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                                                                September 2010-March 2011

           •	     Facility closure dates are: Oct 11, Nov 11, Dec 25, Dec 26 & Jan 1, 2011
           •	     We have designed this chart for your convenience. Find the fitness or wellness program that fits your schedule and register today!
                  Clients must register in the program listed in the table below. See pages 46-53 for program prices, descriptions and start dates.

                   FITNESS                  LOCATION             SUN          MON               TUE               WED                THU               FRI           SAT
           Rookie Boot Camp                  Oliver Woods
                                                                              9:15-10:15 am   9:15-10:15 am      9:15-10:15 am     9:15-10:15 am    9:15-10:15 am
           Ruth Sabourin

           Boot Camp Basics                  Oliver Woods
                                                                                               6:10-7:10 pm
           The Shape You’re In

           Full Figure Fitness               Oliver Woods                    10:30-11:20 am
                                                                                                               11:20 am-12:10 pm   11:30-11:20 am
           The Shape You’re In                                                 5-5:50 pm

           Full Figure Stretch & Tone        Oliver Woods
                                                                                                                                                    10:40-11:30 am
           The Shape You’re In

           Express Stretch                       Beban                          5:30-6 pm
           Will Wegenast                                                      6:05-6:35 pm

           Super Circuit                         Beban
                                                                              7:30-8:30 pm                       7:30-8:30 pm
           Will Wegenast

           Walkfit - Trailblazers           Nanaimo Parks
                                                                                                 Level 2            Level 1
           & Winter Walkers                    & Trails                                          9:30 am           10:30 am
           Debbie Beck

           Baby & Me Hiking Club            Nanaimo Parks
                                                                                              11 am-12:30 pm
                                               & Trails
                YOGA & PILATES              LOCATION             SUN          MON               TUE               WED                THU               FRI           SAT
           Kundalini Yoga for Stress          Bowen Park                                        5:30-7 pm
           Jana Ziman

           Yoga Flow & Stretch               Oliver Woods                                                                                           9:05-10:05 am
           Debbie Beck

           Gentle Yoga Core & Stretch        Oliver Woods                                                                                           10:15-11:15 am
           Debbie Beck

           Pre & Post Natal Yoga              Nanaimo                                           10-11 am
           Karen Shortt                     Aquatic Centre

           Pilates - Mat 1                    Bowen Park                                       5:30-6:30 pm
           Laurie Briggs

           Hatha Yoga                         Harewood                         5:30-7 pm
           Angelina McNamee                 Activity Centre

           Pilates Introduction               Harewood                        7:15-8:15 pm
           Angelina McNamee                 Activity Centre

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                                                        September 2010-March 2011
    •	     Facility Closure dates are: Oct 11, Nov 11, Dec 25, Dec 26 & Jan 1, 2011
    •	     The programs listed in this table are available for drop in as well as pre-registration. If you are not sure which class you want to try, buy
           a fitness/yoga sampler pass and drop into the programs you want to try out. The sampler pass is $55 + HST for 6 visits and only applies
           to the classes listed in the table below. See page 46 for more information about the sampler pass.
    •	     See pages 46-53 for program dates and descriptions.

       FITNESS                    LOCATION              SUN            MON               TUE              WED                 THU            FRI     SAT
From the Waist Down                Oliver Woods
                                                                       5:55-6:45 pm
Denay Piatka

Full Figure Bump it Up             Oliver Woods
                                                                                         5-5:50 pm                            5-5:50 pm
The Shape You’re In

Bums, Tums & More                  Oliver Woods                        9:05-10:05 am                     9:05-10:05 am
Debbie Beck

Extreme Boot Camp                  Oliver Woods                                        10:30-11:30 am
Ruth Sabourin

Strength & Tone                    Oliver Woods                                                                             10:30-11:30 am
Ruth Sabourin

Crossfit Conditioning              Oliver Woods                                                                              6:15-7:15 pm
                                                                                                                                                   9:30-10:30 am
Debbie Beck                                                                                                                                           Nov-Mar

Core Conditioning -                Oliver Woods
Hardcore                                                                                5:45-6:15 pm
Dominique Sullivan

Ultimate Calorie Burn              Oliver Woods
Workout                                                                                   9-10 am                              9-10 am
Denay Piatka

Pump it Up                         OIiver Woods
Denay Piatka                                          10:30-11:30 am

Total Body Workout                 Bowen Park                                                                                4:45-5:45 pm
Cara Andre

Buns & Bellies                      Bowen Park                                                                               5:50-6:40 pm
Cara Andre

        YOGA                      LOCATION              SUN            MON               TUE              WED                 THU            FRI     SAT
Yoga for Stress                    Oliver Woods                                         4:45-5:40 pm
Dominique Sullivan

Gentle Yoga Core &                 Oliver Woods                                                          5:55-6:45 pm
Debbie Beck

Sunrise Yoga                       Oliver Woods                                                          6:45-7:45 am
                                                                                                        Sampler card only
Debbie Beck

Hatha Flow                         Rotary Field                        9:15-10:15 am
Krista Rogers                        House
Power Yoga Funk                    Rotary Field                                                                             9:15-10:15 am
Krista Rogers                        House
Yoga Stretch Level 1                Nanaimo                                                                                    6-7 pm
Karen Shortt                      Aquatic Centre
Yoga & Core Foundations               Bowen                                                              6:30-7:30 pm
Alison Obeirne

