- This event has passed.
Fitness in Cushman Park FREE classes begin Monday, June 18
June 18 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 9:30 am
Seven years and counting! Outdoor fitness is thriving at Cushman Park, Fairhaven, Massachusetts this summer! The South Coast community can keep fit and stay healthy with free exercise classes taught by three of the top fitness instructors in the area.
This summer, classes will be held RAIN OR SHINE! Charlene Conway, owner of Carousel Family Fun Center has generously offered Carousel Fun Center, 4 David Drown Boulevard, Fairhaven as an indoor venue for classes in case of inclement weather.
Fitness in Cushman Park will now be offering thirty free classes in all — Well & Fit fitness class with Certified Fitness Trainer, Sarah Bates; Yoga in the Park with Kripalu Certified Yoga Instructor, Jeff Costa and Summer Bootcamp with Certified Functional Trainer, Wayne Goulart are held through the summer in Cushman Park on Green Street.
Added class on MONDAYS! Well & Fit fitness class will take place starting June 18, 2018 and continues for 10 weeks through August 20 every Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Well & Fit classes offer strength & conditioning exercises to provide a true total body workout.
Yoga in the Park will take place starting June 19, 2018 and continues for 10 weeks through August 21 every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. This is a gentle yoga series for all levels, designed to introduce newcomers to the basics of stretching and mindfulness and challenge yoga enthusiasts with a focus on compassion for the body.
Summer Bootcamp, begins June 21 and continues each Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. through August 23. The Bootcamp class consists of various exercises that build functional strength and core stability with circuits utilizing light dumbbells and body weight exercises.
Well & Fit’s instructor, Sarah Bates is a certified personal trainer and the owner of Well & Fit Personal Training & Cycling studio located in Mattapoisett MA.
Well & Fit offers small group & private training, cycling classes, and nutrition coaching. A lifelong fitness enthusiast, Sarah says, ” Opening my own studio has allowed me to bring all of the most interesting aspects of training into my own gym and offer variety and challenge to people who feel the same about fitness and wellness as I do.”
Yoga in Cushman Park’s instructor, Jeff Costa, E-RYT 200 is a Yoga Alliance Nationally Certified Instructor and a graduate of the Kripalu School of Yoga and Health. Jeff has over 30 years experience in the fitness industry and a BA in Liberal Arts from Boston University. The strength of Jeff’s teaching lies in his attention to detail and his compassionate approach to students’ needs. Jeff’s authentic voice and classical approach to alignment create a class environment that promotes happiness, personal power, and peace of mind.
Summer Bootcamp instructor Wayne Goulart’s career in health and wellness began as a hobby when he started lifting weights with his brother in the basement of his family home. That hobby grew into a lifestyle and eventually a passion. Wayne is a certified personal trainer (A.F.P.A.) and has been working for ten years as lead trainer at the New Bedford YMCA. A certified group exercise instructor, Wayne’s specialty is functional training and his clients are from all walks of life, ages and fitness levels.
Attendees to the classes should bring a mat for Yoga and a mat plus set of weights for Well + Fit and for Bootcamp. Classes take place RAIN OR SHINE —indoor classes will be held at Carousel Fun Center, 4 David Drown Boulevard, Fairhaven — weather determination is posted on the Fitness in Cushman Park Facebook page: www.facebook.com/fitnessincushmanpark .
Fitness in Cushman Park is once again presented free to the public, for the 7th year in a row, because of generous support from community contributions.
The 10 weeks of free fitness classes are presented by Well + Fit and BASK and are sponsored in part by Elite Fitness Sponsors: Jeff Costa Fitness, EncorENTERTAINMENT, New Bedford Guide, Howe Allen Realty, Delano Landscaping, and Euro At Phoenix; and Community Sponsors: Humphrey, Covill & Colman Insurance, P.A.A.C.A., New Bedford Wellness Initiative, Finest Hour Athletics FHA, Axis Advisors, Salt the Spa on Elm, Spicy Lime Thai Cuisine, Anchor Me, The Baker, Oxford Creamery, Ed Sylvia CPA, Tax Accountant, Primed & Ready Meals, Carousel Skating Center, Jessica Noblet LMT, South Coast Entertainment, New Life, Simply Nails & Spa, Artistic Auto, Emerging in Health, and Spinner Publications. Special thanks to the Town of Fairhaven.
Last summer’s classes were another resounding success with over one hundred fifty fitness enthusiasts attending sessions.
For more information about the fitness program or to sponsor Fitness in Cushman Park call 508-287-2482.