In person classes:
**Senior Strength & Balance Class -- standing and seated exercises (Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00-1:45 pm) -- Just show up!
CLASSES THAT ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. KEEP CHECKING OUR CALENDAR FOR RESTART DATES.
Classes suspended until further notice:
*Active Senior Fitness --includes hand weights, floor exercises with stretching (Mondays 9:00-9:45 am)
*Gentle Yoga (Tuesday Mornings 9:00-10:00 AM)
*Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Thursday Evenings 6:00-7:00 PM)
*Weight Watchers (Every Wednesday 5:45-6:45 pm) -- Weigh-in starts 5:45 pm & Meeting starts at 6:15 pm (25-30 min.)
INDIVIDUAL STRENGTH TRAINING SESSIONS ARE CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT SANDY AT
507-272-3731 TO SCHEDULE SOON!
Come and join us! We offer some group and individual fitness classes now, and hope to offer more in the future, that assist in building physical strength and endurance along with flexibility, balance and coordination. You will be amazed at the things you will be able to accomplish during these classes and have a great time doing it,
. . . if you commit to becoming a better you!
Group Strength Training Classes
Group Fitness Strength Training Classes
Total Body Workout Class is designed to boost your metabolism to burn body fat and lose weight while sculpting strong toned muscle. This workout combines strength training with free weights (that target all the major muscles) to increase strength, overall body muscle toning, abdominal and core muscle strengthening along with short circuits of cardio workouts ...all in one single workout. You will gain physical strength, endurance, toning, and flexibility while having fun and meeting new friends! Call the instructor to sign up. Instructor: Sandy Tammel 507-272-3731.
***Active Senior Fitness Class (Mondays 9:00-9:45 am) for our more active Senior Men and Women who want to improve their health by taking charge and 'Get Moving'! This class includes a variety of exercises using hand weights to increase strength, overall body muscle toning and endurance; some cardio workouts for a healthy heart and strong lungs; and floor exercises at the end of each class with plenty of stretching to increase flexibility! This class is for any fitness level and is a great starter class to get yourself motivated into exercising! Please bring a mat to class and a bottle of water. Cost: $8.00 per class. Call or text the instructor to sign up. Instructor: Sandy Tammel 507-272-3731
Sign up any time!
**Senior Strength & Balance Class (Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00 pm) This is a great class for beginners or any fitness level who want to increase their muscle strength in different ways. We use hand weights and also stretch bands to increase strength and balance. All exercises are done standing or sitting (NO floor exercises). This class will help you get motivated and continue to get stronger! Sponsored by Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota (CCSM). Cost: Free-will donations to CCSM. Call or text the instructor if you are interested in joining the class or have any questions. Instructor: Sandy 507-272-3731
~Sandy Tammel also teaches Senior Strength & Balance Classes throughout the year on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Harmony Community Center 8:15-9:00 AM, Spring Valley Community Center 10:00-10:45 AM, and Christ Lutheran Church in Preston 11:30 AM-12:15 PM. Please contact Sandy for scheduled dates at 507-272-3731 if you are interested in attending.
~Senior fitness class builds strength, flexibility and balance to help reduce the likelihood of falling. Research has shown that people who attend these fitness classes on a regular basis increase their balance significantly and are half as likely to fall or less fearful of falling.
Individual Personal Strength Training & Nutrition
**Individual Personal Strength Training & Nutrition: Sign up any time!
You don't need to be a top fit athlete to have a personal trainer. Sandy is a certified fitness trainer and instructor for individuals seeking personal training needs to help meet their individual health and fitness goals. This program is for any age and any fitness level whether it is to reach an athletic goal or just to feel better about yourself and do the things you want to do in your life time.
If you would like some help reaching your fitness goals to live a long and Healthy Lifestyle, please inquire about the many classes or individual training sessions
Sandy has to offer to help reach your fitness goals! Instructor: Sandy Tammel, International Sports Science Association Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (ISSA - CPT) 507-272-3731
Yoga is an ancient system for developing health and a wonderful exercise for the mind and body. There are active poses that emphasize the balance of strength and flexibility while maintaining alignment. Restorative poses create energy and encourage relaxation.
Gentle Yoga - includes yoga postures, gentle movement sequences, breath work, meditation, and guided relaxation to
support increased awareness and mindfulness of the breath and body. Ideal for individuals seeking a softer, more
gentle and slower-paced practice. If concerned about injuries or limitations, please ask for assistance before class. See calendar for scheduled dates. Instructor: None at this time.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga - is a vigorous class where the movements are connected to each other in a flowing manner; linking
breath to movement, which creates a steady rhythm for the practice. Ideal for individuals seeking to boost their strength and flexibility.
Thursday Evenings 6:00-7:00 PM. -- No class at this time. Instructor: None at this time.
You do not have to be “in shape”, young, or flexible to join a Yoga class. The Yoga poses are a unique form of exercise in that the same pose can benefit all body types. Yoga builds strength, flexibility and balance. Yoga gives you the ability to concentrate and focus on just what you are doing at any given moment. There is no competition. Each person is working to be the best they can be both physically and mentally with control and awareness. Yoga is a lifelong exercise program for health and happiness.
Shake Your Soul Dance Class -- for any age and all fitness levels !
The Shake Your Soul class is a unique and invigorating approach to body-spirit fitness. It starts with a gentle warm up to loosen up the joints and then the tempo increases and the participants move with more rhythm and power. The class alternates between directed and spontaneous movement. You will experience your own movement pattern, but also the joy of dancing with others. You do not need any training in dance to participate. It is appropriate for all fitness levels, as you decide how vigorous or gentle you choose to move. It is a fun way to improve your cardiovascular fitness, relieve stress and tension, and to increase your joy! ~Just what the doctor orders, fun exercise!
Celebrate your love of music and movement and try a class! Instructor: Steph Jakim **Sorry, there are no scheduled dates at this time** If interested in future classes, please contact Sandy Tammel 507-272-3731.
Creative Dance Class for KidsStudents will experience the joy of dance through use of dance props like ribbons, elastic, and percussion instruments, as well as a variety of music. They will learn about the technique of dance: strength, stretch, balance, and the coordination of specific step patterns. Students will explore creating their own dances and performing them in class. The 4th - 6th grade class will also be introduced to several styles of contemporary dance. The classes are divided into two age groups: K-3rd Grade at 3:30-4:15 pm; 4th-6th Grade at 4:30-5:15 pm. Instructor: None at this time. **Sorry, there are no scheduled dates at this time.** If interested in future classes, please contact Sandy Tammel 507-272-3731.