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Looking for a great fitness class where you can get in shape and have fun? We offer classes in aerobics, conditioning, kickboxing, toning, Pilates, Yoga and much more! For more information please see our seasonal brochure or contact Amy Patton at (410) 313-4718 or apatton@howardcountymd.gov.

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Teen Yoga with Rachel Wolfe (13-17 yrs) - This class follows Vinyasa yoga, a smoothly flowing style that synchronizes breath with each movement. This is an energizing class for beginner or intermediate that strengthens and stretches muscles with sun salutations, standing poses, balancing poses, reclining and seated poses. The integration of breath relaxes the mind while providing maximum energy to the body. Yoga mats/blocks provided but please bring your own mat if you have one.

AM Fitness Workout - Warm up with fun and easy moves, and then move to the Precor cardio and strength training equipment for 40 minutes. Finish your workout with a great stretch to improve overall flexibility and balance. This class is perfect for all fitness levels! Fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising.

 

Aqua Zumba - Known as the ZUMBA pool party, this Aqua Zumba class gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout! Splashing, stretching, twisting, laughing, hooting and hollering − experience it all at Aqua Zumba class. Blend together the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness in a safe, challenging water-based workout that’s cardio conditioning, body-tightening, and most of all, exhilarating!

 

Barre Burn with Becca Sigmund - Ballet movements combine with fitness exercises for a full-body workout. Sculpt and tone your body while gaining a dancer’s sense of alignment and control. Round off your workout with yoga and stretching. Bring 4-to-5-lb. weights; mats are provided but you are encouraged to bring your own.

 

Barre None with Jordan Miller - Enjoy a cutting-edge, safe and progressive method of barre training that lengthens and strengthens your muscles and improves your flexibility and posture. This fun class gives you great results!

 

Body Conditioning with Cyndi Kummerlowe - Stretch, strengthen and tone your body! This combination class includes 25 minutes of a low-impact cardio workout followed by beneficial strength training. Bring a mat and 2-to-5-lb. hand weights.

 

 

 

NEW! Booty Camp Cardio with Anna Whittaker- Total motivation - no yelling or screaming. Designed to torch calories, crank up your metabolism, change your body, and life. Booty Camp Cardio builds confidence with an array of cardio and strength moves utilizing balls, bands, weights and your own body weight. 

 

 

"Build Your Engine" Strength Training with Christy Edwards - Build the engine (muscles) that burns the fuel (the food you eat)! In our 30s, our metabolism slows down… but we can speed it up with strength training. Change your body composition, help stabilize your joints, feel stronger and healthier, and look great. Challenge and strengthen every muscle group in your body to achieve balance, energy, confidence, and an increased metabolism. Bring a mat and hand weights.

 

Cardio Blast Interval with Beth Harbinson - This highly effective class includes a 25-minute cardiovascular workout with intense intervals to boost metabolism and 35 minutes of muscle conditioning, core work, and stretching. All levels enjoy an intense, energetic workout! Bring hand weights (5 lbs. recommended) and a mat.

 

Cardio Crunch Challenge with Lori Nowicki - This class has it all! With each new rotation of classes, experience something new to challenge every muscle. Classes rotate between aerobics, step, circuit, boot camp, kickboxing, athletic training, Zumba and intervals. Each class consists of 45 minutes of cardio mixed with strength, core, flexibility and balance training. Experience a high-energy class at high or low impact, take the challenge and have fun! Bring mat and hand weights. Steps and resistance bands provided.

 

Cardio Fusion with Marianne Larkin - We combine your favorite cardio and toning formats one challenging, power-packed workout. The easy-to-follow moves are demonstrated at various intensity levels so you can customize the workout to fit your level. Pump up your workouts and burn fat with a mix of step, high/low and boot camp, core strength, balance, and agility exercises inspired by yoga and Pilates. Bring a mat and hand weights. Steps and bands provided.

 

Cardio Sculpt with Loretta Lambert - Warm up, cool down and experience a fun, all-over body workout in this new combination class that includes a hi- or low-impact, cardiovascular dance aerobic workout and toning exercises all choreographed to music. This program is for everyone who wants to get in shape and have fun doing it! Please bring a mat and hand weights.

 

Circuit Weight Training with Amanda Demeusy - This super-fun workout trains your multiple muscle groups using Precor equipment. In just one hour, you get a thorough, total-body workout, including fat-burning cardio intervals. Each class finale includes targeted, no-nonsense exercises on the floor. Totally customizable, this workout is an effective way to keep challenging yourself as you gain strength. Guaranteed to be a super-motivational experience!

