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Group Fitness|Campus Recreation

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Campus Recreation
Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center
Dept. 3604
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3370
Fax: (307) 766-6720
Email: rec@uwyo.edu
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Class Descriptions

Printable version of class schedule and class descriptions (PDF)

Insanity!® Live: An extreme, high-intensity, and physically demanding exercise routine that will produce amazing results.  With Insanity®, participants will use their body to create the best body possible...without the use of heavy equipment!  Insanity® is the new fitness craze and is hitting UW by storm!

Crosstrain with Yoga: A vinyasa yoga class designed for active individuals to stretch tight muscles and aching joints.  It is a fun, vigorous flow that will provide excellent cross-training to help participants gear up for their next athletic event.

Cyclervals: 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.

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.

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!

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

P90X® Live: A class unlike any others!  It features powerful moves that encourage participants to push their limits.  Both cardio and resistance training are incorporated in this high intensity workout environment.

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

Tabata 45: The theme of this class is intensity! While the intervals are short, the effects are long lasting. Be prepared to sweat during this 45 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.

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.

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!  Classes are offered at all times of the day to accommodate anyone's schedule.

Pilates: This class is designed for individuals interested in learning the fundamentals of core strength and stability.  Pilates, when practiced frequently, can yield increased lung capacity, better coordination, increased core strength and improved bone density and joint health.

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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