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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

Fall registration starts August 26!  

Register for your program by calling 902-457-6420

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

African Drumming

Rhythm, energy, teamwork, coordination! Improve these and more in African Drumming with a teacher who brings experience and knowledge of traditional West African Rhythms.  In a fun and relaxed environment, you will learn the history of the drum, proper sounds and drumming technique.  Drums will be provided if you do not have one.

Instructor: Chris Kennedy

Beginner Class
Date: Tuesday, September 24 - October 29 (6 weeks)
Time:  6:00-7:00pm

Fee:   
With Drum: $91.30 (plus HST)   
Without Drum:  $117.40 (plus HST) 

Location: Rosaria Room 212
To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420


Intermediate Class
Date: Tuesday, September 17 - December 3 (12 weeks)
Time:  7:05-8:05pm

Fee:   
With Drum: $182.60  (plus HST)   
Without Drum: $234.78  (plus HST)   

Location:  Rosaria Room 212
To Register:  Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420


DanceFit

Better cardio fitness, huge calorie burn, improved mental and emotional wellbeing! What else could you ask for in a workout? Learn basic moves from Bollywood, Broadway, Latin, Hip Hop and more and leave with a huge smile. This is NOT a class full of complicated moves. Just move, have fun and de-stress. Whether you are a student, a parent, a retiree or anyone else you are going to feel the positive effects of dancing!

“I love this class. Keep doing what you do. I would do 2 times a week if I could!” – participant

Date:  Mondays, September 16 - December 2
*No class on Oct 14, Nov 11
Time: 7:10 - 8:00pm
Fee: $61.00 plus HST   
Location: Mount Fitness Centre Exercise Studio
Instructor: Melissa Millar
To Register: Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420


POUND 

An exhilarating full body workout using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks. Pound transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of exercising. This unique class blends cardio, strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels the workout is easily modifiable and the welcoming vibe appeals to men and women of all ages.

“Pound was awesome! Great way to get out stress by pounding drumsticks!” –Former student participant

Date:  Tuesday, September 17 - November 19
Time:  8:00-8:45pm
Fee: $61.00 (plus HST)
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio  
Instructor: Jessica Pettigrew
To Register: Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420


Zumba STEP FUSION!

Get ready to smile your way to healthy with this new twist on fitness! This class is half ZUMBA dance fitness (taking the ‘work’ out of workout and having a calorie burning party!) AND half classic STEP aerobics (basic to intermediate level routines). Sweat your way out of any stressful day with these guaranteed calorie-burning workouts. Perfect if you are new to fitness OR for those who are devoted followers of ZUMBA and STEP. This experienced and motivating instructor will hook you with her energizing music and moves!  Maximum 20 participants!

Date: Sundays, September 15 - November 3
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Fee: $47.00 (plus HST) 
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio  
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath
To Register: Call the Mount Fitness Centre at 902-457-6420

Maximum = 20 participants


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 - Wednesdays 

Term 1:
Date: Wednesdays, September 11 - October 23

Time: 7:15-8:15pm 
Fee: $42.00 (plus HST)   
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath

Term 2:
Date: Wednesdays, November 6 - December 18
Time: 7:15-8:15pm 
Fee: $42.00 (plus HST)   
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath


Option #2 - 
Saturdays

Term 1:
Date: Saturdays, September 14 - October 26

Time: 10:20-11:20am 
Fee: $42.00 (plus HST) 
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Room 
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath

Term 2:
Date: Saturdays, November 9 - December 14
Time: 10:20-11:20am 
Fee: $36.00 (plus HST) 
Location: Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Room 
Instructor: Cynthia McGrath


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

Maximum = 20 participants

Pilates for Everyone

Do you want to feel strong, challenged, and energized after every workout? Start with this class where you can expect a broad range of mat and vertical exercises. With a concentration on core strength and stability, this class incorporates all the fundamental principles of a Pilates movement system into exciting and flowing sequences. The work encourages and supports strength, mobility, stability, balance, breath, concentration, stamina, and flexibility

Date: Thursday, September 26 - November 14
Time: 7:15-8:15pm
Fee: $95.00 (plus HST)
Location: Evaristus Hall, C410
Instructor: Sally Morgan


Pilates on the Ball

Using stability balls as our central prop for class, we will work on stabilizing and strengthening the deep core cylinder muscles that support our spine. This class will help to develop your breath, strength, mobility, balance, and proprioception. See the results through improved posture, body/mind awareness, muscle recruitment and overall physical performance.

Date: Wednesday, September 18 - November 6
Time: 1:10-1:55pm
Fee: $95.00 (plus HST)
Location: Evaristus Hall, C410
Instructor: Sally Morgan


Traditional Yoga

Jeannine’s yoga classes consist of postures, breath practice, guided relaxation and guided meditation. Her greatest focus is to teach a yoga practice that will promote health and lead to harmony and alignment with one’s innermost being.

Instructor: Jeannine Saulnier 

Wednesday Option:
Date:      Wednesdays, September 18 - December 4
Time:      6:30-8:00pm
Fee:       $130.44  (plus HST)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410


Friday Option:
Date:      Fridays, September 20 - December 6
Time:     12:05-1:00pm   
Fee:       $88.00 (plus HST)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410

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


Yoga for Stress Reduction

A gentle yet flowing class that incorporates breath work, asana poses and restorative practice. We will take the time to listen to the body’s cues and build towards developing physical, emotional, mental awareness while balancing and supporting nervous system regulation. Appropriate for all levels.
Instructor: Sally Morgan

Term 1:
Date:      Thursday, September 26 - October 31
Time:      5:45-7:00pm
Fee:       $68.00  (plus HST)
Location:  Evaristus 4C, Room 410

Term 2:
Date:      Thursday, November 7 - December 12
Time:     5:45-7:00pm  
Fee:       $68.00 (plus HST)
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. 

*Age 13-15:  Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian registered for the program.

*Ages 16-17:  a parent/guardian must complete an Informed Consent Registration Form allowing participation.

Instructed by: Johanne and Frank Zinck of BudoCentral Martial Arts.

Option 1:  4 Hour Workshop
Date:  Sunday, November 3
Time:  1:00-5:00pm
Fee:   $40.00 (plus HST)
Location:  Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio

Option 2:  8 Hour Workshop
Date:  Monday, September 9 - 30
(No class Oct 14)
Time:  7:00-9:00pm
Fee:   $55.00 (plus HST)
Location:  Evaristus C410

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



Aikido Club

NEW STUDENTS WELCOME ALL YEAR LONG! 

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.  This program is for all levels.

FALL SESSION
Date: September 11 - December 13

Times:  
Mondays (starting Oct 7): 7:00-8:30pm
Tuesdays (Sept 17, 24, Oct 1 ONLY): 4:00-5:30pm,  
Wednesdays: 8:10-9:30pm 
& Fridays: 5:30-7:30pm  

Fee:  $108.70  (plus HST)
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.  For ages 15 +

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

Fall Term
September 19 - December 14
Thursdays 7:30 - 8:45pm   
Saturdays 9:15 - 10:30am  
Location:  Mount Fitness Center, Gymnasium
Fee:  $141.00 (plus HST)

Full Year Dates:
September 19 - August 27, 2020
Thursdays 7:30 - 8:45pm   
Saturdays 9:15 - 10:30am  
*Note:  Classes reduced to once per week in the summer

Fee: $400.00 (plus HST)
(Full year selection can be paid in four installments: Sept 19, Nov 19, Feb 19, May 19)

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+. 

FALL SESSION:
September 6 - December 13, 2019

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

*Exception: When we host our PD day camps (click here for dates) throughout the year, the time will be 11:45am - 1:15pm and the fee will be $4.00.  Advanced notice will be provided.


