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Group Exercise Classes

Recreation and Wellness provides Group Fitness Classes and Small Group Training Classes (SGT) that fit the needs of our student and members. Powered by high-energy music, challenging exercises, and motivating instructors, group classes are designed to make your fitness goals easily attainable by giving you a fun and energizing workout. If you are trying to improve your health and wellness through flexibility, innovative strength and cardio training, nutrition and exercise education, or unique methods to calm your mind and relieve tension, then Small Group Training programs are for you. The class descriptions below will help you find a program that matches your personal goals.

Classes are held in the Student Recreation Center at different times throughout the week to fit in with your busy class and studying schedule.

Make new friends with people who enjoy the same active lifestyle you have or motivate the ones you already have to come out with you. All students and SRC members are welcome to join a class. With so many to choose from you might have to try them all to find your favorite!

Group Exercise Classes

Recreation and Wellness offers up to 70 classes per week to meet your needs. Participants jump, step, run, reach, and lift themselves to improved health with over 20 unique class offerings from which to choose. Some of our more popular classes include; Zumba, Monarch Kick, PiYo, Cylcing and Turbo Kick. Group exercise classes are on a first-come-first-served basis. Please plan on arriving 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of any class as many tend to fill quickly.


Small Group Training (SGT)

Affordable, personal and effective, Small Group Training can help you break through that fitness plateau and achieve your desired fitness and weight loss goals. Designed for groups of 10 to 15, these classes combine the energy of group fitness and exercise classes with the individual attention of personal training.

Complimentary Small Group Training includes:

  • TRX SUSPENSION TRAINING SGT: Achieve a full body workout emphasizing core performance that is tailored to your ability. The pendulum principle and suspension training allow you to maximize lifting like never before. TRX® is the perfect way to tone up and have fun! Try out this NEW Small Group Training Class!! Space is limited to the first 15 people to attend.
  • WOW SGT: Women on Weights Small Group Training; A free small group instruction that introduces you to the weight room with a full body workout designed to strengthen and define muscle. Class is limited to the first 10 people to attend.
  • ViPR FIT SGT: Experience ViPR®! This tool provides an effective, whole-body workout that builds muscle and burns calories through strength and movement training. Maximize your workout with limitless options for resistance and cardiovascular training. Lift, drag, throw and step on this virtually indestructible tool. Try out this NEW Small Group Training Demo Class!! Space is limited to the first 12 people to attend.

Small Group Training with fees include:

  • CROSS FIT BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE SGT: This class will push you to your limits while performing constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensities giving you maximum results in the least amount of time. Space is limited to the first 10 people to register at the Pro Shop. See fees associated with program.
  • CROSS FIT ADVANCED SGT: This class will push you to your limits while performing constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensities giving you maximum results in the least amount of time. Space is limited to the first 10 people to register at the Pro Shop. See fees associated with program.

Class Descriptions

Class: Description:
AQUA AEROBICS
Join us for a unique approach to a total body workout. You will increase your range of motion, improve strength and cardiovascular endurance, and build core strength in an environment that reduces joint stress and keeps you cool. All fitness levels will benefit.
BEGINNER CYCLE This 30-minute class offers a high-cardiovascular workout on a bike. This class is for participants who have never taken a cycle class or someone who is beginning an exercise program.
CAPOIERA DANCE An Afro-Brazilian martial art form taught as a dance. Not only will this class enhance fitness levels, it teaches discipline while focusing on diversity, tolerance and respect. Class is 45-minutes in length.
CYCLE This 45-60 minute cycle class offers a high-cardiovascular workout on a bike. This class is for participants who have taken a cycle class before and want more of a cardiovascular challenge.
CROSS FIT FUNDAMENTALS This class will push you to your limits while performing constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensities giving you maximum results in the least amount of time. The CrossFit Fundamentals class is a pre-requisite to the CrossFit Small Group Training. Space is limited to the first 10 people that attend.
CROSS FIT BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE (SGT) This class will push you to your limits while performing constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensities giving you maximum results in the least amount of time. Space is limited to the first 10 people to register at the Pro Shop. See fees associated with program.
CROSS FIT ADVANCED (SGT) This class will push you to your limits while performing constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensities giving you maximum results in the least amount of time. Space is limited to the first 10 people to register at the Pro Shop. See fees associated with program
ENDURANCE CYCLE This is a 1.5 - 2 hour class for the serious cyclist. If you are looking for the next level in your cycling workouts or if you need to break through a fitness plateau, this class is for you!
INTERMEDIATE CYCLE This 45-60 Minute cycle class offers a high-cardiovascular workout on a bike. This class is for participants who have cycled before and want a harder workout.
KNOCKOUT CYCLE Challenge yourself to this 60 minute full body endurance ride. More climbing, more toning, more fat burning, a more FIT YOU. Weighted gloves will be used to work the upper body using various punching combinations jab, cross, upper cuts and more.

