Exercising outside this summer isn’t an option for most people, given the increasingly extreme temperatures. Why not check out some fun fitness classes offered in an air-conditioned setting instead?

The Sunnyslope Community Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., has a variety of indoor exercise classes beginning June 3 and continuing through Aug. 31. Among them are the popular yoga classes for ages 18 and older. Morning yoga takes place 9-10:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, as well as Tuesdays and Thursdays; cost is $45.

For those who prefer and evening workout, Hatha Yoga is offered 6:30-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 4; cost is $40. A popular Classic Yoga class, great for beginners or those who are just looking for a good stretch, is available 6:30-7:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning June 26. All yoga classes are available for drop-in as well as full session registration. Each drop-in is $6 and a valid recreation card is required.

Other exercise and physical fitness classes include QiGong, Tai Chi Chuan and Zumba. For more information or to register, stop by the recreation center, visit www.phoenix.gov/parks and click on the link for Classes and Programs, or call 602-262-6661.


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