Cobb County Government

Spring 2018 Classes


Registration for Spring classes begins Monday, April 2

 Monday

Senior Exercise #3684
Video-led. No instructor
10:30am–11:00am
Free; Ongoing
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and range of motion through light aerobic movements.

Monday Golden Zumba #3699
Instructor: Telma Fortunato
April 16-June 25 (No class May 28)
10:30am –11:30am
$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents
Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create a low impact aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. It combines high energy and motivating music with unique body sculpting movements that allow the participants to dance their way to better fitness. Exercising has never been more fun.

Beginner Tai Chi #3694
Instructor: Sachiko Hirata
April 16-June 18 (No class May 28)
12:00pm–1:00pm
$27 Cobb residents; $32 Non-residents
Tai Chi is a "moving meditation” class for new students with less than two years of experience. Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. This unique class will help you flow through your everyday life.

Intermediate Tai Chi #3695
Instructor: Sachiko Hirata
April 16-June 18 (No class May 28)
1:15pm–2:15pm
$27 Cobb residents; $32 Non-residents
Tai Chi is a "moving meditation.” This class is for the more experienced participants who have two or more years of experience. Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. This unique class will help you flow through your everyday life.

Beginner Strength Training #3687
Instructor: Margaret Souter
April 16-June 18 (No class May 28)
2:30pm–3:30pm
$27 Cobb residents; $32 Non-residents
Strength class will involve the entire body. We will use weights which will include hand held as well as ankle weights if you are able to bring them. We will also be using our own bodies as weight involving multiple body parts which will in turn improve our balance. With a little mild cardio in the beginning to warm our bodies up, and some mild stretching at the end, you will leave this class feeling toned and calm.  Bring 2 or 3-pound weights, a towel, a mat, and resistance band (beginner or intermediate level based on our ability).

Tuesday

Beginner Spanish
#3718
Instructor: Giulietta Glade
April 17-July 3
9:00am–10:00am
$36 Cobb residents; $41 Non-residents
If you’ve always wanted to learn a second language, now is your chance. You will learn everything from the alphabet to how to form sentences.

Second Level Spanish #3719
Instructor: Giulietta Glade
April 17-July 3
10:05am–11:05am
$36 Cobb residents; $41 Non-residents
Are you interested in improving your Spanish? We are offering the Second Level Spanish class where you will learn new words, verbs and their conjugation. No beginners please.

Focus on Fitness #3720
Instructor: Rio Rita Arthurs
April 17-July 3
11:45am–12:45pm
$12 Cobb residents; $15 Non-residents
This is an exercise class that utilizes chair aerobics as an alternative to floor exercise. This class uses resistance bands, free weights, some walking, and stretching. Please bring your own resistance band.

Line Dance with Sylvia #3697
Instructor: Sylvia Irvin
April 17-June 19
3:00pm–4:00pm
$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents
Put some spring in your step. Come join our beginning line dance class, where you will learn all the boot-scooting country line dances, maybe even the electric slide, and some oldies like the stroll.

Wednesday

Gentle Yoga
#3690
Instructor: Carolyn Purvis
April 18-May 23
9:15am–10:15am
$18 Cobb residents; $23 Non-residents
Yoga with a gentle touch for those who need balance support, are returning to yoga after medical reasons or hiatus. Poses are done seated in a chair, standing, and on a mat. Modifications are given. Experience not required. Yoga mat and block required.

Senior Exercise #3684
Video-led; no instructor
10:00am–10:30am
Free; Ongoing
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and range of motion through light aerobic movements.

Intermediate Yoga #3691
Instructor: Carolyn Purvis
April 18-May 23
10:30am–11:30am
$18 Cobb residents; $23 Non-residents
Slow flowing practice designed to increase your range of motion, flexibility, and balance. Poses held longer to build strength and endurance. This class teaches you the logic and reason for each pose. No beginners please. Yoga mat and yoga block required.

Soul Line Dance #3698
Instructor: Gwendolyn Wardell
April 18-June 20
11:45am–12:45pm
$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents
Soul Line Dance is designed for the new line dancer as well as those who have some prior dance experience. You will learn standard dance steps. These steps will be used to perform beginner & intermediate dances. You will learn current and older favorites. As new dances are introduced in the Soul Line Dance community, they will be covered in the curriculum.

Intermediate Strength Training #3688
Instructor: Margaret Souter
April 18-June 20
2:30pm–3:30pm
$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents
Strength class will involve the entire body. We will use weights which will include hand held as well as ankle weights if you are able to bring them. We will also be using our own bodies as weight involving multiple body parts which will in turn improve our balance. With a little mild cardio in the beginning to warm our bodies up, and some mild stretching at the end, you will leave this class feeling toned and calm.  Bring 2 or 3-pound weights, a towel, a mat, and resistance band (beginner or intermediate level based on our ability). No beginners please.

Thursday

Beginner Pilates #3696
Instructor: Josipa “Joey” Burgess
April 19-June 7
9:30am–10:30am
$24 Cobb residents; $29 Non-residents
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance. You will flow through a series of movements designed to condition your entire body. Mat required.

Advanced Yoga #3692
Instructor: Ann Olsen
April 19-June 14 (No class April 26)
11:00am–12:00pm
$24 Cobb residents; $29 Non-residents
Designed for the experienced yoga student, these gentle stretches increase your range of motion,flexibility, balance, and strength. Yoga mat and yoga block required.

Thursday Golden Zumba #3700
Instructor: Telma Fortnunato
April 19-June 21
10:30am –11:30am
$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents
Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create a low impact aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. It combines high energy and motivating music with unique body sculpting movements that allow the participants to dance their way to better fitness. Exercising has never been more fun.

Chair Yoga #3693
Instructor: Stephanie O’Donoghue
April 19-June 14
3:00pm-4:00pm
$27 Cobb residents; $32 Non-residents Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  This class will help with flexibility, improve muscle tone, and builds balance to help prevent falls.  In addition to a good stretch, you will also enjoy other health benefits of yoga including better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being. This class will incorporate breath work, humor, and fun facts about your body.

Friday

Focus on Fitness #3721
Instructor: Rio Rita Arthurs
April 20-July 6
11:45am–12:45pm
$12 Cobb residents; $15 Non-residents
This is an exercise class that utilizes chair aerobics as an alternative to floor exercise. This class uses resistance bands, free weights, and some walking and stretching. Please bring your own resistance band.