La PORTE – Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available with a membership or $5 one-week trial at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital or the Wellness & Rehab Center in New Carlisle. 

Zumba

A great cardio workout that combines Latin music with dance and fitness moves. Zumba classes are offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays, at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Zumba Gold

A Zumba workout at a less intense pace. Classes are available from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Zumba toning

Focuses on body sculpting. Classes are from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Fridays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Yoga

Helps reduce stress, increase flexibility, and gain strength. Classes are available from 6 to 7 a.m. Mondays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Chair Yoga

Yoga through simple seated poses to reduce stress and increase relaxation. Classes available from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursdays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Strength Training

Tone up, burn calories, and stay strong with this dynamic, safe program designed for all fitness levels and body types. Classes are available from 8:50 to 9:40 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Call 1-855-214-3681 to register.

 

Circuit Training

This fast-paced, fun, and challenging combination of aerobics and strength training provides a great full-body workout. Classes take place from 5:05 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte Call 1-855-214-3681to register. Classes are also available from 5:30-6:15 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Wellness & Rehab Center, 8988 E. U.S. 20, New Carlisle. Call 574-654-0065 to register.

 

For $5, individuals can sample a full week of unlimited classes before becoming a member. A Wellness & Rehab membership is $30 a month and includes the use of all exercise equipment at any of the five Wellness & Rehab locations in La Porte, Knox, New Carlisle and Michigan City, warm water pools in La Porte and Michigan City, and access to unlimited classes. A membership also offers access to La Porte County Family YMCA locations. Those interested in chair yoga only can join for $10 a month. Membership also includes access to wellness specialists who can provide blood pressure checks, health screenings, health coaching, massage, reflexology, healing touch, nutrition education, diabetes prevention, and tobacco cessation (fees may apply). A one-time $25 orientation fee includes equipment orientation, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar screenings, resting heart rate, height, and weight measurements. For more information, call 1-855-214-3681. For a current list of classes and programs, visit laportehealth.com.

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