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GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Free for full-time DU students & Coors Fitness Center members

Join our enthusiastic certified instructors for one of our more than 40 weekly group fitness classes. Held in our fitness or cycling studios, our classes will enrich your workout and help you achieve your fitness goals.

All classes are free for full-time DU students and Coors Fitness Center members.

Quarterly Class Schedule

Fall Schedule: September 10 – November 18

Winter Interterm Schedule: November 19 – January 6

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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15nov7:00 am8:00 amHIIT7:00 am - 8:00 am Studio A&BInstructor:Jake Renaud

15nov9:00 am10:00 amCycling9:00 am - 10:00 am Studio CInstructor:Eric Short

15nov12:00 pm1:00 pmVinyasa Yoga12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Studio A&BInstructor:Natasha Vukicevic

15nov5:15 pm6:15 pmYoga Sculpt5:15 pm - 6:15 pm Studio A&BInstructor:Colleen Reilly

15nov6:00 pm7:00 pmCycle & Strength6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Studio CInstructor:Mike Sickinger

15nov6:30 pm7:30 pmOula6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Studio A&BInstructor:Erin Schoepke

Our Classes

Cycling Classes

We offer classes for everyone from beginners to competitive riders. Our cycling classes are challenging, fun and one of the best ways to burn calories and improve cardiovascular fitness.

 

General Cycling

For those individuals looking for a killer cardio and strength workout, cycling is for you! Participants will cycle on a stationary bike to music while the instructor takes each person through all types of training including intervals, jumps, runs, sprints and climbs. Classes are open to all fitness levels.

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Instructor: Dave Stevens

Mondays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Eric Short

Mondays from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Audrey Moreno (with Nicole Durie beginning November 19)

Tuesdays from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Tim Buese

Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m. (ending November 14)
Instructor: Audrey Moreno

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Colleen Reilly

Thursdays from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Eric Short

Fridays from 6:00-7:00 a.m. (ending November 16)
Instructor: TBA

Fridays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Eric Short

Saturdays from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Nicole Durie or Carisa Scott (with Eric Short beginning November 24)

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Cycling Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Test

We have new spin bikes with new power monitors! The Functional Threshold Power (FTP) test helps measure your fitness and establish your five colored training zones. Once your FTP is determined, you are assigned the five zones to accurately coach your effort for the best customized results in any and all cycle classes we offer. Learn how to determine your color zones for the most challenging ride every time!

When can I take this class?

Sunday, November 18, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Sickinger

Wednesday, December 5, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Sickinger

Tuesday, December 11, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Sickinger

Thursday, January 10, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Sickinger

Cycle & Strength

This challenging class combines cycling and strength training into a one-hour class. Classes start with a warm up and are followed by 30 minutes of simulated cycling terrain (rolling hills, flays and mountain peaks). Instructors will teach various positions and alignment to bring focus on core strengthening and isolation of muscle groups. After five minutes of cool down and light stretching, the remaining 10 minutes feature circuit training.

When can I take this class?

Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (ending November 15)
Instructor: Mike Sickinger

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Yoga & Pilates Classes

Yoga helps harmonize your mind, body and spirit. Our various yoga classes emphasize strength, focus, flexibility, emotional stability and clarity of mind.

Our pilates classes are designed to improve flexibility, build strength and develop control and endurance for the entire body.

 

General/Mat Pilates

Pilates is a systematic practice of specific exercises coupled with focused breathing patterns that strengthens and lengthens muscles of the body with the primary focus being the muscles of the core and lower back. Our Pilates classes are designed around the students attending that particular day and can consist of a Mat Pilates or more traditional Pilates.

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. (ending November 13)
Instructor: Kim Merkel

Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Instructor: Ozlem Akdogan

Hatha Yoga

This class is for participants who prefer a slower, more meditative and restorative practice. Hatha yoga includes all the physical styles of yoga. It is a branch of the yoga tree, not a style. This class will introduce you to various breathing exercises and postures that begin to open the body.

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Shannon Harman

Power Yoga

This class is designed for participants who have been practicing yoga for some time and are familiar with a number of different poses and the terminology. Terminology includes: Downward Dog, Pigeon, Crow, Ujjayi, Bow, Plough, Bridge, Mountain, Triangle and Upward Facing Dog. We strongly encourage you to not attend this class if you are new to yoga.

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 7:00-8:15 a.m. (beginning November 19)
Instructor: Natasha Vukicevic

Mondays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Brianna Johnson

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa means “breath-synchronized movement,” and Vinyasa yoga is a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling. In this class, you will move through your breath in a number of challenging power poses that will leave your body and mind feeling re-energized.

When can I take this class?

