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  • Barre Basics

    Looking for a new fitness class that is fun, effective, and close to home? Barre Basics is a new group exercise class being offered through Community Education. This class will offer a wide variety of low-impact exercises that combines elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga and strength training. Barre focuses on engaging specific muscles until they reach fatigue, followed by stretching to create long, lean, and toned muscles. Barre is a great way to build total body strength, improve flexibility, and relieve stress. This class is open to all fitness levels. Modifications are always available to help you safely perform exercises throughout class. Please bring yoga mat, resistance band, and a light set of handweights (2lb or similar). Sticky/grip socks are also recommended. Instructor: Diana Wright
  • FallProof! Workshop

    The ability to improve your balance and reduce fall risks is in your hands. And it is never too late. Mia Bremer is a Master Balance and Mobility Specialist who teaches FallProof! This program was developed at the Center for Successful Aging at California State Fullerton where Mia has taught the program to professionals across the country. This workshop will teach you why our risk for falling increases as we age, as well as exercises and strategies we can use to reduce those risks. This is an interactive workshop – you will be practicing skills and taking home useful handouts to improve your balance at home. Instructor: Mia Bremer. Mia has been a fitness professional for forty-three years, specializing in older adult fitness for the past twenty-five years. She holds certifications from the American Council in Fitness, including Personal Fitness Trainer, Medical Exercise Specialist and Health Coach. She is an IDEA Master Trainer and FallProof ™ Balance and Mobility Specialist through the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton.
  • Intro to Dragon Boat Racing for Women

    Experience the exhilarating sport of Dragon boat racing! Soaring down a race course in a long, narrow, canoe-like boat--20 paddlers moving in synchronicity toward that finish line--is a feeling like nothing else! Here’s an opportunity to enjoy learning this sport, meet new people and spend time on our beautiful White Bear Lake! Try it out! There will be four weekly training sessions with a race and catered picnic on the last day! Paddles, boat and life jackets provided (though if you have your own life jacket, please bring it) Requirements: women must be at least age 18 AND have a basic level of fitness. When: Practice is on Mondays from 7-8:00 PM (June 10, 17, 24, July 8) Race Day: Saturday, July 13 from 8:00AM - Noon Location: Practices at Matoska Park in White Bear Lake. Race Day at Phalen Regional Park, St. Paul Fee: $190 The fee covers training, coaching, equipment, T-shirt, race day lunch picnic, and the race. NOTE: IF THE CLASS IS FULL, please put your name on the waitlist! We have two teams will will be trying to fill and the other team may have room. Instructors: Karen Anderson, Lisa Ender, coaches of Off the Edge dragon boat team, WBL
  • Kayak Adventure: National Sunglasses Day

    This adventure is a great way to build a new skill set or improve upon what you already know about kayaking. Come be a part of our community where outdoor enthusiasts get together to paddle across Square Lake while experiencing an outdoor adventure. Items provided are kayaks, paddles and all necessary safety equipment. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12+. Instructor: Christina Finnegan, Silver Finn Kayaking Meet at the boat launch at Square Lake Park in Stillwater 15450 Square Lake Trail North, Stillwater, MN 55082
  • Learn to Kayak

    Learn the fundamentals of kayaking in a comfortable setting and at a relaxed pace. You will learn about paddling techniques, getting in and out of the kayak, and water safety on beautiful White Bear Lake. Let your guide teach the basics of kayak transportation, trip planning, and how to have an enjoyable time on the water. This class is a great way to learn a new sport or improve your kayaking skills. Instructor provides kayaks, paddles and all necessary safety equipment. Ages 12+ Meet at boat launch at Matoska Park, 2345 5th Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110. Instructor: Christina Finnegan, Silver Finn Kayaking
  • Managing Blood Pressure with Exercise and Nutrition

    Healthy arteries and veins are a priority as we age because we know that when they are unhealthy – stiff and/or gunked-up – they are a key contributor to stroke and heart disease. A combination of the right food in the right quantities, along with exercise, can go a long way in keeping the cardiovascular system healthy and reducing the risk of disease, even if you have a genetic predisposition. Instructor: Mia Bremer. Mia has been a fitness professional for forty-three years, specializing in older adult fitness for the past twenty-five years. She holds certifications from the American Council in Fitness, including Personal Fitness Trainer, Medical Exercise Specialist and Health Coach. She is an IDEA Master Trainer and FallProof ™ Balance and Mobility Specialist through the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton.
  • Mat Pilates

    Feeling overwhelmed and flustered? Get out of your head and onto the mat! Fire up your core, increase your flexibility and strength in your entire body as you flow through a series of dynamic movements that will restore balance and proper body alignment. Mat Pilates is a form of exercises that can be modified for all to participate. The key components are: incorporating & understanding the importance of your breath, increasing awareness and improving balance & posture, strengthening and toning the muscles in the body, with a strong emphasis on the core. The Instructor will teach modifications for various poses to accommodate students of different levels and abilities. What to bring : A mat and a water bottle. Instructor: Linda Blesener, personal trainer and group fitness instructor with 15+ years of experience teaching in the Twin Cities.
  • Pickleball June 10-14

