Drop in Classes

Drop-In Fitness Classes

*Tentative* Winter 2017 Schedule (January 16-January 20)
Monday Butts & Guts    12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Brandon**
  Zumba 5:05 p.m. - 5:55 p.m. Mark*
  Advanced PiYo 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Nikki**
  Intro to PiYo 6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. Nikki*
  Power Hour 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Brandon**
  Relaxation Yoga 7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Cat*
  Meditation 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Maddie**
Tuesday Zumba Noon - 12:50 p.m. Shawna*
  Circuits 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. Katie**
  Bootcamp 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Jacque**
  W.O.W. 6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. Jacque**
  Butts & Guts 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Brandon**
  Zumba 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Mark*
Wednesday Upper Body Burn 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Katie**
  Step/Core/Balance 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Lynne*
  Spin 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Dax**
  Yoga Flow 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Maddie*
  Power Hour 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Brandon**
Thursday Power Yoga Noon - 12:50 p.m. Maddie*
  Ab Express 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Brandon**
  Bootcamp 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Jacque**
  W.O.W. 6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. Jacque*
Friday Zumba Noon - 12:50 p.m. Mark*
  Funky Jam Power Yoga 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Cat*
*Dance Studio, located in the center of the PEIF, room 130.

**Fitness Studio, located near the Info Center, room 113. 

Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes prior to class, as space can become limited.  


Participants must check in at PEIF Rec Center front desk to receive hand stamp or fitness studio pass. All participants must have membership or purchase a day pass to participate.

All NMU Sports Complex schedules are subject to change without notification. Every effort will be made to post changes and cancelations of classes on this Web page and outside the studio 24 hours in advance.  Questions about fitness and wellness programs can be emailed to fitness@nmu.edu or you can call 906-227-2519.
For a list of group fitness studio rules, click here.

 

Zumba*

Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Everyone modifies to their own ability. Laughter, sweat, and getting loud are highly encouraged!

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Beginner Yoga*

is designed to give every level of student a firm understanding of the alignment of poses and their benefits. This class is ideal for the beginning yogi, but all are welcome!

Level of intensity: Beginner

W.O.W

W.O.W or women on weights is a great class for those individuals wishing to learn and expand on the concepts of strength, toning and resistance training. W.O.W is great because the class is designed for beginners and those individuals with more experience weight training. 

Level of intensity: Beginner

Inspire Vinyasa**

will strengthen and inspire by moving through sun salutations and flows. It is sure to leave you feeling strong and enlightened!

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Upper body burn*

Upper body burn is designed to strengthen and tone the upper body with the use of free weights and body weight.  Workouts are intense, quick, and will leave you feeling accomplished.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Circuits*

Circuit based class designed to strengthen and tone the larger muscle groups and energy systems throughout the body.  Workouts are intense, quick, and will leave you feeling accomplished.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Ab Express*

a quick ab toning class to fit right into your busy schedule.  Workouts are circuit based and include exercises designed to strengthen the core such as planks, crunches, and bicycle kicks.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Power Hour**

Never miss the chance to hit all of your major muscle groups in one, 45 minute class setting! This class will strengthen and tone all the go to muscles and leave you craving next weeks class.

Level of intensity: Intermediate/Advanced

PiYo**

This class combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We also crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

Level of intensity: Intermediate

Intro to PiYo*

Intro to PiYo will be moving through each section of the PiYO routines in a more controlled environment. Each participant will focus on holding poses correctly and working towards the goals of attending a full-paced class.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Relaxation Yoga*

Relaxation yoga is just as lovely as it sounds. Slow movement, long juicy stretches, mellow music, and of course lavender.
 
Level of intensity: Beginner
 

Funky Jam Power Yoga*

The music gets funky, laughs are encouraged, and sweat just might happen. This flow is set at more of a fast pace, advanced poses are offered. A lot of this class will be helping individuals grow through endurance and strength.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Spin**

Indoor cycling or “Spin”, as an organized activity, is a form of exercise with classes focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity (race days) and recovery. This class will get your heart pumping, legs burning and sweat rolling.

Level of intensity: Intermediate/Advanced

Bootcamp**

All levels are welcome as you will be tested to your very own limits everyday.

Can I get a 1…2…3…. You will learn self-defense, proper technique and improve your coordination, endurance, and strength. Bring your A game!

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Butts and Guts**

Move, Shake and Drop! All levels are welcome, get ready to sweat and feel the burn; with a combination of lower body, abs and those hard to reach love handles. These exercises help you tone, sculpt and strengthen the lower body and core. Don't forget to bring your sass you’re gonna need it when you hear your sweat crying.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Peaceful*

Peaceful yoga is a mindful, slow paced yoga class that incorporates conscious flowing of breath with movement of body. This class is approachable for both beginners and more experienced students. The challenge in the class is from awareness of movement within a peaceful flow.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Meditation*

Monday nights meditation is a 30 minute practice that works on relaxing your mind and body. The class will focus on introducing a verity of mediations that can work in with your daily life. meditation will bring clarity to the mind, calmness to the body, and serenity to the soul.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Step, Core & Balance*

Dust off the aerobic steps and be ready to bust a serious move with Lynne. This class hits up all three energy systems within the body (cardio, strength and coordination) and will leave you smiling and full of energy.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate


Fitness Class Levels


Novice- *
For participants who are new to classes in a group setting, or need help to start an exercise program. These classes focus on technique, terminology and intensity with an emphasis on proper form.

Energy- **
Designed for any fitness level to add a quick energy boost during his/her day. These classes focus on technique, intensity and proper form.

Enhance- ***
For participants who enjoy physical activity on a regular basis that are looking for a challenge in his/her day. These classes focus on enhancement of intensity, proper form and technique.

Advance- ****
For participants who are looking for a challenge to his/her normal day.  These classes focus on advanced fitness moves, techniques and extra motivation to get you through the class period.


Checkout the Health & Wellness website for fitness tips and more!

 

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