Body Conditioning

Body Conditioning is a music based exercise class.
Intensity is moderate. All fitness levels welcome 

Focus is on :
* Joint mobility 
* Muscle strength 
* Core exercises  ( abdominal and back ) 

* Warm up
* Standing joint mobility/balance exercises using a ball
* Standing muscle strength exercises using hand weights
* Floor exercises ( mat ) using ball,  and own body weight for Core ( abdominal and back )

A child’s squishy play ball is used to aid control, balance, focus, eye to hand coordination and reaction time.

*During COVID: We ask students to assist their tutor in a post-course clean down of surfaces and equipment they have used during this time. Thank you for helping us ensure the safety of our entire community.You can find more about our COVID safety procedures at

Materials List

Please bring your own yoga/floor mat, towel and a full water bottle. Shared equipment is not currently available at NSCC due to COVID-19. You can purchase your own child’s ball from K Mart ($3-$4), and you will need to deflate it enough that you can squish it between your fingers and knees. A NON SLIP FLOOR MAT (ones with a rubber backing are ideal), can be purchased from K Mart, Target and Discount stores.

Tutor: Marion Claridge

Marion has been teaching a variety of Group Fitness Classes at the NSCC for 13+ years. Whether your been a student for X number of years, or you’re a relatively new student, you will always find Marion’s classes inviting, encouraging, and with a whole lot of laughter along the way. Marion believes fitness is for everybody and everyBODY!  Marion started her teaching  journey years ago, after attending an awesome ‘ free style ‘ aerobic class at a gym. It got her hooked on not only attending this particular class regularly, but also lit her passion to qualify as a ‘free style ‘ teacher herself. (Teaching ‘free style ‘ gives Marion more freedom over her choreography and music choice, instead of a more structured teaching program). Her leg warmers and leotard may be at the back of the closet now, but grapevines and easy walks are still front and centre in most of her classes, and if not, still expect a playlist from the Bee Gees to Justin Bieber and everything in between.