    Pickleball players of all experience levels are invited to come and enjoy our indoor court at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi. Court time reservations are available for 2 hours, various times during the day (Monday-Friday). Only one player from your group needs to register ahead of time for your desired court time. Bring your own paddle or borrow one of ours! Players should wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Reservations open on the 20th of each month at 7:00 AM. (ie: July reservations will be open on June 20 at 7AM).
  • Pickleball June 17-21

    Pickleball players of all experience levels are invited to come and enjoy our indoor court at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi. Court time reservations are available for 2 hours, various times during the day (Monday-Friday). Only one player from your group needs to register ahead of time for your desired court time. Bring your own paddle or borrow one of ours! Players should wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Reservations open on the 20th of each month at 7:00 AM. (ie: July reservations will be open on June 20 at 7AM).
  • Pickleball June 24-28

    Pickleball players of all experience levels are invited to come and enjoy our indoor court at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi. Court time reservations are available for 2 hours, various times during the day (Monday-Friday). Only one player from your group needs to register ahead of time for your desired court time. Bring your own paddle or borrow one of ours! Players should wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Reservations open on the 20th of each month at 7:00 AM. (ie: July reservations will be open on June 20 at 7AM).
  • Pickleball June 3-7

    Pickleball players of all experience levels are invited to come and enjoy our indoor court at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi. Court time reservations are available for 2 hours, various times during the day (Monday-Friday). Only one player from your group needs to register ahead of time for your desired court time. Bring your own paddle or borrow one of ours! Players should wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Reservations open on the 20th of each month at 7:00 AM. (ie: July reservations will be open on June 20 at 7AM).
  • Pickleball May 28-31

    Pickleball players of all experience levels are invited to come and enjoy our indoor court at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi. Court time reservations are available for 2 hours, various times during the day (Monday-Friday). Only one player from your group needs to register ahead of time for your desired court time. Bring your own paddle or borrow one of ours! Players should wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Reservations open on the 20th of each month at 7:00 AM. (ie: June reservations will be open on May 20 at 7AM).
  • SHINRIN YOKU: Japanese Forest Bathing

    Enjoy a 2-hour immersive and meditative forest bathing walk. We will slow down and connect our senses to the healing, stress-reducing beauty of the forest. We will slip away from our phones and revive our relationship with nature and ourselves via unique, experiential invitations. We will share what we notice with each other, incorporating our experiences into our memory to tap again when we may need them. We will re-enter the tame world, renewed and refreshed. Guests should wear boots/shoes, clothing/gear appropriate for weather. Walk will be held in the rain and snow, but not thunderstorms or negative temperatures. Please wear/bring mosquito/tick repellent and sunscreen if desired. Please bring water if you would like to have some available throughout the walk. Instructor: David Motzenbecker founded Motz Studios Forest Bathing Experiences in 2018. He is an ANFT-Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Forest Therapy Trail certification Consultant, and award-winning Landscape Architect practicing locally and globally since 2001.
  • Strength and Balance for Adults 55+

    This group class will help older adults regain strength, balance and flexibility to reduce falls and increase independence. Classes are taught by nationally certified fitness professionals, all trainers have been certified in the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP). The Arthritis Foundation certification indicates that your trainer has had additional training to help adapt exercises and movements to better accommodate those participants who have arthritis. You do not have to have arthritis to participate in this class. All fitness levels welcome! Class meets twice a week. Instructor: Live 2 B Healthy.
  • Wedding Dance Rescue!

    Your wedding day is nearing and you don't know how to dance. Not to worry! In this single 2 hour lesson you and your fiancé will be taught everything you need to know to make your first dance much more interesting than shifting awkwardly from side to side. Learn an entrance onto the dance floor, easy steps and turns that fit with most songs, and an impressive dip to end your dance! Class is geared to bride & groom, but father/daughter, mother/son, and parents of the bride/groom may also attend. To reach the instructor in advance of your lesson to share your song or discuss your needs, visit www.ConstantineDance.com. Link provided there for song ideas, too! Private lessons available. Casual dress.
  • Yoga on the Beach

    It's not a secret anymore! All are welcome to join Yogadevotion Instructors Nancy Calderon and Lisa Banning Ender at beautiful, shady and secluded Chautauqua Beach in Mahtomedi for Yoga on the beach! We meet Wednesdays and/or Fridays at 9:00 AM, all summer long. Make up for missed classes can be done at any Yogadevotion site and must be done within each session. Bring a yoga mat and water. Classes held at Chautauqua Beach (76 Quail Street, Mahtomedi MN 55115)