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 with a Markin Membership for the Spring 2021 semester.
Punch Cards and Unlimited SEMESTER Passes are available in the Campus Recreation Office, Room 120 Markin Center.
BARRE: Ditch your sneakers in this ballet inspired sculpting class. Barre is a fun and upbeat class focusing on postural strength and alignment, followed by a series of upper body, lower body and core strengthening. This class is high intensity while staying low impact and is perfect for all fitness levels. No ballet experience needed.
BODY BLAST: Weights and cardio. Cardio and weights. Body Blast does both to work your ENTIRE body!!
BODY SCULPT:: Target your entire body using weights, exercise bands, bars, or Resist-a-Balls for improved tone and strength. No choreography. All fitness levels welcome.
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.
CYCLE: A class designed to increase cardiovascular fitness and leg strength. A great break from a normal running routine. Classes are either 45 or 30 minutes long.
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.
PILATES: 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 a range of difficulty.
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 are 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: This is a dance-themed class that will get your heart pumping and you sweating. Burn calories like you are out partying with friends. High level of choreography.