Ridgefield Continuing Education
Fit and Tight with Barre-Lates; Danza-Barre; Zumba; Stretch; Foam Rolling
In the event of teacher absence, we will hire a substitute, if available, to teach the class. If you have teaching experience and would like to interview in case a subbing opportunity comes up, please contact Peggy Bruno at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (203) 431-2812.
We expect students to have consulted with their doctor before starting any new exercise program.
7 Sessions $ 88 (Ridgefield
Sr./Disab. $ 75)
Mon., 1/23, 30; 2/6, 13, 27; 3/6, 13 from 5:45 to 6:40 p.m.; HYBRID - East Ridge Middle School AND Zoom.
8 Sessions $ 100 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 85)
Tue., 11/22, 29; 12/6, 13; 1/10, 17, 24, 31 from 5:45 to 6:40 p.m.; HYBRID - Veterans Park School AND Zoom.
Simply Stretch with Mary
Gain freedom of movement, move comfortably and reduce pain in this relaxing class and fun class. Set aside some time for a stretch class that lengthens muscles and aids in mobility. Move with greater range of motion and less back and body pain. Students in this class will learn how to stretch those hard to reach muscles and will learn how to increase flexibility and move with greater range of motion. The use of dynamic and static stretches will be explored in each class. This class is for any interested person as modifications are made of each level. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Yoga blocks and yoga straps are helpful, but not necessary. Instructor Mary Sireci, a certified Hatha Yoga and Physical Education teacher, has been a dedicated yogi for years and is trained in making modifications for individual needs. Makeup date, if needed, is 12/21.
6 Sessions $ 75 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 64)
Wed., 11/2, 9, 16, 30; 12/7, 14 from 5:45 to 6:35 p.m. at Veterans Park School. No class 11/23.
Zumba Express, Danza-Barre, Full Body Strength - descriptions below, see Cardio category for date/price information.
Full Body Strength and Cardio Workout
This classic workout will get you in shape or keep you in shape. Strength and conditioning exercises are designed to help shed excess fat while building strength endurance and balance. Cardiovascular (cardio) training will promote lean muscle and maintain calorie burn during and after the workout. Weights will be used and are suggested. Household items such as water bottles, cans etc. are great substitutes! Modifications are always provided by the instructor. Please have a mat, towel and water available. All levels are welcome! Instructor Patricia Anikewich holds many group exercise certifications and teaches at many Westchester and Connecticut fitness centers. Make up date, if needed, is added to an open date or the end of the session.
Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. - see Cardio category for date/price information.
Zumba Express, a new class this past fall in Ridgefield Continuing Education, is a FUN dance based workout combined with 2 to 3 toning segments focused on building cardio endurance and strength training. Choreography is taught at beginner to advanced levels and includes many dance rhythms including Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Cha-Cha, Bachata, Swing, Bollywood and Bhangra. Come join the party and watch the pounds melt away!!! Bring a water bottle and towel. Instructor Patti Larkin has been teaching Zumba in Westchester County for over 5 years.
Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m. - see Cardio category for date/price information.
Let's get moving again. This class combines stretching, barre, and easy dance moves to tone, build endurance, improve your balance and posture, or become a better social dancer. No dance experience needed. No floor work; every movement will be done standing or sitting. A sturdy chair is required. Instructor Natalie Mazzola is a former amateur 10 dance champion, and a teacher for over 20 years at the Vitti's School of Dance in Danbury, CT. She loves to have fun, and her no stress attitude toward dance is clear as her students always leave with a smile!
Tuesdays from 7:15 to 8 p.m. - see Cardio category for date/price information.
We expect students to have consulted with their doctor before starting any
new exercise program.