Fitness

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | Meramec | Wildwood | South County Education & University Center | Off-Site

Move your body and activate your health. We offer a variety of fitness courses... something for everyone!

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314-984-7777

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Aquatics

ATTENTION Water Students:

Due to circumstances related to inclement weather, building and/or equipment malfunctioning or maintenance, the pool facilities used by Continuing Education may have to be closed with little or no advance notice. In these cases, no refunds will be offered, nor will make-ups be available because of tight scheduling of swimming, water exercise and other physical education classes. For additional information regarding the various college pools, please call:

Family Swim

Have fun as a family as you swim, dive or lounge in our pool. One parent/guardian per non-swimming child. One parent/guardian per three children if they can swim. All participants must register. **
PEDU:720 | 12 sessions | $79 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P01 Th 5-6:50 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 23 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/19.

Lap Swim

Get a great workout before you start your day! Pool setup allows students to swim laps during this time. Lockers are available; however, you must provide your own towel and lock for your valuables. **
PEDU:721 | 12 sessions | $39 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
P02 TuTh 7-7:50 a.m.
Jan. 28-March 5 | FV-PE, Pool
P04 TuTh 7-7:50 a.m.
March 24-April 30 | FV-PE, Pool
PEDU:721 | 16 sessions | $49 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 MWF 7-7:50 a.m.
Jan. 27-March 4 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P03 MWF 7-7:50 a.m.
March 23-April 27 | FV-PE, Pool

Open Lap Swim

Pool will be open for credit and non-credit students to swim laps during this time. Lockers are available; however, you must provide your own towel and lock for your valuables. **
PEDU:721 | 60 sessions | $51 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P05 MTuWTh 8-8:50 a.m.
Jan. 21-May 12 | MC-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16, 3/17, 3/18, 3/19.

Swimming Skills: Beginning/Intermediate

Not the strongest swimmer? It’s time to change that! Acquire basic through intermediate swimming skills, and feel confident in the water and around water activities. Emphasis on the primary strokes, buoyancy techniques, breath control and acquiring endurance. **
PEDU:722 | 8 sessions | $43 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 Sa 10-10:50 a.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
Feb. 8-April 18 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/7, 3/21, 4/11.
P02 Sa 11-11:50 a.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
Feb. 8-April 18 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/7, 3/21, 4/11.

NEW! Swimming Skills: Advanced

Gain more confidence in the water and around water with advanced instruction. Emphasis on lap swimming techniques, breath control and acquiring endurance. **
PEDU:722 | 12 sessions | $53 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P03 Sa 8-8:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Feb. 1-April 25 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/21, 4/11.

Aquafusion

Use various resistance equipment like dumbbells and noodles in this high energy class to build cardio capacity and strengthen main muscle groups. Great exercise to increase your strength and endurance, leaving you feeling great and looking good! **
PEDU:729 | 14 sessions | $55 AGE 60+ | $85 REG
P17 MW 6-6:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
Jan. 22-March 11 | MC-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P18 MW 6-6:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
March 23-May 6 | MC-PE, Pool

FABS: For Over Forty, Abs, Balance and Strength

Are you over forty? Do you want tighter abs to help with balance? Do you loathe the thought of pumping iron in a gym but would still like to build muscle and increase strength? Then this FABSulous class is for you! As we age, our bellies tend to get bigger, our balance becomes a bit off kilter and our muscles start to sag (especially the back of those arms). Using various water equipment, FABS class will tighten your tummy, improve your balance and build major muscle groups. **
PEDU:729 | 14 sessions | $55 AGE 60+ | $85 REG
P19 MW 7-7:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
Jan. 22-March 11 | MC-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P20 MW 7-7:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
March 23-May 6 | MC-PE, Pool

Aquafusion/FABS

Enjoy the best of both worlds! Come join this high energy combo class for tighter abs and better balance while building muscle. Incorporate various resistance equipment like dumbbells and noodles to build cardio capacity and increase your strength and endurance. **
PEDU:729 | 14 sessions | $55 AGE 60+ | $85 REG
P13 TuTh 1-1:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
Jan. 21-March 5 | MC-PE, Pool
P14 MWF 1-1:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
Jan. 22-Feb. 24 | MC-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P15 MWF 1-1:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
March 23-April 22 | MC-PE, Pool
P16 TuTh 1-1:50 p.m. | Terri Williams
March 24-May 7 | MC-PE, Pool

