Drop in Classes

Drop-In Fitness Classes

PEIF Rec Center Classes will begin Tuesday, September 5

Wildcat Fit Zone Classes will begin Monday, September 18

Monday Class Name Instructor Studio
7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Morning Strength Jacque Fitness
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Beginner Yoga Jenna Dance
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Strength & Core Brandon Fitness
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Pilates Charise Fitness
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Strong by Zumba Mark Dance
6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Zumba Lisa Fit Zone
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Upper/Lower Tone AnaLisa Fitness
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Hatha Flow Yoga Miriah Fit Zone
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fitness
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Zumba Shawna Dance
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Yoga & Pilates Lynne Fit Zone
5:15 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. HIIT Charise Fitness
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Beginner Yoga Jenna Dance
6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. Pilates Charise Fitness
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Butts & Guts Brandon Fit Zone
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Yin Yoga Miriah Dance
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Zumba Mark Fit Zone
7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Morning Strength Jacque Fitness
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Relaxation Yoga Anna Dance
5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Spin Dax Fitness
5:15 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. Step/Core/Balance Lynne Dance
6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Strong by Zumba Mark Fit Zone
6:10 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Butts & Guts Jacque Fitness
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Flow Yoga Anna Dance
7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fitness
7: 15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Ab Express Brandon Fit Zone
Noon - 12:30 p.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fitness
5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Beginner Yoga Jenna Dance
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Zumba Shawna Dance
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Strength & Circuits Brandon Fitness
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Zumba Mark Dance
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Relaxation Yoga Anna Fitness
*Dance Studio, located in the center of the PEIF, room 130.

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

***Fit Zone Studio, located in Wildcat Fit Zone-Student only recreation area

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.



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 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


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

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


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


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 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


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

Beginner Yoga*

This class is designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga. Class is focused on developing safe and clear foundation and alignment for common poses.You don’t need to be able to touch your toes; just be willing to give it a try. This class is more slow paced than other vinyasa flow classes, and will break everything down to help make your current practice stronger.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Morning Flow Yoga*

A 50 minute class to help wake you up and get you going and flowing into the rest of your day, feeling excited and focused.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Evening Flow Yoga*

A 50 minute class to help you unwind and unplug from your busy day, feeling relaxed and grounded.

Level of intensity: Beginner

All levels Vinyasa*

This class is a flow based yoga style, postures are held for 6-8 breaths, and the goal is to stretch out the body while finding peace of mind at the same time. No matter your level or experience with yoga, this class is for you.

Level of intensity: Beginner-Advanced

Stretch & Flex*

This class involves a mixture of yoga, Pilates, strength training and balance. While learning to improve flexibility and properly use your core, the participant will perform light active movements, stretching exercises to not only increase energy levels but to improve coordination and increase flexibility.

Level of intensity: Beginner

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!