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“FitZonePLUS exists because many people of ALL shapes, sizes & abilities find typical yoga & fitness studios intimidating & non inclusive.”
Class Descriptions 
Zumba®
             (Mondays and Wednesdays)


LOWER IMPACT
IT’S FUN!   
Zumba® is "Exercise in Disguise." You will have so much fun, you’ll forget you’re actually working out! The music is a fun and invigorating mix of Latin and high energy pop songs. 

IT'S EASY! 
Our 45 minute or 1 hour classes are specifically created for those who prefer a slower/lower impact Zumba class. It's taught multi-level and appropriate for beginner - intermediate fitness levels, plus size people and seniors. Everyone is welcome, we have all types of people in our classes. (Except the super fit - regular Zumba® Classes would be more appropriate) We’ve created easy to follow, lower impact, Zumba® routines that alternate between fast and slow songs to ensure every body can keep up. (you can even do a modified version while sitting in a chair!) The class starts begins and ends with warm-up and cool-down stretching

IT'S EFFECTIVE! 
Zumba® is a cardio/fitness workout that targets the core, tones and sculpts the body! Arm-toning isolations (you can choose to add free weights if you like!) and core work is incorporated into the moves. Your energy level will soar!

IT'S REWARDING!
Mentally, a class will relieve stress, you will stimulate your brain by learning coordination and you will feel more confident in your body. You will feel energized, build self-confidence and self-esteem. You will make new friends, plus, you'll learn some seriously badass dance floor moves!

All levels and abilities, no experience required.  


Yoga Beginner 101
BEGINNER LEVEL YOGA CLASSES
All levels and abilities, no experience required. (no specific level of flexibility required either...we know you were wondering...)

This class is suitable for beginners and students of all ages and fitness levels, no experience or flexibility required. You will begin by focusing on the basics guided by detailed instructions on how to perform each posture and improve alignment. The instructor will demonstrate poses and guide you into them step by step. 

Options/modifications are given throughout the class to accommodate varying degrees of strength and/or flexibility. All of the postures have been carefully chosen, are suitable for most bodies and are easily modified to fit the individual needs of the practitioner. You will be encouraged to work at your level, honour your body and limitations and go deeper when you feel you're ready in a non-competitive environment. 

This class will help you become familiar with the foundational poses and prepare you for a regular yoga practice. A variety of yoga props are used to help students ease into poses; the instructor will teach you how to use them and incorporate some or all of them into classes. Please note...we do not practice poses that require kneeling or pressure on the knees and wrists as we find many of our clients have sensitive knees and/or wrists. Sun salutations are not practiced in this class.


Restorative Yoga
with Thai Massage
Yin Yoga
YIN YOGA CLASSES
Yin Yoga uses long, passive holds, comfortably supported by bolsters, yoga blocks and blankets to release tension in the deep, dense connective tissues of the body. Yin yoga increases flexibility, especially in the spine and hips and restores and rehabilitates joints and muscles. It also emphasizes stillness and silence.

All poses are done seated or reclined on the matt, there are no standing poses. There is no pressure on the knees and wrists in this class and we will go up and down to the mat only once, thus making it more gentle and available to those with less mobility. Yin Yoga helps to calm anxiety and lift depression.

This class is open to all fitness levels - no previous experience or flexibility level required. ​
If you are new to yoga, this is a great class to start with.

Chair Yoga
Sometimes we need a very gentle, accessible yoga practice to keep us healthy in mind, body and spirit. This 45 minute class uses a chair for additional support. All of the poses are done while sitting, leaning or holding onto a chair. Other yoga props such as blocks and yoga straps are used as well. This is a great practice for those who aren't otherwise active, have injuries* and/or limited mobility or simply want a class that will provide a gentle stretch and calm the mind. 

You will not be required to move down to the floor at any point in the class. 

Gentle movement encourages better circulation, weight bearing standing poses are a safe way to build bone density. Awaken areas of the body that have been inactive, soothe aching joints and strengthen muscles while calming your mind with this very enjoyable practice.  

Appropriate for anyone, especially those who have limited mobility, are recovering from an illness or injury or are looking for a very gentle yoga practice.  This class is especially beneficial for seniors.
Group Personal Training
GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING CLASSES
Strength and Resistance Training = Fitter, Healthier and Stronger!

