Health, Fitness, & Wellness


Hatha Yoga Level 1


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.  

  • Fee: $11/drop-in OR Session Fee
  • Instructor: Julie Christy, Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Location: MRD Fieldhouse - Summit Room (25 Colorado Ave)
  • Session I: December 4, 11, 18 ($27)
  • Session II: January 8,15, 22, 29 ($36)
  • Session III:  February 5, 12, 19, 26 ($36)
  • Session IV: March 5, 12, 19, 26 ($36)
  • Session V: December 4, 11, 18 ($36)
  • Time: Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Yoga 101


This is a four class session designed for students that are new to yoga.  In this class you will learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques.  You will increase body awareness and learn techniques to quiet the mind and relax the body.  Modifications will be provided for all poses to meet individual needs.  This class is appropriate for those new to yoga and/or new to any exercise program. 
  • Days: Wednesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30 and February 6
  • Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Fee: $50; no drop-ins
  • Location: MCSD Admin office Board Room, 930 Colorado Ave.

 

KOREAN KARATE TAE KWON DO/HAPKIDO


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 selfconfidence, balance, self-control, and leadership. Hapkido is Korean martial art used for conditioning and self-defense. Students age 7 to adult. Veterans may take the class for free. Instructor Ed Ulibarri is a Master instructor with 30+ years of teaching experience. You may try one class for free to decide if it’s right for you prior to registering.
  • Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays
  • Time: 4:45 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Session I: December 4th - 27th
  • Session II: January 3rd - 31st
  • Session III: February 5th - 28th
  • Session IV: March 5th - 28th
  • Fee: $35/session 
  • Instructor: Master Ed Ulibarri
  • Location: Warrior Resource Center, 4 Hillcrest Plaza

Tai Chi:  Moving for Better Balance


This program uses the principles and movements of Tai Chi to help older adults improve their balance and confidence in doing everyday activities.  There are eight single forms in the program, tailored for adults who wish to improve balance and mobility, and consequently reduce the risk of falling.  Must have minimum of 5 people signed up to hold the class.  

  • Fee:  $63
  • Dates: Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 5th
  • Time:  2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location:  MRD Fieldhouse Summit Room (25 Colorado Ave.)
  • Instructor: Julie Christy

Korean Karate Tae Kwon Do/Hopkido


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 2 - 30
  • Session II:  September 4 - 27
  • Session III:  October 2 - 30
  • Session IV:  November 1 - 29
  • Day:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Fee: $35/session
  • Time: 4:45 - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Warrior Resource Center, 4 Hillcrest Plaza
  • Instructor: Master Ed Ulibarri

3-Keys to Permanent Weight Control Program


Using the NEW Hormonal Theory of Weight Control, you will learn what to eat and when to eat so that you can control your hormones to burn fat and keep the weight off permanently. The calories you eat do not determine what fat you burn and what fat you store. Your hormones do. Come learn how to control your hormones by changing the way you eat..  

  • Fee:  $220 - 4 Classes
  • Dates:  January 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Time:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location:  MRD Rec Center Party Rooms
  • Instructor: Hannah Freese R.D.

Mixed Dance Classes

Learn new dances or increase your current dancing skills. Bring water and your happy dancing feet. No partner needed to participate. Register early to prevent class cancellation! Drop in fee is $10/class 

  • Fee: $10/drop-in OR Session Fee
  • Instructor: Loraine Adams
  • Location: MRD Rec Center Party rooms
  • Session I: December 5 - 19 ($24)
  • Session II: January 9 - 19 ($32)
  • Session III:  February 6 - 27($32)
  • Time: Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.