Group Exercise

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Group Exercise at the WREC

We offer 16 different types of Group Exercise classes at the WREC, with over 60 classes each week. There is sure to be a perfect class for your schedule. We offer strength classes like ABS, Butts & Guts, and Interval along with cardio-based classes like Dance Fit and Spin. Try a Yoga class if you need to stretch it out or find your “Zen”. New this year is Barre Fitness, ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, and strength training. Our instructors lead the classes in a way that makes the workout appropriate for all fitness levels. There is no need to sign up for a class. Just show up to experience some fitness fun!

Class Descriptions

Barre Fitness - This class combines ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, and strength training. You will use a ballet barre, and small equipment such as Bender balls, Glide disks and light weights to strengthen and tone the muscles while maintaining flexibility and mobility of the joints.

Beginning Kickboxing - Learn the basics of kickboxing in this beginning class. You will jump rope and shadow box your way to a great workout. This class will also teach students the proper form and the basics of partnering pad work in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere.

Butts & Guts - This class focuses just on your lower body! Sculpt, shape, and strengthen your abdominal, glutes, and thigh muscle groups in this lower body targeted workout.

Cardio Crush - If Spin and Dance is not your thing, but you are looking for a fun group cardio workout, then Cardio Crush will be perfect for you. In this class students work through intervals of easy-to-learn cardio moves that will get your heart rate up! No need to be coordinated. In this class we keep it simple and fun!

Cardio Sculpt - Get you cardio and strength training in one fun, fast paced workout! Cardio Sculpt utilizes small equipment, dumbbells and body weight exercises to create a well rounded full body workout that will keep your muscles working and your heart rate up! Because you can go at your own pace, this workout is great for all fitness levels.

Circuit 45 - This high-intensity circuit class is filled with a variety of exercises that target all the muscle groups of your body. While moving through different circuits, you will participate in both cardio and muscle-building activities

Dance Fit - This class is so fun, you won’t even realize that you are working out. Dance Fit combines Latin, current hits, and other international music with dance moves from all over the world. Previous dance experience is not required. Just be ready to move, shake and have a blast!

Flow and Restore Yoga - This yoga class gives you the best of both Yoga worlds! You will start with a Vinyasa-style flow that will get your muscles warm and your heart pumping. The second half of class consists of Restorative Yoga where you will rejuvenate your mind and body through easy, relaxing poses.

Hatha Yoga - This popular yoga style is perfect for the beginner or for anyone looking for a more gentle practice. This practice will incorporate in both seated, standing and lying poses while focusing on breath and bringing peace to the mind and body.

Intermediate/Advanced Kickboxing - Continue to advance your kickboxing skills in this intermediate/advanced class. The class will start with a warm-up and stretches before leading into basic moves and form. The second part of class will incorporate partnered pad work, a combo of the day and finish with about 20 minutes of sparing.

Interval Training - This action-packed class combines cardio and strength training intervals to help you increase speed, strength, and endurance. Be ready to sweat and burn some calories while having fun!

Pilates - This system of physical conditioning involves low-impact exercises and stretches to increase flexibility, strength, balance, and body awareness. All fitness levels are welcome.

Pilates Sculpt - This class will work all the major muscles of the body with the larger focus being on the core. The core work will consist of traditional Pilates and Pilates inspired moves. You will utilize a variety of small resistance equipment to keep the workout fresh and new in each class.

Power Yoga - Be prepared to take your Yoga practice to the next level! This yoga flow workout will challenge your body’s strength, flexibility and balance by moving you through your Yoga practice at a faster, more challenging pace. This workout will be geared towards the intermediate/ advanced Yoga student.

Restorative Yoga - The main focus of Restorative Yoga is that by relaxing in poses, with the aid of props, without strain or pain, we can achieve physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. Restorative yoga classes are very relaxing and slow-paced.

Rhythmic Spin - This upbeat and motivating spin class relies heavily on the beat of the music to determine the tempo and intensity of the ride. Be ready for great music and a high-energy workout!

Spin - Take your cardio workout to the next level with one of our great Spin classes. We even have 30-minute classes to keep you energized between classes or on your lunch break. You control the intensity of the workout which makes this class great for all fitness levels.

Strength & Conditioning - This class gives you the best of both worlds! You will get a cardiovascular workout and a strength workout in at the same time. Using our basic small fitness equipment like dumbbells, bands, steps, and bosus, you will get an amazing total body workout that is perfect for all fitness levels.

Studio Dance - Studio Dance introduces fun, sassy hip-hop choreography to rap music from the 2000's to current hits! Be ready to learn a routine that incorporates popping, swag, and attitude! All dance levels are welcome.

SUP Pilates - Take your traditional Mat Pilates exercises onto our Stand-up Paddleboards for an extra fun core challenge. Pilates exercises are designed to improve core muscular endurance, flexibility, and posture. Adding the Paddleboard to this workout adds more core work for a fun-in-the-sun workout! (Class will start after spring break!)

SUP Yoga - What is better than Yoga in the sun? Add in the fun of a Stand-up Paddleboard in our amazing pool and you have the perfect warm weather workout. In this class, we will focus on basic yoga poses and breathing to facilitate a good stretch that will be sure to lower your stress levels. (Class will start after spring break!)

Swim Fit - Join us for a group swim workout. An instructor will lead new workouts each day and provide feedback on swimming strokes. Each workout can be modified for your ability. Participants should be able to swim 4 lengths of the pool without stopping.

Vinyasa Flow - If you are looking to break a sweat in your yoga practice, this is the class for you! You will flow continuously through strong sequences of traditional Sun Salutations and standing postures while linking your breath with movement and building strength and endurance.

Yoga - Use this mind and body practice to decrease your stress levels. Yoga combines physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation to promote mental and physical well-being. All levels welcome.

Please note: Exercise is not without its risks and this or any other exercise program many result in injury. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it advises against it, or if you have a medical or physical condition that may increase your risk of injury or death. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately. Those following the workout routines do so at their own risk.