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Suspension training is a fast and effective full-body workout. In these challenging and efficient 50-minute sessions you will be coached in small groups to make real changes to the way you look, move and perform month after month. Each training session will provide a unique combination of TRX Suspension Training® with other training tools to push your fitness to the next level. You will build functional strength, balance, cardio endurance and greater movement and flexibility at the same time.
The treadmill equivalent of a Spinning class. These instructor-led classes feature walking and running on floor treadmills. Students alter the intensity by changing speed and/or grade to simulate a varying terrain. Structured cardiovascular workouts utilizing heart rate monitors provide excellent conditioning for beginner and advanced students.
Indoor-cycling program using a high-performance fully adjustable and stationary racing bicycle. The fundamental techniques and positions presented in Spinning have been carefully selected to ensure a safe, fun, and effective workout for every student. ALL fitness levels welcome.
"Balance, Agility, Stability & Toning" is a state-of-the-art systematic approach to complete fitness, based on the concepts of strengthening the body's stabilizer muscles.
BLAST routines are designed to:
1) Build static and dynamic joint stability
2) Identify and define the core
3) Introduce & supervise proper movements to work the deep core & powerhouse muscles
4) Develop and improve the body's sense of balance
A high-energy cardiovascular workout using the basic techniques of kickboxing to develop overall endurance, conditioning & stamina. Instructors may use up-tempo music for motivation and timing.
This class teaches sequences of flowing postures linked by the breath to detoxify, strengthen, and stretch the body. The selected yoga postures are carefully balanced to build strength and flexibility while releasing accumulated tension.
This class will challenge the athlete in all of you! Class combines the boot camp concept with sports conditioning. Students will combine strength, flexibility, speed and coordination training in this class. Come ready to jump, squat, lunge, push, crunch and sweat!
Power Up: Find the power within!
A resistance training class that tests your strength, focuses on proper form, and helps you to power up to find the power within.
The "Reformer" is the workhorse of all Pilates equipment. It will not only assist you through the more challenging exercises, it can add resistance on easier exercises. This intro group personal training session is ideal for any beginning Pilates devotee. * Please call in advance for availability.
The Concept 2 "erg" simulates actual rowing and provides one of the most time efficient ways to improve cardiovascular fitness because rowing recruits most of the major muscles. The benefits transfer to a wide range of sports that involve all-around strength and endurance. Each erg is equipped with a performance computer that displays your real-time work output and your heart rate during training.
Transform your body and forge pure athleticism with this revolutionary, whole body, metabolic conditioning workout created by America's Favorite Trainer. This high-intensity class will have you burning calories not only during the workout, but hours after you've left the club. Define muscle and condition for peak performance using Jillian's 3-2-1 interval/circuit training approach – 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio and 1 minute of core, all packed into a fresh, fun and efficient workout.
Dance Alive: Awaking the Dancer in you!
Connecting the mind, body, & soul through music and dance Jessica Johnson inspires and encourages you to express yourself and release your emotions freely in a positive and safe environment. Allowing you to get the full benefits and optimal full body fun of an exhilarating cardio dance work out. Helping you to awaken the Dancer in you!
A combination of dynamic and static stretching techniques to improve joint ranges of motion and muscle elasticity.
This class focuses on overall health and introduces a variety of exercises. It features a progressive, low-intensity, aerobic exercise segment of moderate duration. Included are an adequate warm-up and cool-down period, stretching, and strength exercises. Socializing is strongly encouraged.
Get lean, toned and strong to the core with BarreFit. This well-rounded workout combines ballet barre work, core strengthening, and stretching using the ballet barre and one's own body weight to isolate, strengthen and sculpt the entire body. Each strength section of the workout is followed by a stretch section, which will help you achieve a long, lean, and strong physique. *Socks are required.
A hybrid class combining the basics of indoor cycling and treadmill training.
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.
All fitness levels are welcome to this class that will focus on improving overall flexibility and joint mobility. Excellent complement to any exercise program. No standing poses. Yoga mat is not required.
A continuous cardiovascular workout featuring standardized movement patterns on the "Step."
This higher intensity practice is designed to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Recommended for those more experienced with yoga, however beginners are welcome.
Stylized cardiovascular class combining elements of street dance, hip-hop and jazz.
This is a barre-styled class that features toning and strengthening exercises for a long and lean look. Inspired by mat Pilates, dancer's exercises, sports rehab and traditional group calisthenics. Uses minimal equipment and mostly body weight for resistance. Full body toning workout with a core emphasis and special attention to the glutes and thighs.
This class fuses the disciplines of core conditioning, Pilates, and yoga to produce long, lean muscles, a flexible, youthful body.
INSANITY uses MAX Interval Training, which replaces traditional moderate-intensity exercise with maximum-intensity exercise, and trades short intervals of intensity for short periods of rest.
Adding high-intensity exercise forces the body to use fast-twitch muscle fibers not normally engaged in cardio exercise. These fast-twitch fibers continue burning fuel even during lower-intensity exercise.
Vinyasa flow is a fast paced sweaty yoga class focused on connecting breath with movement. It builds heat, flexibility, strength and concentration. Kelly uses precise alignment cues and sequences to guide a safe and enjoyable full body workout.
Floor exercises inspired by the work of Joseph Pilates that strengthen your body's core muscles. Pilates exercises strengthen the body from the inside out.
(Cancelled this week)
The "Reformer" is the workhorse of all Pilates equipment. It will not only assist you through the more challenging exercises, it can add resistance on easier exercises. Pre-requisite is "Beginner 1" or 20 Private Sessions.
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"QiGong" is a gentle moving meditation. The practice provides increased balance, stamina and concentration to decrease stress and promote healing.
Psychoneuroimmunology explores the connection between the psyche, nervous system and immune systems. Mind and body influence each other. Class includes stick stretching, energy warmups and the longevity tree form.
Flow Yoga - Traditional poses, breathing techniques, and increased relaxation. Improve flexibility and add strength to your workout with this type of yoga.
Includes the movement styles of yoga that emphasizes physical postures or asanas. Iyengar and Ashtanga are both forms of Hatha Yoga.
This class will alternate between U-Jam & Zumba weekly. "U-Jam Fitness" - is a hip-hop dance fitness workout that combines dance and high energy music for a workout that is bound to get your hear rate up, your body moving, and make you work up a sweat in no time. "Zumba" is a fusion of Latin dance that combines motivating music with unique moves and combination's that allow the participants to dance away their worries.
Power Kickboxing includes various interval stations to increase core stability & balance and utilizes controlled contact with heavy bags and mitts using gloves and your feet. Define and tone muscles, improve technique and power 14 rounds of fun. - Gloves Required
Yoga core teaches yoga asana and breathing practices to awaken, activate, integrate, and strengthen your core. The deepest layers of abdominal muscle tissue are targeted and connections made to the muscles that work together to mobilize and stabilize the torso. Learning to support with your core in daily activities is emphasized providing a key to a healthy back, to balance and efficiency in movement, and to the prevention and relief of injury.
"U-Jam Fitness" - is a hip-hop dance fitness workout that combines dance and high energy music for a workout that is bound to get your hear rate up, your body moving, and make you work up a sweat in no time at all while having fun!
This class focuses on supportive poses that are restful and rejuvenating even for those who can't perform many physical movements. Relaxation through nourishing postures and simple meditation are used to renew body, mind, and spirit. Typically, these poses require set-up and props and are restfully sustained for 10 minutes or longer.
An introductory yoga class designed with the novice in mind, also ideal for those who prefer a basic approach to yoga.
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