“The pursuit of inner stillness is enhanced by periods of physical activity.” Supplement your current fitness program with one of our unique mind/body offerings. These energizing practices are available to anybody seeking to elevate their flexibility, balance and strength to a whole new level.
Reconnect with your mind and body at Hempfield recCenter. We offer a variety of programs throughout the year, for all interests and skill levels.
A simple 10-step Tai Chi form introduces students to the basic postures appearing in many Tai Chi forms. Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art and form of stylized, meditative exercise, characterized by methodically slow circular and stretching movements and positions of body balance. Attention will be given to relaxation, basic alignment and safe movements. It is a “no pressure” atmosphere to make learning fun.
No classes will be held the week of Thanksgiving.
Instructor: Ben Ninmann
|Sept 17–Dec 10||M||12:00 pm–1:00 pm||#92839||$120M/$150NM|
|Sept 20–Dec 13||Th||6:30 pm–7:30 pm||#92853||$120M/$150NM|
|Sept 20–Dec 13||Th||7:30 pm–8:30 pm||#92859||$120M/$150NM|
This class series offers the opportunity to slow down and rest. This class will engage you in gentle rejuvenating exercises through breath work, qigong, yoga, guided imagery and meditation techniques. All exercises are structured to aid participants in sitting in stillness.
Benefits of meditation include:
•Lowers blood pressure
•Decreases tension-related pain such as headaches, insomnia, muscle and joint tension
•Improves the immune system
•Increases energy levels
We’re sorry. The fall session has been canceled.
Instructor: Carolyn Whitt, M.S.
|Sept 19–Oct 24||W||12:30 pm–1:30 pm||#92721||$60M/$70NM|
A combination of exercises and meditations that promotes health, happiness, and spiritual awareness. There are three basic components to Kundalini Yoga: 1) physical postures which include yogic stretching and movement; 2) breathing exercises which support the processing of feelings, controlling moods, and deepening concentration; and 3) mantra (sound) and meditation exercises that work to direct and discipline the mind.
No class will be held the week of Thanksgiving.
Conf. Rm. C Instructor: Carolyn Whitt, M.S.
|Sept 5–Oct 10||W||5:30 pm–6:45 pm||#92713||$60M/$70NM|
|Oct 24–Dec 5||W||5:30 pm–6:45 pm||#92716||$60M/$70NM|
Yin/Yang Yoga - 75 minute class
75-minute class for any level of practice. Each class includes a combination of meditation, gentle Vinyasa flow to strengthen the core, Yin Yoga to empower the mind and lengthen the muscles, and restorative poses to align mind and body. Join the class to ease your mind and strengthen your body.
Minimum of 10 people needed for class.
Conf. Rm. C Instructor: Jane Grice
|Sept 11–Oct 2||Tu||6:30 pm–7:45 pm||#92723||$40M/$50NM|
|Oct 16–Nov 6||Tu||6:30 pm–7:45 pm||#92749||$40M/$50NM|
Small Steps, Big Changes - ages 18+
Don’t tackle it alone! Join us for this 10-week lifestyle-changing program.
Participants will learn how to take control of their health by establishing SMART Goals and working to achieve them in a supportive and rewarding environment. Our professional staff will use a variety of workouts, introducing you to a complete experience of TRX, Pilates, Cross Training, Circuits, Cycle, Yoga, and more. Participants will also learn about healthy nutrition options. 18+
Register by Sept. 12. NOTE – Updated schedule from printed Program Guide. Now Mondays only with price change!
• Led by certified and professional trainer, Mandy McFerren
• Participants will be required to work out on their own throughout the week
• Includes membership throughout the program
• Complete body composition analysis
• Weekly weigh-ins
• 10 weeks of group training sessions
• 10 weeks of nutritional educational sessions
• Fun, life-changing workouts
|Sept 17–Dec 1||M||7:00 pm-8:00 pm||#92667||$75M/$150NM|
*NEW* All-Inclusive Nutrition Coaching Package
Registered Dietitian, Amanda R. Trout, will customize a plan that will help you on your journey to better health and fitness. She has extensive experience helping clients with weight concerns. She will be your source of motivation, support and encouragement while simultaneously providing the knowledge, accountability, and expertise in nutrition that you seek. Amanda has a wealth of nutrition knowledge from her eleven years as Registered Dietitian. She is an adjunct instructor of nutrition at PA College of Health Sciences, a nutrition consultant to an intensive outpatient eating disorder recovery program, and a telehealth dietitian provider for a national online medical practice.
•One 60-minute nutrition counseling visit
•One 30-minute nutrition counseling visit
•A thorough nutrient analysis of your dietary intake using the industry’s most accurate software
•A customized three-day meal plan
Amanda will have you complete a food intake log to help her better understand your current diet. You will meet with her at the Hempfield recCenter to discuss your nutrition intake, discuss nutrition goals and the action steps needed to achieve your goals. Register at the front desk.