Fitness Classes


KEY
MSE = Muscular Strength and Endurance
CV = Cardiovascular fitness
Co = Co-ordination
F = Flexibility
CSS = Core Strength and Stability
MB = Mind and Body

AEROBICS
CV, Co
This is a high energy class building up a choreographed routine from more simple moves to give a fun workout for the body and the brain. The routine is broken down inton easier to follow sections so everyone can pick it up and the more often you go the better you get! Training goals : Improved CV fitness, weight loss, improved co-ordination, fun workouts.
AWESOME ABS
CSS
This short class will be giving you the opporunity to target that mid-section. Whether you're looking to just flatten your belly or sculpt that six pack, this class can help. Remember, to show off that six pack, you need to burn off the belly too! Training Goals : Flatter/more defined abdomen, increased strength/core stability.
BARBELL PUMP
MSE, Co
Using barbells and dumbells, this group resistance class will work the whole body helping to increase muscle strenght and endurance. Great for both menan and women, this makes doing weights more fun than on your own in the gym. Training goals : Improved muscle tone/definition, improve muscle strenght/endurance, weight loss.
BOXERCISE
CV, MSE, CSS, Co
A great stress reliever, this class will work the whole body with a boxing style circuit and pad work to practice your boxing skills. Great for beginnersor veterans and anyone with some agression to use up! Training Goals : Sport specific, improved strength/endurance, improved muscle definition/tone, improved co-ordination, weight loss, fun workouts, stress relief.
CIRCUITS
CV, MSE, CSS, Co
A mixture of CV and resistance exercises designed to work the whole body. The style and format of the class can vary each class giving you a fun, motivating workout. Training Goals : Improved strength/endurance, improved muscle tone/definition, improved core strength/stability, improved CV fitness, improved co-ordination, weight loss.
KICK FIT
CV, Co, CSS
Using a combination of Thai and Kick Boxing moves, this class builds up a combat routine of kicks and punches great for both men and women. Remember, this is not your usual aerobics class! Training Goals : Improved CV fitness, improved core strength/stability, improved co-ordination, weight loss, fun workouts.
MED BALL MADNESS
MSE, CSS, Co
No barbells or dumbells, just a load of balls! This class takes away the usual equipment for a resistance workout and uses medicine balls (Weighted balls) of varying weights to work out the legs, upper body and core muscles. Training Goals : Improved CV fitness, improved core strength/stability, improved co-ordination, weight loss, fun workouts.
PILATES CONDITIONING
CSS, F, MB
Pilates is a form of exercise designed to improve strength and stability of the core muscles - the abdomen, lower back and pelvic floor. The benefits from doing Pilates include improved posture, core stability and reduced back pain. N.B. You need to do a workshop before participating in this class. Training Goals : Improved core strength/stability, flatter/more defined abdomen, increased flexibility.
REV-VING
CV, MSE
This studio cycling class is a great way to improve your cycling fitness either just for fun or as some off road training. Each instructor has their own style of teaching and all classes are open to all abilities as you are in control of how hard you work. Training Goals : Sport specific, improved CV fitness, improved strength/endurance (legs), stress relief, weight loss.
SHAOLIN KUNG-FU
F, Co, MSE, CSS, MB
As practiced by the martial monks of the famous Shaolin Temple in China. Classes will cover : basic conditioning, fitness, flexibility, study and practice of traditional forms, practice of forms for self-defence and sparring and internal methods of meditation and Qi Gong. Note that an additional charge of 3.50 for members and 5.50 for non-members is charged for this class. Training Goals : Learn a new skill, improved flexibility, improved strength/endurance, improved co-ordination.
THAI-BOXING
MSE, CV, Co, F, CSS
Thai boxing is the national sport of Thailand - fantastic for fitness, stamina, increased mental awareness, seld defence and a strong sense of discipline. The class starts with an initial circuit designed to work on strength and stamina before practicing correct techniques for kicks and punches. As the class progresses, sparring techniques are introduced. Training Goals : Learn a new skill, improved strength/endurance, improved co-ordination, weight loss, stress relief, improved flexibility, improved core strength/stability, improved CV fitness.
TOTAL BODY
MSE, CV, Co, CSS
This is an all over body work out using simple low impact aerobic moves to get to the heart rate up, and hand weights to give resistance workout without building or bulking. Training Goals : Improved strength/endurance, improved CV fitness, improved tone/definition, weight loss, improved co-ordination, improved core strength/endurance.
ASHTANGA YOGA
F, MB, MSE
Also sometimes called power yoga, this dynamic yoga class can be very energetic focusing on the breath and flow of movements. Training Goals : Improved flexibility, improved strength/endurance.
HATHA YOGA
F, MB, MSE
This class is a more relaxing, meditative form of yoga. Both classes are aimed at working on mind, body and spirit as is the purpose of yoga. Training Goals : Improved flexibility, improved strength/endurance.