Fitness

Every Friday until Jan. 27 2017, 10-11:15am;

Yoga Class

Continuing level yoga class appropriate for people new to yoga and for people who have practiced for a long time. Beginning with a short meditation, the class moves into poses based on the interests of the class drawing from an intelligent approach to the body.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per class

Age: Ages 18+, Kids with a parent

Fitness

Sat. Dec. 10 10-11am

High 5 Free Yoga Reunion

If you loved High 5 Free Yoga in Phoenix Park this summer, get together and reunite for a High 5 Free Yoga Reunion practice at Dragonfly Dance & Wellness where all the conversation began.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Dec. 10 11:30am-2pm

New Yogi Training: Yoga 101

This workshop includes lunch (Herbalife shake and tea) and free access to the New Yogi Club facebook group. The intention of this workshop is to assist you in feeling more comfortable attending your first yoga class and/or enhance your current practice by re-visiting the basics.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $37

Fitness

Thu. Dec. 15 5:15-6:30pm

Guided Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra or “yogic sleep” is practiced lying down using props to support your body. Yoga Nidra stills your mind, releases physical tension in your body and aims to balance life force energy (“prana” or “chi”).

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (member discount available)

Fitness

Tue. Dec. 20 6-7pm

Pop-Up Yoga with Headwater Yoga

Holidays can be a stressful time - make room for self-care. Join us for a 60-minute all levels power vinyasa class. Bring your own mat, a water bottle and an open mind.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey Street

Cost: Pay what you can

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Dec. 31 8:15pm

New Years Eve Dance Party

Dance your way into 2017. There will be a swing dance lesson at 8:15pm followed by a variety of music for all dance styles. Lesson and Music by Goggin. The evenings includes party favors, snacks and a midnight toast. It is encouraged to call ahead and make a reservation.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave, Altoona

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Age: 18+

Fitness

Every Wednesday from Jan. 4 2017 to Aug. 30 2017, 9-10am;

Dance Inspired Exercise

Dance Inspired Exercise for adults of all ages with no dance experience. A meditative experience that builds core strength while easing tension. The class consists predominantly of stretches on the floor. Based on Martha Graham technique.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

Fitness

Every Monday, Thursday from Jan. 9 2017 to Feb. 16 2017;

Beginner Mat Pilates

People of all ages, fitness levels, and body conditions can benefit from Pilates. Join in and improve your posture, gain whole-body toning, and enhance your body awareness.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $60; Call, text, or e-mail to register by 1/6

Fitness

Every Monday, Thursday from Jan. 9 2017 to Feb. 17 2017;

Intermediate Mat Pilates

People of all ages, fitness levels, and body conditions can benefit from Pilates. Join in and improve your posture, gain whole-body toning, and enhance your body awareness. Class will be taught by Anna King, certified Pilates instructor since 2003.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $60; Call, text, or e-mail to register by 1/6

Fitness

Every Monday, Wednesday from Jan. 9 2017 to Feb. 1 2017, 6-6:30pm; Every Monday, Wednesday from Jan. 9 2017 to Feb. 1 2017, 6-6:30am;

Abs & Arms

Do you have 30 minutes and want to focus on strengthening your abs and arms? To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

10th Street Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20/person

Age: Adults

Fitness

Wed. Jan. 11 5:30pm

Introduction to Yoga

The Introduction to Yoga Series is for those who have never tried yoga or would like to revisit a practice from long ago. The 8-week series will prepare new students in beginning poses and the fundamentals of yoga. A great idea for a Christmas gift for yourself or others. Watch for details on the Eau Claire Yoga Center website for classes starting in January.

Eau Claire Yoga Center 2524 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: TBA

Fitness

Thu. Jan. 12 5:15-7:15pm

Advance Your Asana

The Advance Your Asana workshop provides the opportunity to take a closer look at your yoga practice - poses, sensations, mindset, breath. Find the balance between strength and softness, effort and ease. Feel stronger, protect your joints, and elevate your practice. We will explore routine poses as well as new poses.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (member discount available)

Fitness

Every Tuesday 7am Tuesday 5:30pm Saturday 8:15am from Jan. 24 2017 to May. 9 2017

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

Fitness

Every Monday, Wednesday from Feb. 13 2017 to Mar. 22 2017, 6-6:30am; Every Monday, Wednesday from Feb. 13 2017 to Mar. 22 2017, 6-6:30pm;

Fit in 30

Are you feeling sluggish and tired? Bored with your current routine? Join this high energy, full body workout and see the benefits for yourself! To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation office.

10th Street Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20/person

Age: Adult

Causes

Sat. Sep. 2 7:30am-1pm

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.

Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages