Yoga-meditationA researcher at Harvard has found that practicing yoga reduces cardiovascular health risks at rates comparable to aerobic activity. This finding is based on 37 clinical trials involving almost 3,000 people with an average of 50 years. The trials were as short as 12 weeks to as long as 12 months. Some yoga participants were compared to those who did no exercise. Other yoga participants were compared to people who did aerobic activity. The positive findings compared similarly to those who had only done aerobic exercise. Both systolic and diastolic blood pressure dropped. Bad cholesterol also dropped, good cholesterol rose and resting heart rate dropped.

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Yoga Tips, Tricks and Tweaks:

Getting the most out of your Yoga Practice

Sat., Feb. 28 • 1 to 3 pm in the Fitness Corner Studio

We will explore ways that proper alignment, modifications, props and breath work can help you progress in your practice safely.

Intro to Meditation & Relaxation Techniques:

Getting started on a meditation practice

Sat., March 14 • 1 to 3 pm in the Fitness Corner Studio

Are you interested in the benefits of a daily meditation practice but have no idea where to begin? Join Carol for an afternoon of meditation and relaxation basics to get you started.

$25 for one workshop or $40 for two

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP or call 519-832-6651

Fitness Corner

Monday, Feb. 16

  • Cardio Muscle Mix 9:15 am is on
  • Baby Sitting available  9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • All evening classes are CANCELLED
  • Facility OPEN  8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Fitness Corner South

Monday, Feb. 16

  • Pilates 9:15 am is on
  • Zumba 10:30 am is on
  • BUFF 5:30 pm is on
  • Yoga 7 pm is CANCELLED
  • Facility OPEN  8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Have a great Family Day!

reading-week-special-web Not going south this reading week? We have a fitness deal for you! Buy a bronze 1 week membership* and have it upgraded to silver for free! Sale runs until the end of Feb. 2015. * Applies only to student memberships.

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A fitness class that allows mom to work out with her baby.

This 1 hour class incorporates cardio, core work and light muscle conditioning. Babies must be at least 6 weeks old. Moms should bring a baby carrier or sling, baby blanket, appropriate shoes and water bottle.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:50 am
  • Starts Feb. 10 – for 8 weeks in the Fitness Corner Studio

Click here to see pricing and sign up!

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Upcoming Classes...

Feb
26
Thu
5:00 pm Cardio Muscle Mix
Cardio Muscle Mix
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Total Body Workout for both muscular strength and endurance. Continuous movement to GREAT MUSIC (including step and hi/lo) keeps the heart rate up for a sweat drenched sculpting session.
5:30 pm Virtual Ride
Virtual Ride
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Virtual Ride simulates a real life ride with scenery, steep hills and winding roads on a video screen.  You are among other cyclists working hard to finish.  The instructor will challenge you to keep going[...]
Feb
27
Fri
8:15 am Total Toning
Total Toning
Feb 27 @ 8:15 am – 9:00 am
This 45 minute muscle conditioning class is a great overall head-to-toe muscle workout.
9:15 am Yoga @ Fitness Corner South Studio
Yoga @ Fitness Corner South Studio
Feb 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
This Hatha based yoga provides a very relaxing stretch and strengthening class designed to improve flexibility and balance. The combination of breathing techniques, flexible movement and mind awareness provides a stress reducing workout.
9:20 am Zumba @ Fitness Corner Studio
Zumba @ Fitness Corner Studio
Feb 27 @ 9:20 am – 10:20 am
This is an easy Latin style dance fitness class. It is low impact with simple choreography  aimed to increase your heart rate while having plenty of fun! Absolutely no dance experience necessary.

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Fitness Corner

737 Elgin St., Port Elgin
Hours:
  • Mon. to Fri.: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sat. and Sun: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Fitness Corner South

497 Meadow Lane, Southampton
Hours:
  • Mon. to Thurs.: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fridays: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sundays: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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