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Personal Training w/Fran

Are you interested in starting a fitness program designed specifically with your own personal needs and busy schedule in mind? If so, then you need a personal trainer!

Meet your Personal Trainer

Frances Polumsky

  • American Council on Exercise Certified personal trainer with over 20 years of experience
  • B.S in physical education from Boise State University
  • Instructed Physical Education at Juneau Douglas High School and currently for University of Alaska Southeast
  • Certified Instructor for: Group Cycling (Spinning), Body Pump, Group Exercise, Strong Women, and Zumba.

Why Personal Train

Three primary reasons to have a personal trainer are education, direction and motivation.

  • You’ll learn how to achieve your goals, using an individualized program while receiving instruction and encouragement
  • This has proven to be a successful means of achieving personal fitness goals
  • For many people, success is possible as they are able to learn and see results while having fun!

Training Packages

  • Single Session: $45
  • Package #1 (3 sessions)
    $40 per session = $120 total
  • Package #2 (6 sessions)
    $38 per session = $228 total
  • Package #3 (12 sessions)
    $36 per session = $432 total

Download the PT brochure for more information.

Take a Class

The School of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of Physical Education and Outdoor Studies courses that utilize the resources of the Recreation Center.

Whether you need the structure that a class provides to insure you stay active, want to learn a technical skill in an ODS course, or just interested in learning something new, the REC Center welcomes all students. From the list below open the class details by selecting the course title. If hosted at the REC this will be clearly indicated in the Meets column.

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Classes: PE Fall 2018

The course is an investigation of fitness and health: Body structure and functions, emotional and social health, environmental impact on health, sound nutrition, prevention and treatment of childhood illness and common health problems, and media influences.

Schedule information for CRN: 72935, Section: JD1
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72935JD1Alberta Jones
Distance EdELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/29 - 9/26

Emphasis on core strengthening activities, total body strength training, aerobic conditioning and flexibility performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats, up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

Schedule information for CRN: 72936, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72936J01Frances Polumsky
UAS Rec Center102
Tue, Thu
10:00a - 11:15a
8/28 - 11/13
UAS Rec Center106
Tue, Thu
10:00a - 11:15a
8/28 - 11/13

Pass/Fail grading.

At the STUDIO, you will find innovative group fitness with top trainers and coaches! We believe that fitness can be FUN. We ATTACK, we RIDE, we PUMP, we COMBAT, we DANCE, we set our intention, and we beat personal goals. The best part? We do it together with the STUDIO DREAM TEAM! Students will participate in a variety of muscle toning, resistance and/or cardio activities. Course is appropriate for all fitness levels who are in generally good health. Wear comfortable clothing which allows for range of motion and bring a water bottle. Sessions will be held at The Studio by Emily. A course schedule will be available before the first day of classes.

Schedule information for CRN: 77543, Section: T01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77543T01Emily Davis
Arranged
8/27 - 12/15

Pass/Fail grading.

A total body, free weight barbell, free weight barbell, resistance training workout combined with various HIIT (High intensity interval training), core conditioning workouts, up to date fitness and nutrition information. class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

Schedule information for CRN: 72938, Section: J02
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72938J02Frances Polumsky
UAS Rec Center102
Tue, Thu
11:45a - 1:00p
8/28 - 11/13

Pass/Fail grading.

Emphasizes flow sequences, long-held postures, corework and breath control. It is a rigorous class meant to balance muscle strengthening and flexibility. Students will gain greater endurance, and the ability to build and use abdominal muscles for power in this class. Reflection activities will emphasize the application of yoga philosophy and principles to everyday life.

Schedule information for CRN: 72940, Section: J04
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72940J04Theresa Soley
UAS Rec Center106
Mon, Wed
9:30a - 10:30a
8/27 - 12/5

Pass/Fail grading.

Do you want to be less stressful? Have more peace in your life? Then this meditation course is for you. We will focus on holding our bodies in the proper posture while we sit and meditate. We will explore how to use meditation in order to become more self-aware of our thoughts, bodies and emotions and to learn how to take better care of ourselves and to be more fully alive and in the present moment.

