Health, Fitness, & Wellness

Hatha Yoga Level 1 (4202009)

Hatha Yoga is the perfect antidote to our busy lives.  Yoga reduces stress and improves the health of mind and body.  Perfect for those newer to exercise or as a complement to vigorous workouts.  Mats and props provided.  Wear comfortable, fitted clothing that allows free movement.  WE generally practice barefoot.  All experience levels welcome.  Ages 14+ or by instructor approval.  

  • Instructor: Donald Herbert (August and September classes) Julie Christy (October and November clases)
  • Location: MRD Fieldhouse - Summit Room (25 Colorado Ave)
  • Session I: August 13, 20, 27
  • Session II: September 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Session III: October 1, 8, 15, 22
  • Session IV: November 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Time: Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $36 per session or $11 drop in fee per class

Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors (4202061)

Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors is the perfect way to explore and experience the numerous benefits of Tai Chi no matter what

shape you are in. This ancient, physical and meditative practice of the  Yang style 24 posture form is designed to build

strength, improve health and flexibility, reduce stress, increase energy flow throughout your whole body, promote health

and relax your mind. These 8 easy-to-follow lessons teach Tai Chi postures with clear, step-by- step instructions. The

routines are low impact with modifications taught for less flexible students. Gloria Verastegui will lead you through

customized lessons ranging from 30 minutes to an hour with accompanied breathing exercises. This safe and effective

program is particularly designed for people age 55 and above.

  • Fee:  $118 per session or $13 Drop in fee per class
  • Days: Monday and Wednesday
  • Times: 10:30 -11:30 am
  • Session I: August 12- September 23
  • Session II: September 30 - November 6
  • Session III: November 11- December 18
  • Time:  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location:  MRD Fieldhouse Summit Room (25 Colorado Ave.)
  • Instructor: Gloria Verastegui is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Massage practice and has been teaching Tai Chi classes for 20+ years. 970-319-6818

Korean Karate Tae Kwon Do/Hopkido (2202023)

Korean Karate Tae Kwon Do is a martial art that can be taught as an Olympic sport, for self-defense or for health and fitness. It helps develop self-confidence, balance, self-control and leadership. Hapkido is Korean martial art used for conditioning and self-defense.  Student ages: 7 to adult. Veterans may take the class for free. Instructor Ed Ulibarri is a Master instructor with 30+ years of teaching experience.

  • Session I:  August 1 - 29
  • Session II: September 3 - 26
  • Session III:  October 1 - 29
  • Session IV: November 5 - 26
  • Day:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Fee: $35/session
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Warrior Resource Center, 4 Hillcrest Plaza
  • Instructor: Master Ed Ulibarri

3-Keys to Permanent Weight Control Program (4202059)

Are you addicted to sugar and carry excess body fat? Join us for a transformative 4-week weight loss program that will change your

metabolism from a sluggish and hungry “sugar-burner” into a healthy and lean “fat-burner.” This small-group intensive class will teach you

what to eat, what not to eat, and most importantly when to eat, so that you can burn your excess body fat and turn it into calm, focused,

and sustained energy. Let our Registered Dietitian, Hannah Freese, guide you into a new way of eating and join the dozens of successful,

local, and thrilled clients that have stopped dieting and become the hero of their own health.  Class space is limited due to the

personalized nature and attention each participant is given.

**Sign up before August 28th and receive a bonus challenge from Hannah to jump start your fat-burning potential.**

  • Fee:  $265 - 4 Classes 
  • Session 1: September 11, 18, 25 and October 2  12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Session 2: September 11, 18, 25 and October 2 7:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location:  MRD Rec Center Party Rooms
  • Instructor: Hannah Freese R.D.

​Women's Self Defense (4202060)

In this class, women will have the opportunity to learn ways to defend themselves in different situations. Class will cover techniques ranging from wrist grabs to ground defense. The goal of this class is to help women feel more prepared for the unimaginable and to become stronger mentally and physically.

  • Session 1: Wednesday, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
  • Session 2: Mondays, November 4, 11, 18, 25 and December 2
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Fee: $30 for all 5 classes, No drop ins
  • Location: Montrose CRC Fit Zone
  • Dates: TBD
  • Ages 14+
  • Minimum - 5 participants Maximum - 15 participants
  • Instructor: Kailey Rivenburgh

Smart Cycling (RBIKE)

Become empowered to ride your bicycle on the road with confidence and competence! This course combines indoor
instruction and discussion, a bike handling practice session, and a guided ride around Montrose to experience and discuss the
principles of vehicular cycling. Taught by an experienced and certified safe cycling instructor, you will learn guidelines for gear
selection, tips for bicycle commuting, and how to more safely and confidently navigate the road. Bring a lunch, bicycle & helmet.

  • Date: Saturday, Sept 14
  • Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Fee: $25 Ages: 16 and up
  • Location: CRC Party Room