Yoga For The Inflexible           Departure Bay                        4:45-5:45 pm
Kim Regimbal                      Activity Centre

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                                   Weight Room Registered Programs
                        Build Better Bones                                      Hip & Knee Joint                                  Weight Room Attendants
             Class specifically designed for those who                           Recovery Class
             are concerned about their bone density and            Class specifically designed for those who are                   January, February, March, October
             want to strengthen their inner frame. Course          recovering from hip and knee replacement surgery.
             includes impact exercises, core strengthening
                                                                                                                                         and November ONLY.
                                                                   Class includes weight training orientation, and
             and stamina building exercises as well as some        elements of personal training using free weights           Beginning January 3, 2011 we will have one fully
             floor work and weight room.                           and cardio machines.
             Instructor: Gay Northway                                                                                        qualified weight room attendant at our Beban and
                                                                   Instructor: Gay Northway                                    Nanaimo Aquatic Centre weight rooms during
             Wed, Oct 6-Nov 10   9-10 am         $60/6   96567     Wed, Sep 8-Oct 13     9-10 am          $55/6   96566
             Wed, Feb 9-Mar 16   9-10 am         $60/6   98075                                                                                scheduled hours.
                                                                   Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Gym
             Nanaimo Aquatic Centre
                                                                                                                               Weight room attendants will be on hand to assist
                         Elliptical Fat Burn                                      Strictly Toning                             you with the correct and safe usage of our weight
                                                                                                                             room equipment. For private or specialized training,
             Cardio workout created around your own perceived      Have the confidence to hit the gym by learning
             exertion. Learn to target your fat burning zone and                                                                        please book your consultation
                                                                   the proper form and technique. Learn to tone and
             increase your stamina and shed those unwanted         sculpt all your target areas.
             pounds while strengthening your heart and lower                                                                    Schedule to be posted on
                                                                   Instructor: Cara Andre
             body.                                                 Wed, Sep 29-Nov 3      5-6 pm          $60/6   96565                       by Oct 1, 2010.
             Instructor: Cara Andre                                Wed, Nov 10-Dec 15     5-6 pm          $60/6   98006
             Tue, Nov 9-Dec 14      9-10 am      $60/6   96573     Wed, Jan 26-Mar 2      5-6 pm          $60/6   98007
             Thu, Nov 4-Dec 16      9-10 am      $60/6   98009     Wed, Mar 30-May 4      5-6 pm          $60/6   98008
             Tue, Mar 22-Apr 26     9-10 am      $60/6   96578     Beban Park Fitness Gym
             Thu, Mar 24-Apr 28     9-10 am      $60/6   98010
             Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Gym                                   Weight Training 101 for
                                                                   Learn how to safely and effectively use resistance
                           Tread and Shed                          bands, free weights and natural resistance to tone
             This is an intense interval style class designed      and tighten your body, strengthen your arms, legs,
             to challenge your cardiovascular ability and          core and back. Develop a safe effective routine to
             increase your fat burn. A spin class on the           do at home or at any gym. Discover the basics of
             treadmill. Increase your stamina and shed             strength training, muscle building and endurance
             those unwanted pounds.                                training; the building blocks of any effective fitness
             Instructor: Cara Andre
             Mon, Oct 18-Nov 22     9-10 am      $60/6   96564     routine.
             Wed, Oct 20-Nov 24     9-10 am      $60/6   96596     Instructor: Gina Galway
             Mon, Jan 24-Feb 28     9-10 am      $60/6   98011     Tue, Oct 5-Nov 9        5:15-6:15 pm   $42/6   96562
             Wed, Jan 26-Mar 2      9-10 am      $60/6   98012     Tue, Jan 11-Feb 15      5:15-6:15 pm   $42/6   96563
             Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Gym                            Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Gym

             Fitness/Yoga Sampler Pass $55.00/6                                                                     Strength Training Consultants
                   Not sure which fitness or yoga class is for you?                                                       Personal Trainers
                   Purchase a 6 visit Sampler Pass and find out!                                               Our BCRPA certified instructors will design a training program
               This has been designed to accommodate clients                                                 specific to your needs or revamp an existing program. If you feel
                who are unsure which class is for them, or who                                                stuck in a workout rut or need some motivation to stick to your
              have busy lives. The card will allow participants to                                                          program, this is the service for you!
             choose fitness and yoga classes that fit around their
                           schedule and interests.                                                                          Call Cara: 250-802-1317 or
                                                                                                                                Will: 250-739-1350
            HOW IT WORKS:

             •	 10 fitness and 8 yoga classes will accept drop-ins.                                         Initial consultation - 1.5 hours                          $65.00
             •	 Sampler pass must be purchased in advance at one of our front                               On-going sessions - 1.0 hours                             $51.00
                desks. No money can be exchanged in the class.                                                        Discount bundle for multiple sessions:
             •	 Clients must complete a ParQ (health assessment questionnaire)                                            5 swipe pass (for the price of 4)
                at the front desk when they purchase their sampler pass.                                                             $204.00
             •	 Fitness instructors will use a hole punch to mark each class that                                        10 swipe pass (for the price of 8)
                a client attends.                                                                                                    $408.00

                   See page 94 for Registration Information • Register online at
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                                                                                                                              CITY OF NANAIMO
          Kickboxing Mayhem                                           Advanced Boot Camp                                      T H E          H A R B O U R                          C I T Y

