Dance & Fitness

Program Description

Directions to Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym

Enter the Northwest door to Bldg. 3. Take an immediate left down the stairs to the bottom floor. At the bottom floor, turn left and enter through the 2nd set of doors on the right. The lower gym is located in the middle of the track (second door on the right–next to the weight room.)

Social Dancing      

Instructor: D. Elgatian

Easy and fun to do! Prepare for upcoming weddings, vacations and night clubs! Basics in five dances from “dips and turns” to “shake your body”, Slow Dance, Merengue, Swing, West Coast Swing, and Salsa. Bring soft-soled shoes to preserve our floor. (Registration information is needed for both parties).

6 Tuesdays     Jan. 23 – Feb. 27       7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11362    Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym  Couple Fee/$52

Ballroom Dancing – Latin Style

Instructor: J. Hall

For beginners and intermediate dancers!

Spice up your dancing with Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. These Latin dances range from slow romantic moves to fast and fancy footwork. Learn the steps and the styling. Intermediate dancers will appreciate the chance to improve their Cuban motion. Instruction also includes lead/follow and music identification. Bring soft-soled shoes to preserve our floor. (Registration information is needed for both parties).

6 Tuesdays     Apr. 3 – May 8           7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11363    Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym  Couple Fee/$52


Instructor: L. Miotto

Bring your body and mind together in one harmonious experience. Improve your breathing capacity and increase your flexibility and strength through a focus on traditional yoga poses, breath work, balance and relaxation. All levels are welcome. Bring a yoga mat or a large towel and dress in comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.

6 Tuesdays     Jan. 23 – Feb. 27       6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 11212    Outreach – Rm. 407   Fee $45

Cardio Kickboxing  

Instructor: T. Gomez

Join us as we combine martial arts with cardio to help increase stamina, improve coordination, and burn calories. Jab, knee, and kick your way through this fun and easy to follow Train Dirty Fitness Cardio Kick class! This high energy workout will challenge every fitness level. Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Thursdays    Jan. 25 – Mar. 1         7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11213    Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym  Fee $39

Belly Dancing

Instructor: B. Lancial

For centuries, this dance has been used to maintain good health for the mind, body and spirit. You will be introduced to the basic principles of belly dance, as well as some more advanced movements, giving the knowledge to create your own routines whether for performance or a fun workout at home. This class is welcoming to all shapes and sizes. Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Wednesdays           Jan. 31 – Mar. 7          7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11214       Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym  Fee $39

Zumba – Find Your Way to Fun and Fitness            

Instructor: T. Gomez

Combine motivating music and high energy with unique moves and combinations that allow you to dance away your worries. It is fun, easy and can be done at your own level. The music will move from today’s songs to Latin and international. Routines will feature aerobic/fitness with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

6 Thursdays    Mar. 22 – Apr. 26       7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11221    Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym  Fee $39 

5K Your Way!

Instructor: E. LaMadrid

Walkers, joggers and runners welcome! Join us as we help you to develop an individualized plan to walk, jog or run a 5K; whether it is your first 5K or 50th! Our experienced instructor can help you build the stamina to complete a 5K and/or help you structure a plan to improve your time. This course will cover pre- and post-workout stretching as well as how to deal with typical exercise injuries. Class will meet at the outdoor track at Black Hawk College (weather-permitting) as well as the indoor track (if inclement weather).

8 Tuesdays   Mar. 27 – May 15          6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
CRN 11222     Bldg. 3 – Outdoor Track      Fee $39