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New Fitness Classes Begin in November

Monday, November 5, 2012

Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. We encourage everyone to explore opportunities for self-enhancement. These new fitness classes beginning in August and other offerings can help.

Aqua Zumba®: Aqua Zumba® keeps the Zumba® fitness workout party going in the pool. This 45-minute class is a challenging water-based workout that integrates the Zumba® formula and philosophy into traditional aqua fitness. A new session begins Tuesday, November 13 at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort Atkinson Middle School pool.

Body Blast: This six-week class will get your heart pumping and muscles toned while using hand weights, a stability ball and doing some mat work. The class is designed to help you achieve health benefits such as maintaining bone density, increasing strength and shaping your physique. A new session begins Wednesday, November 28 at 5 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Boot Camp: Boot Camp alternates from circuit to station to group training, without one class being the same! You will learn proper form and increase your strength while incorporating cardio to raise your heart rate and feel the burn. Boot Camp is instructed at all levels of fitness and ages. New sessions begin Monday, November 19 at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 20 at 3:45 p.m. or Thursday, November 29 at 4 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Cardio Kickboxing: An energized approach to kickboxing with intervals of cardio with kicks, punches, twists and bends available for all levels of fitness. You can expect to gain flexibility, strength and balance while increasing your heart rate to burn fat. Sessions begin Monday, November 19 at 4 p.m. or Thursday, November 29 at 5:15 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Glutes & Abs: A fun and challenging way to tighten and tone everything in your core (abs and lower back) and 'posterior' region. Sessions begin Tuesday, November 20 at 11:30 a.m. or 5 p.m. and Thursday, November 29 at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

No Nonsense, Low Impact Workout: No fancy footwork! Moves are fun, easy to follow and easy on the joints. Increase your aerobic capacity, strength, balance and metabolism by combining moves from yoga, Pilates, basic calisthenics and martial arts. Classes will vary each week and options will be given so you can work at your own level. A new session begins Tuesday, November 27 at 6 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Step Aerobics: This class consists of choreographed step patterns. You’ll challenge your mind and body as you burn calories! The intensity of your workout is determined by the speed, travel and execution of your movements. This class is recommended for anyone with group fitness class experience. Classes begin Wednesday, November 28 at 3:45 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Yoga: Participants will develop the fundamentals of connecting breath to yoga postures, techniques to release tension and strength training and flexibility.  Prior experience is not required. Classes begin Monday, November 26 at 9:45 a.m. or 6 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27 at 4:30 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Zumba®: Ditch the workout - Join the Party! This fitness oriented six week party fuses cardio workouts with a Latin flavor in easy to follow dance routines with intervals of body toning. The dance moves create a dynamic calorie burning workout. Join the "Best Fitness Party" in town! Classes begin Monday, November, 12 – Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. at Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Clinic (1504 Madison Avenue) and Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 a.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Express Classes: Fort HealthCare offers 30 minute express classes over the lunch hour designed to help you de-stress, get your heart pumping and body moving! Classes include Boot Camp Express beginning Monday, November 19 or Friday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m.; Cardio Kickboxing Express beginning Monday, November 19 or Friday, November 30 at 12:15 p.m.; Step Aerobics Express beginning Tuesday, November 20 or Thursday, November 29 at 12:15 p.m. and Yoga Express beginning Wednesday, November 28 at Noon. All classes are held at Fort Memorial Hospital.

For more information on Fort HealthCare class offerings or to register, visit or call (920) 568-5244.



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