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Fitness Classes

Exercise Class Schedule 22nd June - 12th September

Cost:

Members:

  • Yoga, Pilates, Kettlebell, Rip 60, Ballet Scupt, Tai Chi €5.50
  • All other classes €4.50
  • All 30 minute classes €2.50

Non Members:

  • Yoga, Pilates €10
  • All other classes €8
  • All 30 minute classes €4.50

Please note you must book classes in advance and bring ID. Book at reception 01 8961812

New to the timetable
Ballet Sculpt

This amazing leg, hips and stomach shaping and calorie burning class blends techniques from dance with safe, low-impact moves and is specifically designed for the non-dancer. It's like vertical Pilates. It will train the abdominals to act as a "corset" to tighten and flatten your belly, while strengthening the core. But unlike Pilates, the class is on your feet and moving and feels like a fitness class. Be prepared for a lot of leg work and sweat! With easy-to-follow, dynamic moves, BalletSculpt leaves you feeling like a dancer strong through the core with sculpted flowing limbs, slim hips and a lifted derriere.

H.I.I.T Training
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise. These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, improved glucose metabolism, and improved fat burning.

Class Descriptions

Boot Camp
A fitness boot camp is a type of group exercise class that mixes traditional callisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training. They are designed in a way that pushes the participants harder than they'd push themselves and, in that way, will give you a fantastic total body workout.
Kettlebell
Using a century old technique developed in Russia, a typical kettlebell routine builds functional muscular strength by mimicking movements in your everyday life .A single routine will use all ranges of motions so joints and muscles are strengthened from all angles.
Box Fit
Enjoy sparring with a partner using pads and shadowboxing which involves repetitions of boxing moves as the basis for a high energy workout.  The emphasis is on knocking your body into shape, not knocking anyone out!!
Core Strength
New and improved, this class will see you through a series of core exercises involving the use of fitballs, foam rollers, pilates and RIP 60. Fantastic, fun and more effective than ever.
Rise and Shine Yoga
 There's nothing like getting up early and doing something good for body, mind and soul. This early morning yoga class includes a flowing yoga sequence with meditation to energise, de-stress and set you up for the day ahead.
Relaxation Class
Why not treat yourself by enjoying a 30min relaxation class in the sports centre. You will be guided through deep breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and meditations that will leave you feeling clam, relaxed and ready for the rest of your day. All are welcome.
Aurora Cycle
Improve your fitness and boost your energy levels with this early morning cycling class. A way to start your day!
Step & Pump
Combines a high energy aerobic workout where you will step to the beat through fun but challenging choreography, with a barbell toning workout added.
Pilates
Body toning with a difference! Uses controlled movements and breathing to pace the body through a series of specific local muscular endurance exercises. Beginners class available on Wednesdays.
Power Pump
Power Pump is an amazing way to train. This pre-choreographed barbell class set to music will tone and ‘pump’ your whole body.
Studio Cycling
Enjoy a journey over long and winding hills, steady flats and steeper inclines to push you to improve your aerobic fitness and muscular endurance.
Yoga
Focuses on physical postures, flexibility, breathing exercises and meditation.  We have two different styles of yoga; refer to notice boards and/or website for further details.  Both Paula and Sinead have many years experience as yoga teachers.
Rip 60
RIP 60/Suspension Training offers everything other suspension training does – it adds in rotation which offers even greater results and keeps the RIP60/Suspension Training classes exciting and fun.

Shadow Yoga is a hatha yoga style developed by Shandor Remete which incorporates all the traditional aspects of Hatha Yoga, including asana, bandha, pranayama, mudra, and meditation. A unique aspect of Shadow Yoga is its prelude forms. These dynamic routines, which incorporate elements of martial arts and Indian classical dance, prepare the body for general asana practice, and it is these forms which are learned in the general classes. The classes are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced practitioners.

 

Class Levels
Green: Beginners - aimed at people who have never attended this type of class before.  A lot of focus will be placed on technique and building your confidence and fitness before you move onto a more advanced level.  At least five sessions are recommended but if you have any queries or require further advice please speak with one of our instructors who will be more than happy to help.
Orange: Mixed Levels - aimed at people who have some previous class experience and are quite familiar with the techniques involved.  Exercise modifications and progressions will be available to suit the mix of abilities.  If you require further advice or tuition please speak with one of our instructors who will be happy to arrange this for you.


Last updated 18 June 2015 sport@tcd.ie.