Class Descriptions

Group Fitness Class Descriptions

Boxing:

Powerhouse Punch- Work yourself to the max in this 60 minute boxing conditioning class. Power through 3 minute rounds on and off the bag while incorporating classic boxing drills with a twist such as speed bag, bob & weave, and jump rope; all of which are sure to shred! Do you have the power?

Kickboxing- Engage and tone the muscle groups of your body in this high intensity, boxing inspired workout. Athletic drills, punches and kicks will be incorporated to create a workout sure to shred!

Cardio Kickboxing Express- This class will have a focus on cardio while you learn how to punch and kick in this boxing and martial arts based class.

Boxing- Train like a boxer whether just for fitness or hopes to get into the ring! With 3-minute rounds of intense aerobic and anaerobic activity, participants are sure to feel the burn. This workout emphasizes speed, power, endurance, and core strengthening to have you ready for the big fight!

Cardio:

Cardio Sport- Cardio Sport is a combination of compound sports related movements with motivating music, cardio drills, muscle bursts, and more. This work out is sure to deliver uncompromising results.

Circuit Chaos- Tone any trouble areas of your body and get in the shape you desire. With the latest modern fitness training set to a clock, you’ll use props and top of the charts music to get a fun, but certainly not easy, full body workout.

Tabata TB- Blast fat and strengthen your entire body with a workout fitness experts have been raving about. Tabata Total Body (TB) features 20 second intervals of extreme exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated eight times without pause. With full intensity of execution, you’ll be guaranteed results.

Locomotion- 30 mins. of easy to follow low impact aerobics followed by 30 mins. of strength training.

Urban Rebounding- Aerobic conditioning performed on mini trampolines. This class challenges your cardiovascular system with minimal impact.

Tabata TBX- Total Body Xpress using Tabata takes you through intense intervals of different exercises to burn fat and strengthen every muscle group of the body. With 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest performed over four minutes, this class will give you a workout you’ll want more of.

Body Attack- BODYATTACK™ is the sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high-energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Dynamic instructors and powerful music motivate everyone towards their fitness goals – from the weekend athlete to the hard-core competitor!

Step- Step is not a thing of the 90′s at Healthworks! The benefits of step aerobics are proven to strengthen and tone muscle groups, and improve coordination. This low impact class uses cardio work to produce an easy-to-learn and effective workout.

Bosu Challenge- Combining cardio, athletic drills and strength moves using a Bosu, this cardio class will increase endurance, strengthen muscle groups, and improve balance. Are you up for the challenge!

Cardio Strike- This class utilizes movements from various martial arts disciplines to strengthen and tone while also increasing the heart rate. The class may also feature hi/low movements as well as Boxing techniques.

Rebound Express- 30 minutes of rebounding with easy to follow movements. A great class for a first time Rebounding experience.

Plyo Power- This athletic-based cardiovascular legs program takes a mind/body approach into sports specific training. By mastering the mechanics of squatting, lunging & simple agility’s you can find/rediscover the athlete inside you! Beginner to advance encouraged!

Cardio Bosu- A fun and challenging cardio class mixing drills on and off the bosu as well as easy-to-follow cardio combinations. This class is designed to get your heart rate up while incorporating your core and wokring up a sweat!

Tabata Core- A strong core is integral to overall strength, posture, and daily life. This class combines 20-second intervals of intense abdominal work with 10 seconds of rest on repeat. In just 15 minutes, you’ll burn fat and strengthen your core. See why researchers and fitness experts name Tabata a fitness miracle!

Triple Threat-Variety is the spice of life! This class offers two different twenty minute cardio segments followed by twenty minutes of muscle conditioning.

Advanced Step- This class is a full hour of cardio work on utilizing the step. Participants should have a full knowledge of basic step terminology as well as be able to safely execute advanced choreography and power moves.

Kick and Sculpt- Thirty minutes of intense kickboxing followed by thirty minutes of muscle conditioning 

Dance:

Zumba- Zumba fuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba!

Zumba Express-Zumba fuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba!

Nia Dance- Explore a new kind of movement that incorporates moves from dance, martial arts and other disciplines.

Body Jam- BODYJAM is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive fusion of the latest dance moves and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as breaking a sweat.

Cardio Dance- Dance based upbeat class that will use all the new hits to make you feel like a rockstar! Follow simple and fun dance routines and have a blast!

Hip Hop Dance- A style of dance that uses sharp, specific movements to Rap or Pop music. Sweat to the latest in dance moves and music.

 Pilates:

Essential Pilates- Exercise performed on mats with a focus on breathing, body-awareness and core strength. The most basic of the Pilates mat classes.

Yogalates-A fluid blend of movements based in Pilates and yoga that will challenge the full body with a special emphasis on the core K.S.

HW Barre- Target all major muscle groups as Pilates, yoga, ballet, and core strengthening combine in this empowering and results focused class. Through the use of a ball, barre, strap, and small hand weights you will focus on isolating and toning arms, legs, glutes, and abdominals.

Pilates with Props- Spice it up with Pilates props! This Pilates class incorporates props, such as FlexBands, Fitness Circles and/or Toning Balls, into essential Pilates exercises for an additional challenge.

Pilates Power Mat- Pilates mat class that assumes knowledge of Essential-level exercises and moves at a quicker pace.

Pilates Fusion- Target all major muscle groups with essential pilates movements combined with ballet and core strengthening. With the combination of pilates, strength and barre movements this class will focus on isolating and toning arms, legs, glutes, and abdominals.

Pilates Express- Exercise performed on mats with a focus on breathing, body-awareness and core strength. The most basic of the Pilates mat classes

Intermediate Pilates- A more coordinated and core-challenging class for the experienced Pilates student.