Gentle Aqua Dance

Splash and dance your way to fitness in this fun, easy to follow, low-impact, water-based workout! Gentle Aqua Dance integrates dance-fitness moves with water-based exercises, just at a slower pace. **
PEDU:729 | 12 sessions | $53 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P21 MW 9-9:50 a.m. | Neil Skid
Jan. 27-March 9 | MC-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P22 MW 9-9:50 a.m. | Neil Skid
March 23-April 29 | MC-PE, Pool

Water Aerobics

Experience a low impact shallow water workout with exercise movements and fun music where you can choose your own intensity level. Swimming ability is not required for this class. **
PEDU:729 | 14 sessions | $55 AGE 60+ | $85 REG
P09 TuTh 8-8:50 a.m. | Yolanda Woodard
Jan. 28-March 12 | FV-PE, Pool
P10 TuTh 8-8:50 a.m. | Yolanda Woodard
March 31-May 14 | FV-PE, Pool

Water Exercise

Get a total body workout! Tone, strengthen and achieve flexibility and circulatory endurance while exercising in the water. No more stiff and sore muscles! All skill levels are welcome as you will work at your own pace. **
PEDU:729 | 12 sessions | $53 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P23 Sa 9-9:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Feb. 1-April 25 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/21, 4/11.
PEDU:729 | 15 sessions | $57 AGE 60+ | $89 REG
P11 TuTh 9-9:50 a.m. | Gary Ketcherside
Jan. 21-March 10 | MC-PE, Pool
P12 TuTh 9-9:50 a.m. | Gary Ketcherside
March 24-May 12 | MC-PE, Pool
PEDU:729 | 16 sessions | $61 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P01 MWF 8-8:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Jan. 27-March 4 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P02 MWF 9-9:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Jan. 27-March 4 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P03 MWF 10-10:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Jan. 27-March 4 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P04 MWF 11-11:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
Jan. 27-March 4 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P05 MWF 8-8:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
March 23-April 27 | FV-PE, Pool
P06 MWF 9-9:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
March 23-April 27 | FV-PE, Pool
P07 MWF 10-10:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
March 23-April 27 | FV-PE, Pool
P08 MWF 11-11:50 a.m. | Daniel Vogt
March 23-April 27 | FV-PE, Pool

Aerobic and Strength Exercise

Dance Aerobics

Enjoy a fun, full body workout including cardio and toning set to contemporary music. Bring light weights (one to three pounds) and a mat. No dance experience required. **
PEDU:750 | 12 sessions | $56.50 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P01 W 6-6:50 p.m. | Susan Pellegrino
Feb. 5-April 22 | St. Paul UCC, Social Hall

NEW! Latin Hip Hop

Come ready to sweat, shake, shimmy and sass your way through Latin hip hop and prepare to leave feeling empowered and strong. Class introduces easy to follow choreography, perfect for all levels. Moves like the original salsa, merengue, reggaeton and cumbia rhythms to popular upbeat songs. **
PEDU:754 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P03 Tu 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Jan. 28-March 17 | Z Total Body
P04 Th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 30-March 19 | Z Total Body

NEW! Baby Weights

A fitness class designed for the new mom. Tone arms, legs and core while spending time with baby and getting back in shape. All fitness levels welcome. Best suited for moms with babies in pre-walking stage. **
PEDU:755 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P16 M 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 3-March 30 | St Lou Dance Crew
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P17 Th 10-10:45 a.m.
Feb. 6-March 26 | St Lou Dance Crew

Stretch and Strength

Develop and increase flexibility, core stability and muscular strength. Using restorative and de-stressing elements, this class incorporates intense and deep stretches using every part of the body and core strengthening exercises supported by breathing and meditation techniques. While originally developed for dancers, this class is fantastic for anyone who wishes to develop their flexibility and muscular stamina. **
PEDU:755 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P18 W 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Feb. 5-March 25 | St Lou Dance Crew
P19 Sa 10-11 a.m.
Feb. 8-March 28 | St Lou Dance Crew

Fitness Flex for Women

Achieve your fitness goals through low-impact movement using a variety of music and hand weights, concluding with stretching for posture and flexibility. All levels of experience welcome; floor mat and one- to two-pound weights recommended. **
PEDU:755 | 10 sessions | $65.50 AGE 60+ | $89 REG
P11 M 7-8 p.m. | Marsha Fey
Feb. 10-May 4 | Sperreng, Small Gym
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16, 4/13.
P12 Tu 7-8 p.m. | Marsha Fey
March 3-May 12 | Sperreng, Small Gym
• NOTE: No class 3/17.

