Class Descriptions
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Class Descriptions

Whether you're new to fitness, new to retirement or new to Petawawa – the Recreation Department has a class to meet your needs!  Our qualified instructors will ensure proper technique and success. We also encourage you to speak to the Instructors if you are new to class or require modifications.

AQUAFIT - a fun and challenging way to get fit!  We use the resistance of the water to stretch and work a variety of muscle groups with low-impact alternatives. Participants do not need to know how to swim.

BODY BLAST – cardio and strength exercises combine to make one fantastic workout!  All exercises are modifiable for all levels.  Utilizing HIIT principles and resistance exercises.
 
BOOT CAMP (RecPlex) combine cardio and strength into one fantastic full body workout.  Each week is a different workout utilizing a variety of equipment and mixing up the cardio intervals.  A great calorie burn!
 
BOOT CAMP – Intermediate  (AFC) -mix it up even more with our AFC boot camp class with options from rowing to kettle bells, barbells and beyond!  Weight training experience is recommended.
 
MUSCLE PUMP - balance your fitness routine with a class dedicated to muscle strength and endurance. Designed to tone and define both large and small muscle groups.  Every exercise can be scaled to your level of fitness.
 
SLOW FLOW YOGA – a class to breathe and to move in and out of poses with purpose and intention.   Come for the moves, stay for the savasana.
 
SPIN - bike like you have never biked before!!  Spin is an exciting workout for the beginner or the seasoned cyclist.  It is an excellent way to get a vigorous low impact workout – burning calories and keeping your muscles in shape through endurance, interval strength and recovery rides.

STRONG by Zumba-  a revolutionary high-intensity workout led by music to motivate you to crush your ultimate fitness goals.  This class is a non-dance, unique workout + music experience with body weight moves found in HIIT classes.
 
YOGA – a relaxing Hatha Yoga class aimed at improving strength and flexibility through a series of poses, breath work and relaxation.  Participants will experience the many health benefits of this ancient exercise.

ZUMBA - a fun fitness program that combines Latin music with easy-to-follow dance moves and aerobic elements.  Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms and resistance training.