Exercise Class Summaries
The 2015 summer exercise schedule offers something for everyone – relaxing yoga, fun dancing, challenging cardio/strength training, and kid-friendly fitness. Classes begin Memorial Day weekend. Classes are held on the Bandstand or the Beach, 1 Garfield Parkway. See below for specific locations, dates, and times.
Sunday – Saturday on the Bandstand (except Thursdays), 6 – 7 a.m.; $10 per person, some mats available. Bethany Beach Yoga Center yoga teachers have been teaching this class on the bandstand for 12 years. Classes begin Friday, May 22nd and will be on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday including holidays - Memorial, Independence, and Labor Day - through September 21st. Tuesdays and Wednesdays will begin on June 30th and finish September 2nd.
Sunday, 8 – 9 a.m on the beach; all fitness levels; donation optional. The two teachers are Bethany Beach residents and work year round at dimitraYOGA. For the past 5 years, they have successfully held Yoga in the Park in Lewes and Yoga on the Beach in Lewes and Rehoboth, raising $500 - $5,000 for local non-profits. Classes run Sundays in June (7,14,21,28), July (5,12,19,26), and August (2,9,16,23,30).
Mondays and Fridays, 7 a.m. on the Bandstand; $10 per person. Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun, effective workout that gets the party started early. This class was a successful addition to the exercise programs last year. The class is taught by Theresa McDuffie of There’s A Burn In You.
Mondays and Thursdays, 8 – 9 a.m. on the beach; all fitness levels; $10 per person. This is the first year this program is being offered in Bethany Beach. The instructor is Trevor Hurd, owner of Coastal Athlete, 97 Garfield Pkwy. The class is for men and women 18 years and up and includes a combination of weight training, calisthenics, speed and agility training, core training, functional strength training, and flexibility work. Classes start Memorial Day, March 24th.
Wednesdays, 7 – 8 a.m. on the beach; $10 per person; ages 6 – 12. This class will also coincide with our “Kids Club” which features child-friendly entertainment every Wednesday in July. The class is run by There’s A Burn In You, the same instructor that teaches Zumba.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8 a.m. on the beach; $15 per person. This class has become a staple for Kelly Roberts of Beach Pilates and Wellness Studio of South Bethany. It offers benefits for chronic pain and illness, osteoporosis, prenatal/postnatal, and golfers.