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6/08/2018 10:00 a.m.
Monday 6 August, 2018
your togs and have your balancing skills ready – the South Island’s first Aqua
Board class is coming to Ashburton and it’s set to make waves at the EA
to the Centre will be able to push their traditional workouts to new heights in
the class, atop a floating board in the middle of a pool, and for one hour on
20 August, they’ll be able to try Aqua Board for free.
Facility Manager Steven Prescott says the Aqua Board class will be a full body
workout suitable for people of all fitness levels.
you’re looking to improve your fitness or shake things up with a new workout,
the Aqua Board class will have something for everyone. Come along at any time
during the free trial hour from 7.00pm to 8.00pm and test your ability to stay
upright on the boards while working up a sweat.”
Board involves a mixture of high intensity and yoga-inspired exercises. Unlike
traditional bodyweight workouts on dry land, participants have to complete the
exercises while also balancing their weight on the boards. This targets core
and stabilising muscles which helps with posture, balance and coordination.
quite popular across Europe and in parts of North America, Aqua Board is
relatively new to New Zealand. Mr Prescott says the free trial will give locals
the chance to see if Aqua Board is the class for them.
Board is unlike any class we have at the Centre and we are very proud that we
will be the first in the South Island, and in fact one of the first facilities
in the whole country to have it on offer. Make sure you take advantage of this
free trial – Aqua Board could be the exercise that pushes you further or kick
starts your fitness journey.”
brand, Speedo will be at the trial evening displaying their range of togs that
are specially designed for Aqua Board classes.
into the pool to take part in the trial will be free to non-EA Networks Centre
members. Members and non-members will not be charged to participate. A
timetable for the class will be revealed on the evening.
more information about the Aqua Board trial evening on 20 August, contact Gym
Supervisor Anna Johnson at the EA Networks Centre on 03 308 4020 or email Anna.Johnson@adc.govt.nz