Class Descriptions

Check out this comprehensive list of Group Fitness Class descriptions to help you choose the class that's right for you! Pick any two fitness classes and receive a FREE t-shirt plus $10 off your registration. Or purchase a punch pass and join classes on your schedule.

Aerobics and Conditioning:

20/20/20: Three workouts in one! The 20/20/20 class is designed to give you the ultimate challenge and total body workout. First enjoy 20 minutes of cycling, followed by 20 minutes of rowing, and end with 20 minutes of core work and stretching. Are you ready for the challenge?

Barre: Barre infuses ballet-inspired movements, Pilates, and elements of dance into classes ranging from 40-50 minutes.  Barre focuses on precise movements that emphasize core strength and balance, making for a fun, no impact and challenging workout!

Barre @ 90: Barre @ 90 takes the temperature to 90 degrees for 45 minutes of ballet-inspired movements, Pilates, and elements of dance infused together in one class. Barre focuses on precise movements that emphasize core strength, balance, making for a fun and challenging workout!

BodyPump: Interested in building strength and having a blast? Try BodyPump! Work through eight (express format) or ten (full format) tracks to build strength in every major muscle group using time under tension training. This Les Mills format will challenge you every class with compound and isolation movements using a barbell, free weights and an aerobic step.

BodyPump Express: Interested in building strength and having a blast? Try BodyPump! Work through eight tracks in this 50 minute class to build strength in every major muscle group. This Les Mills format will challenge you every class with compound and isolation movements using a barbell, free weights and an aerobic step.

Intro to BodyPump: Brand new to BodyPump? This is the class to take! This class will break down the foundations of every lift you will encounter in these classes. By perfecting form you will be able to build the strength and stamina this format offers in the most effective way possible. Work through eight tracks to build strength in every major muscle group. This Les Mills format will challenge you every class with compound and isolation movements using a barbell, free weights and an aerobic step.

Boot Camp: If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level then Boot Camp is the class for you! This military inspired workout will incorporate bodyweight exercises and variety of equipment for a fun, yet challenging workout!

Climbing Conditioning: If you want to improve your climbing abilities and get ready for the outdoor season, or just get started on the right track, then climbing conditioning is the course for you! Climbing Conditioning will meet once a week for a 90-minute session. The course will include introductory and intermediate level coaching on climbing movement. Climbing Conditioning has four primary objectives: 1. Improve climbing movement and technique 2. Improve climbing strength. 3. Improve climbing endurance. 4. Meet other climbers who are also interested in improving their climbing ability.

Cardio and Core: Get a well-rounded workout by elevating your heart rate with indoor cycling and rowing, and finishing strong with dynamic and functional core training. Inspired by our hour long 20/20/20, this class will get you the same benefits in 2/3 of the time! Challenge your muscles and your heart with circuits, sprints and more to take your fitness to a new level.

Core Blast: Everything but crunches! A quick, sweaty workout that will challenge you by functionally strengthening your core and postural muscles. From circuits to floor work, you'll leave each class feeling stronger and motivated!

CrossFit: UREC CrossFit classes are designed for those who are seeking to get fit, have a great time, or even compete in the sport of CrossFit. Our workouts are highly scalable and challenging for all. Daily classes will involve a warm up, a skill or strength portion, and a daily WOD.

Intro to Olympic Lifting:  This class is great for those who are interested in Olympic lifting but don’t know where to start. Also a great option for those who have experience lifting but want to brush up on the basics and perfect their form. Offered in our new facility, the Chinook Student Center, and lead by an experienced trainer, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered.

Fit for Life:  Fit for Life will be a small group fitness class with a focus on strength training and how to properly avoid injury while maintaining strength for all the issues life throws your way. Build a solid foundation of flexibility, mobility and functional fitness in a group fitness setting with this class.

INSANITY: If you’re looking to take it to the next level - this workout is for you! INSANITY is a high intensity interval training and total-body conditioning workout that will push you to your limits. Be prepared to work through intervals that challenge your endurance by incorporating elements of plyometrics , strength, balance, agility, and coordination. All levels of participants are welcome as the certified instructor will offer modifications and advancements for all participants’ needs. Are you ready to advance to the next level?

Kettlebells: This class will incorporate functional movements using a kettlebell to develop muscular strength and endurance while learning proper form and technique. Build your confidence by performing exercises with this functional piece of training equipment.

Kettlebell Express: This fast paced 30 minute class will give you a great workout in a short amount of time. Incorporating functional movements using a kettlebell to develop muscular strength and endurance, this class will build participants confidence performing exercises with this functional piece of training equipment.

