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Hatha Restorative Yin Yoga

Take time to relax and unwind with this wonderful restorative yoga class. In the Yin portion of class we will hold poses for a couple of minutes to allow the connective tissue to gently stretch. In the restorative portion of this class we will explore supportive poses with the help of blankets and props to help reduce muscle tension and general fatigue. Please bring 3 blankets or 2 blankets and a bolster to class. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
1500.443   M   Dec 4 & 11   7:00-8:15 pm  18+
1500.449   Th   Dec 7 & 14   10:00-11:20 am  18+
Location:    Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:   $20; 2 wks


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Hatha Yoga Gentle Class

In this gentle yoga class you will learn the foundational poses of yoga and begin to experience all the wonderful benefits.  Gentle stretches to help increase flexibility and strength in the body, breathing and relaxation techniques to help to calm the mind.  Please bring a yoga mat, strap and firm blanket with you to class. **Discount is only available with on-site registration and if registering for both sessions on the same receipt. Not available with on-line registration. 

Code   Day    Date    Time   Age
 1500.339 M  Jul 10-Aug 7   5:45-6:45 pm   18+
 1500.431  Sep 18 (FREE)   5:45-6:45 pm   18+
 1500.429 M  Sep 25-Oct 23   5:45-6:45 pm   18+
 1500.430 M  Oct 30-Nov 27   5:45-6:45 pm   18+
 1500.432 M  Dec 4 & 11   5:45-6:45 pm   18+

Location:    Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:   $50; 5 wks or $95 for both sessions** 
    $20; 2 wks Dec session 

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Hatha Yoga Continuing Class

In this Hatha yoga class, we will review the foundational poses learned in the Gentle class and continue to explore different styles of yoga each week, to help to open the flow of energy throughout the body.  For example, we will explore yin yoga, where the poses are held for a couple of minutes to help to open the meridians and connective tissue.  Another week we will explore Yang yoga - exploring breath and movement and gently flowing thru yoga asanas.  Each class will include meditation and relaxation Please bring a yoga mat, strap and firm blanket.  ** Discount is only available with on-site registration and if registering for both sessions on the same receipt.

Code   Day   Date   Time   Age
1500.369 M  Jul 10-Aug 7   7:00-8:20 pm   18+
1500.423 M  Sep 18 (FREE)   7:00-8:20 pm   18+
1500.419 M  Sep 25-Oct 23   7:00-8:20 pm   18+
1500.420 M  Oct 30-Nov 27   7:00-8:20 pm   18+

Location:   Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:     $50; 5 wks or $95 for both sessions**
 

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Hatha Yoga Open Class

Learn the foundational yoga postures and then we will continue each week to explore asanas to open, strengthen and restore. Please bring yoga mat, strap and firm blanket to class. Class is available to beginning and continuing yoga students. **Discount is only available with on-site registration and if registering for both sessions on the same receipt.   Not available with on-line registration. Spaces are limited. 

Code   Day   Date    Time   Age
 1500.359 Th   Jul 13-Aug 10    10:00-11:15 am    18+
 1500.421 Th   Sep 21 (FREE)    10:00-11:15 am   18+
 1500.479 Th   Sep 28-Oct 19    10:00-11:15 am   18+
 1500.480 Th  Oct 26-Nov 30    10:00-11:15 am   18+

Location:       Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:       $40; 4 wks Sep session 
       $50; 5 wks Oct Session 
       or $85 for both sessions**


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Hatha Yoga with Ease
This class is geared for the young at heart for those over 55.  Have you been afraid to try yoga because you have limited movement and think that yoga is putting your body into a pretzel shape?  Come join us as we continue to explore gentle stretches to bring flexibility into your body, strengthen your muscles and relax your mind.  Through the support of chairs and props you will explore yoga with ease. There will be some floor work but you will have the option of using a chair.  Please bring a yoga mat to class. 
Code Day   Date   Time   Age
1500.379 Th  Jul 13-Aug 10   1:00-2:00 pm   40+
1500.417 Th  Sep 21 (FREE)   1:00-2:00 pm   40+
1500.469  Th  Sep 28-Oct 19   1:00-2:00 pm   40+
1500.470 Th  Oct 26-Nov 30   1:00-2:00 pm   40+
1500.471 Th  Dec 7 & 14   1:00-2:00 pm   40+
Location:  Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:  $26; 4 wks Sep session
  $33; 5 wks Oct session
$14; 2 wks Dec session

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Zumba Gold
Zumba Gold is a Latin inspired cardio workout, incorporating dances such as the merengue, salsa, cumbia, belly dancing and more!  This class is different from regular Zumba in that it provides more verbal instruction to better learn the moves and is done at a slower pace.  Great class for someone new to exercise or someone hesitant to try the regular Zumba.  You will have so much fun dancing, you will forget you’re working out!  It’s exercise in disguise! **Discount is only available with on-site registration and if registering for both sessions on the same receipt. Not available with on-line registration.  No class on Jul 3.


Code   Day   Date   Time   Age  
 1540.300 M  Jun 2-Jul 10  9:30-10:30 am   40+  
 1540.301  Jul 17-Aug 7  9:30-10:30 am   40+  

Location:    Orion Center, Fitness Room

Fee:            $35; 4 wks or two sessions for $64** 

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Zumba Gold Toning

This class is tailored for active older adults, who want to focus a little more on muscle conditioning and light weight activity. Zumba® Gold-Toning blends the Zumba® party you love at a slower pace with a redefining total body workout using Zumba® Toning Sticks (1 lbs. weights) to shake up those muscles! Walk in ready to have a blast and tone up, leave exhilarated and empowered! Just want to dance without using the weights? No problem! Come to class for the same Zumba fun without using the weights and enjoy the party! You may use your own weights, no more than 3 lbs. Discount not available with on-line registration. **Discount is only available with on-site registration and if registering for both sessions on the same receipt. Not available with on-line registration. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age  
 1540.202 W   TBD    9:30-10:30 am    40+  
 1540.204 W   TBD    9:30-10:30 am    40+  
 

Location:    Orion Center, Fitness Room

Fee:              $35; 4 wks register for both sessions for $64**

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Tai Chi for Health

In these sessions we will begin to learn the principles of Tai Chi as well as part one of the form. Those of you who are experienced will explore a little deeper into the principles. The last 15-20 minutes of each class we will slowly add part two of the form. No need for anyone to be intimidated, everyone will be encouraged to work at your own level...with awareness! As we continue to grow in our Tai Chi journey we will engage all major joints in gentle, mindful movements. The health benefits include stress reduction, improved balance, strength, flexibility and fall prevention as well as an overall improvement in fitness level and improved self-esteem. The most important benefit is to bring awareness and application of the Tai Chi principles into your everyday activities. Tai Chi is progressive and done in sessions. Register today and commit to enriching your health through Tai Chi, one breath at a time! Spaces are limited. 



Code   Day   Date   Time   Age
1530.4043 W   Sep 13 (FREE)   11:15 am-12:30 pm  18+
1530.404 W   Sep 20-Nov 15   11:15 am-12:30 pm  18+
Location:    Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:    $72; 8 wks
   
    
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Stay Strong Excercise Class

This class meets every Wednesday. Learn stretching and exercises from a chair. An energizing way to start your day. Membership and pre-registration required. Late registration accepted.

Code   Day   Date   Time    Age
3500.322    W   Jul 12-Aug 23   10:00-11:00 am   50+
3500.442   W   Sep 13-Nov 15   10:00-11:00 am   50+
Location:      Orion Center, Wellness Room
Fee:          $8
 
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Exercise Room at the Orion Center

A great place to exercise! Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00 pm. Closed daily during lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. You must be 60 or older with a membership to use the Exercise Room. Starting January 2017: You must be 60 years or old to join the exercise room. 

Code   Day   Date   Time   Age
 8016.308   M-F   Aug    9:00-4:00 pm    60+
 8016.309   M-F   Sep    9:00-4:00 pm    60+
 8016.310   M-F   Oct   9:00-4:00 pm   60+
 8016.311   M-F   Nov   9:00-4:00 pm   60+
 8016.412   M-F   Dec   9:00-4:00 pm   60+

 Location:   Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd 
 Fee:     $6 per month residents,
     $12 per month non-residents

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HEF Bootcamp
Come ready to work because this class is your cure to your regular fitness routine!  This total body outdoor workout combines killer cardio and strength drills to give you a workout that will push you to your max!  Bring a mat, band and weights to class. No class on Oct 31 & Nov 7.

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
 1540.413   Tu    Sep 5-Dec 19   7:00-8:00 pm   18+

Location:    Clear Lake Elementray, 2085 W Drahner Rd Oxford
Fee:   $99; 14 wks


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Swim at the Lake Orion Natatorium

Great exercise workouts that will make you feel young again. Have fun in the water as you work-out with Amy and Anne. Check with the instructor for cancellation dates. Call the Natatorium to register for these classes (248) 814-1715. 

