WELCOME TO ALL THINGS FITNESS AT THE POTASHCORP CIVIC CENTRE
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After School Junior Lifeguard- Designed for children to practice to self rescue and rescue assistance skills. No age requirement but should be comfortable in water over their head.
After School Mini Fit- Circuit style workout for children 8 years and over
After School Yoga- Designed for adults and children alike. A guardian can be elsewhere in the building as long as the child is comfortable with the behaviour expectation.
Beginner Yoga – A great class to try yoga for the first time or to maintain the flexibility you have already achieved.
Chair Yoga – A gentle class intended to improve flexibility and balance. The use of a chair provides added support.
Circuit Class- Intervals, obstacles, TRX, kettlebells. This class will throw a little bit of everything at you. All fitness levels welcomed.
Fit over 50 – Specifically for those over 50. This is a safe and gentle fitness class. Improve your cardio, range of motion and your muscles at your own pace. Listen to high energy classics and have fun! All fitness levels welcomed.
Power Zen – The perfect mix of Yoga, Tai-Chi, and Pilates will build strength and flexibility while leaving you feeling centered and calm. All fitness levels welcomed
RAW – This “Real Athletic Workout” is designed for the athlete in all of us. The “obstacle style” group fitness program takes place on our running track and uses the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) formula to guarantee a thrilling functional workout. All fitness levels welcomedtep & Tone – This cardio workout ensures a good calorie burn while stepping to the beat. It has the added benefit ofa strength component to round the class out. All fitness levels welcomed.
TRX Cardio – Improve your heart rate and tone up fast in a super-charged workout without the use of machines or weights. Body weight exercises paired with jump rope exercises are a great combo for ultimate toning and cardio! All fitness levels welcomed.
MEET OUR STAFF
I am the Fitness Coordinator here at the Civic Centre. I've been sporty my entire life, playing multiple sports through my school years. Basketball took me through university where I studied Therapeutic Recreation. I continued to play basketball in France professionally for 12 years. Needless to say that training and fitness were a major part of my life. I decided to study it at the Université de Lyon taking a two year degree called "Métier de la Forme". I have been working in fitness since 2009. I have trained basketball teams as well as individuals. I also teach group classes. I enjoy pushing people to achieve their goals and along the way surpass their limits! I'm also trained in the Les Mills concepts: Body Balance, Body Combat, Body Attack and RPM.
Teaches: TAB, AquaFit, Chair Yoga, Step, Fit Over 50, Water Arthritis, Ladies Only Bootcamp, Power Zen, plus Personal Training
I am the newly appointed Exercise & Wellness Specialist here at the Civic Centre. I have always had an active lifestyle. Speed walking & home fitness videos were an integral part of my routine when my family was young. In 2011 I "bit the bullet" and completed a certification with CanFit Pro as a Fitness Instructor Specialist. In 2012, I earned my Part 1 in Yoga with East to West Yoga in Toronto, ON. I have never looked back from either of these decisions. Sharing my knowledge of balanced and active lifestyle as well as developing a "fitness family" are two of my biggest motivators every day. Maintaining strength, flexibility, nutrition and balance are key factors to a happy & healthy lifestyle. This is my personal goal every day and one I love to share!
Teaches: Beginner Yoga, AquaFit, Step & Tone, Circuit Class, Cardio Tone, Water Arthritis.
I have been working and training at the PotashCorp Civic Centre since its doors opened in 2012. I started as a volunteer and quickly moved to an employed position. I have trained and instructed 1000s of hours between training sessions, classes ,as well as clients.
I have a real drive for for exercise and wellness. I believe in pushing yourself to your limits and always keeping up the fight! Understand your goals and work towards them -- stick to it and be consistent!
Teaches: Cardio TRX, RAW, Fit over 50, plus Personal Training.
Since joining the PCC Fitness team in 2016 I've quickly formed an affinity for the facility and the motivated clientele.
I've always lead a healthy and active lifestyle. My passion and enthusiasm for weight training and all things fitness might have you call me "gym rat". I love the vibe I feel instructing group fitness classes or designing individual programs to help people reach the next level in their fitness journey.
My qualifications include Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor, 3m National Coaching certification level 1 & 2 as well as CanFit Pro Personal Training Specialist.
So, come and join me for a class or help you design an exercise program and together we can work to reach your fitness goals!
Teaches: Power Pedal, Lift Push Press, RAW, plus Personal Training.
Alex Coffin: AquaFit
Robert Agyekum: AzontoFit & Dance, AquaFit