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Free yoga offered at the Fitness Center


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter Free yoga classes are being offered at the SCSU Fitness Center for students who are non-members. The classes are offered twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:30-1:30 p.m., according to Denise Zach, instructor of the free yoga sessions. Zach said, “This isn’t the first time the fitness center has offered these classes,

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Fitness Center offers free classes


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The lights dimmed slowly in the yoga class, students laid out their mats and sat cross legged.  Music came from the stereo, creating a calm environment.  The instructor asked the students to close their eyes and relax as the room became quiet, her voice and the music were the only noise echoing throughout the

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Fitness Center hires Zumba instructors as interest and class size grows


Sandra Gomez-Aceves – Special to the Southern News  Past the treadmills and the weight lifting section at Southern Connecticut State University’s fitness center is a large workout room where all types of student-instructed classes take place. Among the highest demanded is Zumba, a high cardio workout that is based on dancing to the latest lively songs. Zumba at SCSU has had

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Fitness Center advises students to set realistic fitness goals


Assistant Director of the Fitness Center Jessica Scibek helps employee Kenneth Benoit sign in a member.  NEW HAVEN–When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, assistant director of the fitness center, Jessica Scibek, said setting fitness goals is really important. “Sometimes,” said Scibek, “people set unrealistic goals like, ‘I’m going to go to the gym every single day until spring break.’ That’s

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