivating class! Anyone can do this class, excellent for all joints in the body; arthritis, hip replacements, or anyone wants a "low impact-on-the-joints" class. 60 minute class that includes a great warm up, cardio fitness, strength training and flexibility cool down.

Water Aerobics Benefits:

Water aerobics is workouts that is pleasurable and exercise all at one time. The goal of this exercise is to promote cardiovascular conditioning. The water resistance gives strength and flexibility that will increase muscle endurance which will improve balance.

Some of the major benefits of water aerobics:

1) Provides buoyancy and support that will help cause less injury to the muscles, bones, and joints.

2) The water adds lots of resistance which will help with toning the muscles of the body to increase muscle mass.

3) With less gravity the improvement of flexibility is greater. The decrease in gravity forces in the water makes this exercise possible for those with joint pain with the decreased anxiety of pain.

4) Heart rates are at a lower rate when compared to other physical activities, but the benefits of the cardiovascular conditioning are wonderful.

5) Help keep your body temperature cool, comfortable, and constant throughout the exercise.

6) Extremely beneficial when trying to burn extra calories.

**Please note that due to lifeguarding regulations water aerobics classes will be cancelled during thunderstorms.


Zumba 6:30 p.m.

November 20, 2012 @ Druid Hills
Time: 7:30 PM
A high-energy workout with Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that creates a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat