Fitness Center Use

Parkland College Fitness Center
 
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The Parkland Fitness Center is available to Parkland students, employees and community members enrolled in fitness center course.

Spring (non-credit) Fitness Center Use
Jan 13 - May 17, 2014 - WCE 800-001 - $90


Call 217/353-2055 to sign up today!
Or click to register through my.parkland.
Use Continuing Education 2014 for the term and course WCE 800-001. 
After your registration is processed a confirmation letter with usage guidelines will be sent to you by mail. You must have a valid student ID and complete online orientation prior to your first visit to the Fitness Center.
 
Please note: The upper-level walking track is FREE for ANYONE to use during Fitness Center hours.
 

 
 

Spring 2014 505 Health & Wellness Classes
Call 217/353-2055 for registration information.

BOOT CAMP
Join Peg Olson, AFAA certified, for an intense workout designed to burn calories and tone all the major muscle groups of the body. You will utilize light weights and resistance tubes to develop and tone, and incorporate cardio drills to burn calories and strengthen the heart. The majority of class will include inside circuits, occasionally making use of the great outdoors as weather allows.
> Tue/Thu Feb 4-Mar 20
6-7am
WCE 443-001
Deadline: Jan 28
$70
Location: PC-Gym
> Tue/Thu Apr 1-May 15
6-7am
WCE 443-002
Deadline: Mar 25
$70
Location: PC-Gym

INTERVAL CONDITIONING
Alternate strength conditioning with cardio intervals for a complete workout with AFAA-certified instructor Peg Olson. This fun class will combine strength and power with cardio/agility training. Intervals consist of three components driving the caloric burn and afterburn, while toning and shaping the body.
> Tue Feb 4-Mar 18
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 781-001
Deadline: Jan 28
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Tue Apr 1-May 13
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 781-002
Deadline: Mar 25
$40
Location: PC-P210

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING
Strength training for everyday success. Discover how to train your muscles to perform daily activities with ease and not injury with Peg Olson, AFAA. Focus on multijoint, multimuscle exercises that build strength, balance, and endurance incorporating weights, resistance, and cardio.
> Thu Feb 6-Mar 20
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 918-001
Deadline: Jan 30
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Sat Feb 8-Mar 22
9:15-10:15am
WCE 918-002
Deadline: Jan 31
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Thu Apr 3-May 15
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 918-003
Deadline: Mar 27
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Sat Apr 5-May 24 (no class May 3)
9:15-10:15am
WCE 918-004
Deadline: Mar 27
$40
Location: PC-P210

TABATA CYCLING 2D
Tabata is a form of high-intensity interval training consisting of 20 seconds of maximum effort followed by 10 seconds of recovery. Multiply that by 8 times, and you get one 4-minute Tabata. Peg Olson, AFAA, will lead you through this “fat-torching” twodimensional workout, combining cycling with full bodyweight movements. The exercises are simple while the results are complex.
> Sat Feb 8-Mar 22
8-9am
WCE 919-001
Deadline: Jan 31
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Sat Apr 5-May 24 (no class May 3)
8-9am
WCE 919-002
Deadline: Mar 27
$40
Location: PC-P210

GROUP CYCLING
Cycling is a great way to get an effective workout. Tamala Everett, Spinning Certified, will lead both beginners and experienced cyclers in an energetic ride in which you control the resistance on your bike to make the pedaling as easy or difficult as you choose. Expect to be motivated, sweat, and have fun while riding with friends.
> Mon Feb 10-Mar 17
12:15-1pm
WCE 757-001
Deadline: Feb 3
$45
Location: PC-P210
> Mon Mar 31-May 5
12:15-1pm
WCE 757-002
Deadline: Mar 24
$45
Location: PC-P210

CORE CONDITIONING AND EXPRESS ABS
Who doesn’t want sculpted ABS?! Well, you need to build your foundationÑyour CORE! Your core is the most important region of your body to condition for stability, balance, and to prevent injury. Peg Olson, AFAA certifiied, will provide a multi-disciplinary approach to cross-training the muscles of your core (including abs, obliques, glutes, hips, and full back) and add a small cardio component for more fat burning.
> Mon Feb 3-Mar 17
6:30-7:15pm
WCE 867-001
Deadline: Jan 27
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Wed Feb 5-Mar 19
5:45-6:30pm
WCE 867-002
Deadline: Jan 29
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Mon Mar 31-May 12
6:30-7:15pm
WCE 867-003
Deadline: Mar 24
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Wed Apr 2-May 14
5:45-6:30pm
WCE 867-004
Deadline: Mar 26
$40
Location: PC-P210

