Physical Fitness & Dance
All classes will be offered in compliance with TUSD and the LA County Department of Public Health Safety Protocols.
Community Education and Interest classes are fully funded by student fees.
ENROLL EARLY to assure your class is offered. Classes not meeting minimum enrollments will be canceled prior to the first class session.
Low-Impact Aerobics (Intermediate)
This low-impact aerobics class emphasizes a warm-up, light aerobics, stretching, balance, and strength building. Exercises are done standing and seated with some floor work. Students should be able to stand and sit without assistance. Bring mat and weights.
Muscle Strenghtening (Intermediate)
Learn safe and proper techniques for upper and lower body strengthen the back, assist with balance, and avoid bone loss. Students use free weights, elastic bands, and other equipment to enhance strength building. A chair aerobic routine is included.
Cardio Salsa! (Beginning)
Cardio + Salsa + Merengue + Line Dancing = Fun! Learn the popular dances in the Latin beat. Add line dancing and swing and you have a dynamic cardio workout! Stretching and cool down exercises are included. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing.
Cardio Salsa! (Intermediate)
Engage in an aerobic workout while learning new dance steps and routines for physical fitness and performance. Learn the latest Latin dances: Salsa, Cha-Cha, Merengue, and Bachata. Update your Western Line-Dance routines, swing, and ballroom dance steps. This class is for those who have taken beginning Cardio Salsa or who have some experience in Latin or ballroom dance. Partners are not necessary. Warm-up and cool-down stretches are included. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing.
T'ai Chi-Qi Gong Beginning
Increase your strength, endurance, balance, and stress resilience. Learn various ancient Chinese Qi Gong exercises and the first part of the T’ai Chi Chu’an 24 short form. Students must be able to stand throughout the class. Wear athletic shoes with a low grip.
T'ai Chi-Qi Gong Intermediate
The Intermediate class is open to students who have taken the beginning class and are interested in continuing their practice of Qi Gong and the T’ai Chi Chu’an Short Form. The class is designed to improve strength, balance, focus, and relaxation. Students are supported in cultivating life force energy and increasing the flow of “chi” throughout the body. New postures will be added to the Yang Style Short Form sequence. Previously learned postures will be refined and reviewed. Students will be standing throughout the class. Wear low-grip shoes.
T'ai Chi-Qi Gong Advanced
The Advanced class is for students who have completed the Intermediate class and are interested in mastering various forms of Yang Style T’ai Chi Chu’an and continuing their Qi Gong practice. Students will be supported in deepening their skills in cultivating life force energy and increasing the flow of “chi” throughout the body. Attention will be given to continuous refinement of the Yang Style Short Form, Long Form, and Fast Forms.
Yoga for Physical Fitness (All Levels)
Do you want to improve your flexibility, balance, posture and overall well-being? Yoga for All Levels will help you with all of those goals through calming yet challenging poses and flows. Students must bring their own yoga mat to class.
Yoga (Level 2)
This class is for students who have had previous training in yoga. It includes a progression of classic positions that may increase in difficulty to develop strength, stamina, and flexibility. Relaxation and breathing techniques are included.
Get the benefits of yoga in a class designed just for you. Yoga fitness exercises will be adapted to a seated position in a chair. Breathing, stretching, and relaxation techniques will be included. Gain greater flexibility, strength, and confidence from this new approach to the ancient science of yoga. Primarily seated exercises. Standing exercises are optional.
Restorative Yoga & Strength for Beginners
A deeply relaxing and revitalizing practice that encourages rest and resets the body, mind and spirit while stretching. Designed to increase flexibility, posture and strength. The instructor has a California Physical Fitness teaching credential from UCLA and USC. Students must bring their own yoga mat to class.
Aerobic Exercise-Over 40 Shape-Up
No matter what shape you are in now, this is the place to improve your fitness level, stamina, strength, and muscle tone. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.
Get Fit Fast
This individualized fitness program is designed to assist students in understanding how to assess their own personal muscular weakness, provide exercises and movements for their personal strengthening, use their own body weight (no equipment or apparatus necessary), and "tweak" movements for their particular needs. Students also learn how to adjust movements from beginning to intermediate, and intermediate to advanced. Class is taught by a certified personal trainer with over 22 years of experience.
Pound Rockout Workout
Sweat, sculpt & ROCK in this 60 minute jam session inspired by the infectious and energizing fun of playing drums. You will become the music in this full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with Yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, this class provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin' out!
Hula & Polynesian Dance
This class is for those who want to learn basic hula in a relaxed environment for fun and exercise. Students learn the proper way to move their hands, feet, & hips. Class will go over Hawaiian hula classics with a touch of Tahitian and Samoan dances as well.
Strength & Cardio Intervals for Body Scult & Fitness
This total body workout, if done consistently, increases muscle strength bone density, lean body mass, metabolism, improves coordination, and balance. All major muscle groups are engaged with the use of hand weights and floor exercises. Dance-like cardio intervals are performed to lively, motivating music to elevate the heart rate and burn calories. Get a total body workout while having fun! Includes mat exercises for abs and a stretching and cool-down period to relax the muscles and mind. Bring a mat and hand weights (3-5 lbs.). Wear loose clothing and athletic shoes.