“PAY BY THE CLASS” PROGRAMS

Classes are held at The Friendly Community Center (The FCC) located at 6683 Route 191, Cresco PA 18326 OR The Barrett Administrative Recreation Complex (B.A.R.C), former Barrett Elementary Center,  located at 1200 Route 390, Cresco PA 18326. 

For more information call 570-481-4330 and leave a message or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

 CLASSES BELOW DO NOT REQUIRE A MEMBERSHIP TO THE FCC , PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF CLASS (CASH OR CHECK PAYABLE TO THE FCC) 
DROP IN OR  REGISTER AT   EZ- Facility Self Portal    
Pay By Class instructions

 

WEEKLY CLASSES/MONTHLY- “PAY BY THE CLASS” CLASSES HELD AT BARC

MAT PILATES AT BARC
Exercises will be performed on the mat, focusing on strength, stability, and posture, with an emphasis on deep core connection. 30 min class
Time: Wednesdays at 9:30 AM
Instructor: Rita Martin RYT200
Class Fee: $10

BREATHWORK and MEDITATION AT BARC
The class will begin with gentle stretches on the floor, followed by conscious breath work, promoting deep relaxation. We will close with a meditation. 30 min class
Time: Wednesdays at 10:15 AM
Instructor: Rita Martin, RYT200
Class Fee: $10

CANDLELIGHT FLOW YOGA – NEW CLASS COMING APRIL 1- NO JOKE!
 A slow Vinyasa flow class to ease the body of tension and refresh the mind. This class focuses on deeper stretches through longer holds allowing the body to soften and let go. Soft Candlelight will gently illuminate the room while you are guided through a gentle sequence of movements aimed at improving strength and flexibility while releasing stress and “mind clutter.”  All levels are invited with the ability to practice on the floor with a mat.Time: 6:15 PM
Instructor: Maura Maula, 200RYT
Class Fee: $10

DYNAMIC FLEX AT BARC    CLASSES WILL BEGIN FEBRUARY 21, 2024
Experience a class designed for men and women seeking to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. This class combines dynamic stretches with elements of traditional yoga, ensuring a full-body workout that leaves you feeling strong, invigorated, and focused.

Time: Wednesdays at 5:30 PM
Instructor: Michelle Yaddaw, 500 E-RYT
Class Fee: $10

New Moon Meditation and Reiki Healing
Group guided meditation and Reiki healing. A great way to create peace, calm, and clarity. No experience Necessary – You can sit in a chair or lie on the floor. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, pillow, or anything you need to make yourself comfortable. 
Dates: Friday,  Sunday, March 9th, Monday, April 8th. Tuesday, May 7th
Time: 6:30- 7:30 PM
Cost: $10 
Facilitators: Ann Merli and Cathy Merli 

PELVIC FLOOR YOGA -4 week session
This all-level yoga class is designed for both men and women and focuses on strengthening and nurturing the pelvic floor. This class focuses on targeted exercises and mindful movements that promote pelvic stability, vitality, and overall well-being.
Time: Sundays at 4:00 PM, March 3 – March 24th
Instructor: Michelle Yaddaw, 500E-RYT
Class Fee: $40 for the 4 week session

STRETCH & RESTORE YOGA
A restorative, deep relaxation yoga for women of all ages. Using gentle stretching, relaxation, and restorative poses will help you feel more balance and harmony during your daily lives. Guided breathing and meditation will end the session. Bring a yoga mat, beach towel, blanket, pillow, and any comfort items for the class. There are some extra yoga mats available for use.

Instructor: Ann Merli RYT500
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Date: Sunday, February 25, March 31, April 28, May 26th
Class Fee: $10 

WALK IT OUTNEW CLASS STARTS MARCH 12th
A fun, indoor workout that has all the benefits of walking combined with simple body weight and mobility exercises. It provides a great workout that will help you get fit and have fun! Easily adaptable for all fitness levels.
Time:
Tuesdays, 5:30 at BARC
Instructor: Natalie Schultz Kahwaty, PhD
Class Fee: $10


This class mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style calorie. burning dance fitness party.  Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.