 Day   Date   Time    Age
 MWF   Apr 10-Jun 16   9:15-10:00 am   50+
 M W   Apr 1-Jun 14   10:30-11:15 am   50+
 Sa   Apr 22-Jun 24   8:45-9:30 am   50+

Location: Lake Orion High School Natatroium


T.O.P.S.

(Take Pounds Off Sensibly) A Weight loss support group. Members receive encouragement while making changes slowly and steady. Monthly charges of $4 and $26 annual dues. Call Sue Shurbet for more information (248) 931-1881

Day    Date   Time   Age  
 Th   Jun-Dec   6:30-8:30 pm   18+  

Location:     Orion Center, Game Room A

Fit For Mom Stroller Strides

Stroller Strides is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute, total body workout incorporates power waking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Classes will be held by a certified fitness instructor. Meet Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am at Friendship Park, moving indoors to the Orion Center during inclimate weather. Join us anytime be registering online at www.fit4mom.com or email orion@fit4mom.com to try your first class for free! Find us on Facebook: Orion/Oxford Fit4Mom

Day    Time
M, W, F   9:00-10:00 am
Location:    Friendship Park, Meeting Room

Website: www.fit4mom.com

Email: orion@fit4mom.com

Facebook: Fit4Mom Orion/Oxford

Body Back

Body Back is a results-based workout designed for moms who are ready to take their fitness and vitality to the next level. Visit Orion.Fit4Mom.com for complete class listing and to register. Remember, your first class is always free. 

Day    Time
 Tu & Th   7:30-8:30 pm

Location:  Friendship Park, Meeting Room

VIP Couple Dance

No more sitting around watching and wishing. You will be ready to step out on the dance floor with confidence at your next special occasion, wedding, or party you attend. Learning with Dennis James is fun and easy as you learn new dances and techniques. He will be covering these dances: Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing and Hustle. Put some dance in your life, burn some calories and feel great. This class is for beginners or to refresh and update some new patterns, techniques, and add some style on the dance floor!

Code    Day    Date   Time   Age 
1520.407   Th   Sep 28-Nov 16   6:25-7:25 pm   18+

Location:   Orion Center, Fitness Room
Fee:   $89 per couple; 8 wks

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TaikoFit Cardio Drumming

TakioFit is a 60 minute drumming fitness class. Taiko is Japanese drumming. Japanese drumming uses big drums, big sticks and big moves. Combine the Taiko drumming style with high energy music and cardio and you have a really fun workout that reduces stress and is good for your mind, body and soul. No drumming experience is necessary. Drums and sticks provided. This class is taught by Cindi Carter who is affiliated with the Great Lakes Taiko Center in Novi.

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age  
1500.398   W   Jul 12-Aug 2   9:15-10:15 am   16+  
1500.396   Th   Jul 20-Aug 10   7:00-8:00 pm   16+  
1500.397   Th   Aug 17-Sep 7   7:00-8:00 pm   16+  
1500.491   Th   Sep 14 (FREE)   7:45-8:45 pm   16+  
1500.495   Th   Sep 21-Oct 12   7:45-8:45 pm   16+  
1500.496   Th   Oct 19-Nov 9   7:45-8:45 pm   16+  
1500.497   Th   Nov 16-Dec 14   7:45-8:45 pm   16+  


Location:    Orion Center, Art & Craft Room
Fee:   $48, 4 wks
HEF H.I.I.T. with Christin

Burn fat and tone your body with this high intensity interval training class. All out work efforts are alternated with brief recovery periods to provide an effective total body workout! Bring a mat, stability ball and weights to class. Class is taught by the instructors with High Energy Fitness. No class Nov 23.

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
1540.412   Th   Sep 8-Dec 22   7:00-8:00 pm   18+
Location:    Clear Lake Elementary School, 2085 W Drahner Rd Oxford 48371
Fee:   $105; 15 wks

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Orion Senior Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two, three or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a whiffle ball, over a net. Membership and pre-registration required. Please contact Anna Marie Stuben at 248.391.0304 x3504.

Code   Day   Date   Time   Age
3000.312   T, W, & Th   Sep 5-7   12:00-1:00 pm   50+
Location:   Jesse Decker Park, 4100 N. Squirrel Rd
Fee:   $30