Fall Term YUSA Fitness Classes!
For the Fall Term we will be offering the favourites you’ve come to know and love but also a new session at the Vanier Dance Studio, on the second floor in Vanier College from Sept 18th to Dec 1st.
You can drop in to any class but please fill out this form to give us an idea of how many members will attend. You don’t need to wait for approval after filling out the form. Just fill out the form and come on down!
Mondays from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm and 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm –
Power Yoga with Lambert
Power yoga is a more intense form of yoga that incorporates power movements into a sequence of flowing postures. It is an energizing class with traditional yoga poses that encourages alignment, flexibility, balance, strength, and cardiovascular endurance. No matter your experience with yoga or exercising, this class is a great addition to your wellness routine. It is suggested to bring your own floor mat, water. Running shoes are not necessary.
Lambert Sanchez Jr. has been mindfulness and wellness instructor with Athletics & Recreation instructor for over 10 years! He incorporates various styles into his classes as well as guided meditations for when participants need something a bit more relaxing and calming. His approach to both yoga and meditation is a strong focus on breath work with is the foundation to mindfulness.
Tuesdays from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm and 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm –
Zumba with Prinka and Brittany
This energizing class is a mix of Latin and international music with easy-to-learn dance styles. Aerobic/fitness interval training will be implemented with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body and will target the glutes, legs, arms, and abdomen. Come join the party-like atmosphere and fun!
Prinka and Brittany are new members to the Athletics & Recreation instructor team but both have experience is teaching outside of campus. Their focuses are fun, move how your body wants, and enjoy the dances you are doing. Prinka and Brittany are also YUSA members.
Wednesday from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm and 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm –
Strength & Tone with Alicia
Encompassing body weight and minimal equipment exercises, Strength & Tone will work on all aspects of fitness by involving continuous movement for the full 30 minutes that is paired to music. It is suggested to bring your own floor mat (will only be needed sometimes), water, and wearing good running shoes.
Alicia Koebel has been teaching for over 8 years with individuals and groups on all aspects of health and fitness to encompass individual injuries and needs. She focuses on a form first mentality, because proper form is the key to all aspects of health and adapts to the needs of every group. She welcomes open feedback and will adjust each class based on requests from participants. No two classes will be the same. Alicia is also a YUSA 1 member under Athletics & Recreation! Feel free to come to the studio from 12:50 pm to 1:10 pm to chat about the programs A&R offers and to provide class suggestions for next terms classes.
Thursdays from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm and 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm –
All Levels Yoga with Hayley
Accessible for all levels. This class will guide you through a rhythmic vinyasa flow with a strong focus on breathing techniques to energize your practice. This is followed by a meditative yin yoga practice allowing for longer-held postures to promote recovery both in mind and body. It is suggested to bring your own floor mat, water. Running shoes are not necessary.
Hayley Carr is a long standing member of the Athletics & Recreation team, teaching mindfulness and wellness, bringing in a lens of body positivity with all of her classes. Hayley incorporates many styles into her classes, providing modifications where needed, and encourages participants to try and modify if necessary. Her approach to mindfulness, yoga, and meditation allows for all to take something new away each class and excited to come back for more.