Class Descriptions

 

All Body Conditioning (ABC):  Burn fat and tone your body with this blend of cardio and strength-training using a variety of equipment like steps, resistance bands and medicine balls, to get a strong, sleek body.

 

Abs & Arms:  Sculpting class focusing on upper body and abdominals using weighted bars and/or free weights to increase strength. 

 

Ab Solution :  A time efficient 15-minute workout focusing on the abdominals using weighted bars and/or free weights to increase strength.

 

Cycle:  The ultimate cardiovascular workout! Cycling is simple, fun and easy to learn. It’s a challenging workout which simulates an actual outdoor ride and is intended to build health, fitness and your imagination.

 

Express Cycle:  A time efficient 30-minute workout. 

 

Pilates:  A workout designed to develop core strength and coordination, the focus of this class will be on traditional pilate’s movement patterns, the use of breath and correct alignment. Participants will enjoy improvement in posture and overall toning.

 

Pi-Yo: Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYo…PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

 

Step:  Aerobic exercises and dance movements performed by stepping up onto and down from a rectangular block.

 

Barre Fusion:  This class will challenge your core strength and muscle endurance while leaving you with long lean legs and defined arms and back. Barre fusion combines elements of pilates, core conditioning, classical ballet and resistance training on and off a barre. Through a variety of blended exercises you will develop strength, muscle tone, coordination, body awareness and flexibility while promoting proper posture, joint flexibility and lumbo pelvic stability. You will work in this class! 

 

Goddess Sculpt:  This 30 minute high energy class will tone, lengthen and strengthen your entire body combining yoga with a low impact and high intensity practice that uses your own body weight and light free weights to tone and sculpt your muscles. This unique class leaves you feeling stronger, gives you more energy and sculpts your body in all the right places! 

 

Pound:  A full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and isometric poses into a 30 or 45-minute session. Burn between 400 and 900+ calories per hour, strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favorite music!

 

Step Interval: A challenging workout which combines stepping and resistance training in short interval for an intense but easy to follow workout.

 

Circuit City:  A 45 minute class consisting of various strength and cardio exercises executed in timed segments.

 

H.I.T:  An enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods.

 

Yoga:  Hatha-style class based on proper body alignment & deep relaxation to help release tension and develop a stronger, leaner and more flexible body. This class is done barefoot and a sticky mat is recommended.

 

Flexibility & Stretch:  This class uses various approaches to increase range of motion, relieve muscle tension, reduce the risk of injury, and allow greater freedom of movement.

 

Cardio Challenge: Every Saturday morning at 8:30am join a different Black Bear Fitness Instructor to lead you through a one hour class of cardio madness.  Classes include but are not limited to kickboxing, zumba, step, hi-lo, boot camp, intense intervals, fat burner and more.

 

SpeedBall:  Speedball is a cardiovascular and muscular endurance class – incorporating a medicine ball as a resistance tool – with a focus on multidirectional movement and core stabilization.

 

Zumba Dance®:  Zumba is a fusion of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps to the tune of latin and international music. The routine features aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning.

 

10/10/10:  A 30 minute cardio class broken down into 10 minute segments of Hi-Lo, Kickboxing & SpeedBall.

 

15/15/15:  A 45 minute cardio class consisting of three 15 minute segments; kickboxing, speedball and cardio fusion.

 

House of Cards:  An intense 30 minute class using a deck of cards to dictate particular groupings of exercises.