The Summer 2015 S.W.E.A.T schedule features a variety of dance and fitness classes that are INCLUDED with your membership. Choose from classes such as Zumba, Owl Pump, Spinning, and much more. Scroll down to view the S.W.E.A.T. schedule, learn how to participate in S.W.E.A.T and read the class descriptions to get an idea of what each class has to offer. Try a variety of classes that are gonna make you S.W.E.A.T!
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All S.W.E.A.T. classes will be held in MPR1 unless otherwise noted. Schedule runs May 26-August 7, 2015. Schedule is subject to change at any time.
*Aqua-Fit is held in the Competition Pool** ZUMBA®/Turbokick on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings will be held in MPR2
S.W.E.A.T. CLASS FAQ'S:
After swiping through the access gates in the Recreation Center or purchasing a guest pass, present your Rice identification card or receipt to the facility operations desk to request a laminated pass specific to the class format you will attend. You may pick up a pass for yourself ONLY.
• Class passes are limited for each format and are available 15 minutes prior to the start of each class. Passes are given on a first come, first serve basis. Please note: During peak times some classes fill quickly.
• Please wait for the instructor or facility staff to admit you into the studio.
• Passes will be collected by the instructor upon entry into the studio and serve as a participant’s ticket into class. Participants without passes will not be admitted into the class.* You must be a current Rice Recreation Center member or purchase a guest pass to attend S.W.E.A.T classes. Refer to the schedule for scheduled class cancellations due to holidays.*Classes are subject to change at any time. Subscribe to the Get-Fit list serve to receive the latest updates.
S.W.E.A.T Class Formats and Descriptions
Aqua-Fit Dive into this low-impact cardio and conditioning class that incorporates the latest aqua based exercises into a joint friendly, high energy, water workout.
Butts & Guts Improve your core strength, balance and posture with this focused workout of abdominal and lower back exercises.
Core Power This low impact, high results class will focus
on strengthening your abdominal and lower back muscles while also giving you a total
C.S.I. (Cardio Strength Intervals) Alternate between intervals of cardiovascular training and strength exercises with balls, bands, and weight to define and shape your body.
Kickboxing Combines both martial arts and boxing techniques in a fast-paced, high-energy aerobic format. Speed, agility, coordination, power and strength improve with each session.
Owl Pump This strength and conditioning class works all major muscle groups. Exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls will strengthen and tone your entire body faster than your average weight-room routine!
T.A.C. Reap the benefits of this ultimate total body workout through challenging combinations of sports drills, circuits and weight training.
Spinning A 45-minute indoor stationary cycling class that combines basic cycling movements with motivational coaching, breathing awareness, and heart rate training. This non-impact, individually paced, cardio class will definitely move you! This class may involve any of the following: interval training, hill rides, sprinting, and endurance rides.
Spin & Sculpt This indoor cycling and total body conditioning
class will have you jumping, climbing, running and sprinting through a
challenging journey. Finish class with a total body strength workout using a
variety of equipment to leave you energized and feeling stronger!
Street Dance This class will teach you street dance styles like b-boying, body isolations, popping and locking, and groove. You will leave class moon-walking better than Michael Jackson! No prior dance experience is needed.
Turbo kick is a mix of kickboxing and hip hop dance moves that gets your heart pumping!
Wild Card Who knows what you'll get with every workout! Each class may include kickboxing, step, strength, and core work. This class will keep your body guessing and your workouts exciting!
ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music/dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
ZUMBA Step® Those who are looking to feel the burn, baby! We combine the awesome toning and strengthening power of Step aerobics, with the fun fitness-party that only Zumba® brings to the dance-floor.
ZUMBA Gold® This class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography. Perfect for beginners and/or older adults, Zumba Gold® dance fitness classes teach participants how to break down exciting salsa, merengue, flamenco and cumbia moves. Instructors use extra verbal cues and explanations to introduce easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography.
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