Fitness classes in Aspen, the valley |

Fitness classes in Aspen, the valley

ASPEN Fitness classes, including yoga, water aerobics, belly dancing and more, meet regularly in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.A listing of available sessions:Afternoon Water Aerobics 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays A low-impact workout for adults with varied movements in pool. Full-body workout including abs, legs and arm exercises. Snowmass Village Recreation Center, 2835 Brush Creek Road. 922-2240. Morning Water Aerobics 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Water aerobics includes low-impact cardio exercises and body toning. Snowmass Village Recreation Center, 2835 Brush Creek Road. 922-2240. Evening Water Aerobics 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This class is designed for those looking to shred a few pounds and have fun. Cardio, legs, arms, and abs get involved as you use various movements. Advanced registration required; call 922- 2240. Snowmass Village Recreation Center, 2835 Brush Creek Road. 922-2240. Praying the Psalms 4:30-5:45 p.m. Wednesdays through June 25. Yoga is an ancient practice of joining mind, body, and spirit to prepare the body for prayer. This class taught by Mary Cate Hauenstein, joins this Eastern spiritual practice with the ancient Hebrew writings in the Psalms. Aspen Community Church Fellowship Hall, 200 E. Bleeker St. 925-1571. Stroller Strides fitness program for moms with their babies. Includes intervals of cardio and body toning for all fitness levels. Grannies, nannies, daddies and mothers-to-be are welcome. Sign up online for a free trial class. Classes in Glenwood Springs from 9-10 a.m. in Two Rivers Park on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Sept. 1. Classes in Carbondale from 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Ranch House, River Valley Ranch, 444 River Valley Ranch Drive. Call (888) 403-5073. Karate and Self Defense kids classes 6-11, new beginning classes, forming and advanced karate classes continuing. Join the Aspen Recreation Center and train with seven Cuong Nhu black belts. Open to visitors on Tuesdays. Yellow Brick School gym, Aspen. 319-5898. Weight-wise support group 6:30-7:30 p.m. A free class to help teach the key elements for a succesful long-lasting weight-wise program. Reserve a spot by calling 927-2777. Higher Spa & Studio, 110 Midland Ave., Basalt, suite 201. Integrative Yoga meets 8:30-9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings at A Spiritual Center, above Construction Junction in Carbondale. Combines the contemporary schools of bodywork such as Alexander and Feldenkrais, Kinetic Awareness, Polarity Balancing, and others. $10 per class. For more information contact teacher Fran Page at 927-0641. Anne Byard yoga 7:30 a.m. Mondays at Red Brick and 9 a.m. at Aspen Club, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. at Aspen Club, Wednesdays and Thursdays 7 a.m. at Red Brick in Aspen, Fridays 7:30 a.m. at Aspen Athletic Club, Saturdays 8 a.m. at Red Brick. All levels welcome. 544-1950. Yoga in Carbondale Increase balance, strength and flexibility with hatha yoga. At the Pyramid Peaks Center, 65 N. Fourth St., Suite 3. 404-1914. Stripper Style Workout Classes Pole dance and stripper fit classes meet Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at The Stripper Fit Studio, located inside The Body Barn Fitness Center, 572 LaFontana Plaza, Carbondale. Drop-in fees range from $15 to $25. Contact Beth Maun for more information; 948-2443 or Nia 9 a.m. Thursdays. A dance of body, mind, spirit and emotions, blending elements of yoga, tai chi, martial arts and modern and ethnic dance. $18 drop-in fee. Call Julie at (303) 333-3311. Red Brick Arts and Recreation Center, 110 E. Hallam St., Aspen.Pitkin County Senior services offers Qigong and Tai Chi classes with Cari or Julie, on Mondays and Thursdays 8:30-9:30 p. m.; Fitness Fun Class with Cathy Crum on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Adventures in Movement on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. for free; free balance class with Krista Fox on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. 920-5432.Belly Dancing Classes The movements of belly dancing combine aerobic excercise with stretching and strengthening. Increase flexibility, and core strength. Every Thursday. $15 drop-in fee or $50 a month. The Gymof Basalt, 0082 Duroux Lane, 7:15-8:45 p.m. 945-7294 (Sandra). Beginner Belly Dancing Class 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Ancient dance that strengthens the spirit and the core. Include basic belly dance movements, core strengthening, drills, veil and Middle Eastern rhythms. This class welcomes teen and adult beginning dancers of all shapes and sizes. Glenwood Spring Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St. 945-2414. Belly Dance Class 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Focuses on movements from a fusion of the four different styles, including tribal belly dance, cabaret belly dance, Egyptian belly dance, and modern belly dance. Drop-in cost is $15 a class. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St. 945-2414.To have a fitness class listed here, e-mail the information to