Summer exercise classes underway in Bethany Beach

June 7, 2014

The Town of Bethany Beach is again hosting exercise classes on the beach and bandstand. Participants are reminded to bring a towel, water, sunscreen and a mat.

Daily yoga returns for its 12th year. Georgette Rhoads, RYT and Pat Wood, RYT of the Bethany Beach Yoga Center will conduct 6 to 7 a.m. sessions on the bandstand as follows: Friday - Wednesday through Aug. 28, with a special class on Thursday, July 4 and Friday – Monday from Aug. 30 - Sept. 16. Cost is $10 per person.

Kelly Roberts of Pilates on the Beach will hold classes on the beach off Garfield Parkway at 8 a.m. She has added another day to the schedule this year- every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday through Sept. 5. Cost is $15 per person.

New this year are Body Weight Basics and Zumba. These will be taught by Theresa McDuffie of There’s a Burn In You. As the name implies, Body Weight Basics is a 45-minute class using only body weight. All exercises can be modified to fit any fitness level. Classes are $10 per person and will be held Thursdays and Sundays at 7:15 a.m. on the beach. Zumba is a Latin cardio dance party for all fitness levels. These will be on the bandstand Mondays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Cost is $7 per person.

The Town of Bethany Beach has been recognized for its excellence in community health promotion by the Governor’s Council on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.