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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.

Strength
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!

Cardio/Strength
Barre Blast Dance/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!

Dance/Strength
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.

Mind Body
Cardio Dance Dance Class

This fun, choreography-based class includes multiple music genres and incorporates toning with aerobic work using easy to follow moves. 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!

Dance
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!

Cardio/Strength
Cycle Core Cardio/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!

Cardio/Strength
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!

Cardio
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.

Mind Body
Fitness Friday: Aqua Boot Camp Cardio/Strength Class

Get ready for a high intensity boot camp class in the pool! Sprint, splash, and swim while building your heart and lungs with under water and stamina exercises like treading water, shoot throughs, and tuck jumps.

Cardio/Strength
Fitness Friday: Barre Blast From The Past Dance/Strength Class

Looking to sculpt and elongate muscles to the tune of 80s throwbacks? Get ready to discover muscles that you never knew existed in this barre-based class guaranteed to be a totally tubular time!

Dance/Strength
Fitness Friday: Bodyweight Boot Camp Strength Class

Did you know you don't always need equipment to get a great workout in? Try this bodyweight-based strength training class to optimize your workouts when you don't have any equipment!

Strength
Fitness Friday: Cardio Dance Dance Class

This fun, choreography-based class includes multiple music genres and incorporates toning with aerobic work using easy to follow moves. 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!

Dance
Fitness Jam: Cardio Dance Party Dance Class

Cardio Dance Party is a fun aerobic fitness class featuring movements inspired by various styles of Hip Hop and House music. Come join and dance your worries away with easy to learn moves and choreography; no previous experience required. This event is open to SDSU Students. SDSU students are eligible for opportunity drawing prizes.

Dance
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.

Mind Body
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.

Mind Body
HIIT 30 Cardio/Strength Class

This high intensity interval training class combines both cardio and strength segments to get your heart rate up and your blood pumping. Get ready for a fun, full body workout!

Cardio/Strength
Lower Body Express Cardio/Strength Class

Strengthen and tone your legs, glutes, and core during this lower body focused workout. Combining both high and low intensity movements you will be sure to feel the burn!

Cardio/Strength
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.

Cardio/Strength
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.

Mind Body/Strength
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.

Strength
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.

Strength
Upper Body Express Strength Class

Fire up the muscles in your upper body during this 30 minute express class! Muscle focus will include the core, chest, back and arms!

Strength
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.

Mind Body
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.

Mind Body/Cardio/Strength
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