The Granby Senior Center offers a variety of affordable exercise classes throughout the week for anyone 25 and older. Only $6/class for Granby residents when you pay the session price. Intensity levels range from house cat to cheetah. Classes run by session or you can pay a drop-in fee.
NEW—Cardio Pilates: This class combines Pilates, hand weights and cardio into one workout that is fun and effective. Includes Pilates core exercises with classic lifting moves and low to no impact cardio bursts adaptable to every fitness level. Instructor, Mellanee Harmon. Choose between Mondays at 4:30 p.m. or, for the early birds, Thursdays at 5:30 a.m.
NEW—On the Ball: Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. This class incorporates the use of large stability balls for core and balance training with weighted medicine balls for muscle strengthening and small play balls for isometric muscle building. Instructor, Paula Pirog.
NEW—HIIT: Sundays at 7:30 a.m. This high intensity interval training class will incorporate strength and cardiovascular training for a great full body workout that will increase strength and maximize your calorie burn. Instructor, Jennifer Dzielak.
Yoga Flow: Mondays at 9:45 a.m. Emphasis is given to finding a balance between flexibility and strength and exploring how, with practice, we can find increased fluidity of movement. Yoga experience is somewhat helpful but not required. Instructor, Mary Fuller.
Gentle Movement and Balance: Mondays at 11:15 a.m. This class is designed to gently stretch muscles and joints to promote flexibility. Leg and core strengthening to help with Fall Prevention. Instructor, Paula Pirog.
Chair Yoga: Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Enhanced breathing, seated and standing classic Yoga poses, plus balance training and core strengthening. Guided meditation finishes the class in a calm and relaxing manner. Instructor, Paula Pirog.
Yoga: Tuesday at 4 p.m. Strength building sequences, standing and on the mat. Includes balance and Pilates floor work. Instructor, Paula Pirog.
Tone-up Tune-up: Wednesdays at 9:45 a.m. A low impact cardiovascular workout with intervals of weight work for upper and lower body strengthening. Does not go to the floor; core training performed seated or standing. Instructor, Mary Fuller.
Body Blast: Wednesdays at 4:15 p.m. This fast paced class gives you an all-around great workout. Instructor, Mary Fuller
Chi Gong: Fridays at 8:30 a.m. A gentle, low-impact, standing or seated class focusing on flexibility, balance, healing and pain management. Chi Gong is rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Instructor, Mary Ellen Mullins
Cardio Combo: Fridays at 9:45 a.m. Quicker pace and more aerobics. Instructor, Mary Fuller.
Line Dancing: Fridays at 1 p.m. Get a solid hour workout while enjoying many musical forms. Learn steps and sequences, develop balance and your own personal style. Instructor, Jim Gregory.