Cardio and 30 Abs

Challenge yourself with this 60-minute calorie burner that will leave you invigorated and stronger! Get your heart pumping and fat burning with exercises focused on cardio and abs with a concentration on upper/lower abdominals, sides/obliques and back core strength. Core and posture are targeted throughout the class to let you leave standing taller and stronger. **
PEDU:754 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P05 Su 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Jan. 26-March 15 | Z Total Body

HIIT After 40

This total-body, moderately-high intensity interval workout uses a variety of bodyweight and light-weight exercises to tone and tighten for that fit, strong and healthy version of you! Designed to help overall health and toning and to inform and motivate in a fun supportive way. Please bring mat to class. **
PEDU:747 | 7 sessions | $44 AGE 60+ | $65 REG
P07 Tu 6-7 p.m. | Trish Werner
Jan. 21-March 3 | MC-PE, 201
P08 Tu 7-8 p.m. | Trish Werner
Jan. 21-March 3 | MC-PE, 201
P09 Tu 6-7 p.m. | Trish Werner
March 24-May 5 | MC-PE, 201
P10 Tu 7-8 p.m. | Trish Werner
March 24-May 5 | MC-PE, 201

Fit and Fabulous Over 60

Functional fitness trains muscles for safer, more efficient every-day movement, which is increasingly important as we age. In this class, enjoy a variety of chair exercises; stretches for flexibility; balance work; and strength building with light weights, bands, pilate rings and balls. Work on balance with security of a chair or barre. Fun hour of socializing, singing, talking and laughing while working the mind and body all through fitness moves for all levels. **
PEDU:754 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P02 M 3-4 p.m.
Jan. 27-March 23 | Z Total Body
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

Senior Fitness

Come get fit and increase your stability and flexibility. The class involves standing and sitting in a chair while using light weights (one pound), small balls, and stretch bands to enhance fitness with music to add to the fun. Includes light stretching and relaxation. Wear sturdy athletic shoes and bring towel and water to class. **
SENR:704 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 W 1-1:50 p.m.
Feb. 5-March 25 | ADIVA Dance Center

Zumba® Gold

Come join in the fun and get fit with the upbeat tempo of Latin and international music! Zumba Gold® takes a lower intensity approach to Zumba® dance, making this class perfect for older active adults or individuals with limited physical ability. Exercises will include proper breathing and gentle stretching and are modified to help work on your posture, strength and balance. Zumba Gold® is a trademark of Zumba Fitness, LLC. used under license (ADIVA Dance Center). **
PEDU:747 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 W 11-11:50 a.m.
Feb. 5-March 25 | ADIVA Dance Center

NEW! POUND® Fitness Rockout Workout

Strike the ground and make some noise! This cardio drumming fitness class, with roots in pilates and yoga, focuses on toning your legs and tightening your core. All fitness levels welcome. Course taught by a master trainer and group fitness instructor. POUND® is a registered trademark of Pound Rockout Workout, LLC. **
PEDU:747 | 8 sessions | $36.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P03 MW 5-6 p.m. | Bridgett Gordon
Feb. 3-March 2 | FV-PE, 233
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P04 MW 6:15-7:15 p.m. | Bridgett Gordon
Feb. 3-March 2 | FV-PE, 233
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P05 MW 5-6 p.m. | Bridgett Gordon
March 23-April 15 | FV-PE, 233
P06 MW 6:15-7:15 p.m. | Bridgett Gordon
March 23-April 15 | FV-PE, 233

NEW! Trampoline and TRX® Strength

Trampoline meets TRX. Cardio spurts on a personal trampoline. Jump on and off the trampoline right into TRX strength moves. TRX is a form of suspension training that uses body weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Double fat burning and muscle toning all in one class. TRX® is a trademark of Fitness Anywhere, LLC. used under license (Z Total Body). **
PEDU:754 | 8 sessions | $49 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P06 Sa 8:30-9 a.m.
Feb. 1-March 21 | Z Total Body

