Short on time? Tabata is high intensity interval training consisting of 20 seconds of intense work followed by 10 seconds of rest. Exercises include both cardio and strength training. Tabata is shown to increase resting metabolic rate hours after a workout is complete. 25 minutes 2-4 times a week can help you get in shape and feel great!
Traditional Tae Kwon Do is an extremely effective Martial Art for self defense, self discipline, and self empowerment. Training will increase your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility while teaching you effective self defense techniques in realistic situations. Tae Kwon Do is world renowned for having the most dynamic and explosive kicking techniques of any Martial Art. Coupled with its focus on realistic self defense, and the use of grappling, joint-locking, choking and hand-striking techniques, traditional Tea Kwon Do will provide you with the skills and confidence to handle any situation. Whether you are new to the Martial Arts, or want to train for your black belt, our proven method of instruction will help you succeed. Students will have an opportunity to test for their first belt at the end of the semester and can attend some additional classes at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, here in Arcata.
Spinning is a non-impact, highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. This class includes 40 minutes of high intensity cardio set to music with a 10 minute cool down and stretch period. Class size is limited and all levels are welcome. This class provides a wheelchair accessible station.
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin music and easy-to-follow dance moves. It is based on the principle that a workout should be FUN AND EASY TO DO. Zumba is not only great for the body, but it is also great for the mind. Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms and resistance training. Fans say it’s so popular because it’s a fun way to work out.
A circuit program that incorporates equipment such as: sleds, prowlers and tires, to encourage a high intensity motivational workout. This class is geared to improve muscular and endurance fitness.
Core strength is a combination of core awareness, strength, balance, and flexibility. It will help improve muscle tone, increase strength and endurance, and increase range of motion in joints. This class is the perfect lunch time workout. All skill levels will find this class beneficial.
This course is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on climbing for enjoyment and health. The course will cover the basic skills needed for technical rock climbing, to include safety considerations, climbing techniques, use of equipment, basic knots, belaying and rappelling.
This six-hour course is the highest level of CPR offered and is designed for first responders and health-care professionals to help care for victims in the event of an emergency. The course contents include recognizing an emergency, legal obligation, preventing disease transmission, working with different breathing barriers for resuscitation, and learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certificate in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.
Learn how to refine climbing technique, mental approach, and training strategies to increase overall climbing performance. This skills clinic is aimed at helping climbers realize performance gains with maximum efficiency by working on each of these areas separately. Instruction will be provided via demonstration, discussion, and practice of core principles and techniques. This is the perfect course to help you supercharge your routine and break through that plateau no matter your ability or level.