 

Fit Jam: Cardio Party with Liz Rolland - Think all workouts are boring? Think again! Join this cardio party and dance the night away to the hottest hits from around the globe. Learn the basic steps from salsa, Cumbia, hip-hop, and many more dance styles. Simple choreography is very easy to learn, no experience necessary! Bring a friend and have a blast while burning tons of calories! Get ready to be gorgeous! Bring a towel and water bottle.

 

Fit Jam: Fire and Spice! With Liz Rolland - New extended class! More of everything you love! Think all workouts are boring? Think again! Spice up your workout with this unique blend of Pilates matwork, cardio dance fitness and yoga stretches set to the hottest music from around the globe. Incinerate mega calories while toning and tightening all those problem zones. Learn the basic moves first, then challenge your workout more with light weights, stability balls and bands (provided). Bring a thick yoga mat and a water bottle. This workout is hot stuff!

 

LaBlast with Cecilia Ituarte - Get ready to sweat with this exciting cardio program! LaBlast® combines the aerobic footwork of dancing with strength training and weights. It is an interval-based cardio workout that uses several dance styles. Get your heart pumping as you Mambo, Salsa, Merengue, and Rumba your way to fitness! LaBlast® is designed for all levels and we begin with an introduction to the program providing the foundation and base techniques used in LaBlast®. As the program progresses, the intensity of the workout increases, dances and choreography are expanded, and technique and details are refined.

 

La Canne (French Cane Fighting) with Steve Savoie - Get a great workout while learning the unique French sport of Canne De Combat (French stick fighting). Focus on basic strikes, blocks, lunges and evasions while increasing flexibility, coordination and strength. It's a unique class. Once you try it, you'll love it! No experience required. Sticks provided. Shin guards recommended.

 

 

NEW! Muscle Pump Group Strength with Lisa Noorani - A group strength class that works every major muscle group so you stay strong, fit, and fabulous! Strength training helps you build and maintain bone density and stoke your metabolism, while a group setting helps motivate you to keep coming back for more.

 

 

Piloxing with Nicole Darner - Enjoy a non-stop, cardio fusion of Pilates, boxing, and dance that pushes you past your limits for a sleek and powerful you! This class blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the flexibility and sculpting of Pilates to give you a muscle-toning, fat-burning, exhilarating workout that makes you feel physically and mentally empowered!

 

PiYo with Amanda Demeusy - Ready to find your flex appeal? Experience an intense but low-impact workout that burns crazy calories for a long, lean, beautiful physique. PiYo® combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. Use your body weight to perform a series of continuous targeted moves to define every single muscle, big and small. You sweat, stretch, and strengthen all in one PiYo® workout! No weights, no jumps, no bulk. Just hardcore results.

 

Step & Sculpt! With Marianne Larkin - Enjoy an invigorating, fun, medium-to-high-intensity class that has it all. Pump up your cardiovascular fitness and challenge your brain with turbo-charged combinations in the latest in step choreography. Knowledge of aerobic step terms is recommended. Moves are demonstrated at various intensity levels so you can customize the workout to fit your needs. Continue this total-body workout with strength, core and ab exercises using hand weights, medicine balls, stability balls and resistance bands (provided) and finish with an energized stretch.

 

Tabata Boot Camp with Lori Nowicki - Get great results in a short time! This boot camp is based on the most effective high-intensity interval training (20 seconds on, 10 seconds rest). This program includes three types of Tabata for maximum results. Burn 5x more calories after exercise. Our motto is more is not better, better is better! Workout can be modified.

 

Trim & Tighten - Enjoy fun and beneficial exercises set to music that will tone and strengthen all your muscle groups while improving your balance and flexibility! Bring a mat; 2-to-5-lb. hand weights are optional.

 

NEW! WERQ with Tracy Cox - WERQ (pronounced “work”) is the wildly addictive dance fitness class based on the hottest pop, rock, and hip-hop music.  Since its debut in Chicago, WERQ has been featured as one of the hottest workouts in the US. WERQ makes dance accessible to every level of student and includes quality instruction by Certified Fitness Professionals. Beyond being easy to follow, WERQ is an effective cardio class that feels more like a dance experience. What makes WERQ different than all the others? WERQ blends athletic dance moves with Top 40 hits. No one does hip hop like WERQ. This is not your mom’s WERQout! For more information, visit www.werqfitness.com.

