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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
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Class Descriptions

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Turbo Kick®: A combination of intense kickboxing and dance moves all perfectly choreographed to high energy and modern music. It's the ultimate cardiovascular challenge that's a unique blend of intense intervals strength/endurance training and a PARTY! Oh, and let's not forget a killer leg and ab routine to end every 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.

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

Step:  This high-energy class is a great cardiovascular workout that challenges coordination while building strength.  This format utilizes a height adjustable step and is choreographed to music.

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 recommended for intermediate to advanced swimmers, even triathletes. Trained coaches on deck will provide fun and challenging swim sets and workouts as well as technique refinement.

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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