Certified Instructor Rebecca Armstrong leads three ESSENTRICS classes this spring on alternating Tuesdays.The workouts draw inspiration from the flowing, circular movements of Tai chi, the strengthening theories of ballet, and the healing principles of physiotherapy.
Each workout is approximately one hour (see descriptions below). Class size is limited and registration is required online or by calling 203-245-7365.
Participants should wear comfortable workout clothes and bring a yoga/exercise mat, medium-sized towel, and water. All Essentrics workouts are done barefoot, in order to fully engage the muscles of the feet.
Release, Rebalance, & Restore
Tuesday, April 24, 12:00 p.m.
Slow-paced, full body stretch and strengthen workout that’s great for all ages and fitness levels.
Stretch & Tone
Tuesday, May 8, 12:00 p.m.
Medium-paced, full-body sculpting workout that is best for regular exercisers, but can also be modified for beginners.
Tuesday, May 24, 12:00 p.m.
Slow-to-medium-paced full body routine that includes standing, floor and barre exercises. Equally suitable for beginners and intermediate exercisers.
About the Instructor, Rebecca Armstrong
After retiring from her marketing position with Mastercard a few years ago, Rebecca became a fan of Miranda Esmonde-White’s Classical Stretch by Essentrics® program on PBS, and from there, found her way to the Essentrics website. After subscribing to their online streaming workouts for a year, Rebecca decided she was ready for a new challenge, and signed up for the Essentrics Level 1 teacher certification program, which she completed in December. Rebecca and her husband, John, moved to Madison about five years ago and are both active community volunteers, with Rebecca serving as a docent and educator with the Florence Griswold Museum and on the Executive Committee of the Princeton Alumni Association of Eastern Connecticut.