The McNiff Fitness Center offers a wide variety of group fitness classes throughout the week including POUND, Spinning®, Zumba®, yoga, TurboKick® and more. Please review the class descriptions for important information about each class as some classes are held outside or have a requirement to attend, such as a towel and water bottle for Spinning. The Fall 2015 group fitness schedule is still being finalized. The final schedule will be posted no later than Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
- All facility policies apply to class participants.
- Arrive early and read the class descriptions. Some classes have size limits or require passes.
- Cell phones and personal music players are not permitted during class. Be here to workout, not annoy your neighbor.
B: Beginners Level Class I: Intermediate Level Class A: Advanced Level Class
Detoxifying Yoga (B/I/A) Whether it’s been a crazy weekend or the upcoming week looks hectic, this Sunday night detoxing class is the perfect antidote. The sequences are designed to make you sweat as you build strength and twist it out. Massage the internal organs, tone the body and shed weight with this mindful yoga flow for detoxification and digestion.
HardCore (I/A) This 25 minute class is devoted to the abdominals, obliques, spinal muscles, hips and glutes (a.k.a., the booty). Exercises include standing, seated and balance oriented movements. Post workout stretch is included.
Piyo (B/I/A) is a fun, challenging class fusing Pilates and yoga. You will burn calories, tone muscles, work on balance and get a great stretch!
POUND and POUND 30 (B/I) Pound is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the energizing, infectious, sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Class is limited to 25 participants. Check-in at the desk.
Shred (I/A) Whether you want to tone up or get stronger, this class will help you get there by using slightly heavier weights to help build muscle that increases your metabolism so that you can burn more calories and get shredded!
Spinning® (I/A) A cardio workout on the stationary bikes meant to mimic a real outdoor ride with mountains, flat roads and rolling hills that will be fine-tuned to meet your fitness level. Hand towel and water bottle are required to participate. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to class start time. Bike passes are given out 10 minutes before class if you have a towel and water bottle with you. You must have the pass to get into the class.
Step (B/I/A) - Step up your cardio and increase your heart rate with a combination of traditional step with an added bonus! Step is the combination strength training, interval training and core work.
Strength Training (B/I/A) This class challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. Attend this class to strengthen or tone muscles based on the amount of weight you use. No cardio training.
Sunrise Yoga (B/I) Begin your day with calm and clarity in this flowing and gentle yoga class. Sequences will also include some invigorating poses to energize your day.
Total Body Conditioning (I/A) If you want a body that is toned not bulky, then this workout is for you. Using various weight equipment, you will firm up those arms, legs and abs for a lean, healthy look. Expect a little cardio.
Vinyasa Yoga (B/I/A) is a popular flowing style of yoga in which one will become engaged in their breath, mind and body. It helps to lower stress, build strength and increase flexibility. It is a wonderful and challenging way to work out.
Yoga for Stress Relief (B/I) Features a series of poses and stretches designed to help participants regulate breathing and sooth frayed nerves. By practicing simple and easy yogic techniques, the body and mind begin to work in harmony to enhance your mood, energy level and ability to cope with every day stressors.
Zumba Tone® (B/I) The music and dance moves you love from Zumba, now paired with light dumbbells for a total body toning.