Group Fitness Class Descriptions

The following classes are included with membership.
View the current schedule for class times.

Mind Body Classes

Barre
Barre is a total body sculpting workout that is a fusion of yoga, Pilates, strength training and ballet. Classes are low impact, emphasizing the toning of all major muscle groups and are set to fun and motivating music.

Pilates
Pilates is a bodyweight-based class focused on strengthening and aligning your entire body while also promoting flexibility and posture. Classes integrate progressions through each muscle group while keeping in touch with breathing and core stability. Come by for a soothing yet sweaty workout geared at increasing muscular strength and endurance, coordination, flexibility, and stamina.

All Levels Yoga
All Levels Yoga is designed for all participants, both new and advanced. Classes include breathing, postures, and meditation intended to improve mindset, flexibility, alignment, and strength.

Flow Yoga
Flow Yoga synchronizes posture with breathing through fluid motion in and out of various poses. You will develop full awareness of your movement patterns as you flow through different postures. All are encouraged to move at their own pace through this meditation in motion.

Gentle Yoga
Gentle Yoga is a slow-paced, relaxing practice that will include a variety of postures, breathing, and meditation techniques. This class is a perfect way to reset and refocus, concentrating on physical health and mental well-being.

Recovery Yoga
Recovery Yoga is a meeting for those who struggle with addiction, are affected by a loved one's addiction, and/or support the recovery lifestyle. It combines trusted recovery meeting formats with pranayama breathing and vinyasa yoga. The first 45 minutes are yoga practice followed by a 45 minute group discussion around a topic relating to recovery.  UConn Rec is an Ally of the UConn Recovery Community!

Yogalates
Yogalates utilizes the core coordination of Pilates, with the added flexibility of yoga to give you a balanced workout. Develop strength in all the major muscle groups, enhancing your stamina and flexibility as well as improving your balance. This class will help to calm the mind and de-stress the body.

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Cycling Classes

Spin
SPINNING®, or indoor cycling, is a fun yet intense cardio-based class that takes place on specialized Spinner bikes. Riders are challenged both mentally and physically as they work through a variety of class profiles including hills, flats, sprints, jumps, intervals, and more alongside fantastic playlists. Classes are 45 or 60 minutes in length and are suited for all fitness levels.

Spin & Core (75)
This 75-minute combo class consists of a 45-minute SPINNING® ride followed by 30 minutes of core training. Core routines are aimed at strengthening and stabilizing all core muscles, including abdominals, obliques, lower back, and hips.

Spin & Strength (75)
This 75-minute combo class consists of a 45-minute SPINNING® ride followed by 30 minutes of strength training. Strength routines are mainly comprised of upper-body and core exercises, incorporating a wide variety of equipment to deliver workouts aimed at improving muscular endurance and bone strength.

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Spin
SPINNING®, or indoor cycling, is a fun yet intense cardio-based class that takes place on specialized Spinner bikes. Riders are challenged both mentally and physically as they work through a variety of class profiles including hills, flats, sprints, jumps, intervals, and more alongside fantastic playlists. Classes are 45 or 60 minutes in length and are suited for all fitness levels.

Spin & Core (75)
This 75-minute combo class consists of a 45-minute SPINNING® ride followed by 30 minutes of core training. Core routines are aimed at strengthening and stabilizing all core muscles, including abdominals, obliques, lower back, and hips.

Spin & Strength (60)
This 60-minute combo class consists of a 40-minute SPINNING® ride followed by 20 minutes of strength training. Strength routines are mainly comprised of upper-body and core exercises, incorporating a wide variety of equipment to deliver workouts aimed at improving muscular endurance and bone strength.

Spin & Stretch (75)
This 75-minute combo class consists of a 45-minute SPINNING® ride followed by 30 minutes of active stretching.  All primary muscle groups surrounding the hips, hamstrings, and upper back will be targeted, reducing tension throughout the body and improving flexibility.

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Strength Classes

50/50
50/50 incorporates both cardio- and strength-based moves to create a well-rounded workout. Using an array of equipment, our instructors deliver challenging classes geared at improving endurance, muscular strength, and cardiovascular fitness. If you’re looking to add variety to your workout routine, this is the class for you.

CORE (30)
This 30-minute class focuses on strengthening and stabilizing all core muscles, including abdominals, obliques, lower back, and hips. Class designs are comprised of wide variety of exercises and intensities. All fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Strength Training
This class incorporates a wide variety of exercises and equipment to strengthen your muscles, increase muscular endurance, and enhance bone strength. All fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to attend; sign up for a total body workout!

 

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PACK Group Training

PACK Group Training
Small group training fitness class that will help improve your body's ability to work efficiently as one unit. This workout will include compound exercises (but not limited to) such as squats, lunges, and/or deadlifts. Pack Small Group Training can also help improve coordination, balance, and body awareness, which in turn will help you avoid unnecessary injuries.

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Cardio Classes

Dance Fit
Dance Fit combines Latin and international, pop and hip-hop music with easy to follow and energizing dance moves to keep you moving and having fun. Routines incorporate fast and slow rhythms, basic dance footwork, and lots of energy with each instructor’s own personal twist.

HIIT
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a cardio-based class that alternates between intervals of intense activity and recovery periods. Workouts incorporate both aerobic and anaerobic moves that are sure to have you working outside your comfort zone.  Classes are 45 or 60 minutes in length and are suited for all fitness levels.

HIIT (30)
Same class as HIIT, just shorter in duration. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a cardio-based class that alternates between intervals of intense activity and recovery periods. Workouts incorporate both aerobic and anaerobic moves that are sure to have you working outside your comfort zone.

Kickboxing
Kickboxing is a cardio-intensive class that features both aerobic and anaerobic components to increase muscular strength, cardiovascular fitness, coordination, and balance. Workouts are fast-paced and geared towards keeping you in motion. This is a great addition to any fitness regimen.

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