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Recognizing that women have specific needs when it comes to health and wellness, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day was established in 2002 and is celebrated every year on the last Wednesday of September. This year we will celebrate on September 28. National Women’s Health and Fitness Day shines a spotlight reminding women to take time to focus on their health.

Ways you can focus on your health would be scheduling your yearly Well Woman Exam or picking up a new health or fitness activity. Denton Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs and workshops for Health and Wellness including but not limited to group exercise classes, nature walks, fitness assessments, and a variety of wellness workshops. Stop by one of City of Denton Parks and Recreation centers to grab a free week pass and join us for a group exercise class on September 28.

Group Exercise classes being offered on September 28

Les Mills BODYPUMP

A barbell workout for anyone looking to get toned and fit fast! Build strength using a light to moderate weighted barbell, free weights, and body weight exercises.

North Lakes Rec Center at 8:30 a.m.

ZUMBA GOLD

Zumba Gold is a lower-intensity/low-impact Zumba workout modified for active older adults.

Denton Senior Center at 9:00 a.m.

Les Mills CORE

Build Strength, stability and endurance in the muscles that support your core, improve balance, assist injury prevention. Featuring floor and standing exercises with resistance tubes, weight plates, and bodyweight moves like crunches, and hovers.

North Lakes Rec Center at 12:15 p.m.

CHAIR YOGA

A series of gentle seated and standing yoga poses designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. A chair is used for standing support and posture alignment. Close-toed shoes are required the duration of this mat-free class.

Denton Senior Center at 1:30 p.m.

ZUMBA 

Zumba takes the “work” out of workout, by mixing low and high intensity moves for a calorie-burning dance-fitness party.

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North Lakes Rec Center at 6:00 p.m.

SENIOR MAT YOGA

A series of mat yoga poses designed specifically for seniors to increase spinal flexibility, balance, core strength, and hip mobility.

Denton Senior Center at 6:00 p.m.

CYCLE YOGA

Burn calories and relieve stress all in one workout. Ride 40-minutes of high energy cardio training on a stationary bike followed by a 20-minute practice of yoga on a mat. Improve cardio endurance, strength, and flexibility, while burning 550 to 750 calories per class!

North Lakes Rec Center at 6:30 p.m.

Source: City of Denton

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