Health, Safety, and Physical Fitness

C25K-BEGINNER’S RUNNING PROGRAM Fall 2017

Start Date:  Saturday, September 9

Glen Rock Duck Pond, 149 Alan Avenue, Glen Rock

Time:  9:00-10:00 a.m

Cost: $90

 

NJ Masters premier running Club is offering this very popular beginner level program for those with little or no running experience, or those looking to improve their overall fitness.  The Couch to 5K (C25K) is a fun and non-competitive program that offers weekly group training sessions that will take you from being a couch potato to running your first 5k.  Enrollment fee includes 8 weeks plan with a certified coach, t-shirt, race entry to the Terri Roemer Paramus 5km on October 15th and a one-year membership to the North Jersey Masters Running Club.  For further information, please contact c25k@njmasters.com or call (201) 540-9701.  Register through Midland Park Continuing Education. www.mpsnj.org

 

BARRE METHOD     FEE: $92

Wednesday, 6:45-7:45 p.m.  (8 sess. beg. Sept. 27)               Midland Park H.S.

You’ve read about it in magazines, you’ve heard about it from celebrities. Come see what the buzz is about with a cutting-edge method that will firm, tone and challenge you. The muscle shaping technique of isometrics, the elongating method of dance conditioning and the fat burning format of interval training. It is designed to sculpt abs, strengthen core, shape the arms, and slim and lift the hips, thighs and seat! Participants should bring a mat and a pair of light weights (2-3 lbs.)  Instructor: DENISE SWAN

 

HEARTSAVER ADULT CPR/AED plus INFANT & CHILD CPR            FEE: $85

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (1 sess. Oct. 21)    (Plus $10 mat. fee due at reg.)

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Eric Smith School Library, Ramsey 

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E.

This AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED class introduces the student to cardiac risk factors and signs and symptoms of a heart attack, cardiac arrest and stroke. Participants will learn one and two rescuer CPR for the Adult, Child and Infant, rescue breathing, choking and obstructed airway management. Mouth to mask ventilations as well as the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is also taught. Upon successful completion of the course, in a month, the student will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED Card. Instructor: JOE RECTOR

             

PILATES WITH PILATES RING         FEE: $99

Thursday, 6-6:45 p.m. (8 sess. beg. Sept. 28) Midland Park H.S.

(no class 11/9 & 11/23)

Pilates is a total body workout that will increase flexibility of the spine, strengthen abs and lower back, and improve posture. The Pilates Ring (or Magic Circle) aids alignment and establishes a mind/body connection. The ring offers challenge and novelty so it benefits beginners and those with Pilates experience. No Pilates Ring necessary for first class.  Instructor will provide details on how/where to obtain an inexpensive ring. 
Participants will need to bring a mat. Instructor: DENISE SWAN

 

QI GONG – DAYTIME CLASS          

Monday, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

(10 sess. beg.  Sept. 11 (no class 10/23)         FEE: $120

Wednesday, 9:15-10 a.m.

(10 sess. beg.  Sept. 13 (no class 10/25)         FEE: $120

All classes will be at the Glen Rock Athletic Club, 221 Main St., Glen Rock

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”) means Energy Work. Developed in ancient China, it is a system of flowing movements coordinated with deep breathing and meditation. Qigong has numerous proven health benefits including improved flexibility, muscle strength, balance, and heart and lung functions. It decreases stress and reduces muscle pain and stiffness and is deeply relaxing. Qigong is also practiced to improve sports performance. It is suitable for all ages and most fitness levels. The combination of movement and meditation will help you start your day feeling refreshed, energized and relaxed. Instructor: Melissa Canter

 

SECRETS TO ALLEVIATING DIGESTIVE DISORDERS           FEE: $30

Tuesday, 7-9:30 p.m.                         (plus mat. fee of $10 payable at registration)

(1 sess. Oct. 17)                                Eric Smith School, 73 Monroe St., Ramsey

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Do you suffer from gas, bloating, indigestion, irritable bowel, acid reflux, diarrhea, constipation or Chron’s? Find out what’s wrong and how to correct it in this in-depth seminar. Topics covered are natural nutritional approaches, what foods to eat and what to avoid, what supplements you should be taking (or not), proper food combinations, the role that stress plays, how to detect food allergies/sensitivities and much more. Every attendee will receive a 25+ page handout full of reference materials to take home. 

