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Exercise Classes

The Wellness Program offers FREE lunchtime exercise classes to all faculty and staff. Classes are led by qualified instructors and are open exclusively to employees. You may attend as many classes as you wish; no reservations are needed just show up!

Locker and shower facilities are available near the gym area. Lockers may be used during class time only, please bring your own combination lock.

Class begins 10 minutes after the scheduled time. All efforts to arrive on a timely basis are appreciated.  Class space is limited, first-come first-served.



DISCLAIMER:  Employees who participate in the exercise classes and facilities do so at their own risk. FIT is not responsible for any injury that may occur to individuals participating in any exercise activity. Medical clearance before participating in an exercise program is highly recommended.
 

 


Classes are held February 5th through May 4th - No classes are held during Spring Recess, March 26th - March 30th

Mondays Body Toning 12:00 - 1:00 Auxiliary Gym, AX-39
Tuesday Pilates 1:00 - 2:00 BX-28
Wednesdays Spinning 12:00 - 12:45 Spin Studio, BX-13
Thursdays Yoga 1:00 - 2:00 Movement Room, AX-25
Fridays Boot Camp 1:00 - 2:00 Auxiliary Gym, AX-39

PILATES (MAT CLASS):The Pilates method concentrates on strengthening the core muscles of the stomach, back, and legs. As a balance, it also incorporates a segment of stretching and lengthening.

BODY TONING: Overall body toning and strength is achieved through mat and standing exercises utilizing isometrics, body weight and repetitions of movement.  Emphasis on safe practice with proper alignment and core stabilization.  All levels of students welcome.

***NEW*** SPINNING:  Indoor cycling is a form of exercise focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery, and involves using a special stationary exercise bicycle with a weighted flywheel in a classroom setting.  It’s low-impact, so it’s very suitable for people who want to balance out higher-impact exercises like running or for people who have some joint problems.

BOOT CAMP: Boot Camp mixes traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises with interval and strength training. It includes various forms of interval training that involves bursts of high intensity work. A work out designed to improve your cardio conditioning as you strengthen your muscles in this action-packed class. A total body workout!

YOGA: You will receive instruction in relaxation, meditation, and yogic breathing. Gentle poses will ease your tensions and strengthen you physically as well as from within. Ease tensions during a busy day in an accepting and relaxing atmosphere. 


Funding for the Exercise Classes in the Employee Wellness Program is provided by the Student Faculty Corporation.

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