Class Descriptions

Functional Fitness

This class focuses on building functional strength and flexibility to improve overall health and function in day to day life. The routine is great for injury prevention or rehab. Students will strengthen those notoriously weak areas of the body, as well as gain flexibility in traditionally tight areas. Class participants improve these skills with a mix a different exercises using a variety of equipment including the BOSU, resistance bands, balance disks, dumb bells, and more. This class is a great choice for older adults or anybody looking to improve fitness in these areas and live better!


Total Body Strength

This class will work your whole body from your head right down to you toes. You will strengthen and challenge all of your major muscle groups by using your own body weight, dumbbells, kettle bells, bosu and more. This class is modifiable for all fitness levels.


Fitness Class
Have you always wanted to take a group fitness class but didn’t know which one try? This class will give you a taste of what The Body Shoppe offers for fitness classes at an introductory level.

Barre

Barre classes mix elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and functional training, and the moves are choreographed to motivating music. In each energizing and targeted workout, you'll use the barre and exercise equipment such as mini-balls and small hand weights to sculpt, slim and stretch your entire body. Moves are structured so that
intensity level is self controlled allowing all ages and fitness levels to catch on quickly.

Get Strong

Combining body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move.
 

Sculpting

Are you looking to firm up your body & have stronger bones? Sculpting is a class where you will tone & condition your muscles to be stronger. You will be tightening up your body by using bands, weights, your own body weight and more. This class is modifiable for all fitness levels.


  B & B
This variety class will feature a different pair every week of Barre, BOSU, Bands and Ball. 

Step &Weights
A one-hour class of step, weights, core and more! Broken into 10-15 minute intervals, which include 15 minutes of step (warm up included), 15 minutes of weights, bands and other small equipment, and then repeat with a little bit of stretching at the end! Some classes are a double step class.

Zumba®
A full body cardio dance class that is calorie-burning which alternates between slow and fast pace rhythms. Zumba will increase flexibility, improve coordination, increase endurance, and so much more.

Body Blast
An interval class utilizing the step bench, BOSU ball, weights, bands and more. Even the music is formulated to help you through the high energy cardio mixed with weight lifting.


Cardio/Weights
This class is a class for all! Go at your own pace for the weight lifting portion that utilizes everything from bands to weights!! Each weight set is followed by a brief (20-30 second) cardio blast that can be at your own pace. It alternates like this for 45 minutes followed by a 15 minute stretch! Some core work is also included. Beginners are welcome.

Tai Chi
Tai Chi involves a series of slow controlled movements which focuses on deep breathing. The class finishes with a 15 minute meditation.


PiYo
PiYo combines muscle-sculpting, core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and defined. You can wear sneakers, socks, or even being barefoot. It takes multiple classes to grasp the routine.


Specialty Classes

Personal Training Class

This small group personal training class includes weights and other small equipment and the TRX suspension-training body weight system that develops strength, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously.
The TRX suspension trainer delivers a fast and effective total body workout, helps build a rock solid core, increases muscular endurance, benefits people from all levels (Pro athletes to seniors).


Pilates Mat
Pilates Mat is a mind-body exercise technique created by Joseph Pilates. Pilates Mat classes uses your own body weight as resistance and is designed to train the body's "powerhouse" areas: the abdominals, lower back, hips and buttocks. Students feel the benefits of improved strength, posture, agility, and flexibility as well as toned muscles from participating regularly in Pilates mat sessions.


Simple & Safe Strength Training

This small group personal training class is an introductory level to basic strength training utilizing small equipment. You will learn how to safely and effectively perform exercises that are simple to do to help you get started on a strength training program.


Yoga for Beginners
By definition, the physical practice of Yoga is all about balance. This Vinyasa class that slows your flow allows you time to learn the postures of Yoga and stay in postures long enough to become aware of their sensations—and even learn a pose to two that you can work towards. Explore the subtleties of both effort and ease as you learn to move more mindfully.


And don't forget about all the DVD workouts we offer, both fitness & cycling, included in every membership!

Wondering if a class is still running? Check our Facebook Page for all changes and cancellations.


Introducing Fitness Through Cycling with Patty Clements


Check out Fitness Through Cycling's website for more information about Cycling Classes being held at The Body Shoppe.





Class Schedules & Descriptions

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