Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi

Fitness: Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

Get away from your boring exercise routine and engage every muscle in your body.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi courses

Summer 2018 registration has started! Call 314-984-7777 to register by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.

Aerobic Exercise

Kickin’ Fitness

Get away from your boring exercise routine and engage every muscle in your body with this fun, high-energy cardio exercise. A perfect, total body workout that will help you burn calories, relieve stress and get into shape fast - all while learning some self-defense moves along the way! All levels are welcome. No class 7/4. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:744 | $59
S01 W 7-8 p.m. Timothy Toeniskoetter
June 6 – August 1 | Martial Arts Ctr (Mehl)

Zumba Gold

Come join in the fun and get fit with the upbeat tempo of Latin and International music! Zumba Gold takes a lower intensity approach to Zumba dance, so it’s perfect for older active adults or individuals with limited physical ability. Exercises will include proper breathing and gentle stretching, and are modified to help work on your posture, strength, and balance. No class 7/4. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:747 | $59
S01 W 11-11:50 a.m.
June 6 – July 18 | ADIVA Dance Center

Dance Aerobics

Enjoy a fun, full body workout including cardio and toning set to contemporary music. Bring light weights (1-3 lbs) and a mat. No dance experience required. No class 7/4.
PEDU:750 | $59 | SR $42
S01 W 6-6:50 p.m. Susan Pellegrino
June 6 – August 1 | St. Paul’s UCC-Soc. Hall

Dynamic Stretch

Increase the range of motion in your muscles and joints through specialized lengthening and stretching techniques designed to help release muscle tension, decrease stress and enhance coordination. Bring a towel and mat.
PEDU:755 | $45 | SR $28
S01 Tu 8-8:50 a.m. Gary Ketcherside
May 29 – July 10 | MC - PE, GYM

Boot Camp with Shark Fitness

Challenge yourself! Classes consist of resistance training, calisthenics, short runs, and drills designed to work every major muscle group in the 60-minute class. Learn the correct way to train in terms of form, tempo, and exercise selection. Despite the group setting, this class will challenge you individually to give your best and expect optimal results. Must be able to jog 300 yards without rest. Bring a towel or mat and water. Weather permitting, class will be held outside - dress appropriately; meet at the entrance to the PE Building on O Parking Lot. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:755
10 Sessions | $139
S07 TuTh 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
July 10 – August 9 | MC - PE
S08 TuTh 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
July 10 – August 9 | MC - PE
12 Sessions | $159
S04 TuTh 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
May 22 – June 28 | MC - PE
S05 TuTh 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
May 22 – June 28 | MC - PE
15 Sessions | $195
S03 MWF 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
May 21 – June 25 | MC - PE
No Class 5/28
S06 MWF 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
July 9 – August 10 | MC - PE

Nia: A Combination of Cardio and Strength Training

Enjoy this fun, rocking fitness program that blends the movements of dance, martial arts and healing arts (such as yoga). Learn how to work out without pain and enjoy getting fit with movement set to soul-stirring music. Nia is rooted in sensory awareness, joy, pleasure and love for your body. Join a Nia class and free your spirit! All levels and abilities welcome. No shoes on mats. No class 7/7, 7/21.
PEDU:755 | $59 | SR $42
S09 Sa 8:15-9:10 a.m. Karol McNutt
June 30 – August 18 | MC - PE, 105

Yoga/Pilates

Yogalates

Get the benefits of yoga, pilates and core strengthening as you exercise and stretch. A challenging and relaxing workout in just one class! Bring water, towel and yoga mat. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:756 | $69
S01 Th 5:30-7 p.m. Denise Motta
June 21 – July 26 | Affton White-Rodgers, B

Pilates

Strengthen, lengthen and tone muscle as well as increase your flexibility. You’ll learn how to execute the movements while focusing on breathing, allowing the mind and body to unite. Bring a towel and mat.
PEDU:756 | $59 | SR $35.50
S02 M 6:10-7:05 p.m. Katherine McMeans
June 4 – July 30 | MC - PE, 105
No Class 7/2
S03 W 6:10-7:05 p.m. Katherine McMeans
June 6 – August 1 | MC - PE, 105
No Class 7/4

Gentle Yoga

Enjoy a gentle combination of yoga exercises; helping to improve flexibility and core balance. Great for stress relief and relaxation. Individual yoga practice will be encouraged. Bring a mat, towel and water. No class 7/4. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:761 | $79
S11 W 7-8 p.m.
June 13 – August 8 | Masterpeace Studios

Yoga

Relax, calm your mind and experience vibrant healing energy. Learn to use breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques to bring a total sense of well-being and integration of mind and body. All levels welcome. Bring a towel and mat.
PEDU:761
Eight Hours | $59 | SR $44.50
S09 M 6-7 p.m. Sharon Danyluck
June 11 – July 30 | Sunset Hills Comm. Ctr
S10 M 7:15-8:15 p.m. Sharon Danyluck
June 11 – July 30 | Sunset Hills Comm. Ctr
12 Hours | $89 | SR $59
S07 Tu 1-2:30 p.m. Christine Hayes
June 5 – July 31 | Big Bend Yoga Ctr
No Class 7/3
Equipment and mats available for use or you may bring your own.