Group Personal Training is more than just an economic alternative to one-on-one training. Our group classes offer the benefits of working with our incredible personal trainers at a fraction of the cost of the private rate with the added benefit of peer support, accountability and motivation. Participants do not have to be at the same fitness level to benefit from group training. Custom designed workouts using light weights and resistance bands are multi-level and appropriate for absolute beginner to lower intermediate fitness levels. These classes are so much fun that when the class is finished, there is usually a chorus of..."What, we're done already?" (Come experience it for yourself, we wouldn't lie to you!)


Multi-Level Instruction, appropriate for beginners to lower intermediate level, no experience required. 
Happy Knees Yoga
BEGINNER YOGA CLASS
This class is a gentle, uplifting class that incorporates yoga therapy for knees, traditional Hatha postures, and winds down with some restorative postures. If you've stayed away from or found yoga classes too difficult because you have sensitive knees/joints or find it difficult to get up and down from the floor for other reasons, this class is perfect for you. We use a wide variety of props, including blocks, bolsters, and sometimes chairs to ensure that this class is accessible as possible. It's also appropriate for those with no knee joint issues as the class is both invigorating and relaxing. Its great for anyone who wants to build a little strength around their knees, and find gentle stretches to also soothe your body. 


This class is open to all fitness levels - no previous experience or flexibility level required. If you are new to yoga, this is a great class to start with.​

Yoga Stretch
 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
This very gentle class is slow paced and helps to improve flexibility. Yoga Stretch is ideal for students of all levels who want to improve flexibility, are recovering from injuries or want to limber up tight bodies. 

Appropriate for all fitness levels, no experience or flexibility level necessary.

If you are new to yoga, this is a great class to start with and it's a great compliment to the Zumba or Group Personal Training class that follows it.
BEGINNER LEVEL YOGA CLASSES
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RESTORATIVE YOGA CLASSES
Restorative Yoga
       Saturday
Restorative yoga will stretch your body from the inside out, helping to lubricate stiff joints. 

Restorative Yoga is a gentle, therapeutic style of yoga that uses props such as bolsters, blankets and yoga blocks to fully support the body in restful, still positions. The focus of the practice is to completely relax the muscles and very gently stretch the body. Restorative Yoga is a soothing and nurturing practice. Let stress and tension melt away and connect with a deep sense of peace and relaxation. 

All of the poses are done on the floor, no standing or kneeling postures - you go down to the mat once and get up from the mat once. 

If you have injuries this is most likely the class to start with; please contact us to discuss specifics.​ It's particularly beneficial to those who have arthritis, joint pain, back pain and sciatica. Restorative Yoga helps to calm anxiety and lift depression.

This class is essential for all levels - no experience or flexibility level necessary!
If you are new to yoga and/or have injuries, this is a great class to start with.​
BEGINNER LEVEL YOGA CLASSES
Yoga 102 - Hatha Yoga
               Friday
MORE CHALLENGING YOGA CLASSES
This class is an alignment-oriented practice that emphasizes the forms and actions within yoga postures. We call it 102 as it was designed for students who are ready to go beyond the Beginner 101 class. 

The class is designed to playfully explore taking your practice to a deeper level, and offers some postures that will test your effort! It’s complemented with mindfulness and deep breathing so your efforts can find some ease. 

PRE-REQUISITE - 3 months minimum yoga practice at beginner or higher level required
This class is not suitable for those new to yoga. However, if you’re ready for this type of class, email us as this you must have approval before attending. 
Qi Gong
MARTIAL ARTS 

​Qigong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and gentle movement exercises. 

Qi (Chee) is a concept from traditional Chinese culture that roughly means vital energy, information, breath or spirit

During this class Master (Shifu) Jing Yuan leads us through moving meditation, and beginner forms in Qigong. 

Appropriate for all fitness levels, no experience required.
Yoga Core (Sunday)
MORE CHALLENGING YOGA CLASSES
The core is the centre or trunk of the body. It houses and protects all of our internal organs and supports our spine and posture.  Yoga Core is about strengthening the whole core, the front and the back, not just part of it. 

We will work from the inside out, using twists and beginner yoga poses that strengthen the core and back muscles. We will also stretch and practice deep abdominal breathing. 

This is a fast paced and challenging class. We suggest attending at least 3 Beginner 101 classes if you don't have prior yoga experience. HOWEVER, If you have no yoga experience and are up for the challenge, you're welcome to attend.