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Tucson fitness ideas for March 26-April 1
Tucson fitness ideas for March 26-April 1

Tucson fitness ideas for March 26-April 1

Spring Yoga Series

Spring Yoga Series at Hotel Congress. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays.

Yoga

Yoga in the Buff — The Hoff Studio, 215 N. Hoff Ave. Bring a yoga mat and towel. Ages 18 and up. Clothing Optional Co-ed. 4-5 p.m. March 27; 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays. $10. 333-5905. yogainthebuff.com.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — Quaker Meeting House, 931 N. Fifth Ave. Breathing, yogic exercises and laughter designed to promote peace and healing. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 490-5500. laughteryoga.org.

Yoga in the Buff — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Clothing optional co-ed. 4-5 p.m. Thursdays. $5. 250-2331. yogainthebuff.com.

Spring Yoga Series — Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. All levels. Each week will feature one of Tucson’s yoga teachers with a unique playlist. Bloody Mary bar and brunch after class. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. $5. 622-8848. hotelcongress.com.

Tai Chi/meditation/martial arts

Sun Style 73 Tai Chi — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. This class continues on from part 2, for those who already know the 40 forms. Register at webcams.pima.gov. 11 a.m.- noon. March 26. $36. 742-4600.

Tai Chi Balance — Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Learn essential principles of posture, movement, and breathing. Monday: Basics; Thursday: Yang24. 11 a.m.-noon. March 26 and 29. $10 a day; $30 a month. 296-9212. sunrisechapel.org.

Tai Chi for Health — TCA2 and Sun73 — Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave, Oro Valley. Part two Arthritis and Fall Prevention and Sun 73. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Mondays. $10; $65 for nine weeks. 780-6751. heatherchalon.com.

Tai Chi ForArthritis-Part 2 — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. For those who have learned the basic six and advanced six. Class goes into nine additional moves. Register at webcams.pima.gov. 12:15-1:15 p.m. March 26. $36. 742-4600.

Tai Chi for Health — Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave, Oro Valley. Safe, effective and fun way to improve balance, mental clarity, relieve pain and create an overall feeling of well-being through natural breathing and slow, gentle, meditative body movements. 1-2 p.m. Mondays. $10; $60 for nine weeks. 780-6751. heatherchalon.com.

Kids Capoeira — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Learn the historical and cultural aspect while developing balance, motor coordination, speed and strength. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays; 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays. $10. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.

Capoeira for Kids — Studio Axé, 2928 E. Broadway. Learn the basics of Capoeira. Ages 6-12. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Free. 990-1820. tucsoncapoeira.com.

Tucson Capoeira intro class — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Introduction to the four core expressions of Capoeira: movement, music, philosophy, and history. 4-6 p.m. Saturdays; 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $15. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation classes, book group — Tucson Community Meditation Center, 1231 E. Edison St. Mindfulness meditation classes and sits from various traditions. 6:45-7:30 a.m. Fridays through March 30; 6:30-8 p.m. March 26-29. Donations appreciated. 775-1625.

Tai Chi for Health — The Studio, 4648 E. Speedway. Improve balance, mental clarity, relieve pain and create an overall feeling of well-being through natural breathing and slow, gentle, meditative body movements. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. $10; $60 for nine weeks. 1-203-470-9549. heatherchalon.com.

Tai Chi for Health — Desert Ashram, 3403 W. Sweetwater Drive. For women only is taught as a mix of seated and standing, with a focus on breathing and fall prevention. To register call Gomati at 743-0384. 3-4 p.m. March 27. $6. 465-2890.

Capoeira for Kids — Studio Axé, 2928 E. Broadway. Learn the fundamentals of Capoeira. Ages 6-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. 990-1820. tucsoncapoeira.com.

Advanced Capoeira for Kids — Studio Axé, 2928 E. Broadway. Children learn the basics of Capoeira. Ages 6-12. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. 990-1820. tucsoncapoeira.com.

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention — Casas Adobes Congregational Church, 6801 N. Oracle Road. Improve balance as you build muscle strength, relieve pain, reduce stress and improve your lifestyle. May be done standing or seated. 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 28. $10 a day; $35 a month. 742-4600.

Tucson Capoeira Beginners Class — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Brazilian martial arts. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $15. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.

Saturday Tai Chi — The Hoff Studio, 215 N. Hoff Ave. Learn chi-building standing meditation and Yang form Tai Chi Chuan movement. 1-2 p.m. Saturdays. $10. 333-5905. windrivertaichi.com.

Tucson Community Capoeira Classes All Levels — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Brazilian martial arts. 4-6 p.m. Saturdays. $15. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.

Adaptive athletics

Wheelchair Tennis — Reffkin Tennis Center, 50 S. Alvernon Way. Bring your own sports wheelchair and racquet. Ages 15 and up. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Free. 370-0588. soazadaptivesports.org.

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym — Donna Liggins Center, 2160 N. Sixth Ave. All levels. Ages 15 and up. 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays. Free. 370-0588. soazadaptivesports.org.

Other workout ideas

Belly Dance Fusion Class — The Hoff Studio, 215 N. Hoff Ave. Learn body isolation, bellydance basic movements, tribal combos, group dynamics, and how to follow cues. Wear comfortable clothes that you can move in, and bring water. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sundays. $10. 333-5905. thehoffstudio.com.


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