Group Exercise Class Descriptions
Most classes are light to moderate intensity. Class formats have modifications to accommodate all different levels of fitness. Please let your fitness class instructor know if you are new to the class or need modifications so they can offer you options.
Classes run 45-55 minutes unless otherwise noted in the class description. The equipment you need will be listed in the class description. Classes using chairs, barres, or water fitness equipment will provide these for class participants.
Join the fun in this high-energy, low-impact cardio class! Enjoy the music without the fancy footwork – there may be a few “retro” steps, too!! All fitness levels are welcome – especially beginners!!
Work your major and minor muscle groups with movements addressing strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination. Great for all levels of experience – especially beginners!
Lo-Impact Tone & Tighten
Experience a different workout each week, focusing on toning and tightening all the body's major muscle groups! Enjoy diverse formats (circuits, stations, 50/50), using a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands). All fitness levels will benefit from taking this class!
Senior Aerobics & Stretch & Strength
Join us for easy-to-follow, low-impact aerobics in a casual and friendly atmosphere! Strength movements follow and the class ends with stretching for the entire body. You are encouraged to work at your own pace with modifications offered throughout the class. Come join the fun and be challenged at the same time!
Mind & Body
A core-centered workout where the movements are challenged by changes in tempo, range of motion or by adding resistance thru the use of fitness equipment.
Experience a mix of different Yoga styles intended to challenge, relax and strengthen your body.
Gentle Flow Yoga
Learn a breathing technique that heats the body from within and improves your focus. Combining sun salutation-based, breath synchronized and mindful movements, this challenging class will leave you feeling reinvigorated yet relaxed.
Happy Hour Yoga
Take time between your work day and evening to clear your mind, de-stress, recharge your body and have some fun in our multi-level class of Yoga postures.
Pilates is a mind/body relationship that focuses on breathing and strengthening the power-house muscles (abdominals and lower back). Pilates rings will be used.
Incorporates traditional Pilates movements with barre combinations using equipment such as weights, balls, and bands.
PIYO is a unique blend of strength training and core conditioning – a perfect combination of Pilates and Yoga set to vibrant music. It is all about energy, power, and rhythm. This is unlike anything you’ve ever done before!
Slow Flow/Yin Yoga
A relaxing and restorative practice to improve flexibility begins with a Slow Flow, creating a sense of calm in the mind and body. The Yin practice allows you to stretch deeper by lengthening connective tissues and focus on your breath to anchor and clear your mind. Good for beginners to advanced!
Encourages deep relaxation via the slow release of tension in the muscles and spine in order to sustain inner contentment amidst the stressors of life.
Need a designated, uninterrupted stretch time? Join us for a 30-minute stretch class that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for the week ahead!
Tai-Chi QiGong involves slow, gentle movements synced with deep breathing and mental awareness to strengthen and stretch the body. Focus on how your body moves thru space to improve your balance and safely increase your body’s range of motion.
This dynamic and flowing style of Yoga will increase strength, flexibility and bring you to a place of total relaxation.
Blend two styles of Yoga into one practice! Bring together the benefits of passively holding poses with a more dynamic strength building flow.
Yoga Body & Mind
De-stress and recharge your body through yoga postures combined with traditional strengthening and stretching exercises.
Yoga in the Park
Join us throughout the summer for this great workout! Jump start your weekend by practicing several styles of Yoga to clear your mind and refresh your body. Please bring your own Yoga mat, towel and water. It is best not to eat within one hour of class.
Sculpt/Flex/Flow! An all-around great workout with relaxation time at the end. Yoga Sculpt incorporates light weights to sculpt your body and traditional Vinyasa Yoga flows to improve your cardio and flexibility.
Combine the best of Yoga and Pilates for core power, sculpted muscles, body strength and flexibility. Suitable for all experience levels – beginners to advanced - however, it may not be suitable for pregnant women.
Line Dance Fitness
Learn beginner and some intermediate level line dances like the Electric Slide, Tush Push, Boot Scootin’ and more. Discover traditional line dances to country music along with not so traditional line dances to non-country music.
Work out to your favorite songs, spicing things up by adding explosive and body toning movements making your workout more effective and challenging. The choreography is simple, repetitive and easy to follow, allowing you to create your own intensity. Focus on getting lost in the music, not on complicated dance steps.
High energy and exciting choreography will guarantee a fun workout! This unique format uses two to four steps to increase your cardio endurance!
