Fitness Classes

Self-defense 


A 2-part, 2-hour workshop that will begin by teaching attendees what types of things to consider to become more situationally aware. Starting from the first day, the instructor will teach basic techniques in self-defense. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing/shoes and bring water. This class is for participants ages 14 years old and up. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Instructor: Joseph Rae
Time: 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Location: Buchanan Bujinkan Dojo (19785 Main St. Buchanan, VA 24066) 

The class is free, but registration is required; the class size is limited to 20 people.

August 17th and August 31st
  • Registration window: June 2- August 14
September 14th and September 28th
  • Registration window: June 2- September 11

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Forever Fit

This is a group fitness class which offers low impact cardio exercises either sitting in a chair or standing next to one for support. This class is open to participants ages 65 years old and up.

Instructor: Rachel DeVaughn (from the YMCA)

The class is free, but registration is required; the class size is limited to 20 people. Please call 540-928-2900 to register.

Blue Ridge Library
  • 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  • Fridays: September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
                      October 6, 13
Fincastle Library
  • 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  • Tuesdays: September 5, 12, 19, 26
                          October 3, 10


Yoga for Beginners

This class will guide participants through gentle yoga stretches. This class is open to participants ages 65 years old and up.

Instructor: Kathy Austin

The class is free, but registration is required; the class size is limited to 9 people at Eagle Rock and 7 people at Buchanan. Please call 540-928-2900 to register.

Buchanan Library
  • 10:00-11:00 A.M.
  • Mondays: September 18
                          October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Eagle Rock Library
  • 10:00-11:00 A.M.
  • Tuesdays: September 5, 19, 26
                          October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31


*Fitness classes are partner events between BOCO Libraries and Parks & Recreation.