Drop-in Class Descriptions


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Mind-Body, Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Core BT: Core, Butt and Thighs! This class draws upon Pilates and athletic training techniques designed to target these often-neglected areas.

Core BT + Barre: Ready for an all-inclusive core workout? This class is a combination of classical ballet barre techniques and moves from Core BT. Result: a super stimulating workout that strengthens your core while increasing your flexibility!

Core Fusion—Balance: Build stability and strength in your core muscles using techniques adapted from Bosu® balance training.

Pilates—Mats and Props: The only drop-in Pilates workout on campus incorporating comprehensive mat work and comprehensive barrel work with your favorite Pilates props.

Core Plus Pilates: A fusion of Loaded Movement Training and Pilates using studio resistance equipment to improve muscular strength, endurance and flexibility along with Pilates mat work to improve the core.

Flexibility Fusion: Take your flexibility to the next level by incorporating Pilates/Yoga/classical techniques to increase range of motion, joint health and wellbeing. Taught by our senior Pilates and Yoga faculty.

Morning Yoga Flow: This vinyasa based class starts slowly and gradually builds into a dynamic flow providing for fluid transitions and continuous movement from posture to posture. This practice builds strength, flexibility, and endurance. Some of the postures and sequences can be a bit challenging, BUT you will leave feeling inspired, centered, and amazing!

Mindful Moments: Learn how to find stillness and peace in the midst of your daily routine. Our meditional faculty will guide you through a series of medition exercises designed to relieve stress, instill calm and lower blood pressure leading towards health in both mind and body

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Sport Conditioning: Drills & Skills

Body Shock: Energize your day, challenge yourself and have fun during 50-minute HIIT Training class.

Boot Camp: A high-intensity workout designed to make you move better with a focus on strength, coordination, speed, and agility; All combined to get you lean and strong.

Outdoor Drills and Skills: Speed, agility, balance and co-ordination drills are combined with traditional non-impact skills and sports-specific movements, taught on our Back-Campus Field! Offered spring and fall terms.

Pound®: Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly powerful workout. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.

Super Circuit: Intervals of high/low cardio and muscle conditioning.

Tabata Mash-uP: This fast-paced, intense workout burns significantly more calories than traditional workouts. Also known as high intensity interval training (HIIT), short bursts of cardio and strength exercises are followed by brief rest periods that provide more results in less time.

TMC: Total Muscle Conditioning! Using studio resistance equipment, improve your muscular strength, endurance and flexibility.

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Aerobics Mix: Cardio plus toning

Aqua-Fit: An invigorating deep-water workout with all the benefits of a fitness class and no stress on joints! Participants should feel comfortable in deep water with the use of a buoyancy belt.

Ballet Fit (I/II): Looking for ballet, cardio, yoga and Pilates? This is the perfect class for you. Balletfit combines these four techniques to increase full body agility, flexibility, strength and posture.

Cycle-Fit Freedom (all levels): Take your cycling experience to the next (fun) level! Participants are led through cycling exercises and drills while exploring techniques that enhance agility and speed. Participants are encouraged to ride at their own pace and enjoy the art of cycling. This group workout is performed on stationary bikes.

Dance Fire: A fusion of African, Caribbean, Urban and Latin rhythms to get your heart pumping and your feet stomping. No previous dance experience required.

Dance Party: A fresh way to end your week, featuring a little Latin, a dash of Urban and sprinkle of K-Pop. No previous dance experience required.

Hi/Lo Combo: A fun, intense cardio workout combining the latest high and low impact movements, capped off by a core/toning floor segment.

Interval Challenge: Want to increase your agility and strength?  The interval challenge is a perfect workout where participants engage in a combination of high-intensity interval training and cardio without any breaks. Participants aim to complete four consecutive HIIT workouts while strengthening muscles through non-traditional workouts. Sounds fun? Sure is!

Movin’ Muscle: Put more muscle into your cardio to enhance total body fitness. This Loaded Movement Training class uses hand-held weights to optimize and intensify low impact cardio training focusing on muscle, not momentum.

Nia: A spirited workout blending dance, martial arts and yoga. Feel strong, powerful and inspired with this soulful workout.

Step Basics: This ain’t your mamma’s step class! Learn the latest 21st century steps, grooves, and moves in this beginner class.

Street Dance: Urban dance class with a focus on choreography, style, and performance.  Fusing styles like hip hop, popping, house, jazz funk, dancehall, to name a few.

World Step / Step-Beyond: This ain’t your mamma’s step class! Learn the latest 21st century steps, grooves and moves here!

Zoomer Fit: An original cardio and floor workout designed for the active 55+ participant (all are welcome). Great for maintaining mobility, bone density and heart health and a great complement to our Aqua-Fit program.

Zumba®: Hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves fuse in this one-of-a-kind fitness craze. An exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movement with life- long health benefits (Zumba® + Weights adds a resistance training component. Strong By Zumba®: Zumba meets HIIT)!

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LEBERT TRAINING SYSTEMS

LeBarreTM: What happens when you combine the grace of ballet, strength training, the balance of yoga and the versatility of the Lebert Equalizer®? You get LeBarre. This class allows you to experience full-body movement with dynamic and continuous sequences that will challenge your muscular endurance, flexibility, and core strength.

LeHIITTM + SRTTM: Using the Lebert Equalizer® , along with the Lebert Buddy SystemTM and SRTTM, LeHIITTM combines High Intensity Interval Training using multiple methods of proven- effective, interval training to create a fun and challenging fitness format.

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Current Instructors

Amanda Trinh | Amanda Wolfson | Assata McKenzie | Celton McGrath | Chiara Cautillo |  Daniella Guerriero | Debbie Sabadash | Dione Mason | Dustin Pym | Edith Varga | Emma Zilberman | Greg Yerashotis | Jennifer Hicks | Karine White | Kristina Djokic | Lainie Magidsohn | Maral Sanassian | Melissa Mazzucco | Portia Wade | Sameer Ratti | Sandani Hapuhennedige | Sheela Hynes | Susan Armel | Warren Bathie

Program Supervisor: Martin Phills


Fitness Class Policies and Etiquette
  • Arrive on time. For your safety and in consideration of other participants, instructors may deny entry 10 minutes after class start time.
  • No bags or coats in the classroom. Day lockers and safe-deposit boxes are available at the Fitness Centre Desk.
  • Wear appropriate footwear (running/cross-training/aerobic shoes) in the exercise areas. Bare feet and alternative footwear may be worn

during certain classes as suggested by the instructor.

  • You are encouraged to modify workouts according to your level and abilities, but please do so without distracting the instructor and the

class.

  • If you have a question, please ask your instructor or one of our Fitness Centre staff. We are here to help you achieve your full potential!

 

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