This is a great way to knock out routine boredom
and blast fat all over with a combination of
                                                            For individuals that already participate in physical
                                                                                                                                 Meet the Trainer
muscle sculpting kickboxing exercises. It is great          activity looking to spice up their routine and                             PA R K S R E C R E AT I O N & C U LT U R E
for stress release, while you punch and kick out            challenge their body to new limits. This class
all your frustrations of the day along with self            will lead you through high intensity strength
empowerment and full body toning. You will leave            and cardio exercises designed to challenge your
the class feeling strong and invigorated.                   strength and endurance while burning maximum
Instructor: Cara Andre
Mon, Sep 13-Oct 25       9:30-10:30 am   $42/6    96603     calories. This class is not for beginners.
Mon, Nov 8-Dec 13        9:30-10:30 am   $42/6    97902     Instructor: Crystal Cruikshank
Mon, Jan 10-Feb 14       9:30-10:30 am   $42/6    97910     Fri, Sep 17-Oct 22        9:30-10:30 am    $35/5    96593
Mon, Feb 21-Mar 21       9:30-10:30 am   $35/5    97911     Fri, Nov 12-Dec 17        9:30-10:30 am    $35/5    97912
Beban Social Centre                                         Fri, Jan 7-Feb 18
                                                            Beban Social Centre
                                                                                      9:30-10:30 am    $28/4    98064                 Name: Will Wegenast
                                                                                                                                      Personal Trainer/Instructor
            Rookie Boot Camp                                          From the Waist Down
Are you thinking about starting or returning to a
                                                            Having trouble with your lower tummy, bum or thighs?                             About Me:
fitness routine? Come try this fun and challenging                                                                         I am a new personal trainer with the City of
                                                            Come challenge yourself with this 50 minute fat blasting
morning fitness class that incorporates cardio,
strength and flexibility with various levels so you
                                                            workout. We will focus on trimming down our bottoms,          Nanaimo. I am BCPRA certified, and also holds
                                                            sculpting sexy thighs, and flattening our tummies. All         university degrees in Science and Education.
can work at your own pace and get a great workout!
                                                            through intense cardio intervals, and strength training of
Variations of circuit training, boot camp, traditional
                                                            the lower body.
                                                                                                                               I enjoy having people from all fitness
aerobics and dance combinations will keep your              Instructor: Denay Piatka                                       backgrounds reach their goals, whether you
body moving and improving. This class is for
beginner to intermediate levels. Child minding is
                                                            Mon, Sep 20-Nov 1        5:55-6:45 pm      $42/6    95180       are a highly conditioned athlete or you are
                                                            Mon, Nov 8-Dec 13        5:55-6:45 pm      $42/6    95181
available Monday - Friday, 9 am to 12 pm.                   Mon, Jan 17-Feb 21       5:55-6:45 pm      $42/6    95649     completely new to exercise, I would be happy
Instructor: Ruth Sabourin                                   Oliver Woods Community Centre                                   to help get you to the next level. Come and
M/W/F, Sep 8-29       9:15-10:15 am      $50/10   95178
T/Th, Sep 7-30        9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95170                                                                     talk to me and we can design an enjoyable
M/W/F, Oct 1-29       9:15-10:15 am      $60/12   95179     NEW              Bums, Tums & More                            and effective program that fits your lifestyle,
T/Th, Oct 5-28        9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95166                                                                                fitness level and goals.
M/W/F, Nov 1-29       9:15-10:15 am      $65/13   95167              A great combination of cardio combos to keep
T/Th, Nov 2-30        9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95168     you moving and strength training intervals to target                   Call: 250-739-1350 to book.
M/W/F, Dec 1-17       9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95277     some of those ‘trouble spots’ . Always fun and energetic,
T/Th, Dec 2-16        9:15-10:15 am      $25/5    95278     allowing you to sweat with a smile on your face.
M/W/F, Jan 3-31       9:15-10:15 am      $65/13   95283     Instruction to hand-held weights, gliders and tubing.
T/Th, Jan 4-27        9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95279     Instructor: Debbie Beck
T/Th, Feb 1-24        9:15-10:15 am      $40/8    95280     Mon/Wed, Sep 13-Oct 20 9:05-10:05 am       $66/11   95147
M/W/F, Feb 2-28       9:15-10:15 am      $60/12   95284     Mon/Wed, Nov 1-Dec 8 9:05-10:05 am         $72/12   96509
T/Th, Mar 1-31        9:15-10:15 am      $50/10   95281     Mon/Wed, Jan 10-Mar 2 9:05-10:05 am        $96/16   98091
M/W/F, Mar 2-30       9:15-10:15 am      $65/13   95285     Oliver Woods Community Centre
Oliver Woods Community Centre

