Student Services Wellness Center

Group Fitness

Exceed Your Fitness Goals

The Wellness Center is dedicated to offering you a variety of classes to challenge your body, fit your lifestyle and make getting and staying in shape fun. We offer more than 25 outstanding group fitness classes ranging from core specific workouts, yoga, cycling, Pilates and more.

Current Group Fitness Classes

See the current group fitness class schedule below or visit our Events Calendar for future classes.

Welcome Week Fitness Schedule

(August 25 - September 1)

Fall Class Descriptions
Fall Group Fitness Schedule
(September 2 - December 7)


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September 2014
Tuesday, September 2nd -
5:10 AM - 5:50 AM
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE. A unique indoor row class. Working in teams, partners, and as a crew, Indo-Row® proides a transformatie total-body workout that challenges the body and focuses the mind. Instructor: Heather
5:30 AM - 6:15 AM
This Class is focused on core strength, stability, balance, improed posture and alignment and more. Work hard and get more with CORE and MORE!! Instructor: Joe
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, is choreographed and will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast! Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition moements, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning. During a single workout, you will perform 70-100 repetitions per body part totaling up to 800 repetitions! BODYPUMP™ is one of the world's fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. Instructor: Peggy
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Actiate your life in only one hour. This group work-out is structured for the older actie adult, and will accommodate all fitness levels. The work-outs will be low-impact and will incorporate all elements of fitness to include cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility in a supportive group environment. Instructor: Dottie
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
This 75 minute HOT yoga class is beneficial for eeryone. The class incorporates elements of basic HOT yoga using the traditional 26 postures, which includes flow sequences with interspersed longer holds, bringing focus to the breath, and improing strength and balance through core stability and alignment cues. The room is intentionally heated with temperatures generally peaking around 90-95 degrees. These conditions warm and lengthen your muscles, and allow for a deeper release. Perspiring will also help flush toxins from your body and cleanse your systems. Participants may arrive 10 minutes early to class to adjust to the heat. It is recommended that you bring a towel and plenty of hydration. Instructor: Peggy
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
This 30 minute meditation class is designed to further your relaxation. Meditation helps you become aware of your body, and the feelings you hae in the present moment and also helps to relax your body and free your mind from eeryday stressors as well as release tension built up in your body. Instructor: Peggy
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
A great, low-impact aquatic exercise class that incorporate all leels of fitness. This class fuses cardio with sculpting to bring you a total body workout. Enjoy a ariety of equipment to help you tone muscles and increase your heart rate at the same time. Splash your way into fitness! Instructor: Brittany
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Enjoy the fusion of rowing and Yoga – 30 minutes of rowing followed by 30 minutes of Yoga. The perfect fusion! Instructor: Peggy
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM
BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, is choreographed and will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast! Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition moements, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning. During a single workout, you will perform 70-100 repetitions per body part totaling up to 800 repetitions! BODYPUMP™ is one of the world's fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. Instructor: Dottie
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
Designed for those who are motiated but short of time, Cycle Express includes strength, endurance, sprints, interal sets, and more to challenge the rider. Instructor: Kein
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
A Mat Pilates class with MORE offered in conjunction with light hand weights. Not a fan of weights? No problem! All moements can be done with or without them, your choice! Ramp up your CORE. Instructor: Kim
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Zumba will hae you moing, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll loe every minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?!
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
A unique blend of intense kickboxing moes and interals choreographed to motivating and high energy music. You get a challenging cardiovascular and full body workout as you kick, punch, block and move in each Cardio Kickboxing class. No previous experience necessary! Instructor: Wynette
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
A unique blend of intense kickboxing moes and interals choreographed to motiating and high energy music. You get a challenging cardiovascular and full body workout as you kick, punch, block and move in each Cardio Kickboxing class. No previous experience necessary! Instructor: Wynette
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Perfect for students who are comfortable in Yoga and ready for a challenge. Yoga flow offers a Vinyasa style flow through a series of postures to build heat, increase strength, and improe flexibility. All levels welcome and encouraged. Instructor: Sandi
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Want to take a trip from Point A to Point B? Road Trip does just that, taking you through sprints, climbs, and interals. This class, designed for all fitness levels, will take you on an engaging cycling journey. Instructor: Lynsey
6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