Kickboxing: Punch, kick and jab your way to increased cardiovascular fitness and improved muscular endurance with this high energy, fast paced aerobic workout! With the use of mits, heavy bags, and other implements, this non-contact kickboxing class will take your strength and cardiovascular fitness to a new level. This class is designed for ALL levels of fitness and combat experience – no experience necessary!

Pink Gloves Boxing: Work to reveal the champion within yourself in this circuit-style class for women. We’ll focus on goal setting and getting stronger through punching and conditioning drills. With class purchase participants will receive hand wraps and the PGB Manual. Gloves are required and will be available for use.

Rowing Conditioning: Increase your cardiovascular endurance with this fast paced class that gets the heart rate up and focuses on a variety of drills to improve your rowing skills. This class will help you to build on your form, speed and power and help to unveil the athlete within you.

Step and CoreNo experience necessary for this choreographed step class that uses adjustable steps to increase intensity and provide a challenging cardiovascular workout for all fitness levels. The building choreography will keep you engaged and energized while improving your fitness!

Aqua Fitness:

Aqua Zumba: Aqua Zumba is one pool party you won’t want to miss! Using the resistance of the water and fun dance moves from Zumba, Aqua Zumba focuses on promoting strength, cardiovascular endurance, and mobility. This class provides a high intensity, low impact workout that is inclusive to all fitness levels and goals.

Dance:

Hip Hop: This class format is a fresh fusion of hip hop and dance fitness choreography specifically designed to provide a fun cardiovascular workout that is fun! Get a great workout while learning to move like an experienced dancer! Classes are structured to build dance foundations for novice participants, while also challenging and further developing seasoned dancers.

Modern Dance: Experience the philosophy, choreography, techniques, and skills of modern dance. This class is similar to ballet with a modern, active twist. This workout will include strength, flexibility, and balance, while focusing on choreography. Classes are structured to build dance foundations for novice participants, while also challenging and further developing seasoned dancers.

PoleFit:This fitness format takes concepts from barre, yoga and Pilates and utilizes them in a way to build strength and empowerment on a pole. Through lifting your own body weight and defying gravity you will increase the strength in your core and upper body. Combined with some floor work to target the total body this class offers a unique approach to fitness that can be enjoyed by all! All levels of experience are welcome to participate.

Zumba: Lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be increasing your cardiovascular fitness and your energy levels will be soaring! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Classes are structured to build dance foundations for newcomers who don't have experience while also challenging and further developing seasoned dancers.

Gravity:

Gravity: A total body workout that focuses on functional movements to increase strength, flexibility, and endurance using the gravity machine. The machine uses bodyweight to move with or against the force of gravity during each exercise. This class is designed to create a low impact, yet challenging workout for all levels of fitness.

Gravity Express: A fast, 30 minute total body workout that focuses on functional movements to increase strength, flexibility, and endurance using the gravity machine. The machine allows one to use his or her bodyweight to move with or against the force of gravity during each exercise. This class is designed to create a low impact, yet challenging workout for all levels of fitness.

Indoor Cycling:

Intro to Spin: Get back to basics to help master technique and improve your cardiovascular endurance on a bike! This is a great option if you are interested in “getting into” cycling or if you are in need of a refresher. From conquering basic drills to understanding the reasons behind them, this class will foster a positive learning environment and great workout for all levels.

Spin: Group indoor cycling offers a challenging yet safe workout for participants of all levels. Participants control their intensity individually while the instructor leads the class through simulated terrain accompanied with great tunes and energy pumping drills. Spin will build your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance as you pedal your way to increased fitness.

Spin HIIT: This 30 minute high intensity interval training (HIIT) cycling class will consist of a five minute warm up, 20 minutes of heart pumping intervals, and a five minute cool down with stretching. Participants can control their intensity individually while the instructor leads the class through simulated terrain accompanied with great tunes and energy pumping drills.

Martial Arts:

Aikido: This course presents the Japanese self-defense martial art, Aikido to newcomers and practiced individuals alike. Build strength, confidence and discipline with this unique workout.

Capoeira, Beginning: This Brazilian Martial Art is an athletic fight-dance with a 400 year cultural heritage. Capoeiristas train to evade kicks rather than block, contact is minimized, which contributes to the beautiful and poetic flow of a good game. Come play with us! Heighten body awareness, improve balance, coordination, flexibility, strength, & agility. All ability levels welcome, focus will be on developing a solid foundation of Capoeira basics. 

