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- Group Fitness Classes
Carbon Valley Parks and Recreation District's fitness program strives to positively impact our community and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality experience through safe, effective and fun fitness programming. Our group fitness classes will challenge you and help you achieve your goals. Highly trained and qualified instructors teach low impact to high impact classes and everything in between.
Fitness classes are held at the Carbon Valley Recreation Center unless stated otherwise. Drop-in group fitness classes are included with daily admission fees or rec center membership passes.
Group Fitness Schedule
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Tai Chi | June 13 - 15
During the Recreation Center front entrance remodel and construction, the Monday/Wednesday 7:45 am All Levels Yoga and 9 am Gentle Yoga will be held at the CVPRD Studio beginning Monday, April 17.
The Studio is located at 8350 Colorado Blvd, Suite 170, Firestone, CO 80504
Contact Suzi Shankweiler, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator with any questions.
All Levels yoga
A Vinyasa-style class, synchronizing breath with movement. This class builds balance, strength, tones the mind and body and leaves you feeling invigorated.
Fridays | 7:30 - 8:30 am | Begins June 2
Metal to the Pedal
Come and rock out in this hard-core cycling class. Guaranteed to wake you up and get you going! For all levels of cyclists.
Tuesdays | 8 - 8:45 am
Core and Restore
Strengthen your core to enhance stability and endurance for the center of your body followed by lengthening and stretching to help avoid injuries.
Mondays | 4:45 - 5:15 pm
Wednesdays | 9:15 - 10 am
Group Fitness Class Descriptions
30-Minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Cycling
Kick-start your metabolism through a series of short, high-intensity intervals. Don’t like being in the seat for an hour? You’ve found the right class. Short, but intense. For all fitness levels.
Alignment based Hatha yoga is a slower paced class, perfect for beginners to advanced and will take you through standing and seated Asanas while introducing students to backbends and inversions. Designed to calm your mind, body and spirit. Modifications are offered to make the class accessible to all levels of practitioners.
All Levels Yoga
A Vinyasa-style class, synchronizing breath with movement. This class builds balance, strength, tones the mind and body and leaves you feeling invigorated. Focuses on alignment and safety, with modifications for advanced poses, inversions and arm balances. Expect to build heat through breath, sweat, twisting and balance. Great for beginners and challenging enough for experienced yogis.
Balance and Beyond
Get stronger and improve your balance while lowering the risk of falling. Exercises are designed to improve strength and power around the ankle, hip and knee joints, while improving reaction time.
Class held at the Senior Center, 6615 Frederick Way.
High-intensity exercise class designed to increase strength, speed, muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
Buti (pronounced booty) is a music-driven movement practice that combines dynamic yoga poses, primal movement, intentional shaking, cardio-dance bursts and deep core conditioning. This one class has it all and may just be the soulmate workout you've been searching for! Class is considered intermediate to advanced.
For more information about Buti yoga click here
Cycle to the CORE
HIIT cycling followed by Les Mills CORE training. It's a great mix of cardio and core.
Cycle to Strength
Combines 30 minutes of Indoor Cycle with 30 minutes of strength training.
Low-impact yoga class perfect for the new or beginning yogi looking for a peaceful and relaxing experience.
Old school aerobics are transformed into a modern, heart pounding, fun and effective workout. Cardio and toning meet leg warmers with a side of air guitar. Enjoy a zero equipment, full body, challenging and fun workout!
HIIT the Weights/Core
Build muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility with this pure HIIT strength into core workout.
Technique, power and cardiovascular endurance training for all levels of cyclists.
Challenge yourself in this 30-minute class designed to build strength and endurance in a short amount of time. For all fitness levels.
LES MILLS BODYPUMP™
The original barbell class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body. Great music and your choice of weight inspires you to get the results you came for - and fast! This addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, deadlifts and curls. "Kia Kaha"…Forever Strong!
LES MILLS BODYCOMBAT™
BODYCOMBAT is a high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ!
LES MILLS CORE™
Build strength, stability and endurance in this ultimate scientific 30 minute core workout designed to improve definition and sports performance. Works all the muscles of the core including abdominals, glutes and back to improve balance and injury prevention.
Speed up your workout using intervals and circuits for a fast-paced, high intensity 60-minute class. Designed to increase athletic performance, strength and stamina.
This intense, 45-minute class incorporates cardio-kickboxing and strength training to build muscle and burn fat. Burn more calories in a shorter amount of time.
SilverSneakers® BOOM Move
A higher intensity dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. MOVE is all about breaking a sweat and having fun. Simple dance moves that build into more complex sequences, bringing you a great cardio workout.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers® ball is alternated with non-impact choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation exercises.
New to SilverSneakers or exercising? This is a great place to start! Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength and range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Get ready to move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered so you can perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level.
Ready for some old school step? Step intervals with weights and bodyweight strength training.
HIIT the Step
30 minutes for High Intensity Interval Training using bodyweight and a step platform. Guaranteed to drive the heart rate up and improve cardiovascular endurance.
Gentle moving poses and low-impact exercises help build balance, a healthy spirit, mind, and body.
The Tuesday/Thursday classes are held at CVPRD's Admin Studio, 8350 Colorado Blvd., Ste 180 (next to Dairy Queen). Wednesday classes are held at the Senior Center, 6615 Frederick Way.
Start your practice with flow to challenge and enliven the body and end with restorative yoga to relax the body, reduce stress, and promote flexibility and healing.
A fun, total body workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome. No dance experience required.
A modified Zumba® class for active older adults that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Easy to follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.