Group Exercise Classes

Spring 2022

Classes meet in Pennington Hall 102, unless noted differently.

Check out our videos on the MNSU Campus Rec YouTube page.

Monday (April 25 & May 2)

  • 4pm Core Conditioning with Kaitlyn
  • 5pm Strength Training with Maddie and Rileigh

Tuesday (April 26 & May 3)

  • 4pm HIIT with Whitney
  • 5pm Boot Camp with Sam

Wednesday (April 27 & May 4)

  • 4pm Strength Training with Sam
  • 5pm Circuit Training with Maddie and KP
  • 6pm All Levels Yoga with Purva
  • 7pm All Levels Yoga with Purva (no class May 4)

Thursday (april 21 & 28)

  • 1pm Flexibility with Tasha
  • 4pm HIIT with Whitney
  • 5pm Shred with Kaitlyn

Friday (April 22 & 29)

  • 9am All Levels Yoga with Carly

Sunday (april 24 & May 1)

  • 8pm All Levels Yoga with Aditi

  • Class registration not required.
  • Wear appropriate workout clothes and clean shoes.
  • Classes are free for all current msu students. faculty, staff, and alumni need a membership to join classes.

Class Descriptions

All Levels Yoga is a practice for all students. No experience necessary. Variations of poses will be provided for you to work at a pace and comfort that represents where your mind and body are at on this day. This class may include breath work, flowing poses, static poses, guided relaxation, and meditation. 45 min.

Bootcamp mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training. 45 min.

Circuit Training utilizes rounds of cardio and strength based interval movements to condition your body. Intensity may be adjusted by each participant to meet their personal needs. 45 min.

Core Conditioning emphasizes balanced training of your core muscles through a variety of exercises. 45 min.

Flexibility is a practice of range of motion, balance, and active flexibility exercises at your own pace, to enhance your mind body connection. Stretch your neck, shoulders, arms, hips, legs, and ankles in a safe and effective way. 45 min.

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is cardio training that involves cycles of high intensity bursts and low to moderate intensity recovery. The ratio is usually 2:1, i.e. 20 seconds of jump squats and 10 seconds of jogging in place. Class may include intervals of strength training and tabata formats. 45 min.

Shred is a high intensity and endurance based workout. Utilizing a 3-2-1 interval and circuit format. Complete four - five circuits each with 3 minutes of strength moves, 2 minutes of cardio moves, and 1 minute of core moves. 45 min.

*Spring Break 6 is a six-week small group training class from Jan. 24 - Mar. 4. Meet at the Otto Rec Center front desk. The trainer will lead the workout in the Otto Rec Center and includes mini and weekly challenges. 45-60 min.

Strength Training uses weighted bars and other equipment for a resistance training workout targeting all major muscles. Benefits: improve muscular strength and endurance by using provided equipment and your own body weight for a balanced workout. 45 min.

Vinyasa Yoga is a practice that focuses on balance and flexibility through a dynamic, flowing practice. Practice encourages the use of breath-synchronized movement to create internal heat in the body while practicing poses. 45 min.

Yin Yoga is an all-level class that works deeply into the connective tissues and joints of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine and is suitable to all levels of students through extended holds of postures. 45 min.

Below are a sample of videos from the MNSU Campus Rec YouTube page.