Health & Fitness Classes

Health nuts and couch potatoes welcome! Better health is a destination and we all arrive on the path at different places. Find your happy, healthy place with Centralia College!

2020 Winter Health & Fitness Classes


stretchingBasic Weight Training / Conditioning

This class is designed to condition the musculature of the body using machine and free weights. Instructor: Tina Goss.  No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.                              

Jan. 6-March 16      Mondays & Wednesdays    10-10:50am      MSG 125
Code 6653                  Course CS 129J   $54


An exercise class designed to teach breathing with movement, body mechanics, balance, coordination, spatial awareness, strength and flexibility. Bring a Pilates mat. Instructor: Beth May. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.                                             

Jan. 6-March 16       Mondays & Wednesdays     4-4:50pm          MSG 200
Code 6637                  Course CS 129A    $54


This exercise class combines flexibility, muscular strength, endurance, and relaxation. You will be encouraged to work at your own level of fitness. Bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Tina Goss.

Jan. 2-March 12       Tuesdays & Thursdays     6-6:50pm          MSG 200
Code 6638                  Course CS 129B    $54

Cardio Conditioning

A combination of cardio experiences to improve cardiovascular endurance, body composition, muscle fitness and flexibility. A variety of movements will be explored, including step aerobics, kickboxing, Drums Alive, Zumba, and circuits and weights. Instructor: Tina Goss. No class Feb. 11.

Jan. 2-Marcg 12       Tuesdays & Thursdays     10-10:50am       MSG 200
Code 6652                  Course CS CS 129H       $54 

Stretching & Flexibility

Learn safe stretches to increase flexibility and range of motion. Understand how stretching can help you Decrease injury, recover after other workouts, and calm your mind and body. Instructor: Carrie Johnson. No class Feb. 11.

Jan. 2-March 12      Tuesdays & Thursdays     12-12:50pm      MSG 200
Code 6650                  Course CS 129G    $54
Lifelong Learners 50+           Code 6651                  Course SNRC 090E     $25


Multilevel classes for men, women, and young adults (ages 16 and up) to develop balance, agility, spatial awareness, strength and flexibility. You will further develop techniques, forms, and self-defense aspects required to advance to blue and orange belt in the Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do. Instructor: Silas Newkirk. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

Jan. 6-March 18         Mondays and Wednesdays     6-8:00pm          MSG 200
Beginning                   Code 6708                  Course CS 129K    $69
Intermediate                   Code 6709                  Course CS 129L    $69
Advanced                   Code 6710                  Course CS 129M    $69

T’ai Chi Daytime

T’ai Chi is a centuries-old Chinese form of exercise characterized by slow, graceful movements of a gentle, non-impact nature. Instructor: Russell Barr. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

Jan. 6-March 16         Mondays & Wednesdays     8-8:50am          MSG 200
Code 6648                  Course CS 129F     $54
Lifelong Learners 50+           Code 6649           Course SNRC 090D           $35


Combattitude® is a fitness program designed to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance, build muscle tone and strength, and promote weight loss, flexibility, mental focus, confidence, and offensive and defensive pugilistic skills. The curriculum is based on a unique blend of fighting arts (Western boxing, Kung Fu, Karate, Savate, Thai boxing, Jun Fan kickboxing, Filipino) and fight choreography arranged in a 32-segment sequence of offensive and defensive moves taught in three distinctive levels (Amateur/Bronze, Intermediate/Silver, Advanced/Gold). Wraps and 12oz gloves are needed. Instructor: Charles Farrall.

