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Spring

Body Jam Fitness - 1st & 2nd 8 Week Course
Body jam Fitness is a high energy a modern choreographed group workout tuned to the latest hip hop, house and drum & bass music. Have fun while exercising!

Cardio Conditioning – 2nd 8 Week Course
Cardio conditioning will help students learn to enhance their aerobic conditioning levels through proper heart rate tracking using equipment such as treadmills, recumbent bike, elliptical machines, stair climbers, upper body ergometers and row machines. Students will also participate in exercise complexes to help elevate heart rate and improve endurance.

PENP 141 – Intermediate Golf
This course is designed for the intermediate golfer. By the end of the course, students will know shot making, how to problem solve different shots/lies, be it the fairway, sand trap, putting green, or tee shot. (Class held at Isleta Golf Resort)

Introduction to Fitness – 16 Week and 2nd 8 Week Course
Introduction to Fitness is a self-paced exercise course designed for students to utilize the gym facilities to fit their time constraints. Students will learn, through online labs, various topics that include, fitness, nutrition, heart rate, goal planning and self-awareness & reflection. Students have access to Wellness Center gym facilities, personal training, body fat % testing, nutrition advice, exercise planning, and movement screens by one of our certified personal trainers.

PENP 134 – Beginning Kung Fu - 2nd 8 Week Course
The Beginning Kung Fu class teaches the fundamentals of Kung Fu. This class utilizes traditional training methods designed to develop a sound mind and body. In this class students will develop stances, punches, and kicks that will later be used in the various forms.

PENP 136 - Personal Defense – 1st 8 Week Course
Personal Defense teaches awareness, assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills, safety strategies, and physical techniques that enable someone to successfully escape, resist, and survive violent attacks.

PENP 156 – Pilates 1st 8 Week Course
Exercises are done reclined: prone, supine and side-lying. Breathing, technique and alignment emphasized. Strengthening for abdominals, lower buttocks and pelvic floor as well as arms and legs.

PENP 178 – Stretch & Relax – 1st 8 Week Course
Stretch & Relax is designed to help individuals decrease stress placed on muscles and mind from everyday life. Students will learn a variety of stretching techniques using several pieces of equipment. Students will also learn and develop stress reliving techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing and art therapy.

PENP 101 – Beginning Swimming– 1st 8 Week Course
This course is designed for swimmers with all levels of experience. This course will focus on beginning techniques of swimming, basic swimming skills, and standard swimming strokes such as freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke.

PENP 102 – Intermediate Swimming– 2nd 8 Week Course
This course is designed for the intermediate level swimmer. Swimmers are expected to know the basic of the freestyle stroke, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. The course will focus on general conditioning and improving stroke techniques. Demonstrate proper form and technique in all four competitive strokes. It is preferable that students take PENP 101 prior to this class. Classes held at Belen High School Natatorium

PENP 130– Tai Chi Chuan – 16 Week Course
Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.click here

PENP 114 – Weight Training and Physical Conditioning – 1st 8 Week Course
Students will understand basic muscles, warm-up/stretching routines, and begin a weight training program for development of strength, power, hypertrophy, endurance, or weight loss. Students will learn to develop a strength training program based on individualized goals and use of a one repetition maximum. Students will also participate in body fat % testing methods and BMI.

PENP 115 – Intermediate Weight Training – 2nd 8 Week Course
Students will take a deeper understanding of proper exercises and will learn to develop proper form and knowledge of the squat, deadlift, pull-up, bench press and other fundamental core exercises. The students will learn to develop a comprehensive individualized weight training program to meet their specific needs. It is preferable that student take PENP 114 prior to taking this class.

PENP 165 – Yoga – 1st 8 week Course
Class begins with relaxation and breath awareness. Practice continues with a variation of Surya Namaskar (sun salutation: a moving sequence of postures), as well as standing postures. Detailed alignment is emphasized. Improves Joint stability, strength and flexibility and balance.

PENP 166 – Intermediate Yoga – 2nd 8 Week Course
A more challenging Surya Namaskar (sun salutation), and standing poses are practiced, including backbends and inversions. This class is intended to build on the first eight week yoga course. Yoga experience is recommended.

Restorative Yoga – 2nd 8 Week Course
Restorative Yoga is the Practice of deep relaxation. Reclined therapeutic postures are supported and held in stillness for approximately 10 minutes each. A restful, and stress relieving practice.

Zumba – 1st & 2nd 8 Week Course
ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin and International music / dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.


Summer

Boot Camp Fitness is a high intensity interval training designed for all fitness levels to learn and engage in exercises not typically done in a weight room. These functional training exercises are proven to enhance muscle strength and endurance and cardiovascular endurance while having fun. This program is open for anyone of any fitness level. Students wanting to go into the military, police or fire academies are encouraged to take this course to help prepare for the physical assessments.

Students will learn creative hands-on ways to train using balls, tubing, foam rollers, straps, and more. Students will engage in a variety of exercise techniques using these items to gain flexibility, core strength, and muscle endurance.

