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Group Exercise Classes at SUNY Plattsburgh Fitness Center

Descriptions for Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Total Body Blast: This class emphasizes muscular endurance training that will provide you with an intense total body workout. Upper and lower body muscles are worked individually and simultaneously to improve muscle tone and definition.

Zumba: (Maximum of 40 Participants) "Ditch the workout — Join the PARTY!!!" Working out has never been so much FUN! Zumba Latin Dance-Fitness fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.

Fit for H.I.I.T: (Maximum of 25 Participants)
This high intensity interval training class is designed to sculpt and tone your body while incorporating bursts of cardio segments.  This body transforming class is perfect for improving your metabolism and physical fitness.  Components of the class may take place outdoors, so please arrive prepared. Are you fit for HIIT?!

Spinning: (40 Bike Max) A 40-50 minute class where the cycling journey is all terrain (flats, hills, acceleration, jumps, runs) to target a wide range of performance zones (65-95% max heart rates). Students will work aerobically and anaerobically.

Vinyasa Yoga: A flowing dynamic yoga practice that cultivates presence by connecting movement with breath.  Most classes feature sun salutations, standing poses, preparation for arm balances and dynamic stretching.  This practice will build strength, aid balance and weight loss, while reducing stress and increasing vitality.

Hatha Yoga: An alignment-oriented practice that emphasizes the forms and actions within yoga postures. Traditional asanas are held in accurate alignment.  Emphasis is placed on core strength, flexibility and balance as well as concentration and breath control.  This class is based on physical postures (asanas), deep breathing, mindfulness and listening to the body.

Yoga Stretch and Recovery: Geared toward the athlete in need of increasing flexibility and strength.  Class postures are linked together in a continuous and challenging flow.

Hardbody: (Max 20 Participants) This intensive one-hour weight training class focuses on the entire body. Every major muscle group is targeted for toning.

PiYo: 
Combines yoga and pilates inspired moves performed at a faster pace.  PiYo packs cardio, strength, and flexibility into one workout.

Kickboxing:
(Maximum of 25 Participants) Each class teaches you more basic or advanced kickboxing moves. You will use wrist wraps and gloves along with punching bags and mitts for a fun yet challenging workout.

Tabata Bootcamp: Involves intervals of high intensity moves and weight training.

Cross Cycle: Interval training combining Spinning and Body Sculpting. You are on and off the bike throughout the class. Hand held weights are used for upper body strength training so you get a total body workout.

Circuit: Circuit training is an excellent boredom buster! This high intensity interval training class is designed to sculpt and tone your body while using a variety of stations.  Your mind won't have time to wander while you are performing burpees, jump rope, squats, planks or conditioning on the stability ball.

Yogalates/Meditation: Core conditioning focusing primarily on the back and abdominals.  Stress relief and relaxation methods are used.

Hoop Fitness: Get in shape while having fun with Hula Hoop Troop!  Static waist hooping can burn up to 500 calories in 1 hour!  Now imagine what can be done by adding some dancing and movement into the mix.

View the Group Exercise Schedule.

Contact Information

Matt Salvatore, Fitness Director Fitness Center
Office: 120 Memorial Hall, Department of Sports and Wellness
Phone: (518) 564-3142
Front Desk Phone: (518) 564-3143
Fax: (518) 564-4155
Email: salvatm@plattsburgh.edu

Connie Fesette, Group Exercise Director
Office: 117 Memorial Hall, Department of Sports and Wellness
Phone: (518) 564-3161
Email: stjo5596@plattsburgh.edu

Melissa LaMere, Asst. Fitness Center Director
Office: 117 Memorial Hall, Department of Sports and Wellness
Phone: (518) 564-3132
Email: mlame001@plattsburgh.edu