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A Fitness Centre membership is not required to join the classes below. 

TO REGISTER:

Phone:  902-457-6420
In Person:  131 Lumpkin Road, Rosaria Student Centre 2nd Floor

Complete Program descriptions are located in the drop down Menu below. 

Body Re-Boot

Small Group Team Training 
2 classes per week:  Wednesdays & Fridays
Exception:  Weeks of Dec. 1 & Dec. 17 are Monday & Wednesday classes.
1:05-1:50pm
8 Weeks, 16 classes for $160.00 (HST included)

Meditation

De-stress and Relax before the holiday rush!
Thursdays, November 15 - December 6
Class Options:  12:10-12:55pm OR 1:10-1:55pm
4 Weeks for just $30.00 (HST included)


Pound

Sweat. Sculpt. Rock!
Tuesdays, November 13 - January 15
*No class December 25 & January 1
8:00-8:45pm
8 Weeks for $52.00 (HST included)


Zumba Toning

High-Def Dance Fitness

Saturday Class:
December 1  - January 19
*No class December 22 & 29
10:15-11:15am
6 Weeks for only $40.00 (HST included)

Wednesday Class:
December 5  - January 16
*No class December 26
7:15-8:15pm
6 Weeks for only $40.00 (HST included)

African Drumming

Experience the power of the African Drum and learn the age old tradition of drumming in a fun and 
relaxed environment.  We will be introduced to the history of the drum, proper sounds and technique. 
All levels are welcome.  Drums will be provided and the focus will be on traditional West African rhythms. 

Instructor: Chris Kennedy

Beginner Class:  CANCELLED

Intermediate Class
Date:  Tuesday, Sept 18– Dec 4 (12 weeks)
Time:  7:05-8:05pm
Fee:   $270 without drum or $210 with drum  (HST inc)
Location:  Rosaria Room 212

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420





African Dance

Check back soon for program offerings.

Come dance with an accomplished Guinean dancer, Mohamed Duranteau and his wife Marielle.
The dynamic duo has been teaching Guinean dance together and performing for audiences of all
ages for the last 12 years, starting in Victoria, BC, then in Montreal, QC and now in Halifax, NS.

They are very eager to share their love for African music and dance with the Halifax community.
Mohamed and Marielle offer you an immersion and a rewarding experience in the culture of Guinea.
 In these classes, you can dive into the rhythm and explore the subtleties of every dance movement. 
Each class begins with an invigorating warm up and continues with dance theory followed by the
repetition of each movement in a diagonal line across the dance floor. No experience needed!



DanceFit

An easy way to get fit AND have fun at the same time! This program will start with basic dance
moves and choreography and build up until you feel confident and accomplished. Every class will
be a workout  but you will forget you are exercising due to the fabulous music and energy of the group. Learn moves from Hip Hop, Bollywood, Disco, Salsa, Merengue and more. This class is for all levels
(even those with ‘two left feet’) so join us to sweat, burn calories, tone, laugh, and de-stress from
your day!


Monday Option:
Free Class September 10

Date:  Mondays, Sep 17 - Nov 26  
*No class Thanksgiving Monday 
Time:  7:10-8:00pm 
Fee:  $65.00 (HST inc)
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio   

Instructor: Melissa Millar



POUND

Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly
effective way of working out. This exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning,
and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, the
workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and
women of all ages and abilities.    

Free Class September 11

Date:  Tuesday, Sep 18 – Nov. 6
Time:  8:00-8:45pm
Fee: $52.00 (HST inc)
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio  

Instructor: Jessica Pettigrew

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420




Zumba Toning

Zumba Toning combines body-sculpting techniques and high-energy dance moves to build strength and tone targeted areas. The class will involve intervals of cardio mixed with moves using light dumbbells. Perfect for those who want to party, but put extra emphasis on toning to define those muscles!

