Astronomy for Beginners
Gaze up at the wonders of the night sky with the Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society. This beginner program will explain how to use a telescope and begin focusing in on the far away treasures in the sky. You are encouraged to bring your own telescope to learn more about it or if you arent quite there yet, there will be telescopes provided. COme out to enjoy what is sure to be a fun and fascinating evening.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Bands, Battel Rope, Kettle Bells 23336 4/11/2020 - 4/11/2020 Info
Body Enrichment 10:15-11:15am
Exercise at a pace you can handle! Starting in a seated position, Body Enrichment is designed for women and men who want to increase their energy and improve balance and coordination. This all-around fitness class is for the student who wants to get involved in a program that is fun, successful and results oriented. Instructor: Sarah Linkous, RYT-200.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Body Enrichment (ages 30+) 31939 3/6/2020 - 4/29/2020 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM M,W,F Brambleton Info
Register Body Enrichment (ages 30+) 31985 5/8/2020 - 7/8/2020 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM M,W,F Brambleton Info
Chair Assisted Pilates
As an adapted version of “Fundamental Pilates,” this class offers chair and floor options with all the same benefits as other pilates classes! This class will focus on strength, balance, and flexibility and is suited for most fitness levels. Eight week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chair Assisted Pilates 32983 3/3/2020 - 4/21/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu Brambleton Info
Chair Assisted Yoga
If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you!
Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified Instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled Chair Assisted Yoga (18+ W Night) 32918 2/5/2020 - 3/25/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM W Brambleton Info
Register Chair Assisted Yoga (18+ W Night) 32977 4/15/2020 - 6/3/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM W Brambleton Info
Register Chair Assisted Yoga (18+, M & Th) 32917 1/27/2020 - 3/19/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM M,Th Brambleton Info
Register Chair Assisted Yoga (18+, M & Th) 32976 3/30/2020 - 5/21/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM M,Th Brambleton Info
Elevate! Evening Aerobics
This body conditioning class includes low impact cardio, light strength/core training and stretching to improve cardiovascular health, muscle tone and flexibility. Enjoy fun moves set to great music! Designed for all fitness levels. Please note the bi-weekly class will return in the summer semester. 10 week course. Instructor: Holly Sweet
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Elevate! Evening Aerobics (ages 18+) 34001 3/5/2020 - 5/5/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Never Stop Moving
Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Instructor: Jane Powell.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Never Stop Moving (ages 55+) 31940 1/31/2020 - 3/27/2020 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM M,W,F Brambleton Info
Register Never Stop Moving (ages 55+) 31976 4/1/2020 - 6/8/2020 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM M,W,F Brambleton Info
Nia
Try one of the most innovative and safe cardiovascular programs around. It let’s you bop to the beat without jarring your joints and is a great workout for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. It will pump your heart, lubricate your joints, release tension and enhance your balance. Nia uses gentle yet powerful movements that blend dance with martial arts, yoga and other techniques. Four week class. Instructor: Laura Pole.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Nia (6 weeks) (ages 50+) 31960 3/16/2020 - 5/11/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM M Brambleton Info
T'ai Chi
Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T’ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as ‘Meditation in Motion’ because it promotes serentity through gentle movement; connecting the mind, body, and spirit through as sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goal is to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one’s health. Six week program at the Brambleton Center. Instructor: Denis Spencer and Robyn Amstutz.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register T'ai Chi-10 Form (ages 18+, W Night) 32972 3/25/2020 - 4/29/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM W Brambleton Info
Register T'ai Chi-10 form (ages 18+ Tu Morning) 32971 3/24/2020 - 4/28/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu Brambleton Info
T'ai Chi-24 Form
An internal martial art that emphasizes breathing and gentle continuous movements to help reduce stress and build strength. Also known for improving balance and joint health by slow, mindful, low-impact movements. Classes will focus on standing meditation, gentle flowing movements (Qigong), balance work, and learning the 24 Form. No extra equipment is needed and all postures and exercises will be done standing. Ten week program. Instructor: TBD.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled T'ai Chi-24 Form (ages 18+ F Mornings) 32968 1/10/2020 - 3/13/2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM F Brambleton Info
Register T'ai Chi-24 Form (ages 18+ F Mornings) 32973 3/27/2020 - 5/29/2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM F Brambleton Info