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Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Fitness & exercise


Boot Camp. Andrew "Pete" Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., (504) 658-3059; www.nordc.org/parks/sanchez A weekly outdoor boot camp has cardio and strength training components. 6:30 p.m. Weekly on Thursdays.

Chinese Kickboxing Class. Shaolin Institute, 1995 Gentilly Blvd., Suite C1, (504) 835-1877; www.shaolinworld.net Shaolin Institute offers recurring kickboxing classes for fitness and self-defense. Call to reserve a free first class. 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Drive For Men's Health Circuit Training. FitLot on the Lafitte Greenway, 501 N. Galvez St.., (504) 264-1568; www.fitlot.org Drive For Men's Health presents a free circuit training class at the outdoor fitness park. Contact info@d4mh.com for details. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. June 6

F3 Nation All-Men Workouts. F3 holds small-group workouts for men Monday through Saturday in different locations. Visit www.f3nation.com/schedules/nola for details. Weekly Mondays through Saturdays.

Fitness Fusion Class. Gernon Brown Rec Center, 1001 N. Harrison Ave., (504) 658-3151; www.nordc.org/parks/gernonbrown Footprints To Fitness presents weekly workout classes that combine yoga, Pilates, Barre, cardio and strength and weight training. Visit www.footprintstofitness.com for details. Registration $10, first class free. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.


Get Firm & Sculpt Your Core. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070; www.ashecac.org Sistahs Making a Change holds a free fitness class twice a week. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Weekly on Mondays and Thursdays.

Handstand Training. Transform NOLA, 8509 Oak St., (985) 640-2648; www.transformnola.com Rebecca Genter leads a weekly handstand strength and flexibility training. 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Weekly on on Thursdays.

HIITuesdays. The Peristyle, City Park, 42 Dreyfous Drive, (504) 488-2896 — Lululemon New Orleans presents free high-intensity interval training for all levels every week through July. 6:30 p.m. Weekly on Tuesdays through July 25.

Jazz Bounce Aerobics. Old U.S. Mint (New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park), 400 Esplanade Ave., (504) 589-4841; www.nps.gov/jazz A free aerobics class is open to the public. 4 p.m. Weekly on Thursdays.

Jazz Hop. NORDC Treme Center, 900 N. Villere St., (504) 658-3160; www.nordc.org/parks/treme Dance Fit New Orleans holds a free weekly Jazz Hop class. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Weekly on Tuesdays.

NOBA Carnival Cardio. Stallings St. Claude Rec Center, 4300 St. Claude Ave., (504) 658-3053; www.nordc.org/parks/stallingsstclaude New Orleans Ballet Association presents a weekly cardio-centric workout for ages 12 and up. 7:15 p.m. Weekly on Thursdays.

November Project New Orleans. The November Project workout happens every Monday (location varies, 6 a.m.), Wednesday (Champions Square, 5:15 a.m. and 6 a.m.) and Friday (Shelter 1, Lakeshore Drive, 6 a.m.). The group's motto is "just show up." Free admission. For more information, www.november-project.com. Weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Silver and Fit Aerobics. Manhattan Athletic Club, 4162 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, (504) 362-2200; www.manhattanathletic.com The gym offers a low-impact aquatic aerobics class at 9:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and at 8:30 a.m. Friday and a low-impact fitness class at 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Admission $15, free for first-time guests. 9:15 a.m. Weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. Weekly on Fridays; and 11 a.m. Weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Toning Tuesday. Piazza d'Italia, 377 Poydras St — The Loews Hotel sponsors a bootcamp-style outdoor workout that incorporates kickboxing. Visit www.facebook.com/thesweatsocial for details. Registration $25. 7 a.m. Weekly on Tuesdays.

Women-Only Fitness Classes. Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 581-4629; www.auduboninstitute.org Free fitness classes for women take place in the park. 5:30 a.m. Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Women-Only Workout Sessions. Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn, City Park, 8 Victory Ave., (504) 861-2537; www.neworleanscitypark.com Free fitness classes for women take place in City Park. 7:30 a.m. Weekly on Saturdays.

Bicycling | Cancer programs, education & events
Dance, Zumba & hula hooping | Educational events
Fitness & exercise | Foot races & walks
Health fairs, screenings & events
Meditation, self-care and spirituality | Nutrition & weight loss
Pilates | Pre-natal & post-partum workshops | Support groups
Training sessions | Yoga & tai chi

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