ZUMBA¨
Zumba¨ fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout designed to be fun and easy to do. AFAA-certified instructor Lisa Hoppe (Mon) or Casey Coon (Wed) will show you the routines that feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone and sculpt while you burn fat.
> Mon Feb 3-Mar 17
5:15-6:15pm
WCE 353-001
Deadline: Jan 27
$40
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Feb 5-Mar 19
4:15-5:15pm
WCE 353-002
Deadline: Jan 29
$40
Location: PC-P210
> Mon Mar 31-May 12
5:15-6:15pm
WCE 353-003
Deadline: Mar 24
$40
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Apr 2-May 14
4:15-5:15pm
WCE 353-004
Deadline: Mar 26
$40
Location: PC-P210

ZUMBA GOLD¨
Zumba Gold¨ combines all the flavor of Zumba¨ at a slightly slower pace for those just starting a workout routine or the active older adult. You’ll still experience all the zest of Latin music and dance steps in this fun-filled dance-fitness class led by AFAAcertified instructor Rena Leake.
> Sat Feb 8-Mar 15
8-8:45am
WCE 622-001
Deadline: Jan 31
$40
Location: PC-P105
> Sat Apr 5-May 10
8-8:45am
WCE 622-002
Deadline: Mar 27
$40
Location: PC-P105

HOOP FIT
Hoop Fit combines easy-to-learn hula hoop moves with familiar cardio exercises. Join Hoopnotica-certified instructor Jamie Smith for a fun, high-energy, full-body workout that uses the hoop to build resistance and sculpt the entire body. All fitness levels welcome. Hoops provided.
> Mon Feb 10-Mar 17
6:30-7:30pm
WCE 825-001
Deadline: Feb 3
$50
Location: PC-P105
> Mon Mar 31-May 5
6:30-7:30pm
WCE 825-002
Deadline: Mar 24
$50
Location: PC-P105

INTRODUCTION TO BELLY DANCE
If you are curious about belly dance, this two-hour introductory session is a great opportunity to have fun trying fundamentals like hip shimmies, infinity loops, drops, lifts, snake arms, shoulder shimmies, turns, and traveling. Cindi Adkins will introduce you to this beautiful art formÑan enriching experience celebrating women of all shapes, sizes, and ages.
Thu Feb 6
6:30-8:30pm
WCE 419-001
Deadline: Jan 30
$18
Location: PC-P105

BELLY DANCE 101
Take a journey into the world of belly dance where you will find adventure in every turn. Jewels, pendulums, Egyptians, myas, swivels, undulations, and wheels are just a few of the moves you will delight in while learning the basics of belly dance. Cindi Adkins will help you explore combinations, transitions, and graceful embellishments in an energizing atmosphere.
Thu Feb 20-Mar 20
6:30-7:30pm
WCE 445-001
Deadline: Feb 13
$35
Location: PC-P105

PILATES
This group mat pilates class can begin your introduction to pilates or be a continuation of your current practice. Casey Coon, ACSM, will guide you through modifications and variations for all fitness levels. The unique exercises are designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. Bring a mat and small hand towel.
> Wed Feb 5-Mar 19
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 383-001
Deadline: Jan 29
$40
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Apr 2-May 14
5:30-6:30pm
WCE 383-002
Deadline: Mar 26
$40
Location: PC P105

BEGINNING TAI CHI
Improve your quality of life with this class, especially helpful for those with arthritis, using Sun style Tai Chi, one of the five recognized major styles of Tai Chi. Rick Krandel will guide you in this style which includes an upright posture, agile steps, and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation. Advanced movements are available to provide an additional challenge for those with more experience.
> Tue Feb 4-Mar 18
11am-noon
WLI 427-001
Deadline: Jan 28
$45
Location: PC-P105
> Tue Apr 1-May 13
11am-noon
WLI 427-002
Deadline: Mar 25
$45
Location: PC-P105

ADVANCED TAI CHI
Feel good and reduce stress as you continue the art of Tai Chi with gentle movements that harmonize breathing and mental concentration. Marla Mast, a 2nd-degree black belt in martial arts from Song’s Kung Fu Academy, will guide you through a warm-up, standing meditation-chi kung, stances, kicks, Tai Chi I-24 movements, Tai Chi II-48 movements, and fan form.
> Wed Jan 8-Mar 12
10:30-11:45am
WLI 817-001
Deadline: Jan 2
$60
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Mar 19-May 21
10:30-11:45am
WLI 817-002
Deadline: Mar 12
$60
Location: PC-P105