 

Option # 1 - All Levels   
Free class September 12

Date:  Wednesdays, Sept  19 - Nov. 21
Time: 7:15-8:15pm
Fee:  $62.00  (HST inc)
Location:  Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath   

 

Option #2 - All Levels  
Free class September 15

Date:  Saturdays, Sept  22– Nov. 24
Time: 10:15-11:15am
Fee: $62.00  (HST inc)
Location:   Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Room     
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

Meditation

Did you know that anyone can learn to meditate? Did you know that it's not all about quieting your thoughts? And, that meditation has been scientifically shown to help concentration, relieve stress
and much more?  Join this six-week course on mindfulness meditation and you will learn how to
relax your body, let 
go of tension, deal with stress as it happens, focus your attention and tune into
a deeper part of
 who you are! 

Grant has an open and approachable style and applies techniques that have been used for centuries
in a way that is ideal for today's busy lifestyle. This class is suitable for both beginners and those experienced in meditation. 

Instructor: Grant Hatcher

Option #1:
Date:  Thursdays, Nov. 8 - Nov. 29
Time:  12:10-12:55pm
Fee:    $30.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410


Option #2:

Date:  Thursdays, Nov. 8 - Nov. 29
Time:  1:10-1:55pm
Fee:    $30.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420



STOTT Pilates

Focusing on strengthening core muscles of the torso and proper body alignment of the pelvis and
spine, Pilates creates strength, tone and mobility of the abdomen, legs, arms, hips and back. 
It makes you feel great and is perfect for everyone.  

Free Class September 11

Date:      Tuesdays, Sept  18 - Oct 30
Time:      6:00-7:00pm    
Fee:       $87.50 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410
Instructor: Margaret Galloway

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

 


Traditional Yoga

Classes consist of postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and yogic wisdom building both flexibility
and strength in our body, breath and mind.  The ultimate goal of yoga, (according to the Yoga Sutra),
is to calm the fluctuations of the mind and turn inward.

Instructor: Jeannine Saulnier.


Option # 1
Free Class September 12

Date:      Wednesdays, Sep 19 - Dec. 5
Time:      6:30-8:00pm
Fee:       $150.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410


Option # 2
Free Class September 14

Date:      Fridays, Sept  21 - Dec. 7
*No class November 9
Time:      12:05-1:00pm   
Fee:      $100.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

 

Self Defense for Women

The “Women’s Awareness Survival Program” is a 4 hour workshop focusing on proven,
evidence-based tactics. Learn the crucial self-defense skills of  assertiveness, situational
awareness and combat training. Program includes a 60 page PDF resource manual.

Instructed by Johanne and Frank Zinck of BudoCentral Martial Arts

4 Hour Course
Date:  Sunday, October 14
Time:  1:00-5:00pm
Fee:   $40.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio

 

7.5 Hour Course
Date:  Wednesdays, Sep 26 - Oct 24
Time:  7:30-9:00pm
Fee:   $60.00 (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C Room 410

 

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

 

 

Aikido Club

NEW STUDENTS WELCOME! 

A Japanese martial art and a form of practical non-violence. It is performed by blending  with the
motion of the attacker and redirecting the force of the attack rather than opposing it head-on.
Aikido requires very little physical strength. The techniques are completed with various throws
or joint locks.

Free class September 11, 12 & 14
Date: Sept. 18 - Dec. 14
Times:  Tuesdays: 4:15-5:45pm,  Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm &  Fridays 5:30-7:00pm      
Fee:  $140.00 per term  (HST inc)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410          
Instructor:  Graham Fraser

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420



Shotokai Karate

Adult & Youth (Ages 15 yrs & older)
NEW STUDENTS WELCOME!

Shotokai is a non-competitive martial art that empowers people to improve themselves through
practicing Karate-do. The majority of our practice focus on distance, timing and striving for
personal development.  