Fees: 
Daily Drop In Fee:  $4.35 plus HST ($5.00 HST inc)
1 Month Membership: $39.13 (plus HST)
3 Month Membership: $108.70 (plus HST)

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

Tuesday Nights 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Fees:  
Daily Drop In Fee: $6.96 plus HST ($8.00 HST inc)
1 Month Badminton Club Membership:  $39.13 (plus HST)
3 Month Badminton Club Membership:  $108.70 (plus HST)

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

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

Agility Training

Do you play a sport and wish you could improve your speed, agility & power? Or maybe you just want to train like an athlete for overall fitness benefits? This specialized program with two trainers will focus on developing the components that are consistent with reacting to unpredictable situations. Including use of the Vertimax Athletic Training platform with a pulley system designed for vertical jump and speed training (among many other exercises). Also included are assessments to measure participants’ starting and ending abilities. Great for tennis, soccer, basketball, pickleball athletes and enthusiasts, alike. Challenge yourself during this special 6 week INTRODUCTORY TRIAL and feel the results!

Instructors/Personal Trainers:  Brigitte MacInnes & Eric Skinner


Date: Fridays, September 20 - October 25
Time:  6:05 - 6:45am
Fee:  $70.00 (plus HST)

Located in the Mount Fitness Centre,  AGB Gymnasium


Fit in Fitness - Women Only

Did you know - only 90 minutes per week can make a huge difference in our fitness: physical, emotional, and mental!  In this women only program, not only will you get a great workout twice a week, but your knowledge will be enhanced through in class handouts on relevant topics. We’ll provide pre & post fitness tests, so you can feel proud of the accomplishments you are making. Included is access to a private Facebook group and mini challenges throughout to keep you on your toes. The best part is you’ll be part of a small team working with a knowledgeable, friendly, and relatable trainer to ensure that you feel supported and successful.

Date:  October 3 - November 21

Twice per week:
Mondays: 5:40-6:40pm in the Evaristus C410
Thursdays: 5:40-6:10pm in the Mount Fitness Centre, Conditioning Centre

Fee:  $115.00  (plus HST)
Instructors/Personal Trainers: Stacey McKay

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


Body Reboot

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!

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, September 16 - November 20
Time: 1:10pm - 1:55pm

Fees:  
3 times per week:  $250.00 (plus HST)
2 times per week:  $180.00 (plus HST)
Location:  Mount Fitness Centre, Exercise Studio
Instructor: Brigitte MacInnes

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



Balance & Stretch Training

This class will target specific areas of functional fitness that are necessary for a full and balanced life.  This program will utilize equipment such as the BOSU, resistance bands and toning balls, as well as your own body weight, making it perfect for people wanting a less intense workout. With two Personal Trainers and limited enrollment, you will get personalized attention and hands on assistance making this a class for everyone and every body.  Come workout with us and you will strengthen your body, improve your balance and leave the class feeling calm, centered and full of Om.

Instructors/Personal Trainers:  Brigitte MacInnes & Eric Skinner

Date: Sundays, September 22 - November 3
No class October 13
Time:  9:00 - 9:45am
Fee:  $70.00 (plus HST)

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

Backstage Pass - Fitness Edition

Think you don’t belong at a gym? Don’t know how to get started? This starter program includes 5 small group classes PLUS a one-on-one session with the trainer for each participant to get a personalized fitness program to do on your own.  The classes will take you behind the scenes of our Fitness Centre to find out all the basics before you join or commit to an exercise plan. The cast includes a like-minded team of people to keep you motivated and accountable and we’ll provide you with the script for what to do & say, where to go, and how to plan.  Topics include Weight Room etiquette, strength & endurance training, cardio training, gym equipment, Group Fitness classes, exercise program planning, and exercise safety tips. 

Date: Fridays, September 27 - October 25
Time: 12:10-12:55pm
Fee: $70.00 (plus HST)
Location: Mount Fitness Centre Exercise Studio
Instructor: Terri Roberts


Women on Weights - WOW

This is your chance to learn proper technique and the best way to incorporate basic strength exercises into a program. By the end you will be familiar with all the equipment in our centre so you can be confident working out on your own! 

Date: Wednesday, September 25 - October 16
Time: 6:15-7:00pm
Fee: $47.00 (plus HST)
Location: Mount Fitness Centre Conditioning Centre
Instructor: Brigitte MacInnes



To Register:

Call the Mount Fitness Centre: 902-457-6420

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

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.