Welcome to a new way of working out. Bend is a combination of ballet, gymnastics, stretching, yoga, multiple muscle conditioning and breathing techniques. Together these will help you improve muscle tone, range of motion, flexibility, core strength and overall well being.
If you need to burn some serious calories and focus on your core, this is the class for you. Cardio Core combines a variety of cardio exercises with exercises that focus on your abs, glutes and back. Methods include strength training, drills, step aerobics, floor aerobics and traditional toning.
Cardio Hoop and Sculpt
You haven't worked out and had so much fun before! This class is put together to condition your entire body. Hooping is incorporated in for everyone no matter the age or the stage. Newbies to ninjas will find this class challenging and encouraging. Participants will use hoops, hand weights, resistance bands and elastic tubing to build strength and increase muscle definition. All equipment is provided.
Step classes after a high intensity, yet low impact workout that utilizes a raised step platform to provide a stair-climbing effect. Step exercises are described to be as effective as running a seven-minute mile, only easier on the joints.
This dance class incorporates easy-to-follow dance choreography with traditional fitness moves. If you like to dance and get stronger, this is the perfect combo.
Fit 4 Life
This class is designed for those beginning their fitness journey, people with limited mobility and those 50-plus. It incorporates various styles of exercise, including four major components: cardio, strength training, balance and flexibility. This class uses handle bands, small therapy balls and light hand weights. Modifications are available for all exercises and can be done from a chair. This light-hearted class is designed to keep things fun so you can be Fit 4 Life.
Latin Zumba is an intense and fun cardio-based workout. You will burn hundreds of calories while dancing Latin and world rhythms like Salsa and Cumbia. Drum sticks, weights and chairs are used with some of the routines to boost energy, shape and tone. No dance experience is necessary. Just move your body and have fun.
This class is designed to help you build strength and gain flexibility. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength and greater stability. The moves fit perfectly together to form a class that’s fun and challenging while still being restorative. It’s ideal for those who need to recharge during the middle of the day.
Get stronger and leaner in this upbeat interval class, which combines strength training with a variety of cardio bursts to maximize your workout.
Slow Flow & Yin Yoga
This class is a perfect combination of Yoga Flow and Yin Yoga.
This 30-minute indoor cycling class is a fun and challenging cardiovascular workout for all fitness levels. Participants can choose their personal intensity through body positioning and bike tension. Spinning is a great way to burn a maximum amount of calories.
Step and Sculpt/Step and Strength
This high-energy class combines aerobics with strength training intervals. It is the perfect combination of cardio and muscle conditioning. Participants will get their heart rate up and use a variety of resistance equipment for sculpting. All fitness levels are welcome.
STAC (Strength Training and Conditioning)
Using a variety of equipment, including free weights, stability balls and resistance bands, participants in STAC gain strength, flexibility and increase muscle definition. This one-hour class works through every major muscle group and helps increase muscle definition, boost metabolism and build lean muscle tissue without building bulk or size.
Vinyasa, Mixed and Yoga Flow
Vinyasa Flow, similar to a dynamic dance, is a practice where postures, or asanas, are synchronized with the breath. The overall practice centers on Sun Salutations and engages prana, or energy found within the breath, leaving the participant feeling energized and centered. This practice builds strength, endurance, flexibility and balance, offering one an opportunity to find meditation through mindful movement and breath work. Mixed yoga flow follows the same format and is friendly to a variety of fitness levels.
This course is designed for all levels, including beginners, intermediate and advanced yoga practitioners. Yin Yoga provides an opportunity to heat the mind and body by diving deep into the roots of your tension, stress and unease. Yin Yoga is the perfect counterpoint to an active yoga practice. Each pose is held for three minutes and allows you to target the deep connective tissue. It improves flexibility, joint health and mental focus.
Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring. There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness -Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Some classes will incorporate resistance with a one- to two-pound weight to a few songs for added toning.