Instructor: Randy Veinotte; 4th Degree Black Belt in Shotokai

Time & Location:   
Thursdays 7:30 - 8:45pm   
Saturdays 9:15am - 10:30am  
Location:  Mount Fitness Center, Gymnasium

Term Dates:

Free class September 15

Fall Term:  Sept. 20 - Dec. 13

Fall Term Fee:  $160.00 (HST inc)

Full Year: 
Sept. 20 - June 15, 2019, plus
June 16-August 29. This is Summer Session and is only one day per week. Day & Time TBA
Full Year Fee:  $400.00 (HST inc)

*No classes on the following weekends:  Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Family Day (Heritage Day), March Break, Easter, Victoria Day

To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

Pickleball Club 

                 
Join us for Pickleball, one of the fastest growing sports in North America! It is a combination of
tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquet ball. 
Come give it a try! 

Equipment is provided. This is a club format with no instructors.  For ages 18+. 

Location:  The Mount Fitness Centre - Garnet Brown Gymnasium


Fall Session Times: 

Wednesdays: 11:30am-1:30pm
Mondays: 11:30am-1:30pm
Fridays: 11:30am-1:30pm


Drop in Fee: 

Drop In Daily Fee:  $5.00  (HST inc)


Membership Fees:
1 Month Club Membership:  $45.00 (HST inc)
3 Month Club Membership: $125.00 (HST inc)

For additional information or to register, call the Mount Fitness Centre 902-457-6420



Badminton Club

Come out and join other badminton enthusiasts! It is a great way to improve your skills while
 meeting new people, and having a great time! The club is recreational doubles play and open
 to a variety of skill levels. The club welcomes new and returning members.  Join us to play
 badminton in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  For ages 18+. 

Fees include HST.

Tuesday Nights 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Fees:  
Daily Drop In Fee: $8.00 (HST inc)
1 Month Badminton Club Membership:  $45.00 (HST inc)
3 Month Badminton Club Membership:  $125.00 (HST inc)

Location:  The Mount Fitness Centre - A. Garnet Brown Gymnasium


For additional information or to register, call the Mount Fitness Centre 902-457-6420


Body Reboot 

- All levels

Burn fat and build muscle with this equipment-free cardio-and-strength circuit. This team training
program is designed to give you a MEGA boost on your own fitness. Physical assessments are
done at the beginning and end to showcase your progress! 

Classes involve short-but-intense cardio intervals, full-body strength moves, and an extra dose of
ab work helping you slim down your entire body and tighten your tummy. With a dedicated trainer 
focused on a small group of no more than 10 people and providing advice you are guaranteed to
feel better! 

Details:
Date: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from Sept. 17 - Nov. 16
Time: 1:05pm - 1:50pm

Fee

3 times per week:  $230.00
 (HST inc)
2 times per week:  $160.00 (HST inc)

Location:  Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio
Instructor: Brigitte MacInnes

To register, call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420



Transform! 

Check back in Winter 2019 for program offerings

Have you ever:
• reached a plateau in your fitness journey that you don't seem to be able to break through?
• wondered why despite making changes to your diet and exercise you still don't seem to make
  much progress?
• been stuck with a certain mindset that seems to limit your ability to make changes or achieve
  a sense of peace and happiness?

These are just some of the reasons to join Transform! and start seeing results.

Included in this Women's team training program:

• small group of like minded teammates to help guide your transformation.

• before and after assessments for measurable results

• workouts for your body, mind, and spirit

• The Top 10 Ways to be a Happier and Less Stressed Human

• Access to equipment and training tools not available without a trainer


Weekly sessions will include:
• lifestyle coaching, mindfulness training, partner/small group workouts, team facebook group
  for questions & sharing info, ongoing coaching between sessions and additional resources you
  can take home for future reference

• Sample workouts: functional training, body-weight training, yoga, high intensity interval training,
  boxfit and core focused exercise.
     


Change your life for the better in just 10 weeks! 
Space is limited so first come, first served.


