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Health & Fitness Ministry

Mission Statement:

Understanding the importance of a healthy body, mind and soul, these classes are designed to foster growth in community, faith sharing, prayer support, in addition to improving physical well-being.”


Classes are in the Parish Center Gym and incorporate prayer. We started January 3, 2022; however, start when you can.

Aerobics and Strength  Our certified instructors offer adaptions of all exercises to meet your ability level. You need a mat and hand weights. Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:45 am.  The cost is $5 per class. Your first class is free! For more information, email 

Strength and Flexibility  This class improves your core strength, balance and increases your flexibility. You can participate either standing or seated. We meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to10 am. Your first class is free. For more information and pricing, email Catherine Atwood at This class has a Zoom option as well as in person.

Chair Aerobics for Seniors  If you are interested in participating in this class on Tuesdays from 10:45-11:45 am, email Laurel Hamber, We need a minimum of five participants to start this class.

Experience Pietra Fitness  This is a stretching and strengthening class that tones the body while  incorporating Christian prayer in the Catholic Tradition. Classes are Tuesdays from 10:15-11:15 am and Fridays from 9:45-10:45 am. Bring a friend and receive a free class! For more information, email