Cobb County Government

Spring 2018 Classes

 Registration for Spring 2018 classes begins Monday, April 2.  Both in-person registration and online registration will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Monday

Focus on Fitness #3981
Instructor:  Christine Emery
9:00 am – 10:15 am
April 16 – June 25 (no class 5/28)
$10.00 Cobb resident /$12.00 Non-resident
Low impact chair and floor exercises accompanied by music.  Keep joints moving, improve cir-culation, and increase cardio endurance! Therabands provided while supplies last.  Mat and weights required. 

Qigong #3985
Instructor:  Barry Murray
9:00 am – 10:00 am
April 16 – June 25 (no class 5/28; 6/4/ 6/11)
$24.00 Cobb resident/$29.00 Non-resident
Qigong, pronounced “chee-gung”, translates from Chinese to “energy cultivation”.  It is an an-cient system of postures, exercises, breathing techniques and meditations designed to enhance the body’s qi, or life energy responsible for health and vitality.  Qigong can increase energy, re-duce stress and aid in disease prevention and longevity.

Tai-Chi #3986
Instructor:  Barry Murray
10:30 am – 11:30 am
April 16 – June 25 (no class 5/28;6/4;6/11)
$24.00 Cobb resident/$29.00 Non-resident
Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art practiced for its defense training and health benefits.  In the west, Tai Chi has become popular for its health benefits.  Tai Chi’s low stress movement and coordinated breathing can improve balance control, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and stress reduction.

Tuesday

Yoga Stretch with Guided Meditation #3987
Instructor: Diane Sye
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
April 17 – June 19
$30.00 Cobb resident /$35.00 Non-resident
Learn the principles of yoga; basic poses and breathing techniques.  Sessions end with guided meditation led by instructor.  Floor mat required.

Wednesday

Focus on Fitness #3982
Instructor:  Monireh Saunders
9:00 am – 10:15 am
April 18 – June 27
$11.00 Cobb resident /$13.00 Non-resident
Low impact chair and floor exercises accompanied by music.  Keep joints moving, improve cir-culation, and increase cardio endurance! Therabands provided while supplies last.  Mat and weights required

Knitting #3988
Instructor: Darlene Hiroaka
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 18 – June 6
$24.00 Cobb resident /$29.00 Non-resident
Learn the knitting basics; purl, cast on, increase, decrease and bind off or just refresh your knit-ting skills!  Supply list to be provided by instructor.

Circuit Training #3983
Instructor: Gina Randall
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
April 18 – June 27 (no class 4/25; 6/6)
$27.00 Cobb resident /$32.00 Non-resident
Circuit training is an excellent way to improve mobility, strength and stamina which will help to reduce body fat levels and increase flexibility to prevent injury.  Circuit training will improve self-esteem, emotional fitness and integrated functional movement.  The circuit training comprises strength exercises and cardio exercises completed one after another.  Each exercise is per-formed for a set time before moving on to the next exercise, which are separated by a short rest period and a timed cardio segment.

Thursday

Cardio Fusion #4001
Instructor:  Yvette Hassell
10:00 am – 11:00 am
April 19 – June 21
$30.00 Cobb resident /$35.00 Non-resident
Cardio Fusion is a fun-filled, dance inspired cardio workout that will raise your heart rate and your mood.  Easy to follow moves performed to popular music makes this class excellent for every level of exerciser.

Yoga Stretch with Guided Meditation #3989
Instructor: Diane Sye
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 19 – June 21
$30.00 Cobb resident /$35.00 Non-resident
Learn the principles of yoga; basic poses and breathing techniques. Sessions end with guided meditation led by instructor.  Floor mat required. 

Chair Yoga #3998
Instructor: Diane Sye
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April 19 – June 21
$30.00 Cobb resident /$35.00 Non-resident
Chair yoga is for everybody! It is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. Chair yoga deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.  It is also a way to achieve physical and mental fitness.  It is one of the gentlest forms of yoga, helping people with symptoms of many health issues, including hypertension, anxiety, arthritis, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, clinical depression and chronic pain.

Friday

Focus on Fitness #3980
Instructor:  Rita Quinn
9:00 am – 10:15 am
April 20 – June 29
$10.00 Cobb resident /$12.00 Non-resident
Low impact chair and floor exercises accompanied by music.  Keep joints moving, improve cir-culation, and increase cardio endurance! Therabands provided while supplies last.  Mat and weights required.

Zumba #3984
Instructor:  Yvette Hassell
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
April 20 – June 22
$30.00 Cobb resident/$35.00 Non-resident
Zumba is the high energy fitness program consisting of dance set to international music.  Zumba incorporates the choreography of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, meringue and mambo with aerobic elements for a total body work out.

Circuit Training #3994
Instructor: Gina Randall
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
April 20 – June 29 (no class 4/27; 5/4)
$27.00 Cobb resident /$32.00 Non-resident
Circuit training is an excellent way to improve mobility, strength and stamina which will help to reduce body fat levels and increase flexibility to prevent injury.  Circuit training will improve self-esteem, emotional fitness and integrated functional movement.  The circuit training com-prises strength exercises and cardio exercises completed one after another.  Each exercise is per-formed for a set time before moving on to the next exercise, which are separated by a short rest period and a timed cardio segment.