NEW                Express Stretch                                      Total Body Workout
        Do you lack flexibility? Has work, injury or        This is an ‘anything goes’ class. Each week be
        strength training left you with stiff tight         challenged with a different style of training
muscles? Flexibility work and stretching is very            including circuit training, intervals, calisthenics,           Lifestyle Health & Fitness Centre
important to increase range of motion, prevent              boxerfit and gliding. A total body muscle                      would like to invite you to take the
injury, decrease pain and muscle soreness, correct          conditioning class for all levels.
muscle imbalance, recover quicker from weight
                                                                                                                            opportunity to try out our newly
                                                            Instructor: Cara Andre
training, improve running and walking ability and           Thu, Sep 16-Oct 21    4:45-5:45 pm        $42/6     96552    renovated 24,000 square foot facility!
sleep better. After a brief warm up you will go             Thu, Nov 4-Dec 16     4:45-5:45 pm        $42/6     96577     • Brand new Tanning Salon!
through a series of dynamic and static stretches            Thu, Jan 20-Feb 24    4:45-5:45 pm        $42/6     98041
                                                            Bowen Complex                                                 • 25-Metre Swimming Pool
paying attention to muscles that become weak                                                                              • Saunas & Steam Room
and/or tight from daily activities like sitting, driving,                                                                 • Co-ed Fitness
standing or performing manual labour.                                         Buns & Bellies                              • Ladies Only
Instructor: Will Wegenast                                   Tone and sculpt those target areas. Learn new and
Mon, Oct 4-Nov 15      5:30-6 pm         $24/6    97983     effective ways to lean out those hot spots. Wake up the       • Body Masters (20-minute fitness circuit)
Mon, Oct 4-Nov 15      6:05-6:35 pm      $24/6    97984     next morning feeling muscles you didn’t know you had!         • Over 50 Cardio Machines
Mon, Jan 10-Feb 14     5:30-6 pm         $24/6    98060
                                                            Instructor: Cara Andre                                        • Hammerstrength Professional
Mon, Jan 10-Feb 14     6:05-6:35 pm      $24/6    98061                                                                   • Childminding
                                                            Thu, Sep 16-Oct 21       5:55-6:40 pm      $36/6    98043
Mon, Feb 21-Mar 28     5:30-6 pm         $24/6    98062
Mon, Feb 21-Mar 28     6:05-6:35 pm      $24/6    98063
                                                            Thu, Nov 4-Dec 16        5:55-6:40 pm      $36/6    98042     • Personal Training
                                                            Thu, Jan 20-Feb 24       5:55-6:40 pm      $36/6    98044     • Over 40 Classes of Yoga, Aerobics &
Beban Social Centre
                                                            Bowen Complex
                                                                                                                            Aquafit Classes a Week
                                                                                                                          • New Lemond Spinning Bikes.
                                                                       Turkey Burner Series
                                                            Get yourself ready before AND after the
                                                            holidays. Rev up your metabolism and work
                                                                                                                           3255 Stephenson Point Rd.
                                                            off the turkey dinner.
                                                            Instructor: Cara Andre
                                                                                                                              751-BFIT (2348)
                                                            Tu/Th/F, Oct 7-12
                                                            Tu/W/F, Dec 17-22
                                                                                   9-10 am
                                                                                   9-10 am
                                                            Beban Social Centre

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                                                    NEW            Extreme Boot Camp                                      NEW               Boot Camp Basics
                                                            Go to the extreme with this boot camp.                                Come learn how to do push-ups, lunges,
                                                   This program is designed for people who have been                      squats and many other standard exercises using
                                                   taking the rookie boot camp or have previous boot                      correct form and learn many of the other exercises
                                                   camp experience. Classes will include cardio, strength                 that are common in boot camps. Many types of
                                                   and flexibility exercises. Level - Advanced. Child                     equipment will also be introduced so you can try/
                                                   minding is available Monday - Friday, 9 am to 12 pm.                   do things that are typical in boot camps. Good for
                                                   Instructor: Ruth Sabourin                                              beginners or experienced people that want to make
                 8 classes a week!                 Tue, Sep 7-28
                                                   Tue, Oct 5-26
                                                                        10:30-11:30 am
                                                                        10:30-11:30 am
                                                                                                                          sure they are doing it right.
                                                                                                                          Instructor: Tara McNeil, The Shape You’re In
                                                   Tue, Nov 2-30        10:30-11:30 am              $35/5         95184   Tue, Sep 14-Oct 5      6:10-7:10 pm      $34/4   95159
                                                   Tue, Jan 4-25        10:30-11:30 am              $28/4         98946   Tue, Oct 12-Nov 2      6:10-7:10 pm      $34/4   95688
                                                   Tue, Feb 1-22        10:30-11:30 am              $28/4         98947   Tue, Nov 9-30          6:10-7:10 pm      $34/4   96277
                                                   Oliver Woods Community Centre                                          Tue, Jan 11-Feb 1      6:10-7:10 pm      $34/4   97397
                                                                                                                          Tue, Feb 8-Mar 1       6:10-7:10 pm      $34/4   97398
                                                                 Fitness Hooping                                          Oliver Woods Community Centre
                                                   Build your own custom fitness hoop in the first
                                                   session, and the next 4 classes will be a workout!                                     Core Creations
                                                   Larger and heavier than kids hula hoops, a fitness                     Core muscles help with every movement our body
                                                   hoop is much easier to spin, and provides an excellent                 makes. A strong core is a key element in protecting
                                                   no impact cardio and toning workout that’s so much                     yourself from injury and enhancing performance in
                                                   fun you won’t believe it’s good for you! Price is $55                  all sports. A strong core protects the spine, stabilizes
                                                   for 5 classes if you need to build a hoop, or $32 for 4                your body movements and is a major influence
                                                   classes if you have built a hoop already.                              in posture. Come out and learn how to properly
                                                   Instructor: Susan Peach                                                engage and balance your core muscles through
                                                   Fri, Feb 4-Mar 4        7-8 pm           $55/5                 98948   specialized fundamentals for athletic training, pilates
                                                   Beban Social Centre                                                    & yoga.
                                                                                                                          Instructor: Crystal Cruikshank
                                                                                                                          Wed, Sep 15-Oct 27       9:30-10 am      $30/6   96598
                                                                                                  Wed, Nov 10-Dec 15
                                                                                                                          Wed, Jan 12-Feb 16
                                                                                                                                                   9:30-10 am
                                                                                                                                                   9:30-10 am
                                                                                       Wed, Feb 23-Mar 23       9:30-10 am      $25/5   97903
                                                                                                                          Beban Social Centre

