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Fitness

Group Fitness

Group Fitness Classes are FREE for all UWRF Students.  UWRF Faculty/Staff who purchase a Falcon Center membership may also attend classes at no additional charge.  Spouses, family members, and community are eligible to purchase a Group Fitness pass in addition to the Falcon Center membership in order to attend Group Fitness classes at UWRF. 

Community Membership

Participants must present their UWRF ID or membership card and sign into the computer at the beginning of class.  Pre-registration is available to ensure your space in the class.  Class sizes may be limited based on room capacity or equipment availability.  Course schedule may change without notice.  Stay up-to-date on course changes by following UW-River Falls Campus Recreation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or SnapChat (@uwrfrec).

Summer 2018 Schedule

  • July and August Group Fitness Schedule:
    • Tuesday 6pm-6:45pm - Core Work with Katlyn
    • Wednesday 6pm-7pm - Yoga with Anjelica
    • Thursday 6pm-7pm - Yoga with Anjelica

Due to the lack of participation, Total Strength, Pop Pilates, Mat Pilates, and Cycling have been cancelled for July and August. 

Course Descriptions

Body Blast

Body Blast is a strength training class which focuses on all areas of the body; upper, lower, and core using free weights, exercise balls, resistance bands, and other equipment items.  This interval style class is includes some light cardio.  Modifications can be made for everyone allowing beginners and experienced participants to workout together.

Bootcamp

Bootcamp classes are high-intensity classes which use your own body weight, small free weights, exercise balls, resistance bands, and other fitness equipment to workout every part of your body. This class will help built strength, flexibility, and endurance in a fun, motivational atmosphere where fellow participants are as much of a fan of your achievements as the instructor.

Butts and Guts

Butts and Guts is an interval based class which uses the participants body weight, some free weights, and different exercises to mainly focus on the core and lower body.

Cardio Mix

Cardio Mix is an energetic combination of aerobic and anaerobic cardiovascular conditioning and strength training, using the steps, free weights, resistance tubing, body weight, and exercise balls for a total body workout.

Core Work

This class includes a challenging series exercises to strengthen core muscles while also providing lengthening stretches for a balanced strong and agile body.  Having a strong core can help alleviate back and shoulder pain, help build functional strength (for pulling, pushing and lifting, for example), and give you better overall balance and agility.  Improve your posture and build core muscle groups through a variety of exercises designed to strengthen your abdomen and back muscles while increasing your flexibility. Walk taller, feel stronger.  And don’t worry – this class isn’t just sit-ups. Our highly-trained instructors will show you plenty of new moves that work muscle groups you didn’t even know you had. 

Cycling

Cycling is an aerobic class that offers low impact workout with an amazing cardio and endurance results.  All classes are done on brand new stationary bikes.  High-energy music will keep you moving throughout the class, though participants are able to control their own resistance on the bike for easier or harder workouts.

Dance Jam

Dance Jam is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as on breaking a sweat. Trendy instructors teach you to move with attitude through this 60-minute class. So grab a friend, get front and center, and get high on the feeling of dance.

Kickboxing

This is a fun, high energy, non-contact, fitness class with lots of punching, kicking and floor work.  A great workout for everyone interested in improving their fitness & stamina. This class is flexible to serve the needs of all participants - it will get beginners into shape, it will challenge advanced athletes, & both men & women are welcome! Additional muscle and motion exercises are incorporated to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, & get an awesome workout.

PiYo

PiYo is a BeachBody workout combining the sculpting benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga.  PiYo is taught at a faster rate to deliver an up-beat, high paced class.

POP Pilates

POP Pilates is a total body, equipment-free workout that sculpts a rock solid core like nothing else can.  POP Pilates uses current pop music to fill the class with energy and is suitable for all levels of fitness!

Tabata

Tabata training is one of the most popular forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It consists of eight rounds of a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval.  Each segment of 4 minutes has a new exercise or group of exercises.  Every exercise is easily modified to each individuals needs and intensity level.  Each segment may vary from cardio to strength and bodyweight to equipment based. 

Total Tone

Total Tone is all about defining your total body, sculpting every inch from head to toe. You’re going to feel that amazing burn in your arms, abs, legs and butt!  A combination of body sculpting exercises designed to strengthen all areas of the body through the use of light to moderate weights paired with high reps.  The focus of this class is muscular strength and also muscular endurance, which can help you lose weight and ultimately change your body shape.  Suitable for all levels.

Yoga

Yoga classes follow a mixed-level Vinyasa Flow format which allows students to flow through poses while connecting breathing and movements.  Each class finishes with gentle stretches and relaxation.  Classes are perfect for beginners and advanced participants alike.

Yoga Strength

Yoga Strength is combination class where the strength benefits of body weight movements and some small free weights are combined with the flexibility advantages of Yoga.

Yogalates

Yogalates is an ever-increasing popular exercise class due to its positive effects on the body and the mind alike. Yogalates is a combination of Yoga and Pilates which allows you to practice and improve your very own limits; you can push and stretch your body while opening up your mind. Working with your own limits is at the heart of Yogalates, everyone has different strengths and needs and Yogalates can always be adapted to the individual. Yogalates is superb for flexibility, building strength and endurance.

Zumba

Zumba combines aerobic exercises with energetic dance movements to up-beat hip-hop, samba, salsa, and mambo music.  The choreography is lead by the Zumba instructor; though some people like to add their own flair to the movements for a truly fun, free flowing workout!

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

A105 Falcon Center

campusrec@uwrf.edu

(715) 425.4289

 

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