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The ins and outs
PLEASE WEAR CLEAN GYM SHOES WHEN USING OUR FACILITY
The Gabriola Fitness Centre is your home away from home, let’s keep it clean for our friends!
DROP INS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME IN ANY OF THE CLASSES. IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL BE COMING TO A CLASS, PLEASE SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME.
This will ensure your place in class and help ensure that the class will run. If there are less than 3 people signed up we may cancel the class. You can sign up online, by phoning, emailing, or in person. Online sign up - up to 2 hours prior ~ after 2 hours you will need to contact us directly to sign up. Note: if no one signed up for the class it may be cancelled.
TO CANCEL A CLASS YOU ARE SIGNED UP FOR
You can cancel online, in person, by phone, or email with no charge up to 24hours in advance. If it is less than 24 hours notice you will be charged for the class. Spin classes have a no cancellation policy - once signed up for a spin class there is no cancellation and you will be charged for that class.
WE LOVE THAT YOU FEEL AT HOME ENOUGH...
to find a great spot to put your belongings and your shoes for when you return, but like any good home we also want to make sure there is room for everyone. Please bring all of your personal belongings with you. (If something is left for longer than two weeks we may donate it to a local charity). Thank you!
***Please do not wear heavily scented products when using the Gabriola Fitness Centre. This is a shared space and many members are sensitive to smells. Thank you for being considerate of others while working out.
Live Easy, Train Hard!
Classes with Veronique Rioux
Grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco, and meringue music feels more like a dance party than a workout! Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party!
Full Body Toning
Low impact exercises that will sculpt and tone the entire body, while working on strength, endurance, mobility and balance. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.
Classes with Tasha Mae
Sunday Morning Yoga
Warm your soul while you flow through the Sun Salutations and standing postures with music. All levels welcome.
Morning Meditation new
Guided meditation and pranayama ~ gentle and suitable for anyone.
Everything restorative. A recovery class from workouts or from everyday stresses ~ yoga poses, dynamic and static stretching, tapping, self massage, breath...this class will leave you with a calm mind and feeling recharged.
Butts & Guts
Warm up with dynamic stretching then use resistance bands, dumbbells, and other equipment to isolate and strengthen core and glutes. This in turn will strengthen and support knees, pelvis, posture, and mobility. All fitness levels welcome.
Above the Belt - Upper Body Toning new
Tone and define using resistance bands and hand weights (can also be done with no equipment) A specific focus will be on strengthening the smaller deeper muscles that support your shoulders, arms, back, chest and core. Develop good posture with ease of movement. Everything above the Belt. Sleeveless never felt so good. *Dynamic stretching to warm up, no cardio. Suitable for all levels.
High intensity interval training. All body weight exercises for a total body work out. Includes components of athleticism - strength, speed, power, agility and flexibility. Perfect for cross training or to amp up your current routine. Prepare to sweat and be challenged. 25s on & 15s rest, ending with 25 mins of yoga. Not for beginners - intermediate to advanced level.
Cardio and Core new
A 30-minute cardio blast. This class is designed to get your heart rate up and challenge your cardio endurance ~ ending with core exercises. Suitable for all levels because you can modify the exercises if needed. Get your sweat on and strengthen your core ~ heck yeah!
Storytime and Kids Movement Class new
Starting with reading stories and then we get moving! Bear crawls, handstands, balancing and other fun moves!! A chance for your kids to see other friends and have fun! Kids are welcome to come and go with this class! Join in for just the movement, or just the storytime, join in late or leave early...we understand that kids have different things they want to be doing so it’s no problem! We have provided one link to join in when you’re ready :)
Dancing with Frankie and Eden new
Keeping it simple and suitable for anyone, you’ll learn basic grooves and classic dance moves with simple choreography. This class is way too much fun!