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A Group‑X pass gives you access to every fitness class we hold on campus. From Gentle Yoga to Total Body Strength, Cycling to Hard Core, you’ll find classes that are as intense, or relaxed, as you are. And you’ll find that our engaging instructors and supportive class environment provide the perfect combination of motivation and fun!

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Cycle

FREE WEEK

About this class…

An invigorating, low-impact workout that combines motivating music and easy-to-follow instructions that provides everyone with a ride that meets their intensity needs.

Time
8:00 am – 8:50 am
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Astrid

Tabata

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Looking for an intense yet time-efficient, full-body workout? Tabata is the most result-driven form of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). In this class you will push yourself to the max and get fit head to toe by completing various drills at specific work-rest ratios.

Time
11:00 am – 11:50 am
Location
CCRB, Fitness 2
Instructor
Lori

About this class…

Experience strength training like never before! This class is great to attend if you want to strengthen every muscle in one workout instead of dealing with the crowded weight room. Whether you are an experienced lifter or have never lifted before, you will benefit from this class! The class teaches you how to use free weights while also offering variations to accommodate all participants. Class size is limited to 11 participants.

Time
12:10 pm – 1:00 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Lori

Gentle Yoga

FREE WEEK

About this class…

This class combines gentle flowing sequences and restorative poses to decrease stress and improve range of motion and joint mobility. Restorative poses are deep stretches that are typically held for 1-3 minutes to loosen connective tissue. This soothing class will leave you feeling grounded and at peace.

Time
4:15 pm – 5:05 pm
Location
NCRB, MPR
Instructor
Brendan

Cycle

FREE WEEK

About this class…

An invigorating, low-impact workout that combines motivating music and easy-to-follow instructions that provides everyone with a ride that meets their intensity needs.

Time
4:30 pm – 5:20 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Sam

Yoga Flow

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Build strength and flexibility by using your breath to anchor the movement as you flow from one pose to the next. Connect to your inner strength and promote clarity and well-being off the mat. Modifications are offered to accommodate all skill levels

Time
4:45 pm – 5:35 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Melissa

Yoga Flow

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Build strength and flexibility by using your breath to anchor the movement as you flow from one pose to the next. Connect to your inner strength and promote clarity and well-being off the mat. Modifications are offered to accommodate all skill levels

Time
5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
Location
IMSB, MPR-A
Instructor
Julia

Cycle

FREE WEEK

About this class…

An invigorating, low-impact workout that combines motivating music and easy-to-follow instructions that provides everyone with a ride that meets their intensity needs.

Time
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Claire C

Tabata

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Looking for an intense yet time-efficient, full-body workout? Tabata is the most result-driven form of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). In this class you will push yourself to the max and get fit head to toe by completing various drills at specific work-rest ratios.

Time
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 2
Instructor
Mackenzie

Gentle Yoga

FREE WEEK

About this class…

This class combines gentle flowing sequences and restorative poses to decrease stress and improve range of motion and joint mobility. Restorative poses are deep stretches that are typically held for 1-3 minutes to loosen connective tissue. This soothing class will leave you feeling grounded and at peace.

Time
6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Anita

Yoga Flow

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Build strength and flexibility by using your breath to anchor the movement as you flow from one pose to the next. Connect to your inner strength and promote clarity and well-being off the mat. Modifications are offered to accommodate all skill levels

Time
7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Location
NCRB, MPR
Instructor
Grace

Hard Core

FREE WEEK

About this class…

Focus on your core! In this class you will develop your six-pack while working the obliques, back muscles, as well as the hips and glutes to develop a stronger, healthier core.

Time
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Mackenzie

Rates & Buy a Pass

SeasonU-M StudentMember
Winter 2019$55$65
Single Class Pass$8$8

Currently enrolled U‑M students and all Recreational Sports members can purchase a Group‑X Pass or a Single Class Pass. Just visit the Business Office at the CCRB, or the IMSB or NCRB Welcome Center to purchase a Group‑X pass or Single Class Pass. A Group‑X pass may also be purchased online*. Once you’ve purchased a pass, it will be loaded on to your U‑M ID and you can begin attending classes immediately. All classes are drop-in and all sales are final and non-refundable. Please arrive early to secure a spot. Admittance is not allowed 10 minutes after a class has started.

