We have several pool classes offered that focus on non-impact exercises that are great for knee, hip or joint issues. If needed, we have access to the pool from the side entrance so you don’t have to use the stairs. Call the office 724-981-3700 when you arrive and someone will open the doors by the gymnasium for you to enter.
AQUA THERAPY: The class was designed by a physical therapist. It is low impact and held in the shallow end. Exercises focus on balance, flexibility & strength to help with everyday activities. It’s great for all ages & for those who suffer from arthritis or joint pain.
SILVERSNEAKERS SPLASH: A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses a signature splash-board to increase movement and intensity options. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. The pool provides many benefits when used for aerobic exercise and resistance training.
SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSIC: Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.
SILVERSNEAKERS YOGA: Get ready to move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered so you can perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness levels.
DEEP WATER AEROBICS: The class is held in the deep end and flotation belts are provided. It is a great cardio workout without any impact.
SWIMNASTICS: This 1 hour exercise class held in the shallow end of our pool. This class emphasizes flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, and muscle toning. This is a great class for beginners, older adults and those looking to minimize the impact on their back and joints.
WATER VOLLEYBALL: This is a fun game of water Volleyball that gives you a chance to relax and socialize with other members of the Buhl Club family, and of course ladies are most welcome too.
AQUA ROCK N ROLL: High energy dance class held in the shallow end. Dance to every era with aqua yoga stretches at the end. All ages and fitness levels welcome.
AQUA TABATA: Enjoy high intensity exercises in the shallow end without the impact! 20 seconds on/10 seconds off will give you a great interval workout!
*SENIOR FIT CLASSES
Senior Fit classes are for all ages but geared towards seniors. The low impact exercises are performed at a slower pace. These classes are perfect for the beginner participant & those who need special attention to joints. Balance, flexibility and strength are the core of these classes so you can perform everyday activities with ease.
BOOM: Boom classes are the newest exercise class series brought to you by SilverSneakers & designed for Baby Boomers, the active adults. There are 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day in the USA! Boom classes welcome all ages and fitness levels. Each class demonstrates 3 levels of fitness. You pick your intensity level.
Boom Move It: Move through the decades in this energizing cardio dance-based workout. Learn dance moves from every era!
Boom Muscle: Up your game in this strength training class that ignites your fitness levels!
Boom Mind: Improve your range of motion, balance & flexibility while relaxing the mind. This class combines Pilates, yoga & stretching.
CIRCLE FOR LIFE: The Circle For Life Room is located off the weight (wellness) room on the 1st floor. The hydraulic machines are safe & easy to use. Most machines use 2 muscle groups in a positive movement, which means less muscle soreness.
STRONG FIT: This class covers all components of fitness, strength & cardio training, and flexibility. We use kettlebells, flexbands, bosu balls, and other tools to achieve your fitness goals. It’s a great way to break up your current workout routine.
HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training): It is a training method in which low to moderate intensity intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals.
Tabata Training: It consists of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. It may only take four minutes to complete a Tabata circuit, but those four minutes will push your body to its limit.
CYCLING: Indoor group cycling classes are done in the fitness studio on the first floor with various light & music settings to create an energized atmosphere. Instructors guide participants through a warm-up, steady up-beat cadences, sprints, climbs & cool-downs.
CARDIO DANCE ~ ZUMBELLA ~ CARDIO GROOVE ~ COUNTRY CARDIO DANCE
These are fantastic upbeat dance classes that are built around the popular dance music (and some good ol’ classics) guaranteed to have you burn calories and have a blast doing it!
YOGA STRETCH: This stretch class is relaxing and great for everyone! All poses and stretches are done on the floor so we don’t get up and down several times. We get on the mat and return standing at the end of class.
CHAIR YOGA: Chair yoga is a seated class that covers many basic yoga poses and stretches. Wheelchairs are welcome!
WATER YOGA: This is a gentle low impact aquatic activity, performing yoga poses in the water. Water Yoga poses simultaneously help you develop strength, static balance and range of motion. With the release of gravity provided by the aquatic environment, the body is able to find the optimum stretch.
YOGA: This relaxing class is a modified yoga flow followed by a restorative stretch. Moves are explained and shown with ease.
BRAHMAVAYU YOGA w/JUDSON: This class is an exploration of movement (asanas), breath (vayus) and energy (prana). No experience necessary. Moderate ability to move is essential.
PILATES: This 60 minute class works your body from the core out. Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance for every muscle group in the body. Erika adds her special twist to give you a complete workout!
BARRE & TONING: The low impact training is athletic and challenging. It takes place at the barre and you will focus on balance and strength. Everybody can take part in a Barre Fusion class, because it’s a joint-friendly and jump-free training. For all positions, there’s always a suitable alternative.
TAI CHI: Reduce stress with meditation in motion. Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.
TRIFECTA: This class gives you an opportunity to try 3 different classes with 3 different instructors. Each class is 30 minutes for a total 90 minute workout.
WEIGHT ROOM ORIENTATION: Held in the weight room. Learn proper form, how to use machines, equipment & gym etiquette. Free to members!