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We offer several Cardio, Strength & Stretch classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Fall semester opens for registration in mid-August, our Spring in mid-January, and our Summer in mid-May.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.   To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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Originating in China hundreds of years ago, Tai Chi Ch’uan is a gentle, moving meditation that conditions the body and mind, leading to a heightened sense of well-being. In this course, you’ll begin learning the Tai Chi “form,” comprised of poetically-named movements that strengthen muscles and bones, improve circulation and the functioning of internal organs. Relieve stress, and improve your focus and concentration. All courses are suited to both beginning and continuing students. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Schedule : Weekly -Tue 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/12/2018, ending 7/10/2018

Instructor : Cynthia Ludlow 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/12/18

End date: 07/10/18

Call 310-287-4475 to register


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Originating in China hundreds of years ago, Tai Chi Ch’uan is a gentle, moving meditation that conditions the body and mind, leading to a heightened sense of well-being. In this course, you’ll begin learning the Tai Chi “form,” comprised of poetically-named movements that strengthen muscles and bones, improve circulation and the functioning of internal organs. Relieve stress, and improve your focus and concentration. All courses are suited to both beginning and continuing students. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Schedule : Weekly -Tue 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/24/2018, ending 8/21/2018

Instructor : Cynthia Ludlow 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/24/18

End date: 08/21/18



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The goal of mindful movement is to move your body while placing your attention and focus on really noticing and feeling what your body does throughout those movements. Our supportive, easy-going class teaches you simple exercises and yoga-like movements, tailored to individual physical needs and abilities, as well as how you’re doing that particular week. Benefits include better balance and coordination, increased ability to deal with stress, and better sleep. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel. Eat no more than a light snack in the 2 hours before class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 5 sessions; starting 6/10/2018, ending 7/8/2018

Instructor : Donna Hurley 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $55.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/10/18

End date: 07/08/18

Call 310-287-4475 to register


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The goal of mindful movement is to move your body while placing your attention and focus on really noticing and feeling what your body does throughout those movements. Our supportive, easy-going class teaches you simple exercises and yoga-like movements, tailored to individual physical needs and abilities, as well as how you’re doing that particular week. Benefits include better balance and coordination, increased ability to deal with stress, and better sleep. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel. Eat no more than a light snack in the 2 hours before class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 5 sessions; starting 7/22/2018, ending 8/19/2018

Instructor : Donna Hurley 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $55.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/22/18

End date: 08/19/18



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Muay Thai or Thai Boxing is the national sport of Thailand and a great workout. Thanks to our collaboration with the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles, you can explore Thai Boxing for just $49! Learn the Art of Eight Limbs – which includes the use of fists, knees, elbows and feet – as well as basic footwork, offense, defense, and strategy. This safe, non-competitive, no-contact class is open to men, women, and minors 14-17 with parental signature. Be prepared for intensity!  *All equipment provided except boxing gloves, which will be discussed at first class meeting.  

Schedule : Weekly -Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/13/2018, ending 7/18/2018 & Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2018)

Instructor : Michael Ha 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/13/18

End date: 07/18/18

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Muay Thai or Thai Boxing is the national sport of Thailand and a great workout. Thanks to our collaboration with the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles, you can explore Thai Boxing for just $49! Learn the Art of Eight Limbs – which includes the use of fists, knees, elbows and feet – as well as basic footwork, offense, defense, and strategy. This safe, non-competitive, no-contact class is open to men, women, and minors 14-17 with parental signature. Be prepared for intensity!  *All equipment provided except boxing gloves, which will be discussed at first class meeting.    

Schedule : Weekly -Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/25/2018, ending 8/22/2018

Instructor : Michael Ha 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/25/18

End date: 08/22/18



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New, fun, unique! Age more slowly and improve flexibility, balance, coordination, core strength, postural alignment – and mental function. This innovative approach to fitness and body awareness is a gentle blend of stretching, tai chi, and yoga. Using rattan poles as your partner provides leverage and additional support for dynamic stretching that benefits all ages and levels of fitness. So join the Stick Yoga movement for health and longevity! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat and water.  *$10 rental fee for sticks to use during class, so you must also sign up for the rental, Class ID# 40342.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/14/2018, ending 7/12/2018

Instructor : Alison Deliman 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $55.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THE STICK RENTAL ...More

Start date: 06/14/18

End date: 07/12/18

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New, fun, unique! Age more slowly and improve flexibility, balance, coordination, core strength, postural alignment – and mental function. This innovative approach to fitness and body awareness is a gentle blend of stretching, tai chi, and yoga. Using rattan poles as your partner provides leverage and additional support for dynamic stretching that benefits all ages and levels of fitness. So join the Stick Yoga movement for health and longevity! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat and water.  *$10 rental fee for sticks to use during class, so you must also sign up for the rental, Class ID# 40343.

Schedule : Weekly -Thu 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/26/2018, ending 8/23/2018

Instructor : Alison Deliman 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $55.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THE STICK RENTAL ...More

Start date: 07/26/18

End date: 08/23/18



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Stretch & Tone 

ID:40344
This class really mixes it up, borrowing from yoga, pilates, and dance - so you’ll never get bored. It’s an exercise smorgasbord! A great way to get energized , you’ll increase your flexibility and strengthen your abs, as well as stretch and tone your body with an emphasis on flattening your core abdominal muscles. Bring a yoga or Pilates mat, towel and water.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/11/2018, ending 7/9/2018

Instructor : Elissa Kyriacou 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/11/18

End date: 07/09/18

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Stretch & Tone 

ID:40345
This class really mixes it up, borrowing from yoga, pilates, and dance - so you’ll never get bored. It’s an exercise smorgasbord! A great way to get energized , you’ll increase your flexibility and strengthen your abs, as well as stretch and tone your body with an emphasis on flattening your core abdominal muscles. Bring a yoga or Pilates mat, towel and water.

Schedule : Weekly -Mon 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/23/2018, ending 8/20/2018

Instructor : Elissa Kyriacou 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/23/18

End date: 08/20/18



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Zumba® 

ID:40352
It’s a fitness party! Zumba is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning, dance-fitness experience that’s geared toward health and happiness. It’s an effective, easy-to-follow workout for both beginners and regular exercisers. Join us for a workout that is so much fun you won’t even mind working out!  

Schedule : Weekly -Mon 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/18/2018, ending 7/9/2018

Instructor : Julie Schatz 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $45.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/18/18

End date: 07/09/18

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