SHAPE Fitness Classes

SHAPE offers a variety of Land and Water Aerobic Classes. You may join a fitness class at any time.   All classes are available for a daily fee if you are unable to make most classes or if want to try the class first.

Registration is not required in advance,  there is usually room in all classes. However to guarantee you have a spot you may e-mail us to reserve a spot in class.

For more specific information about classes, call the front desk staff at 802-728-1384 or e-mail us.

MORNING AEROBIC CLASSES - Kati Landers, Instructor

We are running a 4 week session to get to the Chirstmas Holidays Nov 27 - Dec 23rd.  The next 8 week session will run January 9 - March 3 2017.

YOGA

6:30-7:30am MON/WED/FRI  
 
MORNING ENERGIZER 8:00-9:00am MON/WED/FRI  
TAI CHI 9:05-9:45am MON/WED/FRI  
LOW IMPACT WATER AEROBICS  
10:00-11:00am    
MON/WED/FRI  

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

YOGA - Beginning Ashtanga Yoga is a combination of breathing, stretching, muscle toning, aerobics and deep relaxation techniques. 

MORNING ENERGIZER - This 60-minute land aerobics workout has it all: upper and lower body strength training, abdominal work and great step cardio.

TAI CHI - A gentle, holistic Oriental Movement exercise art and self-defense form. This series of movements develops and enhances health, energy, relaxation and well being.

LOW IMPACT WATER AEROBICS - Gently improve your muscle tone and cardiovascular endurance by using the power of the water throughout your movements. You don’t have to know how to swim.

 

 MORNING AEROBICS CLASS FEES:                                    

  TAI CHI only  
One Class     Two Classes
Non-Members $65
$70
$100
SHAPE Members
$55
$60 $90
VTC Faculty/Staff     
$55
$60
$90
VTC Students free free
free
  
member
non-member

SINGLE CLASS $  5
$  8
WEEKLY RATE $10  $15  
 
                                                               

FITNESS SWIM TRAINING  - Bethany Bosch, Instructor

Bethany, a current part-time Vermont Tech student, is again offering a Masters and High School Fitness Swim Program on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 6:15-7:00am or 7am-7:45am in the SHAPE pool. This program is open to swimmers of all speeds and abilities. Whether your goal is to be in better shape, train for a triathlon or swim competitively, Marathon Swimmer Bethany Bosch is offering coached sessions to help you achieve your swimming and health goals for the New School Year. The pool is not open during this time except for participants of this program.

Session 1: August 23 - September 29, 2016 (6 weeks)

Session 2: October 18 - December 13, 2016 (7 weeks)

TUESDAYS
6:15-7:14am   
or
7:00-7:45am
THURSDAYS   
6:15-7:14am or  
7:00-7:45am

 

FITNESS SWIM TRAINING CLASS FEES:                                    

  Session 1 
Session 2   
Both Sessions
Non-Members $110
$120
$225
SHAPE Members
$  60
$  70
$125
VTC Faculty/Staff     
$  60
$  70
$125
VTC Students  free  free
 free
  
member
non-member

Drop In
$  5
$  10

 

VINYASA YOGA  - Deonne Myrick, Instructor

Looking for a way to unwind?  Stretch, strengthen and rejuvenate your body and mind in a Vinyasa Yoga class.  We will focus on breath with movement and alignment to create a safe and sustainable practice.  All levels welcome!

The fall session runs September 6 - December 13, 2016 (13 weeks). There will be no classes during VTC break weeks (10/11and 11/22).

Classe are held in Allen House (The brick house on the left as you drive onto campus).


TUESDAYS
6:15-7:15pm  
 
   
 

Vinyasa Yoga CLASS FEES:                                    

  Vinyasa  Yoga

 
Non-Members
$140


Members
$125


VTC Faculty/Staff    
$125


VTC students
$  55


 


 
Drop In
$  15

 

 

WATER FITNESS  - Kaite Ward, Instructor

A Complete Full Body Workout

A combination of toning, strengthening, aerobics and stretching, this class uses the natural buoyancy and resistance of the water to provide a perfect stress reliever for whatever life throws at you.  The individual exercises can be modified to accommodate all levels of fitness on the fly. They are organized and paced so everyone can last the entire hour. After just a couple of weeks you will notice better muscle tone, increased energy levels, better posture and a more positive look on life.  So, come have fun while doing your body good.

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 19 (6 weeks)

MONDAYS
5:30-6:30pm 
WEDNESDAYS     
5:30-6:30pm

 

Session 2: Oct 24 - Dec 14 (8 weeks)

MONDAYS
6:00-7:00pm 
WEDNESDAYS     
6:00-7:00pm

 

Water Fitness CLASS FEES:                                    

  Session 1 
Session 2   
Both Sessions
Non-Members $70
$90
$150
SHAPE Members
$60 $80 $120
VTC Faculty/Staff     
$60
$80
$120
VTC Students  free  free
free
  
member
non-member

Drop In
$10
$15

 

Kettlebell Fitness - Ginger Potwin, Instructor

Kettlebell– In this class you will learn step-by-step instruction in several kettlebell exercises (e.g. Kettlebell hinging, Kettlebell swing, kettlebell clean and snatch, lateral Pendulum, deadlift and much more). Along with proper instruction to learn mechanically sound form for each movement. 

Classes will be set-up using a work-your-body circuit combining kettlebell, body weight, steel mace, steel clubs and battle rope exercises.  Expect to come out sweaty, worked, and smiling.

Benefits from Kettlebell Fitness: Cardio and strength training, build lean muscle, increase flexibility, improve mobility and coordination, improve posture and range of motion, builds speed and explosive stength, burns fat. 

Kettlebell classes are scheduled to begin in November. Dates and times below. 

MONDAYS/WEDNESDAYS 5:00-6:00pm  
 
SATURDAYS 10:00am-11:00am
 

Classes are November 14th – December 21st except for December 3rd 2016.  

Kettlebell CLASS FEES:

$15 per Class

$156 for 12 Classes

$192 for 16 Classes                              

 

BOOT CAMP - Leah Gifford, Instructor

Taught by SHAPE member and Certified Personal Trainer Leah Gifford, Boot Camp is an intense fitness workout– strength training and cardio combined for a total body workout.  Participants will start with some brief stretching, and use their body weight during strength training exercises.  Proper technique on strength exercise will be taught, which participants can carry over when using weights in the fitness center.  All abilities are welcome, as many exercises can be modified based on your fitness level.

Boot Camp classes will resume in November. Please check back soon for dates.

Boot Camp Class Dates: November 15-December 22nd 2016. 

TUESDAYS 5:00-5:45pm  
 
THURSDAYS  
5:00-5:45pm
 

 

BOOT CAMP CLASS FEES:                                    

  Class Fees
 

 
Non-Members
$90



Members
$80