FITNESS

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Fall 2017 Fitness Class Schedule

September 18, 2017 - November 30, 2017

ClassDayStart DateEnd DateStart Time (1 hour class)Location
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Monday September 18 November 27 2:00-3:30pm
(90 min class)
RAC Studio II
Kick Boxing Monday September 18 November 27 6:00pm RAC Studio I 
Kick Boxing Monday September 18 November 27 7:00pm RAC Studio I
Kettlebell Tuesday September 18 November 27 7:30am MAC Topline Studio
Learn to Run Tuesday September 19 November 28 7:30pm RAC Track
Kick Boxing Thursday September 21 November 30 6:00pm RAC Studio I
Kick Boxing Thursday September 21 November 30 7:00pm RAC Studio I
Olympic Lifting Thursday September 21 November 30 7:00pm MAC High Performance Area
*Older Adult Fitness (60+) Tuesday September 12 October 24 10:00am MAC Topline Studio
*Older Adult Fitness (60+) Tuesday October 31 December 12 10:00am MAC Topline Studio
*Older Adult Fitness (60+) Thursday September 19 October 26 9:30am MAC Topline Studio
*Older Adult Fitness (60+) Thursday November 2 December 14 9:30am MAC Topline Studio

Fee: 

60 Minute Class - Ryerson Full-Time Students and Recreation Members: $85 + HST; Non-Members: $160 + HST; Non-Members must purchase a $30 OneCard to allow for RAC & MAC access

90 Minute Class - Ryerson Full-Time Students and Recreation Members: $127.50 + HST; Non-Members: $240 + HST; Non-Members must purchase a $30 OneCard to allow for RAC & MAC access

Register for all Instructional Programs in-person at RAC or MAC.

Instructional Class Promotion: Purchase your FIRST class at regular price and receive your SECOND class at 50% off. Promotional offer expires September 28, 2017.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Description:  Get active and learn the art of self defense with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! Students will work with partners to focus on positioning, developing base/balance, creation of space, transitioning and establishing controlled position. Position before submission! 

Kettlebell

Description: Take your muscle conditioning to a whole new level with kettlebells!  This class is run as a circuit or bootcamp style class with focus on kettlebell technique and form to improve your cardio-respiratory fitness and power output as it bridges the gap between strength training and cardio. Modifications are provided for all levels so that everyone can succeed and see improvements! 

Kick Boxing

Description: This program combines the disciplines of Western and Thai Kick Boxing. Increase power, strength, focus, co-ordination and flexibility, as well as reduce stress levels with this ancient art form. Ranking and promoting of yellow through black belts can be done by instructor at the end of each semester if the participant chooses. For those interested in progressing their training and achieving results at a faster pace, attending both classes, twice a week, is recommended.

Learn to Run

Description: Always been interested in wanting to run but not sure where to start? This 8-week run/walk program will progress you safely and slowly from mostly walking to running 20-30 minutes continuously, perfect for those brand new to running or returning after a break. This class will teach you about proper technique, safe progressions, pacing, injury prevention, effective warm-ups and how to stretch, all while keeping you motivated and having fun! For those interested in progressing their training and achieving results at a faster pace, attending both classes, twice a week, is recommended. Please note: this class will occasionally be held outside.

*Older Adult Fitness

Description: Older Adult Fitness classes are designed to help seniors and older adults maintain and increase their cardiovascular health, muscular strength and endurance, joint stability, coordination, agility, and flexibility in a low-impact and easy-to-follow format all while having a lively and cheerful time in a group setting. A chair is offered for support for those who need it.

* Each session runs for 7 weeks

* FEE: $56 + HST for each 7 week session

Olympic Lifting

Description: Olympic Lifting or Power lifting is comprised of three lifts the Clean, Snatch and Clean and Jerk. Olympic lifting strengthens the entire body simultaneously making more efficient use of your time in the gym. It aids in the development of greater power, strength, speed and coordination. The classes will utilize all three lights along with deadlights, their modification to stress different aspects of the lift. The goal is to work on the nuance of each lift by mastering the intricate form and technique each lift involves. For those interested in progressing their training and achieving results at a faster pace, attending both classes, twice a week, is recommended.