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Group Fitness Class Descriptions

Aztec Abs Strength Class

Train your core with much more than crunches and sit ups! The core consists of the abdominals, obliques, pelvic muscles, back and glutes. A strong core can help improve athletic performance, posture and balance. Be prepared to feel the burn in all the right places.

Aztecfit Cardio/Strength Class

Do you need change in your routine? In the style of Crossfit®, this class will have strength and metcon (metabolic conditioning) components. The Olympic lifts will be practiced in a safe and controlled manner. All levels are welcome!

Barre Blast Strength Class

Looking to sculpt and elongate the muscles in your core, glutes, legs, torso and arms? Get ready to discover muscles that you never knew existed in this barre-based class sure to make you feel the burn! This class uses light free weights and body weight to develop awareness of your posture and help you to achieve a long, lean body!

Boxing Boot Camp Cardio/Strength Class

Get ready for a total body workout that will combine boxing moves and agility circuits that will test your core and stamina.

Calorie Killer Cardio Class

This high intensity interval training class combines both cardio and muscle segments to get your heart rate up and your blood pumping. Get ready for a fun, full body workout using a variety of resistance equipment to increase caloric burn. Leave at the end feeling both exhausted and exhilarated!

Candlelit Hatha Yoga Mind Body Class

Relax in this gentle introduction to the most basic yoga postures held with a focus of deepening flexibility and mental calmness. Leaving class feeling longer, looser, and more relaxed.

Cardio Dance Dance Class

This class includes multiple music genres and incorporates toning in addition to aerobic work. It is for everyone, from the beginner to the highly experienced exerciser: the emphasis is on providing a fun and effective workout for all fitness levels. You’re sure to break a sweat with a smile!

Cardio Kickboxing Cardio Class

Looking for an upbeat workout to incinerate calories and push you to your fitness limits? Try this combination of intense kickboxing moves all perfectly choreographed to high energy and motivating music. It’s the ultimate cardiovascular challenge.

Circuit Challenge Cardio/Strength Class

Looking to amp up your cardio and strength training routine? Circuit Challenge class will get your heart rate high and your muscles strong! You will be challenged with high intensity cardio intervals, functional training moves, agility drills, strength training exercises, and more, to get you out of your regular routine and into your next level of fitness. Dig deep, and this class will challenge you from the inside out!

CycleCore Dance/Strength Class

This class is a great opportunity to build both muscular strength and endurance in the legs while cycling, then finish off the beginner friendly workout with some abdominal work!

Cycling Cardio Class

This class is a great cardiovascular workout that simulates outdoor rides.  Pedal through sprints, hills, intervals, and more to energizing music that is sure to make you sweat.  If you choose to wear cycling shoes, our bikes are compatible with SPD pedals.  No experience required!

Deep Stretch Yoga Mind Body Class

In this class you will practice elongating and stretching every muscle so you leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. If you are ’stiff’ and looking to improve flexibility then this is the class for you.

Fitness Friday - Recess Cardio/Strength Class

Travel back in time to elementary school days and play recess games such as cone grab, relay races, and other fun fitness activities. Put the FUN back in functional fitness

Fitness Friday: 90's Cycle-off Cardio Class

Get to the ARC for a totally radical cycle class to kick-off your weekend. With nothing but 90s tracks and your bike, you’ll be partying like it’s 1999!

Fitness Friday: Aztecfit Games Cardio/Strength Class

A friendly competition inspired by the CrossFit® Games. Four teams will compete to win the "Aztecfit Games" and be named fittest Aztec team on campus!

Fitness Friday: Final Focus Mind Body Class

Headspace, Meditation, Yoga

Fitness Friday: Glider Games Cardio/Strength Class

Elevate classic strengthening moves with Gliders for a full body workout! Cheer on your team between high intensity bouts of Glider exercises as you compete in relay races and other cardio games!

Fitness Friday: HIIT Pilates Mind Body/Cardio/Strength Class

Combine the pilates principles of quality, attention to form, and breath with a full body, high intensity workout that is still low impact. Let the music take you away as you strengthen muscle, burn fat, and work harder than you thought you could!

Fitness Friday: Intro to Belly Dance Dance Class

Shake up your routine and have fun exploring this style of dance. This low impact cardio workout is excellent for toning hips and belly. Improve your posture and confidence. This workshop includes dance warm-ups, belly dance moves in place and across the floor, and a short combination. This is fusion belly dance, mostly Egyptian style with elements of tribal and other dance. Wear clothes you can move in. Dance bare foot or in dance shoes. Bring a scarf or belly dance belt to wrap around hips.

