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CLASS SCHEDULES

Monday

Total Body Tabata
9:00 AM

Zumba
10:00 AM

Senior B & F
12:00 PM

Senior Fit
1:00 PM

Tuesday

SilverSneakers Boom Move
1:00 PM

SilverSneakers Boom Mind
1:30 PM

Kick It!
6:30 PM

Wednesday

Zumba
9:00 AM

Zumba
10:15 AM

Senior B & F
12:00 PM

Senior Fit
1:00 PM

Thursday

Total Body Tabata
8:00 AM

Core on the Ball
9:00 AM

Zumba
10:00 AM

Senior Fit
1:00 PM

Kick It!
6:30 PM

Friday

Total Body Tabata
9:00 AM

Senior B & F
12:00 PM

SilverSneakers Boom Move
1:00 PM

SilverSneakers Boom Mind
1:30 PM

Pilates
4:00 PM

Yoga
5:00 PM

Saturday

SilverSneakers Classic
10:00 AM

Zumba
11:00 AM

CLASS INSTRUCTORS

Cathy Long

Group Exercise Director

Group Exercise Director

Born: Huntington, WV

Education: Marshall University, BS in Chemistry and Mathematics; West Virginia University, Doctor of Medicine; West Virginia University, Residency in Anesthesiology and Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia

Fitness Certifications: ACE Group Exercise, Empower Kick Boxing, BOSU Integrated Balance Training

In the Fitness Industry: 35 years

Teaches: Step Aerobics, Boot Camp, Tabata, Powerhouse

Hobbies: flower gardening, hiking, reading, travel

Carmen Cordova Carricaburu

Zumba & Zumba Toning Instructor

Carmen Cordova Carricaburu is one of our Zumba Fitness and Core Strength Instructor.

She is certified by AFFA to teach Yoga/Pilates Core Strengthening and certified in Zumba Toning.

Born in Cuba, but raised in the Florida Keys where she has spent most of her life.

Carmen worked in Real Estate for 32+ years but retired when she discovered her passion for Zumba. In 2013 she decided to relocate to Murphy and pursue her passion for Zumba at the Hiwassee Valley Pool & Wellness Center(now MHF), which she says is one of the best experiences of her life.

In her spare time, she and her husband spend every day enjoying life and are passionate about living an active lifestyle. She enjoys sharing her passion with others and developing lifelong friendships with all of her students.

Brandon Beach

Group Exercise Instructor

From Albany, Georgia. Youngest of six children.

Wrestled NCAA Division 1 at Gardner-Webb University.

Has a Bachelors degree in Public Relations with a Minor degree in Sociology. Has a Masters Degree in International Business. Continued education with the MBA-Plus (teaching certificate) in Economics.

Former professional MMA fighter.

26 years of experience in the martial arts. 4th degree black belt and Master instructor in Tang Soo Do and Hapkido. Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jit-Su.

Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor and Silver Sneakers instructor.

Dana Bolyard

Zumba Instructor

A long time resident of Cherokee County, Dana took Zumba and other group fitness classes for years before becoming an instructor herself.

Her class play list includes songs that appeal to all styles and tastes.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening and quilting.

Bonnie Patterson

Senior Balance & Fit

Born: Culver City, Ca

Education: University of San Francisco, BS Human Relations and Organizational Business; California State University, Dominquez Hills, MBA

Fitness Certifications: Aquatics & Fitness Professional Assoc: Seniors Fitness and Aquatic Arthritis Silver Sneakers; Classic Range of Motion First Aid and CPR

In the Fitness Industry: 11 years

Teaches: Water Arthritis Senior Balance, Flexibility and Strength

Hobbies: Macramé, latch hook, leathercraft, reading.

Barbara Haydon

Yoga/Pilates Instructor

Born: Fayetteville, N.C.

Education: PhD. Integrative Medicine(HOLOS Univer.), MA in Education and Human Resources Management( Pepperdine Univ), BSN (ECU)

Years teaching group exercise: 18 years

Instructor for: Yoga and Pilates

Fitness/yoga certifications (including CPR)- BLS CPR Certification, Hatha Yoga Certification

Hobbies: hiking, woodturning, quilting, scuba diving,flower gardening.

Rebecca Weisenburger

Tabata Instructor

Rebecca has been a certified group fitness instructor for over 30 years and a Zumba, Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold instructor since 2009.

She enjoys helping people maintain their quality of life by staying active in their daily life.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Core Fitness & Endurance

Moderate to high intensity circuit training appropriate for all fitness levels. This class combines anaerobic and multi-joint exercises that will increase stamina, strength and endurance. Modifications for exercises available.

Core on the Ball

Includes a gentle warm up followed by conditioning, core, balance work and stretching. Many exercises incorporate use of a Swiss Ball. Improves muscle strength and joint flexibility.

Total Body Tabata

A high intensity interval training class that utilizes a wide variety of total body exercises to keep you motivated, rev up your metabolism and give you great results. Easy to follow with modifications for every BODY!

Zumba

Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a fun cardio program.

Pilates

Lengthen and sculpt your muscles!

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyas style Yoga. All levels are welcome.

Senior Fit

Focuses on flexibility, muscular endurance and core strength for the more experienced adult!

Senior Balance & Fit

Helps seniors regain and improve balance and strength. Most exercises are done seated.

Silver Sneakers Boom Mind

Combination of Yoga and Pilates for the more experienced adult.

Silver Sneakers Boom Move

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength and the range of movement and activities.

Boot Camp

A combination of high intensity cardio & strength training, with a different format each week to challenge your body.

Circuit Training

A series of exercises which combine strength and cardio, performed in a rotation format with rest periods in between.

Powerhouse

A conditioning/resistance training class set to motivating music that strengthens all your major muscle groups. For beginners through advanced.

Cardio Kickboxing

A dynamic class that incorporates kickboxing techniques with an intense cardio workout. Kick up your fitness routine with this high energy class-all fitness levels welcome.

Silver Sneakers Classic

This class focuses on strengthening muscles and increasing range of movement for daily life activities using hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball. Often a chair is used for seated exercises or standing support.

OPEN 24/7

*Pool available during staffed hours only.

STAFFED HOURS AS FOLLOWS

Monday - Friday 5:30AM 7:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM 12:00PM
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