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!
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
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.
Ditch the traditional workout and join the party! This Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class incorporates Latin and international music and dance moves, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating and effective workout. This class – known as a “fitness party” – combines fast and slow rhythms of cumbia, merengue, salsa, reggae-ton, hip-hop, pop, mambo, rumba, flamenco, calypso and salsa-ton to help tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance moves! No dance experience required.
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.
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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.
*Must be a current Rec Sports member or currently enrolled UM student to purchase online.
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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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
Fall 2018 Group‑X instructor positions have been filled. Most consideration for Winter 2019 will be given to applicants capable of teaching floor application classes such as Tabata, circuit, core and strength classes.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
9 am – 5 pm
University of Michigan
Intramural Sports Building
606 E Hoover Ave
Ann Arbor, MI
Master the basic disciplines of aerobics and step movement combined with a wide range of sport-targeted programs such as group strength training, kickboxing, dance, water fitness, mind/body classes and much more. National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC) Certified Group Fitness Instructors learn the skills to teach effective and stimulating classes in response to a diverse range of needs. This workshop will help prepare you for the certification exam. Register for the workshop and/or certification exam here. Receive a 30% discount by using the promo code UM5HR2AP. You will also receive a $10 gift card from Athleta on the day of the event.