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Fitness Classes

Class Descriptions

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Strength and Conditioning Classes

HIT 40: Short and sweet, this 40-minute High Intensity Training (HIT) class delivers a quick dose of metabolic conditioning drills and strength-building movements to ramp up energy expenditure and stimulate muscle growth.

Awesome Abs:
This 40-minute class focuses on core movements, both isolated and dynamic, for strength and performance outcomes.

Faculty/Staff Fitness:
This is a group fitness class tailored to a slightly older demographic than the typical college age. It gives this population the opportunity to build community support and work toward achieving fitness goals together. Objectives are to improve overall health, increase confidence, learn proper movement mechanics and enjoy this fun and motivating environment.

TRX® Circuit Training:
Taught in the Elevation Studio, this class will utilize TRX® Suspension Trainers in combination with other equipment to provide a very interactive, high-energy strength and conditioning workout to improve overall health and performance.

A more intense cardio-interval class employing mostly dynamic bodyweight movements, this class is designed to promote fat loss, tone muscle, and improve cardiorespiratory fitness.

Cycling Classes

Morning/Lunch Break/Evening/45-Minute Cycle: Cycling is a great way to enjoy an exercise session with friends, increase your cardiorespiratory fitness level and burn calories at the same time. Come enjoy the ride!

Strong Cycle:
This class blends sets of cycling (rolling hills, sprints, Tabata sets, standing climbs, etc.) with strength sets using body weight (planks, pushups, squats, lunges, etc.) and some equipment (dumbbells, medicine balls, etc.). It offers a nice combo of aerobic conditioning with muscle-based training to improve both strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Water Based Classes*

Water Workout: Exercise performed in water strengthens and tones while helping protect muscles and joints. Water provides a medium of resistance to move against that is both supportive and challenging. This class occurs in semi-shallow water, from 3 ½ - 5 ft deep. Ask for floatation belts if you are uncomfortable treading water.

Boga Fit:
This class is delivered on floating mats in the pool! Make a splash in your fitness routine by completing strength and conditioning movements on the unstable and dynamic surface of a Boga Board! Moderate swimming ability is necessary. Be prepared to work hard, get wet, and have fun!

*Note-patrons of water-based classes should be comfortable in water and WILL get wet!

Yoga Classes

Sunrise Yoga: Start the morning with some energizing and healthy movement. This class will leave you feeling ready to conquer the day and will include personalized varying levels of difficulty. All levels are welcome. The class incorporates mostly vinyasa-style yoga.

Vinyasa Yoga:
This all-levels class focuses on Vinyasa Yoga asana, linking breath to movement. By focusing on foundational postures and movements as well as leaving space for creativity and fun, this class can be approached by anyone with an interest in yoga.

Restorative Yoga:
A relaxing form of yoga that involves deep stretches and props. This class aligns physical and mental stillness.

Dance Classes

Zumba®: Zumba comes from the Colombian word meaning “to move fast and have fun.”
This high-energy class combines Latin dance moves with an aerobic and cardio-focused flair
to ensure a great workout and a great time. All levels welcome!

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

Half Acre Rec and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720


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