Fitness Programs


Annex with equipmentThe City of Montgomery offers a variety of fitness opportunities for all ages and abilities with a focus on a wide range of development areas:

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Cardio endurance
  • All equipment needed is provided
  • Classes focus on current trends in fitness programming taught by qualified and certified instructors.
  • Classes are held at the Recreation Annex Building (located at 10115 Montgomery Road)

For more information, contact Julie Machon, recreation director, at 513-792-8316 or email her at

Fitness Class Descriptions

bootcampGet ready for the ultimate total body workout! A class to improve your strength, agility, and cardiovascular fitness. This class uses interval training techniques with different exercise stations challenging all of the major muscle groups.

Classes are taught by a TriHealth Fitness Instructor.

Classes are held on Wednesdays
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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Cardio, Strength & StretchThis class offers light to moderate cardiovascular exercises, light strength training and light stretching for 20 minutes each. The instructor has experience with teaching adults of all ages and will teach to individual’s fitness levels, taking into account common physical concerns of adults and the value of gaining and maintaining muscle strength.

Classes are taught by a TriHealth Fitness Instructor.

  • Tuesday or Thursday Sessions
  • 9:00 -10:00 a.m.

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Chair YogaYoga is a practice that can be modified to support anyone at any stage of life, and it is never too late to begin! This class is intended to make yoga accessible to advancing seniors and to students with arthritis, injuries or other movement limitations and challenges. Each student will have a chair to assist with balance for some simple standing poses. We will also do many postures seated in the chair and will spend plenty of time on breath work and guided relaxation.

Classes are taught by Registered Yoga Teacher Linda Becker.

Classes are held on Mondays from 11:00 a.m. – Noon.

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Pilates EquipmentThis class is geared toward using core body muscles (abdominal, obliques, back and gluteal muscles) to get effective results in the midsection. This workout gets results in all the problem places by working on lengthening of the spine, proper alignment and posture, and a strong center to create a slimmer profile.

Classes are taught by a TriHealth Fitness Instructor.

  • Tuesday or Thursday Sessions
  • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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Restorative Yoga, or Urban Zen Integrative Therapy, ™ is a holistic approach to addressing symptoms many people face daily, such as pain, anxiety, insomnia, exhaustion, digestive issues, and stress. This approach works by layering supporting resting poses, gentle mindful movements, body and breath-based meditation, aromatherapy, and Reiki. Urban Zen is a completely restorative practice suited for anyone. It is about self-care on a daily basis, helping to promote a sense of wellbeing and inner peace.

This class is taught by Linda Becker, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Urban Zen Integrative Therapist. Linda has been teaching all types of yoga in many different settings for over 15 years. Linda is also our popular Chair Yoga Instructor at the Annex. She has taught in yoga studios, community centers, assisted living, rehab facilities, and hospice. Linda owned a yoga studio where she trained other yoga teachers. She is also a Reiki Master Teacher and trained in essential oil therapy. Linda’s passion is to make the practices of yoga accessible for everyone.


Tai ChiOften called a moving meditation, Tai Chi has its roots in martial arts. The movements are practiced slowly and smoothly with attention to proper posture and breathing. Tai Chi is easy to learn, effective and safe; it increases flexibility, muscle strength, heart/lung activity, aligns posture, improves balance, and integrates the mind and body.

Classes are taught by Master Tai Chi Trainer, Ralph Dehner.

  • Tuesdays
  • 10:20 – 11:20 a.m.

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Yoga classThese classes will explore physical posture and energetic alignment through traditional yoga poses, while building strength and flexibility. Modifications will be offered to make sure everyone gets just what he or she needs, so all levels of fitness are welcome. Classes will begin with a brief centering and end with savasana or meditation. Now offering Beginner Level and Mixed Level classes.

Classes are taught by Registered Yoga Teacher Wendy Andersen.

Beginner Level

  • Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

Mixed Level (Two sessions to choose from)

  • Mondays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

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