Fitness

Fitness Classes at the Macomb Township Recreation Center


The M.T.R.C. offers a wide variety of fitness classes suitable for all ages and abilities. Patrons can expect to find a diverse range of classes offering everything from low-impact, easy to follow workouts, on up to more advanced, high-impact workouts.  If you have not yet tried one of our classes here at the M.T.R.C. we encourage you to do so. Click here to register.

BENEFITS of REGISTERING FOR/ATTENDING CLASS at M.T.R.C.
  • Affordable registration fees
  • Experienced & certified class instructors
  • Risk free trial

Registration Deadline


Registration must be completed by 12:00pm on the following days.
Session 1: 1/8/22
Session 2: 3/5/22
Late Fee Per Class: $10
Daily Drop-in Fee: $15 per class

Member Discount Policy


Discount: $5.00
Members are not eligible for discount once the registration deadline has passed.

FITNESS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS


AMPD Build - Instructor Chereka Moore – This high energy class incorporates varied intensity training to burn and build the entire body. Intervals will incorporate weights, resistance bands and calisthenics to burn calories while building muscle and improving cardiovascular endurance. This class is suitable for all fitness levels.   

Cardio Kickboxing - Instructor Nicole Langlois – Knockout Conditioning is a fun, energetic kickboxing and strength conditioning class suitable for all fitness levels. It will get beginners into shape and challenge the more advanced athlete. The class integrates combinations of punches, kicks, cardio burst, and strength training. This blend is guaranteed to make you sweat, burn a ton of calories and have you coming back for more.

Forever Fit - Instructor Nicole Langlois – A comprehensive senior exercise class that delivers a fun, musically driven, interactive, full body low impact workout. It uplifts people through cardio dance and fitness movements and improves overall balance and range of motion. Weight training is also layered in to help build and maintain muscular strength and endurance. Please bring a set of weights and a yoga mat to class. This class is great for seniors, and suitable for all fitness levels.

Gentle Yoga (Senior/Beginners) - Instructor Stephanie Shell – A well-rounded accessible format for all! Standing and balancing postures, along with stretches on the mat, will be incorporated into this class. Benefits include gaining flexibility, balance, and strength. Learn breath work and find relaxation as we practice.

H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) - Instructor Melissa Fabiano – High intensity intervals are one of the most efficient and effective workouts to strengthen, tone and challenge the entire body. HIIT combines intervals of cardio and strength training for a full body burn that will blast calories and leave you feeling strong and empowered! This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

Mixxed Fit-Turn Up! - Instructor Chereka Moore –  Get ready to Work, Shake, Flex, and Slay! Set to heart pumping music, this workout combines two dance fitness formats that incorporates explosive dance movements, body weight toning, HIIT, and active recovery. Moves are repetitive, easy to follow, and suitable for all fitness levels.

Move and Groove - Instructor Renee Keyes – Get moving and grooving with this low impact dance aerobics class that incorporates easy dance steps to fun music. Moves are designed to protect your joints, while increasing your heart rate. You will start with warm up isolations, followed by cardio, strength training and stretching. This class is great for seniors, and suitable for all fitness levels.

Pound + Pump - Instructor Nicole Langlois – This class incorporates a traditional POUND class with strength and toning elements. POUND is a cardio jam session that utilizes Ripstix (lightly weighted drumsticks) inspired by the energizing and sweat dripping fun of playing the drums. POUND transforms drumming into an effective way of working out and provides an atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, and rocking out! Please bring a yoga mat and weights to class.

Total Body Circuit Camp - Instructor Melissa Stratton – This high-energy, circuit training class uses various equipment along with your own body weight, to sculpt and tone all parts of your body. We focus on strength and building muscle, some muscles you didn’t even know you have.

Water Aerobics - Instructors Tanya Carper (M/W) and Donna Malone (Tu/Th) – Combines water and weights for a thorough cross training experience. This class caters to all fitness levels, beginners welcome.