Schedule information for CRN: 76178, Section: KD1
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
76178KD1Teague Whalen
Distance EdWEB
8/27 - 12/15

Pass/Fail grading.

Combines seated postures, vinyasa movements, breathing and use of props. It is great for beginners to yoga, or those looking to add a physical balance to muscle building activities. It will emphasize physical mindfulness, endurance, openness, and basic yoga philosophy.

Schedule information for CRN: 76653, Section: J05
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
76653J05Theresa Soley
UAS Rec Center102
Monday
3:10p - 5:00p
8/27 - 12/3

Pass/Fail grading.

An introduction to resistance training workouts with dumb bells, barbells, cable machines and body weight workouts to improve sports performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats which will focus on skills required in various sports as well as up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

Schedule information for CRN: 72939, Section: J03
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72939J03Frances Polumsky
UAS Rec Center106
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
8/27 - 10/31
UAS Rec Center102
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
8/27 - 10/31

Pass/Fail grading.

This course is appropriate for all fitness levels who are in generally good health. Wear comfortable clothing which allows for range of motion and bring a water bottle. Sessions will be held at Yoga Union. Students will be able to use 20 punches to explore classes. Please see Yoga Union website for a list of classes. http://yogaunionsitka.org/site.

Schedule information for CRN: 77590, Section: T02
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77590T02Kari Johnson
Arranged
8/27 - 12/15

Pass/Fail grading.

Introduces skills and equipment necessary for safe travel in and on swiftly moving water. Intensive training in river hydrology, rescue equipment and techniques, boat handling, and self and group contact rescues, leading to international certification as a Swiftwater Rescue Technician I. Students must be in good physical condition.

Schedule information for CRN: 77128, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77128J01Staff
UAS Rec Center115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
9/27 - 9/28
FieldDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
9/29 - 9/30

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODD S112-J01.

Introduces skills and equipment required for overnight backpacking trips in SE Alaska in non-winter seasons. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment, and introduces contingency plan concepts. Includes strategies for backcountry cooking. Overnight outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition.

Schedule information for CRN: 72942, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72942J01Kevin Krein
UAS Rec Center115
Tue, Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
10/4 - 10/11
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/6 - 10/7
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/12 - 10/14

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODS S114-J01.

Introduces the basics of rock climbing in both indoor and outdoor settings. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling, and top rope anchor setup. Students must be in good physical condition.

Schedule information for CRN: 72943, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72943J01Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center115
Tue, Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
8/29 - 9/6
FieldDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
9/1 - 9/2
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/7 - 9/10

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODS S116-J01.

Fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Introduces commonly used equipment and techniques, and the challenges and hazards found in the activity. Instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, boat handling, paddling, sea strokes, re-entry, rolling and bracing. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Requires good physical condition, backcountry camping skills, and participation in an overnight outing.

Schedule information for CRN: 72945, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72945J01Glenn Wright
UAS Rec Center115
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/5 - 9/5
UAS Rec Center115
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/11 - 9/13
FieldOVERNIGHT
Friday
5:30p - 11:00p
9/14 - 9/14
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/15 - 9/16
UAS Rec Center115
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/24 - 9/24

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODS S133-J01.

Schedule information for CRN: 77850, Section: J02
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77850J02Glenn Wright
UAS Rec Center115
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/5 - 9/5
UAS Rec Center115
5:30p - 8:30p
9/17 - 9/20
FieldOVERNIGHT
Friday
5:30p - 11:00p
9/21 - 9/21
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/22 - 9/23

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODS S133-J02.

Covers topics relating to extended backcountry trips and navigation by map and compass. Students acquire skills necessary for planning and carrying out multi-day backpacking trips and learn to use common maps to plan routes through unknown terrain. Students must be in good physical condition. Outings are a required course component.

Schedule information for CRN: 72947, Section: J01
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
72947J01Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center115
Saturday
5:30p - 8:30p
10/27 - 10/27
FieldDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
10/27 - 10/28
FieldOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/2 - 11/4

Pass/Fail grading.

Stacked with ODS S205-J01.

 
 

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