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ZeSa Expands Class Offerings to Include Balance Builder and Yoga

I've been taking balance classes at ZeSa Fitness for over a year, and can attest to how beneficial it has been in improving my coordination and overall fitness. During class, the body is fully engaged as we balance on various levels of "Activators" (pictured below), while lifting weights, doing crunches and other moves.

They've recently added two new classes that will appeal to those who may be intimidated by the equipment or buff models shown on their website and Facebook page.

The first new offering is ZESA Balance Builder, is a class that starts from the ground up and is specifically designed to improve balance, strength and flexibility, all of which are so important for day to day activities and functional movement. All moves in this class can be done on their mats or on their newly developed Stimulators, which provide all the benefits of Activators, but at a low level of instability. This basic class is perfect for seniors, those recovering from an injury, or anyone who would like to begin gradually to improve their balance. 

Shown standing on the flat-bottomed Stimulators, Jeff started taking classes a few months ago and has since progressed to Level I Activators (with rounded bottoms) and participates in the ZeSa Power Class.

In addition to better balance, other benefits include:

  • Faster reaction time
  • Improved coordination
  • Stronger bones and muscles
  • Better brain function

Beginning November 13, ZeSa Balance Builder classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30am.

Their second new offering is YOGAclass for all levels, performed on their large cushioned mats. This flowing sequence of yoga poses links breath and movement together. You’ll cultivate awareness to help the mind and body achieve balance, while actively building core strength and flexibility. (I've added this class to my weekly routine in addition to the ZeSa Power session.)

YOGA classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00am.

If you'd like to check out either of these new classes, now is the perfect time! ZeSa has a First Week Free promotion (applicable to just the ZeSa Balance Builder and YOGA). They also offer First Class Free, applicable to any class.

ZeSa Fitness is located at 1024 Washington Avenue S, in the retail level of the Bridgewater Lofts. Learn more at (keep in mind, the video and pictures portray participants in the ZeSa Power Pro Class and advanced Yoga Class - not the Balance Builder or new YOGA classes). Private sessions are also available. Contact Cindy Vavra at or 507-461-0681 if questions.

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