NEW! TRX® Strength and HIIT Express

TRX is a form of suspension training that uses body weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Class will end with an express workout of exercises repeated back-to-back for a great calorie and fat burner by using full body to improve athletic capacity and conditioning. TRX® is a trademark of Fitness Anywhere, LLC. used under license (Z Total Body). **
PEDU:754 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P01 M 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Jan. 27-March 23 | Z Total Body
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

Kickin’ Fitness

Get away from your boring exercise routine and engage every muscle in your body with this fun, high-energy cardio exercise. This total body workout will help you burn calories, relieve stress and get into shape fast — all while learning some self-defense moves along the way! All levels are welcome. **
PEDU:744 | 10 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P02 Tu 7-8 p.m.
March 3-May 12 | Sperreng, Large Gym
• NOTE: No class 3/17.
P01 W 7-8 p.m.
Feb. 26-April 29 | The Martial Arts Ctr

Boot Camp

Boot Camp with Shark Fitness

Challenge yourself with resistance training, calisthenics, short runs, and drills designed to work every major muscle group in this 60-minute class. Learn the correct way to train in terms of form, tempo and exercise selection. Despite the group setting, this intense class will challenge you individually to give your best and expect optimal results. Expect hard-core training, not selfies and high fives. Bring a towel or mat and water. Class held in the gym and may head outside when weather permits; dress appropriately. Meet at the entrance to the PE building on O parking lot.
PEDU:755 | 10 sessions | $139 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P08 MWF 5:45-6:45 a.m.
Feb. 21-March 13 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
P09 TuTh 5:45-6:45 a.m.
April 14-May 14 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
P10 TuTh 9:30-10:30 a.m.
April 14-May 14 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
PEDU:755 | 12 sessions | $159 AGE 60+ | $159 REG
P04 TuTh 5:45-6:45 a.m.
Jan. 14-Feb. 20 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
P05 TuTh 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Jan. 14-Feb. 20 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
P06 TuTh 5:45-6:45 a.m.
Feb. 25-April 9 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
• NOTE: No class 3/17, 3/19.
P07 TuTh 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Feb. 25-April 9 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
• NOTE: No class 3/17, 3/19.
PEDU:755 | 15 sessions | $195 AGE 60+ | $195 REG
P03 MWF 5:45-6:45 a.m.
March 23-April 24 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
P02 MW 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Jan. 13-March 9 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
• NOTE: No class 1/20, 2/17.
P01 MWF 5:45-6:45 a.m.
Jan. 13-Feb. 19 | MC-PE, Gym East Lobby
• NOTE: No class 1/20, 2/17.

T'ai Chi

Chen T’ai Chi: Beginning

Strengthen your body through slow, smooth movements; increase energy with mindful breathing; and improve balance through the constant shift of body weight. T’ai Chi is a traditional form of martial arts that helps boost self-healing power, stimulates the brain and promotes coordination. All ages and levels of ability can harvest the health benefits of T’ai Chi. **
PEDU:766 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P06 W 10-10:50 a.m. | Alex Chen
Feb. 5-April 1 | MC-PE, 201
• NOTE: No class 3/18.
P07 W 6-6:50 p.m. | Alex Chen
Feb. 5-April 1 | MC-PE, 201
• NOTE: No class 3/18.

T’ai Chi Chih: Beginning

Begin your T’ai Chi Chih journey by learning 19 movements and one pose of this moving meditation. Its purpose is to circulate and balance one’s chi or vital force life energy. Health benefits include better balance, blood pressure control and reduction in symptoms associated with stress, shingles and arthritis. No shoes are allowed inside the yoga studio. **
PEDU:766 | 5 sessions | $36 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P04 Tu 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Jeanette Miller
April 14-May 12 | Solar Yoga Center
PEDU:766 | 10 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P03 Tu 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Jeanette Miller
Feb. 4-April 7 | Solar Yoga Center

T’ai Chi Chih: Beginning/Continuing

Expand your T’ai Chi Chih journey by learning 19 movements and one pose of this moving meditation. Beginners learn from an experienced instructor and classmates while continuing students enhance their own movements. Its purpose is to circulate and balance one’s chi or vital force life energy. Health benefits include better balance, blood pressure control and reduction in symptoms associated with stress, shingles and arthritis. **
PEDU:766 | 10 sessions | $39 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P05 Th 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Jeanette Miller
Feb. 20-April 30 | FV-PE, 233
• NOTE: No class 3/19.

