Get ready to get fit with the line-up of spring exercise classes sponsored by the Jefferson Township Recreation Department.

Yoga (two levels, Beginner & Mixed) Beginner Level

Wednesdays: April 14 through June 16 from 5 – 6 p.m., make-up date of June 23 if needed

Fee: $35 per person for a 10-week session

Location: Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong

Students will be instructed in one of the oldest styles of yoga – the Hatha style by certified instructor Kristine Wilsusen. Learn yoga postures, principles of safe alignment, and breathing technique – open to new beginners, those with limited yoga experience, or anyone just wanting to take it slow and steady. While doing these gentle poses, you’ll naturally increase flexibility, release tension, and build mental clarity. All students should bring a yoga mat, yoga blocks (optional), and a bottle of water to each session. Maximum of 25 students per session.

Mixed Level (two sessions)

Monday Session: April 12 through June 14 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., make-up date of June 21

Wednesday Session: April 14 through June 16 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., make-up date of June 23

Fee: $35 per person, for a 10-week session

Location: Chamberlain Field, 48 Chamberlain Road, Oak Ridge (Water’s Edge development)

Students will be instructed in one of the oldest styles of yoga – the Hatha style by certified instructor Julie  Mastricola. A comprehensive, balanced class with a steady and relaxed flow will be offered in this Intermediate Class. Explore traditional yoga postures with basic to challenging options, and emphasis on safe alignment, breath, meditation, and guided relaxation techniques. All students should bring a yoga mat, yoga blocks (optional), and a bottle of water to each session. Maximum of 25 students per session.

CORE

Tuesdays: April 13 through June 15 from 6 – 6:45 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person, for a 10-week session

Location: Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong

This class is a high energy, low impact, strength training exercise program. Taught by Certified Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, Yoga Teacher, Indoor Cycling, Golden Hearts Instructor Jill Carlson, this strength class will help you gain an understanding of flexibility, balance, coordination and not only isolated exercise but a concentration on functional exercise, which not only builds strength but makes it easier to carry out your everyday daily activities. Jill’s challenge will change you! Participants should bring a bottle of water, a challenging set of hand weights, and a mat or large towel for the floor exercises. Maximum of 25 students per session.

Zumba®

Thursdays: April 15 through June 17 from 6:15 – 7 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person, for a 10-week session

Location: on the grounds of Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong

The class is taught by Certified Zumba® Fitness Instructor Yesenia Centeno. Zumba® takes the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. The Latin and World rhythms take over – it’s exercise in disguise! Zumba® is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you attend a class. All students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water to each session. Maximum of 25 students per session.

Cardio Kickboxing (two sessions)

Weekday Evening session: Wednesdays, April 14 through June 16  from 6 – 6:45 p.m., with the exception of May 29 which will be moved to a later date.

Weekend Morning session: Saturdays, April 17 through June 19 from 9 – 9:45 a.m.

Fee: $35 per person, for a 10-week session

Location: Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong

This high-energy class features cardio kickboxing combos and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. It really is the ultimate cardio kickboxing party! It’s also a great way to create a strong community of support, camaraderie, and fitness breakthroughs. This class will be taught by Sarah Langan, a health, fitness and nutrition coach with a certified personal trainer certificate. Participants should bring a bottle of water and a towel to each class. Maximum of 25 students per session.

Register Online at Community Pass. Contact Recreation at 973-663-8404 ext.4 or shannon@jeffersontownship.net for assistance.

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