News & Upcoming Events

October Lunch and Learn – Wednesday, 10/24

We’ve got your Back!

Do you suffer from chronic neck and back pain?  If you fall into the 80% of Americans who are or will struggle with chronic neck and back pain, please join us for a presentation to go over some of the myths about how to deal with this chronic issue.

Learn simple and practical exercises that anyone can do at home or at work to improve their spinal fitness. This will be an interactive and educational seminar.  Led by HealthPartners Physicians Neck and Back Center.

Wednesday, October 24 from noon-12:50 pm in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom. This class is full.


Fall 2018 Classes – Sign Up Online

Late fall semester classes begin the week of November 5, 2018.  Registration opens on Monday, October 22, 2018. The 6-week classes have a registration fee of $20 for students and $25 for faculty and staff. If a class meets more than weekly, the registration fee may be higher and is noted by the class description.  Classes that do not have the required minimum of 10 participants (14 for mindfulness) will be cancelled.  You will be notified and refunded if we cancel the class.  Please note:  Refunds are only available up to the first day of class, with no exceptions.

Boot Camp – Tuesday/Thursday, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 6 – December 13, 2018, Fieldhouse (no class 11/22)
A fun, high energy class with ever changing routines aimed at incorporating cardiovascular fitness along with total body muscular endurance and strength. This is an advanced class that involves low impact jumping, running, and interval training.  Workouts and exercises can be modified for different fitness levels.  Because this class meets twice per week, the fee is $40 for faculty/staff.
Instructor:  Jamie Ochsenwald

Circuit TrainingMonday/Wednesday, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 5 – December 12, 2018, Fitness Center
Resistance training that provides total body strength, endurance, core strength, and cardiovascular fitness.  Participants are able to work at their own pace and push themselves based on their goals and fitness level. Because this class meets twice per week, the fee is $40 for faculty and staff.
Instructor:  Jamie Ochsenwald

Gentle Yoga – Thursdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 8 – December 13, 2018,  Studio 1 (no class 11/22)
Honor your body with a Gentle approach to yoga.  In this class you’ll explore seated, standing and supine yoga postures at a slower pace to strengthen, stretch and relieve tension.  Extra time and attention in poses will allow you to tune into your mind, body and breath.  Gentle yoga is for all ability levels and is a great option for anyone looking to slow down their practice.
Instructor:  Tanya Kula

Mindfulness – Thursdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 8 – December 13, 2018, LC Classroom (no class 11/22)
Come and learn how mindfulness can help us weather the storms of our lives with more calm, acceptance and compassion.  This class is open to everyone, whether you are new to mindfulness or you would like to revitalize or deepen your meditation practice. Participants will learn ways to integrate mindfulness into their daily lives, including silent and guided meditations, compassion practices, and breath awareness.
Instructors:  Jane Rauenhorst

Yoga – Mondays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 5 – December 10, 2018, Studio 1
Join us for a reflective, energizing flow set to music linking breath to movement.  This class is beginner-friendly with sequences building to moderately advanced postures. The mid-day pause in your day will leave you energized and centered.  Mats, blocks and straps will be available for use.
Instructor:  Devavani Chatterjea

Yoga – Wednesdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 7 – December 12, 2018, Studio 1
Learn yoga basics in this beginner-friendly hatha yoga class.  Explore alignment principles of specific poses (asanas) and experience more flowing movement sequences (vinyasa).  Increase strength, flexibility, and body awareness, and leave feeling more calm and refreshed.
Instructor: Ariel Linnerson

Yoga Sculpt – Tuesdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 6 – December 11, 2018, Studio 1
Yoga meets Strength Training in this low impact, energizing class!  Expect a full body workout set to upbeat music, light hand weights incorporated to intensify your practice and short cardio bursts to increase calorie burn.  You’ll flow, squat, lunge and curl your way to a stronger and leaner body.  While knowledge of basic yoga postures is helpful, this is an all levels class and options will be given to challenge everyone from the beginner to advanced student.  Bring a yoga mat, towel, water and get ready to Sculpt.
Instructor:  Tanya Kula

Zumba – Fridays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, November 9 – December 14, 2018, Studio 1 (no class 11/23)
This class mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.  Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.
Instructor:  Ariel Linnerson


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