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New Group Fitness Classes Begin at CMMC Health and Fitness Center

Central Maine Medical Center's Health and Fitness Center is offering the following group exercise programs beginning October 29:

Cardio Sculpt - This ongoing series combines low-impact moves with weight training targeting major muscle groups while addressing hard to reach spots. The routine includes extensive floor work. Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Ian Barclay.

Core and Sweat - This ongoing series lead by Ian Barclay features weight training that targets major muscle groups while addressing hard to reach spots. The routine includes extensive floor work. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Functional Fitness - Learn to increase both core and upper body strength and improve the stability of abdominal and low back muscles. Participants will discover how to prevent injury due to improper body mechanics and repetitive motion. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Happy Hearts - A class designed for people with a "cardiac event" history -- including angioplasty, stents, heart attack, cardiac arrest, valve surgery,coronary artery bypass, stable angina, and transplants -- who have completed a cardiac rehabilitation program and are looking for a "maintenance" program. The class includes general supervision and individual, independent cardiovascular and strength training. It also incorporates group weight training and self-safety skills. The instructor is Sue Driscoll. Mondays, Wednesdays andFridays at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Mom's Power Hour - New and expecting moms can get and stay fit with this cardio, resistance and stretching routine. Designed especially for muscular conditioning and endurance in preparation for labor, delivery, and post-partum recovery. Instructor is Brandi Eastman. Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Personal Fitness - Begins with a one-on-one evaluation and program development session with a personal health counselor, then progresses to a structured group exercise plan. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Pilates - This ongoing class challenges the trouble areas: hips, thighs, and triceps, as well as the abdominal and back "core" areas. Most exercises are performed on a mat. Mats and light weights are provided. Thursdays from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., with Jen Swift.

Power Plus - Weight training and simple cardio moves that incorporate every muscle group to elevate metabolism and burn fat. The results are lean muscles, not bulk.Gentle cool down includes yoga stretch. This ongoing class is led by Rick Jalbert. Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Step Aerobics - A heart-pumping, muscle-moving workout that alternates step with muscle work. Led by Sue Driscoll, this cardio workout is a head-to-toe bodystrengthener. Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

T'N'T - Come "tone n' tighten" those problem areas in this new class with instructor Lin Bourque. Class will focus exclusively on the hips, thighs, gluteals, abdominals, and waist. The results: a well-defined, shapely and toned lowerbody and midsection. Saturdays from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Trimnastics -- A low-impact, total-body circuit workout targeting all major muscle groups. Tone muscles and burn calories in this exciting class, led by instructor Lin Bourque. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Yoga -- Certified yoga instructor Marcy Covey leads this series of yoga classes. Participants will learn to center and balance themselves through poses, breathing exercises, meditation, and relaxation. Tuesdays from 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Zumba - This Latin-inspired dance exercise program uses a variety of basic dance styles set to international music such as merengue, salsa, and reggaeton. Using principles of aerobic-fitness interval training and resistance training, Zumba is great for burning calories (up to 500 per class) while sculpting and toning the body. This eight-week program is led by Cynthia Nicholas. Mondays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. beginning October 29.

All programs are offered in the CMMC Health and Fitness Center, 12 High Street Medical Office Building, Lewiston.

Fees are assessed for participation in these programs and must be paid prior to beginning the program. Class registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Membership in the CMMC Health and Fitness Center is open to the public.

Call 795-2473 to register or to obtain more information. Information is also available through the Events Calendar at www.cmmc.org