Classes available at the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Fitness Classes Offered at Wellness Center

The Wellness Center offers members a variety of fitness classes regardless of their fitness level. No matter what your age or experience level is, we've got the right class to help you meet your fitness goals! Our fitness classes are designed to assist members in establishing a healthy lifestyle and provide a community for support. Classes at the Wellness Center have a friendly environment and are offered throughout the week.

To find out when classes are offered, download a copy of our aerobics schedule.

All fitness classes at the Wellness Center are led by knowledgeable, certified instructors. Our instructors have different backgrounds, specialties and experience resulting in diverse fitness classes. 

Click on the name of the fitness class below to learn more about each class.

Body Challenge

This class will work each body part for one hour. In that hour you will challenge your body through endurance and strength training.


A high intensity conditioning class that delivers maximum results in minimum time. Quick Fit workouts involve working your way through a series of 90 second stations.


RowFit is a unique class combining indoor rowing, running and other strengthening exercises. The short, but intense class will challenge both mind and body.

Spin Class

A smooth, safe cycling workout welcoming participants of all fitness levels. Experience the reality of the mind/body connection that is the core of obtaining complete fitness and health. Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first class to learn proper bike set-up and basic indoor cycling techniques.


Stretch and Flex

A 45-minute class incorporating basic resistance and stretching exercises. Perfect for the senior citizen or for the beginning exerciser.

Triple Threat

Ten minutes of blasting fat and strengthening your entire body with a workout fitness experts have been raving about. Tabata features 20 second intervals of extreme exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated eight times without pause.

Twenty minutes is devoted to toning all major muscle groups, while improving muscle strength and definition, we will incorporate a variety of equipment.

Fifteen minutes of intense core exercises. A strong core is integral to overall strength, posture, and daily life. By using your own body as resistance, you can build a more powerful core and improve your entire fitness ability.

Water Fitness

This is hi-lo impact class in the lap pool (may be in deep water or in the shallow area). Instructors may use kickboards, weights, and noodles for a fun and exciting water based fitness class.


Yoga, the most ancient physical discipline in existence today. Through regular practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques, you may experience increased flexibility and strength, relief of physical and mental tension, enhanced functioning of all the body systems, and an overall sense of health and well-being.

Please note we no longer have classes labeled gentle or power yoga. All instructors teach differently and each class can be modified to any fitness level.  If you are new to class we encourage you to arrive early,introduce yourself and discuss any class modifications with your instructor.




Zumba - Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center

Zumba at the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center located in Boone, NC.


Zumba fitness fuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.


Gwen Dhing - Zumba Instructor - Paul H. Broyhill Wellness CenterMeet Your Zumba Instructor - Gwen Dhing

Gwen Dhing has been teaching aerobics since 1990. She is an AFAA certified instructor. She has certifications in Group Exercise, Personal Training, Weight Training, Step Aerobics, Aquacise and Pilates. In addition, Gwen is the owner of Makoto's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar in Boone, NC.

Gwen became interested in Zumba because her sister raved about the Zumba classes she attended. After buying a Zumba DVD and trying it out, she was hooked! Gwen decided to get licensed and introduce it at the Wellness Center.

Zumba makes you feel good inside and out. Check out Gwen's class schedule to find a location you like.

Be sure to like Gwen's Facebook Page too!