Aquatic conditioning increases endurance, strength and flexibility. These classes benefit people progressing from individual or small group aquatic therapy, or who are ready for a new fitness challenge. Programs are listed from low-intensity to high-intensity. Call (650) 696-4319 for fees and more information.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Classes will still be held from 1 to 1:50 p.m.
Aqualite: Light to moderate intensity exercise program; can be modified for those desiring a more intense workout. Emphasis on range of motion for strengthening and flexibility of muscles and joints; self-paced fitness conditioning. Aquatic exercise equipment is used for resistance and buoyancy.
6 to 6:50 p.m.
Water Exercise Training (WET): Moderate to high intensity water aerobics class using all the large muscle groups. Aquatic exercise equipment is used for resistance and buoyancy.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:30 to 10:20 a.m.
Water Workout: Complete body workout employing all the major muscle groups. Includes aerobic, toning and stretching exercises. Hydro-fit buoys and noodles are used.
10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program: Low intensity, low impact program ideal for individuals with arthritis. Helps to relieve pain, decrease stiffness and increase range of motion.
11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Smooth Moves: A workout with moderate impact and intensity, using all the major muscle groups. The focus is on flexibility, balance and coordination.
5 to 5:50 p.m.
Water Exercise Training (WET): See description above.
6:30 to 7:20 p.m.
Aquatic Body and Condition (ABC): A moderate to high intensity workout that incorporates cardio segments and muscle conditioning followed by stretching. Alternating between aerobic intervals and active recovery this is a great cardio and calorie buring workout.
7:30 to 8:20 p.m.
Stretch & Tone: A lower intensity program for those who prefer less strenuous but balanced exercise. Emphasis on range of motion maintenance and improvement through stretching, isolated muscle strengthening and reduced-impact water walking. Ideal for individuals with muscle/joint difficulties, pregnant women and new mothers, or anyone wishing to improve flexibility and reduce stress.
Water Comfort: A class for people who are uncomfortable in the pool or uneasy in the water.
Adaptive Aquatics for Kids: Water play to learn to be comfortable and enjoy the pool safely. Guided water play for a child who “loves the water”, maintain gains made in therapy sessions, move and control own body more easily than on land, and have fun learning.
WATSU: A combination of ancient Zen shiatsu massage techniques and water stretching to produce a uniquely stress reducing and therapeutic experience.
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