Drop in Classes

Drop-In Fitness Classes

Winter Session # 1 Drop-In Fitness Classes

Monday, January 15 - Friday, March 2

Monday Class Name Instructor Studio
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Pilates Sheree Dance
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Pump Charise Fit Zone
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Hatha Yoga Miriah Dance
6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Zumba Lisa Fit Zone
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Strong by Zumba Mark Dance
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Cardio Drumming Haley Fitness
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Zumba Shawna Dance
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Vinyasa Yoga Miriah Fit Zone
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Yoga + Pilates Lynne Fit Zone
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Hatha Yoga Miriah Dance
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Beginner Yoga Jenna Fit Zone
6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Barre Sheree Dance
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Zumba Mark Fit Zone
Noon -  12:50 p.m. Relaxation Yoga Anna Dance
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Spin Dax Fitness
5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Pump Lynne Fit Zone
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Beginner Yoga Jenna Dance
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Strong by Zumba Mark Dance
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fitness
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. PiYo Sheree Fit Zone
11:30 a.m. - Noon Core Express AnaLisa Fitness
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Pilates Sheree Dance
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Relaxation Yoga Anna Dance
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Core & Restore Yoga Jenna Fit Zone
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Zumba Shawna Dance
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Cardio Drumming Haley Fitness
6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fit Zone
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Zumba Mark Dance
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Core Express AnaLisa Fit Zone
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Cardio Strength Charise Dance
*Dance Studio, located in the center of the PEIF, room 130.

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

***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.


Using postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength.

Level of intensity: Beginner


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

STRONG by Zumba**

STRONG by Zumba® is a revolutionary high-intensity workout led by music to help you make it to that last rep - and maybe even five more. This is not a dance-based class like “regular” Zumba. Instead, it’s built upon moves such as squats, lunges, planks, pushups, burpees, running, jumping jacks, and others based on martial arts, yoga, and athletic training. It’s designed to burn fat, build lean muscle, and tone abs, legs, and glutes. Whether you are a beginner or advanced in fitness, you have the freedom to modify the moves to start at your current ability and push your limits to get stronger.

Level of intensity: Enhance, Advanced

Cardio Drumming *

Combine cardio, intervals, drumsticks and stability balls together and you have cardio drumming. A fun class that will have you working up a sweat while beating on a ball.

Level of intensity: Beginner


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

Core 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


A perfect blend of deep muscle toning, stretching and balancing with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. A challenging and safe way to sculpt your body and increase agility.

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


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


Using barbells and benches to perform high reps and dynamic movements, our energetic teachers Lynne and Charise will help you to sculpt lean muscle across all of your major muscle groups. This class will leave you sweating and craving more.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Yoga +Pilates*

While focusing on core strength, students will rely on extremities to control and apply movements to other parts of the body through prolonged holds and stretches.

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


A 45 minute class that keeps you moving while combining muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of pilates with strength and flexibility advantages of yoga.

Level of intensity: Beginner

Cardio Strength*

Uses both strength and cardio in a high intensity format to deliver you results that will increase strength and improve your cardio system and works your entire body. A great class to get a full body workout in with.

Level of intensity: Beginner/Intermediate

Core + Restore Yoga**

Using slow and elongated sequences, this class allows the body to surrender to the music and focus on breathing. Poses are usually held for between 2-5 minutes.

Level of intensity: 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.

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