Sports, Fitness and Health Classes


Sports, Fitness, and Health

201 Zumba Gold   Instructor Joyce Jennings, Licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold Instructor

The object of this class is to have fun and keep moving!  You will enjoy this low-pressure high-energy class.  Feel free to sit out a song or make up your own moves. Bring water, wear comfortable clothes and footwear with not a lot of tread.  Moves can be modified if you have bad knees, ankles or back.  Dancing makes the time fly and the calories burn!

Four Tuesdays  and Four Thursdays , beginning Tuesday October 1 and ending October 24, 10:00 am

Location: VFW, Route 706 Montrose

Fee: $40.00


202 Adaptive Chair Yoga   Instructor Mary Coyle, Certified Yoga Instructor

This class includes breathing and relaxation techniques, gentle yoga poses, gentle stretching, and strengthening exercise. Some poses are done while sitting in a chair; we also use the chair for support and balance as we stand during other poses. All yoga postures can be adapted for your individual abilities. Wear loose – fitting, comfortable clothing.

Eight Wednesdays beginning September 18,10:00 am to 11:00 am

Location: St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Main St. New Milford

Fee: $40.00


203 Hatha Yoga       Instructor Mary Coyle, Certified Yoga Instructor

This general Hatha Yoga class welcomes beginners and intermediate level yoga students. We begin with a few minutes of relaxation and breathing techniques; we then practice gentle warm-up stretches and move into a variety of beginner and intermediate yoga poses (asanas), giving everyone time to move into and out of each stretch without rushing. Assistance with any pose or stretching is part of good instruction! Always feel welcome to ask for help. A relaxation period completes each session. Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring your yoga mat. Blocks, straps, and knee pads are provided for your use.

Eight Wednesdays beginning September 18, 11:15 am to 12:45 pm

Location: St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Main St. New Milford

Fee: $40.00


204 Introduction to Drumming,  Berneice Brownell, facilitator

Hand Drumming.  Have you ever heard of a drum circle?  You are in for a treat.  Come join me to learn the art of conversing using the drum and other percussion.  We will experience how a rhythm comes together when individuals take a risk and put hands to the drum.  Frame, conga, and djembe drums are typically found in a circle, but we welcome all types.  Some drums will be available at the class.  Please bring your drum if you have one. Please indicate on the registration form if you will be needing a drum.

Four Sundays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, at 2:00 pm

Location: Private residence Route 29, directions will be sent by the instructor prior to the class

Fee: $20.00


205 Strength, Stretch, and Balance   Instructor: Natalie Roffey

Improve your balance, flexibility, strength, and coordination in this class. This class is for those out of shape individuals wishing to get in better shape, as well as those who just need to build on their strength, balance and flexibility.
Class members will need a mat and hand weights.
Question?  call or email… or (570)278-3562

Four Tuesdays and Four Thursdays beginning September 10, 8:45 am to 9:45 am

Location: VFW, Route 706 Montrose

Fee: $40.00


206 Intro to Meridians and the Five Elements    Instructor: Tami Noonan, LMT

Learn about the 14 meridians and their function in your body along with the 5 elements.  Understand your body clock and the seasons and how it affects your body.  Learn simple ways to aid in better health and vitality.

One Thursday, September 12, 7:00 pm

Location: Montrose Area High School, Room 7

Fee: $5.00


207 Zumba with Cass       Instructor Cassandra Blass, Zumba Instructor

Bring your two left feet to this awesome class and leave your worries at the door. The average calorie burn is around 800 and up calories per hour. From beginners to seasoned everyone is welcome and can enjoy this lively and social class. Casual loose clothing, towel, and water bottle are recommended for comfort. Side effects are grins, weight loss, sweating, and laughter.

Eight Mondays, beginning September 16 at 6:30 pm. No class October 14,

Location: Lathrop Street School, Montrose

Fee: $40.00


208 Beginning Tai Chi      Instructor Andrew Gardner,  Tai Chi teacher

In this class you will learn a yang style of Tai Chi Chuan from Andrew Gardner who has been practicing Tai Chi for nearly 30 years.  He studied with Master William Chen in New York City who was a disciple of Chen Man Ching in Taiwan, the last acknowledged grand master at the time.  Although Tai Chi is a defensive martial art, or inner martial art, it is more widely practiced as a form of meditation and for its benefits to general health and wellbeing.

Eight Mondays beginning September 9 at 10:00 am

Location: St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Main St. New Milford

Fee: $40.00


209 Tennis Instruction for Beginning and Intermediate Players        Canceled