Pin It

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

Boot Camp. Andrew "Pete" Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., (504) 658-3059; 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; 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; Drive For Men's Health presents a free circuit training class at the outdoor fitness park. Contact 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 for details. Weekly Mondays through Saturdays.

Fitness Fusion Class. Gernon Brown Rec Center, 1001 N. Harrison Ave., (504) 658-3151; Footprints To Fitness presents weekly workout classes that combine yoga, Pilates, Barre, cardio and strength and weight training. Visit 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.

click to enlarge health-4.jpg

Get Firm & Sculpt Your Core. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070; 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; 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; 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; 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; 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, Weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Silver and Fit Aerobics. Manhattan Athletic Club, 4162 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, (504) 362-2200; 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 for details. Registration $25. 7 a.m. Weekly on Tuesdays.

Women-Only Fitness Classes. Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 581-4629; 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; 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


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Pin It
Submit an event Jump to date

Latest in New Orleans Health and Wellness

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation