Group Fitness Class Descriptions

 

Aquatic Classes

Aquafit

Aquafit is a fun and challenging low-impact fitness class designed for the pool using the resistance of the water. Join us for intervals of cardio, strength, core and flexibility using the water belts, aqua weights, and noodles.

Visit our aquatics page for further aquatic opportunities at the Recreation, Athletics & Wellness Centre (RAWC).

Cardio Classes

Cardio Dance

Cardio Dance is a high energy and fun fitness/dance class that blends exciting club music and world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography. Come and join the fun and find your rhythmic groove! No dance experience required. All levels welcome.

Cardio HIIT

A 45-minute-high intensity interval training class for all fitness levels. Use a variety of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment such as Ski Ergs, Rowers, Curve Treadmills, weights and more to build cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

Plyo HIIT

Join us in this High Intensity Interval Training class (H.I.I.T.) emphasizing plyometric movements to build cardiovascular stamina, muscular endurance, and metabolic conditioning! All fitness levels welcome

Rowfit

Rowing is a total body workout great for developing your cardiovascular fitness and muscular system at the same time.  Class takes place on our indoor rowing machines.

Indoor Cycling

Increase your cardio and strength with our indoor cycling class. Get your heart pumping with a series of sprints, hills, and drills to build endurance, burn calories and relieve stress. This multi-level class will motivate you through music and moves that allow you to set the intensity of your workout and cruise at your own pace.

Mindfulness Classes

Meditation

Mindfulness is about being present and in the moment. Our 20-minute mediation class is facilitated by Counsellors from the Health & Counselling Centre, and will be offered on a weekly basis from 1:10-1:30pm at the Dance Studio.

Pilates

Achieve a balanced and toned body with the ultimate core fitness workout!  Incorporate Pilate’s postures with traditional core exercises to help improve posture, strength, and range of motion.  Rejuvenate your workout with a focus on your breathing and find those deep core muscles in the abdomen and that surround the spine.  All fitness levels welcome.

Hatha Yoga

This gentle class begins with a guided meditation, introduces yoga postures to stretch and strengthen the body, and teaches relaxation practices to reduce stress and calm the mind. Taught in a supportive environment, this 45-minute class is ideal for beginners, but all levels are welcome. Yoga mats are provided.

Yoga & Meditation

The RAWC & HCC are pleased to offer a weekly 30 min. drop-in Yoga and Mindfulness in the UTM Dance Studio. This will continue weekly through Tuesday, December 13th! We will start with a yoga stretch and finish with a meditation practice.

Yogilates

Yogilates blends the movements and postures of yoga with the core-focused exercises of Pilates, incorporating strength, flexibility, and relaxation techniques into one 45-minute class. All fitness levels welcome.

Resistance Training Classes

Barbell 101 

Barbells are one of the most essential pieces of equipment in the gym. They can help you lose weight, reduce body fat, increase strength, and build muscle. Knowing how intimidating they can be, our trainers will provide you with a supportive space to get comfortable using barbells and teach you the proper form for the squat, deadlift, bench press and row. This is a technique-oriented class.

Boot Camp

A high-intensity class that incorporates plyometrics, strength and interval training. Build your cardiovascular and muscular endurance using various types of equipment and bodyweight movements. Challenge yourself and get ready for a top to bottom workout. 

Glutes, Core & More

 A Pilates-inspired fitness class that offers the benefits of Pilates training with an emphasis on the powerhouse muscles including the glutes and hips, abdominals, low back muscles and deep pelvic floor muscles.  Join us and get the strength back in your glutes and core!

Strength & Conditioning

Programming designed to educate and support those seeking to enhance athletic performance, utilizing a variety of tools and methods for training strength, speed, and power, with an emphasis on movement quality and injury prevention while improving general health.

Women's Only Classes

Women on Weights! (WOW) 

A class that caters to women's needs and wants! Providing a safe space to get energized while building up strength and muscle. Push yourself and raise your limits with our women focused circuit training using a mix of cardio and weights. An inclusive, fun, and supportive environment that will teach you effective exercises and challenge you to reach your goals.

Women’s Only Barbell 101

Barbells are one of the most essential pieces of equipment in the gym. They can help you lose weight, reduce body fat, increase strength, and build muscle. Knowing how intimidating they can be, our trainers will provide you with a supportive space to get comfortable using barbells and teach you the proper form for the squat, deadlift, bench press and row. This is a technique-oriented class.

Women's Only Cardio HIIT

A 45-minute-high intensity interval training class for all fitness levels. Use a variety of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment such as Ski Ergs, Rowers, Curve Treadmills, weights and more to build cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

Women's Only TRX Fusion

This class will give you the opportunity to get fit using unique equipment such as TRX suspension systems, Equalizer bars, kettle bells and more. You’ll get a good sweat while learning new skills, building strength, and endurance. All fitness levels welcome.

*In-person programs are subject to change due to provincial health regulations.