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Women’s Cardio Boxing offered

Cardio boxing uses the fundamentals of boxing to achieve an intense cardio workout. Participants will strike a heavy bag during the class which will require wraps and gloves (purchased by the participant). Drills incorporating jabs, crosses, hooks, and uppercuts will ensure the cardiovascular system is challenged, while pushups, sit-ups, squats, lunges, and running will tone and trim the body. Jumps and the class but can be modified or eliminated if required/desired.

This class is for women of all levels of fitness but participants must be able to move from the floor to a standing position without assistance. This class is 45 minutes; participants are requested to bring water, towel and dress to work out. Classes will be Tuesday & Thursday at 5:00 a.m. at the Deuce Fitness Room, Suite # 5, 150 North Yucca Street.

 

BARRE Fusion classes open

BARRE Fusion is a fun class incorporating ballet, Pilates, and yoga. This class will change the shape of your body and give you visible results!

Participants are encouraged to remove their shoes and experience the full extension of their muscles. (Barre shoes or sticky socks will also work. Workout shoes prevent the foot from achieving its full extension.) A typical class will use pleas, releves, isometric holds, and core strengthening work. This class is a full hour and works every part of the body. Although it looks easy – it isn’t.

This class is designed for women who want a long, lean look. Light weights are available for use. Participants are requested to bring water and a towel. This class promotes a mind/body connection, a graceful and fluid approach to working out, and laughter. There’s nothing better than knowing that everyone in the room is working hard but is smiling while doing it! BARRE Fusion is the best. Classes will be Monday & Wednesday at 5:00AM at the Deuce Fitness Room, Suite # 5, 150 North Yucca Street. The evening class schedule will go as followed; Tuesday & Thursday 5:30PM. There are fees for these classes, please inquire with the Recreation Center.

 

Youth Flag Football registration ends Sunday

Youth Fall Flag Football is scheduled to begin September 15, 2014, for BOYS and GIRLS ages 4 – 8 years old. The deadline to register is August 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Registrations are being taken now. Organized practices will be on Monday evenings and games will be played on Wednesday evenings.

If spots are available after the registration deadline, those wanting to fill the available positions will be charged a late sign-up fee per spot. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

“The purpose of youth programs in the City of Mesquite Recreation & Parks Department is to guide boys and girls through an organized program,” said Zach Robison, Recreation Coordinator. “Youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation. The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude.”

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

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