Pre and Post Natal:

Mommy and Me- Perfect for new moms, this muscle conditioning class may also incorporate your little one. To help build endurance, cardio may be added to some class formats. For safety reasons, only non-crawling infants may be admitted into class.

Prenatal Yoga- Yoga class specifically designed for expecting and new moms. This type of yoga is designed to increase circulation and strength as well as help to alleviate lower back pain.

 Ride:

Turbo Ride- Is 45 minutes not enough for you? Join us for an endurance and strength building hour cycling class. Get turbo charged and ready to sweat in this extended class format. Turbo Ride classes may incorporate elements of Rhythm, Training or Tabata Ride depending on the instructors preference. One thing is for sure, get ready for the ride of your life!

Rhythm Ride-  Join us for this 45 minute cycling class formatted to the beat of invigorating music. Be prepared for some cycle drills, helping to build endurance and strength, and get excited to let the rhythm take you over!

Training Ride- Join us for this invigorating 45 minute cycling class with a focused emphasis on cycling drills, training, and technique. Sprint, climb, jump while build endurance and strength in a program designed for results.

Intro to Ride- Are you a first time indoor cyclist? Or have you been taking classes but need some guidance on bike set up? Join us for this 15 minute orientation, where we’ll review proper bike set up and basic cycling techniques. You’ll be a pro in no time! 

Strength:

Body Pump- The original barbell workout that strengthens all muscle groups of the body. By utilizing the barbell system and a step, you’ll feel the burn and get the results you came for in this strength workout

Fierce Fit Body- Combining cardio, toning, and muscle development this strength and conditioning workout will challenge your muscular endurance, as well as your balance and core!

Advanced Body Shop- An advanced level strength training class developed and taught by Phyllis London incorporating several props such as steps, resistance bands, and stability balls.

Core- A strong core is integral to overall strength, posture, and daily life. By using your own body as resistance, you can build a more powerful core and improve your entire fitness ability.

Strong Women- Strength training workout designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson, providing various benefits including increased muscle mass and strength, improved bone density, and reduced risk for diabetes! All levels are welcome, as the simple strong movements may be made more intense with heavier weights!

Straight up Stregnth- Devoted to toning all major muscle groups, while improving muscle strength and definition, this class incorporates the use of a variety of equipment. Add this class to compliment your weekly routine, and guess what? NO cardio!

Classical Stretch- A gentle method of bodywork, which will provide a full body stretch. Movements flow smoothly to increase flexibility, decrease muscle tension, develop core strength, and improve muscular balance.

Smart Bells- Revolutionary sculptural weights for strength, cardio, and flexibility training. Work the entire body in an integrated, dynamic, and functional manner.

Body Express- A 30 minute express version of the orginal barbell workout! Utilizing the barbell system and a step, you’ll train all muscle groups to exhaustion in this strength workout.

Powerhouse Core- Powerhouse Core – Make abs of steel a reality in this 30 minute core workout held in the boxing studio. Your core will be worked to the max with integration of boxing technique and equipment to add extra intensity! Do you have the power? 

Yoga:

Dynamic Hatha Flow- This practice is based on foundational yoga poses performed in a dynamic, flowing style to create a balance of physical action, internal focus, and conscious breathing. The pace is energizing and the poses are modified to include beginners while challenging experienced practitioners.

Power Yoga- Power Yoga An athletic approach to yoga originally developed by Beryl Bender Birch, this vigorous practice flows with the breath from one movement to the next and incorporates sun salutations, standing and seated postures, back bends and inversions. The faster pace and challenging sequence help to build heat, stamina, lean muscle mass, and increased flexibility. This class is best for athletes, those who are fit, and experienced yoga practitioners

Slow Flow Yoga- This class leads practitioners through a slow flow of postures, breathing, and relaxation techniques. This meditative practice includes longer holds to ignite the body’s internal heat and allow deep release to occur. Students learn to balance strength with flexibility and effort with surrender in each pose.

Gentle Yoga- Enjoy the harmonizing benefits of yoga through this practice of gentle stretching and strengthening, breathwork, relaxation and meditation. This class provides clear instructions and modifications, making it accessible to practitioners of all levels.

Vinyasa Yoga- A flowing style of yoga that deeply integrates breath and movement, awareness and alignment, and stability and flexibility. Thoughtful sequencing and moderate pacing keep the body gracefully engaged and stimulate mindful focus. This is a physically challenging class that is best for advanced beginners, or intermediate to advanced practitioners.

Kundalini Yoga- This style incorporates yoga postures, breathing exercises, mantras, mudras and meditation to awaken the Kundalini (serpent) energy housed at the base of the spine. Brought to the West by Yogi Bhajan, Kundalini yoga is an ancient tool for promoting physical well-being, expanding consciousness and tapping into creativity. This class is open to all levels.

Yoga Beats- Experience Yoga in an enriching and uplifting way with Pop and Hip Hop hits. Hey, no one said great yoga had to be serious and slow. Join us today for some fun!

Therapeutic Flow-A unique style developed by Bo Forbes, Therapeutic Yoga is a fusion of Vinyasa yoga and bodywork involving frequent isometric stretches, innovative use of props, and creative sequencing. A synergy of long holds, a slow flow of poses seamlessly linked by the breath, and extensive alignment instruction, Therapeutic Yoga is designed to promote myofascial release and expansion while enhancing students’ self-knowledge and body awareness. All classes have assistants with extensive training from Bo in the Art of Assisting.

Restorative Yoga- A calming, therapeutic style that involves passive stretching while supported by bolsters and blankets. Restorative yoga quiets the nervous system and deepens the relaxation response. It helps to reduce anxiety and depression, facilitate restful sleep, bolster immunity, and promote healing of soft tissue injuries. This class is ideal for pregnancy, injuries, older and beginning students, and as a complement to a more vigorous yoga practice.