Items Tagged ‘FAQ’

June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in a Pilates class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

A Pilates class will strengthen your core muscles–abdominal and spinal .  This will improve your balance and coordination, as well as, your posture.  Having a strong core improves every move you make because all movements start from the body’s core.  Pilates classes can help to relieve back pain and prevent injury.  Exercises are performed laying […]

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Tags: FAQ, Mind Body Studio, Pilates


June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What is Pilates Reformer?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The Pilates Reformer is the main piece of equipment for Pilates exercises.  The DAHLC has six STOTT V2 Max Plus Reformers located in its Pilates Studio. Pilates reformer sessions run for several weeks with students attending once a week.  Skills are learned and students progress to higher levels when ready. The prerequisite for the Pilates […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What is Pilates Sculpt Class?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The Pilates Sculpt classes use a small piece of equipment called the Chair.  The Chair has one pedal with varying degrees of resistance.  The student performs exercises using the Chair to challenge core stability.  Some traditional weight work is incorporated as well.  The DAHLC also offers a class called Pilates Balance & Control which uses […]

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Tags: FAQ, Pilates


June 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Aquatic Facilities/Pool Overview

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Pool Information A cleansing shower is required prior to pool use The DAHLC offers 2 pools for members’ use: the Fitness Pool and the Lap Swim Pool Both pools are open during regular business hours Pools contain chlorine solution A hydraulic lift is available for accessibility into both pools DAHLC Swim Dress Code must be […]

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Tags: Aquatic, FAQ, Fitness Pool, Pool


May 31, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Learn about Cycle

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Cycling provides a low impact cardiovascular workout.  This aerobic activity will also support strengthening your lower body muscles. All levels welcome to participate – beginners to cycling veterans Group classes focus on endurance, strength, intervals or speed while keeping you motivated throughout the ride Virtual ride formats are also available to enhance cycling options The […]

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Tags: Bike, Cycle, FAQ, Spin


February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What is a wellness evaluation?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The purpose of a wellness evaluation is to assess your current level of health in order to develop an activity program that will help you achieve your fitness goals.  These clinical services are offered at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center (DAHLC) for members only.  Just like other clinical areas at Mayo Clinic, any patient care […]

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Tags: FAQ, wellness evaluation


February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Do you have group fitness classes? Do I have to sign up for them, or pay extra?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

We have a wide variety of classes to meet the interests and needs of our members. Classes are drop-in, so signing up is not necessary. There is no extra cost to our members or their guests. Click here for our group fitness schedule.   

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Tags: FAQ, Group Fitness


February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Do you have a women-only exercise area?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Yes.  Our Women’s Studio is located near the entrance to the women’s locker room and provides an area for women to stretch or exercise on cardio and strength equipment. Want to learn about training in this space?  Sign up for a Women’s Studio Basics class! Why have a Women’s Studio? In planning the  healthy living center, […]

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Tags: Facility, FAQ, Women-only


February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

How to freeze, unfreeze, or cancel your DAHLC membership

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Freeze To freeze, submit this form and select ‘Freeze’ from the dropdown menu Member is not able to use facility or services during freeze period and is responsible for dues when membership is active. Membership will automatically become active after the freeze end date expires. At this time, you can freeze your membership through the […]

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Tags: Facility, FAQ, membership


February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What are the peak times?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Peak usage times are 5:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. During these peak times, parking can most easily be found in Lot 30.  For participation in Group Fitness Drop-In Classes during this time, plan an extra 15 minutes to secure a spot.  Usage of cardio equipment […]

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Tags: Facility, FAQ, hours