Yoga (Slow Flow) - Instructor Melissa Fabiano – A slow to moderate paced flow class with an emphasis on controlled movement, muscle control and breath synchronization. Relax the mind and reduce stress while building strength, endurance and flexibility. This class is suitable for all skill levels.

Yoga (Slow Flow + Restorative) - Instructor Melissa Fabiano – A mix of slow flow movements and longer held stretches to invigorate the body and calm the mind. The class begins with steady controlled movements to warm the body and get the energy flowing and closes with a grounding series designed to help you find deep rest and relaxation. The perfect combination to end your day feeling amazing! This class is suitable for all skill levels. 

Zumba - Instructor Jessica Kolzow – Take the “work” out of workout! Zumba mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Dances include salsa, merengue, cumbia, and more! Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Fitness Class Policies


  • Participants who register after the registration date will be assessed a late fee per class.
  • Mail-in registrations postmarked on or before these dates will not be assessed this fee.
  • Late registration fee will be assessed to all registering participants after the above indicated dates and times.
  • Decisions regarding the running or cancellation of classes due to low enrollment are made at the 12:00pm registration deadline of each session.

INSTRUCTOR BIO’S

Melissa Fabiano 

Melissa is a wellness and mindfulness specialist with a focus on building strength and confidence from the inside out. Over the years she has done extensive work both personally and professionally to understand the mind-body connection as it relates to both mental and physical health. She believes that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to health and wellness, and uses this philosophy to create a fun, inviting and judgment-free environment for all of her clients regardless of experience level or physical ability! 

Certifications: NASM CPT, RYT 200, Nutrition & Mindset Coaching

Nicole Langlois

Whether you are just starting on your fitness journey or whether you are a seasoned exercise junky, Nicole’s mission is to provide you with a one of a kind workout experience that ultimately improves your quality of life. Her passion is helping others reach their fitness goals and improving their physical and mental well-being. Nicole actively teaches POUND, Cardio Kickboxing, Strength and Toning, Bootcamp and Chair One. Nicole’s goal is to make exercising “fun” and to create an environment where you feel encouraged and safe to be your true self. 

Certifications: AFAA, Barr’e Above, POUND, AFAA Yoga, PiYo, Lagree Fitness, Chair One

Stephanie Shell 

Stephanie is a registered yoga teacher with 500+ hours of training, including 300 HR Yoga Therapy thru Beaumont Hospital. She has been teaching for over 8 years, and has experience with teaching many formats, including chair yoga and yin yoga. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and working out, along with maintaining her yoga practice. She delights in sharing the practice in a way that appeals to young and old, new and experienced practitioners! 

Certifications: RYT 200 Yahweh, RYT 300 Beaumont School of Yoga Therapy, Yin & Dementia

Jessica Kolzow 

Jessica is a certified Zumba® instructor and has been teaching Zumba® for 6 years. Dance is her passion and has danced her entire life. Jessica’s favorite part about teaching Zumba® is showing others new moves. It brings her so much joy to help others stay active, feel good, and be able to move like they never have before! During class, Jessica focuses on cueing moves ahead of time so all levels are welcome! Class participants can go at their own pace and she is highly aware of when to show modifications. 

Certifications:  Zumba

Chereka Moore 

Chereka is a registered nurse with a love for fitness. Her passion for fitness grew while working on her own fitness and wellness journey. Chereka believes that fitness can be fun at any age and enjoys helping others on their health journey. She loves engaging with her class participants and creating a space where they can live out loud and unapologetically. 

Certifications:  ISSA CPT, Mixxed Fit, Turn Up, AMPD Build, AMPD Resistance, Extreme Hip Hop Step

Melissa Stratton 

Melissa has always been an active person and has been teaching group fitness classes for 5 years. Melissa earned her certifications to teach group fitness after the birth of her youngest daughter. She wanted to be a good role model for her girls by providing people a quality of life by increasing their strength, balance, cardio fitness and flexibility.

Certifications: Group Ex, Barre, Tabata, TRX, POUND, Circuit, Boot Camp