Dance & Fitness

Program Description

Directions to Building 3 – Lower Gym

Enter the Northwest door to Building 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. (Registration information is needed for both parties).

6 Tuesdays             Feb. 5 – Mar. 12              7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11141           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym      Couple Fee/$52


Ballroom Dancing – Latin Style
Instructor: G. Schlueter

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. 2 – May 7                 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11142           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym       Couple Fee/$52


5K Your Way!
Instructor: K. Doerr

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 Black Hawk College campus outdoor track, weather permitting. The course fee will include your registration fee for QC 5K on Saturday, May 4th.

8 Tuesdays             Mar. 12 – Apr. 30                  6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
CRN 11138           Bldg. 3 – Outdoor Track        Fee $59
(Indoor track if inclement weather)


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           Feb. 7 – Mar. 14               7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11139           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym       Fee $39


Zumba
Instructor: L. Kirgan

Combine motivating music and high energy with unique moves and combinations that allow you to dance away your worries. Zumba 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. Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Thursdays           Mar. 21 – Apr. 25             7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11140           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym       Fee $39


Beginning Pickleball
Instructor: Quad Cities Pickleball Club

Beginning Pickleball offers the opportunity to learn the fastest growing racket sport in America. You will learn the basic skills, rules and strategies to play the game successfully. Equipment will be furnished. Tennis shoes required.

2 Tuesdays             Mar. 19 – Mar. 26            6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11143           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym      Fee FREE

2 Thursdays           May 2 – May 9                6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 11330           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym      Fee FREE


Chair Yoga
Instructor: B. Maertens, RN, RYT, PT

Don’t wait to register. This class fills quickly.

When you think of a yoga class, do you imagine flexible young people bent into all sorts of impossible shapes no human should be able to do? If so, then you’ll be surprised to learn of a yoga that can be practiced from the comfort of your own chair! Perfect for all levels and ages, chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe. Learn a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. Whether you are looking to try yoga for yourself or to learn some techniques that will benefit your patient care practice, this is the perfect class for you! Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Mondays             Feb. 11 – Apr. 1              3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 11126           Outreach – Rm. 406       Fee $39
(No class Feb. 18 and Mar. 11)

6 Tuesdays             Feb. 12 – Mar. 26            3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 11127           Outreach – Rm. 406       Fee $39
(No class Mar. 12)

6 Tuesdays             Apr. 9 – May 14              3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 11128           Outreach – Rm. 406       Fee $39

Professional Continuing Education Credits: 6 CEs provided for Social Workers, Nursing Home Administrators, Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.


Yoga Stretch
Instructor: B. Maertens, RN, RYT, PT

Just starting out in yoga, recovering from an injury, or interested in using yoga to help with aches and pains? Our beginner Yoga Stretch class is for you. With an emphasis on floor postures to stretch and relax the body, this calming, stress-relieving yoga class will help you to stretch and strengthen gradually. Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Please bring a yoga mat.

6 Wednesdays        Feb. 13 – Mar. 27           3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 11129           Outreach – Rm. 406       Fee $49
(No class Mar. 13)

6 Wednesdays        Apr. 10 – May 15            3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 11130           Outreach – Rm. 406       Fee $49

College closed for Wednesday January 23 due to inclement weather. All Black Hawk College locations are closed and all classes canceled.