Health and Wellness

Body Care

Daily Strategies for Living Positively: The Science of Happiness

John Ameen
What makes life worth living? How do we keep our heads up and avoid being bogged down in negativity? Positive psychology is the study of what makes people flourish in all areas of life. This course delves into the science of positive psychology to give you practical strategies you can use each day to increase positive well-being on a short and long-term basis. These are science-based strategies that have been used by mental health practitioners around the world and have the power to change the way you live. Topics will include, but are not limited to: how to experience more positive emotions; the science of gratitude; mindfulness; changing stress mindset; building positive relationships. Adolescents, families with adolescents, and couples welcome! *No class on October 9th.

Tue, Sep 11-Oct 6, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks  Littleton Campus closed
WLNS 1020F01-68149     $119, $5 material fee to instructor

Thu, Oct 18-Nov 15, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus closed
WLNS 1020F02-68150      $119, $5 material fee to instructor

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

Sandra Gourd
Learn safe and proven techniques of hypnosis. Become a nonsmoker for the rest of your life. Erase the desire for tobacco completely. Feel better, breathe better and save money. Discover the tools to alleviate your emotional and physical cravings for tobacco. Take control without anxiety or weight gain. Not appropriate for tobacco chewers.

Thu, Oct 4-11, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks          Littleton Campus
WLNS 1017F01-68151                       $69 closed

Healing Touch with Reiki

Sandra Gourd
Learn the ancient form of healing which is a natural and simple healing method that balances the energies in your body. It allows you to absorb more of the Universal Life Force Energy that is all around us. Reiki works on all levels – the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. It brings the body and mind into balance, encourages self-healing, and never causes harm. The class includes the Reiki I Attunement with complete instruction on how to use Reiki to heal yourself and others.

add to cartThu, Nov 1-8, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                Littleton Campus
WLNS 1018F01-68152    $69, $20 materials fee to instructor

 

Fitness

Law Enforcement Academy Physical Training Prep Program

Jessica Gerard
Physical training for the Law Enforcement Academy is demanding. Preparation is key to completing the course with success and the least discomfort. This course focuses on improving total fitness through calisthenics, aerobic activity, anaerobic activity, strength training and nutrition. Includes an individual fitness evaluation, analysis of results. Covers the basic components of fitness including flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition.

Tue-Thu, Nov 27-Dec 20, 8-9 a.m., 5 wks  Littleton Campus-Fitness Center
WLNS 1040F01-68245                                 $149

Beginning Tai Chi

Holly Yang
Daily Tai chi practice relieves stress and tension, increases energy and tranquility, regulates the body’s internal systems, and improves balance, flexibility, strength, and physical and mental harmony and well-being. Learn the Tai Chi 8 Forms and 16 Forms with clear, step by step instructions through tai chi stances, hand positions, and movements. You may need multiple class sessions to master each level. Qi Gong and meditation will be introduced and practiced. A certain degree of movement is required for full-participation in this course. * No class on October 17 or on November 21.

add to cartWed,Sep 26-Nov 28*, 6-8 p.m., 8 wks    Littleton Campus
WLNS 1013F01-68153                                 $199

Beginner Reformer Pilates

Colorado Center for Physical Therapy & Motion On Mainstreet
Use machines to build full body strength and flexibility. The Reformer was designed by Joseph Pilates to work the body in an athletic and therapeutic way. The springs and pulleys can be finely adjusted to tailor the workout exactly to your ability. There are 4 machines and 4 people for individualized attention. Each 4-week session is held at Motion on Mainstreet, 2329 West Main Street #102 Littleton, CO 80120, in downtown Littleton.

Mon, Oct 1-29, 3-4 p.m., 5 wks                   Downtown Littleton
WLNS 1033F01-68205                             $165 closed

Sat, Oct 6-27, 12-1 p.m., 4 wks                   Downtown Littleton
WLNS 1033F02-68219                              $135 closed

add to cartMon, Nov 5-Dec 10, 3-4 p.m., 5 wks         Downtown Littleton
WLNS 1033F03-68220                                     $165

add to cartSat, Nov 3-Dec 1, 12-1 p.m., 4 wks            Downtown Littleton
WLNS 1033F04-68221                                    $135

Pilates Matwork I

Catherine M Glenn
Focuses on Pilates mat work to increase core strength, overall muscles tone and flexibility with focused and precise floor work techniques. A physical education class built upon the philosophies and exercises of Josef Pilates. *No class the week of November 19 due to Fall Break.

add to cartMon/Wed, Aug 20-Dec 10*, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., 14 wks Littleton Campus
WLNS 1003F01-68154                                                $149

Zumba

TBD
Zumba is a compilation of high energy, motivating music with unique moves and choreography combinations. Zumba fuses Latin and International music and dance themes to create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.*No class the week of November 19 due to Fall Break.

add to cartTue/Thu, Aug 21-Dec 11*, 4-4:50 p.m., 14 wks    Littleton Campus
WLNS 1004F01-68155                                             $149

Yoga I

Catherine M Glenn
Focuses on Pilates mat work to increase core strength, overall muscles tone and flexibility with focused and precise floor work techniques. A physical education class built upon the philosophies and exercises of Josef Pilates. *No class the week of November 19 due to Fall Break.

add to cartMon/Wed, Aug 20-Oct 29, 4-5:15 p.m., 10 wks        Littleton Campus
WLNS 1005F01-68156                                                 $149

add to cartTue/Thu, Aug 21-Oct 30, 8-9:15 a.m., 10 wks         Littleton Campus
WLNS 1005F02-68157                                               $149

add to cartMon/Wed, Sep 26-Dec 10*, 1-2:15 p.m., 10 wks       Littleton Campus
WLNS 1005F03-68158                                                  $149

Stretch and Posture

Perri Cunningham
This is a class focusing on breathing and relaxed stretching to stretch and strengthen for improved posture.

Mon/Fri, Aug 20-Dec 10, 8:15-8:45 a.m., 15 wks 
Littleton Campus, Fitness Center Studio     Free

Balance

Patty Bisbee
You are never too old to play! This fun-filled activity class challenges the components that keep you upright and maintain balance. Activities focus on improving posture, core strength and stabilization, as well as mind-body awareness.  This is NOT designed for those who are currently at risk for falling.

Fri, Aug 24-Dec 7, 9:15-9:45 a.m., 15 wks
Littleton Campus, Fitness Center Studio     Free

Drums Alive Gold

Patty Adams
Combine movement with the powerful beat and rhythms of drumming for an amazing workout!

Wed, Aug 22-Dec 12, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 15 wks
Littleton Campus, Fitness Center Studio     Free