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Group Fitness|Campus Recreation

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Campus Recreation
Half Acre Gym
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)

Ananta Flow: Ananta is the Sanskrit word for 'limitless' or 'without end'.  Within this class, ananta refers to students' potential.  Strength, alignment, balance and presence are the focus of the 60 minute flow.

Insanity!®: 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.

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.

Dance Fitness: A fun cardio workout that combines hip-hop, jazz and ethnic dance movements with high energy music. This class allows participants to tone, sculpt, and dance their bodies into condition.

Ironman: Ironman is a strength building, high-intensity interval training, and core conditioning class that will leave participants feeling like the Superheroes!  A balance of bodyweight exercises, neuro-motor activation, calisthenics, and yoga make this class truly unique.

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 20 minutes that effectively strengthens and sculpts your core muscles.

Power Yoga: Utilizing the breath-to-movement flows of vinyasa-style, power yoga is a vigorous, fitness based approach. This flow class emphasizes strength and flexibility in the body to provide participants with a more traditional western workout. Be prepared to work hard and work up a sweat.

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.

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!

Effort & Ease Yoga: Based on a traditional yin yoga practice that uses the Taoist belief in opposite and complementary principles in nature. Effort and ease divides this yoga class into two parts. The beginning half of class will be a breathe-to-movement flow in order to build strength and flexibility; the second half of this practice is stationary to create space in the body's tendons, fascia, and ligaments. This class balances motion with stillness.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga: This class links breath-to-movement to create flows that encompass the whole body. This class is for all levels providing modifications to both increase and decrease difficulty. Benefits include stress management, 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.

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