Group Fitness

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Group Fitness

The Group Fitness program offers a variety of class formats to help you achieve your personal health and fitness goals, and beginners are welcome in all classes. We provide a non-intimidating, group-based environment. Our group fitness instructors are energetic and accommodating, adapting each class to the ability and skill level of its members. Whether you have a taste for cardiovascular, dance, high intensity or mind and body, we have a class for you! Considering being an instructor yourself? Connect with us at fitness@uccs.edu for more information.

View the current semester Group Fitness Schedule on our Home Page under the Quick Links section. 

 

Class Descriptions

Please check the Group Fitness schedule for the days and times each class format is offered:

 

Marial Arts

  • This cardio based class is a fun mix of traditional kickboxing and high intensity intervals. It will help build endurance, improve coordination, and build lean muscle in a fun and challenging workout. It is based on martial arts technique and lead at a fast pace! All levels welcome!

  • From beginner to advanced, this class focuses on the fundamentals of traditional boxing. Mixed with cardio and strength, you will burn fat, build muscle, and learn how to kick butt. Become a more confident, healthier you by attending a class that will give you the tools necessary to reach your goals.

  • From the beginner learning to train to the competitive fighter, this class focuses on the fundamentals of Muay Thai Kickboxing, the art of 8 limbs. The class focuses on many forms of kicks, elbows, punches, and knees. Fight your way to a more confident, healthier you, with Muay Thai fundamentals mixed with cardio and strength training.

Mind/Body

  • Barre is the perfect mixture of yoga, dance, Pilates and endurance training. This class is set to the beat of fun music including remixes of today's top hits. This class focuses on isolated muscle movements and offers options for any skill level. You will build muscular strength and endurance in as little as an hour a week.

  • This class focuses on finding more self-awareness through reflection, contemplation, and introspection. Center your thoughts to elevate your consciousness. All levels welcome!

  • The emphasis of this class is to match breathing with movements while the instructor cues a series of poses designed to work and tone the entire body. Gain strength, flexibility, balance and range of motion. All skill levels welcome.

Cardio/Spin

  • Jump on an indoor cycle bike for this class, which combines endurance and interval training with cadence control to improve cardiovascular fitness. Ride to exhilarating music for 45 minutes, which includes a warm-up, collection of drills, cool down and stretching. No cycling experience required. All skill levels welcome.

  • HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) Circuit combines strength training and endurance for a fun and challenging workout. This class is full of high-energy, athletic circuits with minimal rest periods, and it’s sure to get your heart racing and improve your overall stamina. All skill levels welcome.

Strength

  • Bootcamp is a combination of power, strength, and conditioning. You will burn fat, build a stronger core, and train like an athlete. This class uses functional movement patterns and high intensity intervals to work every muscle. This class focuses on challenging every muscle group and offers options for every skill level.

  • A recovery based class using low intensity movements focused towards increasing mobility and flexibility from head to toe. It is a 45 minute class dedicated to core, static stretching, and foam rolling segments.

  • A class structured around high-intensity circuit training that utilizes weighted and unweighted dynamic movements, along with different cardio methods. You will build strength and cardiovascular endurance in as little as an hour a week!

Dance

  • You will be able to jump right in and follow along in this fun and energetic non-choreographed class. Focus on strength training, cardiovascular exercise, toning and tightening of muscles, agility, flexibility training and mental well-being. Each student can pace themselves based on their fitness level, so all skill levels are welcome.

  • Hip Hop fitness is a fun and fast-paced cardio class for people of all skill levels. The class focuses on incorporating muscle-toning exercise motions with easy-to-learn, hip hop dance moves, all set to a playlist of upbeat modern music. The first half of the class is simple follow-along steps, and the second half is broken-down, intricate choreography.

  • Join the party! Latin-inspired rhythms fused with easy-to-follow choreography, dance moves and intervals create the ultimate 60-minute full body workout. Zumba® is one of the most, if not the most successful dance format in the world, and it’s here to stay. Just dance! Dance! Dance! Instructors are all Zumba® certified. All skill levels welcome.

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