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BUILD ENDURANCE TO KEEP UP WITH WHAT YOU LOVE
 

Cardiovascular conditioning combined with strength training is the best way to burn calories while maintaining lean body mass. You'll get stronger while improving movement with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and bodyweight. You can achieve your fitness goals by boosting metabolism and improving the health of your heart and lungs.

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BENEFITS OF STRENGTH TRAINING

  • Improves strength of all major muscles
  • Improves general fitness
  • Shapes & tones muscles
  • Improves cardio endurance
  • increases flexibility and range of movement

STRENGTH CLASSES

BODY SCULPT

Join this strength training session that incorporates dumbbell and bodyweight exercises to sculpt your entire body, burn calories, and enhance heart health simultaneously. Target every major muscle group, challenge yourself, and choose from options suitable for various fitness levels.

BODYPUMP™

BODYPUMP™ is a barbell workout designed for those aiming to quickly achieve a lean, toned, and fit physique. Utilizing light to moderate weights with high repetition, BODYPUMP™ delivers a comprehensive total body workout, burning up to 540 calories.

CARDIO STRENGTH

Discover a low-impact class that blends strength training and low-impact cardiovascular segments. Tailored for an effective workout with minimal impact on the joints, modifications are available for all fitness levels.

CIRCUIT

Experience a quick and effective workout utilizing a blend of tools and intervals to enhance cardiovascular endurance while simultaneously building strength.

GLUTES & CORE

Strengthen and stabilize your posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings, calves, erector spinae, lats, and rear shoulder muscles) and core muscles (transverse abdominis, multifidus, obliques, erector spinae, diaphragm, pelvic floor muscles, and rectus abdominis) using bands, dumbbells, bars, sliders, and bodyweight exercises. Ideal for those spending extended periods sitting or at a desk, this class promotes better movement, increased strength, stability, and reduces low back pain by targeting the glutes and core.

POWER YOGA

Experience a dynamic blend of strength, breath, and flow. This alignment-based class integrates creative Vinyasa yoga sequences, static holds, light weights, breath work, and core exercises. Get ready to move, engage, feel uplifted, and confidently tackle your day. All fitness levels are invited.

SENIORS ON STRENGTH

Engage in a full-body strength class with a focus on enhancing balance, stability, and strength. Utilize a chair for added support, and cardio elements may be incorporated for an extra boost.

STRENGTH AND STABILITY

Build strength and stability to support balance, prevent falls, and enhance daily activities. Utilize a chair for added support, and incorporate weights, a ball, and a band into the class.

Activity Information

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Loose-fitting, comfortable clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Water
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Strength Class

I have noticed a difference in my overall strength since when I started class a year ago.

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