T’ai Chi Chih: Continuing

Ready to amplify your T’ai Chi Chih practice? Complete a practice of the 19 movements and one pose each week, explore key principles of the form and refine individual movements. Prerequisite: T’ai Chi Chih: Beginning. No shoes are allowed inside the yoga studio. **
PEDU:767 | 5 sessions | $36 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P04 Tu 1:15-2:15 p.m. | Jeanette Miller
April 14-May 12 | Solar Yoga Center
PEDU:767 | 10 sessions | $44 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P03 Tu 1:15-2:15 p.m. | Jeanette Miller
Feb. 4-April 7 | Solar Yoga Center

Introduction to T’ai Chi for Health

Experience a moving meditation of safe, low-impact exercise while improving strength, balance and flexibility in this introduction to T’ai Chi. Introduces basic principles and practices like focused breathing, coordinated mindful movement and focused weight shifting. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and flat soled shoes. **
PEDU:766 | 6 sessions | $31 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 M 5-6 p.m. | Dennis Winschel
Jan. 27-March 9 | STLCC-South County, 125
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
PEDU:766 | 8 sessions | $35.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P02 M 5-6 p.m. | Dennis Winschel
March 23-May 11 | STLCC-South County, 125

T’ai Chi for Health: Intermediate

For those who have completed Introduction to T’ai Chi for Health and are currently practicing T’ai Chi principles and open to progressing in their practice, this class builds on the beginners' class with more integrated whole body movements. T’ai Chi remains a safe low-impact exercise for improving strength, balance, flexibility, mental acuity and mindfulness. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and flat soled shoes. **
PEDU:767 | 6 sessions | $31 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 Tu 10-11 a.m. | Dennis Winschel
Jan. 21-Feb. 25 | STLCC-South County, 125
P02 Tu 10-11 a.m. | Dennis Winschel
March 24-May 5 | STLCC-South County, 125

Self Defense

Kung Fu Shaolin Black Dragon

Learn practical self-defense techniques through an introduction to Kung Fu, emotional and physical balance, technique, style and disciplined training. Build self-confidence and gain the ability to avoid or deal with unexpected confrontation. **
PEDU:743 | 10 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P09 Su 1-3 p.m.
Feb. 23-May 3 | CODA Martial Arts
• NOTE: No class 4/12.

Systema: Russian Self-Defense

Learn the innovative and versatile self-defense tactics of Systema, the Russian martial art. Based on instinctive reactions, individual strengths and characteristics specifically designed for fast learning. Systema tactics are quick, realistic and effective against any type of opponent under any circumstance. In Systema, the synergy of three components creates a true warrior combat skill, strong spirit and healthy body. Class will push your body and test your spirit. **
PEDU:743 | 10 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P05 Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m.
March 3-May 5 | St. Louis Fite Club

Krav Maga

Are you prepared to defend yourself in an attack? Krav Maga, the preferred system for U.S. military units and law enforcement agencies, is an exciting, aggressive and fast-paced class designed to prepare both the body and mind for violent attacks. Utilizing stress drills to mimic real life situations, new students and repeat beginners will practice self-defense and hand-to-hand combat techniques to quickly and effectively finish a fight or attack situation. Class is hands-on and fully interactive. No shoes on mats; athletic wear required. **
PEDU:743 | 10 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P10 M 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 27-April 6 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Chesterfield
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P11 Th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 2 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Chesterfield
P03 Th noon-1 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 2 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton
P04 Sa 10-11 a.m.
March 7-May 16 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton
• NOTE: No class 4/11
Women Only:
P02 Tu 6-7 p.m.
Jan. 28-March 31 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton

Nikita: Covert Self-Defense for Women

Arm yourself with the skills necessary to handle any violent or confrontational situation with this highly individualized and practical training. Learn hand-to-hand self-defense, situational awareness, armed/unarmed tactical training, child protection, improvised weapons, weapon recognition/concealment, vehicle and home defense, defense against multiple attackers, and psychological manipulation of attackers. **
PEDU:743 | 10 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P06 Th 5:45-6:45 p.m.
March 5-May 7 | St. Louis Fite Club

