Due to COVID, the Roy Flores Wellness Center is closed until further notice. Please review our virtual, Zoom classes and experience what we offer.
Spring Quarter Wellness Drop-In Classes
Zoom links for the drop-in classes can be found in the student Canvas page under the NSC Student Bulletin Announcements. Questions? Email Rose.Buchanan@SeattleColleges.edu.
Classes begin April 12 and will end June 11.
Full Body Fitness Mondays 11:00 am
This fitness class uses a combination of body weight exercises designed to work the entire body. Cardiovascular fitness, basic strength, flexibility, balance, and core stability will be emphasized. No equipment necessary. However, floor space and possibly a mat would be helpful.
Ab Lab Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:00 pm
This is a 30 minute class designed to work your core, using a variety of exercises to train core stability, activation, dynamic movement, and functionality.
Healthy Choices: Becoming the Best You Wednesdays 11:00 am
Looking to become the best version of you? Want more energy, to look and feel better, to enhance performance on the court, field, or in daily life? Confused about all the different diets out there? This is the class for you! Whether you just need some help making healthy eating choices, guidance on how to make a plan and stick to it, or how to enhance an already effective plan, come join us! All types of questions welcome. Class is designed to pop-in-and-out out as needed during the quarter.
Chair Yoga and Meditation Wednesdays 2:00 pm
In this all levels, go at your own pace, drop-in class, we will practice yoga poses and stress reducing breathing techniques seated in chairs. Chair yoga is an accessible style that has all the same benefits as other styles of yoga, with an added emphasis on tense shoulders and necks! The final portion of class will include instruction on a meditation technique, and time to practice together.
Yoga for Stress Reduction Thursdays 1:00 pm
In this class we will focus on grounding yoga postures to reduce stress, and specific breathing and meditation practices to help with anxiety and panic attacks. Learn portable yoga techniques to use before a job interview, or an exam! No experience necessary; however class may include standing and seated poses, and some weight bearing poses on hands. Suggested props: yoga mat, sturdy chair. Instructor recommends beginning class with video on.
Body Positive Yoga Fridays 12:00 pm
Yoga has nothing to do with the shape of one’s body. Yoga is for all sizes, ages and abilities. Class will include setting intention, stretching and practicing postures, breathing techniques, and time to journal and/or meditate. This is a way of experiencing the body that has nothing to do with appearance. Instructor is very experienced with a variety of variations and adaptations of yoga poses. No experience required. Suggested props: sturdy chair(s), blanket, a journal or notebook. Instructor recommends beginning class with video on.
Trauma Informed Yoga Fridays 2:00 pm
Gentle yoga class, led by a trauma-informed trained yoga instructor, with focus on honoring student’s choice, agency and resilience. All levels welcome, however class may include standing and seated poses, and some weight bearing poses on hands. Suggested props: yoga mat, sturdy chair/ Student's choice to have video on or off.
Your health and well-being are important to us at the Roy Flores Wellness Center. The purpose of this disclaimer and notice is to make you conscious of the potential risks connected with any exercise, physical fitness, or training program and to help you make an informed decision as to whether or not you should participate in these types of activities. We recommend you obtain a comprehensive physical examination and consult with a licensed physician before beginning this or any exercise program. When participating in this exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release North Seattle College and all contracted service providers from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.