Group Fitness

 

 The Student Wellness Complex offers a wide variety of Group Fitness classes to meet different fitness levels and different interests. A variety of classes are offered in the three dedicated group fitness rooms including: Yoga, Spin, Bootcamp, Zumba, Sweat Shop Circuit, Crossprey Fit, Playground 10-20-30, and more. All classes are 55 minutes, unless specified on the schedule. If you enjoy the group atmosphere, there is a class waiting for you!

  

SPRING 2015 GROUP FITNESS SCHEDULE 

  Group Fitness - Spring 2015 - Click here for full view
Group Fitness - Spring 2015 
  

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Ab Attack 

Come and feel the burn! This 30-minute class will give you a complete Core (abdominal and low back) workout. Bring your keg, leave with a six pack!

Bootcamp It's the classic, all-inclusive fitness class. Challenge yourself with this muscle burning, total fitness, strength, cardio, and toning workout.
Buns & Guns This class is all about symmetry. You will utilize plyometrics, body weight calisthenics, and resistance and strength training to sculpt and tone your glutes, hamstrings, arms, and chest. Each week we will vary the routine to keep your body guessing in out circuit style class. Bring your towel and be ready to sweat in our timed intervals. All skill levels welcome!
Crossprey Fit (2nd floor) High-intensity class that pushes you to excel. Workouts may include timed rounds, high repetitions, and everything in-between. Crossprey Fit is limited to the first 15 people and will not allow late arrivals. 
Cardio Bootcamp      Empowering cardio work-out combing a variety of aerobic activities.  This energetic class will combine sports' exercises, dance combinations and heart pounding moves to burn calories.  In between aerobic combinations,  large muscle groups will be targeted to keep heart rates elevated. 
Cardio Kickboxing       An intense total-body workout that combines non-contact martial arts with interval training.This class will improve your strength, aerobic fitness, flexibility, coordination, and balance.
Dance Evolution Come experience the dance evolution! This class incorporates movements from many different dance styles including: West African, Bollywood, Salsa, Isolation, Hip Hop, 80's, and many more. You won't be bored in this class. No dance experience required. 
Get Fit  High intensity interval training with full body exercises to raise your heartrate and burn tons of calories.
Mixed Level Yoga This class is designed for a variety of levels from beginners to more advanced students to work side by side practicing solid fundamentals and classic yoga. Modifications will be introduced for complex poses so that beginners can work comfortably at their own level.

Pilates

This class is designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness.

Playground

(2nd floor) Come play on the new Synergy 360. Timed circuits of functional training will test your endurance and strength with this fundamentally challenging class. Do it for 10, 20, or 30 minutes. Your choice, your challenge. This class is located on the fitness floor on the big red ‘Playground.’ This class is limited to the first 15 people and will not allow late arrivals.

Playground Washboard Abs (2nd floor) Enjoy the playground class, but want to focus on getting those washboard abs? This 30 minute timed circuit will focus on all areas of the core with some added cardio to enhance the abdominal muscles. This class is limited to the first 15 people and will not allow late arrivals.
Power Yoga An energizing, cardiovascular workout that focuses on strength, stamina, balance, and core. The heat we will build in this class will allow for better flexibility. Prepare to work hard and work up a sweat. Due to everyone's different strengths and weaknesses, modifications for postures are always offered. All levels welcome!
Speed and Agility  A combination of agility drills and speed drills to increase stamina and endurance. This class will incorporate intervals and circuit training for an awesome sweat session.

Spin

 Come and experience the ride everyone is talking about! Take a ride on a stationary bike and go through road races, hill climbs, and sprints. Please bring lots of water and a towel.
Spin Express This 30-minute all-level class includes warm-up, cardio, cool-down and stretching. Spin Express is designed to be an effective workout for beginners or those who are on the go.
Strength Cardio & Core The perfect blend of muscle conditioning, cardiovascular work, and ab exercises to ensure a complete total body workout.
Sunrise/Sunset Yoga (2nd floor) Take your yoga practice to the outdoor patio for a relaxing, calming yoga experience.

Sweat Shop Circuit  

This high intensity circuit class utilizes kettle bells, dumbbells, medicine balls, body weight calisthenics, and many other exercises to keep the workouts interesting and different. All levels welcome, and all levels will be challenged. Get back to the basics!

Tabata In this full hour sweat session, you will be challenged to perform exercises at the highest intensity for intervals of 20 seconds with 10 seconds of rest in between. Your whole body will be worked while increasing your aerobic and anaerobic capacities, resulting in more calories burned even hours after the workout. Get ready to give 100% in this class and see results FAST!

Yoga

Muscles feeling tight? Are you feeling stressed? This is a peaceful yoga class that incorporates breathing techniques to free your mind and center your body. Great for beginners! Mats will be provided.

Zumba

High energy dance fitness featuring Latin and international rhythms including: salsa, merengue, hip hop, and much more. No dance experience necessary, just the desire to have tons of fun at an effective, exhilarating, calorie-burning fitness party.

 

Cost

Classes free to UNF students, full-time faculty, staff and Student Wellness Complex (SWC) members. Guest passes may be purchased at the Member Services desk at the SWC.  A valid Osprey 1 Card must be scanned at the SWC front desk in order to participate.

Rules

  1. Bring your Osprey 1 Card
  2. Wear gym shoes with adequate support.
  3. Bring a towel.
  4. Drink plenty of water.
  5. Have fun!

NOTE: If you have a known medical problem or if you are over the age of 35, it is recommended that you consult a physician before beginning an exercise program.

About the Instructors

The instructors go through a complete in-house training program that follows the guidelines set by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). All instructors are certified by the American Red Cross in CPR and First Aid. Most are AFAA certified and some have specialty certifications.