The Fall 2013 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 Labor Day, September 2, Midterm Recess, October 14-15, and Thanksgiving, November 28-29.
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*Hydro-Fit is held in the Competition Pool** ZUMBA is 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
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.
Cardio Kickboxing Punch and kick to high-energy music and simple choreography that will make you forget that you are working out.
Core Power This low impact, high results class will focus
on strengthening your abdominal and lower back muscles while also giving you a total
Zumba ZUMBA!® is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music/dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Hydro-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.
Hydro-Sculpt This class incorporates low-impact cardio and
conditioning with the added benefit of resistance bands for the latest aqua
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!
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!
Hill Ride This spin class focuses on hill specific movements to challenge and strengthen your lower body and cardiovascular system.
Power 40 This low-impact indoor cycling class will have you jumping, climbing, running, and sprinting through a challenging 40-minute journey.
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.
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!
Power Pump Social This class will incorporate all the exercises from Power Pump in a more social, circuit style environment. All of the favorites such as squats, lunges, presses, and curls will be represented, so come try it out!
T.A.C. Reap the benefits of this ultimate total body workout through challenging combinations of sports drills, circuits and weight training.
*Schedule coming soon!
Video Vixens Want to learn the choreography and moves from your favorite music videos? This fun and upbeat class will teach you the dances from the music videos of Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Madonna, and more.
Glee Groove is the perfect class for all you Gleeks! Dance to the music from the hit show Glee while learning high energy jazz and musical theatre choreography.
Street Dance This class will teach you street dance styles like bboying, body isolations, popping and locking, and groove. You will leave class moon-walking better than Michael Jackson! No prior dance experience is needed.
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