             250-591-5327                                                                                                                        Belly Fit
                                                      CITY OF NANAIMO                                                     Belly fit brings a powerful fusion of mind, body and
                                                                                                                          spirit to the traditional woman’s group fitness class
                                                      T H E          H A R B O U R                          C I T Y
                                                                                                                          format. The inspiration for the music and movement
                                                           Meet the Trainer                                               is rooted in belly dance, African, Bollywood and
                                                                                                                          Bhangra fused seamlessly into an amazing cardio
                                                               PA R K S R E C R E AT I O N & C U LT U R E                 routine. Pilates inspired core on the floor mat work
                                                                                                                          and yoga infused stretch create this energizing
                                                                                                                          workout. All fitness levels welcome.
                                                                                                                          Instructor: Northridge Staff
                                                                                                                          Sun, Sep 12-Oct 31     10:45-11:45 am $79/8      96527
                                                                                                                          Sun, Nov 7-Dec 19      10:45-11:45 am $69/7      96528
                                                                                                                          Sun, Jan 9-Feb 20      10:45-11:45 am $69/7      97921
                                                                                                                          Northridge Health Performance Centre
                      TAOIST                                                                                              (#901-5800 Turner Rd.)
                                                                Name: Cara Andre
                                                                                                                                         Strength & Tone
                    TAI CHI                                   Personal Trainer/Instructor
                                                                     About Me:
                                                                                                                          This will challenge and condition the muscles
                                                                                                                          below the belt, as well as the arms, back and legs. A
                A Unique Approach to                       Cara’s lifelong passion for fitness and                        beneficial and relaxing stretch will wrap up the class.
                                                                                                                          Instructor: Ruth Sabourin
                  « Stress Reduction                  outdoors has prompted her career in personal                        Tue, Sep 14-Oct 19      5:15-6:15 pm     $42/6   96530
                 « Health Improvement                  training and as a group fitness instructor. As                     Tue, Nov 2-Dec 7        5:15-6:15 pm     $42/6   98154
                                                                                                                          Tue, Jan 11-Feb 15      5:15-6:15 pm     $42/6   99121
                                                        a competitive Muay Thai Kickboxer, as well
                   « Fitness & Fun                      as the youngest female to circumnavigate
                                                                                                                          Tue, Feb 22-Mar 29      5:15-6:15 pm     $42/6   99122
                                                                                                                          Beban Social Centre

                                                       Vancouver Island by kayak, Cara has worked
           For Information & Registration             with many different levels of fitness, including
                                                                                                                          Thu, Sep 9-30      10:30-11:30 am        $28/4   98907
                                                                                                                          Thu, Oct 7-28      10:30-11:30 am        $28/4   98939

                   753-6905                            elderly, injured and athletic. Whether you’re
                                                       introducing fitness into your lifestyle or your
                                                                                                                          Thu, Nov 4-Dec 16
                                                                                                                          Thu, Jan 6-27
                                                                                                                          Thu, Feb 3-24
                                                                                                                                             10:30-11:30 am
                                                                                                                                             10:30-11:30 am
                                                                                                                                             10:30-11:30 am
                                                      a seasoned athlete, Cara’s goal is to guide you                     Oliver Woods Community Centre
                    1724 Bowen Road                   with the tools, motivation and education you
                (corner of Townsite Road)             need to pass your finish line and achieve your
  *                 health and fitness desires.
                                  Call: 250-802-1317 to book.

