Fitness and Sports

  • 20 Feb
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    Agebusters Workout

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Fee: 10 Classes $60 members / $70 non-members
    Participants enjoy a high energy class that incorporates cardio, muscle strengthening, balance and stretching.

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  • 21 Feb
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    Limber Up

    Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Drop-in and take part in low-impact, modified movements, from an instructional DVD that meets individual needs for toning, strengthening and improved physical, mental, emotional and cardiovascular health. Chair and standing exercises using aerobic steps, weights, stretch bands and foam balls offering a variety of fitness options.

  • 21 Feb
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    Chair Yoga

    Every Monday, Wednesday at 1:30pm-2:30pm

    Instructor: Karen Lutz E-YRT
    10 Classes for $60 members / $70 non-members
    Chair yoga offers improved flexibility, strength and balance, regardless of physical limitations or age. Incorporate breathing with gentle stretching and adaptive yoga movements while seated. Relax and ease tension through this gentle yoga practice.

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  • 20 Feb
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    TAI CHI

    Every Tuesday at 10:30am-12:00pm
    Every Friday at 10:00am-11:30am

    This class is open to members only, 10 classes for $60.
    This ancient form of low-impact exercise, taught by accredited instructors, improves circulation, strength, flexibility, and posture, all while reducing stress.
    Call Next or stop by the office for more information or to register.

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  • 24 Feb
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    Saturday at the Barre

    Every Saturday at 11:00am-11:50am


    Instructor, Karen Lutz E-YRT
    Low impact, stretching and core strengthening.

    This yoga inspired barre class will begin with gentle stretching, and a focus on breathing. We will move to the barre and continue into gentle stretches, and balance positions.Instructor: Karen Lutz, E-RYT. The sessions will end seated in the chair to wind down the practice, and end with 5 minutes of
    seated meditation. First try complimentary.

    Sold in 10 class packs - does not need to be used consecutive weeks. 

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  • 23 Feb
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    Next Bowling League

    Every Friday at 10:00am-1:00pm

    Fridays, 10 am – September – May
    Cost: $6 includes three games, shoes, and coffee.
    Bowlers meet weekly each Friday morning.

    Location: Hartfield Lanes, 3490 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley. Drop - in any Friday.
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  • 20 Feb
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    Mat Yoga

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 4:30pm-5:30pm

    A gentle and adaptable yoga session on the mat for beginners or those who have been practicing. Instructor Karen Lutz, E-YRT, will focus on breathing, gentle yoga moves and postures that will help improve core strength, balance and flexibility. Each session will begin and end with a few minutes of meditation. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

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  • 21 Feb
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    Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Every Wednesday at 2:30pm-4:00pm

    Meets September – May

    Wednesdays 2:30- 4:00 pm
    and now Fridays 2:00-3:30 pm

    This league is looking for both men and women to join. All ability levels are welcome

    Location: Birmingham Racquet Club, 2100 E. Lincoln Rd. Birmingham 48009
    Contact: David Young davidmpyoung@gmail.com
  • 21 Feb
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    Pilates at Next

    Every Monday, Wednesday at 10:00am-10:50am

    10 drop-in classes: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 to 10:50 am (beginning Monday, May 8)

    Sheridan Hainline, STOTT certified Pilates instructor brings Pilates to Next. The goal of Pilates is optimal musculoskeletal performance, flexibility, endurance and strength without building bulk or risking injury. We will focus on core stability, using pelvic and shoulder girdle stabilization to help create neutral
    alignment, spinal correction, tension relief and enhanced selfconfidence. This results in moving with greater ease, long lean muscles, core strength and stability, improved posture.Please bring a water bottle and mat. No Pilates experiencenecessary. Participants must be able to easily get up and
    down from the floor.

    FREE Pilates Demonstration- Wednesday, May 3 at 10:00 am - Cost: Complimentary. Although there is no charge for this demonstration, registration required as space is limited. Please bring a water bottle and mat. No Pilates experience necessary.

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  • 21 Feb
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    Morning Walking Group

    Every Monday, Wednesday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Join NEXT friends for outdoor walking adventures in beautiful Birmingham this Fall. Possible walking routes include: Linden Park Trail along the Rouge River, Quarton Lake Trail and exploring nearby neighborhoods In case of inclement weather, group does not plan to walk. Please contact Lynn Doelle at 248-835-9085 or lynndoelle@att.net or Susan Randall at 248-563-7112 or susan.m.randall@sbcglobal.net for additional information.

  • 20 Feb
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    Evening Pickleball

    Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Cost: Free for members / $2 non-members

    Mondays and Thursdays from 12:15 to 2:15 pm
    Mondays through Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:00 pm
    Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Beginner Instruction /Mini-Clinics 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9:00 to 10:00 am

    Pickleball is an exciting sport, described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. This game is played on a badminton-sized court and is easy enough for a beginner, yet challenging enough for the advanced.