*Must be a current Rec Sports member or currently enrolled UM student to purchase online.


Class Descriptions

We offer five types of classes: Floor (Strength and Cardio), Dance, Mind/Body, Cycling and Aquatics. Class offerings my vary semester to semester. Please see our calendar for the current semester’s schedule.

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Barre Above

Challenge and sculpt your body without risk of injury from overuse by using a sequence of movements within different ranges of motion. No barre necessarily required and minimal equipment is used.

Bootcamp

Experience a high-intensity, full-body workout, designed to build your strength and aerobic capacity, no matter your fitness level. You’ll move from station to station, alternating cardio drills and muscle conditioning exercises, to achieve the ultimate circuit workout. Each class will push you hard, but with a dedicated instructor and class full of supportive people, it will be easy to stay motivated and get to the next level!

Cardio Core

Come to this fifty-minute class filled with the perfect balance of cardiovascular training and core conditioning. Our cardio drills will get your heart rate up while core exercises strengthen a variety of your muscle sets. Build your endurance and strength with this challenging and fun class.

Cardio Dance

Cardio Dance is a dance-based, high energy cardio class set to a wide range of music styles, including Top 40, Hip Hop, Latin, and more.  No dance experience required.

Cardio Hip Hop

Cardio Hip Hop is a high-intensity dance workout that uses choreographed movements set to Hip Hop and Top 40 music. This non-stop dance party is very similar to Zumba and other dance-aerobic workouts. No dance experience required!

Cardio Kickboxing

Come punch and kick to the beat of great music! In this quick-paced cardio class, your body will stay in motion as you build strength, endurance, and confidence. People of all fitness levels will get results at this fun and challenging class.

Cycling

An invigorating, low-impact workout that combines motivating music and easy-to-follow instructions. No matter your skill level, you’ll enjoy a fun ride that will make you feel fit and full of energy.

Gentle Yoga

This class combines gentle flowing sequences and restorative poses to decrease stress and improve range of motion and joint mobility. Restorative poses are deep stretches that are typically held for one to three minutes to loosen connective tissue. This soothing class will leave you feeling grounded and at peace.

Guided Meditation

After completing some gentle movements to calm and prepare for the guided meditation, your instructor will then guide you through a meditation experience designed to reduce stress, increase awareness of the present moment, promote relaxation and enhance personal and spiritual growth. Participants are encouraged to bring a pillow for support and shawl/small blanket for warmth.

Hard Core

Focus on your core! In this class you will develop your six-pack while working the obliques, back muscles, as well as the hips and glutes to develop a stronger, healthier core.

Hatha Yoga

This class will combine yoga poses (asanas) with breathing exercises (pranayama) to help align and calm your body, mind, and spirit in preparation for meditation. Hatha can be translated to mean balance or literally “sun” (ha) and “moon” (tha). Traditional asanas are held in accurate alignment. It develops strength, flexibility, endurance, and steadiness, bringing greater balance on all levels (body, mind and spirit). Modifications are offered to accommodate all skill levels.

INSANITY™

Are you up to the challenge? This is a high-level intensity workout that will push you to new heights. (Due to the high level of activity, do not attend if you have any injuries.)

Lower Body Sculpt

Looking to strengthen and shape your lower body? Exercises will focus on your glutes, hamstrings, quads and calves.

Metabolic Circuit

Do you want an intense workout? How about an environment that offers the support and encouragement you need to reach your peak performance? Then this class is for you! Metabolic Circuit is based on fun strength and cardio drills. You’ll use a variety of equipment like kettlebells, BOSU balance balls, TRX, TRX Rip Trainer and  gliding discs all designed to push you to your limits.

