BODY ATTACK is the sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high-energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Dynamic instructors and powerful music motivate everyone towards their fitness goals – from the weekend athlete to the hard-core competitor! In this class you can burn a whooping 800 calories!
BODY BALANCE is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm.Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.
BODY COMBAT is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as Karate, boxing, Taekwondo, Tai Chi and Muay Thai. Supported by driving music and powerful role model instructors strike, punch, kick and kata your way through calories to superior cardio fitness.
BODY PUMP is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast!
BODY STEP is the energizing step workout that makes you feel liberated and alive. Using a height-adjustable step and simple movements on, over and around the step you get huge motivation from sing-a-long music and approachable instructors. Cardio blocks push fat burning systems into high gear followed by muscle conditioning tracks that shape and tone your body.
BODY VIVE is the low-impact group fitness workout that lets you choose just how hard you work. Using the VIVE™ balls, VIVE™ tubes and optional hand weights you're talked step-by-step through the entire class by a skilled instructor, while listening to uplifting and inspiring music. Best of all, you finish feeling thoroughly rejuvenated – and fizzing with energy.
RPM is the indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training. Discover your athlete within sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high.
Zumba is an upbeat exercise class with dance moves inspiredfrom Latin rhythms, salsa, samba and meringue. It is the fastest growing dance based fitness craze in the country. Its fun and energising class you can do with your friends.
ZUMBA GOLD The biggest difference between Zumba gold and Zumba basic is that Zumba gold is done at a much lower intensity. It's just as much fun just not as fast! Zumba Gold utilizes the same great Latin styles of music and dance that are used in Zumba basic program. This program was designed for the older active adult, a person who hasn't been exercising in a long time or individuals who may be limited physically.
AQUA AEROBICS based in water. The effects of gravity are reduced in water therefore impact is reduced while resistance to the movement is increased due to fluid dynamics. A water based class can burn more calories than a land based class due to the increased resistance to movement while providing an increase in muscle strength and endurance. Therefore this class is great for people with injuries or people who are looking for less impact based classes.
BODY CONDITIONING If you’ve had a long break from exercise or haven’tparticipated in a class before this is a good one to start with. The class consists of an aerobic warm up to get your body ready for the conditioning phase and to get your heart pumping. You will then use hand weights to exercise both the upper and lower body. The instructor will guide you through to make sure the whole class is using safe and effective movement. This class is great for getting your whole body in shape, burning calories whilst toning all areas including your core.
CIRCUITS One of the best ways to work your whole body using cardiovascular fitness, strength and core work. This boot camp style class will get you working your heart and lungs as well as toning all areas of your body. The functional entire-body fitness exercises boost your stress hormones, improve blood sugar regulation, burn fat and calories during exercise and for many hours after exercise.
LEGS BUMS AND TUMS class tones those problem areas. With fun, low impact and easy to follow aerobics LBT is agreat class for beginners. This class also concentrates on strengthening and toning giving you a firmer butt and stomach as well as leaner legs.
PILATES uses smooth, deliberate movements and controlled postures to tone and elongate your muscles and increase your flexibility with focus on breathing technique. It's a low-impact, deep reaching work out for your "core" your abdominals, pelvis, back, shoulders and butt. Working deep layers of muscle and truly toning using proper alignment, centering, concentration, control, precision, breathing, and flowing movement. This will give you strong abs and a well-supported spine, which will improve your posture.
POLE FITNESS is now part of the fitness industry, providing a great complement or alternative to regular exercise. A pole fitness session burns more calories than a good session at the gym. As well as a great aerobic and strength workout, its also great fun and something you can do with friends.
Freestyle Fitness Yoga Natalie Diss
FFY is a fitness program that incorporates stretch, strength & Yoga postures. Every element of FFY is validated from a fitness perspective. Any one taking part in a FFY class can expect to improve their strength and flexibility, seeing the benefits within 8 weeks. They will learn how to understand their bodies and begin to move more effectively and efficiently, improving posture, self awareness and confidence.
How does FFY differ from traditional Yoga
FFY concentrates on movement, breathing, transitions from one posture to another and progression. There is no dogma, chanting or use of Sanskrit terms as postures are prescribed from a modern fitness perspective. We adopt a mindful method of teaching that reflects the Buddhist traditions of Yoga in a more contemporary and social environment. We avoid prescription of extreme postures that exceed optimal ranges of motion in favour of individual strengths and performance. During FFY moves and postures can be sequenced together to the beat of the music making transitions seamless and graceful
HATHA YOGA ~ Jan McCrerie and Grace Thorne
A Sivananda yoga class is a traditional, slow paced, meditative class that helps encourage proper breathing, flexibility, strength and vitality in the body while calming the mind.A typical Sivananda class includes breathing exercises, warm-ups including Sun Salutations postures and deep relaxation.The asanas follow an exact order that allows for the systematic movement of every major part of the body in a balanced way that enhances life force energy, keeping the mind quiet and without the need to think beyond each individual pose.With regular practice one can ensure overall physical and mental health and the possible prevention of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and arthritis.
ASHTANGA YOGA ~ Karen McQueens
Astanga vinyasa is a vigorous, energising yoga practice consisting of a series of linked postures. This is a physically demanding form of yoga in which you will move dynamically and sweat. Astanga offers the opportunity to cultivate awareness of your experience through explorations of strength, stamina and flexibility.Strictly speaking, astanga vinyasa is a form of hatha yoga. ‘Hatha’ simply denotes any physical form of yoga. These days, however, the term hatha is often used to refer to less dynamic styles of yoga in which there are pauses between postures rather than one posture flowing into the next linked by vinyasa. This type of hatha yoga is generally less physically challenging than astanga and other vinyasa forms.
KETTLE BELLS This class is great for toning and shaping all parts of your body as well as improving your cardiovascular fitness and general strength. The functional movements used work your whole body to get you burning more calories faster whilst creating lean muscle. It’s a tough class but it breeds great results.
RUNNING CLUB Whether you’re an experienced runner or a complete novice you can join our running club. This class takes place outside as you can run in any weather all you need is a good pair of running trainers. Whether your training for a marathon, charity event or just joining in for fun this class will enable you to share training tips and share your running experiences.
SPINNING The original indoor cycling class. You don’t have to be co-ordinated to take part in this class as it all takes place ona spin bike and there is no complicated moves to learn. Your instructor will guide you over different terrains to mimic cycling outdoors set to motivational music. You will use the dial on the bike to experience hill climbs and races but at your own level as you control the dial, so anyone can do this class. You will condition you heart and tone your thighs and butt muscles whilst having fun!
BOXERCISE uses boxing training principles to get you in shape.This workout is with gloves and pads and a qualified instructor will guide you through boxing techniques. It’s a fun class where you all get to know each other and interact as you will often pair up. Boxing is an excellent cardiovascular workout and does not just work your arms but your whole body too.
BURLESQUE The latest dance workout in the fitness industry. Learn showgirl style dance routines using chairs and boas just like the stars of the west end. You can wear heels and boots if you want to tone and shape your legs and strut your stuff and dance like a diva. Boost your female confidence whilst burning calories and feel like a star.