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Group Fitness Classes

Group fitness classes are open to students enrolled in classes on the Athens Campus and Ping Center members! You may also attend a fitness class by purchasing a daily pass to Ping Center.

Group Fitness Schedule

Group Fitness Class Descriptions

BOXING:  A new twist on an old favorite, this class aims to strengthen the heart, mind and body through the foundational techniques of boxing. This energized workout is guaranteed to make you sweat.

CARDIO DANCE:  If you love to dance, this class if for you! Set to popular music, this fast-paced workout is a fun and easy-to-follow way to strengthen your heart and burn some calories. No dance experience necessary.

CIRCUITS: Circuit training is a fast-paced class in which you do one exercise for an interval of time before moving to the next.  Circuit training is a form of body conditioning using both high-intensity aerobics in combination with resistance training. This class is great for anyone looking for a total body workout!

CYCLING: This 60-minute cycling class will help increase your cardiovascular endurance as it leads you to pedal your way through a variety of resistance hills, climbs, and intervals.

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT): This class is based on the Tabata training principles designed to blast calories! Each workout is divided into intensive 4-minute segments, each designed to torch a maximum amount of calories.

POP PILATES: POP Pilates® is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to upbeat pop songs. This intense, mat-based workout challenges students to rhythmically flow from one exercise to the next, developing a rock solid core while leaving no muscle untouched.

POWER VINYASA YOGA :  A powerful, energetic form of yoga where students fluidly move from one pose to the next while connecting their breath to their movements. This type of yoga is a vigorous and revitalizing form of physical fitness that incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, cardio, and physical and mental stamina in one session. Though power vinyasa is a challenging practice, modifications and individualized sequences make it accessible to yogis of all levels! 

REFIT:  A Life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, have-to workouts into a can’t-miss community fitness experience! REFIT classes propel students to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and everybody—regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

YIN-YOGA:   A slow-paced, but still active, form of yoga that challenges students to sit still and find their edge. This class will consist of a few seated or supine postures, held for 3-5 minutes to loosen the connective tissue such as ligaments, tendons, and fascia. Though yin is a slow, cooling practice, participants should be aware that the long holds and risk of injury make yin a challenging class, both physically and mentally. Students are encouraged to bring their own bolsters, firm pillows, and blankets from home to make their yin experience a more comfortable and enjoyable one. 

YOGA: Designed to calm the spirit, focus on the mind, and challenge the body. This class addresses strength and flexibility through a range of yoga poses. All levels welcome.

ZUMBA®: This workout takes movement elements found in traditional Latin dances, and incorporates them into a combination of interval and resistance training. Fun, easy-to-follow dance steps, and high-energy Latin music provide the framework for this feel-good, body sculpting cardio workout.