Fitness Friday: Music Battle Cycle Cardio Class

Get ready to battle it out in this fast paced, heart pumping, high intensity cycling class! Start your weekend feeling strong and join us to battle it out in “Rock vs Rap” to see which reigns supreme!

Fitness Friday: Olympic Weightlifting 101 Strength Class

Whether you are experienced with Olympic Lifting or want to get started, this class is for you. Learn how to perform the clean and snatch or come to get your lifts analyzed by a professional! - All levels welcome!

Fitness Friday: Optimum Human Performance Cardio/Strength Class

Learn about ways you can increase your mobility and fitness levels. This class will combine kettlebells, primal movements, myofascial release techniques to help you get to the next level.

Fitness Friday: POUND Dance/Strength Class

Channel your inner rockstar! Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective workout. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.

Fitness Friday: Rally Towel Cardio Dance Dance Class

Bring a friend and a rally towel (or grab one from us) for this fun, cardio dance class! We will use the towel for added upper body toning and incorporate it into our dance moves throughout class!

Fitness Friday: Recess Cardio Class

Travel back in time to elementary school days and play recess games such as cone grab, relay races, and other fun fitness activities. Put the FUN back in functional fitness!

Fitness Friday: Runner's Strength Strength Class

Are you a runner, but are not sure how to incoprorate strength training into your routine? This class is for you! This class will include exercises that help to promote strength and stability!

Fitness Friday: Step It Up Cardio/Strength Class

Not your traditional retro step class! We'll practice basic step aerobics movements and then add twists and turns for some dance fun. Join in for a great cardio and muscle conditioning workout.

Gentle Yoga Mind Body Class

Relax and release stress from both your body and mind. A classical form of hatha yoga, this slower-paced class is a safe way to begin a new yoga practice or deepen your advanced practice. Learn mindful breathing and relaxation techniques. Experience passive stretches that leave you feeling restored.

Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Mind Body Class

Looking for a restorative blend of mindful breathing and flowing yoga postures? Release tension and improve flexibility with this blend of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. This class is ideal for injury recovery, balance, alignment, and mental focus.

Mindful Meditation Mind Body Class

Meditation is the transforming of the mind. Learn to relax and reflect in this class proven to decrease stress and improve your mood and self-awareness.

Outdoor Boot Camp Cardio/Strength Class

Drop and give me 20! This class utilizes challenging segments of cardiovascular work, muscle conditioning, and other athletic drills to ensure a complete body workout out on the Rec Field.

Pilates Sculpt Mind Body/Strength Class

This mat-based class will deliver results! Improve muscle control, posture, flexibility, and coordination. Experience exercises designed to maximize core strength, while sculpting the muscles of the trunk and hips. Forget traditional sit-ups and crunches when you can replace them with exercises designed to give you the abs of your dreams!

Power Yoga Mind Body/Strength Class

Looking for an intense, athletic style of yoga sure to make you sweat? This flowing version of Ashtanga yoga will help you develop strength, flexibility, and balance while providing you with a physically demanding workout. Hatha style breath includes a mindful and restorative component to complete your practice.

Strength Training for Women Strength Class

Ever feel lost in the weight room, ladies? Looking for a designated time to work on your strength outside of the busy weight room? This class will safely help you learn and improve your front squat, deadlift, and other compound movements while sculpting and defining your muscles. Class is located in the Performance Center.

Total Strength Strength Class

Looking to develop lean and sculpted muscles? This total body workout will keep you coming back for more! Discover new exercises to challenge yourself using body weight, steps, resistance bands, free weights, and stability balls.

TRX Boot Camp Strength Class

Try this 30-minute workout that combines suspension training and high intensity interval training focused on increasing strength, power, and endurance. Suspension training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Classes take place at the ARC Express.

Vinyasa Yoga Mind Body Class

Looking to achieve internal balance and reduce tension and stress? This class uses breath-synchronized movement to create internal heat that purifies muscles and organs by expelling unwanted toxins from the body in the form of sweat. Dynamic, flowing posture sequences will build strength and flexibility. You will learn to set an intention for your personal yoga practice and take the necessary steps toward reaching that goal.

Yoga Sculpt Mind Body/Cardio/Strength Class

Yoga Sculpt is a high intensity fusion of weight training and yoga postures that can help build lean muscle mass, boost metabolism, and enhance flexibility. Components include: flexibility training via yoga poses; full-body resistance training with weights; core isolation exercises; plyometric conditioning; functional movements that develop balance, coordination, and core strength; and breath and mindfulness integration providing workout enjoyment and an emotional recharge.