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  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
    Earning this credential from the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) verifies that you can safely and effectively teach group fitness classes. This course includes a voucherfor prepaid access to sit for the certifying AFAA GFI Exam upon completion of the course and eligibility.

    This program is on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) for Northern Nevada. Contact Job Opportunities in Nevada (JOIN) to see if you qualify for funding.

    Program details can be found here: AFAA Group Fitness Instructor.

  • Rock Wall Certification
  • Fee: $25.00

    For experienced climbers to be certified or re-certified to use the rock wall. The certification will be by appointment with the rock wall instructor once the student has registered.
    Certifications are valid for two years.


  • Rock Wall: Open Climbing
  • Fee: $99.00
    Dates: 1/22/2024 - 5/16/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Days: M Th
    Sessions: 34
    Building: Fitness Center/Gym
    Instructor: Conner Hite
    This course will teach the basic skills of indoor rock climbing. You will learn how to top rope belay, body position techniques and how to be safe while climbing. We will learn and continuously practice skills throughout the semester. No experience is necessary and all skill levels are welcome. Climbing gear (harness, shoes and belay device) are provided by GBC. Wear stretchy comfortable clothing.
    No class on 2/19, 3/25, or 3/28.

  • Strength Training: Weights
  • Fee: $175.00
    Dates: 1/22/2024 - 5/15/2024
    Times: 12:05 PM - 1:00 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 34
    Building: Fitness Center/Gym
    Instructor: Jennifer Stieger

    Each class begins with a full-body warm-up, followed by a series of strength training exercises executed with dumbbells, kettlebells, and resistance bands. Students will improve muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. The workout can be modified for any fitness level. This class is offered live in the Fitness Center and via Zoom.

    No class on 2/19, 3/25, or 3/27.

  • Tai Chi Ch'uan
  • Fee: $100.00
    Dates: 1/22/2024 - 5/22/2024
    Times: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 36
    Building: Fitness Center/Gym
    Instructor: John Snyder

    Tai Chi is an internal martial art and health exercise which focuses on breathing, physical movement and relaxation. Often called ‘poetry in motion,’ the slow and gentle movements of Tai Chi are excellent for reducing tension and stress and for promoting general health in both body and mind. Tai Chi is non-competitive, self-paced and beginner-friendly. Comfortable clothing and shoes recommended.

    No class on 2/19, 3/25, and 3/27.

  • Yoga Styles
  • Fee: $165.00
    Dates: 1/23/2024 - 5/14/2024
    Times: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 17
    Building: Fitness Center/Gym
    Instructor: Stephanie Davis
    Join us for yoga! Relieve stress, create calm, improve flexibility, promote circulation, stimulate digestion, release toxins, enhance breathing, boost energy, balance hormones, practice mindfulness - the list of benefits from yoga is somewhat endless! Practicing with a group and under the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor is a great way to maximize these benefits.
    This class is appropriate for beginner and intermediate yogis. Classes will be based on participants' interests and needs, and styles will be hatha, vinyasa, restorative and yin, etc. All props provided, although participants may want to bring their own mat (mats are provided as well!).
    No class on 3/26.

  • Youth Karate
  • Fee: $100.00
    Dates: 1/30/2024 - 5/7/2024
    Times: 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 15
    Building: Fitness Center/Gym
    Room: Fitness Center/Gym
    Instructor: Jennifer Stieger

    Students will learn and understand the three main components of Kyokushin, which is a stand-up, full-contact karate: basics (kihon), forms (kata), and sparring (kumite). Physical fitness is a large component of the class, and students will engage in exercises designed to improve strength, endurance, and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Youth Karate is for ages 10 and up.

    No class on 3/26 (Spring Break).

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