Instructor: ROBERT GALAROWICZ, ND

 

CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERYONE             FEE: $79

Tuesday, 6-7:00 p.m.(8 sess. beg. Sept. 26)   Midland Park H.S.

Chair yoga is a form of yoga that can be practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. The chair replaces the yoga mat allowing you to take advantage of yoga’s wonderful fitness and health potential. Anyone who sits in a chair for most of the day, or cannot get on the floor for whatever reason (working long hours, weight issues, inflexibility, lack of muscle tone, wheelchair bound, etc) can learn to improve circulation, strength and flexibility from a seated position. Wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor: AILEEN PURCELL

 

YOGA LEVEL 1            FEE: $99

Thursday, 7-8:15 p.m.

(8 sess. beg.  Sept. 28)(no class 11/9 & 11/23)           Midland Park H.S.

This is a slower paced class suitable for beginners and advanced beginner practitioners. The flow of the class incorporates breath with movement and focuses on developing strength, flexibility and balance.   This class will cover the traditional Sun Salutation and most of the level 1 standing and seated postures.  Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Blocks and straps are optional. Instructor: AILEEN PURCELL

 

YOGA POSTURES TO RESTORE OUR BODIES FEE: $125

Monday, 6-7:15 p.m. (10 sess. beg.  Sept. 18)           Midland Park H.S.

Restorative Yoga focuses on relaxing the body in restful postures. Rest is different than sleep.  Rest provides our body the opportunity to renew, heal and restore.  There are physical and emotional benefits to this practice. The restorative effects of this form of yoga should never be overlooked no matter what age.  By using props in the postures, it allows one to feel the restorative power that will do wonders to the body. Students must bring a yoga mat, blanket (throw), hand towel and yoga strap, (yoga blocks, if needed). Eat at least 2 hours before class or have a light snack. Instructor: GLORIA SMILEY

 

YOGA - DAYTIME CLASS FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES  

Monday, 9:30-10:30  a.m.

(10 sess. beg. Sept. 11) (no class  10/23)        FEE: $140

 Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.

(10 sess. beg.  Sept. 13) (no class  10/25)       FEE: $140

All classes will be at the Glen Rock Athletic Club, 221 Main St., Glen Rock

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Stressed, out of shape, out of sorts?  Would you like to gain muscle tone and feel more peaceful?  Yoga can change your life. Come learn yoga with a former Wall Street executive who transformed her life through yoga practice. Yoga fosters balance, strength and flexibility in the body, mind and spirit.  Start a new, healthier way of life today! This yoga class will use yoga postures and sequences that will appeal to both the beginner and intermediate student.  Please bring a sticky mat and wear loose clothing.  Instructor: MELISSA CANTER

 

CLASSIC ZUMBA    FEE: $95

Thursday, 7-8 p.m.      Midland Park H.S.

(8 sess. beg  Sept. 28)(no class  11/9 & 11/23)  

Join us for a Latin dance party! Basic Latin rhythms such as Salsa, Merengue, Samba and Cumbia! We encourage you to bring 1.0 lb. weights to strengthen and sculpt your muscles. Not only will you get a cardio workout, you will benefit from the stress relief that comes from dance. Come and join us! Bring a water bottle and a towel. Prepare to smile, laugh and dance! Instructor: SILVIA ACOSTA

 

ZUMBA GOLD: LATIN &  POP      FEE: $85

Thursday, 6-6:50 p.m. Midland Park H.S
(8 sess. beg  Sept. 28)(no class  11/9 & 11/23)
  

A shorter, simpler dance fitness class that breaks the steps down.  You have the option of increasing your muscle tone by bringing 1.0 lb.  weights. Dance is good for your balance, your brain and your mood. Join us! Please bring water and a towel.

Instructor: SILVIA ACOSTA





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