Course #







    Winter 2020
    Fitness Classes
    All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center, 300 Building.
    Body Balance -  9  classes           
    Improve your flexibility, strength, and balance by using three disciplines; ballet, Pilates, and yoga, for a full body workout using only low-impact movements.  Modifications will allow a range of student levels to participate, while all students will engage in the use of isometric holds, small range movements, and large range movements.  Finding balance in your body by improving strength and flexibility, is the core aim of this class. Please bring light weights and a mat.*No class 2/14
    292337 1/10-3/13*  8-9am  Rm 304
    Reg $40/Seniors $36 Lie 
    Tiger's Breath Qigong-  10 classes                        
    Qigong means the cultivation of your vital energy. Learn acupressure points to balance energy and boost your immune system; Qigong principles, such as posture and breathing techniques to apply in everyday life; and the Tiger's Breath Qigong form for balance, strength, coordination, and flexibility.
    292330 T 1/7-3/10 9:45-10:45am  Rm 304 Reg $50/Seniors $45 Elise Ching
    Heartbeats -   18 classes                          


    A low-impact aerobics class that is suited for all ages.  Please bring a mat for floor work.

    *No Class 1/20, 2/17

    292337 M,W 1/6-3/11* 8:30-9:30am Rm 304 Reg $80/Seniors $72 Clark
    Stretch Strength Balance -  18 classes           

    Join this twice-a-week session of strength, stretching and balance-training to maintain and improve your quality of life by building muscle mass and bone density. Lessen arthritis pain, restore balance, and help control your weight, and improve your heart health. Bring a mat, towel, two weights (3 lbs or less), and one medium-strength tension band.  *No Class 1/20, 2/17

    291130 M,W 1/13-3/9* 10-11:15am  Rm 304 Reg $110/Seniors $99 Piaggio-Weiss 
    Yoga 101                           
    These Yoga classes seek to provide relief from pain, support a more balanced and optimal level of functioning, increase in joint R.O.M., lengthen and strengthen muscles and lastly, an overall wonderful mood booster. Classes may include both gentle and therapeutic as well as Hatha yoga postures. BE PREPARED to BREATHE :) Students supply their own mat for these classes.
    292231 M


    8 classes

    5-6pm Rm 304 Reg $50/Seniors $45  Laws
    292234  W 


    10 classes 

    5-6pm  Rm 304  Reg $60/Seniors $54  Laws 
    292238 F


    9 classes 

     9:15- 10:30am  Rm 304 Reg $70/Seniors $63   Laws
    Hatha Yoga for Strength and Balance -  10 classes    

    Come join this well-rounded yoga class that utilizes foundational yoga postures to improve strength, range of motion and balance.  This practice will integrate breath with movement and the instructor will apply various instructional techniques (demonstration and verbal cues) to facilitate stable alignment for students.   All experience levels welcome.  Please bring a yoga mat: other props are provided. 

    292230 Tu 1/7-3/10  8:30-9:30 am  Rm 304  Reg $50/Seniors $45 Lewis 
    292233 W 1/8-3/11 11:30-12:45pm Rm 304 Reg $80/Seniors $72 Lewis
    292235 Th 1/9-3/12 8:30-9:30 am  Rm 304  Reg $50/Seniors $45 Lewis 
    Intermediate Hatha Yoga   
    Students will be expected to have some level of yoga experience, at the very least the basic foundational elements. Prepare to explore your connection to movement and the breath. Incorporating more heat through physical activity and linking posture-to-posture will build stamina and strength. Like a rung on a ladder, this is just a first step among many; what is left after you have learned the form? Come join us and find out more about the relationship between the body, breath and some of the more subtle aspects of the Yoga practice.*No classes the week of 11/25-11/29
    292236 Th


     8 classes

     11:15-12:30 pm  Rm 304  Reg $60/Seniors $54 Piaggio-Weiss
    292239 F


     9 classes

    10:45-Noon Rm 304 Reg $70/Seniors $63 Laws
    Restorative Yin Yoga - 10 classes

    This class combines the benefits of two yoga styles:Yin and Restorative.  Yin Yoga is meant to increase range of motion by improving flexibility of connective tissues in the lower back, pelvis and hip sockets.  This class is practiced on the mat, using props to fully support the body. Restorative elements help students passively hold poses and find a deeper acceptance of self through stillness and surrender. 

    292232 Th 1/9-3/12 9:45 - 11am  Rm 304  Reg $80/Seniors $72 Lewis
    Therapeutic Inspired Yoga - 8 classes
    The ancient art of yoga is applied to relieve some of the most common aches and pains through long holds of yoga poses. Students will be required to fill out an intake form to allow the instructor to lead a safe and effective class that brings benefit to all participants. 
    292237 M 1/13-3/9 11:30-12;45pm  Rm 304  Reg $60/Seniors $54 Piaggio-Weiss
    Winter Holidays:  1/20, 2/14, 2/17    
    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek