Downtown Marion has partnered with the Marion Family YMCA and OhioHealth Marion General Hospital to offer free fitness classes at Founder’s Park, South Main & East Church St., on Saturday’s this summer. The following classes take place from 9 to 10 am:
- July 9 Yoga with Steve Bentley - This class deeply explores the foundation yoga poses and three-part yoga breathing to hold poses through several breaths. This class is for beginners to advanced levels. Bring a mat.
- July 23 Cardio Kickboxing and Body Weight Workout with Dwayne Whitt - Kickboxing inspired workout that includes various striking techniques and a variety of bodyweight exercises designed to increase endurance and stamina. Bring a jump rope.
- August 13 30/30 Blast with Dominick Marocco - Thirty minutes of mixed cardio followed by 30 minutes of toning. Burn some calories and get your day started right. Bring a mat.
- August 27 Drum Fitness with Jennifer McCann - Get a full body workout and release stress in this cardio drumming class that is choreographed and set to music. This class combines drumsticks and an exercise ball to create a fun and upbeat workout that is appropriate for beginners, intermediate and advanced fitness enthusiasts. The class is appropriate for adults and children age 7 and up.
No RSVP is required. Simply show up with the suggested equipment. Instructors are provided by the Marion family YMCA.