Fitness Programs

Clogging
Clogging is an American folk dance that is similar to tap dancing.  Clogging is done to almost any kind of upbeat music. Country and traditional bluegrass music are the most popular types of music for clogging.  The activity is a great form of exercise, so come out and try this form of dance.  The program runs for 10 weeks in the West Community Room starting September 13, 2016.
Begins: Tuesday, Sept 13 Time: 9:30 am Beginners Class
Begins: Tuesday, Sept 13 Time: 10:00 am Intermediate Class
Begins: Tuesday, Sept 13 Time: 11:00 am Advanced Class
Fee: Members: $42.00 Non-Members: $50.00 Instructor: Sandy Nowell
Drop In Fee: $5.00 Members $6.00 Non-Members Location: West Community Room

 

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Roll and Stroll Walkers
Join this active group of seniors each Wednesday morning as they walk at various parks and pathways in our beautiful City.  Walkers choose a different venue each week. Enjoy the scenic paths of Henderson Lake, Nicholas Sheran Park, Indian Battle Park or stroll around one of the several man-made lakes we have in the City.  On days that the weather does not cooperate, the group will walk indoors (ie. Shopping Malls).
Begins: Wednesday, September 2 Time: 10:00 am
Fee: Participants of this program are responsible for the cost of transportation on the
“Go Friendly Shuttle”.  Please see the Reception Desk for more information.

 

Line Dancing (AM Class)
Line Dancing is a relaxed and fun form of country and western dancing, and you don’t need a partner.  Also, it is excellent exercise for both body and mind. Just one stipulation – you MUST  enjoy music (The group dances to various music types, not just country)!  Join in or just drop by to enjoy the music.
Begins: Wednesday, September 7
Location:   Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 11:00 am Instructor: Della Howg

 

Social Line Dancing (PM Class)
Steps are simple and don’t involve dancing with a partner.  Basic line dance focuses on movement of the legs and feet with more advanced dances including the arms and hands.  Come join in for some fun and exercise.
Begins: Tuesdays, September 13
Location: West Community Room
Time: 7:00 pm Instructor: Karen Hooper
Fee: Monthly registration or $5.00/night

 

Fitball
As a partnership between Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre and Alberta Health Services, this group exercise class involves a variety of movements intended to stimulate the mind and body by using a combination of tools, including fitballs, tennis balls and bodyweight resistance. Build confidence in your strength and balance while you challenge yourself within individual level of fitness and coordination. This class runs on Wednesdays for 1 hour.  A qualified instructor will guide you through a session that blurs the line between work and play.
Begins: Wednesdays, Oct 12 – Dec 14 (10 weeks)
Location: Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Instructor: TJ Dunn (AHS)
Fee: Members: $30.00 Non-Members: $50.00
Drop-in: Members: $4.00/class Non-Members: $6.00/class

 

Exercising with Arthritis
This is a group exercise class focusing on individuals with osteoarthritis.  The class is offered in a partnership between Alberta Health Services and Nord-Bridge.  The instructor TJ Dunn is a Kinesiologist with Alberta Health Services.  TJ will teach participants various strengthening and “range of movement” exercises.   Along with the exercises, an education component will be taught to help participants manage their chronic conditions.
Begins: Tuesday, Oct 11 – Dec 13 (10 weeks)
Location: Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: TJ Dunn (AHS)
Fee: Members: $30.00    Non-Members: $50.00
Drop-in: Members: $4.00/class  Non-Members: $6.00/class

 

ZUMBA
Join Jeannie Williamson as she leads you through an hour of Zumba!  Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements.  Zumba uses a mix of Latin and International music to create a dynamic, exciting, fun and effective cardio workout!  This class is designed to utilize an interval training format, combining various rhythms with movements.  ZUMBA® is for all people, ages and fitness levels!
Begins: Thursdays, September 8
Location: Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Instructor: Jeannie Williamson
Fee: $8.00/class or purchase a session pass – please see instructor for details.

 

Beginner’s Tai Chi for Health
Tai Chi, a mind-body exercise is a recognized part of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It has proven health benefits: increased muscle strength and bone density, lower blood pressure, improved balance, coordination and flexibility, reduced pain and stiffness, increased immunity, stress reduction and mental peace.  Tai Chi is slow, gentle, flowing and low impact.  This 8 week class will practice breathing and meditation techniques and a 6 form Tai Chi routine.
Begins: Mondays, Sept 12 – November 14
Location: Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 9:00 am – 9:45 am Instructor: Christine Curteanu
Fee: Members $30.00 – Non-Members: $50.00
No Class on October 3 & 10

 


Contact Info

1904 – 13th Avenue North, Lethbridge

(403) 329-3222

friendly@nordbridgeseniors.com

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