WCSD Staff Fitness Classes

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

BootCamp Full-body workout posted online - Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays (Email Heather to join the group). The workout is designed with a mixture of cardio, dumbbells, and bodyweight that you an complete at the Gault or modify for home.

PIYO - A Class with a combination of the muscle-scupting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You'll use your body weight to perform a series of continuous, targeted moves to define every single muscle - big and small. PIYO is a great complement to any exercise or wellness program! Classes will cater to all levels. BRING YOU MAT!

Zumba Is a total body workout, mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance fitness party. Many call Zumba "exercise in disguise" because it is so much fun, it doesn't feel like you're working out! Let those Latin and World Rhythms take you over and burn load of calories. You will have a boost of energy and feel awesome each time you that you attend. No dance experience needed, just a desire to have fun and feel the beat!

Zumba (Lower Impact)Is an already established GRC class but you are welcome to join, $5 drop-in fee for non-WCSD employees. This class is for beginners, active older adults, or anyone seeking a gentler fitness routine.

Yoga Bring your life into balance with Yoga! Explore how to move your body more mindfully to support your fitness goals, and breathe deeply to dissipate stress. Yoga is the perfect complement to any exercise or wellness program! Classes will cater to all levels. BRING YOUR MAT!

Woo-Kicks A group fitness class that is considered a low or high impact, high-intensity workout that can burn 500600 calories in just one hour. Punching and kicking to a variety of high energy music is a fun way to work out while burning fat and calories for all levels of fitness. Cardio Kickboxing is a total-body workout, you can save time by combining your workouts in just one routine... Cardiovascular and respiratory fitness, flexibility, strength building, endurance, core and body composition are all covered with just one workout. 

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS:

Debora Galaz is from Santiago, Chile and has made Wooster her home for the last 10 years. On a trip to visit her family in Chile in 2012 she attended a Zumba class and was immediately hooked, vowing to become certified and start spreading the joy as soon as she returned to Ohio. She became a certified Zumba instructor in Spring 2013 and always teaches with a smile on her face.
    
Heather Dennis has years of experience in instruction, coaching and personal training. Her passion is teaching others how to incorporate exercise into their daily lifestyle. She is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and has her Strength and Conditioning Certificate (CSCS).
 
Kaylee Harrell is a WCS Principal and local PIYO and Barre certified instructor. She believes in the importance of balance and self-care for educators and enjoys sharing her passion for wellness with others by teaching group fitness classes for all levels.
 
Joie Schmitz is a local yoga, mindfulness and wellness instructor, known for classes that challenge both body and mind. She has an RYT-500 advanced teaching certification through the Jivan Yoga Teacher Training Program at Baltimore Yoga Village. Joie loves to travel the world, practicing and teaching yoga, and finding new ways to share the power of yoga with others.
     
Sherri Prindle is an instructor who truly understands the challenges mentally/physically first hand of choosing to make lifestyle changes by incorporating exercise and healthy food choices into one's life. Weighing in at 210 lbs. food had taken control over her life, with healthier food choices and exercise she lost 85 lbs. 23 years ago. Sherri has been teaching cardio kickboxing and step aerobics classes for approximately 20 years; she tries hard to motivate students while making the classes fun as well as challenging for all levels of fitness, beginners, intermediate, and the super fit.

 

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