The Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being
Aqua Fit is an energizing workout targeting every area of the body. Water is 800 times denser than air, so it provides roughly 12 times more resistance. Elevate your heart rate with cardio and strength-building exercises using buoyant equipment. Easy on the joints and no swimming required!
Couch To 5k
This class is geared towards all runners (new runners or runners that just want to improve!). This class will get you off the couch and into your running shoes. We focus on proper running form, specific warm-up and cool-down techniques, and incorporate some core workouts to help improve your running. If you're nervous about joining, come anyway and you'll quickly see that you can do it! Running is only half of the class and walking is okay too!
Flex and Stretch
This is the perfect class for you if you are feeling sore and want a guided stretching routine or if you just want to relax and get in some stretching! You will learn new and helpful stretches to incorporate into your workout or daily routine. This class is geared towards improving joint range of motion, athletic performance, and decrease your risk of injury. Each class has a different focus!
Move It gives you everything you need to deliver a varied, high intensity functional training program that engages members of every fitness level. It's designed to achieve the maximal post exercise benefits of HIIT training, developing rest aerobic and anaerobic capacity to new levels!
Pound is a cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix, lightly-weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercise, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out!
Slow Flow Yoga
Yoga classes place emphasis on physical alignment, understanding of correct anatomical movement, and various deep relaxation techniques. It increases strength, flexibility, and awareness of the body, developing more healthful movement. Relaxations techniques help with stress more effectively!
This class is a stationary group bike ride. The instructor will take you on an imaginary road course consisting of hills, cruising, and sprinting. This is an upbeat, intense interval training class.
This class is a stationary group bike ride, where riders will be instructed throughout a high-intensity interval training style workout to the rhythm of upbeat music. This class allows riders to work on both endurance and strength training through various climbs, sprints, and cruising.
This class will focus on building muscular strength and endurance through a variety of exercises and combinations with weights and some additional bodyweight and isometric movements. Get a full body pump while also improving balance, coordination, and overall fitness.
Strong Nation® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move!
The Tabata method alternates between a 2:1 interval ratio of maximum effort and rest, repeated eight times (or more!) for the ultimate exhaustive, full body workout!
Tunes & Toning
This music-themed class will keep you motivated while you use bodyweight, dumbbells, resistance bands and kettlebells to tone and tighten!
Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Come to your mat to humble yourself using centering, meditation, inward reflection, and challenging postures. Allow the body and mind to cultivate compassion and pride in your practice to fulfill our shared purpose of empathy off our mats. All levels and experiences are welcomed!
This class will begin with a vinyasa flow to get the body warm, build strength, and cultivate prana. The second half of class will melt into deep postures held for minutes at a time to allow the body to open and release any pent up energy. You will find balance and appreciation for both sides of your practice.
Don’t sit on your couch all weekend! The Weekend Warrior Class uses weights, cardio, and intense circuits to help take your fitness to the next level!
This class is one hour of calorie burning, low and high intensity dancing. It is a total body workout combining cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility, more energy, and lots of fun!