Fitness Class Descriptions

Group X Class Descriptions


Barre: The goal of the Barre workout is to create long, lean muscles while strengthening and toning the entire body, specifically tapping into your small isometric muscles. Exercises are based on dance, ballet, pilates, and yoga. Each class includes optional 2-3 lb. weights, upbeat music, and is one hour in length.

Belly Dancing: This belly dance fitness class combines traditional moves with current pop, R&B and hip-hop hits. There are many health benefits for those who practice this form of dance, including improved posture and muscle toning, weight loss, stress reduction, brighter and clearer skin, better sleep, decreased back pain and increased self-esteem and confidence!

Boot Camp: This 45 minute or 1 hour class will challenge and strengthen your whole body. The instructor uses dumbbells, tubing, calisthenics and stability balls for resistance to work all you muscle groups. The class is done to upbeat, fast-paced music that will leave you energized for the rest of your day.

Core Blast: This 45 minute class focuses on strengthening the core muscles utilizing your own body weight, bands, stability balls and bosu trainers. This class will be challenging for the novice athlete yet can be modified to challenge the well-conditioned athlete.

Group Cycling: Looking to torch calories? Look no further than this intense, cardiovascular workout. Our motivating instructors guide you through a structured ride to improve your fitness level, up your metabolism, and sharpen your mind-body connection. All students should arrive at least five minutes early to correctly set up their bike. Please bring water. All levels are welcome.

No Limits Circuit: This one hour cardio/strength training circuit workout will utilize a series of stations concentrating on fat-burning through the use of HIIT (high intensity interval training) with strength training aspects incorporated.

Turbo-Kick: This one hour high-energy class is filled with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. It’s high intensity, fast-paced and totally fun!

TRX Circuit: To rev your metabolism, research demonstrates you need to systematically combine strength training and cardio. This intense workout uses the revolutionary movements of the TRX®suspension trainer with high-intensity interval training for a full-body, metabolism-focused, totally epic hour. All levels are welcome, but this class may not be suitable for de-conditioned participants. Class space is limited so please arrive early.

Power Yoga: This one hour yoga class flows continuously with great emphasis on linking together every movement to the breath. Core yoga builds strength, stamina, flexibility and tones the body.

Zumba: An aerobic and muscle toning workout that mixes high-energy, Latin-rhythm music and unparalleled moves that make you forget you are even exercising. This fun workout does not require dance experience.

 

Intramural Sports

Student Recreation Center

2030 South Fourth Street

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 5:00 pm

No holiday hours

Phone

Tel (502) 852-6707