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Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720


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Group Fitness

Campus Recreation

Class Descriptions

Printable version of class schedule and class descriptions (PDF)

Sunrise Yoga: Start the morning with a healthy dose of yoga. This class is designed to energize the day and allow participants to carry peace and contentment wherever they go.

Boot Camp: A creative interval cardio class designed using bodyweight for sculpting and cardio drills for conditioning.  This class promotes fat loss and muscle toning.

Cyclevals: Studies have shown that interval training--bursts of harder effort with rest periods in between--is one of the most efficient ways to build cycling fitness.  This class is built for beginners all the way to 'serious' cyclists.

Healthy Steps: NEW!!  Looking to get more steps in your day?  This class is all about walking or jogging.  It is designed for the new exerciser or serious runner and offers the support of a trainer and social group to help participants become more active.

HIIT 30/40: "High Intensity Iinterval Training" is a short and sweet training method that is sure to bust ANY plateau!  This semester, choose from a 30 or 40 minute workout.

Hills & Handlebars: A cycling class that slowly increases and decreases resistance to mimic biking through the mountains of Wyoming.  This is a great class for increasing cardiovascular endurance.

Muscle Fire:  An action-packed class filled with the excitement of plyometric drills along with tough intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training moves.  This class will put the finishing touches on muscle toning!

Pilates Barre: A high intensity workout to music combining Pilates movement principles, barre and center floor sequences.  This class emphasizes precision and form, contributing to a stronger body and a more focused mind.  Pilates Barre provides variety to any cross training and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

Six Pack Attack: A challenging and energetic 30 minute workout that effectively strengthens and sculpts your core muscles.

Restorative Yoga:  This class will incorporate free-flowing movement to warm the body, then it will transition toward a sequence of longer held, supportive postures to create more space and freedom within the joints.  There will be a large emphasis on breath to help calm the nervous system.

Spinsanity:  An intense indoor cycling class that encourages participants to bike to the beat while pushing their limits!

Tabata 35: The theme of this class is intensity! While the intervals are short, the effects are long lasting. Be prepared to sweat during this 35 minute class.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Yoga is an ancient natural method for achieving and maintaining physical, mental and emotional health.  Benefits include stress release, body strength, weight control, improved body alignment and flexibility and better concentration.

Urban Kick®: An innovative, exciting and athletic format that takes a sports conditioning approach.  By combining punch and kick sequences with H.I.I.T drills, Urban Kick® challenges the body in all planes of motion so participants are constantly developing strength, agility, flexibility, and balance.

Zumba®: Zumba® comes from the Columbian word meaning "to move fast and have fun". This high energy class combines Latin dance moves with aerobic activities to ensure a great workout and a great time.

Zumba Core®: Everything you love about Zumba® Fitness with the added attention of working the abs.  Learn how to fully engage the body while dancing!

Indoor Cycling:  Choose from a variety of indoor cycling classes as instructors add their own flare to classes.  Cycling is a great cardio and strength combination! 

Coached Lap Swim: Lap swimming is open to all swimmers; trained coaches on deck will help with technique and provide workout tips.

Water Workout: This water aerobics class offers low impact with high results.  If rehabilitation is the goal, water resistance strengthens and tones while helping protect muscles and joints; no swimming experience necessary.

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