Recreation


SAFE BOATING/PERSONAL WATERCRAFT—CERTIFICATION COURSE
This 8-hour course over four nights provides the student with satisfactory requirements to obtain the Certification of Personal Watercraft Operation, which allows the operation of motorized recreational vessels up to 65’, personal watercraft and sailboats 19-1/2’ in length and longer.  Upon successful completion of this course, which includes an exam taken at the end of class, the student will be eligible to purchase their boating certificate for $50.00 online.  This certificate is a one-time lifetime certification.  If possible, bring your DEEP Conservation I.D. with you to the first class.  Go to website:  www.ct.wildlifelicense.com to obtain your  I.D.  No discounts apply.

Course #6232                    Tues/Thurs                             NHS
7:00-9:00 PM                     Starts 4/23/19                         4 Classes
Chris Keebler                                                                    Fee $25


 

BALLROOM DANCING

Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Cha-Cha and more!  Joe Williams and Noni Low have been dancing together for over 21 years and teaching ballroom dance for beginners to advanced for over 15 years.  Their basic concept of ballroom dancing consists of having fun with easy to learn instructions.  Couples and singles welcome.

Thursday                         NHS
7:00-8:00 PM                  4 Classes
Fee $99/couple or $51/single 
Joe Williams and Nonni Low 

Session 1      Course #8441      Starts 3/21/19
Session 2      Course #8442      Starts 5/2/19


ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves.  Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training.  No discounts apply.

Course #8359                 Wednesday           Teen Center
6:45-7:30 PM                  Starts 3/13/19        7 Classes
Jennifer Banks Fee $69

SALSA DANCING
This Salsa class will prepare you to look great on the dance floor alone or with a partner.  No partner necessary.  Great cardio and a fun way to get in shape.  Learn and practice basic rhythm, basic patterns and figures, with dance technique.  Sneaker or flat shoe recommended and wear comfortable clothing.  

Course #8321                Wednesday             NHS
7:45-8:35 PM                 Starts  3/13/19         6 Classes
Cheryl Carpio                                                 Fee $79


COUNTRY WESTERN LINE DANCING
Great cardio exercise.  Once you get moving you will not be able to stop!!!  If you took this series last time and missed a few classes, we will repeat a few dances but will have additional new dances to learn.  We will also talk about Country Dance technique and dance floor etiquette.  Comfortable clothing and flat dance shoes recommended.

Course #8352                       Wednesday           NHS
6:45-7:35 PM                        Starts 3/13/19        6 Classes
Cheryl Carpio                                                      Fee $79


BELLY DANCE FITNESS
Calling all shapes and sizes!  Strengthen your core and sculpt your trunk, arms, and legs while learning the basics of Middle-Eastern belly dance!  Basic choreography along with Pop music and traditional Middle Eastern music will have you dancing away the calories.  Beautiful hip scarves and silk veils provided.  Workout clothes recommended.  

Course #8263                    Tuesday                     NHS
6:30-7:30 PM                     Starts 3/19/19            8 Classes
Suzanne Candee                                                 Fee $89



YOGA WITH KAREN
Unwind from a stress-filled day with a relaxing evening of yoga.  Transform from tense and tight to mellow and limber.  This yoga practice is designed to lengthen and stretch body, breath and brain!  Karen is a master yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and yoga teacher trainer; she will teach you how to create an authentic personal practice.  Wear sweatpants and bring an exercise/yoga mat.  A yoga strap and yoga blocks are options. 

Wednesday                      NHS
6:30-7:30 PM                   5 or 10 Classes
Karen Pierce

Course #8348   10 Classes  Starts 3/13     $100
Course #8349    5 Classes  Starts 3/13      $55
Course #8350    5 Classes  Starts 4/24      $55


YOGA AND YOU

Whether you are new to Yoga or a seasoned practitioner, this class will help you discover and round out your practice.  Traditional postures with variations will help to expand your experience.

Course #8130                     Monday                NHS
6:30-7:30 PM                      Starts 3/18/19      10 Classes
Mark Delgobbo                                                 $99


TAI CHI EASY™—FIVE FORM SERIES

Look and feel like a Tai Chi expert!  Master five forms combining breath with meditative gentle movement.  Tai Chi practice is great for improving balance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, an sleep quality.  Research has proven Tai Chi practice to help relieve pain, heal disease, reduce stress, and support PTSD and drug and alcohol recovery.  

Course #8463                  Thursday                   NHS
5:30-6:30 PM                   Starts 3/21/19            5 Classes

Audra Mace                                                        Fee $99


INTERVAL TRAINING
Are you short on time and need to get the most bang for your buck with working out? Come join us for this fun, quick, efficient and effective workout! We will warm-up and then alternate cardiovascular exercises with toning exercises for arms, legs and abs and then finish with stretching. This type of workout has been shown to burn the most fat, as the body readjusts to the varying exercises. All levels are welcome as you can go at your own pace. High intensity and low intensity options will be demonstrated. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers and bring hand held weights (3-5 pounds), a yoga or exercise mat, and water.  No discounts
apply.

Tuesday                             RIS
4:30-5:30 PM                     6 Classes
Jill Patterson                       Fee $69

Session 1      Course #8239      Starts 1/22/19
Session 2      Course #8240      Starts 3/12/19

Session 3      Course #8241      Starts 4/30/19


TAI CHI EASY™—THE TEN PHASES OF CULTIVATING AND MASTERING QI
Learn the ancient secrets of Qi cultivation accessible to all.  Whether your focus is to accelerate productivity and performance or intimately touch the mysterious fabric of the cosmos, you will feel the extraordinary power to release your inner potential regardless of your present posture in life.  Explore and experience your personal process to Discover, Gather, Circulate, Purify, Direct, Conserve, Store, Transform, Dissolve, and Transmit Qi—mastering a Tai Chi continuous movement routine encompassing all the phases.

Course #8462                   Thursday               NHS
5:30-6:45 PM                    Starts 5/2/19         4 Classes
Audra Mace                                                    Fee $99


SUMMER OUTDOOR WALK & TONE

Grab your sneakers and a water bottle for this fun outdoor class!  This class will include a combination of walking, interval training (optional), toning exercises utilizing the body’s own resistance, ab (without getting on the ground!) and core work and stretching.  
All levels of fitness are welcome, as low-impact/low intensity and high impact/high intensity options will be available.  This course will keep you toned through the summer, increase your metabolism by increasing muscle cells, get outdoors and enjoy the summer weather, and have fun with others!  
No discounts apply

Course #8243                       Tuesday              NHS
8:00-9:00 AM                        Starts 6/18/19     6 Classes
Jill Patterson                                                     Fee $69