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           Zumba Basics Clinic                              Shake Your Body Boot Camp
The latest, fun dance workout is taking the world by This is for those ladies who want to try an
storm. Learn the basic steps and rhythms at a slow      intermediate to advanced class that will work every
pace so you get the most out of the class.              major muscle group, be fun, challenging, and at the
Instructor: Northridge Staff                            same time is taught in a comfortable setting. The                               YOURSELF
Sat, Sep 25
Sat, Jan 8
                          11:30 am-12:30 pm $15/1 96524
                          11:30 am-12:30 pm $15/1 97906
                                                        class will be taught in a circuit/boot camp style. All                      INTO SHAPE.
                                                        levels welcome but you must be able to get down
Northridge Health Performance Centre                    and up off the mat.
(#901 - 5800 Turner Road)
                                                         Instructor: The Shape You’re In
                                                         M/W, Sep 13-Oct 18 6:20-7:20 pm        $70/10    96597
                  Zumba Gold                             M/W, Nov 1-Dec 8       6:20-7:20 pm    $70/10    97896
Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is the       M/W, Jan 10-Feb 16     6:20-7:20 pm    $70/10    97899
hotest workout around. The basic Zumba class will        M/W, Feb 21-Mar 21 6:20-7:20 pm        $55/8     97900
focus on simpler Latin and international dances          Beban Social Centre
while you get your fittest, burn calories and have the
time of your life. Learn some of the steps ahead by                  Full Figured Fitness
taking the basic clinic.                                Are you struggling with a weight issue and can’t
Instructor: Northridge Staff                            find a fitness program that’s fun and works for you?
Sat, Oct 16-Dec 18       5:30-6:30 pm     $79/10 96523  Come join “Full Figured Fitness”. Start getting into
Sat, Jan 22-Mar 26       5:30-6:30 pm     $79/10 97904  shape in a comfortable, relaxed setting with an
Northridge Health Performance Centre                    instructor who lost over 100 lbs herself! The classes
(#901 - 5800 Turner Road)                               have various levels, so you can work at your own
                                                        pace. The class will include cardio, strength and
                                                        flexibility components. Beginner to intermediate
 NEW         Super Circuit Training to levels. Come have fun! Childminding available Mon-
                     Tone & Lose Fat                    Fri, 9 am-12 pm.
                                                        Instructor: The Shape You’re In
This high intensity class lead by Will is great for men
                                                        M/W, Sep 13-Oct 25 10:30-11:20 am * $72/12 95153
and women. It focuses on burning fat, toning muscles M/Th, Sep 13-Oct 25 10:30-11:20 am        $72/12 95152
and improving conditioning. Each class will be a full   M/W, Sep 13-Oct 25 5-5:50 pm           $72/12 95154
body workout using exercise bands, medicine balls,      M/W, Oct 27-Dec 6     10:30-11:20 am * $72/12 95686           The Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow,
bodyweight exercises and partnered activities.          M/W, Oct 27-Dec 6     5-5:50 pm        $72/12 95155
Instructor: Will Wegenast                                M/Th, Oct 28-Dec 9     10:30-11:20 am   $72/12 95685         calorie-burning, dance fitness-party.
Mon/Wed, Oct 13-Dec 6 7:30-8:30 pm      $96/16   97972   M/Th, Jan 10-Feb 10 10:30-11:20 am
                                                         M/W, Jan 10-Feb 9
                                                                                                 $60/10 96330
                                                                                10:30-11:20 am * $60/10 96278
                                                                                                                      Feel the music and let loose.
Mon/Wed, Jan 19-Mar 14 7:30-8:30 pm     $96/16   97975
Beban Social Centre                                      M/W, Jan 10-Feb 9      5-5:50 pm        $60/10 96556
                                                         M/Th, Feb 14-Mar 17 10:30-11:20 am      $60/10 96400
           Core & Conditioning                           M/W, Feb 14-Mar 16 10:30-11:20 am * $60/10 96279
                                                         M/W, Feb 14-Mar 16 5-5:50 pm            $60/10 96557
                                                                                                                             CLASS DETAILS
Improve your central power and posture while
targeting your stabilizer and core muscles. Build your
                                                         * Class times Monday 10:30-11:20 am/Wednesday 11:30             Tues. 9:00 am Wed. 5:30 pm
                                                         am-12:20 pm.
foundation and build strength from the inside out.       Oliver Woods Community Centre                                            Fri. 10:05 am
Challenge muscles you never knew you had!
Instructor: Cara Andre                                            Full Figure Bump it Up                                     Sat 10:30 & 11:30 am
Tue, Sep 28-Nov 2      4-4:45 pm        $42/6    96599   Are you a fit full figured person but do not like
Tue, Nov 9-Dec 14      4-4:45 pm        $42/6    98013

                                                                                                                          (250) 751-0505
                                                         mainstream classes? Come have fun, challenge
Tue, Jan 25-Mar 1      4-4:45 pm        $42/6    98014
Beban Social Centre
                                                         yourself, feel good, and improve your fitness level in an
                                                         environment that is uniquely comfortable and energetic
          Crossfit Conditioning                          at the same time. The class will include cardio, strength
                                                         and flexibility components and is taught with levels to
Combining intervals of cardio, strength training and     allow for intermediate to advanced exercisers to all get a
balance work to rev up your metabolism and fire up
your core. Focus on body alignment, core stability,
                                                         good workout.
                                                         Instructor: The Shape You’re In
sweat and fun!
Instructor: Debbie Beck
                                                         Tue/Thu, Sep 14-Oct 21 5-5:50 pm       $72/12    95158              Northridge Health
                                                         Tue/Thu, Oct 26-Dec 7   5-5:50 pm      $72/12    95687
Thu, Sep 16-Oct 21      6:15-7:15 pm    $42/6    95164   Tue/Thu, Jan 11-Feb 10  5-5:50 pm      $60/10    98084             Performance Centre
Thu, Nov 4-Dec 16       6:15-7:15 pm    $42/6    95163   Tue/Thu, Feb 15-Mar 17 5-5:50 pm       $60/10    98089
Sat, Nov 6-Dec 11       9:30-10:30 am   $42/6    98082   Oliver Woods Community Centre                                Corner of Island Hwy. & Turner Rd
Thu, Jan 13-Mar 3
Sat, Jan 15-Mar 5
                        6:15-7:15 pm
                        9:30-10:30 am
                                                                     Full Figured Fitness
Oliver Woods Community Centre                                          Stretch & Tone                                 Punch Pass:       10 sessions / $79
                                                        This incorporates slow music with focused
  Core Conditioning - Hardcore movements and positions using weights, bands,                                                           20 sessions / $149
This 30-minute core class is designed to strengthen the tubing and balls, improves flexibility, all-over
abdominals and surrounding muscles of the spine and toning, balance and core strength. Everyone
hip flexors. A strong core will improve balance, sport  welcome. Child minding available Monday - Friday
                                                        9 am to 12 pm.
                                                                                                                         Come and try your first class
performance and decrease back pain and injury. This
non-cardio class will help with abdominal definition    Instructor: The Shape You’re In
                                                        Fri, Sep 10-Oct 15  10:40-11:30 am   $42/6     95156
and improve your overall well-being.
Instructor: Dominique Sullivan
Tue, Feb 1-Mar 8         5:45-6:15 pm   $24/6    96559
                                                         Fri, Oct 22-Nov 26
                                                         Fri, Jan 7-Feb 4
                                                                            10:40-11:30 am
                                                                            10:40-11:30 am
                                                         Fri, Feb 11-Mar 11 10:40-11:30 am      $35/5     96021
Oliver Woods Community Centre                            Oliver Woods Community Centre

