Alternative Exercise

Alternative Exercise

  • Energy Dance

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Hate the thought of exercising but know you should? Try Energy Dance. This class offers a dance workout, set to a variety of musical styles, that is open to everyone no matter what your fitness level or age. The choreographed dance routines are designed to get the body moving and the heart pumping.  The dance

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  • Hatha Yoga Tuesday

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    This is a relaxing and friendly class that offers lots of modifications so you can tailor each yoga pose to your own needs. Through this class, you’ll connect with your inner rhythm, increase physical strength and flexibility, improve balance and coordination, reduce stress, and develop resilience to help you cope with the everyday ups and

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  • Hatha Yoga Thursday

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    In this all-levels yoga class, you’ll connect breath with mindful movement. You’ll explore various yoga poses, both relaxing and challenging for you. You’ll connect with your inner rhythm, increase physical strength and flexibility, improve balance and coordination, reduce stress, and develop resilience to help you cope with the everyday ups and downs. You’ll bring your body, mind, and spirit

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  • Bedtime Yoga (Yin Yoga)

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    To calm your body and mind, this class offers gentle movements and supported restorative poses. The focus is on breathing, mind-body connection and relaxation to prepare you for a restful night. A great way to decompress and unwind!

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  • Chronic Pain

    • Program Type:
    • Requires aqua fitness membership or drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This program is a building block to the Aqua Therapy program and includes a warm up, stretching, mobility exercises, flexibility and a warm down.          

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  • Tai Chi

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This is a gentle, peaceful way to tone and strengthen your body, as well as improve concentration, coordination and balance. Intermediate Level 9:00 – 10:00 am Beginner Level 10:00 – 11:00 am.

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  • Aqua Therapy

    • Program Type:
    • Requires aqua fitness membership or drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This program is a building block to the Aqua – Lite program and includes a warm up, stretching, mobility exercises, flexibility, toning, light cardio (water walking) and a warm down.  This program is ongoing throughout the year and clients can participate in one class per day. For more information, see staff or call 613-564-1027.  

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  • Yoga for Persons with a Visual Impairment

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Designed for adults who have a visual impairment or low vision, an all-levels Hatha Yoga class allows each person to start where they find themselves most comfortable, and strive for growth in their strength, endurance and flexibility in both body and mind in a positive, nurturing environment.

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  • Yoga

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Various stretching, breathing techniques and concentration exercises are used to improve body functions leading to greater confidence and relaxation skills.

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  • Winter Registration Opens November 27 @ 12:00 p.m.

    Don't miss out on your favourite programs!

    Winter program registration will open on November 27th @ 12:00 p.m.

    Register online or in person at the front desk.

  • Youth Night – November 23rd

    Movie Theatre Night!
    Lights Camera…..ACTION! Join us for movie night!!! BYO-Blanket!

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