Group Fitness Classes

Effective April 4, 2022, Campus Recreation will reopen to all members who have purchased a Campus Recreation membership.  We will also resume guest sales on April 4, 2022.  If you have a current membership that was placed on hold due to the pandemic, please look for an email the week of March 28th with details on reactivating your membership and your new expiration date.  OLLI, Alumni, Spouses/Dependents, and Affiliate members, as well as Guests, can find more information by visiting COVID-19 Modifications.

Fall 2022 Group Fitness Classes will begin on Monday, August 28th, 2022. Check back soon for the full group fitness schedule!

 

Reservations for group fitness classes are available but not required. To participate in group fitness classes you can either sign up in advance on our app or simply scan in with your OneCard when you arrive. View more information on how to navigate and sign up for the Campus Rec App for the first time.

Check out the tabs below to see which classes will be the best fit. Keep in mind that all instructors are able to offer modifications to their classes and anyone can attend any class they want. With all we have to offer, there is always a class for everyone!

Yoga

Vinyasa Flow Yoga – In this 60 minute all levels class, we will flow through various sequences with breath, intention, and music. Modifications will be offered which will address physical limitations or opportunities to make the practice more challenging. Participants can expect to leave class feeling rejuvenated and balanced.

Yin and Yang Yoga – A 60 minute all levels class that includes 30 minutes of Yang practice- an invigorating Vinyasa flow. Following 30 minutes of Yin, a slower practice focusing on the connective tissues and joints of the body. Through delving deeper into the body, we will begin to understand the nature of Yin and Yang, to discover how they reflect into our lives on and off of the yoga mat. 

Gentle Yoga – This gentle yoga class is dedicated to relaxing and stretching your muscles while releasing mental and physical stress. During this class, you will be guided through a meditation to clear any negative inner chatter so as a class we can flow through a range of poses accessible for everyone with an open mind and soul. Join for a calming judgment free night. This is a class where you will grow over time, nourishing your mind-body connection through yoga.

Cardio & Strength

Bootcamp – This class will be focused on improving both muscular and cardiovascular strength and endurance by utilizing calisthenics (body weight) exercises and training methods. This class will be set up using stations in which different stations and participants will work their way through all stations in a single class period. Modifications can be made for all participants so that each class period is customized to each individual participant.

Circuit Training – This class is intended to be a low-impact, full body workout. Participants will rotate through various stations. The stations will include lower-body, upper-body, core and cardio workouts. The various exercises used can be easily modified based on ability levels to ensure a tailored workout for everyone involved.

Cycle – This class is a fun and stationary way to ride a bike and exercise.   This group fitness class utilizes stationary bikes for a variety of exercises such as sprints, climbs, tap-backs, and even some arm exercises. This class is very customizable and welcomes beginners, experts, and everyone in-between.

Core and more! – This is a 30 minute class for those looking for a thorough core workout and other various exercises. The class includes a warm up and cool down and predominantly exercises targeted at core and abdominal groups but stemming beyond the core to other areas of the body resulting in a full body workout and exercise experience. This class is beginner friendly with intermediate and advanced options.

HIIT – HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This class will focus on high to mid intensity cardio workouts with longer periods of movement followed by short intervals of rest. The class is intended to get the most out of your time spent exercising. If you’re looking for a short class that will get you moving and sweating then this is the class for you.

Bodyweight Basics – This is a beginner level strength training class focusing on various different muscle groups throughout the body. Bodyweight exercises are done without equipment, but this class is customizable for every participant and options to add weight or resistance are available.. Bodyweight Basics is suitable for all fitness levels regardless of exercise experience.

Barbell BasicsWant to learn the basics of barbell weight training but don’t know where to start? This class will go over the proper form of barbell squats, deadlifts, bench press, and more as well as the proper weight and reps for a wide variety of exercises and circuits. This class is open to all regardless of weight training or exercise experience.

Dance

Zumba – This  class is based on latin dances from all around the world and will involve a variety of music. This class is high energy but is open to any level of dance experience. We will explore different latin dances, hip hop, and pop through this hour long class. The goal of this class is to move and have fun.