New classes continue at The Ridge Gym

Zumba- twice the fun each week, Tues. & Wed. 5:30PM

Yoga- 3 times/wk starting March 8th- Tues & Thurs. 5:30PM and the NEW class on Fridays at 9AM continues due to popular demand!

Download "April-2019-Class Calendar.pdf"

The Ridge Gym Class Schedule 

Monday

HIIT It! with Stephanie
High Intensity/Impact Interval Training
5:30 PM
LIIT  with Stephanie
LOW Intensity/Impact Interval Training
6:30 PM

Tuesday

Zumba Toning with Teri
Latin Dance
5:30 PM
Yoga with Denise
Yoga
6:30 PM

Wednesday

Zumba Dance with Vickie
Traditional Zumba
5:30PM

Thursday

HIIT It! Circuits with Stephanie
HIIT using Circuits
5:30 PM
Gentle Yoga with Denise
Yoga w/ Stretching
6:30 PM

Friday

Gentle Yoga with Denise
Yoga w/ Stretching
9:00AM

Zumba at The Ridge

Workouts don’t have to be a chore. In fact, workouts don’t have to feel like workouts at all. With Zumba, a workout isn’t even a workout: it’s a fun, social dance party – with exercise being the biggest perk! The music is upbeat and contagious, so you can’t help but keep moving. Come join Teri  for Zumba Toning (with light weights) Tues. 5:30PM  and Zumba Dance with Vickie for a more traditional Zumba on Wednesday's at 5:30PM. You don't have to have rhythm, just the desire to burn some calories! Teri is back starting Feb. 2019 and Vickie moves to Wed. 5:30PM.

http://www.healthfitnessrevolution.com/top-10-health-benefits-zumba/

Yoga & Gentle Yoga

For those who are looking for an all-around calming mechanism to ease tightness or stiffness of the body, this is your class. Denise offers Yoga and Gentle Yoga that focus on creating a safe, sacred place to experience peace and healing internally, externally, eternally. Denise has taught multi-level Yoga for 16 years. She is thrilled when her students discover for themselves the power and effectiveness of a practice that is so gentle and enjoyable. She devotes great attention to detail, adapting and modifying poses to the needs and abilities of each student offering modifications for all levels in each class. Everyone is welcome to come join the practice. Yoga is NOT just for women!  Everyone can benefit from more balance, flexibility, and internal reflection.

Read about the benefits of Yoga:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/yoga/art-20044733?pg=2
 

What is HIIT & LIIT?

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, but don't let the name intimidate you. Stephanie leads us through rounds of cardio, upper body, lower body, and Abs/Core with short rests in between. The idea here is to get the heart rate up, then let it come down, which is called Interval Training. Studies suggest that this is the fastest way to burn calories and in turn burn fat for the slimmer, trimmer, toned YOU! Modifications to almost every exercise are given for those who are less advanced, and/or have limitations due to injuries. Progressions are also offered for those wanting a bit more.

LIIT (Low Intensity Interval Training).  Stephanie also leads this class. It is a lower-intensity, low impact version of interval training. It's still a total-body workout, only less intense. This class is for everyone wanting a good combination of cardio and strength-training without the impact of jumping & plyometrics.

Read about the benefits of Interval Training:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/interval-training/art-20044588?pg=2
I've been going to yoga at The Ridge for a few months and it's been successful! I've participated in a lot of yoga classes but this one is by far my favorite! Denise, the instructor is highly knowledgeable on not only the poses, but the anatomy and how to modify for different bodies and injuries people may have. She's so kind, compassionate, caring and truly embodies the heart centered teachings of yoga. She takes it past just a physical practice and helps us to enhance the mental and spiritual aspects of yoga. Every class is like a warming, calming, welcoming breath of fresh air. Especially since she also takes the time to walk us through breath work which has helped me to take my practice to a deeper level. I would recommend Denise's yoga class at The Ridge to everyone! It's a truly life changing experience.
— S.B. March 2019

HIIT Circuits

Stephanie leads the HIIT It! Circuits. This is a class to promote strength and stamina, and is a full-body workout.  Stations are used and are either timed or require a certain number of repetitions.  Equipment or simple body weight is used to perform the exercises.  Individuals move from station to station changing exercises at each station.  The goal is just like other interval training, heart rate up then down to burn calories and fat faster. Modifications are given and the intensity of the workout is totally up to you! 

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