The Spring 2014 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, Power 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. There will be no classes on MLK Jr. Day (January 20), Spring Break (March 3-7), or Midterm Recess (April 3-4).
For more information on each instructor, feel free to click on their name.
*Hydro-Fit is held in the Competition Pool** ZUMBA® on Thursday will be held in MPR2
How to Participate
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
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.
Endurance Ride This high-powered workout starts your week off right with cardio challenges, hills, endurance drills, and sprints set to a mix of indie rock, oldies, hip hop, and international melodies. Take your Monday mornings to the next level with 50-55 minutes on the bike and a blissful post-workout stretching session for all major muscle groups.
Hydro Fitness Dive into this low-impact cardio and conditioning class that incorporates the latest aqua based exercises into a joint friendly, high energy, water workout.
OULA™- is an easy-to-follow, high cardio, dance class for
people of all fitness levels. It is a motivating hour of high-energy exercise
to great music where participants are free to let it all out through movement
and music. OULA™ is more than just a fitness
class, it is an experience! This class is dance-mania for the soul!
Power 40 Spin This low-impact indoor cycling class will have you jumping, climbing, running, and sprinting through a challenging 40-minute journey.
Speed & Interval Ride This spin class includes a variety of intervals to get your heart rate up, including jumps, standing and seated runs, sprints, and more!
Urban Kick Punch and kick to high-energy music and simple choreography that will make you forget that you are working out.
ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music/dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Abs Express Improve your core strength, balance and posture with this focused workout of abdominal and lower back exercises.
Power 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.
Please help us reduce your risk of injury and create an enjoyable exercise experience for all participants by following these guidelines:
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