Practical Self-Defense for Women I

Maximize your own power and gain confidence in your ability to defend against personal attacks with easy-to-learn, highly effective techniques. A great intro for novices and refresher for students with previous training. This course is led by a female instructor with more than 25 years experience in martial arts. Class covers situational awareness, stand-up defense (striking and kicking), defense against grab attacks and grappling techniques to escape from ground attacks. Hands-on basic physical fitness required to practice techniques with partners. Minors age 16-17 enrolled in course must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Registration and signed waiver required for each participant. All gear is provided. No shoes on mats. Athletic wear required. **
PEDU:743 | 1 session | $25 AGE 60+ | $25 REG
P07 F 6-9 p.m. | Gina Breadon
Feb. 21 | MC-PE, 105
P01 F 6-9 p.m.
April 17 | CODA Martial Arts
P08 Sa 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Gina Breadon
May 2 | MC-PE, 105

Yoga, Pilates and Barre

Dynamic Stretch

Increase the range of motion in your muscles and joints through specialized lengthening and stretching techniques designed to help release muscle tension, decrease stress and enhance coordination. Bring a towel and mat. **
PEDU:755 | 12 sessions | $45 AGE 60+ | $75 REG
P15 Tu 8-8:50 a.m. | Gary Ketcherside
Feb. 4-April 28 | MC-PE, 201
• NOTE: No class 3/17.

NEW! Deep Stretch and Restorative Yoga

Focus on unwinding chronic tension and pain through gentle movement and work with therapy balls and foam rollers. We all carry chronic tension in various areas of our bodies, and we all have habitual ways we sit, walk and carry ourselves. Poor postural habits and chronic tension can lead to discomfort, pain and anxiety. Learn simple techniques for daily use to help with stress and increase a sense of calmness. No yoga experience is necessary; however, many techniques used in this class are done on the floor. Must be able to get on and off the floor. **
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $65 AGE 60+ | $65 REG
P37 Su 4-5:15 p.m.
Feb. 2-March 15 | South River Yoga
P38 Su 4-5:15 p.m.
March 29-May 17 | South River Yoga
• NOTE: No class 4/12.

NEW! Yin Yoga

This slower-paced style of yoga, based on the Meridian Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a meditative practice primarily done on the floor with postures held for longer periods of time, usually three to five minutes. The longer holds target specific energetic lines as well as connective tissues, including ligaments, joints and fascia. No yoga experience is necessary. **
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $65 AGE 60+ | $65 REG
P39 Th 4:30-5:40 p.m.
Jan. 30-March 12 | South River Yoga
P40 Th 4:30-5:40 p.m.
March 26-May 7 | South River Yoga

NEW! Alignment Principles of Yoga

In this beginner yoga class learn how to assess and adjust your body alignment to develop strength and flexibility. Through mindful movement, help restore your mental and physical health, possibly even alleviating painful conditions like sore back and knees. Safe and effective for all levels and experience W
PEDU:761 | 11 sessions | $95 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P19 Th 6:45-7:45 a.m.
Jan. 16-March 26 | Yoga 108 at The City Studio

NEW! Rise and Shine Yoga

Flow through yoga poses and sequences that build strength, flexibility and balance. Opportunity to try or practice more challenging asanas and modifications will be offered if necessary. Come relax our mind and restore your energy. All levels of yoga experience welcome. **
PEDU:761 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P20 M 8-9 a.m.
Jan. 27-March 23 | Z Total Body
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

Yoga Basics

New to yoga or desire a slow, gentle pace? Learn standard yoga postures, flexibility and correct breathing techniques. Bring a towel and mat. **
PEDU:761 | 10 sessions | $52 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P01 M 12:15-1:15 p.m. | Kelly Kauffmann
Feb. 24-April 27 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, Gym

