Use breath and movement to cultivate a mind/body connection in this style of yoga known as meditation in motion. Classes are designed for all experience levels. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. 8 sessions. No class 5/29.
Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga which focuses on strengthening the connective tissues of the body—the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. A more meditative approach to yoga, Yin is perfect for beginners while experienced practitioners often use Yin to compliment their practices in other yoga traditions. 8 sessions.
Aikido is a non-violent martial art that teaches alternatives to conflict on and off the mat. Improve balance, fitness, flexibility, mental calmness and coordination in a safe environment. Wear loose comfortable clothing. 10 sessions.
Easy to learn body weight moves, indoor and outdoor workouts, and partner exercises work multiple muscle groups in a fun group setting. Good for all levels. Bring a water bottle and a towel. 8 sessions.
Tai Chi, also known as meditation in motion, is a low impact, slow motion form of exercise which can ease the ills of aging by addressing the key components of fitness, muscle strength, flexibility, balance and aerobic conditioning. Wear loose comfortable clothing with soft sole shoes or bare feet. 8 sessions. No class 5/29.
Zumba combines upbeat music with dance styles from around the world. Have fun while burning plenty of calories. All fitness levels welcome-consult your physician before beginning any new exercise routine. 10 sessions.
A wonderful introduction to Jazz dance for dancers at all levels. Explore techniques from ballet and jazz dance, including warmups, combinations and simple routines that get you up and moving. 6 sessions.
Learn the tools and practice the skills needed for the self-nurturing practice of “mindfulness meditation.” Instructor Ned Bratspis, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has been offering this class in Gig Harbor since 2006. 1 session.
Full body, non-impact workout blending yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Improve your balance, strength and flexibility. Coed, suitable for all fitness levels. Seniors welcome. Bring your yoga mat. 8 sessions.