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Low Impact Fitness

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Saturday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 4, 2017
Age:Senior  

This low impact workout addresses muscle strength and posture while keeping the heart rate engaged and improves cardiovascular health. This class is geared toward people 60 and up. 



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Low Impact Total Body Workout

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center - MediFit Gym Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 134-20 Jamaica Avenue, Queens

Start Date: September 27, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A low impact, gentle workout with the goal of improving balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and heart health.

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Cost: FREE 

 

SHAPE UP NYC Instructor Training

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 9, 2017
End Date: December 16, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This fall, NYC Parks will offer a comprehensive 12-week training program designed to teach individuals to become fitness instructors for Shape Up NYX. Topics will include: basic anatomy, exercise physiology, injury prevention, music, cueing, and body toning with light weights.

After 12 weeks, participants will get practical experience by leading a one-hour Shape Up NYC class per week as part of a six-month internship. Upon completion of the training and internship, participants will receive an NYC Parks Certificate of Completion, and will be equipped to pass a nationally-accredited certification exam.

In order to participate in the training, an individual must have submitted an online application and an online confirmation stating you have been accepted into the program.

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Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 7, 2017
Age:Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy to follow dance steps to increase cardio fitness and mobility and to tone the body.

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Shape Up NYC: ABsolution

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Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 17, 2017
Age:Adult  

This 45 minute class will specifically focus on your abdominals and core. Get ready to tone and define your abs, while even improving posture during this low-impact workout.


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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Betsy Head Field House, Livonia Ave between Hopkinson & Amboy streets, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises.

 

Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Van Dyke II Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 430 Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 31, 2013
Age:Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 4, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Instructor: Carolyn Herring

 

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 


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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 305 E 21st St., Brooklyn

Start Date: February 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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