GroupX Classes


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Coming soon for Fall 2017: POUND®!! 

NOTE: Not all classes are taught each semester.


Are you looking for a way to tone and define your abdominal muscles? This class is just for you. ABSolutely focuses on core strength and endurance. Utilizing stability balls, weights, bands and good old-fashioned body resistance, ABSolutely will help you improve balance and abdominal strength.

Beginner Zumba

Heard about the Zumba Party but afraid you don’t know the steps? Try the Zumba class for beginners. The steps will be taught at a slow, easy-to-follow pace. Come join the fun!!


This 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. NO dance moves. NO impact. Just free weights, a bar, a step, and lots of fun! Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast! LesMills estimates you could burn up to 600 calories per class.

Body Weight Workout

No equipment necessary! Join us for a great total body workout using just your body.

Cardio Bootcamp

Come to class ready to work! By using many exercises that mimic everyday movements and sports specific motions your cardiovascular system will be challenged in a fun and fast paced environment.

Cardio Dance & Toning

Learn the latest dance moves and sprinkle in some muscle toning for a FUN workout.

Cycle (Now Called RealRyder®)

This is an intense aerobic workout on a stationary bike, the RealRyder®. This bike moves more like a real bike, from side to side for cornering. Open to beginners up to advanced riders, of all fitness levels. Instructor-led with themed music: come join us for a high-energy workout! Bring your water bottle. If this is your first time, please come 15 minutes early so the instructor can help set the proper height for the bike.

Cycle Strength

Add some strength training to your regular cycle workout by getting off the bike and using body weight, light dumbbells and core strengthening. 50-75% of the class is cycling and 25-50% is spent on strength training.

Dance Aerobics

Are you looking for a fun, total-body workout that will increase your stamina, flexibility and strength while listening to your favorite dance mixes? This aerobics class focuses on high and low intensity dance moves, upper body, lower body and core strengthening, with a final focus on flexibility. You don't have to be a dance, just someone who wants to get an exciting and challenging workout!

Fresh Hit

The class is designed for Fresh HIT members only. A total body challenge with a different workout each week. (Fresh HIT is a program for ISU Freshmen).


Grappling is a terrific form of exercise based on wrestling-style gripping and seizing with hand-to-hand combat techniques. All levels of practitioners may participate. While the class is progressive in nature, members can join any time. Please wear athletic clothing, and groin protection is highly recommended.


This 30 minute workout is designed to be intense! HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, which means periods of intense hard work, followed by a period of rest (active rest, or complete rest), designed to push your limits and increase your cardiovascular fitness in a shorter period of time. Options will be presented for all levels of fitness, and the goal is to push your own limits, and progress at your own pace…but be prepared to sweat! 

Hip Hop

A fun way to burn calories and get toned! This mid-intensity class focuses on learning popular and fun dance moves to new, old, and upbeat music, while helping to tone your arms and legs.

Intermediate Yoga

The same yoga class you would expect, with the addition of some more advanced movements, and time to work on inversions and more challenging yoga skills. Open to any level, but especially geared toward those who want to advance their practice, while still focusing on the breathing and relaxation elements and pace, of a typical yoga class.


Have you always wondered how to use kettlebells but were afraid to try? Attend this class and learn proper technique, improve range of motion and increase strength. In just 30 minutes you will experience a challenging total body workout that saves time and burns calories.

Killer B's

Bells, Bands and Balls! Challenge yourself with this circuit style workout using kettleBells, dumbBells, resistance Bands, Body weight, Benches, bender and stability Balls. This class focuses on the total body with emphasis on core training and concludes with stretching.


A system of mat exercises originally put together by Joe Pilates. The mat series is designed to strengthen the musculature of the torso to include the waistline, lower and upper abdominals, obliques, and low back. Added benefits are increased flexibility and toning of arms, chest and legs. Emphasis is on controlled breathing and correct technique. All levels welcome. For those with disc or vertebral "issues", please consult with a physician or speak with instructor prior to starting.


Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. 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. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

Power Yoga

Boost your yoga practice with Power Yoga. Experience the powerful workout that combines more repetitions, faster pace and greater cardio benefits than other yoga classes.

RealRyder® Basics

This class will teach you the basics about riding our new RealRyder® bikes! It's also an Xpress Class, so it's only 1/2 hour long.


Change up your routine by working with our new 30' ropes. This class will have you battle-ready for life's challenges. Ropes class combines cardio endurance and strength training for a total body workout.


This class is guaranteed to get your heart rate up and burn calories. Various step movements including knee lifts, ham curls and back leg extensions are covered. Step to the beat at an intensity that works for you!

Total Body Workout

Build overall strength and endurance with this highly efficient class. In 30 minutes participants incorporate weights, bands, balls and benches for a total body strengthening class. This is designed for exercisers at all levels.


This cardio class is a mix of kickboxing and simple dance grooves set to heart pounding dance music that will have you looking forward to your next workout!


Increase flexibility, muscle endurance and relieve stress by taking part in this popular class. Bringing your own mat to class is recommended, as there are only a limited number of mats available.

Yoga for Emotional Balance (Yoga EB)

This class is specifically designed to allow us to connect our mind, body, and emotions.  As we flow through our postures, we will learn how to be aware of our body sensations, our thoughts, and our emotions through a combination of mindfulness, breath work, stretching, strength building, core building, and balancing.  We will learn how to challenge ourselves without comparison to others, and developing a new awareness with your body and spirit.  All of this will help us to form a new and healthier relationship with our body and mind.  This is an all levels, slow flow Vinyasa class with modifications offered for all bodies.

Yoga-Pilates Fusion

This class is a mix of the stretching and relaxation benefits of yoga, with the addition of the sculpting, core focused movements prominent in a typical Pilates class. These elements are combined into an hour workout that will get your body moving, help you connect with your breathing and alignment, and help strengthen your muscles.


If you're bored with the "same old thing" in your workout, then joint THIS party! This fitness craze will get your MOVING! Moves are based on Latin dance and music, including cumbia, merengue, salsa, mambo, reggaeton, flamenco, and rumba. Zumba utilizes principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps. Created by Beto Perez in his native Colombia, "zumba" is said to be Colombian slang for "fast". But you'll find a combination of fast and slow movements in this workout.
Usually available as both a FULL-LENGTH and XPress (30 min) class!!

Zumba Tone

Perfect for those who want to party, but put extra emphasis on toning and sculpting to define those muscles! The challenge of adding resistance by using light weights, helps you focus on specific muscle groups, so you (and your muscles) stay engaged! Light weights enhance a sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning target zones, including arms, core and lower body.