The Fairmount Center for the Arts Fitness classes make it easy to get fit – in both mind and body. Whether you wish to find radiant health and strength with the Ballet based Barre FX classes, strengthen and tone muscles with Body Sculpting, or experience the controlled and low impact movements of Yoga, Fairmount Center has a class for you.
Age: 13yrs to Adult
Day/Time: Saturday, 9-10am
Instructor: Sarah Thrasher
Come experience the mind body connection of Vinyasa Yoga! This challenging class will ignite your body and build strength while allowing your mind to escape and find focus. The sequencing in this class follows the Baptiste methodology, which incorporates sun salutations, standing postures and balancing postures. Modifications can be made for all levels. Plan on coming to heat up your body and let go of your mind. Pease bring a mat and water.
Instructor, Sarah Thrasher, completed her 200-hour training through Cleveland Yoga. Her training focused on the Baptiste methodology. She has been practicing yoga for the past 10 years and has been a long time athlete with experience in all areas of fitness. She is the Elementary Library Media Specialist at West Geauga Schools and interested in bringing yoga to the community in which she lives.
Age: 13yrs to Adult
Day/Time: Wednesday, 5-6:30pm
Instructor: William Reith, Fencing Master
This is a beginning and intermediate fencing class which focuses on foil basics, tactical applications, rules and officiating. Includes warmups, footworks, blade work and tactics.
Instructor, William Reith; Fencing Master, Olympic Coach, National Junior and Cadet Coach, Collegiate Coach, High School and Youth Championships, 50= years fencing and coaching at all levels. Competitve Fencer US World Championship Teams, US Pan American Gold Medalist, Bronze Medalist World Veteran Championships.
Coach of two-time Olympian Stephen Trevor, 1984-1988, Jon Normile, 1996, and Jason Pryor, 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Age: 13yrs to Adult
Day/Time: Thursday, 8-9pm
Instructor: Beatrice Parker
Zumba Fitness takes the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance fitness - cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility and boosted energy. Zumba Fitness incorporates dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music such as hip-hop, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included.
To Register for Yoga, Fencing or Zumba:
1. Call: (440) 338-3171
2. In person or mail 2017 Summer Registration Form
and payment to: 8400 Fairmount Rd, Novelty, Ohio 44072
3. Online Registration
Registration for Barre FX and Body Sculpting is at:
www.flexcity.com or call 440.729.3463
Strength training is the fastest way to shape up! This balanced fitness workout combines strength, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance without high-impact or choreographed movements providing a results-oriented whole body workout. Working with a set of dumbbells and an exercise mat for this one-hour class, you’ll slim your legs, firm your arms, flatten and strengthen your abdominal, and tone your entire body. Also helps to prevent the development of osteoporosis while firing up your metabolism, helping you lose weight and inches. You will not build muscular size or bulk. Accommodates all fitness levels. Work at your own pace. Bring a set of 3-5 lb. dumbbells and an exercise mat to class.
This awesome class will produce results! Get ready to lift your derriere, trim your waist and hips, sculpt your arms, tone your legs, flatten and define your abs, while improving your flexibility, posture and balance. The Barre FX fat burning format integrates the use of the ballet barre, light weights and a mat providing a fun and challenging workout. Each class includes several highly effective sequences of toning and resistance exercises with an emphasis on the core, waist, arms, derriere and legs. Effective stretching techniques are utilized to create long, lean muscle without bulk. This is a challenging, no impact workout appropriate for all fitness levels. You don’t have to be a dancer to enjoy this great workout! Join anytime.