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Group X

The Group Exercise Program provides you with access to a wide variety of activities led by certified instructors. From endurance, to strength, to mind/body and flexibility, our programs are designed to work for you!

Getting Started

Interested in a Group X class for a private group or department?  Check out our new Fitness On-the-Go program.

Review the schedule and pick out the classes that work for you. Classes are all drop in, so you can come to any class you want whenever you want. You don't have to sign up for a particular class, and you aren't obligated to keep coming to the same class.

Group X Partner Classes 
Monday, May 2 - Sunday, May 8
Meet new people and develop your teamwork skills during these special partner classes. Instructors will include exercises that require a partner -- some may require touching and others will not. Step outside of your comfort zone and give partner work a try! See page 7 of our master schedule for a complete list of partner classes.  

Group X BINGO
Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31 
Do you participate in Group X fitness classes, or need a boost to get started? Pick up a BINGO card during the month of May. Attend classes and receive five in a row to earn a prize! Limited to two Bingo cards per person. 

Summer 2016 Classes 

 

 

Abs & Arms

Looking to tone your core and upper body?  This is the class for you!  Using basic strength training principles and a variety of equipment this class is sure to target and strengthen your entire core and upper body.  You will leave feeling stronger and ready to show off some awesome abs & arms!

Abs, Buns, & Thighs

Looking to tone your core and lower body?  This is the class for you!  Using basic strength training principles and a variety of equipment this class is sure to target and strengthen these hard to reach areas.  You will leave feeling stronger and ready to show off some awesome abs, buns, & thighs!

Body Sculpt 

Feel the burn! This class uses free weights, body bars and more to work every major muscle group in the body- so your muscles leave feeling defined and you feeling pumped! Instruction and participation focus is on correct lifting techniques, with the use of light to moderate weights and higher repetitions.

Bootcamp

Using your own body weight, basic equipment, and unique exercises, this class allows for an interval based total body workout tailored to your fitness level.  High energy music and a heart pumping workout will leave you feeling great after only 45 minutes!

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Cycle/Krank

An amazing cardiovascular workout that is perfect for all levels.  Instructors will lead you through a variety of drills on the bike, with motivating music to keep you going.  Please bring a towel and a water bottle as this class will make you sweat!

How to prep for class (YouTube videos):

Funky Grooves

Do you love moving and grooving to your own rhythm? If you enjoy going to weddings, dance parties, Bar or Bat Mitzvah’s where you dance to a wide variety of classic and modern day hits, then come to Funky Grooves! This class combines hip-hop, Latin, and funk in an easy-to-follow way to create good vibes, work out major muscle groups, and work up a sweat. So come join us in class, and get your Funk on!

Hatha Yoga

An active yoga class which uses yoga asanas, breath, and alignment to bring awareness to the body & mind. This class is a different experience each time using class input to help everyone explore their practice goals for the day.

HIIT + Abs

This is a nonstop, powerhouse workout that is guaranteed get your heart pumping. H.I.I.T will include cardio intervals using your own body weight. 

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Insanity Live

The Insanity program emphasizes "max interval training," a method of exercising during which one works out strenuously for 3–4 minutes and then rests or "cools down" for approximately 30 seconds before starting the process again. There is no need for weights or any other equipment--just bring your body and be ready to sweat!

Meditation

In this class, you'll learn breathing techniques that can help slow down the thoughts in the mind. Meditation can be a valuable tool for finding peace and focus amidst the stress and anxiety of college life. Dress in warm comfortable clothes, and bring an open mind. 

Pilates

A mind/body class that helps to promote core strength, balance, and good posture.  Be prepared to work your abs and leave feeling strong and centered.  This class is performed on a mat and occasionally incorporates stability balls and other equipment. 

Power Vinyasa Yoga

Open your heart, body, and mind in this detoxifying, vinyasa flow.  Work with strong, flow-based sequences and explore opportunities to release tension, and create mind / body connectedness. Improve overall well-being while gaining strength, stamina, and flexibility. Power classes are slightly faster paced.

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Splash Dance

Are you ready to groove to the beat of the music using water for extra resistance? If so, this is the class for you. Splash dance is sure to get your heart rate pumping without impact on the joints. Take the dance class to the pool! 

U-Jam

U-Jam Fitness is an athletic hip-hop dance fitness workout that combines dance and high-energy music for an amazing class that will get your heart rate pumping and your body moving and dancing while you're having fun. Using world beats with urban rhythms, U-Jam fitness will make you want to keep on dancing.

Water X

This class will move through mostly deep water exercises with no impact on the joints. With a variety of cardio, core, and strength work you can look forward to a full body workout! This class is open to all ability levels and no swim experience is required.

Women's Only Strength

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of Campus Rec Group X strength class formats.  Open to women only, this class places extra emphasis on positive body image, improving self-confidence with fitness principles, and providing options for students of all shapes and sizes.

Zumba

This Latin-inspired dance-fitness class incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements to create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. The class format combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic fashion to achieve a unique balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Ditch the workout and join the party!

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