Class Description

 

Women's Insanity Group Fitness class at the UREC Fitness Center in the Arkansas Union 

 Combining Yoga and Pilates in this mind/body class, you will use a variety of equipment and your own body weight to gain body awareness, flexibility and strength in this unique workout.
This class gently awakens mind and body with stretches and postures to open the heart and muscles. This flow yoga class begins with sun salutations and ends with gentle stretching.
This class works to develop the physical body with strength, stamina, and flexibility; the emotional body with stability, confidence, and discernment; the mental body with awareness, concentration, and focus. The result is physical, emotional, and mental tranquility, enabling one to completely relax while feeling strong, confident, and aware. Focus on waking up from the inside out.
Yoga empowerment is an energizing class focusing on activation of the body and mind through pranayama (breath work), asana (movement), and drishti (focus). Participants will be guided in the practice of self-observation, subsequently moving towards increased self-acceptance and empowerment through the understanding that what they have to offer in each moment is always enough.
Discover the potential power of being present in the moment while going through gentle stretching, focused breathing and meditative relaxing postures that unite the mind and body.
Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. All levels welcome. 
Enjoy this upbeat dance fitness class with choreographed moves to pop and hip hop music. Allow yourself to relax and take the fun factor up a notch with super-hot moves and great new music that will have everyone wanting more. No Dance experience required.
Love to dance? This class, inspired by traditional cumbia, salsa, cha-cha, samba, reggaeton, and meringue music is a fun and effective way to improve your cardiovascular fitness. This class pairs pulsating Latin rhythms with red hot dance steps. Fun for all fitness levels.
Get ready for this high-energy, low impact workout on our computerized indoor Matrix bikes. Combine an intense calorie burn with an electric group atmosphere to experience an incredible cardiovascular workout. This workout is both safe and fun for all ability levels.
This class will spend the first 30 minutes getting your heart pumping through a low-impact, high-intensity bike workout and the last 20 minutes will constantly vary. These last twenty minutes can be spent doing strength training, core exercises, stretching, or a combination of all three. 
Need a quick workout? Try this quick and fun cycle class that will alternate brief speed and recovery intervals to increase the overall intensity of your workout. This 30 minute cycle class is sure to help you reach performance goals and enhance your fitness and well-being.
This workout includes high intensity interval training and will alternate intervals of sports conditioning drills and strength training followed by active recovery to create one exhilarating workout.
Krav Maga includes kicks, punches, and other vigorous aerobic moves that will boost strength and stamina.  Participants will also learn how to defend themselves with basic stances, striking, and self-defense methods. 
Challenge yourself with this strength and intervals class designed to keep your heart rate high while challenging all muscle groups with combination exercises and agility movements.
POUND® is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. 
P90X® is a fitness system designed to get you in the best shape of your life. The class is composed of intense workouts that use resistance and body-weight training, cardio, plyometrics, ab work and more. 
Become triple fit with this class that incorporates cardiovascular training, resistance training, and abs all in one. This fun and energizing class will not only improve your cardiovascular endurance, but also your flexibility and core strength.
Come sculpt, tone, and align your entire body at the barre. This full body workout will fuse elements of Pilates, ballet, yoga and functional training for a fun and uplifting workout.
 
Bypass the crowded gym for a workout that utilizes various types of resistance equipment to sculpt your body and increase your strength and muscular endurance. This class will leave you with your muscles worked and your body strong.

UREC encourages U of A faculty/staff to become more active by offering a weekly fitness class just for faculty/staff. Classes will take place at the UREC Fitness Center in the Arkansas Union on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. during the fall 2017 semester. The class format will vary from week to week and will include Zumba, Yoga, Pilates Fusion, Body Sculpt, Total Body Conditioning, Triple Fit, U-Jam and Leaner, Fitter, Stronger. A UREC membership is not required to participate. Simply bring your U of A ID, a towel, water bottle, comfortable exercise apparel, and non-marking shoes. Free locker storage for valuables is provided.