Drop In Group Fitness Class Descriptions


The variety of fitness and wellness programs at Northern Michigan University guarantees you are sure to find an activity you will enjoy and that will lead to your improved health and well being.

 

Summer 2015


Ab Express*

This half hour class will introduce you to core muscles you didn’t even know existed! Using intervals and short rest periods this advanced ab class will increase your endurance and strengthen your core.

Ab's, Arms & Legs*

This fitness class will target your abs, legs, and glutes. By using a variety of different movements, this class will help tone the muscles in all the key areas to help you get ready for summer. 

Aqua Zumba*

Working out can be all kinds of things, why not get a little wet?  Aqua Zumba takes place in the PEIF lap pool (4-6 feet deep water) and fuses hypnotic Latin rhythm and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.    

Ab's & Cycle*

This fun and intense introductory cycling class introduces a way to improve your strength and endurance by working at various intensities on the bike. Along the way, your instructor will bring you through a core routine that will help you feel the burn all the way around. 

Cycling*

This fun and intense introductory cycling class introduces a way to improve your strength and endurance by working at various intensities on the bike.

Beginner Yoga*

The instructor will teach basic poses and as a yogi progresses in their journey of practice, the instructor will encourage the student to advance into another level. Modifications are offered and all practice will demonstrate safe form with proper breathing and technique.

Intermediate Flow Yoga**

This is a class for all levels of yoga, but there will be different options for the different levels of experience. The class will consist of sun salutations, strengthening and stretching poses, and all of this will be in a flow.

Kickboxing*

A fun and intense cardio workout that will leave you feeling empowered. This class uses techniques from boxing, tae kwon do, karate, and other forms of martial arts set to motivating music for a great total body workout. 

Yoga for Athletes**

This is a class that is designed to target strengthening and stretching the common muscle groups that used daily and during exercise. Stretching a muscle is the best way to prevent injury while strengthening certain muscles will help your abilities grow as a stronger athlete. 

Zumba*

Working out can be all kinds of things, why not fun?  Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythm and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.  We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.

 


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 needs 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.

 


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