PENP 141 – Intermediate Golf
This course is designed for the intermediate golfer. By the end of the course, students will know shot making, how to problem solve different shots/lies, be it the fairway, sand trap, putting green, or tee shot. (Class held at Isleta Golf Resort)

Introduction to Fitness is a self-paced exercise course designed for students to utilize the gym facilities to fit their time constraints. Students will learn, through online labs, various topics that include, fitness, nutrition, heart rate, goal planning and self-awareness & reflection. Students have access to Wellness Center gym facilities, personal training, body fat % testing, nutrition advice, exercise planning, and movement screens by one of our certified personal trainers.

PENP 134 – Beginning Kung Fu
The Beginning Kung Fu class teaches the fundamentals of Kung Fu. This class utilizes traditional training methods designed to develop a sound mind and body. In this class students will develop stances, punches, and kicks that will later be used in the various forms.

PENP 130– Tai Chi Chuan
Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

ZUMBA®

Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music / dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.


Fall

PENP 140 – Beginning Golf – 2nd 8 Week Course
This course uses lectures, demonstrations, and practice time to teach the basic skills needed to play a round of golf, with an emphasizes on principles of the full swing, the chip, the putt, basic rules of play, equipment, golf etiquette, safety, and golf terminology. (Class held at Isleta Golf Resort)

Body Jam Fitness - 1st & 2nd 8 Week Course
Body jam Fitness is a high energy a modern choreographed group workout tuned to the latest hip hop, house and drum & bass music. Have fun while exercising!

Cardio Conditioning – 2nd 8 Week Course
Cardio conditioning will help students learn to enhance their aerobic conditioning levels through proper heart rate tracking using equipment such as treadmills, recumbent bike, elliptical machines, stair climbers, upper body ergometers and row machines. Students will also participate in exercise complexes to help elevate heart rate and improve endurance.

Introduction to Fitness – 16 Week and 2nd 8 Week Course
Introduction to Fitness is a self-paced exercise course designed for students to utilize the gym facilities to fit their time constraints. Students will learn, through online labs, various topics that include, fitness, nutrition, heart rate, goal planning and self-awareness & reflection. Students have access to Wellness Center gym facilities, personal training, body fat % testing, nutrition advice, exercise planning, and movement screens by one of our certified personal trainers.

PENP 134 – Beginning Kung Fu - 2nd 8 Week Course
The Beginning Kung Fu class teaches the fundamentals of Kung Fu. This class utilizes traditional training methods designed to develop a sound mind and body. In this class students will develop stances, punches, and kicks that will later be used in the various forms.

PENP 136 - Personal Defense – 1st 8 Week Course
Personal Defense teaches awareness, assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills, safety strategies, and physical techniques that enable someone to successfully escape, resist, and survive violent attacks.

PENP 156 – Pilates 1st 8 Week Course
Exercises are done reclined: prone, supine and side-lying. Breathing, technique and alignment emphasized. Strengthening for abdominals, lower buttocks and pelvic floor as well as arms and legs.

PENP 178 – Stretch & Relax – 1st 8 Week Course
Stretch & Relax is designed to help individuals decrease stress placed on muscles and mind from everyday life. Students will learn a variety of stretching techniques using several pieces of equipment. Students will also learn and develop stress reliving techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing and art therapy.

PENP 101 – Beginning Swimming– 1st 8 Week Course
This course is designed for swimmers with all levels of experience. This course will focus on beginning techniques of swimming, basic swimming skills, and standard swimming strokes such as freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke.

PENP 102 – Intermediate Swimming– 2nd 8 Week Course
This course is designed for the intermediate level swimmer. Swimmers are expected to know the basic of the freestyle stroke, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. The course will focus on general conditioning and improving stroke techniques. Demonstrate proper form and technique in all four competitive strokes. It is preferable that students take PENP 101 prior to this class. Classes held at Belen High School Natatorium

PENP 130– Tai Chi Chuan – 16 Week Course
Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

PENP 114 – Weight Training and Physical Conditioning – 1st 8 Week Course
Students will understand basic muscles, warm-up/stretching routines, and begin a weight training program for development of strength, power, hypertrophy, endurance, or weight loss. Students will learn to develop a strength training program based on individualized goals and use of a one repetition maximum. Students will also participate in body fat % testing methods and BMI.

PENP 115 – Intermediate Weight Training – 2nd 8 Week Course
Students will take a deeper understanding of proper exercises and will learn to develop proper form and knowledge of the squat, deadlift, pull-up, bench press and other fundamental core exercises. The students will learn to develop a comprehensive individualized weight training program to meet their specific needs. It is preferable that student take PENP 114 prior to taking this class.

PENP 165 – Yoga – 1st 8 week Course
Class begins with relaxation and breath awareness. Practice continues with a variation of Surya Namaskar (sun salutation: a moving sequence of postures), as well as standing postures. Detailed alignment is emphasized. Improves Joint stability, strength and flexibility and balance.

PENP 166 – Intermediate Yoga – 2nd 8 Week Course
A more challenging Surya Namaskar (sun salutation), and standing poses are practiced, including backbends and inversions. This class is intended to build on the first eight week yoga course. Yoga experience is recommended.

Restorative Yoga – 2nd 8 Week Course
Restorative Yoga is the Practice of deep relaxation. Reclined therapeutic postures are supported and held in stillness for approximately 10 minutes each. A restful, and stress relieving practice.

Zumba – 1st & 2nd 8 Week Course
ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin and International music / dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.