Yoga Basics

New to yoga or desire a slow, gentle pace? Learn standard yoga postures, flexibility and correct breathing techniques. Bring a towel and mat. No class 5/28, 6/18.
PEDU:761 | $59 | SR $42.50
S01 M 12:15-1:15 p.m. Kelly Kauffmann
May 21 – July 23 | Affton White-Rodgers, GYM

Yoga: Continuing

Continue to build your yoga skills while learning to relax, calm your mind and experience vibrant healing energy. Learn to use breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques to bring a total sense of well-being and integration of mind and body. Prerequisite: Prior yoga experience. Bring a towel and mat.
PEDU:761
Eight Hours | $59 | SR $42.50
S02 M 1:30-2:30 p.m. Kelly Kauffmann
May 21 – July 23 | Affton White-Rodgers, GYM
No Class 5/28, 6/18
12 Hours | $89 | SR $59
S08 Th 9-10:30 a.m. Karen Martinez
June 7 – August 2 | Big Bend Yoga Ctr
No Class 7/5
Equipment and mats available for use or you may bring your own.

BUTI® Yoga: Beginning

Are you ready to be empowered and get a great workout? The BUTI® style fuses yoga, tribal-inspired dance with hip spiraling and plyometrics into an exciting, high-intensity workout that transforms your body from the inside out. Bring a towel and water; mats provided. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:761 | $69
S03 Tu 5:30-6:15 p.m.
May 29 – July 31 | Flex Fitness Studio

Iyengar Yoga: Beginning

Well known for its highly developed teaching methodology and rigorous Teacher Training program, Iyengar yoga’s complete integration of postures and yoga philosophy brings physical health and vigor, mental clarity, emotional serenity and poise. Postures are taught by certified teachers in a safe, orderly progression with emphasis on body alignment, intelligent actions in each posture, observation and correction of the students. Lowest level of Iyengar Yoga certification takes 7-10 years. Taught by one of the few Iyengar certified teachers in the St. Louis area. Bring a yoga mat.
PEDU:761 | $39 | SR $25
S04 W 7:45-9 p.m. Robert Gadon
May 30 – June 20 | WW, 102B
S06 Th 6:30-7:45 p.m. Robert Gadon
May 31 – June 21 | FP - PE, EAST RM

Iyengar Yoga: Continuing

Well known for its highly developed teaching methodology and rigorous Teacher Training program, Iyengar yoga’s complete integration of postures and yoga philosophy brings physical health and vigor, mental clarity, emotional serenity and poise. Postures are taught by certified teachers in a safe, orderly progression with emphasis on body alignment, intelligent actions in each posture, observation and correction of the students. Lowest level of Iyengar Yoga certification takes 7-10 years. Taught by one of the few Iyengar certified teachers in the St. Louis area. Bring a yoga mat.
PEDU:761 | $39 | SR $25
S05 W 6:15-7:30 p.m. Robert Gadon
May 30 – June 20 | WW, 102B

Tai Chi

Chen Tai Chi: Level I

Strengthen your body through slow, smooth movements; increase energy through mindful breathing; and improve balance through the constant shift of body weight. Tai Chi is a traditional form of martial arts that helps boost self-healing power, stimulates the brain and promotes coordination. All ages and levels of ability can harvest the health benefits of Tai Chi. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:766 | $59
S01 W 9:30-10:20 a.m. Alex Chen
June 6 – August 1 | MC - PE, 201
No Class 7/4
S02 W 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Alex Chen
June 6 – August 1 | FV - PE, 233
No Class 7/4
S03 Th 6-6:50 p.m.
Alex Chen
June 7 – August 2 | MC - PE, 201
No Class 7/5

New Tai Chi for Health: Introduction

Enjoy the many benefits of this low impact, gentle exercise that integrates breath and movement, mind and body. Learn the essential principles of Tai Chi and improve your strength, balance and flexibility. Class is guided by safe practices and “listening” to one’s own body.
PEDU:766 | $59 | SR $36
S04 Tu 10-10:55 a.m. Dennis Winschel
June 5 – July 24 | STLCC-SC, 125
S05 M 5-5:55 p.m. Dennis Winschel
June 11 – July 30 | STLCC-SC, 125

Tai Chi Chih: Beginning

T’ai Chi Chih is a moving meditation consisting of 19 movements and 1 pose. Its purpose is to circulate and balance one’s “chi” or vital force life energy. Health benefits include better balance, blood pressure control, and reduction in symptoms associated with stress, shingles, and arthritis. No class 7/10.
PEDU:766 | $59 | SR $42
S06 Tu 2:30-3:30 p.m. Jeanette Miller
June 5 – July 24 | Solar Yoga Center

Tai Chi Chih: Beginning/Continuing

T’ai Chi Chih is a moving meditation consisting of 19 movements and 1 pose. Its purpose is to circulate and balance one’s “chi” or vital force life energy. Health benefits include better balance, blood pressure control, and reduction in symptoms associated with stress, shingles, and arthritis. Class will accommodate beginning and continuing students. No class 7/5, 7/12.
PEDU:766 | $59 | SR $33.50
S07 Th 4:30-5:25 p.m. Jeanette Miller
June 7 – August 2 | FV Student Center Private Dining Room B
*** S07 was originally scheduled in FV CWI 134. Because of a room conflict the class will now be held in the FV Student Center.

Tai Chi Chih: Continuing

Ready to enhance your T’ai Chi Chih practice? Complete a practice of all 19 movements and the final pose each week, explore key principles of the form, and refine individual movements. Prerequisite: T’ai Chi Chih Beginning class or equivalent experience. No class 7/10.
PEDU:767 | $59 | SR $42
S01 Tu 1:15-2:15 p.m. Jeanette Miller
June 5 – July 24 | Solar Yoga Center

At the time of registration, adults 60 years and older may enroll in select courses for the reduced fee shown as the "SR" price. Reduction will be calculated at check-out in the online system.

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