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          Parks, Recreation & Culture - It’s a Lifestyle!

                                                     NEW          Ultimate Calorie Burn                             NEW       Baby and Me Hiking Club
                 BOOT                                                   Workout                                    Designed for new parents and their babies
                                                    Feeling sluggish lately? Do you need to lose                   (expecting moms welcome) to enjoy

                                                    weight? If you answered yes to one or both of these guided hikes in a beautiful outdoor setting, rain
                                                    questions, it is time for a change. Come burn off    or shine. Hikes are moderately strenuous. Parents
                                                    calories and increase your energy levels through a should have their own comfortable carriers and be
                                                                                                         able to carry their babies for at least 90 minutes.
            Nanaimo’s #1 Boot Camp!                 fast-paced class that keeps you working hard and
                                                    having fun! This is a total body plan alternating    Expecting moms should be seasoned hikers and
                                                    between strength and cardio, keeping your heart      have permission from their caregivers. Not suitable
                                                    rate up and calories burning. Childminding available for strollers.
                                                                                                         Tue, Sep 21-Oct 19   11 am-12:30 pm $30/5     96507
                                                    Monday through Friday 9 am -12 pm.
                                                                                                                   Meet in Bowen Complex Lobby
                                                    Instructor: Denay Piatka
                                                    Tue/Thu, Sep 14-Oct 21 9-10 am            $72/12    96587
                                                    Tue/Thu, Oct 26-Dec 7 9-10 am             $72/12    98944                 Walk Fit - Trailblazers
                                                    Tue/Thu, Jan 11-Feb 17 9-10 am            $72/12    98945  Come enjoy fresh air and good company while
                                                    Oliver Woods Community Centre                              exploring some of the hiking trails around the
                                                                                                               Nanaimo area. Our hikes will incorporate an exercise
                                                                                                               break opportunity using resistance bands and
                                                       Nordic Walking Clinic for Fitness your own body weight. Complete 4-6 km hike
                                                    The elliptical cross-trainer that goes wherever you go!    with balance work and a good stretch. Must wear
                                                    Nordic walking recruits the muscles in your upper body good walking/hiking shoes and be in good physical
                                                    and turns walking into a total body workout. It gets       health. Locations will vary, first class meet at Bowen
                                                    you into the “fat burning zone” and burns up to 35%        upper lounge area.
                                                    more calories than regular walking. If you like hiking,    Instructor: Debbie Beck
                                                    on or off road, Nordic Walking poles are a “must”. They Tue, Sep 7-Nov 16*        9:30-11 am        $48/10 95877
                                                                                                               *Level 2
                                                    reduce the stress on your joints in your lower body by
                                                                                                               Wed, Sep 8-Nov 17      10:30-11:45 am    $48/10 96017
                                                    30% , allowing you to go farther with less fatigue. Nordic * Level 1
                                                    Walking poles are provided.                                Meet in Bowen Complex Lobby
                                                    Instructor: Tora Cameron

                Home training centre for
                                                    Sat, Sep 18
                                                    Bowen Complex
                                                                            10 am-12 pm     $30/1       96561
                                                                                                                          Walk Fit - Winter Walkers
                                                                                                                   Come rain, sun or snow, we will continue to enjoy
                Canada’s Junior Football                           Osteofit Level 1                                the great outdoors with some of our shorter trails
                  League Champions                  This unique exercise and education program
                                                                                                                   throughout the winter months. Enjoy a combination
                                                                                                                   of strength training intervals with trail walking and
                “The VI Raiders” and for            targets people with osteoporosis who are at an                 balance work. A great way to start your week. Good
                “The Nanaimo Clippers”              increased risk for fractures.
                                                    Tue/Thu, Sep 7-Nov 9 11 am-12 pm          $79/19    96472
                                                                                                                   walking shoes for appropriate weather conditions
                                                    Tue/Thu, Jan 4-Feb 10 11 am-12 pm         $50/12    96505      encouraged.
                   SERVICES INCLUDE:                Oliver Woods Community Centre                                  Instructor: Debbie Beck
                                                                                                                   Tue, Nov 30-Jan 18     9:30-10:45 am       $29/6      95879
            • Team Training Strength/Conditioning                                                                  Wed, Dec 1-Jan 19      10:30-11:45 am      $29/6      95878
                                                                   Osteofit Level 2                                Tue, Feb 1-Mar 8       9:30-10:45 am       $29/6      96019
                       • Personal Training          This is an ongoing program designed for those                  Wed, Feb 2-Mar 9       10:30-11:45 am      $29/6      96018
                 • Youth Athletic Development       who are familiar with exercising and the use of                Meet in Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Lobby
                                                    bands and hand-held weights. This class is for
              • Cardio Kickboxing• Nordic Walking   those who have taken level 1 or who are presently NEW                     Pump it Up
                    • Nutritional Consulting        in another fitness program. Includes short                 This class is designed for those who want
                                                    discussions on healthy and active lifestyles.     to sculpt sexy arms, build upper body strength
                                                    Tue/Thu, Sep 7-Nov 9 9:30-10:30 pm  $79/19 96473
                                                                                                      and engage the core and back muscles. Cardio
                                                    Tue/Thu, Jan 4-Feb 10 9:30-10:30 am $50/12 96531
                                                    Oliver Woods Community Centre                     intervals, tubes, bands and free weights will all be
                                                                                                      incorporated as well as your own body weight to
                                                                                                      train, tone and strengthen the muscles.
                                 ATHLETIC                                                                          Instructor: Denay Piatka
                                         ENT                                                                       Sun, Sep 19-Oct 31    10:30-11:30 am       $42/6      95185
                               DEVELOPM                                                                            Sun, Nov 7-Dec 12     10:30-11:30 am       $42/6      95186
                                            D AT
                             CENT RE LOCATE                                                                        Sun, Jan 16-Feb 20    10:30-11:30 am       $42/6      95648
                                        OOD RD.
                             2030 BOXW
                                                                                                                   Oliver Woods Community Centre

