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.

Fitness Center Use
WCE 800-003 - $100


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 800-003. 
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.
 

 
 
Fall 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 Sep 2–Oct 16
6–7am
WCE 443 004
Deadline: Aug 26
$70
Location: Parkland Gym
> Tue/Thu Oct 21–Dec 4
6–7am
WCE 443 005
Deadline: Oct 14
$70
Location: Parkland Gym

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 Sep 8–Oct 20
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 003
Deadline: Aug 29
$45
Location: Parkland-P210
> Mon Oct 27–Dec 8
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 004
Deadline: Oct 20
$45
Location: Parkland-P210

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.
> Mon Sep 8–Oct 20
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 004
Deadline: Sep 2
$45
Location: Parkland-P210
> Mon Oct 27–Dec 8
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 005
Deadline: Oct 20
$45
Location: Parkland-P210

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING
Discover how to train your muscles to perform daily activities with ease and not injury with Peg Olson, AFAA certified instructor. Focus is on multi-joint, multi-muscle exercises that build strength, balance, and endurance using weights and resistance.
> Wed Sep 3–Oct 15
5:45–6:45pm
WCE 918 006
Deadline: Aug 28
$45
Location: Parkland-P210
> Wed Oct 22–Dec 10 (no class Nov 26)
5:45–6:45pm
WCE 918 007
Deadline: Oct 15
$45
Location: Parkland-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 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 Sep 8–Oct 20
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 007
Deadline: Sep 2
$45
Location: Parkland-P105
> Mon Oct 27–Dec 8
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 008
Deadline: Oct 20
$45
Location: Parkland-P105

ZUMBA GOLD®
Zumba Gold® combines all the flavor of Zumba® at a slightly slower pace for those just starting a workout routine or the ac¬tive older adult. You’ll still experience all the zest of Latin mu¬sic and dance steps in this fun-filled dance-fitness class led by AFAA-certified instructor Rena Leake.
> Sat Sep 20–Nov 22
8–8:45am
WCE 622 003
Deadline: Sep 12
$55
Location: Parkland-P105

WATER AEROBICS

Increase your flexibility, strength, and circulatory endurance with this joint soothing therapeutic water exercise. Participate at your own comfort level with water aerobics pro Jo Rodriguez.
> Tue Aug 26–Oct 14
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 005
Deadline: Aug 19
$60
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Aug 28–Oct 16
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 006
Deadline: Aug 21
$60
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Tue Oct 21–Dec 9
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 007
Deadline: Oct 14
$60
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Oct 23–Dec 11 (no class Nov 27)
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 008
Deadline: Oct 16
$60
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana

PILATES
This group mat Pilates class can begin your introduction to Pilates or be a continuation of your current practice. Casey Coon, instructor for The Method: Mat and Standing Pilates, will guide you through modifications and variations for all fit¬ness levels. These unique exercises are designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and posture.
Bring a mat and small hand towel.
> Thu Sep 4–Oct 16
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 005
Deadline: Aug 28
$45
Location: Parkland-P105
> Thu Oct 23–Dec 11 (no class Nov 27)
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 006
Deadline: Oct 16
$45
Location: Parkland-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 Sep 9–Oct 21
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 005
Deadline: Sep 2
$45
Location: Parkland-P105
> Tue Oct 28–Dec 9
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 006
Deadline: Oct 21
$45
Location: Parkland-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 Sept 6–Nov 22 (no class Nov 1)
9–10:30am
WCE 971 003
Deadline: Aug 30
$75
Location: Parkland-P105

BEGINNING TAI CHI
Improve your quality of life with this class, especially helpful for those with arthritis, using Sun style, 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 to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation. Advanced move¬ments are available to provide an additional challenge for those with more experience.
> Tue Sep 2–Oct 14
11am–noon
WLI 427 004
Deadline: Aug 26
$45
Location: Parkland-P105
> Tue Oct 21–Dec 2
11am–noon
WLI 427 005
Deadline: Oct 14
$45
Location: Parkland-P105

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 Oct 7–21
6:30–8:30pm
WCE 891 002
Deadline: Sep 30
$40
Location: Parkland-T106

COUPLES MASSAGE
In four short hours, you and your partner will learn to give a relaxing Swedish massage. Bring one twin fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and one pillowcase. Wear or bring swimwear or athletic shorts and shirt. Led by Claire Prudhomme, MCP, NCTMB, LMT. This workshop is for couples only.
> Sun Sep 28
noon–4pm
WCE 355 003
Deadline: Sep 22
$50
Location: Parkland Health Professions-H127
> Sun Nov 9
noon–4pm
WCE 355 004
Deadline: Nov 3
$50
Location: Parkland Health Professions-H127

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 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 Nov 3–17
6–7:15pm
WCE 942 003
Deadline: Oct 27
$30
Location: Parkland-W115

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 form—an enriching experience celebrating women of all shapes, sizes, and ages.
> Thu Sep 4
6:30–8:30pm
WCE 419 002
Deadline: Aug 28
$25
Location: Parkland-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, and of course shimmies 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 Sep 18–Oct 16
6:30–7:30pm
WCE 445 002
Deadline: Sep 11
$35
Location: Parkland-P105
 

PARKLAND FITNESS CENTER
Dodds Athletic Complex
Parkland ID required!

Summer Hours:
June 16 - August 7
Monday - Thursday: 7 am - 7 pm
Friday: 7 am - 5pm
Saturday: 7 am - noon


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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