Pilates

Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing,  and developing a strong core often called the “powerhouse” in Pilates.

PiYo™

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We also crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body feeling strong and invigorated.

POUND™

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Light weighted drumsticks are provided.

Splash Class

Looking to mix up your workout routine? Splash class is for you! It features great cardiovascular fitness and muscle strengthening exercises in water. This low impact water workout is challenging, fun, and refreshing! Jump on in and splash your way to wellness. Although the ability to swim is not required, it is helpful to be comfortable in deep water.

STRONG by Zumba

Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. Every squat, every lunge, every burpee is driven by the music, helping you make it to that last rep, and maybe even five more.

Tabata Time

Looking for an intense, time-efficient full-body workout? Tabata is the most result-driven form of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). In this class you will push yourself to the max and achieve full body fitness by completing a variety drills at specific work-rest ratios.

Total Body Strength

Experience strength training like never before! Take this class if you want to strengthen every muscle in one workout. We’ll offer you instruction on how to use free weights effectively and safely. Whether you are an experienced lifter or have never lifted before, this class is right for you!

Upper-Body Sculpt

Looking to strengthen and shape your upper-body? By focusing on exercises that work the arms, shoulders, back and core, you will leave this class with the confidence to show off your guns!

WERQ

WERQ is the wildly addictive cardio dance workout based on the latest pop and hip hop music.

Yoga Core

Yoga Core offers core-strengthening exercises in a flowing format, with concentrated focus on your breath. Awaken your core and become strong both on and off your mat.

Yoga Flow

This class focuses on clarity and well-being by helping you connect with your inner strength. You’ll build muscle and flexibility by using your breath to anchor each movement as you flow from one pose to the next. Modifications are offered to accommodate all skill levels.

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra or “Yogic Sleep” is a guided meditation engaging breath, body awareness, visualization and imagination. It begins with a calming breathing exercise, some gentle yoga including restorative stretches to relieve tension and concludes with meditation. Come relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia and struggles as you quiet your chattering mind and calm your nervous system to unwind your evening and prepare for sleep. Please bring a small blanket and/or pillow for comfort.

Zumba

Ditch the traditional workout and join the party! This Latin-inspired, dance-and-fitness class offers an exciting, exhilarating and effective workout. You’ll develop your stamina and your body tone with easy to follow dance moves, set to the fast and slow rhythms of cumbia, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, hip-hop, pop, mambo, rumba, flamenco, calypso and salsaton. No dance experience required.

Zumba Step

Combines the awesome toning and strengthening power of Step aerobics with the fun fitness-party that only Zumba brings to the dance-floor.


Group‑X On-The-Go

We understand how busy life at U‑M can be, so let us bring private fitness instruction to you with Group‑X On-the-Go. Our instructors will come to your on-campus location and provide your group/team with a customized class of your choice. Please complete the following information three weeks in advance of your event so we get you and your group moving. (NOTE: If you prefer to use a Rec Sports facility, you must complete a Facility Rental request first and indicate you also want a Group‑X On-the-Go class.  Once an agreement is finalized, we will proceed to find an instructor for your event. Do not complete this form.)

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Become an Instructor

We’re always looking for energetic, experienced and motivated people to join our team. If you’d like to move from attending a class to leading it, start your journey now.  We’ll guide your training, every step of the way.

Winter 2019 Group‑X instructor positions have been filled. We will be hiring across all exercise modalities for Spring/Summer and Fall 2019.


Certifications

Barre Above Instructor Certification

Saturday, February 23
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
University of Michigan Intramural Sports Building
606 E Hoover
Ann Arbor, MI

Fusing the best of Pilates, yoga, aerobics and elements of the strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre Above delivers a results-driven workout that is not only fun and dynamics, but it will sculpt your students’ bodies and keep them coming back for more. Includes CECs and Instructor Certification Materials. Attendee is certified to teach Barre Above and Barre Fusion classes upon completion. Register here.

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