Each semester we offer several group fitness classes to students, faculty and staff on a first come, first serve basis.
Group Fitness is for everyone, regardless of your fitness level!
Our classes include: Yoga, Cycle, Kickboxing, Zumba, Abs and Arms, Total Body Sculpt, Bandilates, Tone and Stretch, Panther Power and Ab Attack. See class descriptions.
These classes include aerobic conditioning, strength and endurance training; as well as weight-based and mind-body workouts.
Group fitness caters to a wide range of interests, physical abilities, and times to suit your schedule.
With a vast selection of classes, inspiring instructors and motivating music, group fitness is one of the most fun and effective ways to get in shape and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Summer 2015 Classes
Classes run through August 7.
Summer fees for current AU students is $20; faculty and staff fee is $40. Register in the Campus Recreation Office in Woodruff Hall Room 240. Call 516.877.4242 for more information.
Abs and Arms will take you through an upper-body and core workout using dumbbells, body bars and your own body weight. You will love the feeling of a stronger core, and leaner firmer arms!
Bandilates is Pilates, but it will incorporate exercise bands to help aid more flexibility, balance and strength.
Kickboxing is a form of martial art that combines boxing with elements of karate. This class offers aerobic conditioning while strengthening and toning your muscles through a series of punches and kicks.
Panther Power is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Class. It alternates periods of short intense exercise, followed by less intense recovery periods. Panther Power is highly cardiovascular and incorporates body weight exercises and movements. Panther Power will increase your strength, endurance and burn lots of calories!
Total Body Sculpt focuses on strength and endurance conditioning using lighter weights with greater repetitions. This class will hit every muscle in order to gain definition while improving overall health and fitness.
Yoga follows a vinyasa flow style and is suitable for all fitness levels. During Yoga you will practice postures and breathing exercises to make you healthier in mind, body and spirit. Yoga stresses the importance of listening to your body and lets you tune in, chill out, and shape up!
Zumba is a cardio-based workout designed for everyone and caters to all levels. ZUMBA is a combination of Latin and International music and dance. Routines feature interval training with slow and fast rhythms to maximize a total body workout.