Exercise Classes

Updated  1/23/2022

 

Exercise Room

 

New extended hours Monday – Friday 9 – 3:30 PM

 

To make a reservation, please call 608-845-7471

 

 

 

 

Treadmill is here…Thanks Friends of Verona Senior Center!

 

 

Have an IDEA?

 

Do you have an idea of an exercise you would like to see at VSC? 

 

Call Alasa!       608-848-0431

Payment for Exercise Class 

 

New Fee Structure for 2022

Starting in 2022 the following classes will be $15/month:

 

• Strength & Cardio
• Yoga Flow
• Tai Chi for Health w/Gail
• Line Dancing w/Gail

 

Participants may sign up for one month at a time.

 

 

  • Payments for most exercise classes go directly to the exercise instructors.
  • The Senior Center does not take payments for exercise classes.
  • Please continue to sign in for each of your classes with your scan card.
  • If you have more questions, please contact your instructor.
  • All drop-in classes are $10.00

 

 Thank you & happy exercising!!!

How to Register for Classes

 

Please register for all exercise classes, except Tai Chi & Cup of Chi, by calling the Senior Center at 608-845-7471.

To sign up for Tai Chi or Cup of Chi, please contact the instructor.

 

Aquatic Opportunities at Verona High School

 

Seniors who are residents of the Verona Area School District pay $1 for classes, and qualify for a Gold Card where there is no cost for Open Swim/Lap Swim. (Must be at least 62 years old.) Seniors who do not live in the Verona Area School District pay $2 for the exercise class, and pay the Adult Non-Resident rate of $4 for any Open Swim/Lap Swim. Memberships and punch cards also available. **If school is cancelled the pool will be closed.

 

Here is a link to the Aquatics home page. This has information about the facility, expectations, rates, etc.

 

This link is for the Aquatics registration site.

 

For more information, please call the Aquatics Center front desk at 608-653-1065.

 

Free YouTube Exercise Classes – workout any time!

 

Featuring some of your own Senior Center Staff!

 

Here is the link to our YouTube channel:

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW6bZcgqolC9BhuMgSEyDEQ

 

  • Core w/Alasa
  • Chair Yoga
  • Core floor Yoga
  • Home goods workout
  • Get up & move aerobics
  • Chair aerobics
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Movement Disorder/Parkinson’s class

Virtual Exercise classes are now offered

Yoga Flow (V,F)

 

  • Saturdays  2022
  • 10 AM
  • Fees apply ($9 for the month or $4/class)
  • Please sign up by calling the Senior Center
  • For details go to Verona Senior Center Kiosk, >> Site Calendar >> [month] >> Yoga Flow with Rachel

 

What are people saying about Yoga?

“Rachel’s classes have been wonderful.  She is choosing exercises that seem to be specific for our aging bodies. We are targeting muscles that help us with our posture and everyday movements.”

Trish, yoga participant

Strength & Cardio w/Rachel Meudt

 

  • Thursdays @ 6 PM
  • Please sign up by calling the Senior Center

 

Join Rachel for an upbeat and energetic cardiovascular workout. After working up a sweat, you’ll finish the class with some strength training and stretching.

 

This is a free class, but donations are accepted. Donations can be made to the Senior Center and will help with future programming

Tai Chi   

   

Updated 1/23/2022
  • Leader – Jody Curley
  • Fridays – 11 AM 
  • $5 per class contribution suggested; feel free, however, to contribute what you can and if you can’t contribute, just come!
  • Please contact Jody Curley jodycurley@gmail.com

 

Tai Chi:

Instruction in a Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form. Slow, fluid movements which maintain and improve alignment and balance, flexibility, strength and concentration.  A more complex movement sequence than Tai Chi I Standing.

 

Instruction in Chi Kung (breath and energy practice for health) and beginning Tai Chi Form movements. Slow, fluid movement patterns which maintain and improve alignment and balance, flexibility, strength and concentration. Shorter, less complex movement sequences than Tai Chi II – a good class to begin your Tai Chi practice. Students will be standing unless a chair is needed for support.

Core Strength

 

Virtual Core Class w/Alasa is back!!!

Updated 1/23/2022

 

  • Alasa Wiest
  • This is a FREE Class

 

Having a strong core is extremely important as it supports the spine and aids in balance. We will not only work our abdominal muscles, but also the muscles of the back and hips. Planks, Superman’s, Squats, hand weights and balancing on floor or chair. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Line Dancing {L,F}

 

Wednesdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 3:30 PM

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23 @ 3:30 PM

 

Cost: $15 for six weeks

This is a fun way to get exercise!  In this six week beginner level class, you will work on basic steps used in line dancing.  The intensity will be similar to brisk walking.  Don’t forget your mask!!