Wellness Classes

Wellness Classes
Amy Hurd

Aldersgate United Methodist Church has a wellness program offering group fitness opportunities to the congregation and to the community at large.

The classes are ongoing and they are a FREE gift from the church to you and the community. All are welcome to join class as long as their physician has given approval.

Classes are taught by Judy Jurkowski, Wellness Coordinator. Judy is a Certified Exercise Instructor through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), Les Mills International (LMI) and Silver Sneakers (Healthways, Inc).  She has been teaching a wide variety of fitness classes at local gyms since 1987.


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
GENTLE YOGA:  

Gently relax and sooth your stress, renew and restore with this calming and rejuvenating class. The practice will focus on deep breathing, slow movement, gentle stretching and strengthening postures, as well as restorative postures and relaxation.

SENIOR STRENGTH AND STRETCH:

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activities for daily living. Hand held weights are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. This class is geared for healthy seniors as well as those with joint, mobility and/or balance issues.

FAMILY FRIENDLY GENTLE YOGA:

Gently relax and sooth your stress, renew and restore with this calming and rejuvenating (free) class. The practice will focus on deep breathing, slow movement, gentle stretching and strengthening postures as well as restorative postures and relaxation. Family members of all ages are welcome, but parents MUST stay in the class and supervise children under 14 years old.

Schedule of Classes
Mondays

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM    Senior Strength and Stretch

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM     Gentle Yoga

Tuesdays

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM    Family Friendly Gentle Yoga

Wednesdays

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM     Senior Strength and Stretch

Thursdays

11:00 AM -12:00 AM     Gentle Yoga

If you have questions about the classes, please contact Judy at 703-765-6555, ext. 626 or judy@aldersgate.net.

Also, please print out the required ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY and bring it with you.