Adults Stay Fit at Decatur Rec

Since it is the new year, when many people set fitness goals for themselves, I thought it would be a good time to let you know about some ongoing activities here at Decatur Rec. No time like the present to get out of the house and get moving on cold and dreary days and evenings!

Join Najiyyah Nashid for Africandancercise on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon until 2pm. The class is only $15 a month for Decatur residents and is a fun way to get some exercise while learning some new dance moves. All ages are welcome. Najiyyah has a sparkling personality and you are sure to come away with a big smile! Register at Decatur Rec Center.

Hung Gar Kung Fu is offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 until 9 pm aat Decatur Rec. Hung Gar Kung Fu is a Chinese Martial art based on the movements of five animals. It uses strong postures and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscular and skeletal systems and improve overall health. Register through Decatur Active Living.

Table Tennis is a sport you can play for a lifetime and at the Rec Center all levels of players are welcomed. The group meets this coming Sunday from 10am to 1pm. Decatur residents can join in for free!

Exercise Power Hour began January 3rd and runs through January 28 on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ebster Gym. The class is one hour- 12:30pm until 1:30pm, and includes aerobics, cardio circuits and resistance. For information contact Brenda Roberts 404-371-4999. What a great way to spend the lunch hour!

Interested in shooting hoops? The gym at the Rec Center is open from noon until 3pm daily, so gather up some friends (or come alone and meet some new ones) and head on over for some fun. It’s not only fun but free!

Line Dancing is offered at the Rec Center on Thursdays at 10am and led by instuctor Sylvia Irvin. Line dancing is a fun and healthy was to reduce stress, increase your energy, lower blood pressure and improve muscle tone. It is only $15 a month to join the group.

Interested in learning to Fence? We offer classes on Tuesday and Friday nights for new students as well as more advanced.

For a complete schedule of classes and activities offered by Decatur Active Living, check out the Playbook in the January/February issue of the Decatur FOCUS or stop by the Rec Center to register.

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