HATHA YOGA
Taught by Linda Peete, E-RYT, this class includes traditional yoga poses, breath work, balance, relaxation, and meditation. These elements are sequenced into a practice that fully encompasses mind, body, and spirit. This class is designed for those who enjoy practicing at a more relaxed pace. Bring a yoga mat and yoga block, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
Sat Feb 1-May 3 (no class Mar 22 & 29)
9-10:30am
WCE 971-001
Deadline: Jan 24
$75
Location: PC-P105

FLOW YOGA
Flow yoga links movement with breath. No yoga experience or flexibility is needed for this “must add” class to your life. The sequencing will build body heat which will help you go deeper into the postures than you ever thought possible. This class will help you to shed unwanted pounds, strengthen and tone muscles, increase your flexibility, improve your balance, and decrease stress. Lisa Hoppe is a certified group exercise instructor who is currently completing the 200 RYT program through YogaFit. Bring a yoga mat and yoga block, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Tue Feb 4-Mar 18
5:15-6:15pm
WCE 384-001
Deadline: Jan 28
$40
Location: PC-P105
> Tue Apr 1-May 13
5:15-6:15pm
WCE 384-002
Deadline: Mar 25
$40
Location: PC-P105

PARTNER YOGA
Experience deeper poses, greater balance, compassion, trust, and play during partner yoga. Maggie Taylor, RYT, will guide you and your partner through yoga poses that use counterbalance and collaboration. May include Asana, partner stretching/ AcroYoga, monkeying around, and “flying.” With effective communication and yoga basics in place a partner yoga practice will be easy, safe, and fun. Come ready to play and surrender to your inner child. Bring a friend or sweetheart. Spend the afternoon together in a whole new way! No prior partner yoga experience required.
Wear comfortable stretchy clothes and bring a yoga mat.
Sat Feb 22
10:30am-12:30pm
WCE 810-001
Deadline: Feb 14
$30/couple
Location: PC-P210

FAMILY YOGA
Yoga for everyone! Bring your kids and join Maggie Taylor, RYT, for some family fun. Learn how to spend time together in a whole new way. We’ll practice some basic yoga stretches and play creative movement based games. Plan to partner up helping each other experience fun, trust, and a sense of calm. Great for parents and kids (6+ yrs).
Wear comfortable stretchy clothes and bring a yoga mat.
Sat Mar 1
10:30-11:30am
Deadline: Feb 21
Adults (16+) $20
WCE 946-001
Kids (6-15) $10
WCE 947-001
Location: PC-P210

YOGA FOR CYCLING
There is nothing more freeing than coasting downhill on a bicycle or pedaling through the open horizon of a country road on two wheels. Cyclists are strong and fit, but often have tight hamstrings, sore shoulders, and other related aches. Maggie Taylor, RYT, will help you explore yoga poses that complement cycling, and lengthen and strengthen muscles used in bike riding. Appropriate for cyclists, yogis, and other physically fit individuals. No prerequisites, but participants can expect an active practice. Wear comfortable stretchy clothes and bring a yoga mat.
Sat Apr 12
10:30am-noon
WCE 948-001
Deadline: Apr 4
$25
Location: PC-P210

MEDITATION FOR SPIRITUAL AWARENESS
Meditation helps reduce stress, develop productivity, and improve concentration. More importantly, the emphasis is on finding inner peace and spiritual fulfillment. It’s SIMPLE and can be practiced at home, school, or work. Discover the benefits and practice of meditation, develop a meditation technique, and focus on stilling the mind (workbook included). Your instructors Pam and Scott Dorsey have been practicing this method for over 40 years.
Tue Apr 8-29
6:30-8:30pm
WCE 891-001
Deadline: Apr 1
$40
Location: PC-P106

HEALTHY FEET 101
Do your feet ache? Do you have poor balance, ankle instability, bunions, or flat feet? If you don’t currently have foot problems, would you like to prevent them? Join Certified Healthy Foot Practitioner Rachel Hills to learn stretching, strengthening, and alignment techniques to restore and maintain foot health. We’ll also discuss foot structure and nerve function, standing and walking with healthy foot alignment, the impacts of foot health on whole body health, and healthy footwear options. All feet are welcome! Please dress in comfortable layers and bring a mat, a large towel, and a tennis ball.
Mon Apr 7-21
6-7:15pm
WCE 942-001
Deadline: Mar 31
$30
Location: PC-P104

PARKLAND FITNESS CENTER
Dodds Athletic Complex
Parkland ID required!
 

Fall/Spring semester Hours:

 Monday-Thursday: 7am-7pm
 Friday: 7am-5pm
 Saturday: 7am-noon
 Sunday: CLOSED
The Center is closed on college holidays.
 
 

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