2017 Summer Exercise Classes
(Weather Permitting)NOTE: No yoga on the bandstand on May 27 & June 3rd due to events.
Yoga: through September 12th – Note there are 3 different class times
(1) Daily on the bandstand (except Thursdays), 6 – 7 a.m.; $10 per person.
This is the 14th year that RYT Certified Teachers and Bethany Beach Yoga Center Directors, Georgette Rhoads and Pat Wood, have been teaching this class on the bandstand.
Participants welcome the new day with asanas and flowing movement or Sun Salutations. Limited mats available, please bring your own, if possible. Classes begin Friday, May 26th and will be on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday including holidays – Memorial and Labor Days - through September 12th. Tuesdays and Wednesdays will begin on July 4th and finish September 11th. No classes on Thursdays due to Bandstand cleaning.
(2) Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 7 a.m. on the beach off Central Avenue; $10 per person.
Alliance-certified instructors Kim and Justin Cavagnaro opened Ocean Vayu Yoga in 2016 and are bringing their classes to the beach this year. The classes will feature gentle beach flow appealing to a wide variety of students of varying abilities.
(3) Sunday, 8 – 9 a.m. on the beach; donation optional.
The two teachers are Yoga Alliance Certified teachers and Bethany Beach residents who work year round at DimitraYOGA. For 5 years, they successfully held Yoga
in the Park in Lewes and Yoga on the Beach in Lewes and Rehoboth, raising $500 - $5,000 for local non-profits. They’ve been holding classes in Bethany since 2015. Donations have gone to local families in need. Classes run Sundays in June, July, and August. Classes are open to all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel.
Bootcamp Bethany Beach: through Sept. 23rd
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 – 9 a.m. on the beach; $10/person.
This is the third year this program is being offered in Bethany Beach. The instructor is Trevor Hurd, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and owner of Coastal Athlete, 97 Garfield Pkwy. The class is for men, women, boys and girls, ages 12 years and up, all fitness levels. The workout allows participants to challenge themselves and work as a fitness team. It offers a combination of body weight training, calisthenics, speed and agility training, core training, functional strength training, and flexibility work. No weights or equipment, just hard work and sweat. Classes start Memorial Day, May 27th.
Pilates: through September 8th
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8 a.m. on the beach; $15 per person.
This class has become a staple for Kelly Roberts, BASI Certified Pilates Instructor and owner of Beach Pilates & Wellness Studio of South Bethany. Participants overlook the ocean while they build a stronger body, develop long lean muscles, increase core strength, and improve overall health and well-being. The class also offers benefits for chronic pain and illness, osteoporosis, prenatal/postnatal, and golfers.
Ninja Warrior Junior Fitness Class - New for 2017
Wednesdays and Saturdays 9 a.m.*; $10 per person.
Trevor Hurd of Coastal Athlete is offering this class as an exclusive to Bethany Beach. This one-of-a-kind kids workout is a fun-filled hour of jumping, swinging, climbing, leaping, balancing, and rolling. This is a new and innovative way for kids ages 7 – 13 to stay healthy and active. Classes start Memorial Day, Saturday May 27th.