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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Group Fitness Schedule

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campusrec/fitness/groupfitness.html

Fall 2018 Group Exercise Classes

  • Schedule valid August 27 - December 7.
  • Class locations are Pennington Hall (PH) 102 and Highland North (HN) 225.
  • Classes are free for all current students and membership holders.

Class Descriptions:

ABBS focuses on strengthening your Abdominals, Back, Butt/Legs, and a designated time to Stretch. 45 min.

Accumulator is a cardio workout that begins with one exercise, adds another, and another, and in no time you've accumulated a workout that leaves you exhausted and fired up at the same time. 45 min.

Barre mixes elements of Pilates, dance, yoga, and functional training with moves that are choreographed to music. In each energizing and targeted workout, you'll use the barre and exercise equipment such as exercise balls and dumbbells to sculpt, slim, and stretch your entire body. 55 min.

Boot Camp mixes traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises with interval and strength training. Class will meet in PH 102 and may venture outside. 55 min.

Circuit Training utilizes stations of cardio, endurance, and strength based movements to condition your body. Intensity may be adjusted by each participant to meet their personal needs. 55 min.

HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training - is cardio training that involves cycles of high intensity bursts and low to moderate intensity recovery. Class may include core training, intervals of strength training, and tabata class formats. 55 min.

Hip Hop Dance is an energetic workout that uses hip hop music, interval of fast and slow rhythms with easy-to-learn dance moves to burn some serious calories. No dance experience necessary. 55 min.

Slow Flow Yoga and Meditation focuses on balance and flexibility through a dynamic, slow flowing practice. You will be introduced to meditation and relaxation techniques. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Some yoga mats are available. 55 min.

Step Interval is a cardio and strength conditioning workout that uses both the step and other equipment to challenge the entire body for a great overall workout. 55 min.

Pop Dance is an energetic workout that uses pop music, interval of fast and slow rhythms with easy-to-learn dance moves to burn some serious calories. No dance experience necessary. 55 min.

Vinyasa Yoga focuses on balance and flexibility through a dynamic, flowing practice. This practice encourages the use of breath-synchronized movement to create internal heat in the body while practicing poses. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Some yoga mats are available. 55 min.

Yoga for Strength focuses on strength, balance and flexibility through a dynamic, flowing practice. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Some yoga mats are available. 45 min.

Zumba is an energetic workout that uses Latin music, interval of fast and slow rhythms with easy-to-learn dance moves to burn some serious calories. No dance experience necessary. 55 min.

 

 For Your information:

  • Join any class at any time in the semester. No experience necessary. No registration required.
  • Have clean, non-marking soled shoes to participate in classes that require shoes.
  • Silence and store cell phones once you enter the room to limit disruptions.
  • Variations of exercises should be offered to increase or decrease the intensity of each class format.
  • Class size may be limited for safety concerns and availability of equipment.
  • For yoga classes, bring a yoga mat if you have one. Some yoga mats are available.

 

Membership Options for Non-Students

A Group Fitness ONLY Membership ($25 per semester) or an Otto Recreation Center Membership ($100 per semester or $200 annual) may be purchased only by faculty, staff, alumni, emerita, spouse of the before mentioned and spouse of current students. Memberships are not open to the general public. Information about these options are located here.

Questions?  crec.fitness@mnsu.edu, 389-3249 or HC 1410

 

Program Evaluation

Your input is important to us!  Please take a moment to evaluate our group fitness program and group fitness instructors.  Your feedback will help us discover how well our program is working, where improvements can be made, and help us make decisions about how resources should be applied in the future to better serve your needs and the mission of Campus Recreation.  Each link below will bring you to the specific evaluation.  Evaluations are anonymous.

Group Fitness Program Evaluation

Group Fitness Instructor Evaluation