Beginning Taekwondo: Taekwondo is a superior art of self-defense and a popular Olympic sport. Taught by a certified black belt instructor, Taekwondo integrates all aspects of this dynamic martial art including self-defense, full-body conditioning, and mental development. This class caters to those beginning their journey with martial arts, focusing on establishing a solid base in the format.

Taekwondo: Taekwondo is a superior art of self-defense and a popular Olympic sport. Taught by a certified black belt instructor, Taekwondo integrates all aspects of this dynamic martial art including self-defense, full-body conditioning, and mental development. UREC currently offers both beginner and advanced Taekwondo classes. 

Mind/Body:

Endurance Yoga: Characterized by longer holds and a slower pace, this class will challenge your muscles. Through staying focused during these longer classes, you will leave this class feeling strong, powerful and calm.

Gentle Yoga: This yoga class offers a variety of flows to keep the body moving in a gentle and restorative fashion. Ideal for any level of yoga practitioner, this class will give the body a chance to recuperate while building balance and stability.

Intro to Yoga: This class is great for yoga practitioners of all levels! Whether you have never stepped on a mat, or you have been practicing for years, this class will build you a solid foundation. Teaching key poses and placing emphasis on technique, this class will either polish up your poses or teach you how to build yours for the first time, ground up.

Mindful Yoga: This class will give you the space to relax, and open up in a way that soothes your muscles and releases your mind. With its slower pace, this class will keep you supported and safe while you connect with your breath and body. This class takes place in our hot room, without the heaters on. Giving you a chance to enjoy the warmth of Chinook 22 without the intensity of the 90 degree heat. The temperature in this class will range from 70-85 degrees.

Pilates: Pilates strives to help participants enhance the connection between their mind and body while increasing energy This class promotes building core strength, flexibility, and balance.  

Pilates @ 90: Pilates is a mind-body format that strives to help participants enhance the connection between their mind and their body. This class will promote building core strength, flexibility, and balance.  This format offers an additional challenge, as it is practiced in a room at 90 degreed Fahrenheit.

Power Yoga: This class is great for anyone who wants an extra burst of energy in. Characterized by its fast pace, power yoga will keep you moving and continue to offer options that challenge your body and your mind. Build strength and power with power yoga.

Restorative Yoga: This class will give you the space to relax, and open up in a way that soothes your muscles and releases your mind. With its slower pace, this class will keep you supported and safe while you connect with your breath and body. This class takes place in our hot room, without the heaters on. Giving you a chance to enjoy the warmth of Chinook 22 without the intensity of the 90 degree heat. The temperature in this class will range from 70-85 degrees.

SUP Core: This class uses a wide variety of core training and challenges the balance on a stand up paddle board. This class is structured to keep you constantly reacting to the instability of the board, so every move targets the core. Enjoy this fun way to get in the pool and take your core training to the next level.

YogaThis class is an excellent addition to any exercise regime. Yoga will help you to build strength, increase flexibility and find focus. UREC offers five styles of yoga, including the option to practice in a studio heated to 90 degrees for individuals looking for additional challenge. 

Yoga Core @90: This class places extra emphasis on the powerhouse of the body- the core. Targeting all of the major muscle groups in the trunk and building a strong foundation, this class is suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners.

Yoga Flow: This mind-body class will help you get into the rhythm of your own breath by keeping you moving through flows from one pose to another at your own pace. Designed to keep the body moving and to build energy, this format is great for anyone who wants to build strength and improve flexibility, all while moving through a full range of motion.

Yoga Flow @ 90: This mind-body format is an excellent addition to any exercise regime. Giving you the restorative benefits of a yoga class, this class is set at 90 degrees Fahrenheit, challenging your muscles and increasing flexibility.

Yoga for Runners: This class is designed for runners to build strength and stretch out the muscles in the lower body. Increasing total body stability and improving function, this class is a great addition to any running program, intended to keep you doing what you love. This class takes place in our hot room, without the heaters on. Giving you a chance to enjoy the warmth of Chinook 22 without the intensity of the 90 degree heat. The temperature in this class will range from 70-85 degrees.

 

TRX:

TRX:Improve your strength and balance while also targeting flexibility and core stability in this fun, yet challenging class. TRX is a form of body weight suspension training that is completely customizable for all fitness levels and individual goals.

TRX Turbo: Get at full body workout in in only 40 minutes with this turbo class! Improve your strength and balance while also targeting flexibility and core stability in this fun, yet challenging class. TRX is a form of body weight suspension training that is completely customizable for all fitness levels and individual goals.