Weight Training Programs for Women

Level 1
Have you ever found yourself a little intimidated by the equipment in the weight room?
Wondering just how to get started with weight training when there is so much confusing information
online? This is your chance to learn proper technique and the best way to incorporate basic exercises
 into a program. Presented by an experienced female trainer.

Date:  Thursday, Sep 27 - Oct 18
Time:  7:30 - 8:15pm
Fee:  $42.00
Location:  Mount Fitness Centre Weight Room
Instructor:  Brigitte MacInnes


To Register:

Call the Mount Fitness Centre: 902-457-6420

Mohamed & Marielle Duranteau

Come dance with an accomplished Guinean dancer, Mohamed Duranteau and his wife Marielle. The dynamic duo has been teaching Guinean dance together and performing for audiences of all ages for
the last 12 years, starting in Victoria, BC, then in Montreal, QC and now in Halifax, NS. They are owners of Wontanara Drum & Dance.They are very eager to share their love for African music and dance with the Halifax community.  ~ Exploring West Africa through dance, rhythm and song ~
website: www.wontanaradrumdance.ca
Like us on FB:  www.facebook.com/wontanaradrumdance


Margaret Galloway

With 17 years as a certified Stott Pilates teacher and a Franklin Method Educator, Margaret uses her understanding of the way the body is designed to move to help her students optimize their level of strength and flexibility. In a fun and supportive environment there’s opportunity to progress at a level
that works for each individual!
“Margaret has an exceptional, creative ability to challenge the body in a unique way and her eye for
detail allows her to lead her students to where they need to go, discovering and developing new

strengths and abilities.” K. MacFayden


Trena Graham

Based in Halifax, Trena has been teaching in various classes, dance schools and clubs since 2001,
where she has applied her extensive ballroom and Latin training. She founded Trena’s Dance Studio
in 2006; where she is artistic director, choreographer and teacher.  
She has taught at numerous conventions and festivals across Canada andhas also performed locally
and nationally. and has competed internationally in Pittsburg and Miami with world Bachata champion, Darlin Garcia, where she brought home a bronze medal.  She has also been a local and national judge
for the Atlantic and Canadian Pole Fitness Championships.

Trena focuses primarily on Latin dances such as Salsa and Bachata. Her technique and style are
always impressive but it’s her energy, enthusiasm and engaging smile on the dance floor that are most memorable.

Grant Hatcher

Grant is a certified hypnotherapist and has been teaching meditation throughout Halifax for several
years. He has taught at Dalhousie, NSCC and various meditation studios in the HRM. Grant also
obtained a science degree from The Mount with honours in psychology. He blends traditional meditation techniques in a practical way that is accessible to all participants, regardless of experience or background.   

Cynthia McGrath

As a licensed Zumba Instructor, Cynthia McGrath has 15 years of experience teaching and motivating
in a group setting. She has taught a variety of group fitness classes but has chosen to focus her
energy on teaching Zumba, and Zumba Toning which combines body-sculpting techniques and
high-energy dance moves to build strength and tone targeted areas.


Jeanine Saulnier

Jeannine has been practicing, learning and teaching yoga for over 20 years. She has completed her
500 hour yoga teacher training at the Himalayan Institute and is now a certified Ayurveda consultant. Jeannine teaches a traditional form of yoga. She also has attended numerous trainings and has travelled
to India and experienced an indescribable world of yoga and Ayurveda. She now travels to Portugal to attend satsang with her master, Mooji Baba. She has experience the transformative power of Yoga, Ayurveda and her master’s pointing’s and is now being called to share the light of the heart.


Hayley VanKroonenburg

Hayley started practicing yoga at a young age to compliment her training in martial arts and cheerleading. In 2012, she completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health. Hayley teaches many different styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, and Kripalu. Her favourite things to teach are inversions and arm balances because she loves to be upside down! Hayley likes to keep a
playful style to her teaching and practicing, and hopes to share her love of yoga with everyone who
comes to her class!