Recreational Sports & Fitness

Fall 2014 Instructional Programs

Different from our Group Exercise classes, our Instructional Programs focus on a progression of postures, exercises and techniques over a series of weeks. Classes are appropriate for all fitness levels and previous experience is not needed.

To register for a program stop by either the Jacobs or Cassell Fitness Center Front Desk.  Please note that the registration deadline for Session 1 is 8/29 and Session 2 is 10/10.  For more information about our programs please contact Jacquelyne Chantry at chantry@american.edu.

Meditation

meditation

Discover your full potential in a supported group environment in our NEW guided meditation class. No experience necessary - just an open mind & heart. Learn how to "quiet" and "still" your mind instead of reacting to your thoughts and emotions. Various types of meditation will be practiced each week to allow you to find the type that works best for YOU.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

12:00pm-1:00pm

Casssell Fitness Center

Session 1: 9/2-10/9

Session 2: 10/14-11/20

Members: $60

Faculty/Staff (Non-Members): $85                                                                                      

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Karate

karate

Train the mental, physical and spiritual aspects of life through Kyokushin Karate. Students will improve upon their self-defense skills, self-confidence, and self-respect through basic hand & foot techniques, forms, and sparring. While the daily objective of the class is to train, the overall goal is to improve and progress through the eight colored belt system. All levels are welcome!

Mondays & Wednesdays

8:30pm-9:30pm

Jacobs Fitness Center

Session 1: 9/3-10/13

Session 2: 10/15-11/24

Members: $85

Faculty & Staff (Non-Members): $110

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Water Fitness

water fitness

How can you up the fun-factor of your workout? ADD Water!  All levels welcome. No Swimming Experience Necessary! This low-impact class will give you a full-body strength and cardio workout, while minimizing stress on the bones and joints. By using the resistance of the water and other fun pool tools, you will be able to increase your heart rate and train all of your major muscle groups. Bring your bathing suit & towel and be ready to work hard while having a good time!

Tuesdays & Thursdays

12:00pm-1:00pm

Reeves Aquatic Center

Session 1: 9/2-10/9

Session 2: 10/14-11/20

Members: $50

Faculty/Staff (Non-Member): $75

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