Health & Fitness Center & Healthier Valdez

Classes which take place at the Health & Fitness Center


Beginning Weight Training
 

An 8-week, beginner weight lifting course. Learn how to build muscles and confidence in the gym! 

Course Objectives:

  • how to warm up prior to weight lifting
  • proper technique for safe weight lifting
  • how to utilize weight machines, free weights, and dumbbells, and how to choose when to use what. 
  • the risks of weight training and how to mitigate them
  • basic nutrition for weight training

Non-credit registration.

 

This course can alternatively be offered for credit. To choose this option, contact a student services team member or visit uaonline.alaska.edu



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BWT-Fall18
Prince William Sound College
PWSC Health & Fitness Center
Mehlberg 10/8 - 11/29 Mo We Th 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $204.00 View 5

Beginning Yoga Fall 2018
 
An introduction to yoga physical exercises, breathing, relaxation and concentration techniques as an approach to wellness.

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BY-Fall18.2
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Lubin 9/10 - 10/31 Mo We 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM $204.00 View
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BY-Fall18
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Lubin 9/24 - 11/28 Mo We 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM $204.00 View 2

Gym Orientation
 

Everything you need to know to navigate the H&FC successfully. 

  • which muscles each machine is for.
  • how to adjust settings for machines.
  • basic gym safety and etiquette.
  • basic lifting safety and form.
  • how to use cardio machines TV and features.
  • information about our drop-in, special interest & credit classes.


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GO-Fall2018.3
Prince William Sound College
PWSC Health & Fitness Center
TBD 11/9 - 11/9 Fr 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM $0.00 View 50
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GO-Fall2018.4
Prince William Sound College
PWSC Health & Fitness Center
TBD 12/7 - 12/7 Fr 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM $0.00 View 50

Intermediate Yoga Fall 2018
 
Presents intermediate level yoga physical exercises, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation exercises.


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IY-Fall18
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Lubin 11/5 - 12/19 Mo We 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM $204.00 View 4

Lunch Power Hour
 

Strength training and cardio come together to make your workouts fast but effective! Intervals are designed to get your heart rate up and rests are built in to bring it back down. Burn calories and build muscle all on your lunch break!

If you like Tabata, you will love this class!

 

Class is included with Health & Fitness Center Fitness Program enrollment. Enrollment in a Fitness program is not required to participate.



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Fall2018-LPH
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Jorgenson Owen 10/1 - 11/22 Mo We Th 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM $100.00 View 18

Nutrition Kitchen with Dr. Alfaro
 

Nutrition Kitchen workshops with Dr. Alfaro have you cooking, dicing, drizzling, and mixing to prepare a healthy meal while engaging in discussions about nutrition. Healthy cooking is key to better health and avoiding preventable disease. Learn about the science of healthy cooking as you practice it! Come hungry and come with a friend.

 

COOKING HEALTHY & ENJOYING IT-October 18th

Balancing busy lives with healthy eating and time in grocery stores can often seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. With a few simple tricks and techniques, you can make a tasty healthy dinner quickly, and with familiar ingredients. During class, you will cook and enjoy some delicious local favourites that your family will love!

Menu:

  • Pan-seared chicken breasts
  • Spinach and walnut salad with homemade dressings
  • Sweet potato variations
  • Berry dessert

 

Thanksgiving Goodies for Special Diets-November 8th

One of the trickiest times of the year for those who live with special diets is the holidays when there are tons of events and festivities. Many traditional holiday food ingredients contain allergens that have a toxic effect for you or some of your guests. Join us to discover and prepare delicious holiday recipes that are gluten-free and anti-inflammatory.

Menu:

    • Baked young chicken with garlic and lemon
    • Vegetable variations
    • Cauliflower substitutes for rice or potatoes
    • Berry and coconut desserts
    • Bread

 

 



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Fall2018-NK.2
Prince William Sound College
Student Commons
Alfaro 11/8 - 11/8 Th 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM $30.00 View 47

Self Care Sundays with Merreley Donohoue
 

Specific exercises including, yoga, Pilates, and Rolf movements to help with ailments or issues relating to areas of the body.

October 14th-Neck & Upper Back Pain. Addressing neck tension and pain.

November 4th-Knees & Ankles. Addressing issues with ankle stability and plantar fasciitis.



Additional Information

Thank you for enrolling in a Self Care class at PWSC H&FC. 

Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for class. 

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Fall2018-SelfCare.3
Prince William Sound College
Art Studio Rm 149
Donohoue 11/4 - 11/4 Su 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM $20.00 View 22

Tabata Bootcamp Fall 2018
 

Short, efficient workouts, with ongoing online support, and motivation in a small group training setting.



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TB-Fall18.2
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Jorgenson Owen 10/1 - 11/22 Mo We Th 12:15 PM - 12:50 PM $204.00 View 5
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TB-Fall18
Prince William Sound College
Health and Fitness Center Studio Room 114
Jorgenson Owen 10/31 - 12/20 Mo We Th 06:00 AM - 06:45 AM $204.00 View 5