MIXED MONARCH ARTS
This class will provide you a safe and fun environment to learn techniques in areas of boxing, kickboxing, wrestling and much more! All levels welcome.

MONARCH KICK
A great way to experience the "Fighters Workout" without getting hit! This isn't punching the air, Taebo, or boxing aerobics. You're wrapping up, gloving up, and learning real techniques while getting a full body workout. You'll spend the hour throwing punches, kicks, elbows and knees: the fundamentals of kickboxing.
MONARCH MADNESS This is a challenging, dynamic, and exciting way to boost your fitness whether you are a beginner or in need of breaking a plateau. Designed from traditional military training, this 45-60 minute class will rattle your strength, endurance, flexibility, and body fat and leave you in peak condition.
PILATES This is a core conditioning class aiming to increase flexibility, improve posture and balance by strengthening the abdominal and low back area.
PiYo

A mind/body format that blends Pilates, Yoga and toning movements to provide both a fun and challenging workout.

POWER HOUR Cardio and strength training wrapped into one 60 minute challenge! This class focuses on muscular strength, endurance and plyometric conditioning for a COMPLETE FULL BODY workout.
POWER 30 A shortened version of Pour Hour will get your body working when you are on-the-go!
POWER YOGA Set aside your traditional flowing yoga and make room for exercise that combines fluid, core strengthening movements with static holds and some inversions. The vigorous strengthening postures are synchronized with the breath and balanced with calming stretches.
TOTAL BODY TABATA
This 45-60 minute high intensity class will get your whole body moving using the cardio vascular interval training method of tabata. All fitness levels welcome.
TRX SUSPENSION TRAINING SGT Achieve a full body workout emphasizing core performance that is tailored to your ability. The pendulum principle and suspension training allow you to maximize lifting like never before. TRX is the perfect way to tone up and have fun! Try out this NEW Small Group Training Class!! Space is limited to the first 15 people to attend.
20/20/20 Three workouts in one! The 20/20/20 class is designed to give you the ultimate challenge and total body workout. Sweat through 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of stretching and core work.
U-JAM FITNESS
U-Jam Fitness™ is an athletic hip-hop dance fitness workout that combines dance and high energy music for a workout that is bound to get your heart rate up, your body moving, and make you work up a sweat -- all while having FUN!
WOMEN ON WEIGHTS (WOW) (SGT) Women on Weights Small Group Training: a free small group instruction that introduces you to the weight room with a full body workout designed to strengthen and define muscle. Class is limited to the first 10 people to attend.
ViPR FIT (SGT)
Experience ViPR®! This tool provides an effective, whole-body workout that builds muscle and burns calories through strength and movement training. Maximize your workout with limitless options for resistance and cardiovascular training. Lift, drag, throw and step on this virtually indestructible tool. Try out this NEW Small Group Training Demo Class!! Space is limited to the first 12 people to attend.
YOGA This full-body workout consists of conscious breath, posture, and relaxation techniques to enhance mental awareness, muscular strength and flexibility. Great for all fitness levels!
ZUMBA This is a 45-60 minute class of Latin-inspired red-hot music and dance that will get the party started. All fitness levels are welcome.