Class Descriptions

Find the Right Class for You

We offer many classes ranging from beginner to advanced levels that will help you achieve your fitness goals.

 

 Yoga & Pilates


Energized Yoga

Join in on this more active style of yoga to get your blood moving. This class is designed to energize and center you. Class includes warm-up, energized poses, and stretching.

Therapeutic Yoga

This slower paced yoga class uses tools from Hatha yoga to improve general health & address specific areas of challenge, limitation & enjoyment.  This class also focuses on the specific benefits of various postures, movement sequences, breath techniques, & meditation.

Yin Yoga

This slow pace meditative style of yoga is designed to improve your range of motion by holding static stretches for 2-4 minutes.  This focus on connective tissue increases circulation and joint flexibility.

Yoga

Engage your body, mind, and spirit through the practice of Yoga. Participants will engage in dynamic, energetic, and calming movements to encourage the development of strength, body awareness, stamina, balance, and mindfulness. All experience levels are welcome.

Pilates Fundamentals

(4-wk class) Offered to those who have never taken Pilates. Learn the basics of Pilates and breath control. Upon registration, you will receive a Pilates pass to be given to your instructor at each lesson.

Pilates Level 1

Bridge between Pilates Fundamentals and higher-level Pilates classes.  You will increase your skill and comfort level.

 

 Cycle Classes


Beginner Cycle

This class is designed for beginner riders to learn the basics of cycling.  A ‘must’ for all new riders. 

Cycle

Class to challenge your cardiovascular and muscular endurance.  Each class is full of energy-powered intervals, hill climbs, sprints and drills to build endurance, strength, and speed.

 

 Group Fitness/Cross Training


Cardio Challenge

Increase your strength, stamina, cardiovascular endurance, and agility in this class.  Class uses a variety of equipment (step, jump rope, tubing, weights, stability ball, kettlebells) and features a full-body workout combining cardio intervals with muscular endurance training.

Cardio Dance

Enjoy a fun cardiovascular workout while moving to the rhythm of great music! This class features a variety of dancing styles.

Chair Cardio

Energizing and easy to follow movements to promote cardiovascular endurance.  This class utilizes a chair for balance of seated support while performing safe and effective moves.

Intro to Cardio Dance

This fun class is designed for beginners to introduce the basics move techniques of various dance styles.

Intro to Step

This beginner class will teach the very basics of step aerobics to improve coordination, balance, and cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

Fit Forever

Complete fitness class with cardiovascular and muscle conditioning for individuals new to fitness and older adults. Good for participants with exercise limitations.

PLYOGA Expres

4 part interval series of high intensity moves with yoga recovery.  Open to all levels!

 

 Muscular and Core Conditioning


Advanced Boot Camp

(6-wk class) 40-minute indoor boot is designed for highly skilled participants who possess well-rounded knowledge, ability, and experienced in exercise. ***Additional fee and registration required.

Barre

A ballet inspired workout designed to challenge your core stability and balance.  This class launches a total body workout that tones your abs, hips, and seat.

Barre & Dance

This 50-minute combination class consists of ballet barre combinations followed by fun dance routines.  This class is open to all levels.

Core Fusion

This 30-minute class is based in Pilates and features moves from a variety of disciplines designed to strengthen and tone the muscles in your core.

EDGE Boot Camp

(6-wk class) 45-minute beginner indoor boot camp program designed to guide participants towards greater outcomes with exercise and nutrition through hands-on application and lecture. ***Additional fee and registration required.

Fluidity

Enjoy dance and movement techniques that combine systematic breathing with slow specific movement to enhance balance, strength, stretch, and promote proper body alignment. This class utilizes equipment including bands, balls, and small weights.

Intermediate Boot Camp

(6-wk class) 40-minute indoor boot is designed for more experienced participants who possess more advanced knowledge and skill in exercise. ***Additional fee and registration required.

Kettlebells Fundamentals

Beginner class teaches the basic moves for training w/ Kettlebells. Registration required.

Kettlebells Level 1

Kettlebells work the entire body emphasizing the hips, hamstrings and core musculature. Pre-requisite: KB Fundamentals. Must have healthy hips, backs, shoulders and knees.

Kettlebells Level 2

Kettlebell training goes to the next level of strength and conditioning. Pre-requisite: KB Fundamentals. Must have healthy hips, backs, shoulders and knees.

Mobility Fundamentals

This 30-minute class is designed to increase range of motion, decrease delayed onset muscle soreness, and aid in injury prevention.  Class will utilize foam rollers, resistance bands, and lacrosse balls.

Sculpt

Total body conditioning class using dumbbells, body bars, balls, tubing, & dynabands.

Strength-n-U

A total body strength-training group fitness class designed by HD staff for participants of all skill levels and ages.

Strength Circuit

This total body workout is designed to increase your muscular strength by targeting all your major muscle groups. This class utilizes equipment including weights, resistance bands, body bars, and more!

TRX® Suspension Training

With TRX® Suspension Training, participants harness their own body weight to create resistance as they train to build core and overall strength.

Pre-Requisites: A strong awareness of your body in space, a strong spine, and healthy joints.

  • TRX® Body Blast: Join in on our 30-minute full-body TRX® workout to build overall strength, balance, and flexibility. Open to all levels; prior completion of TRX® Intro is strongly recommended.
  • TRX® / Kettlebell Fusion: This 50-minute ultimate class combines the best of TRX and Kettlebells for an overall powerful workout.  Class begins with TRX intervals followed by Kettlebells conditioning.  Pre-requisite: KB Fundamentals


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