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SALSArobics Saturday, October 29

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  • Date: October 29
  • Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Price: $15
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Join Esther Gutierrez Sloan for this fun workout! A major distinction of this program is that the joy, fun, and discovery are ongoing!!

Varying impact and intensity levels are presented as options throughout the class, while moving to a myriad of enticing Latin, Caribbean, Spanish and African beats.

  • Esther offers an experience that averages  4000-4200 steps with varying degrees of intensity.
  • Total Body Training “TBT” Systems Methodology is used to maintain proper postural alignment and ensure muscular conditioning.
  • Pheripheral Heart Action PHA training methodology is used to work with an aerobic intensity which is  optional and challenged based on the level that the participant chooses to execute the rhythmic steps
  • Using inline motion protocol, moving from one end of the room to the other end makes the participant effectively and functionally use steps, while working on balance and coordination by changing direction {lateral, diagonal, front, backward).

Proprioceptive Neurological Facilitation PNF stretching is performed at end of the session.

This class runs on Saturdays, October 15 – November 26, 10:00am – 11:00am


SALSArobics was created by Colombian-born Esther Gutierrez Sloan.  Esther has performed SALSArobics on national television and local television in Illinois, California, Florida and New York.

Esther has led SALSArobics classes, exhibitions, workshops and presentations at fitness conventions, health clubs, schools, fundraising events, and ethnic festivals, internationally and nationally.

Esther was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2010 in recognition of her pioneering efforts to introduce authentic Latin rhythms and dance steps into an aerobic exercise in 1989 when she created SALSArobics.

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