Class Offerings & Descriptions

Looking for a class to do with your student organization, for your staff retreat, or just because? The following are our most popular offerings:

ZUMBA®

Ditch the workout and join the party! This Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class incorporates Latin and international music and dance moves, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating and effective workout. A ZUMBA® class – known as a ZUMBA fitness party – combines fast and slow rhythms of cumbia, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, hip-hop, pop, mambo, rumba, flamenco, calypso and salsaton to help tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance moves!  No dance experience required.

YOGA FLOW

This introductory level class is a great choice for your large group. Participants will be provided with a variety of intensity options for all yoga poses to improve posture, flexibility and strength. With a focus on breath and alignment, this class will relax the mind, body and soul. 

PILATES

Pilates is a mind-body workout emphasizing body awareness, proper breathing and correct spinal and pelvic alignment. Pilates values the quality of movement over the quantity of repetitions.  This traditional mat class will develop long, lean muscles while increasing strength, flexibility, balance and postural improvements.

MINDFUL MEDITATION & STRETCHING

Escape your daily routine, restore your mind and revitalize your body.  Sample various stress reduction techniques including meditation, progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery. Learn to control breathing and calm the mind through a gentle practice of yoga and deep stretching. Adequate floor space and proper attire is required.

BAND CAMP

How can an "innocent looking" fitness resistance band give you a complete workout? This simple, yet effective exercise tool is great for workouts at your desk, when you're traveling or when you just can't make it to the gym because it's easy to use, light-weight and portable!  Participants will learn over 15 exercises to tone and sculpt the body.  This class is appropriate for participants desire a fun, active and educational session without all the sweat. 

Custom classes may be requested based on instructor availability.

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