Fitness Classes


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 17-Dec 3, 9-10 am
Sec 2: Thurs, Sep 20-Dec 13, 8:30-9:30 am
Sec 3: Thurs, Sep 20-Dec 13, 6-7 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 001

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. You can choose your days! 10 Sessions $99 or all 24 for $199

Mon, Wed & Fri Sep 17-Dec 7, 7:30-8:30 am
Fee and Code: $199, XFITR 006

Lunchtime Express

From walking to weights, join your friends and co-workers 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 17-Dec 5, 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.

Sec 1: Tues & Thurs, Sep 18-Dec 13,
9:30-10:30 am
Sec 2: Tues & Thurs, Sep 18-Dec 13,
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.

Wed, Sep 19-Dec 5, 7-8 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, you will be guided through an intense leg workout at a ballet bar and a mat workout to incorporate upper body exercises and abs.

Wed, Sep 19-Dec 5, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 003

Strength Training

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.

Sec 1: Mon, Sep 17-Dec 3 5:30-6:30 pm
Sec 2: Thurs, Sep 20-Dec 13, 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 20-Dec 13, 7-8 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 018

Beginner Pilates

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 21-Dec 14, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 002

Strength & Balance For Older Adults

Combines muscle strengthening exercises with balance training. Each week participants will gradually progress to improve strength and balance to help prevent falls

Sat, Sep 22-Dec 15, 9-10 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 020

Strengthen & Stretch

A combination of gentle stretching and strengthening designed for the beginner or older adult.

Sat, Sep 22-Dec 15, 10:30-11:30 am
Fee and Code: $119, XFITR 032

Boot Camp

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.

Wed, Sep 19-Dec 5, 5:30-6:30 pm
Fee and Code: $119 XFITR 009

Tai Chi Easy With Bill Stevens

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 28-Dec 7, 2-3 pm
Fee and Code: $119, XHEAF 079