  • 22 Feb
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    Pickelball at Next

    Every Saturday at 8:00am-2:00pm
    Every Monday, Thursday at 12:15pm-12:00am

    Cost: Free for members / $2 non-members

    Mondays and Thursdays from 12:15 to 2:15 pm
    Mondays through Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:00 pm
    Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Beginner Instruction /Mini-Clinics 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9:00 to 10:00 am

    Pickleball is an exciting sport, described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. This game is played on a badminton-sized court and is easy enough for a beginner, yet challenging enough for the advanced.

  • 21 Feb
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    Senior Fit Exercise Class

    Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 3:00pm-12:00am

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:00 pm
    (begins Friday, September 8, and runs through April 2018)
    Cost: Complimentary (limited spaces)
    Class at capacity. To join wait list, please call St. Joseph Mercy
    Oakland at 248-858-3952.

  • 20 Feb
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    Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 1:00pm-2:05pm

    This class is geared toward the physically active senior; new (or experienced) to yoga. Let your breath guide you safely through a series of traditional grounded and fl owing postures. Registered Yoga Instructor Jan Chaney will guide you in improving your fl exibility, balance and strength. Must be able to move easily from the fl oor, to kneeling and to standing. Bring a mat, towel and water to class.

    This is a drop in class- runs weekly
    Complimentary demo class: Thursday, January 4 at 1:00 pm Pre-registration required

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  • 9Jan
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    Small Group Personal Training Series

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

    Winter Series One: Jan. 9,16.23 and 30
    Winter Series Two: Feb. 6,13,20 and 27

    Determined to get fit Want to improve your workout results? New to working out? Personal Trainer Lori Harbor brings Small Group Personal Training to Next. Under AFAA certified Instructor Lori Harbor’s guidance, you’ll work on strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.  Her personal attention in a small group setting may be exactly what you you need to reach your fitness goals! Class limited to six participants.  Everyone will benefit-activities modified to accommodate all fitness levels.

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  • 8Mar
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    Stretch into Spring!

    Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 2:15pm

    Come join Jan Chaney, 200 hour registered yoga teacher, in a gentle yoga practice to help prepare you for your spring activities. Open your shoulders to strengthen your golf game, limber up your lower back for gardening or cycling and practice a variety of postures to enhance your hobby or favorite spring activity. Learn yoga tools for a healthier you! Appropriate for beginners and all levels. Please bring a towel, mat and water bottle.

    Complimentary Demo Class Thursday, March 1 from 2:15 to 3:15 pm

    Thursdays from 2:15 to 3:15 pm

    Series 1: March 8, 15, 22, 29
    Series 2: April 12, 19, 26 and May 3

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  • 9Apr
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    Line Dancing for Fun & Fitness!

    Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00am

    Complimentary Demo Class Monday, March 26 from 9:00 to 9:50 am

    Mondays from 9:00 to 9:50 am

    Series 1: April 9, 16, 23, 30
    Series 2: May 7, 14, 21 and June 4

    New to Line Dancing? Haven’t danced in a while? Not a problem. Instructor Kelly Johnson, Recreation Therapist, has the ability to teach anyone the joy of line dancing. You will learn how to dance, have fun doing it, get great exercise, laugh and make new friends. No dance experience necessary. All fitness levels are welcome. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water bottle.

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  • 11Apr
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    Golf League Kick-off Meeting -Springdale

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:00am

    Please plan to attend the kickoff meetings if you are interested in playing in either league. Details about greens fees, golf rules, start dates, etc. will be discussed. League participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your spot, pre-payment is necessary. You must be a NEXT member to play. If you’re unable to attend the meeting, contact the appropriate league manager for details.

  • 11Apr
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    Self Defense for Seniors

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 11:00am

    Instructor Sensei Jaye Spiro, a 7th degree black belt in Ai Mute Shotokan Karate, has taught martial arts and self-defense classes all over the world from Detroit to California as well as Central America and Europe. Join Sensei Jaye to learn how to recognize dangerous situations, create strategies for escape or defense and to make safe and effective decisions. This class is appropriate for all ages and physical abilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic footwear.
    2018

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  • 11Apr
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    Golf League Kick-off Meeting - Lincoln Hills

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

    Please plan to attend the kickoff meetings if you are interested in playing in either league. Details about greens fees, golf rules, start dates, etc. will be discussed. League participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your spot, pre-payment is necessary. You must be a NEXT member to play. If you’re unable to attend the meeting, contact the appropriate league manager for details.

  • 24Apr
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    Bike Care Clinic

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30pm

    Let Myron Sedman walk you through the fundamentals of bicycle maintenance and adjustment. This will be a “hands-on” clinic emphasizing basic activities that participants can perform at home on their own bikes to increase the safety and pleasure of their rides! Topics to be covered, but not limited to: seat height/angle, handlebar/wheel alignment, tire direction/pressure, tire repair/replacement.

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