Jan. 2-March 12      Tuesdays & Thursdays     7:15-8:15pm          MSG 200
Bronze Level                   Code 6639     Course CS 129C                 $60
Silver Level                   Code 6640     Course CS 129D                $60
Gold Level                   Code 6641      Course CS 129E          $60

senior weightsSenior Stretch

A warm-up, a stretch portion, and a cool-down to generate more freedom of movement for your everyday activities and prevent injuries. Instructor: April Beauregard. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

Jan. 6-March 16          Mondays & Wednesdays    9-9:50am          MSG 200
Code 6631                  Course SNRC 090A    $25

Senior Adult Fitness

This class is similar to a health club for seniors. You will learn to use weights and exercise machines that are safe for seniors. Students are taught to do a warm-up on aerobic machines, and a cool-down at the end of class. Blood pressure and oximeter readings are offered and available. Instructor: April Beauregard. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

Jan. 3-March 16          Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays    7-7:50am          MSG 125
Lifelong Learners 50+         Code 6632                  Course SNRC 096A           $42

Jan. 3-March 16        Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays    8-8:50am          MSG 125
Lifelong Learners 50+         Code 6633                  Course SNRC 096B     $42

Senior-Friendly T’ai Chi

An ancient Chinese practice, T’ai Chi is taught most often as an individual discipline that promotes good health by developing the mind body connection. The practice, due to use of slow, controlled, but graceful and continuous movements, also has benefits on one’s muscle control and balance. Instructor: Lauren Jessup. No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

Level 1                                                                  

Jan. 6-March 16          Mondays & Wednesdays    2-2:50pm          MSG 200
Lifelong Learners 50+               Code 6634               Course SNRC 090B           $35

Level 2                                                                  

Jan. 6-March 16         Mondays & Wednesdays    1-1:50pm          MSG 200
Lifelong Learners 50+                        Code 6635                 Course SNRC 090C     $35

sugar programRESTART: A sugar detox program

This 5-week RESTART program is a simple, powerful way to give your body a vacation from having to process toxins like sugar. With a 3-week sugar detox built in, the program focuses on how to use real food to boost your energy and cut sugar and carb cravings. You will also learn about digestion and blood sugar regulation. Discover how good you can feel! Instructor: Kate Moore.

Jan. 8-Feb. 5        Wednesdays      6-7:45pm          WAH 115
Code 6642                  Course CS 207C    $90

Jan. 9-Feb. 6        Thursdays     6-7:45pm          WAH 115
Code 6644                  Course CS 207E          $90

Jan. 11-Feb. 8        Saturdays     10-11:45am          WAH 115
Code 6646                  Course CS 207G          $90

NEW - Psychic Self-Defense

Learn to protect yourself from other people’s energy by strengthening your aura. We will use “The Llewellen Practical guide to Psychic Self-Defense and Well Being” as our main textbook. Then we will explore methods used by various religions around the world. Visualizations, meditations, prayers, and rituals will be covered in the course. This class is especially helpful for people with empathic abilities. Supplies: the textbook mentioned (can be found on Amazon) and note-taking materials. Instructor Ardeth Ellis.

Feb. 6-27        Thursdays      6:30-8pm          WAH 113
Code 6716                  Course CS 236A    $45

Reiki Level 1

Would you like to access a simple and safe technique to give healing energy to yourself and others? No prior experience or ability is necessary. This one-day seminar is full of information, techniques, meditations, and hands-on experience. You will be able to effectively transfer healing Reiki energy to yourself or another person, restoring health and wellness on all levels. Instruction, attunement, complete manual, and certification are provided. Break for 1-hour lunch. Instructor: Ardeth Ellis.

March 7              Saturday         9am-5pm         WAH 113
Code 8613                  Course CS 207A          $100

Reiki Level 1 - Practice Sessions

It’s time to brush up on your skills, prepare for level 2, or just share Reiki with other practitioners. Prerequisite: Reiki Level 1 taught by same instructor. Please bring a Reiki or massage table if you have one. Instructor: Ardeth Ellis.

Jan. 11-Feb. 1              Saturdays         10am-12pm         WAH 113
Code 6636                  Course CS 207B          $40


How to Register

  1. Download and fill out a registration form.
  2. Mail the registration form to:
Centralia College
Office of Enrollment Services
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531
  1. Download a registration form or pick one up in the Enrollment Services Office on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons on CC's campus. 
  2. Bring the completed registration form to the Cashier, also on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons building.

Register by phone using a credit card at 360-623-8940.

Fax your registration form with credit card information to 360-330-7106.