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University Recreation's Fitness & Wellness department strives to promote healthy lifestyle choices that enhance the personal wellness of the greater APSU community through quality educational and activity-based fitness programs and services. 

Group Fitness Schedule Govs FIT Paddleboard   Group Fitness Descriptions   

Aerial Fit & Flex Aerial Silks Instructors Adaptive Recreation                    

Group Fitness Schedule

Fall 2021 Group Fitness Schedule Oct. 13 - Dec. 11

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University Recreation offers a wide variety of classes that allow you to get a great workout led by experienced instructors. Formats range from 30-minute focused sessions to full hour classes. This program is intended to be drop-in in nature so that anyone can attend a class at any point during the semester. Unless otherwise specified, classes are taught at an intermediate level, while the instructors provide suggestions to make exercises more or less challenging according to your personal fitness level. Classes are FREE to anyone with a membership to the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center, including APSU students, faculty/staff and affiliates. 

FALL Weekly Schedule October 13 - December 11
  • 5 - 6 pm Gentle Yoga (Cycling Studio) with Denise

  • 5:15 - 6 pm Women on Weights (Studio A) with Keleah

Paid Programs (dates will vary)

  • 6:30 - 7:30 am Govs FIT every Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
  • 5 - 6 pm Aerial Silks every Monday & Wednesday, Gym Court C 

  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm Women's R.E.C. (Recreation Empowerment Course) every Monday & Wednesday (with optional Friday 12-1pm)
Participants will need to get a spray bottle and towel upon entry to clean equipment.
  • 12:15 - 1 pm Circuit Training (XTR) with Claudia
  • 5 - 5:45 pm Total Body Strength (Studio B) with Wendi

  • 5:15 - 6 pm Zumba ® (Studio A) with Denise

Participants will need to get a spray bottle and towel upon entry to clean equipment.

  • 5 - 5:45 pm POUND® (Studio A) with Christine

  • 5 - 5:45 pm YogaLates (Cycling Studio) with Wendi

Paid Programs (dates will vary)

  • 6:30 - 7:30 am Govs FIT every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 5 - 6 pm Aerial Silks every Monday & Wednesday, Gym Court C 

  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm Women's R.E.C. (Recreation Empowerment Course) every Monday & Wednesday (with optional Friday 12-1pm)

Participants will need to get a spray bottle and towel upon entry to clean equipment.

  • 12:15 - 1 pm Triple Threat (Studio A) with Claudia
  • 5 - 5:45 pm CoreSTRENGTH (Studio A) with Keleah

  • 6 - 6:45 pm Cycle Fusion (Cycling Studio) with Jaren

Paid Program (dates will vary)

Participants will need to get a spray bottle and towel upon entry to clean equipment.

  • 11 - 11:45 am Cycle & Core (Cycling Studio) with Wendi
  • 12 - 1 pm Total Body Strength (Cycling Studio) with Wendi
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Aerial Silks

student in Aerial Silks class on blue silk in a seated poseAerial Silks is a fusion of yoga, pilates, aerial inspired dance, and fitness movements/exercises performed either partially or fully suspended. This program is great for anyone looking to add a new challenge to their workout, try something different and have fun. This program is for all fitness levels; every exercise/movement can be modified to suit your abilities. Challenge yourself in all new ways! Sessions are 6-weeks long, meeting 2 days per week.

During the Fall & Spring semesters, Level 1 and Level 2 sessions are offered. Level 1 is for those brand new to aerial or maybe just need to refine some skills. Level 2 is for more experienced participants. Participants will need approval from instructors before signing up for the Level 2 class.

Drop-in Classes: Drop-ins are currently unavailable. 

FALL 2021

DATES:

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LOCATION: Foy Center Court C 

SESSION PRICING:

*Limit 16 per level/time slot

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 Aerial Fit & Flex

silks instructor doing music box pose on red silkGet a whole new kind of workout with Aerial Conditioning! This class can be a fun new fitness challenge, an added workout to Aerial Silks, or a way to help you build up your strength and confidence for Aerial Silks. Conditioning will help improve your core and upper body strength, build your endurance and enhance your flexibility. All levels are welcome and no experience is required!

