Fitness

Winter 2017


Class registrations may be made at www.townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the Town Hall (11408 Municipal Center Drive) or by phone (218-3375).

Beginning & Continuing Taoist Tai Chi Classes
Sundays, Jan.1 – March 26, 9 – 10:30AM (No class on Jan. 22 or Feb. 12 & 19). The Taoist Tai Chi® arts are a powerful system for cultivation of body, mind and spirit to help practitioners return to a natural way of living. The practice contributes to better balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, improved circulation, calmness and peace of mind. This class is for both beginners and continuing participants. The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization with classes led by accredited volunteer instructors. For more information, call (865) 482-7761, email tennessee@taoist.org, or visit www.taoist.org.

Tai Chi for Health and QiGong (2 Sessions)
Session 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 9 – Feb. 15 (6 weeks, 12 classes), 9 – 10 AM. Cost: $70. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Jan. 6.
Session 2: Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 20 – March 29 (6 weeks, 12 classes), 9 – 10 AM. Cost: $70. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Feb. 17.
Instructor: Jane Pontius. Tai Chi for Health is a soft form of Tai Chi suitable for anyone with balance problems, arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s or other conditions that cause discomfort or difficulty in performing daily activities.

Pilates
Session 1: Tuesdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 7, (5 weeks), 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Cost: $50. Registration and payment deadline: Monday, Jan. 9
Session 2: Tuesdays, Feb. 21 – March 28 (6 weeks), 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Cost: $60. Registration and payment deadline: Monday, Feb. 20.
Join instructor Simon Bradbury for Pilates, a mind-body exercise that works the whole body. The focus is on correct use of core muscles, spinal alignment and proper breathing. Pilates helps to reduce injury, recover from injury and promote muscular balance.

Zumba

Mondays, Feb. 20 – March 27 (6 weeks), 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Cost: $45. Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Feb. 17. Instructor: Karen McKinney. Zumba is a cardio-based workout designed to tone the entire body. The routines feature interval sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor into the mix and you’ve got Zumba!

Immunization Education
Monday, Jan. 23, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 20. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. This session covers education on different types of immunizations, when best to receive them and what age or demographic is most suitable for each of them. A light lunch will be provided.

Osteoporosis Education
Monday, Feb. 13, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 10. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. This educational session covers prevention and management of osteoporosis, which can be a crippling and devastating disease. A light lunch will be provided.

Supplement Education
Monday, March 20, 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: Friday, March 17. Instructor: Jennifer Aramburo, Walgreens Pharmacy Manager. This educational session covers common vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements and their interactions with other medications. A light lunch will be provided.