Sundays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Erin Coyne

Mondays from 7:00-8:15 a.m. (becomes Power Yoga beginning November 19)
Instructor: Natasha Vukicevic

Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Beverly Karns

Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Natasha Vukicevic

Fridays from 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Instructor: Kara Traikoff

Saturdays from 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Instructor: Danielle Hoguet

Intermediate Vinyasa Yoga

Have you practiced vinyasa yoga before? Are you looking for a challenge to help you advance your skills? This class will feature more advanced progressions and movements.

When can I take this class?

Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Instructor: Brianna Johnson

Yogalates

This fusion of yoga and pilates will wake up your spine, ignite your core, improve your flexibility and strengthen your muscles. It’s a great class for all experience levels.

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. (ending November 12)
Instructor: Erin Coyne

Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. (ending November 14)
Instructor: Erin Coyne

Yoga Sculpt

Weight lifting meets yoga! Combining free weights and cardio with power yoga, this class helps you build strength, tone and lean out muscles, increase your cardio endurance and boost your metabolism. Set to upbeat music, intensify your power yoga practice with the addition of free weights and strength training exercises like lunges, bicep curls, pushups, squats and core with short cardio bursts. Bring plenty of water, a towel and your yoga mat. Weights are be provided.

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ending November 13)
Instructor: Danielle Reisman

Thursdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Colleen Reilly

Dance (Fitness) Classes

Take the work out of workout with these high-energy classes that combine dance and aerobic movements with energizing music in a fun atmosphere. Get a total body workout combining all elements of fitness: cardio, conditioning, balance and flexibility.

 

Hip Hop

Learn one routine step by step with this fun calorie burner that will make you feel like part of a dance crew! No dance experience is required.

When can I take this class?

Friday, November 30, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Gwenda Hansen

Thursday, December 20, from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Gwenda Hansen

Oula

Oula is a high-energy, easy to learn, calorie burning, crazy-fun dance workout to Top 40 hits. Classes are one epic hour of sweat, joy and total inspiration!

When can I take this class?

Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (beginning November 29: 6:00-7:00 p.m.)
Instructor: Erin Schoepke

Sundays from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Erin Schoepke

Zumba

This workout is disguised as a dance party! The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, meringue, mambo, martial arts, Bollywood and belly dancing to get your heart pumping!

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mara Waldruff

Cardio & Strength Classes

Get your blood pumping, muscles burning and put a smile on your face! Our classes focus on the entire body and with cardio workouts, strength workouts or a mixture of both.

 

Ab Blast

Join us for a fast, core-crushing workout designed to tone, build and strengthen your abdominal muscles.

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 4:45-5:15 p.m.
Instructor: Molly Harris

Barre Boot Camp

This class uses an interval style format and combines strength, flexibility and mobility exercises inspired by both ballet and traditional strength building. This class is a fun and dynamic way to change up your strength days by adding in mobility-based strength training to help your joints. While the barre will occasionally be used, this class is more about gaining the strength, flexibility and mobility of a ballet dancer than doing ballet or traditional barre exercises.

When can I take this class?

Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. (ending November 14)
Instructor: Olivia Wolfe

Barre Sculpt

Build long and lean muscle with ballet inspired movements. This workout combines ballet, pilates, weight training, yoga and isometrics to sculpt your entire body.

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ending November 13)
Instructor: Kim Merkel

Bench Blast

Don’t have the time to do both cardiovascular exercise and resistance training? This class is for you. This class combines the classic step class with weights. You will leave the class feeling great because you got both your weights and cardio done in 60 minutes.

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Instructor: Erin Coyne

Fridays from 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Instructor: Erin Coyne

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

High intensity interval training (HIIT) involves short very high-intesity intervals paired with slower intervals to recover. If you are looking to improve performance and participate in a great cardio workout, this class is for you!

When can I take this class?

Mondays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Danielle Bahr (with Jenna Wampler beginning November 19)

Tuesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. (beginning November 20)
Instructor: Molly Harris

Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Molly Harris

Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 a.m. (ending November 15)
Instructor: Jake Renaud

Saturdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Instructor: Jake Renaud or Molly Harris (with James Hedgis beginning November 24)

Power Hour

Pick up the bar, and get to work! Power Hour targets all your major muscles groups using compound exercises with one of the most effective pieces of equipment: the barbell. This ultimate strength class focuses on burning fat, gaining muscle and getting you into shape fast!

When can I take this class?

Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Instructor: Jake Renaud

Tuesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. (ending November 13)
Instructor: Molly Harris

Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jill Barghelame (with Olivia Wolfe beginning November 21)

Turbo Kick

This fat-blasting, ab-defining workout combines kickboxing, body weight exercises and heart-pounding dance music to improve overall strength and cardiovascular endurance.

When can I take this class?

Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jordan Lidstrom

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