Sampling of past AFF Courses:
You may notice that many of our fitness course descriptions include the words FUNctional Movement or FUNctional Mobility. In case you’re wondering, that means we’re training your body to move more freely and with more ease throughout your day in functional movements AND having FUN while doing it. Things like picking up a child, doing household chores, going to the grocery, or climbing stairs are basic functional movements. At more advanced levels, we’re improving your ability to push your body without injury. That’s always our focus with all of our courses!
Strength exercises, stretching, balance and create new neuro-pathways to address the common weaknesses that come with aging.
Move and look better, have less pain, improve balance, feel stronger and have fun!
Fitness for those touched by Cancer
Taught by Dorelle Laffal, Cancer Survivor and Cancer Recovery Trainer, she teaches the benefits exercise offers to strengthen the mind and body.
In this class we will heal and get stronger to fight the effects of Cancer treatments be it before, during or after a diagnosis. Focus will be on exercises to increase bone mass, have more endurance, and promote stability. We will also talk about nutrition, lymphedema, and common side effects brought on by treatments and surgeries.
Weight Loss & Accountability
This course is designed to offer support and education for your weight loss goals. Whether you are trying to lose a sticky ten pounds or are reaching for over one hundred pounds, this class will benefit you! This course will cover areas such as vision casting and realistic goal setting, mental training and learning to set yourself up for success, weighing in and measurement taking, accountability, nutrition, and proper exercise to specifically target fat burning.
Beginner’s Strength Training
This course is designed for active individuals who have never participated in strength training before, who feel uninformed or unsafe in regards to strength training, who have negative thoughts or feelings about strength training, or who simply want to check on correct form and posture. This course will cover topics such as how to create a balanced strength training routine, how to use a variety of strength training equipment (kettlebells, dumbbells, barbells, cable columns, bodyweight), correct form and posture overall and for specific lifts, why strength training is an important component of your health, and how to incorporate a fully body strength training regimen that is perfect for YOU.
Strength & Cardio Combo
This is a High Intensity course designed to kick up your workout routine! Each class is designed as a fully body workout through various combinations of strength training and cardiovascular exercises. Dynamic and rhythmic movements will target an increase in heart rate that typically is not achieved during strength training alone. Designed like a HIIT class (High Intensity Interval Training), periods of exercise followed by periods of rest set at a specific pace will leave you feeling full of energy while also helping you achieve your health and wellness goals!
Strong Foundation to a Better Function
A functional movement course focused on building a SOLID CORE foundation-this is NOT Abs, by the way. This is legs, hips, butt, low back, and balance, with little cardio intervals tossed in, for a 1 hour long fitness blast that will lead you to a better life. This course is NOT for the meek, the faint hearted, or the slow to rise (after all, it is at 6 a.m.!!) Ask yourself what you want to be…what you want to be able to do…what you want to feel like throughout your day…that is what will shape this class for you: Your goals. Your desires. Your efforts. Your results. But be prepared to work hard and earn them!
Functional Movement Evolution
This course series is a progression of human movement from our first breath through our first step and beyond. With focused regression of basic core-centric movements and intrinsic breathing sequence we build, as we did in our infancy, a strong, balanced, and mobile body. Participants will gain awareness of and access to greater ranges of motion, strength, and stability. Please join Taylor for functional movement at it’s finest.
Strength Training over 50
Using your own body weight, hand weights, cables and bands, this class utilizes real life functional movement patterns such as twisting, bending, pushing, pulling, lunging and squatting in a FUN and creative way. Core training, balance and flexibility are all included to create a well-rounded program.
Yoga, Stretching, & Balance
Stretch & Release Therapy Ball
This course is similar to giving yourself a deep tissue massage, combining yoga movements, breath work, stretching, and yoga therapy balls we will identify weak and overworked areas of the body to release and strengthen them. Each week we will focus on particular a body area that tends to hold tension and learn techniques to roll the tension out. This is fitness therapy for everyday living that teaches you to self identify and care for your whole body to keep it strong, healthy and active. Participants should be able to transition from standing to the floor easily.
Stretching For Daily Life
Flexibility is a valuable component of our health that is often overlooked or ignored. This course teaches simple and effective stretching routines that can be easily incorporated into daily life. From the professional athlete to the average individual, proper balanced stretching can increase joint range of motion, prevent against injury or ailment, provide balance and support to the body, and improve postural control.
Increase your Core strength, flexibility, and body awareness. With regular, consistent practice of the exercises people improve their posture and mobility.
This class will introduce the principles of Joseph Pilates, and all levels mat exercises. These mat exercises will strengthen and stretch the musculature from the shoulder girdle through the hips, working to balance posture and increase core strength.
Aqua Boot Camp
If you are looking for a workout which will maintain or increase your fitness level with less impact on your joints, a “liquid gym” is the place to be! This higher intensity class is designed to improve cardio conditioning, alternating with strength/balance and core training segments. Water exercise is an excellent modality for cross training and gives knees and backs a break from land based cardio workouts. Non-swimmers are welcome; participants have the choice of working in chest deep water as well as deep water.
Get ready to get your heart pumping with this high intensity water workout! Using the variable options of our endless pool, the instructor designs a workout of stations through which participants rotate.Class incorporates vigorous multi-directional movements, upper & lower extremity coordination, and pool exercise equipment.
Pool Classes for Kids
Parent & Baby Splash Click here for more information. To register call us at 225-3838.
Parent & Toddler Splash Click here for more information. To register call us at 225-3838.
Swim Lessons Registration is required and these classes tend to fill up quickly! Please note that your child’s spot is not reserved until you’ve paid in full. For full class descriptions, click here and scroll down to Level 2 & 3 Group Swim Lessons. To register call us.
Interested in a bit of extra help? Sign up for Equipment Orientation
Come and learn how to use our equipment or ask questions about your workout routine, your form or how to meet your goals. We can also help you chart your workout to keep track of your progress.