Take the “work” out of workout by combining low and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning Dance Fitness Party!! As you feel the Latin and World rhythms, you’ll see why Zumba® is often called exercise in disguise!!
Get a great full body workout combining elements of Pilates, Yoga, strength and dance with varied levels of cardio intensity. Lighter weights, more repetitions, larger ranges of motion are used to tone, sculpt, and stretch those muscles.
Boot Camp Conditioning
If you are looking to lose weight and firm your body, this is the class for you! Our Boot Camp Instructor will work your cardio and make sure your muscles get a good workout too.
Want to work on balance? How about strengthening your core? This class will give you that and more using the BOSU to challenge yourself in ways you never imagined.
Cardio Kickbox Power
Build your confidence and cardiovascular endurance with this high-energy class incorporating a variety of punching/kicking combos, strength and balance work while increasing your coordination and stamina! High and low impact options make this a great experience for all fitness levels.
Begin your workout with cardio (kickboxing, step or circuit) and complete it with strength training. Great for all levels of fitness.
Experience a variety of cardio sports-related drills to improve your overall fitness. Work at your own pace but be motivated to push your limits.
A beginner to intermediate level class starting with core-blasting moves designed to improve your everyday activities by strengthening your abs, pelvis, glutes and lower back! Weights may be used for some movements. Cool down with an extended stretch and breathing exercises that will help release any tension and improve your mobility to jump start your day.
Get a jump start on your weekend workouts with CSI (Cardio and Strength Intervals). Challenge yourself through a variety of cardio formats followed by strength training using weights.
Want it all? Here it is!! Each week features a different theme (endurance, strength, total body, and stations) with exercises to challenge you in new and exciting ways. For all fitness levels!!
Uniquely blends the power, speed and agility of boxing with the beautiful sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. It’s a fat-torching, muscle-sculpting, core-centered interval workout.
REFIT® is a “feel good” cardio-based fitness format tailored for every Body! Each class is an experience with uplifting music and fun, easy to follow choreography. REFIT® nurtures a sense of community and acceptance. Come join the REFIT® Revolution!
If your goal is to burn the max amount of calories while toning your arms, abs, glutes and legs, try this HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) workout! This class specifically combines body weight, muscle conditioning, plyometric and boot camp-style moves with a variety of custom music, allowing you to finish the workout and exceed your expectations.
Burn some serious calories by performing functional and body weight exercises in quick bursts that will get your heart rate up to increase your cardiovascular endurance. Follow that with more traditional strength moves for a total body workout.
Total Body Blast
It incorporates fat-burning cardio drills, muscular strength and endurance training using a variety of equipment or body weight, balance challenges and core work, and ends with a relaxing stretch. Multiple fitness level options are offered to create a challenging workout perfect for you!
Total Body Conditioning
Utilizes a variety of equipment for muscle strengthening and cardio endurance workouts. Balance, core and stretching are included for complete total body conditioning.
Take your strength training to new levels in this easy-to-follow total body strength workout using fitness barbells. All major muscle groups will be worked with both heavy weights for muscular strength and light weights for muscular endurance.
BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell-based workout specifically designed to help you get lean, toned and fit. Combines motivating music and scientifically proven movements to help you achieve these targets quicker than working out on your own.
Improve muscle tone, strength, posture and balance with this total body workout that uses traditional and non-traditional, yet safe, resistance exercises.
Functional Strength Training
Not only will you increase your strength, but you will also improve your balance and flexibility with this resistance workout! This type of functional training crosses over into daily activities and overall athleticism!
Strengthen and shape your body with this challenging workout that uses a variety of equipment and resistance movements. For all fitness levels!
Bring the weight room into the studio! Use heavier weights and fewer reps to increase muscular strength rather than muscular endurance. Appropriate for all fitness levels!
If you love BODYPUMP™, then you will love RIP. Incorporates exercises from both traditional and non-traditional strength training and matches movements to music to create a simple, fun and effective way to strength train.
Join us as we offer it all – in 45 minutes! Alternate between HIIT, Spin, Strength and Core! The perfect way to feel accomplished as you kickoff your weekend!
An indoor cycling program for all fitness and skill levels! Control your own intensity while being challenged with overall body conditioning.
Combines 45-minutes of Spin followed by 15-minutes of Ab work and stretching.
Half Spin, half Body Sculpting - designed to give you a stronger body thru a high voltage cardio workout combined with muscle specific toning and strength exercises.
Total Body Spin
Experience an energizing ride followed by strength work for the upper body and core. Great for all fitness levels, you’ll leave feeling “totally” conditioned!
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