Fitness Classes

Updated 11/20/2019

Payment for Exercise Class 

 

Students will make payments for all exercise classes 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.
  • Thank you. Happy Exercising!

 

Listed below are all the descriptions and fees for the exercise classes we offer.

Please let your instructor know if you have any questions.

The Verona Senior Center offers regular exercise classes at modest cost.

Call the Center at 845-7471 for more information.  If you are not sure if a class is appropriate for you, come and try it out.

 

Classes currently offered include the following:

 

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Melt Class

Updated 11/20/2019

 

 

  • Leader Liron Weiss
  • Wednesdays at 10:00 AMFunctional Melt Class This class is for those who cannot get up and down from the floor
  • Wednesdays at 11:00 AMRegular Melt Class – Participants must be able to get up off of the floor and roll
  • Classes will stop after 11/13/19 – Instructor will be out on maternity leave.  Classes will resume in January 2020.
  • $55 for 8 weeks
  • Drop-in $10 per class

 

This simple and unique self-treatment will make your whole body feel better and provide relief from neck and low back pain, arthritis, bunions, plantar fascists, carpal tunnel syndrome and other aches and pain in your body.  Using specialized MELT Balls on your hands and feet, you will learn how to help erase pain and tension in your hands, feet, neck, and low back brought on by everyday stress, over-use, misuse and age.

 

What is The MELT Method?

The MELT Method is a simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance, and decreases the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living.  The MELT Method is the very first Hands-off Bodywork® method developed for the general public as a self-care tool to prevent and relieve chronic pain.  It’s an affordable addition to any wellness or fitness routine.

 

For more information about MELT go to www.meltmethod.com

 

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Line Dancing

Updated 11/20/2019

 

  • Leader – Marlene Cordes
  • Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM 
  • $30 for a 4 week class
  • $37.50 for 4 classes of your choosing (must be used within 3 months)
  • $10 for Drop in
    • No Class November 28, 2019
    • Classes will end on 12/5/19
    • Watch for new classes beginning in 2020.

 

Join the dancing fun with beginner line dancing! Easy dances to all kinds of music. All abilities are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

 

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Keeping Fit

Updated 11/20/2019

 

  • Leader – Shannon Maguire
  • Mondays & Thursdays at 8:45 AM
  • $50 punch card for 10 Classes (does not expire)

    •  No Class November 28, 2019
    •  No Class on December 26, 2019

 

This exercise program is a mixture of aerobic exercises, weight training, mobility and balance improvement. We use stretch bands and balls.

 

Regardless of age, regular exercise improves strength, flexibility, stamina, bone mass and posture.  The ‘Keeping Fit’ exercise program is a mixture of aerobic exercises, weight training, mobility and balance improvement.

 

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Tai Chi      

Updated 11/20/2019

 

  • Leader – Jody Curley
  • Fridays – 10:00 AM Level II
  • Fridays – 11:15 AM Level I
  • $35 for 8 weeks
  • $10 for drop in
    • No Class November 29, 2019

 

Tai Chi Balance II:

 

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.

 

Tai Chi Balance I:

 

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.

 

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Yoga 

Updated 11/20/2019

 

  • Leader – Shannon Maguire
  • Tuesdays at 2:30 PM 
  • Fridays at 8:45 AM
  • $50 punch card for 10 classes (does not expire)
    • No Class November 29, 2019
    • No Class December 24, 2019
    • No Class December 27, 2019

 

Anyone can do yoga and stretching in this class. The exercises can be modified for those who do not want to do traditional floor yoga.

 

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Core Strength

Updated 11/20/2019

 

  • Alasa Wiest
  • Tuesdays at 9:00 AM
  • Thursdays at 2:00 PM 
  • This is a FREE Class
    • No Class November 28, 2019
    • No Class December 24, 2019

 

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.

 

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Arthritis Exercise Class

(Suspended until further notice)

Updated  10/18/2019

 

Physical activity is considered the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in many types of arthritis. This program is led by Certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Specialist Ron Dorr. It is designed with gentle movements that help increase joint flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength. Participants of this class are given the tools to help them increase functional ability to do the things with less pain.

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