Kettle Bell is a great way to get an intense total body work out. Lifting and manipulating the kettle bell challenges the core as well as specified muscles to deelop strength, stability and to enhance cardio fitness levels. Instructor: Rachel
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Inspired by Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, this class features a nonstop inyasa flow, matching breath with moement in an environment with elevated heat and humidity. It includes longer pose holds, allowing a deeper exploration of your practice. With a focus on consistent sequencing from class to class, students are able to continually expand and cultivate each pose. As familiarity with the sequence grows, so too does your willingness to express fully in conversation with your body. The entire flow is guided, including modification to match your growing edge. Hot Vinyasa is good for new students who are physically active, those interested in the fitness benefits of yoga, and anyone who wants to experience a multi-level yet strong practice. * for all levels. Instructor: Michael
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Zumba will hae you moving, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll love every minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?! Instructor: Wendy
Wednesday, September 3rd -
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Perfect for students who are comfortable in Yoga and ready for a challenge. Yoga flow offers a Vinyasa style flow through a series of postures to build heat, increase strength, and improe flexibility. All leels welcome and encouraged. Instructor: Katie
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Yoga Inc. is a unique yoga class, integrating props such as stability balls, med balls, weights, bands, blocks, etc. Using equipment will gie your body an extra challenge. Push yourself to the next level in Yoga Inc. *for all levels. Instructor: Shayla
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Zumba will hae you moving, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll love every minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?! Instructor: Wendy
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
Dubbed by the media as the “most efficient total-body workout in the world,” ShockWae is extreme cross-training at its best! This circuit challenge utilizes a Water Rower machine to proide short-burst, high intensity, calorie burning intervals along with functional strength and sculpting stations designed to target and chisel the legs, core and arms. Enjoy a friendly competition and get motivated to be pushed to the max. Instructor: Dottie
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Perfect for students who are comfortable in Yoga and ready for a challenge. Yoga flow offers a Vinyasa style flow through a series of postures to build heat, increase strength, and improe flexibility. All leels welcome and encouraged.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Perfect for students who are comfortable in Yoga and ready for a challenge. Yoga flow offers a Vinyasa style flow through a series of postures to build heat, increase strength, and improe flexibility. All levels welcome and encouraged.
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Dubbed by the media as the “most efficient total-body workout in the world,” ShockWae is extreme cross-training at its best! This circuit challenge utilizes a Water Rower machine to proide short-burst, high intensity, calorie burning intervals along with functional strength and sculpting stations designed to target and chisel the legs, core and arms. Enjoy a friendly competition and get motivated to be pushed to the max. Instructor: Lynsey
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Perfect for students who are comfortable in Yoga and ready for a challenge. Yoga flow offers a Vinyasa style flow through a series of postures to build heat, increase strength, and improe flexibility. All levels welcome and encouraged. Instructor: Sandi
6:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Zumba will hae you moing, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll loe every minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?! Instructor: Wendy
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Peggy
Thursday, September 4th -
5:10 AM - 5:50 AM
A high intensity cardio-strength based sculpting class consisting of exercises that strengthen and tone the upper and lower body muscle groups. This class offers a ariety of circuits, intervals, and group formats utilizing a variety equipment to increase your post-exercise calorie burn. Core strengthening included.
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, is choreographed and will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast! Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition moements, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning. During a single workout, you will perform 70-100 repetitions per body part totaling up to 800 repetitions! BODYPUMP™ is one of the world's fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. Instructor: Peggy
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Actiate your life in only one hour. This group work-out is structured for the older actie adult, and will accommodate all fitness levels. The work-outs will be low-impact and will incorporate all elements of fitness to include cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility in a supportive group environment. Instructor: Dottie
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
This 75 minute HOT yoga class is beneficial for eeryone. The class incorporates elements of basic HOT yoga using the traditional 26 postures, which includes flow sequences with interspersed longer holds, bringing focus to the breath, and improing strength and balance through core stability and alignment cues. The room is intentionally heated with temperatures generally peaking around 90-95 degrees. These conditions warm and lengthen your muscles, and allow for a deeper release. Perspiring will also help flush toxins from your body and cleanse your systems. Participants may arrive 10 minutes early to class to adjust to the heat. It is recommended that you bring a towel and plenty of hydration. Instructor: Peggy
