Community Programs Open to All of Dexter

All of Dexter is invited to join Dr. Kathryn Harmes at the Dexter Wellness Center THIS THURSDAY as she presents evidence based finding on the nature of vaccines. This FREE event is open to the public, but space is limited, so call 734-580-2500 to reserve your seat. The Truth of Vaccines will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 27 with a Question & Answer session concluding the workshop.

Interested in learning more about health and wellness? Great! The Dexter Wellness Center strives to provide our community with a variety of recreational programming in addition to our general membership offerings. These Community Programs may include educational workshops ranging from healthy eating habits to how to maintain flexibility as the body ages. All workshops are intended to provide the best professional advice to the broad range of questions and interests important to the people of Dexter.

Our speakers come from a wide range of backgrounds which include professional athletes, doctors, dieticians, physical therapists, and even Santa Clause makes a scheduled visit for the children and family!!! These workshops are open to anyone interested – no membership at the Wellness Centers is required. As an added bonus, the workshops are routinely free of charge to all who register!

If you’re looking to increase your involvement from educational workshops to all out active participation, be sure to check-out the fitness offerings section of the Community Program guide. We have age specific fitness programs for both youth and adults. Youth fitness classes include:

Parent/Toddler yoga Adventure class is more than just a yoga class. Yogi Rhonda incorporates props, stories, music, and encourages the use of imagination to expose children to fitness in a way that provides joy and laughter and a chance to experience fitness with mom or dad.
Fit Kids! is a class is geared toward children ages 6-8 years old who want more “gym class” or need more structured time to get moving. It introduces a variety of new exercises equipment such as the Bosu Ball and Swiss Balls in a fun, safe environment.
Boot Camp 4 Kids is a step up from Fit Kids! in both age and energy. 9-11 years old participants learn proper form for age appropriate exercises. Body weight exercises and fitness equipment are used to increase strength and ability in this non-stop class!
—A rapidly growing aspect of Dexter Wellness Center’s Youth programming is Children and Adult Special Needs Movement Classes taught by Yogi Rhonda. These Saturday classes provide age and ability appropriate dance/movement classes that supports fun exposure to fitness in a relaxed and supportive setting.

Adults programs are no less exciting. Get a taste of Tai Chi with an introductory class taught by a skilled instructor with years of Tai Chi and Wushu experience.

Let our running coaches help you kick-up your race preparation or walk you through the basics of training for your first 5k. Prepare for the Dexter Turkey Trot is a sport specific fitness program running this fall. If you are looking for a new and unique way to challenge your body consider Pilates/TRX Fusion.

There are many, many more opportunities for the Dexter community to get active at the Dexter Wellness Center. Click the link to view our full FALL 2015 COMMUNITY PROGRAM offerings. Call the Dexter Wellness Center at 734-580-2500 to learn more or register.

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