Smart fitness begins at Brookdale’s Fitness Center. Our campus setting and our teaching expertise set us apart from typical gyms. Our classes focus on learning – in its many and varied forms. We welcome a community of all ages and fitness stages. Whether fitness is a brand new personal pursuit or a long time dedication, join us to enjoy a unique fitness experience in a comfortable and welcoming environment.
The following classes are available to the public. (You don’t have to be a member)
Pilates is a series of non-impact exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen the muscles without creating bulk. Pilates works to develop core strength as well as improve posture and body alignment.
Sec 1: Mon, Sep 18-Dec 4, 9-10 am
Sec 2: Thurs, Sep 21-Dec 14, 8:30-9:30 am
Sec 3: Thurs, Sep 21-Dec 14, 6-7 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 0011
Rise And Shine Yoga
A great way to begin your day, this gentle class focuses on connecting yoga postures with the flow of the breath in order to increase awareness, coordination, physical alignment, flexibility, and strength; leading all of us to an overall sense of well being.
Mon & Wed, Sep 18-Dec 6, 7:30-8:30 am
Fee and Code: $169, XFITR 006
It’s nonstop action as you battle the clock and improve mobility, stability, balance, strength, power, cardio, and core development. This time-efficient workout combines a variety of exercises to get your heart pumping and muscles strengthened.
Mon & Wed Sep 18-Dec 6, 5:30-6:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169 XFITR 009
From walking to weights, join your coworkers for 30 minutes of varied exercises designed to make the most of your time and still allow time to eat lunch! No shower needed, but you are guaranteed to return to the office feeling energized.
Mon & Wed, Sep 18-Dec 6, 12:30-1 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 016
Functional Fitness For Older Adults
Older populations have never been more motivated to stay active and healthy than right now. Many older adults have serious concerns regarding balance and falling injuries. This 8 week exercise program is designed to provide greater stability, strength, and balance for the older adult that is safe, effective and fun.
Tues & Thurs, Sep 19-Dec 12, 10:30-11:30 am
Fee and Code: $169, XFITR 012
Ballroom For Mind & Body
Ballroom dancing is more than learning step patterns. It’s a life skill. Learn how to dance with a partner, and learn more about yourself in the process. Social dancing is fun and great exercise. Learn to Swing, Tango, Rumba, Foxtrot, Salsa plus more. Come with or without a partner. Fee is per person.
Tues, Sep 19-Dec 5, 7:30-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 026
A Barre Workout
The Barre Workout is a total body, non-impact workout that combines ballet moves with core conditioning, Pilates and yoga. Following a warm up, be guided through an intense isometric leg workout at a ballet bar and a mat workout to incorporate upper body exercises and abs.
Wed, Sep 20-Dec 6, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 003
Improvement Through Movement
Move your body, awaken your brain, by combining a variety of movement and fitness techniques. Includes dance, qi gong and somatic movement, to improve flexibility, strength, cardio and posture. Breathe better, move better, feel better.
Tues, Sep 19-Dec 5, 6:30-7:30 pm
Fee and Code: $119
Combination of traditional body sculpting methods using free weights, resistance bands, balls and your own body weight. Shapes and tones your muscles and provides a total body workout.
Thurs, Sep 21-Dec 14, 5-6 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 017
Burn maximum calories and fat with Tabata, an interval workout method. Twenty seconds of intense activity are followed by ten seconds of rest. Challenge yourself with this new and exciting fitness technique.
Thurs, Sep 21-Dec 14, 7-8 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 018
Take a mid-day brake to clear your mind and reset for the rest of the day. Join us as we explore opening the mind, body and breath connection through Yoga postures, breath work and meditation. Each class will have time spent on centering the mind, stretching, and warming up the body, moving through a flow of postures (focusing on alignment) and relaxation.
Thurs, Sep 21-Dec 14, 12-1 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 024
Designed with the beginner or older individual in mind, this class focuses on low back and abdominal strengthening as well as injury prevention and relief.
Fri, Sep 22-Dec 15, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 002
Tai Chi Easy
Tai Chi Easy is a carefully developed method and approach to Tai Chi and Qi (Chi). Easy, beneficial, and fun from the beginning. No need to devote years to learning the traditional movement form or even the shortened form to enjoy the calming emotional and health benefits of Tai Chi. Tai Chi Easy can be done sitting, standing, or walking. Movements may be done individually or in combination. Since it is a mind/body integration practice, it can reduce your stress, and create a state of relaxation and calm. Join us! It is safe for people of all ages and levels of fitness as the movements are low impact and place minimal stress on muscles and joints.
Fri, Sep 22-Dec 15, 2-3 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XHEAF 079
Zumba is a fun and easy to follow Latin rhythm based fitness class. This upbeat class includes a warm up and cool down along with modifications for all levels of fitness.
Sat, Sep 23-Dec 16, 10-11 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 013
Strength & Balance For Older Adults
Combines muscle strengthening exercises with balance training. Each week you will gradually progress to improve strength and balance to help prevent falls.
Sat, Sep 23-Dec 16, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 020
If you already know the basics, this class will build on your self-defense techniques and help you become more confident in your ability to avoid harm. You don’t have to be in shape or be an athlete to protect yourself. This Shaolin Kempo Karate based method is designed to adapt to all abilities. No flashy acrobatics, just simple moves are all you need to protect yourself. Learn how to feel more confident. 3 SESSIONS
Wed, Sep 20-Oct 4, 6:30-8 pm
Fee and Code: $49, XFITR 030