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Get in shape with these exercise classes

Staff Report • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:14 PM

The following exercise classes are offered throughout the area.

Fit Steps, an exercise club, is open from 5:15 to 6 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays at V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex, 301 Louisi St., Kingsport. The cost is $2 per visit with every fifth visit free. A free open gym for youth is available during class. For more information, call 224-2489 or email tommywolterman@kingsporttn.gov

DanceFit classes available for all ages and levels. To sign up, visit www.dancetimekingsport.com or call (423) 742-0747.

Adult swim program, for those 19 and older, sponsored by Kingsport Piranhas, 7:15-8:15 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays; and 5:30-7 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, D-B Pool. $30 for lap swimming; $40 for coach-directed workouts plus $45 U.S. Masters Swimming registration fee. Private, semi-private or group instruction available for those wanting to learn to swim or improve swim skills. Call 967-4264 or e-mail jblasini@charter.net

Taekwondo/karate classes, for teens and adults, are offered from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at East Tennessee School of Taekwondo/Karate, 1916 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport. The first class is free. A four-week introductory course costs $50, which includes a uniform. For more information, call 288-4461 after 5 p.m.

Tai chi is offered weekly at Remax Results Learning Center, 1567 N. Eastman Road, Kingsport. The cost is $10 per class. For more information, call 202-5306 or email myally@allyforachievement.com.

Yoga, for beginners and advanced, is offered at 6:30 p.m., Mondays at Remax, Eastman Road. The class is led by Darlene Taylor. For more information, call (423) 384-6440.

Yoga, for beginners and advanced, 5:30 p.m., Thursdays at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church. Led by Darlene Taylor. Call (423) 384-6440.

Zumba, tai chi, pilates, ballet and yoga, at Kingsport Ballet, 201 Cherokee St., Kingsport. Tai chi, 9-10 a.m., Saturdays; pilates, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays; yoga, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and 5-6 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Fridays; adult ballet, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays; Zumba, 9-10 a.m., Tuesdays and Fridays, and 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Unlimited classes, $30 a month. 378-3967 or www.kingsportballet.org

Zumba, ladies only, is offered at 6 p.m., Mondays, at Heritage Baptist Church, 1512 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City. The cost is $3 per class.

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