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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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About this class…

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.

Time
7:30 am – 8:20 am
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Katy

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
Caroline

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
8:00 am – 8:50 am
Location
IMSB, MPR-A
Instructor
Lily

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
10:30 am – 11:20 am
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Lori

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
11:45 am – 12:35 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Lori

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
12 noon – 12:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Sam

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
12 noon – 12:50 pm
Location
IMSB, MPR-A
Instructor
Connor

About this class…

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.

Time
4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Lexi

About this class…

In this quick-paced cardio class, your body will be continuously moving throughout to build strength, endurance, and confidence through a combination of punches and kicks. Using combinations of strikes to the beat of the music, our instructors will keep participants at all fitness levels working hard and having fun! Class may include core work as well.

Time
4:30 pm – 5:20 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 2
Instructor
Ramona

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
5:00 pm – 5:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Maggie

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
5:00 pm – 5:50 pm
Location
NCRB, MPR
Instructor
Brendan

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
CCRB, Fitness 1
Instructor
Adam

About this class…

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.

Time
5:45 pm – 6:35 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 2
Instructor
Vianney

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
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm
Location
IMSB, MPR-B
Instructor
Sarah I

About this class…

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.

Time
6:15 pm – 7:05 pm
Location
NCRB, MPR
Instructor
Caymen

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
7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Location
CCRB, Fitness 5
Instructor
Xueye

About this class…

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.

Time
7:15 pm – 8:05 pm
Location
IMSB, MPR-B
Instructor
Sarah H

About this class…

Do you want an intense workout? A workout where you have the support and encouragement of others to reach your peak performance? Then this class is for you! Metabolic Circuit will put you through strength and cardio drills that will push you to your limits.

Time
7:30 pm – 8:20 pm
Location
IMSB, Functional Fitness Rm
Instructor
Alexis

Rates & Buy a Pass

SeasonU-M StudentMember
Fall 2018$55$65
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.

*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.

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.

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

You’ll be mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style dance fitness party. This total body workout combines all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.

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.

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.

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.


Certifications

NAFC Live Workshop

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.

 

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