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Class Descriptions

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 and feel like a champ!

Cardio Dance

If you love to dance, this class is 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. Don't be afraid to dance your heart out and break a sweat. No dance experience necessary!

Circuits

Circuit training is a fast-paced class structure in which you do one exercise for a short interval of time before moving to the next. Step up to the challenge of improving your overall strength, agility, and endurance as you work your way through tough sets of exercises timed in specific intervals. With the use of both high-intensity aerobics in combination with resistance training, this class ensures a quick and effective total body workout!

Cycle

This 45-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. There is no complicated choreography with easy to learn techniques. Intensity is controlled by you, making cycling appropriate for all levels of fitness.

Fit Flow Yoga

Fit flow is a unique combination of yoga, strength and cardio based movements with a full cool down that includes a range of stretches and a traditional Shavasana. You will be guided in a way that challenges you to explore your mental and physical edge while also maintaining the mindful, breath focused and non judgmental essence that comes with a yoga class. This high intensity yoga based class improves agility, flexibility, range of motion and confidence.

H.I.I.T.

This fast-paced class is based on the Tabata training principles designed to blast calories and torch body fat! Each class is divided into multiple intensive 4-minute segments of high-intensity exercises. Give your all-out effort through quick intensive bursts of exercise, followed by short active rest periods. Not only will this class help you build cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and endurance, but it will challenge you to push your limits and have you walking out feeling strong. HIIT will test your maximum effort and produce a great sweat.  

Kickboxing

This unique class combines martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio. Improve your stamina, coordination, and flexibility, as you burn calories and build lean muscle. Throughout this workout, you’ll find a variety of movements such as kicks, punches, blocks and footwork make this empowering workout a fierce calorie burner!

Slow Flow Yoga

A lower intensity version of a Vinyasa yoga class that includes a combination of flow sequences, balance poses, and restorative poses. This class is great for beginners and advanced yogis alike due to the slower paced nature (great for beginners to begin muscle memory of poses) and holding the poses (helps students advance their practice). 

TNT (Tighten & Tone) 

Take an hour to strengthen your muscles and kick up the calorie burn! You will use various strength equipment to challenge your endurance and take your core fitness to the next level. This is an ideal class for anyone looking for a great full-body workout!

Vinyasa Yoga

A fluid yoga asana (posture) practice that connects breath and movement so we can turn the attention inward. This yoga class will include challenging and flowing sequences of movement as well as seated practices to settle the mind and practice dyana (meditation).  Modifications and intensifications are offered and encouraged, all levels are welcome.

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.

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.