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Campus Recreation

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720

Email: rec@uwyo.edu

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Group Fitness

Class Descriptions

Printable version of class schedule and class descriptions (PDF)

Water Based Classes*

Boga Fit: Fitness classes offered 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! Be prepared to work hard, get wet, and have fun!

Boga Fire: Take a Muscle-Fire class and put it on a Boga Board and this is what you get. Who says fire and water don't mix?

Water Workout: Exercises performed in water strengthens and tones while helping protect muscles and joints. This is a shallow-water aerobics class. No swimming experience necessary.

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

Strength and Conditioning Classes

HIIT 40: HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This is a short and sweet 40 minute class that is sure to bust ANY plateau! 

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 provide the finishing touches on muscle toning!

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

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

Urban Kick®: Blends cardio kickboxing (punch and kick combos) with sports conditioning athletic drills to create a fun and unique 3-dimensional fitness experience.

Strong by Zumba®: A high intensity interval training class using more traditional fitness moves for a more athletic conditioning-style workout. By using body weight as resistance, participants achieve muscle definition and have fun in the process.

Bootcamp: 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/Evening/Lunch Break Cycling: Choose from a variety of indoor cycling classes as instructors add their own flare to classes. Cycling is a great way to increase your cardiorespiratory fitness level and burn calories!

Dance Classes

Dance Fitness: Find your groove in this active and energetic cardio-based class! Follow along to routines with hip hop roots while enjoying some of today's top hits. No prior dance experience needed.

Latin Dance Fitness: Roll your hips, shake your shoulders and move your body along to some great Latin music following along with your instructors. No prior dance experience is needed.

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.

Yoga Classes

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.

Yoga Foundations: This class will break down yoga poses and teach participants correct alignment. It is meant for beginners-advanced and will be taught in a workshop style. Building a foundation or improving your existing knowledge will instill confidence in your yoga practice.

90 Minute Vinyasa Flow: Offered by student-request this semester, this 90-minute class will be energizing and challenging. Fueled by hip-hop tunes, this class will give you ample time to warm up, sweat, and cool down all while engaging in our wonderful UW yoga community.

Restorative Yoga: A relaxing form of yoga that involves deep stretches and longer-duration poses with purposeful breathing to create a sense of physical and mental stillness.

 

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Campus Recreation

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720

Email: rec@uwyo.edu

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