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GEARS news February 23

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Discover Dance & Tap Class

 Class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through several dance disciplines (ballet, jazz & creative movement). Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Ages 3-5. Level 1 (Beginner) is on Mondays, March 9-April 27 from 6:10-6:55 pm with Level 2 (Intermediate) from 5-5:45 pm. Optional tap class before or after Level 1 & 2. Fee for Discover Dance is $45 for GEARS members and $52 for non-members. Tap Class is $15.

All class will be held at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  To register or for more information, go online at www.GetIntoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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Zumba Classes

 Zumba is a dance fitness class that fuses motivational musical rhythms and unique moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! The routines feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning calories. Add some Latin flavor and International zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba! Ditch the workout, join the party! Ages 14+. Tuesday class (March 10-April 28) is from 6-7 pm. Thursday class (March 12-April 30) is also from 6-7 pm Both classes are at the Masonic Village Memorial Hall Gym (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Class fee is $50 per class for GEARS member ($57 non-member) or $95 for both classes.

Zumba Gold is a toned-down version of Zumba! A fun aerobics-type class, part dance and part fitness, based primarily on Latin American & International style music. Geared to the deconditioned person/beginner exerciser and the active older adult. For those that may be hesitant to go “full-out” for whatever reason, Zumba Gold is the way to go! Judy McMillen is a licensed Zumba Gold Instructor. Ages 14+. Class is on Mondays, March 9-April 27 from 6-6:45 pm at the Masonic Village Memorial Hall Gym (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Class fee is $40 for members ($47 non-member).

To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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Aqua Zumba

 Ditch the workout, join the Pool Party! Aqua Zumba is a safe and effective water-based workout that integrates the Zumba formula with the traditional aqua fitness discipline. Please bring/wear a bathing suit and towel. Class is on Wednesdays, March 11-April 29, from 7:30-8:30 pm at the Masonic Village Patton Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Ages 16+. To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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Water Exercise Classes

 Aquacise – Do you want more energy, decreased body aches, stamina & flexibility, along with improved core balance? Then join us for a shallow water, heart healthy exercise class. Move at your own pace as your own fitness level regulates you though an hour of stretching, strengthening, endurance moves, balance building and cardio exercises. Water exercise makes it possible for everyone to get active and improve your fitness level. Bonnie Leibold will instruct. Ages 14+. Class is on Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 10-April 30 from 10:15-11 am. Fee is $75 for GEARS members and $82 for non-members.

 Water Aerobics combines aerobic conditioning and resistance training, with the added benefit of being gentle on the joints. Participants will develop cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength while enjoying motivating music and having fun in the pool. Ages 14+. Class is on Mondays & Thursdays, March 9-April 30 from 7:30-8:15 pm. Fee is $52 ($59 for non-members) for GEARS members for one day per week or $95 for both days.

All classes will be held at the Masonic Village Patton Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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Hatha Flow Yoga

            This multi-level hatha yoga class incorporates seated and standing yoga poses, conscious breathing and meditative focus to foster strength, flexibility and relaxation. Class phases are warming up, building heat and awakening energy though challenging sequences of standing poses, focused strength, balance and breathe work, deep stretching and a final relaxation and meditation. Participants should wear layers of comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Class will be taught by Charla Lorenzen, a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. Ages 14+. Class is on Mondays, Jan 5-Feb 23, and Wednesdays, March 9-April 29 from 6-7 pm at the Masonic Village Carpenter Chapel (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Fee is $50 for one day per week for GEARS members ($57 non-members) or sign up for both Monday & Wednesday for just $95. To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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Ballroom Dancing

            Put some “swing” in your step this spring! Class covers beginner through intermediate footwaork and body movement for the Waltz and Salsa. No experience necessary! Couples and single participants are encouraged to register! Dave & Judy Flowers will instruct. Ages 16+ (younger participants with participating parent(s). Class will be held on Wednesdays, March 18-April 8 from 8-9 pm at the Elizabethtown Masonic Village Roosevelt Assembly Room (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). The cost is $60 for GEARS members and $67 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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