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.)

Beginning Ballroom Dancing

Learn (or review) the basics in traditional smooth dances – Foxtrot and Waltz as well as Swing and Rumba. You’ve seen the dances on TV – now it’s your turn! Be prepared to step out onto the dance floor at weddings, parties and other social events. Instruction includes lead/follow, music identification and styling. Intermediate dancers are welcome. Bring soft-soled shoes to preserve our floor.

(Registration information is needed for both parties).

Instructor: J. Schlueter
6 Tuesdays           Sept. 18 – Oct. 23              7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 81333           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym        Couple Fee/$52

Instructor: D. Elgatian
6 Tuesdays             Nov. 6 – Dec. 11                 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
CRN 81334           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 outdoor track at Black Hawk College (weather-permitting) as well as the indoor track. The course fee will include your registration fee for the Saturday, Nov. 10th Black Hawk College 5K Hustle – For the Hill of It.

8 Tuesdays             Sept. 18 – Nov. 6                  6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
CRN 81190           Bldg. 3 – Outdoor Track        Fee $59
(Indoor track if inclement weather)

Cardio Kickboxing
Instructor: L. Kirgan

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           Oct. 4 – Nov. 8              7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 81191           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym      Fee $39

Zumba – Find Your Way to Fun and Fitness
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.

4 Thursdays           Nov. 29 – Dec. 20            7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 81192           Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym        Fee $29

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

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             Sept. 24 – Nov. 5              3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 81193           Outreach – Rm. 406         Fee $35
(No class on Oct. 8)

5 Mondays             Nov. 19 – Dec. 17            3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 81194           Outreach – Rm. 406         Fee $29

Yoga Stretch
Instructor: B. Maertens, RN, PYT, 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        Sept. 26 – Oct. 31               3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
CRN 81195           Outreach – Rm. 406            Fee $45

Instructor: L. Miotto

Bring your body and mind together into 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             Nov. 6 – Dec. 11               6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 81196           Outreach – Rm. 407          Fee $45