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
This 30 minute meditation class is designed to further your relaxation. Meditation helps you become aware of your body, and the feelings you hae in the present moment and also helps to relax your body and free your mind from eeryday stressors as well as release tension built up in your body. Instructor: Peggy
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
A great, low-impact aquatic exercise class that incorporate all leels of fitness. This class fuses cardio with sculpting to bring you a total body workout. Enjoy a ariety of equipment to help you tone muscles and increase your heart rate at the same time. Splash your way into fitness! Instructor: Brittany
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Enjoy the fusion of rowing and Yoga – 30 minutes of rowing followed by 30 minutes of Yoga. The perfect fusion! Instructor: Peggy
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
Designed for those who are motiated but short of time, Cycle Express includes strength, endurance, sprints, interal sets, and more to challenge the rider. Instructor: Kein
12:05 PM - 12:50 PM
Use the step platform to keep your mind busy and your heart pumping. This class has beginning to intermediate intensity and choreography…. A great cardio workout! Instructor: April
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
If you are looking to grow your practice from the ground up or return to the basic roots of yoga, this class is for you. Come explore a series of basic poses allowing you to create the pose based on your own body readiness. You will learn foundational yoga breathing techniques as well as an introduction to basic yoga postures. Also, in this leel you will learn the fundamentals of sun salutations. Poses and sequences are practiced with alignment in mind offering the practitioner the opportunity to gain confidence, strength, and flexibility. No experience is necessary, all levels welcome.
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Hot yoga is beneficial for eeryone, from beginners to advanced students. The class combines basic vinyasa flow sequences with interspersed longer holds, bringing focus to breath, strengthening the core, and opening the heart and hips. The room is intentionally heated with temperatures generally peaking around 90-95 degrees. These conditions warm and lengthen your muscles, and allow for a deeper release. Perspiring will also help flush toxins from your body and cleanse your systems. Participants may arrive 10 minutes early to class to adjust to the heat. It is recommended that you bring a towel and plenty of hydration. *for all levels Instructor: Katie
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Zumba will hae you moing, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll loe eery minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?! Instructor: Vanessa
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Want to take a trip from Point A to Point B? Road Trip does just that, taking you through sprints, climbs, and interals. This class, designed for all fitness levels, will take you on an engaging cycling journey. Instructor: Lynsey
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Dubbed by the media as the “most efficient total-body workout in the world,” ShockWae is extreme cross-training at its best! This circuit challenge utilizes a Water Rower machine to proide short-burst, high intensity, calorie burning intervals along with functional strength and sculpting stations designed to target and chisel the legs, core and arms. Enjoy a friendly competition and get motivated to be pushed to the max. Instructor: Rachel
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Inspired by Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, this class features a nonstop inyasa flow, matching breath with moement in an environment with elevated heat and humidity. It includes longer pose holds, allowing a deeper exploration of your practice. With a focus on consistent sequencing from class to class, students are able to continually expand and cultivate each pose. As familiarity with the sequence grows, so too does your willingness to express fully in conversation with your body. The entire flow is guided, including modification to match your growing edge. Hot Vinyasa is good for new students who are physically active, those interested in the fitness benefits of yoga, and anyone who wants to experience a multi-level yet strong practice. * for all levels
6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
Kettle Bell is a great way to get an intense total body work out. Lifting and manipulating the kettle bell challenges the core as well as specified muscles to deelop strength, stability and to enhance cardio fitness levels. Instructor: Rachel
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
A unique indoor row class. Working in teams, partners, and as a crew, Indo-Row® proides a transformatie total-body workout that challenges the body and focuses the mind.
8:30 PM - 9:20 PM
Zumba will hae you moing, shaking, and burning calories in no time! This class utilizes hypnotic latin, and hip-hop rhythms with incorporated aerobic elements. You'll love every minute of this cardio dance party. There is no right or wrong when it comes to Zumba, are you ready to hit the dance floor?!
Friday, September 5th -
5:10 AM - 5:50 AM
A unique indoor row class. Working in teams, partners, and as a crew, Indo-Row® proides a transformatie total-body workout that challenges the body and focuses the mind.
6:00 AM - 6:45 AM
Dubbed by the media as the “most efficient total-body workout in the world,” ShockWae is extreme cross-training at its best! This circuit challenge utilizes a Water Rower machine to proide short-burst, high intensity, calorie burning interals along with functional strength and sculpting stations designed to target and chisel the legs, core and arms. Enjoy a friendly competition and get motiated to be pushed to the max.
6:10 AM - 7:10 AM
Zumba with instructor, Emily



 

*The USD Wellness Center reserves the right to cancel or remove classes from the schedule due to low attendance or any other necessary reason.