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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

Schedule valid from January 14 - March 1, 2019.

Classes are 45-55 minutes in length and located in Pennington Hall (PH) 102.

Classes are free for all current students and Otto Recreation Center members.

Monday - Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System

  • 4pm Tabata 45 min. w/Bretta
  • 5pm Zumba 55 min. w/CeCe
  • 8pm Vinyasa Yoga 55 min. w/Elle

Tuesday

  • 4pm Zumba 50 min. w/Kate
  • 5pm High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) w/Paige and Sam
  • 8pm Hip Hop Dance 55 min. w/Parisha

Wednesday

  • 4pm Total Body Strength 45 min. w/Sam and Bretta
  • 5pm Barre 45 min. w/McKenzie
  • 6pm Zumba 55 min. w/CeCe
  • 7pm Hip Hop Dance 55 min. w/Parisha
  • 8pm Hatha Yoga 45 min. w/Laura

Thursday

  • 4pm Barre 45 min. w/McKenzie
  • 5pm Tabata 45 min. w/Sam
  • 8pm Vinyasa Yoga 55 min. w/Elle or *Yoga Events
    • Jan. 17th Yoga w/Elle
    • Jan. 24th Yoga w/Elle
    • *Jan. 31st Hot Yoga w/Carly in PH 102
    • *Feb. 7th Neon/Black Light Yoga w/Carly in PH 102 - cancelled due to weather
    • *Feb 14th Valentine's Day Yoga w/Carly in PH 102
    • *Feb 21st Yoga w/Carly and Live Music by Good Night Gold Dust in CSU Ballroom
    • Feb. 28th Yoga w/Elle

Friday

  • 9am Yoga for Strength 45 min. w/Carly

Class Descriptions:

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. 45 min.

Hatha Yoga focuses on foundational yoga poses practiced in a non-flowing way with attention on alignment and an overall mindful experience. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Some mats are available. 45 min.

H.I.I.T. - 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. 45 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.

Tabata is a specific form of High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.). It consists of 8 rounds of high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. One tabata round/circuit takes only four minutes to complete. 45 min.

Total Body Strength uses Body Sport Pump Weight Bars, body bars, dumbbells, resistance bands, and your own body weight for a resistance training workout targeting all major muscle groups. 45 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 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 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. 45-50 min.

 

 For Your information:

  • All classes spring 2019 semester are located in Pennington Hall (PH) 102.
  • Classes are 45-55 minutes in length.
  • 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