Gentle Yoga

Enjoy a gentle combination of yoga exercises to help improve flexibility and core balance. Great for stress relief and relaxation. Individual yoga practice will be encouraged. Bring a mat, towel and water. **
PEDU:761 | 4 sessions | $30 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
F06 M 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Nicole Thompson
Jan. 13-Feb. 10 | Queeny Park, Multi Rm
• NOTE: No class 1/20.
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $41.50 AGE 60+ | $55 REG
P07 M 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Nicole Thompson
March 2-May 11 | Queeny Park, Multi Rm
• NOTE: No class 3/16, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27.
PEDU:761 | 8 sessions | $79 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P12 Th 7-8 p.m.
Jan. 23-March 12 | Masterpeace Studios
P13 Th 7-8 p.m.
March 26-May 14 | Masterpeace Studios

Yoga

Relax, calm your mind and experience vibrant healing energy. Learn to use breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques to bring a total sense of well-being and integration of mind and body. Bring a towel, mat, yoga belt and resistance band. **
PEDU:761 | 10 sessions | $62.50 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P03 Tu 1-2:30 p.m. | Christine Yonker
Feb. 4-April 7 | Big Bend Yoga Center
PEDU:761 | 13 sessions | $75.50 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P17 M 6-7 p.m. | Sharon Danyluck
Feb. 10-May 11 | Sunset Hills CC, Multi Rm
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P18 M 7:15-8:15 p.m. | Sharon Danyluck
Feb. 10-May 11 | Sunset Hills CC, Multi Rm
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

Yoga: Continuing

Continue to build your yoga skills while learning to relax, calm your mind and experience vibrant healing energy. Learn to use breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques to bring a total sense of well-being and integration of mind and body. Bring a towel and mat. Prerequisite: Prior yoga experience. **
PEDU:761 | 10 sessions | $52 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P02 M 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Kelly Kauffmann
Feb. 24-April 27 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, Gym
PEDU:761 | 10 sessions | $62.50 AGE 60+ | $95 REG
P04 Th 9-10:30 a.m. | Karen Martinez
Feb. 6-April 9 | Big Bend Yoga Center

Iyengar Yoga

Well known for its highly developed teaching methodology and rigorous teacher training program, Iyengar yoga’s complete integration of postures and yoga philosophy brings physical health and vigor, mental clarity, emotional serenity and poise. Postures are taught by certified teachers in a safe, orderly progression with emphasis on body alignment, intelligent actions in each posture, observation and correction of the students. Lowest level of Iyengar yoga certification takes seven to 10 years. Taught by one of the few Iyengar certified teachers in the St. Louis area. Bring a yoga mat. **
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $42.50 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
Beginning:
P10 W 7:45-9 p.m. | Robert Gadon
Jan. 22-March 4 | WW, 102B
P11 W 7:45-9 p.m. | Robert Gadon
March 25-May 6 | WW, 102B
Continuing:
P08 W 6:15-7:30 p.m. | Robert Gadon
Jan. 22-March 4 | WW, 102B
P09 W 6:15-7:30 p.m. | Robert Gadon
March 25-May 6 | WW, 102B

BUTI Yoga®

Are you ready to be empowered and get a great workout? The BUTI style fuses yoga and tribal-inspired dance with hip spiraling and plyometrics into an exciting, high-intensity workout that transforms your body from the inside out. Bring a towel and water; mats provided. BUTI Yoga® is a trademark of Buti Fitness, Inc. **
PEDU:761 | 10 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P05 Tu 5:30-6:15 p.m.
March 10-May 12 | Flex Fitness Studio

Yoga for Healthy Aging

Designed for those who don't think they can "do yoga." Focus on maintaining and increasing joint mobility, increasing muscular endurance, strengthening the bones and improving balance. Regardless of age, shape, physical limitations or health circumstances, the instructor works with each student to create unique yoga poses in a safe and comfortable setting. The poses of this class will be done in a chair or using the chair for support in the middle of the room. Chairs and props are provided. No yoga experience is needed. **
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $65 AGE 60+ | $65 REG
P33 F 11 a.m.-noon
Jan. 31-March 13 | South River Yoga
P34 F 11 a.m.-noon
March 27-May 8 | South River Yoga
The following Monday classes incorporate light weights:
P32 M 10:45 a.m.-noon
Jan. 27-March 16 | South River Yoga
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P35 M 10:45 a.m.-noon
March 30-May 11 | South River Yoga
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

