Exercise / Fitness

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Exercise and Fitness Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

T’ai Chi Chih® – Beginner (Joint-Friendly)
Learn a series of simple, non-martial movements.
Fee: $50 for all 10 weeks
Thursdays, July 12 to September 20; 9:45 to 10:30am
(No class August 16)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
T’ai Chi Chih® – Intermediate (Joint-Friendly)
Learn the techniques of Seijaku. Participants must complete at least two beginner sessions before taking this class.
Fee: $50 for all 10 weeks
Thursdays, July 12 to September 20; 10:45 to 11:30am
(No class August 16)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Arthritis Exercise Program (Joint-Friendly)
A series of gentle activities will help increase joint flexibility and maintain range of motion.
Fee: $40 for each eight-week session
  • Mondays, July 16 to September 17; 1:30 to 2:15pm
    (No class September 3 and 10)
  • Mondays, July 16 to September 17; 2:30 to 3:15pm
    (No class September 3 and 10)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Aquacise Level 1 (Joint-Friendly)
Exercises performed in chest-deep water can help improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and flexibility. Participants should bring a lock, towel and swim cap.
Fee: $48 for each eight-week session
  • Mondays, July 16 to September 17; Noon to 12:45pm
    (No class September 3 and 10)
  • Wednesdays, July 18 to September 12; Noon to 12:45pm
    (No class September 5)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Yoga – Beginner
Learn the basics of yoga to achieve a stronger, more flexible body. Participants should bring a small blanket and mat.
Fee: $50 for all 10 weeks
Tuesdays, July 17 to September 18; 11:30am to 12:30pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Yoga - Intermediate
Two beginning sessions of yoga must be completed prior to taking this class. Participants should bring three yoga blankets and a mat.
Fee: $50 for all 10 weeks
Tuesdays, July 17 to September 18; 10:00 to 11:00am
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Better Bones - Intermediate
Take part in exercises designed to improve core strength. Participants must complete at least two sessions of our Muscles in Motion course before taking this class and are required to bring their own handheld weights (one to three pound sizes).
Fee: $60 for each 10-week session
  • Tuesdays, July 17 to September 18; 10:15 to 11:15am
    (No class August 21)
  • Thursdays, July 19 to September 20; 10:15 to 11:15am
    (No class August 23)
Wayne Presbyterian Church, 1200 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Aquacise Level 2 (Joint-Friendly)
Exercises performed in chest-deep water can help improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and flexibility. Participants should bring a lock, towel and swim cap.
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks
Wednesdays, July 18 to September 12; 1:00 to 1:45pm
(No class September 5)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Walk with a Doc
Hear a short presentation on a health topic by a physician and then go for a walk together. All fitness levels and abilities are welcome.
Wednesdays, July 18, August 15, and September 12; 9:00am
Willowbrook Mall, Wayne, NJ (meet in the food court)
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5475.
 
Zumba® Toning
This class blends body-sculpting techniques and Zumba moves.
Fee: $80 for all 10 weeks
Wednesdays, July 18 to September 19; 7:00 to 8:00pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Arthritis Aquatics Program (Joint-Friendly)
Enjoy exercise without straining your joints. Be sure to bring a towel, swim cap, and lock; class is limited to 20 participants.
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks
Thursdays, July 19 to September 20; Noon to 12:45pm
(No class August 30 and September 6)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Dancing through the Decades
Join us on a fun, cardio dance journey through time.
Fee: $64 for eight weeks
Thursdays, July 19 to September 20; 5:45 to 6:45pm
(No class July 26 and September 6)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

Muscles in Motion
Take part in exercises that will increase your core strength. Resistance equipment is provided, but participants should bring their own handheld weights and a mat.
  • Thursdays, July 19 to September 20; 11:30am to 12:30pm
    (No class August 23)
    Fee: $ $60 for ten weeks
    Wayne Presbyterian Church, 1200 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ
  • Mondays, July 23 to September 24; 4:30 to 5:30pm
    Fee: $64 for eight weeks
    (No class August 6 and September 3)
    Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Zumba® Gold (Wayne)
Exercises will help improve balance, strength, and flexibility. 
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks
  • Mondays, July 23 to September 24; 1:00 to 1:45pm
    (No class July 30 and September 3)
  • Wednesdays, August 1 to September 26; 10:00 to 10:45am
    (No class September 5)
  • Fridays, August 3 to September 28; 10:00 to 10:45am
    (No class September 7)
Wayne Presbyterian Church, 1200 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Zumba® Gold Toning at Chilton
An easy-to-follow dance fitness program for older adults who want to focus on muscle conditioning and lightweight activity. 
Fee: $40 for all eight weeks
Mondays, July 23 to September 24; 11:00 to 11:45am
(No class July 30 and September 3)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Hatha Yoga
Learn the integration of body, mind and breath. Bring a yoga mat to class.
Fee: $80 for all 10 weeks
Tuesdays, July 24 to September 25; 6:30 to 7:30pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Lite & Fit
Partake in light strength training and chair exercises (no floor work). Participants must bring their handheld weights. Resistance equipment is provided.
Fee: $40 for eight weeks
  • Tuesdays, July 24 to September 25; 2:00 to 3:00pm
    (No class August 7 and September 4)
  • Thursdays, July 26 to September 27; 2:00 to 3:00pm
    (No class August 9 and September 6)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
  
The Power Hour
Take part in exercises that will increase muscular endurance, balance and bone strength. Participants should bring a light set of handheld weights and a mat.
Fee: $64 for eight weeks
Wednesdays, July 25 to September 26; 5:30 to 6:30pm
(No class August 8 and September 5)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Zumba® Gold (Chilton)
Exercises will help improve balance, strength, and flexibility. 
Fee: $40 for all eight weeks
Thursdays, August 2 to September 27; 1:00 to 1:45pm
(No class September 6)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Mall Walker Program
Experience a fun way to exercise indoors at the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ. Registration and a membership badge are required to participate.
Monday through Saturday, 7:00 to 10:00am
Sunday, 9:00 to 11:00am
1400 Willowbrook Mall, Wayne, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.


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