Group Fitness Class Descriptions

Beginner exercisers, athletes, and all those in between are invited to try any of our group fitness classes! After trying a few classes, you are bound to find the instructors and class formats that make you enjoy exercising and help you work towards your health and fitness goals. Don’t be afraid to try something new!

Abs

A short and intense core-focused workout to pop, rock, and throwback hits. Light up your core in this modifiable, muscle-strengthening class.

Barre

An upbeat workout inspired by ballet, yoga, and pilates that uses bodyweight exercises, the ballet barre, and light dumbbells to tone muscles and improve flexibility. Not only is this class a great workout, but it includes really great music, too!

Cardio Kickboxing

A full-body workout that focuses on kicking, punching, and moving to the music. You will improve on your cardiovascular endurance and muscle strength after attending a few of these upbeat, 45-minute classes.

CIZE

Step up your dance game! Think you can’t dance? With CIZE, now anyone can dance. You’ll be learning the combos, and gradually move your way up to the front of the class where you’ll really want to show off your stuff! Get ready to feel the rush, the music, the movement and the adrenaline of dancing it all out! You’ll be so in the zone mastering the moves, feeling the beat and wanting more, you’ll forget you’re working out!

Core + More

A challenging core-strengthening workout that progresses in difficulty as the semester goes on. This class utilizes bodyweight movements and dumbbells to give you a great workout while jamming to hip hop and pop music.

Cycle

An upbeat and challenging cardiovascular workout on a stationary bicycle. Many of our instructors incorporate high intensity interval training into their classes. Depending on the instructor, you will hear music from all genres. We have 9 bikes in our Cycle Studio, so arrive to class early!

Eagle Fit

A full-body interval workout to strengthen your muscles and get your heart rate up! Expect to do a variety of exercises for short amounts of time, getting ample rest time between circuits. Our instructors choose energizing music to help you push through the movements. The exercises in this class change often so you (and your muscles) will never be bored! You may use a variety of equipment from aerobic steps, jump ropes, resistance bands, dumbbells, and your own body weight to challenge your muscles and endurance. Chat with the Fitness Center front desk attendant before class to learn what equipment will be used for that day’s class.

Pilates

A challenging, very modifiable, core-focused workout that helps participants tone muscles and improve flexibility to throwback hits.

PITAIYO

A calming and challenging class that blends Pilates, Tai Chi, and Yoga to create a very modifiable full-body workout that helps participants relax, tone muscles, and improve flexibility.

POUND

Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out.

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.

Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

Don’t worry, the drumsticks are provided by our wonderful instructor!

Strength

A low impact workout that uses dumbbells to work each muscle group. The sets and repetitions are based to upbeat music so that you can stay motivated and energized. Expect to do a wide variety of exercises that work each of the major muscle groups in the body – squats, lunges, bicep curls, triceps exercises, core moves, and more! This class is GREAT for beginners and can be adapted for experienced exercisers by simply increasing the weight of your dumbbells.

Yoga

A relaxing class that works on strength and flexibility through a series of poses. Yoga classes with Bill are designed for those who feel stiff and inflexible – a relaxing blend of flexibility training and muscle strengthening. Yoga classes with Rebekah are core-focused, full-body workouts that are designed for those who have done yoga before. Beginners are still welcome! Yoga classes with Maddie are great full-body workouts for beginners and yogis alike as she tends to include both simple and advanced modifications for most poses.

Zumba

A beginner-friendly pre-choreographed cardio dance class. In Zumba, you’re encouraged to forget what you look like and just MOVE! You will be moving and grooving to hip hop, Latin, pop, and electronic dance music.