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Community Education and Recreation offers various fitness classes taught by experienced instructors. Classes are held at Lincoln Community Center, as well as other local businesses in the Mankato area.

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Fitness Classes

Cardio Body Training

Cardio Body Training
Instructor: Nicole Crosby
A fun filled class that incorporates HIIT, circuit training and tabata to give your body a dynamic all-over workout. Challenge your body in a whole new way. Make sure to bring a water bottle and yoga mat to class.
Session 1: Wednesdays, January 9 - February 13, 5:45 - 6:40 pm
Session 2: Wednesdays, February 27 - April 17, 5:45 - 6:40 pm
No class April 10

Exercise is Medicine for Low Back Pain

Instructor: Theresa Sedivy
This exercise class is taught by an experienced ACSM EIM-certified instructor. In this class you will use body weight exercises to improve core strength, endurance, and flexibility which will ease low back pain.
Session 1: Saturdays, March 9 - March 30, 10:00 - 11:00 am
Session 2: Saturdays, April 6 - April 27, 10:00 - 11:00 am

Full Body Fitness

Instructor: Tia Dupont
Looking to start your day off right? Come in for the morning class to get a full body workout before the work day begins! With a mixture of body weight and resistance exercises no class will be the same. Each class can be modified and set to your own pace. Individuals of all fitness levels welcome!
Session 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 7 - February 27, 6:00 - 6:50 am
Session 2: Mondays and Wednesdays, March 4 - May 1, 6:00 - 6:50 am
No class March 25 and 27.


PiYo at Curves.
Instructor: Amy Rykhus
Combine the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga. Define yourself! Make sure to bring a water bottle and yoga mat to class.
Session 1: Mondays, January 7 - February 11, 5:15 - 5:50 pm
Session 2: Saturdays, January 12 - February 16, 9:00 - 9:40 am
Session 3: Mondays, February 18 - April 1, 5:15 - 5:50 pm
Session 4: Saturdays, February 23 - March 30, 9:00 - 9:40 am

Tai Chi

Introduction to Yang Style Tai Chi
Instructor: Matthew Lauters
You will learn basic Yang style Tai Chi to get you ready for the Tai Chi form.
Session 1: Wednesdays, February 20 - March 20, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Session 2: Wednesdays, March 27 - April 24, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Tai Chi for Seniors
Instructor: Sandra Walberg
Easy to learn and enjoyable to do. Tai Chi is a combination of standing, flowing exercises that have a beneficial impact on the health of your heart, bones, nerves, muscles, immune system, and the mind.
Session 1: Mondays, February 4 - February 25, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Session 2: Tuesdays, February 5 - February 26, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Weekend Warrior

Instructor: Tia Dupont
Busy during the week? A Saturday morning class is perfect for you! A different workout every week will keep you on your toes and keep your body working. Participants of all fitness levels welcome! Each workout can be modified and suited specially to you!
Saturdays, January 5 - February 23, 1:00 - 2:00 pm


Yoga For Every Body
Instructor: Mona Ceniceros
Mona Ceniceros celebrates 25 years sharing health benefits of traditional yoga though District 77 Community Education.
Beginners classes: for people of all fitness levels to learn the foundations of yoga. 
All levels classes: for students who have had beginners and feel confident to practice with experienced students of various abilities.
Beginners: Tuesdays, Febuary 19 - April 9, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
All Levels: Tuesdays, February 19 - April 9, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Gentle Flow Lunchtime Yoga
Instructor: Lynn Rozen
Need a little more movement in your life this winter? Would you like a break from work for some stretching, gentle movement, and relaxation that leaves you feeling refreshed by does not require a shower?
Fridays, January 11 - February 15, 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Yoga for Pregnancy
Instructor: Lynn Rozen
Enjoy a gentle yoga class especially for pregnancy. Class includes stretching, strengthening, breathing, and relaxation techniques. Yoga is safe and effective way to care for your body and lower your stress during pregnancy. Each class is tailored to your individual needs. No prior yoga experience needed.
Saturdays, January 19 - February 23, 3:30 - 4:40 pm
Family Yoga
Instructor: Lynn Rozen
Get out, get moving, have fun and relax as a family this winter with Yoga! Try this new Family Yoga class at Lincoln Community Center on the second Saturday of each month. Class will include simple yoga postures and yoga activities designed to engage both kids and parents. Class is most appropriate for kids 5 - 11. Parents attend free with their child or children.
Saturdays January 12, February 9, and March 9, 2:30 - 3:15 pm


Fun joyful Latin inspired fitness class. Get ready to party yourself into shape with this easy to follow calorie burning dance fitness party.
Zumba at Lincoln Community Center
Instructor: Cherry Chen
Session 1: Thursdays, January 10 - February 14, 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Session 2: Thursdays, February 21 - March 21, 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Session 3: Thursdays, April 4 - May 2, 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Zumba at Curves
Instructor: Curves Staff
Session 1: Tuesdays, January 8 - February 12, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Session 2: Tuesdays, February 19 - April 2, 7:00 - 8:00 pm


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Mankato Area Public Schools
Community Education & Recreation
110 Fulton Street
Mankato, Minnesota  56001
507-387-4770 fax