 

Zumba - Zumba is perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. Zumba takes the "work"  out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and world rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. Zumba is beneficial, because it is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness: cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

 

Zumba Circuit with Anna WittakerThe high-octane, Latin-inspired dance rhythms of Zumba® combine with the benefits of metabolism-boosting strength training for one complete workout. Boosts metabolism and get strong in one fun and effective workout.

 

Zumba with Sandra Duerr - Come get a great total-body dance workout using pulsating Latin music and a mix of Latin and international dance styles (Merengue, salsa, cumbia, flamenco and more). Everything moves – from your head to your toes! Get wild, party and sweat off those pounds and inches!

 

NEW! Morning Yoga with Michelle Taylor - Start your day off with the sun and an energizing practice which combines elements of both Hatha Flow + Vinyasa Flow.  This class is open to everyone as modifications are for all poses are available.  

 

 

 

 

For more information about Adult (55+ yrs) classes, please contact Cathy Vigus at 410-313-7311 or cvigus@howardcountymd.gov.

 

Circuit Weight Training for Seniors - Studies indicate that weight training is essential to maintaining health. This class, designed for seniors, combines an aerobic workout with weight training on Precor equipment. A fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising.

 

 Exercise with Ease with Joyce DiTomasso - This well-rounded hour of fitness for active seniors includes low-impact aerobics, stretching, muscle tone and strength activities aimed at improving endurance, body alignment, balance, and proper breathing. Listen to upbeat music while learning simple choreographed moves.

 

Fun & Fit with Pam Beck, AAAI - Don’t just sit on the sidelines! Join your friends for some fitness while having fun! Enjoy a cardiovascular workout mixed with strength, balance, flexibility and endurance training. We use light weights, bands, and balls (provided) to enhance your fitness level and making daily living much easier! Seated modifications are available.

 

Fitness for Life with Lori Nowicki, ACE, AFPA - We don’t stop exercising because we get old; we get old because we stop exercising! This class, designed for active adults, combines easy-to-follow aerobics, weight and cardio training on Keiser and Precor equipment, free weights, bands, floor exercises, balance training and stretching. A fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising.

 

 

Girl Fit! (Mini) (3-5 yrs) - Food, fitness & fun! WKD Karate 4 Girls offers this week long, half-day camp. Girls participate in age-appropriate fitness games and nutrition activities while learning about healthier lifestyles. The camp introduces girls to different ways to exercise, including martial arts, yoga, Pilates and more! Girls enjoy physical activity to promote balance, coordination and strength. Our goal for this camp is to make food and fitness fun...even at an early age! Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.  Additional Camp Info

 

Girl Fit! (6-13 yrs) - This week-long camp is a collaboration between WKD Karate 4 Girls and Salvere Health & Fitness. Have fun while learning about healthier lifestyles through fitness and nutrition! In addition to creative fitness games and basic martial arts, enjoy physical activity to promote balance, coordination and strength. Nutrition education activities educate you on portion size and healthier eating options. Our goal for this camp is to promote positive attitudes about food, fitness and body image. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. Additional Camp Info

 

Funfit’s Summer Adventure Camp (3-6 yrs)- Exercise your body and mind through heart-healthy workouts each day. Explore daily themes in this exciting, action-packed camp. Through hands-on experiences, creative venues, active-themed games and loads of adventure, the fun never ends! You feel confident and successful in this nurturing camp with personal attention from experienced staff. Daily camp themes may be about dinosaurs, space, pirates, a jungle safari, holidays, construction, bugs, superheroes and more! Staff does not change diapers. Info: Adam Wienckowski, 410-313-4714 or awienckowski@howardcountymd.gov.

 

Pump It Up - Jump-N-Art Camp (4-10 yrs) - At this one-of-a-kind camp, offered exclusively at Pump It Up – Elkridge, spend time exploring your inner artist, laughing, playing games and bouncing on the state-of-the-art inflatables! Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine-arts education center and emphasizes the joy of self-expression through art. Studies have shown that when physical activity is blended with artistic activities, creative capabilities are greatly enhanced. Each day is different, as weekly lesson themes keep you engaged. Info: Adam Wienckowski, 410-313-4714 or awienckowski@howardcountymd.gov.

 

Crossfit Event - 2016 Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Challenge

Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 - Meadowbrook Athletic Complex

For more information and to register click here