Yoga for Seniors

Open your mind to a new understanding of your body with this gentle, slow-paced combination of stretch and strength work. Breath work and meditation are great for calming and relieving stress. Bring a mat, towel and water. **
SENR:704 | 8 sessions | $79 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P02 Th 10-11 a.m.
March 26-May 14 | Masterpeace Studios

NEW! Classical Chair Yoga

Enjoy a flowing yoga and ballet fusion set entirely to stimulating music. Focus on breath, posture, meditation, flexibility, movement and stress relief. Start or end your day feeling positive, refreshed and energized. As featured on St. Louis Public Radio and in the Ladue News, come try this one-of-a-kind program for yourself! **
PEDU:761 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P27 W 9-9:45 a.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 22-March 11 | FV-PE, 233
P30 W 2-2:45 p.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 22-March 11 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, A
P29 M 7:30-8:15 p.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 27-March 30 | WW, 102B
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16.
P28 W 9-9:45 a.m. | Vitality Ballet
March 25-May 13 | FV-PE, 233
P31 W 2-2:45 p.m. | Vitality Ballet
March 25-May 13 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, A

Yogalates

Enjoy the benefits of yoga, pilates and core strengthening as you exercise and stretch with a challenging and relaxing workout! Bring water, towel and yoga mat. **
PEDU:756 | 6 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P01 Th 5:30-7 p.m. | Denise Motta
Feb. 6-March 12 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, A
P02 Th 5:30-7 p.m. | Denise Motta
April 2-May 7 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, A

Pilates

Strengthen, lengthen and tone muscle while increasing your flexibility. Learn how to execute pilates movements while focusing on breathing, allowing your mind and body to unite. Bring a towel and mat. **
PEDU:756 | 13 sessions | $50 AGE 60+ | $89 REG
P03 W 6:10-7:05 p.m. | Katherine McMeans
Jan. 22-April 22 | MC-PE, 105
• NOTE: No class 3/18.
P04 M 6:10-7:05 p.m. | Katherine McMeans
Jan. 27-May 4 | MC-PE, 105
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16.

NEW! Balance Barre 55+

Explore a fun, effective way to develop balance, posture, coordination, flexibility and strength based on your individual needs. Participate while standing or seated with music, traditional terminology and a focus on achieving wellness goals. Featured on St. Louis Public Radio and in the Ladue News, this class was created by a professional dancer with the St. Louis Ballet and is taught by area professional dancers so you can see the proper technique performed and learn correct body placement. Suited for adults age 55+ of all abilities and backgrounds. Come try this one-of-a-kind program for yourself! **
PEDU:761 | 7 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P24 Th 9-9:45 a.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 23-March 5 | WW, 102B
PEDU:761 | 8 sessions | $69 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P21 Tu 1-1:45 p.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 21-March 10 | MC-PE, 201
P26 M 11:15 a.m.-noon | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 27-March 30 | Affton White-Rodgers CC, A
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16.
P23 M 9:30-10:15 a.m. | Vitality Ballet
Jan. 27-March 30 | FV-PE, 233
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16.
P22 Tu 1-1:45 p.m. | Vitality Ballet
March 24-May 12 | MC-PE, 201
P25 Th 9-9:45 a.m. | Vitality Ballet
March 26-May 14 | WW, 102B

Keep Your Bones Strong I

Practice and learn how to enhance your bone strength from an internationally certified yoga therapist. Gain insight into the science of bone and pertinent research, and receive a personal anatomical assessment. You will discover how to foster balance and tensile strength while enhancing muscle stability and joint alignment with targeted movement. Must not have osteoporosis. Must be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a yoga mat, towel, blanket and water. **
PEDU:761 | 6 sessions | $34.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P14 W 7-8:15 p.m. | Pamela Todd
Jan. 22-Feb. 26 | MC-PE, 201

NEW! Keep Your Bones Strong II

Continue with hatha yoga based upon current yoga therapy research and best practices for bone health. Must not have osteoporosis. Must be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a yoga mat, towel, blanket and water. Prerequisite: Keep Your Bones Strong I. **
PEDU:761 | 6 sessions | $34.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P15 W 7-8 p.m. | Pamela Todd
March 11-April 29 | MC-PE, 201
• NOTE: No class 3/18, 4/8.

 
**: Assumption of Risk, Release and Waiver of Liability must be signed at first class.


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