Willow Valley Communities is proud to be the only senior living community that offers a range of new and exciting fitness classes, like Rock Steady Boxing, and equipment. Below, you’ll find a list of equipment and group classes offered by the Center for Vitality.
- Cybex Arc Trainers
- Octane Riders
- Expresso interactive bikes
- Krankcycles (featuring Cardio Theater)
- Strength training machines, kettle bells and free weights
- A cushioned indoor track
- TRX bands
Group Classes (45 minutes)*
*Inquire within the Fitness Center to get involved in Wii Fit and Wii Sport Classes.
Core Power: Focused on improving strength and flexibility of your core. Exercises in this class include lying, kneeling, and standing. This is an appropriate class for healthy beginners and intermediate level exercisers.
ExerStretch!: Designed to improve flexibility, strength, balance, and aerobic fitness in a low-impact environment. Relaxation and breathing techniques are also incorporated into this workout. This class specifically welcomes beginners.
Fitness Fusion: Intended to spice up workouts, this circuit-training class fuses a variety of exercise formats into one class. Move through aerobic and strength training stations to achieve maximum fitness results. Healthy beginners and intermediate level exercisers are encouraged to participate.
Muscle Moves: Devised to strengthen muscles, this class uses free weights, bands, core balls and occasionally body bars to strengthen muscles by focusing on the upper and lower body, as well as muscles of the core.
Pilates: Combination of breathing and exercise to improve core strength, flexibility, and body awareness.
Spinning: Indoor cycling class set to music meant to increase your lower body strength and cardiovascular endurance.
Step it Up: Choreographed step aerobics routine to increase your aerobic stamina and burn calories. Previous step experience is required.
-Beginner: Use slow, smooth movements to improve both body and mind.
-Intermediate: Continuation of Beginner Tai Chi with more difficult movements.
-Advanced: Continuation of Intermediate Tai Chi with increasingly more difficult movements.
Yoga: Tailored to increase energy, improve flexibility, strengthen, and create balance throughout your entire body, this class uses static and dynamic poses in lying, kneeling, sitting and standing poses.
Zumba: High-intensity Latin dance workout.
Zumba Gold: Enjoy a low-intensity alternative to the high-powered Zumba class. Improve your stamina, balance and coordination in this high-energy class.
Our Exercise Fitness Specialists are available, by appointment, for one-on-one personal training sessions.
- 30-minute session: $20
- 60-minute session: $40
An indoor pool with two, 25-yard, designated lap lanes and a separate, seven-foot deep area, is heated to 82 degrees.
A whirlpool spa, set at 102 degrees, provides hydro massage that can ease pain and stiffness.
A 90-degree therapy pool provides soothing warmth and buoyancy for relaxation or joint-friendly exercising.
A poolside lounge area is the perfect spot for socializing, reading or relaxing.
Large, luxurious locker rooms also offer towel service, hair dryers and private showers.
Aquatic Center Classes (45 minutes)
Aquacize: Improve your cardiovascular fitness and strength with this moderate to high-intensity workout. Exercising in the water decreases stress on your joints. Treat yourself to this low- to medium-impact workout for your body.
Arthritis Class: Participants are led through a series of specifically-designed exercises that help improve joint mobility. The class is open to people with all forms of arthritis and all levels of fitness.
Deep Water Aerobics: Enjoy this moderate to high-intensity deep-water workout using a flotation belt. Improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance using the resistance of the water to enhance the intensity of your workout.
Deep Water Volleyball: Join a lively group for a fun-filled game of beach ball volleyball with flotation belts.
Joints in Motion: This low-impact, low-intensity aquatic exercise class will provide an overall body toning and stretching workout to keep your body strong and limber. This is a great class for beginners!
Glide Fit: Aquatic-Based Stability Training. Everything we do in life takes balance. The class will focus on better balance, body awareness, coordination, joint stability, strength, and power.
Volleyball: Join into an energized and competitive game of water volleyball.