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Spring 2017 Schedule:


Class Descriptions:


Butts and Gutts: A quick 30 minute class that focuses on tightening and toning the two areas those seem to be “trouble areas”.


Swim Fit: Open to all adult swimmers interested in improving their fitness through improved stroke fundamentals and technique. A relaxed & interval based workout will be offered in each class. Must be able to swim 25 yards continuously.


Water Works: Water exercise provides aerobic and strength conditioning at the same time. A low impact alternative. In the shallow end of the Pioneer Hall indoor pool. All fitness levels welcome.


Yoga: This is the best class for those new to yoga. In a comfortable environment, this class will introduce the fundamentals of yoga, including breath, proper alignment, and mindfulness. This class is useful for building strength and working around injuries. All fitness levels welcome.


Zumba: A fusion of Latin & international music & dance themes that create dynamic workouts. Routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast & slow rhythms that tone & sculpt the body. Easy to follow dance moves. All fitness levels welcome!


Gentle Yoga: This class is not as strenuous as the other practiced forms of yoga. Gentle yoga, because of its innate gentle nature, is perfect for those who cannot meet the demands of physically straining exercises. Sessions consist of slight modifications of hatha yoga.


Zumba Gold: Do you Love Dancing, but want something easier on the joints? This class recreates the original moves you love from Zumba, but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.


Pilates: Developed by Joseph Pilates, emphasizes balance through core strength, flexibility, and body awareness. This exercise was utilized by dancers to create long lean muscles. All fitness levels welcome.


Disney Cycle: Enjoy watching your favorite Disney movie while exercising at your own intensity level. Instructor present for guidance and to assist in your cardiovascular performance.


Scenic Cycle: Enhance your cycle experience by watching virtual videos shot in beautiful locations around the world. Classes are led by an instructor who will give you guidance, improve your cardiovascular performance, and use your own body cues to determine intensity.


Boot camp: This Style of class is perfect for getting you going in the morning. You will be put through a variety of cardio and strength training moves that will sculpt you and get your heart pumping. Class will meet in the Gymnasium.


Deep Water: If you like water aerobics but want to take it a little further, this class is for you. You will meet in the deep end of the pool to work on swimming and endurance exercises while sculpting beautiful swimmer muscles.


Dance Fitness: If you like Zumba, you will love this class! You will be taught dance choreography and then perform it and the end of class. It is a great fun way to break a sweat!


Boxing: You don’t have to be a boxing pro for this class. You will be taught the basics of boxing and learn shadow boxing. Then you will be put through a heart pumping circuit! What an empowering way to get a workout in, feel stronger and become more confident!


Fight back fitness: Have fun. Get fit. Learn self-defense. This class focuses on the practical aspects of defending yourself from attack. You'll enjoy fun workouts designed to improve your conditioning, coordination, and martial skill. No martial arts experience needed, just a desire to fight back, and get fit. 


Body Shred: a 30 minute high intensity metabolic training program designed by celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels! This class works your entire body and the techniques are scientifically proven to maximize calorie burn during and post-workout-ACCELERATED after burn in the goal. You will never look at 30 min the same way again.


Tight and Toned: This class is geared to get you toned! All over toning exercises will tighten your body up in no time!


TriKona Yoga: A very active Yoga/Pilates fusion class that also incorporates functional strength utilizing weights. Intense core work and a total body workout like no other!


Restorative Yoga: Provides healing for the body and the mind. It is especially useful when you need to eliminate fatigue and stress that result from your daily activities. Many restorative yoga poses are similar to normal yoga poses, except that they are performed with the support of props. Low intensity for all.


RealRyder Pump: Come experience an intro class on our NEW RealRyder spin bikes. These bikes are unique because they allows riders to move across planes of motion as they pedal, increasing functional training benefits and additional calorie burn that cannot be achieved using a traditional, one-dimensional indoor cycle.  


Latin Dance- The high energy dance class is very similar to Zumba, but is set to only Latin music and incorporates Spanish Style dance moves. Come get your sweat on in this Dance class! All levels welcome!


Sunrise Yoga: Sunrise Yoga is movement and breath work for the beginning yoga student. Mornings are the perfect time to practice yoga with fewer distractions at the start of the day. Sunrise yogi’s enjoy clarity, creativity, and peace of mind.


Interval Pump: interval training or HIIT exercise strategy alternates intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. Done circuit style, this class will get you heart pumping! Can burn 500-800 calories!


Cycle Pump: The perfect combination! Cycling for calorie burning and strength training for toning! Great for total body training and for individuals that are wanting to build endurance for cycling. Moderate intensity.


Pop Pilates: With the choreographed dance moves and the energy of the pop music, this is not your regular Pilates class.  It’s an intense workout that is FUN and effective! Develop a rock solid core, while leaving NO muscle untouched. You’ll leave feeling sweaty, strong and ready to take on MORE.


Kettlebell Pump: This heart pumping class is good for getting in your cardio without running. You will learn how to properly use a kettlebell, perform swings and other kettlebell exercises while going through a circuit style workout.


TRX/Shred: This class combines 2 awesome classes. Shred includes Weights, cardio, core, boxing, plyometric, & more! TRX Incorporates bodyweight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It just might be the toughest workout you’ll ever love!


 

Most group exercise classes are FREE to current TWU students and Fitness & Recreation members. 

Classes on the schedule are considered drop-in; no pre-registration is required unless specified.  There are only a limited number of spaces available; attendance is based on first-come, first-serve.  Many classes fill up quickly, so get here early! 


For our most popular classes, armbands or stamps may be used.

Occasionally, instructors get ill or have emergencies that requires us to cancel a class.  We will try to notify you of this as soon as possible and apologize for the inconvenience!



Classes and/or instructors are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Questions?  Contact Allison Meguro at ameguro@twu.edu        


 

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