Group fitness classes are fun, challenging and competition free. Taught by trained student and/or faculty instructors, group fitness offers a quality means of staying active and in shape. Regardless of whether you are new to working out, a veteran exerciser or just getting back into shape, everyone is welcome to participate.
Group fitness classes are free for undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff for the Spring 2019 semester.
Punch Cards and Unlimited SEMESTER Passes are available in the Campus Recreation Office, Room 120 Markin Center.
BARRE: Barre is a ballet inspired group exercise class. In each barre class, participants will experience a variety of dance-based strengthening exercises to upbeat music. No previous ballet experience is needed to get a great barre workout!
BODY BLAST: Weights and cardio. Cardio and weights. Body Blast does both to work your ENTIRE body!!
BOOT CAMP: A combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. You get EVERYTHING you need!
BUTTS-N-GUTS: A combination of lower body, abs and lower back exercises to tone, sculpt and strengthen the lower body and core.
CIRCUIT TRAINING: This class is a rigorous interval training sequence with high intensity exercises. It builds cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance!
CORE STRENGTH: Tone and strengthen your abs and lower back with this intense 15 minute workout.
DANCE FIT: Throughout the class students will experience choreography and fitness to create dance-inspired workouts that incorporate basic movements. The class takes students step by step through each movement, so you don’t have to be a dancer to feel the benefits of the class.
FLOW YOGA: A combination of accessible poses, fluid movement and breath. Over the course of 60 minutes you will move through a series of poses that gently engage and open major muscle groups.
PILATES/YOGA: Discover your inner “powerhouse” with this body conditioning class. Improve your total body alignment, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance with low-impact exercises that focus on your breath and core strength. This class is perfect for every fitness level as exercises can be modified in range of difficulty. This class moves through a variety of yoga poses in a balanced and systematic way. Benefits of yoga include heightened body awareness and mind focus, tension release, increased range of motion at the joints and an overall sensation of more balance in life. The session ends with restorative work, which energizes the body through passive stretch techniques.
R.I.P.P.E.D.: (Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometric, Endurance, and Diet) A high energy workout that masterfully combines an easy, yet effective cardiovascular routine interlaced with weights and resistance. It’s fun, created for all fitness levels and will produce results you are looking for.
STRENGTH TRAINING 101: You do not need to be a bodybuilder to benefit from strength training. This class will show you the proper technique and routines to get you started lifting weights. Each class during a five week period will be a different muscle group. Whether your goal is fat loss or muscle gain, this workout will help you discover the power of effective training. Beginners will learn the proper technique of different exercises.
STRETCH and GO: A short class for stretching. Add it before your workout to help prevent injury, or after your workout to maintain/increase range of motion.
STRETCH and MEDITATE: A longer class that includes time for stretching at the beginning to help prevent injury and time to relax and focus your mind.
WARM YOGA: A traditional Hatha method class. Slow flow through poses in a heated environment will help sweat out toxins and increase flexibility, strength and balance. All fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water for a 45 minute class.
YOGA: This class moves through a variety of yoga poses in a balanced and systematic way. Benefits of yoga include heightened body awareness and mind focus, tension release, increased range of motion at the joints and an overall sensation of more balance in life. The session ends with restorative work, which energizes the body through passive stretch techniques.
ZUMBA: Zumba combines Latin and international rhythms into an interval training class which burns fat, reduces stress which tones and sculpts your body. Ditch the workout join the party! All fitness levels.