Fitness

Limited activities during COVID restrictions

At this time, most of the fitness classes are suspended.  However, we are currently
offering virtual fitness classes with a few limited sized in-person classes.
Please check below to see which classes are currently active.

Registration is required for all classes.
To Register, call 206-297-0403  NO DROP-INS

Active Classes

BALANCE & LAUGHTER EXERCISES (Virtual) Instructor:  Joanna
Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 5:00-5:30 pm – FREE
Registration required.  Join Joanna as she leads a quick workout combining elements of Daily Balance Laughter Yoga for a simple, lighthearted session!

CHAIR YOGA FOR PARKINSON’S Instructor:   Leo
Free for Parkinson’s participants – otherwise $5 Member/$10 Non-Member (In-Person & Virtual)
Every Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-1:45 p.m. Build strength and flexibility while seated. Shoes are okay to wear. Wear loose fitting comfortable clothes. Chairs are used for stability and as a balance aid but chair should be sturdy (preferably without arms or wheels).  This class is open to anyone interested!

ENHANCE FITNESS (Virtual) – Instructor TBA  – Free                                                                                                              Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (Start date to be announced) – Free
Become more active, energized, and empowered through this evidence based fitness program! Build fitness through cardio workouts, including light weight lifting. For all fitness levels.

HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION (Virtual) Instructor:  Kaushik                                                                                                  Fridays 11:00-12:00 noon – Free                                                                                                              Come experience the benefits of Heartfulness meditation through a practical session where you will learn to relax the mind and feel the lightness and joy of your true nature.  You do not need to know how to meditate.

KAJA’S FITNESS CLASS (Virtual)  Instructor:  Kajsa                                                                                                              Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 9:00 – 10:00 am   Cost:  $25/Month                                                                                        Keep fit, stay sharp, have fund, meet old & new friends.  Warning:  It’s addictive!

LIVE ONLINE QI GONG FOR HEALTH CLASSES (Virtual)  Instructor:  Terry                                                                          Tuesdays 9:30 – 10:30 am – $5.00                                                                                                                                            This class is being offered by the West Seattle Senior Center
Qi Gong is known to be effective for improving your immune and respiratory systems, general health and reducing stress.  Classes take place over Zoom and are recorded for viewing when more convenient.  Contact instructor directly.  Email Terry at terryleers.sfq@gmail.com or all 206-999-5381 for registration details.
Meeting ID: 828 1157 8844
Passcode:  339975

RAINBOW FITNESS – LGBTQ FRIENDLY (Virtual) – From Strive & Uplift Gym                                                                        Every Monday & Wednesday 9:30-10:40 am – FREE                                                                                                                Enjoy an inclusive fitness class from our friends Strive & Uplift Gym!  They are dedicated to making a safe and supportive space for all participants!

We hope to return to the following activities after COVID restrictions are lifted.   

Suspended Classes

QI GONG FITNESS CLASSES (In-Person)  Instructor Terry Leers – Suspended
Mondays, 1:15-2:15pm – $5 Members / $10 Non-Member
Qi means “energy” and Gong means “to work with” so simply put Qi Gong means working with the body’s energy. The Spring Forest Qi Gong fitness classes have been developed to be easy and beneficial to practitioners. Similar to Tai Chi, Qi Gong focuses on body posture, movement, breathing, and meditation.

OUTDOOR WALKING GROUPS Leader:  Mark – Suspended
You need to be pre-screened prior to registering.  Participants must be independent with balance and have a steady gait.  May need medical clearance to participate.  Participants meet outside in front of the Center and walk on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Flat surface and gentle or moderate pace. Rain or Shine!

ENHANCE FITNESS   ……… $25 per Month
Approved Kaiser Permanente members can qualify for no fee.

GENTLE YOGA  
Build strength, balance, and flexibility with traditional yoga poses. Shoes are okay to wear. A yoga mat is required to participate..

PING PONG   ……… Free
All levels welcome. Improve your hand-eye coordination in a friendly game and meet new people. Popular all over the world!

SHALLOW WATER FITNESS   ……… $4 Senior / $6 Adults
Dive into fitness with water aerobics!

YOGA FOR ACTIVE SENIORS   ……… $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Yoga can strengthen your core and increase your flexibility, strength, respiration, energy, and vitality. Yoga mat required.

ZUMBA   ……… $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Dance and aerobics combined with wonderful music for improved flexibility, coordination, and balance. Dance your way to better fitness. Enjoy more energy in your day to day life.