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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Group Fitness Schedule

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

This is the last week of the Spring 2018 Group Fitness Schedule!

No Group Fitness classes finals week.

Summer group exercise classes schedule will run May 21-July 25 and will be posted soon. We will offer three total classes per week: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 4:15pm-5pm.

Class locations are Pennington Hall (PH) 102 and Highland North (HN 225).

Classes are free for all current students and membership holders.

Wednesday, April 25

  • 9am Power Yoga in PH 102
  • 4pm HIIT in PH 102
  • 5pm Circuit Training in PH 102
  • 6pm Core Conditioning in PH 102
  • 7pm Hip Hop Cardio in PH 102
  • 8pm Vinyasa Yoga in PH 102

Thursday, April 26

  • 9am Stretch and Restore in PH 102
  • 4pm Circuit Training in PH 102
  • 5pm ABBS in PH 102
  • 8pm Zumba in PH 102

 Friday, April 27

  • 9am Power Yoga in PH 102

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

ABBS focuses on strengthening your Abdominals, Back, Butt/Legs, and a designated time to Stretch. 45 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. Employees may attend the Wednesday 5pm class for free - a membership is required to attend all other classes. 45 min.

Core Conditioning is a non-cardio workout emphasizing balanced training of your core muscles through a variety of exercises. 45 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 Cardio is an energetic workout that uses Hip Hop music, intervals of fast and slow rhythms with easy-to-learn dance moves to burn some serious calories. No dance experience necessary. 55 min.

Power Yoga is a dynamic, flowing class format that includes Ashtanga-style Sun Salutations. This practice encourages the use of breath-synchronized movement to create internal heat in the body while practicing a variety of poses. Class pace, challenge is more intense than Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga classes. Bring your own yoga mat if you have one. Some yoga mats provided. 45 min.

Stretch and Restore begins with warm-up movements to build heat and prepare the muscles for stretching. A variety of exercises and equipment, such as foam rollers, traps, bands, and blocks may be used to stretch and release tight muscles to focus on fully relaxing the body. 45 min.

Vinyasa Yoga focuses on patience, balance, and flexibility through a dynamic, flowing practice. This class encourages the use of breath-synchronized movement to create internal heat in the body while practicing poses. Class pace, challenge is more intense than a Hatha Yoga class. Bring your own yoga if you have one. Some yoga mats are available. 55 min.

Zumba is an energetic workout that uses Latin music, intervals of fast & 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.
  • Please have clean, non-marking soled shoes to participate in classes that require shoes.
  • Please 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. Always work at your own pace and limits.
  • Class size may be limited for safety concerns and availability of equipment.
  • For yoga classes, if you have your own yoga mat, bring it; if not, some yoga mats are provided.

 

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, emeriti, spouse of the before mentioned and spouse of current students. This is 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