FALL 2021

DATES

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LOCATION: Foy Center Court C

SESSION PRICING:

*Limit 14 per class. No experience required!*

Register Now! 

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Govs FIT Camp

female student at Foy Center performing a bent over row with 20 pound dumbbellGovs FIT Camp is a 4-week program designed to help you reach your fitness goals and enhance your overall wellness! Govs FIT Camp classes are typically smaller groups which allows the instructor to focus on each participant. This class meets 3 days per week. Workouts range from cardio and strength based exercises to core work, interval training, circuits and much more. Get the accountability and motivation you need to maximize your physical, mental and emotional well-being with Govs FIT Camp!


FALL 2021

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LOCATION: Foy Center Studio A

SESSION PRICING:

Limited to 8 participants

Register Today! 

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Paddleboard Yoga

students on paddleboards in the pool holding a plank

Paddleboard Fitness uses the stand up paddleboards in the pool to challenge your balance, core and overall strength. Class will begin with getting comfortable on the paddleboard and basic exercises laying down or on your knees before moving to standing, as well as incorporating some yoga moves. This class is for all fitness levels! No experience required; the class is on a drop-in basis. Each class is different, so don't worry if you miss a week!


FALL 2021

DATES:

Free with Foy Center access!
 

LOCATION: Class meets in the deep end of the Foy Pool. Participants need to be able to swim in the deep end.

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Class Descriptions

Work your whole body while being gentle on your joints, using dumbbells, noodles, and more to add resistance and challenges! This class may have some deep water elements.

Get a heart-pounding cardio workout in the water! The water provides natural resistance during this Step class  to challenge your muscles and cardio endurance. 

Check out this high intensity cardio workout with a twist! Cycle & Core incorporates a gut-wrenching core workout; challenging your abs, low back and hip flexors.

POUND® is the alternative group fitness format inspired by drumming! Get a full-body workout  that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.

Greater muscle mass = more calories burned! Work on your muscular strength & endurance as you sculpt and define your body using a variety of exercises and equipment.

Learn the basics of weightlifting, building muscle, and shattering myths about weights making women "too bulky"! This class will work the whole body using dumbbells, Olympic bars, body weight & cables to make yourself stronger. 
Yoga is a series of carefully designed postures with a strong emphasis on breathing, concentration and flexibility of the mind and body. Work on your strength and flexibility while learning to calm and focus your mind to help you de-stress. 
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Group Fitness Instructors

Classes: Boot Camp, Arms & Abs, Cycle & Core, Paddleboard Fitness

Classes: Aerial Silks

Classes: MASHUP®, POUND® 

Wendi LangfordClasses: Aqua Step, Cardio & Core

Classes: MindFlow

Classes: Yoga

Classes: Women on Weights, Govs FIT Camp

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 Things to Remember:

For your safety as well as class flow, we ask that you arrive with enough time to join the class prior to the scheduled start time. To ensure participant safety and avoid class disruption, instructors may refuse entry to late participants.

Dress Code Notes

For a more detailed description of requirements, see the University Recreation dress code.

Minor Policy

Minors are not allowed in group fitness classes without being supervised by a parent/guardian at all times and must participate in the class. All guest policies apply.

Spectators are not allowed in group fitness classes, regardless of age. This helps us ensure a safe and fun work out environment for all participants.

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 Adaptive Recreation Opportunities

Everyone should be able to participate in physical and recreation activities.  This is accomplished through modifications in traditional sports, programs, and fitness training that allow participants and athletes to train and play alongside their non-disabled peers. 

Our goal in introducing an Adaptive Recreation program is to raise awareness and provide opportunities for those of specialized populations to be physically active regardless of disability. 

Many pieces of equipment in the fitness center can be modified and used for adaptive fitness training, including:

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