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Fitness at Canalside

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is excited to present another fun summer of free fitness classes! This year’s dynamic lineup includes Zumba, barre, yoga, and more. This summer series is designed for all ages and all fitness levels.

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Canalside Buffalo
44 Prime Street

For more information and a complete schedule of free fitness classes, click the button below.

Class Descriptions

Barre Centric: Barre Centric classes fuse together ballet, yoga, Pilates, and functional training in a fun and effective way. Our classes will lead you through isometric exercises to fatigue your muscles, followed by deep stretches to lengthen the muscles, the result being longer and toned muscles!

BikeOrBar HIIT: BikeOrBar HIIT  is packed full of intense workout sets and full body movement that takes athletic interval training to the next level. Coach Lexi drives you onward and tests your technique. Walk in fierce and walk out fearless.

Boxstar Training: Boxstar training utilizes non-combative boxing routines for people at any level, combining boxing and kickboxing workouts, fight conditioning, and resistance training.

Chair and Mat Yoga: Chair and Mat Yoga helps busy youth, adults, and seniors find peace and happiness through yoga-inspired sessions, mindfulness, and creative expression.

Core Fit Athletics: Core Fit Athletics is designed for cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, and stretching. This class is a fully functional session that mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training.

Core Velocity Yoga: Core Velocity Yoga includes stretching, breathing, and flowing in standing postures. Classes are perfect for all levels and take a classic approach to breathing and exercises.

Everyone Can Dance: Sway, Stretch, Imagine, Laugh…innovative dance program open to all ages. Follow along and even learn how to improvise in your own movement style. FREE recreational dance class!

Fit Like A Gladiator: Fit Like A Gladiator Bootcamp Style includes a combination of plyometrics, lower body exercises, and a heavy dose of cardio that will test your endurance and strengthen your lower half using nothing but your body weight.

Garage Fitness HIIT and Kick: HIIT and Kick is a high-intensity fitness class designed for all fitness levels from beginners to elite athletes that will ultimately challenge and motivate you.

Get Livin: Get Livin Workouts are 45-minute high-intensity interval training group fitness classes, programmed around a variety of bodyweight, functional, and cardio based movements, with a whole LOT of positive energy, smiles, and high fives mixed in!

Graceful Warrior Yoga: Grace Warrior Yoga classes are designed to bring forth a unique experience filled with strength, power, grace, and clarity. Yoga and its unique ability to connect the body and mind are sure to bring about the positive results that we are all looking for in our daily lives.

Himalyean Institute Meditation: Meditation, a method for acquiring a clear and tranquil mind, is the heart of yoga practice. Discover a new level of peace within yourself.

IMPACT Hip Hop Yoga: Impact Yoga is an all levels class which pairs breath with movement while building heat, improving endurance, and challenging your physical and mental stamina. Creative sequencing develops strength, mindfulness and safe mobility through poses and transitions.

Jada Blitz Fitness: Jada Blitz Fitness will incorporate a wide variety of equipment and exercises, including body weight and free weights. This class is flexible to serve the needs of all participants - it will get beginners in shape, challenge the athlete, and both men and women are welcome!

Kids Generation POUND: Generation POUND was created not just as a workout geared towards kids, but a movement that aims to change the concept of health and fitness for today's youth. Get ready to make fitness about self-expression, empowerment, self-love, and FUN!

Kids Get Moving – Creative Movements: Kid's Get Moving Creative Movement is a wonderful way for children to be confident and active. We encourage kids to lead healthy self-expression that we are born with, to grow self-esteem and establish an active and healthy lifestyle in all phases of our children's lives.

Kids Josh and Friends: Josh and Friends is an all adapted workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. It is all about breaking a sweat and having fun. The class focuses on cardio endurance by starting with simple dance moves then building into more complex sequences, bringing everyone a great cardio workout.

Kids Zumbini with Jody: The Zumbini® with Jody program combines music, dance and educational tools for 1 hour of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun!

LA Fitness Cardio: LA Fitness has steadily increased its presence by focusing on the one lifelong benefit valued by everyone: good health. Join us for a beautiful cardio fitness class on the Waterfront!

La’Movement Fitness: Join the Party! La’Movement Fitness is a place to get up, get active, and get moving. Offering high energy and vibrant dance fitness classes facilitated through a multi-cultural lens.

Power Yoga: Power Yoga is committed to growth, your growth! We create a space for possibility in everything we do and we show people that yoga is for everybody.

Rise Fitness Hatha Yoga: During this yoga practice we will explore our strength, flexibility, and pranayama. Relaxation and concentration techniques will be included to help dive into our divine and whole self, keeping us centered and aligned. This is an all levels class.

Shannon Connors Fitness: Come join certified Group Fitness Dynamo Shannon Connors and her team as they work you out in this full-body, high energy workout designed to work every muscle in your body: beginner to the most experienced fitness enthusiasts can enjoy this one!!  Just bring your mat, a water bottle and your energy!! 

Silent Disco with La'Movement Fitness: Grab a pair of headphones and join the party! La'Movement is partnering with Silent Disco to bring you a unique dance workout class unlike any other.

Silver Sneakers Chair Yoga: Silver Sneakers Chair Yoga specifically accommodates all practices, ages, and experience levels for seniors or those with limited mobility.

Silver Sneakers Dance: Strength. Confidence. Flexibility. This class takes the best from yoga and pilates and combines them into one fusion class designed to relax the body and mind with peaceful music and invigorating movements.

Soma Cura Yoga: Flow Yoga at Canalside is open to all levels and promote strength, courage and a deep sense of calm. Stay grounded and learn to soar!

SowFit POUND Fitness: POUND is a unique exercise method inspired by energizing, infectious and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.

Studio J’s Kids Dance: We make dance and fitness affordable and fun! We believe that learning to dance in a healthy, creative, nurturing environment expands imaginations, builds self-esteem, promotes self-discipline and establishes a sense of teamwork and cooperation.

Yoga with Steve: Get to Canalside for a 60 minute peaceful and powerful yoga session with Steve Procknal.

Zumba at Canalside: Zumba at Canalside is an hour-long dance fitness party. Join instructors Jen, Megan, and Olivia as they lead you through different international rhythms for a great outdoor summer workout on the Buffalo Waterfront. Zumba is simple and easy to follow (you don’t have to be a “dancer”), will get your energy up, and is guaranteed to leave you feeling happy and wanting more!

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