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Mohawk Valley Community College Offers Spring Health and Wellness Classes

Get ready for spring! Mohawk Valley Community College’s Center for Corporate and Community Education announces open registration for a second round of Health and Wellness classes to be held at the Jewish Community Center and at MVCC’s Utica campus.  These 10-week classes are a fun way to get into shape and into active habits for a lifetime of good health.

Yoga Sculpt and Tone
This class combines hatha yoga vinyasa flow and strength training by using a variety of strength equipment such as weights and bands along with yoga blocks and more.  All levels are welcome; participants are encouraged to work at their own pace and fitness abilities.  Mondays, April 22 – June 24, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the JCC.  Cost: $75.  Instructor: Linda Budlong.

Boot Camp
Wake up with us!  Challenge yourself with a high energy, high intensity, morning boot camp.  Melt away the pounds with cardio while toning abs, arms, and thighs with body weight exercises. Monday and Wednesdays, April 22 – July 1, 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the JCC.  Cost: Mondays OR Wednesdays only $59; Monday AND Wednesdays $89.  Instructor: Andrew Castilla

Zumba
This class fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will tone and sculpt the body while burning fat. Beginners are welcome. Bring water, sneakers, and a mat for stretching. Mondays, April 22 – June 24, 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the JCC.  Cost: $59.  Instructor: Lauren Valente.

Yoga Flex & Flow
This hatha yoga vinyasa flow class teaches participants how to energize their minds and bodies, reduce stress, rebalance their body alignment, dissolve unwanted tension, and build strength. This course is appropriate for all levels. Tuesdays, April 23 – June 25, 5:30-7:00 p.m.  at the JCC.  Cost: $75.  Instructor: Linda Budlong.


Turbo Kick Boxing
Turbo kick is a fun-filled workout that combines shadow boxing, kickboxing, sports drills, dancing, yoga, and simple dance moves in a party atmosphere.  This interval-based class allows students of any fitness level to participate.  Thursdays, April 25 – June 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m.  at the JCC.  Cost $59. Instructor: Kristen Ball
Strengthen Sculpt & Tone
This course will incorporate the use of resistance bands, hand weights, and the stability ball to increase physical strength, prevent osteoporosis, and help change your body to a more desirable form.  Improve core strength and balance as well. Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 23 – June 27, 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the JCC. Cost: $89.  Instructor: Linda Budlong.

Tai Chi
This ancient, Chinese martial arts practice can be done by anyone who can walk and teaches mind and body control that is useful for all of life’s activities.  Mondays, April 15 – June 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at MVCC.  Cost: $59.  Instructor: Al Christensen.

Chisel and Burn
This high-energy, high intensity class alternates body weight exercises and low impact cardio designed to sculpt your core, arms, legs, and buttocks.  Wednesdays, April 24 – June 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at MVCC.  Cost: $59.  Instructor: Andrew Castilla.

Cardio Hoop
Cardio Hoop is a cardiovascular exercise that uses an adult sized hula hoop to build balance, strengthen core muscles, and tone the entire body.  Tuesdays, April 16 – June 24, 5:00-6:00 p.m. at MVCC.  Cost: $59.  Instructor: Carolyn LaSalle.

Wellness Stretch and Om
Learn movements that are relaxing and helpful for relieving the stress that we acquire from our fast-paced, busy lives.  Thursdays, May 2 – May 30, 5:00-6:00 p.m. at MVCC.  Cost: $29.  Instructor: Debbie Evans. 

Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis. For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.