The Oro Valley Community Center offers many fitness classes per week.
Classes offer something for everyone and range from low impact to high intensity.
Please register for fitness classes online at playov.com under the Community Center tab. Space is limited so register before coming to the Community Center for your class.
Community Center Classes -
Aqua: Not just aerobics in the water! Utilize 12-15% more resistance than exercising on land. Consistently work opposing muscle groups for a full class.
Adaptive Aquatics: Class participants can achieve levels of conditioning that will preserve their mobility and independence. Many people experience age related degenerative musculoskeletal and metabolic challenges, class formats will be decidedly more Cardio-centric. However, emphasis on preserving, if not improving, Range of Motion and Functional Fitness will be emphasized as well.
Aqua Yoga: Get in the water and pose. in the water you utilize 12-15% more resistance than exercising on land. This 30 minute class will test your yoga poses while keeping you cool in the pool.
Body Balance Stretch: A stretch class that takes you through exercises designed to enhance breathing, muscle strength, range of motion, and flexibility while enabling better focus with balance activities that promote good posture.
Chi Kung/Qigong: Qigong means energy and breath, efficiently flowing through the entire body. Chi Kung practice will awaken the flow of chi that channels life energy into the body for detoxifying, cleansing, healing, and strengthening the internal organs.
Core and Stretch: Improve your core strength while increasing flexibility.
Just Weights: This low impact class will utilize a mixture of dumbbells, resistance bands, and body weight to sculpt and define arms, back, legs and glutes.
Line Dancing: Learn basic line dance steps set to music. Great low impact cardio. No partner necessary.
Sit and Be Fit: Function better in your daily life - sitting, standing up from a chair, walking and fall prevention. Increase strength, tone, muscle endurance & bone density. This class will improve core stability, balance, coordination, and maintain good posture.
Spin: Spin is a highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, Spin offers a challenging ride with fun energizing music. It's the perfect opportunity to get your heart pumping while you burn some serious calories.
Spin & Strength: Take a cardio workout on the bikes for about 20 minutes then continue on with intervals of weights, bands and lots of core work.
Tai Chi: A series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Tai chi is sometimes described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements connecting the mind and body.
Advanced Yoga: Faster paced practice with expanded postures and balances. Students are expected to have a solid yoga background.
Beginning Yoga: Learn the fundamentals of a safe and effective yoga practice, (it’s not just stretching;) presenting in a fun fashion, exploring principles of posture, balance, strength, and stress management techniques.
Yoga Flow: Vinyasa means linking breath with movement. This faster paced, advanced practice will emphasize a safe " flow" technique. You will be challenged by creative sequences, smooth transitions and postures including arm balances and inversions set to a fun musical playlist.
Zumba Gold: This class is for active older adults looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity.