Specialty Classes

Upgrade your personal well-being with specialty classes! Specialty classes start with building fundamental knowledge and then progress from there over the course of the class.

These classes require pre-registration. Classes, pricing, and registration information can be found below. Feel free to email us at healthy@rice.edu with any questions or comments.

Qigong Series (Feb. 27, 2023 - Apr. 5, 2023)

Feel healthier, optimize your energy and reduce the stress in your life! 

The ancient art of qigong can be practiced by any body at any age, and includes mindful, flowing movement, breath work and simple meditations to stimulate physical, mental and spiritual growth. In this introductory specialty series, you can expect to master fundamental postures and movements and deepen understanding of subtle energy flow.

Space is limited, register today!
Registration link: Qigong Series - Registration

Date: Feb. 27 - Apr. 5 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
Time: 11 AM - 12 PM
Location: Mind/Body and Recovery Studio
Pricing: Rice Recreation Members: $100; Non-Members: $120 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • Participants who withdraw 7 or more days prior from the start of class may receive a full refund, minus a $10 administration fee. Late refund requests will not be granted. In the event that the Qigong Series cannot run as planned, full refunds will be issued to all participants.

For questions about the program, please contact Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness Programs, Dr. Anatolia Vick-Kregel, av82@rice.edu.


Busy Bodies (Feb. 28, 2023 - Apr. 13, 2023)

Interested in maintaining a strong, mobile body as you age? Want to live an active, pain free life? This spring, enroll in Busy Bodies, and fight back against the natural decline in strength and flexibility that comes with aging! Busy Bodies is our brand new, slow paced, functional movement specialty class. It’s designed to help you improve balance, strength, and mobility, so you can lead the life you want! 

Led by expert fitness professionals, each class in this series includes gentle assisted stretching and strength training to target core and stabilizer muscles. Busy Bodies is open to individuals of all fitness levels and activity backgrounds. 

Spots are limited! Register today! 
Registration link: Busy Bodies - Registration

Date: Feb. 28 - Apr. 13 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
Time: 10 AM - 11 AM
Location: MPR 1
Pricing: Rice Recreation Members: $100; Non-Members: $120 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • Participants who withdraw 7 or more days prior from the start of class may receive a full refund, minus a $10 administration fee. Late refund requests will not be granted. In the event that the Busy Bodies Program cannot run as planned, full refunds will be issued to all participants.

For questions about the program, please contact Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness Programs, Dr. Anatolia Vick-Kregel, av82@rice.edu.