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.
Classes are limited to 9 people, locker rooms and showers are closed. Please come in your workout wear and be prepared to leave in workout wear. Yoga and stretch mats are not available, if you need a mat please bring your own or we have yoga mats for purchase.
Community Center Classes -
Athlete Stretch: A faster paced flowing routine with specific Yoga poses; this class is designed for athletes and those of us whose flexibility may be challenged, but it is challenging enough even for the most flexible among us to reap its benefits. It’s not just for athletes, it reaches the athlete in all of us by improving balance, flexibility, and power.
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.
Aqua Tabata: This 60 minute workout uses tabata intervals to get a high intensity cardio & strength building workout that works your whole body. Great for calorie burning and losing fat! This workout is appropriate for all fitness levels.
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 Zumba®: For those looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.
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.
Beginner Barre: Using your own body weight as resistance, workout targets the muscles in your arms, thighs, seat and abs to the point of fatigue then stretches. Tone your arms & tighten up that beautiful core. It's going to burn into small muscle groups & help to strengthen and elongate your entire body!
Belly Dance: A fun way to get your cardio workout in and dance those extra calories away. This workout will have you focusing on your abdominal muscles. Bring a hip scarf with you to class for some bling.
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.
Boot Camp: Challenge yourself with this calorie-blasting workout, using the traditional Boot Camp style approach. Boot Camp is geared toward all fitness levels. Modifications are always offered for the beginner to the advanced.
Booty Barre Plus: Build gluteus maximus, burn the ab fat, improve total body strength, balance and posture with mix of fast paced ballet cardio moves, prop based Pilates & athletic stretch techniques.
Cardio Blast: Experience this FUN cardio workout of Low impact aerobics that will boost your energy level, burn calories, reduce stress, and get you in shape! This workout develops functional coordination, cardio vascular endurance, strength, flexibility, balance and much more. Strength and stretching always included.
Cardio Core and Flex: Increase your heart rate work on your core with different movements and end with a nice stretch.
Cardio for Core & More: This class offers multi-dimensional fitness protocols, e.g. Static Posture & Dynamic Movement Assessment, Breathing, Flexibility, Balance, Core, Resistance Training, Speed, Agility, Quickness, and Plyometrics. Think of it as a class that will, address proper execution of selected exercise protocols and appeal to the abilities of class participants, while presenting new and challenges. We will use Bodyweight and selected modalities/equipment.
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 Galore®: Pilates based body conditioning system geared at challenging participants' overall proprioceptive reflexes, flexibility and core stability, from the unconditioned participant up to the elite athlete.
Core and Strength: Get the best of both worlds in this class. Engage yourself in this full body workout and you will leave class sweaty!
Core and Stretch: Improve your core strength while increasing flexibility.
Dynamic Stretch: Improve mobility, flexibility, strength, and coordination for all your favorite activities with the most effective stretching props and techniques including static & active stretching, Franklin method, PNF, and gentle yoga.
Express Spin & Toning: 35 minutes of cycle then toning!
Foam Rolling: Head to toe guide on specific exercises to target key trigger points of the body using Foam rollers or tennis balls. Gain insight into alignment, muscular emphasis and correct placement/positioning of the body while massaging target areas causing tight muscles to release and unwind inner tension from tight fascia deep within the body for harmonious movement.
Functional Fitness for Daily Living: The emphasis is on fundamentals of exercise and enhancing basic movement patterns involved in the Activities of Daily Living. This class is progressive in that complexity and intensity build with regular participation.
Fusion Conditioning: Boost your overall fitness with rope and ball intervals, yogilates flow, medicine ball core, clx band strength, plus a few fun arm balances too.
HIIT: High-intensity interval training is a form of interval training, a cardiovascular exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods, until too exhausted to continue.
Line Dancing: Learn basic line dance steps set to music. Great low impact cardio. No partner necessary.
Little Black Dress: Complete body toning, cardio intervals all to help you fit in your little black dress.
Piyo: A fun and challenging combination of yoga and Pilates. A low-impact, up tempo workout that will burn calories, tone muscles, work on balance, and give you a great stretch
Power Tone: Some cardio, mostly weights and toning. All integrate Interval Training and Boot Camp style.
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.
Tai Chi: Flowing movement for balance and strength.
Tone & Stretch: Tone your torso muscles followed by a nice period of stretching. This class will increase your muscular endurance/flexibility through the use of weights, steps, and stretching.
Toning on a Ball: Get ready to have a ball with this fun toning session that mixes things up with the use of a stability ball during the workout.
Beginning Yoga: Learn the fundamentals of a safe and effective Yoga practice. Principles of posture alignment will be explained (modifications for those with limited range of motion). Learn better balance, strength training and stress management techniques. In addition, we will touch upon some of the basic concepts within the yoga tradition that separates this practice from "just stretching".
Yoga: Hatha: This class focuses on mindfully synchronizing the breath with the movement of the body through a variety of postures (asanas). Quieting the mind and moving into stillness are the most important results of this traditional yoga practice.
Yoga: Vinyasa 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.
Yoga: Yin: Stretches and targets both the deep connective tissues between the muscles, and the fascia throughout the body, with postures on the floor and held longer (3-5 minutes) to increase circulation in the joints and improve flexibility as the poses stretch and exercise the bone and joint areas. Mindfulness is encouraged as one gains awareness and introspection while in deep relaxation. All levels welcome!
Youth Serum: Medium to high level aerobics for 35 minutes followed by weights. Execution and intensity modifications are given to accommodate all ages.
Zumba: A Latin inspired dance fitness class that incorporates Latin & International music and dance movements.
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.