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Group Exercise Class Descriptions

 

Strength & Conditioning

 

Barre Bliss

This fitness Barre class combines ballet moves, light weight training, and mat work for a low-impact, fat-burning workout that will lengthen, strengthen, and tone your entire body.

Total Body Conditioning

Want to target every muscle group in your body and get a cardio workout? This class is for you! You'll do cardio and strength intervals using a wide variety of equipment to burn some serious calories and get strong and fit. All levels are welcome.

TRX

Train like a Navy Seal! They developed this suspension training device that uses your own body weight to strengthen and tone your entire body, improve your balance and core stability, and crank up your metabolism! All levels welcome.

Kettlebells

Experience a unique full body workout using Kettlebells. Long considered a powerful and effective training tool for maximizing cardiovascular and strength results, this workout will build power and condition your body in a way you've never experienced.

Power Sculpt

Kick your fitness into high gear with this class. Resistance training will strengthen and define muscles while cardio bursts increase calorie burn reshaping the body in a workout you're sure to love.

Sunrise Shred

Participants will experience a total body strength and conditioning workout incorporating all of the major muscle groups and using a variety of equipment including dumbbells, weighted bars, BOSU's, partner work and more. Cardiovascular drills and resistance training followed by core work and stretching will leave you feeling balanced and accomplished. Nothing is off limits in this class.

 

Cardiovascular Training

 

Boxing

Who doesn't love hitting stuff? Don't worry, you'll only hit the bags, not each other. Gloves are provided. Learn to jab, hook, uppercut, knee, duck, and kick as you reshape your body inside and out.

Cardio Kickboxing

Kick, punch and sweat your way fit with this high-energy class. Utilizing traditional kickboxing moves and combinations, participants can expect a total body workout.

Hip Hop Cardio

A dance-based cardio class designed to get you moving to a variety of hip hop songs. Sweat out your stress with fun hip hop moves that will strengthen and sculpt your body. No dance experience or ability required!

Indoor Cycling

In this traditional cycling class, participants will experience a variety of situations including hill climbs, fast flats and everything in between while focusing on speed, intensity and technique. A water bottle and towel are recommended.

Cycle & Core

This fusion class delivers a high intensity cycle workout combined with core exercises. The class begins by  building endurance and breaking a sweat on the bike and then transitions to exercises off the bike designed to strengthen and tone your abs, lower back, and hips.

Zumba

A dance-fitness class, this format features exotic dance moves set to high-energy Latin and international beats. The combination of slow and fast rhythms will tone and sculpt the body. No dance experience or ability required!

 

Mind / Body

 

Mat Pilates

A perfect blend of muscle toning, flexibility, and balance, this class will emphasize the basic of Pilates while offering challenging variations for more advanced attendees. Expect a strong, toned, healthy core as you learn proper spinal alignment and train the deep muscles of your core.

Vinyasa Yoga

This style of yoga connects breath and movement to create a flowing class. Postures are blended together in different combinations creating a unique experience each and every time. All levels welcome.

Yin Yoga

A restorative practice designed to release tension and calm the nervous system. Participants will passively stretch and energize the deep connective tissues of the body, open the joints, and restore alignment. Yin yoga compliments a more active practice (Yang) by improving flexibility, ease and balance. All levels welcome.

Sacred Yoga

Refresh your entire spirit, soul, and body to prepare you for the week in this unique Sunday night class. It's similar to our Vinyasa Yoga classes, but participants will be guided through Scripture meditations and prayers as the complete the movements.