Time: Thursdays at 5:45 PM AT BARC- Classes will rotate weekly,  between Fitness and Toning
Instructor: Meredith Guglielmo, AFAA, NASM (GPTS), AFAA (CICI), NASM (WLS), NASM (SFS)
Class Fee: $10

Zumba Classes will rotate weekly and beging February 15. 2024 AT BARC

 
If you want to have fun sculpting your body, class is for you. The challenge of adding resistance by using Zumba Toning Sticks (or light weights), helps you focus on specific muscle groups, so you and your muscles stay engaged!
Lightweight maraca-like Toning Sticks enhance your sense of rhythm and coordination while toning target zones, including arms, core, and lower body.          

Time: Thursdays at 5:45 PM AT BARC-  Classes will rotate weekly, between Fitness and Toning
Instructor: Meredith Guglielmo, AFAA, NASM (GPTS), AFAA (CICI), NASM (WLS), NASM (SFS)
Class Fee: $10

NEW CLASSES FOR KIDS- BEGIN MARCH 15th

Creative Dance With You and Me will allow guardians to explore creative dance together with their child aged 2 to 4, to help prepare them for school, develop problem-solving skills, and socialize with others in a fun and interactive way.
Instructor: Natalie Schultz Kahwaty, PhD
Fridays: March 15-April 12 from 3:30-4:15 PM
 $10.00 per child and guardian, additional siblings will be $5.00 each.
 
Creative Dance Exploration is the same as the above class, only for children ages 5-7 without guardians to dance and engage on their own.
Time/Dates: Fridays-March 15-April 12 from 4:30-5:15 PM
Instructor: Natalie Schultz Kahwaty, PhD
Fee: $10.00 for each child and additional siblings are  $5.00.

Family Boot Camp for ages 8 and up. In this class, guardians and children work as partners in a fun way to get fit and learn how working out together can help families become healthy together. Recommended for children ages 8 and up.
Instructor: Natalie Schultz Kahwaty
Time/Date: Fridays-March 15-April 12th from 5:30-6:15 PM
Fee: Guardian over 18 and child $10, may include one more child for $5 ( No more than 2 per guardian)

 

HEALING SOUNDS-CRYSTAL BOWL SOUNDBATH  TBA
Quartz crystal singing bowls are played.  Each one tuned to a chakra energy center where sound nourishes and stimulates the many systems of the body. Stretch out on a mat or sit in a chair and allow the sound to flow energetically through you. Imagine laying perfectly still completely relaxed, while all the water content of the body is doing a shimmy to the resonance of the gong. It is not only the ocean tides that are affected by the pull of the moon, but the water content of our bodies as well. Experience this amazing form of sound healing- Feel energized and relaxed. Benefits include rejuvenation, deep peace, heightened awareness, and relaxation for the mind, body, and spirit.

Time: TBA
Instructor: Kim Matthew, RYT
Cost: $10 per person- Payment is required in advance to attend, if class minimum of 5 is not met The FCC has the right to cancel. Membership is not required to attend.
Payment: Pay by credit/debit below ” Pay Now” or Make checks payable to The Friendly Community Center, Cash accepted at The FCC or A session may be paid for on the EZ Facility system
Where: The Friendly Community Center
Bring: A blanket, yoga mat  and other comfort items.

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED TO ATTEND-YOU MAY DROP IN AND PAY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. If you would like to register you may do so by:

You may pay for your program fee or materials fee by one of the following:

  • Stop by The FCC Or B.A.R.C ( Suggested to call to ensure someone will be there)
  • Send a check made payable to:The Friendly Community Center PO Box 604 Mountainhome PA 18342
  • Online payment by clicking on the  link ( if provided) for the program you wish to attend.

• Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
• If materials fees are required to participate in a program, fees must be paid before or at the beginning of the class, unless noted sooner for sufficient materials.
• Some programs and events have maximum group sizes so you might receive a pending approval message at the time of registration. Look for a follow-up email to confirm your registration.
• The Friendly Community Center reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient enrollment.


**Credit Card Payments- A small transaction fee of 2.8% + .30 per transaction will be applied to each charge in order to offset the cost to the FCC for providing this service