                                                       K                 Childminding - Up to 12 Years Old

                Limited space available.               I
              Contact Jonathan Wengel,                 D                                            Come on out and join a fitness class.
                                                       S       Your child will be in the care of a qualified leader. Children will enjoy free play, crafts, songs and games!
             Certified Personal Trainer at...
            250-729-3950                               O
                                                                                    Oliver Woods
                                                                                    9 am -12 pm
                                                                                                                           Nanaimo Aquatic Centre
                                                                                                                                9 am -12 pm
                                                       E           Kids Korner pass: 10 hrs for $30 + tax per child. Drop in: 1 hour: $3.50 per child; 2 hours $5 per child.
                                                       R                                      Additional children are $2 per hour per child. Schedule Subject to Change

                  See page 94 for Registration Information • Register online at
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          Fitness Instructor’s
          Certification Theory                                                                                              "Come just as you
This informative and educational course is the
first step in becoming a group fitness or aqua-fit                                                                           are, leave as you
instructor, weight room attendant or personal                                                                                  want to be."
trainer and will give you the tools to safely and
confidently design fitness programs for yourself
and others. You will learn about how your body
                                                                                                                               aimo. We offer a
works and responds to exercise. You will learn                                              leading fitness facility in Nan
                                                          Nanaimo Athletic club is the                                         a totally separate
                                                                                               r friendly environment, with
fitness principles and safety in exercise design as
well as the energy systems and exercise selection.        com pletely non intimidating, use                                        dio, unlimited
                                                                                                   private personal training stu
                                                                 only floor, infra red saunas,
To receive your fitness theory course manual and
                                                          ladies                                                                          tanning
assignments, please bring payment of $25+ tax                                                              ers lounge with health Cafe,
                                                          classses suc h as yoga, child minding, memb                                         bikes
                                                                                                             and our history making spin
to the first session.
Instructor: Body Blueprint
                                                           beds, vibration  trainers, functional triainers,                  b was the first on the
                                                                                             le - As market leaders, our clu
Fri, Oct 22               5-10 pm
Sat, Sun, Oct 23 & 24 7 am-5 pm         $249/3    98015    that make electricity as you cyc
* No refunds after October 18.
                                                                                        entire island to install these!

                                                                                            hletic club for a FREE week
Fri, Feb 18               5-10 pm

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Sat, Sun, Feb 19 & 20 7 am-5 pm         $249/3    98155

                                                                                           ver used the facility before!
* No refunds after February 15 .

                                                              trial for persons who have ne
Beban Social Centre

       Fitness Instructor’s
 Certification - Group/Outdoor                                                   Nanaimo Athletic club
                                                                                              imo - 250-716-1111
                                                                      1451 Bowen Road, Nana
This course teaches you all the elements of
being a fitness instructor. You will learn how
to teach fitness classes both indoors and out.
You will learn lesson planning, use of music,
choreography, cueing, safety in exercise design,
how to teach effective classes, adult learning,
cardio & strength exercises, stretching, outdoor
fitness and boot camp. Please bring $10 + tax to
the first class for course materials.
Instructor: Body Blueprint
Fri, Jan 21              5:30-9:30 pm
Sat/Sun, Jan 22 & 23     8:30 am-4:30 pm $249/3   96555
* No refunds after January 18.
Beban Social Centre

Fitness Instructor’s Certification
         Weight Training
A practical course designed to teach foundation
leadership skills for instruction of basic weight
training programs. Learn about the weight
training industry, equipment and facilities, health
screening, fitness testing, how to set up a program,
counselling/communication skills, exercise
ideas and teaching techniques for beginners to
advanced levels, application of scientific training
principles, review anatomy/physiology, nutrition,
supplements, professional ethics and career
Instructor: Northridge Staff
Sat/Sun, Nov 20 & 21 11 am-7 pm  $249/2           96554
* No refunds after November 9.
Northridge Health Performance Centre
(#901-5800 Turner Rd.)

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