Group Exercise

Fitness is more fun when you exercise with friends

Current Schedules | Private Classes | About | Know Before You Go Tutorials | Featured | Class Descriptions | Meet Director of Group Exercise Sarah Vecchio

Current Schedules

Private Classes

We offer private group exercise classes for businesses, organizations and school groups. Use our facilities for your event or we’ll bring the class to you. We offer a wide variety of class formats suitable for any/all fitness levels and can tailor the event to your group’s needs. To book your private class today, please contact Sarah Vecchio.


About

Body Zone’s group exercise program, included with membership, offers nationally renowned formats like Zumba, POUND and Les Mills BODYFLOW, BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT, CXWORX, BODYSTEP and BODYATTACK. There are currently more than 20 different class formats offered more than 120 times a week. Classes start as early as 5:40 AM and run throughout the day as late as 6:30 PM.

Our studio cycling classes are very popular, with several unique classes developed by our inspiring team of instructors. Our new Bike Reservation System is mandatory for all cycling class participants and guarantees a bike for you when you obtain a reservation card at the 2nd floor wellness desk. We offer one reservation card per person up to two hours before a class commences.

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Member Referral Program
Share the Zone with your friends and get a free month and more when they join. Details


Know Before You Go Group Fitness Tutorials

Become more comfortable and knowledgeable about group exercise as a Body Zone fitness option for you by attending these short but very informational sessions on our most popular classes.  Tutorials will focus on different classes every month.  Get all your questions answered too!

“Know Before You Go” Studio Cycling
Fridays through March 3, 2017
12:00 – 12:15 PM
Location:  Cycling Studio
By:  BZ Trainer and GroupX Instructor Emily Gordon
What you’ll learn:
How to properly set up a bike
Proper form to ensure the best ride and help you get the most from a Studio Cycling class
A quick glimpse at the format of a typical Studio Cycling class

“Know Before You Go” BODYPUMP
Mondays through Feb. 27, 2017
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:  Studio 1
By: BZ Director of Group Exercise Sarah Vecchio
What you’ll learn:
How to set up weights for BODYPUMP
Proper form for basic BODYPUMP moves to ensure your safety and maximize results
A quick glimpse at a typical BODYPUMP class

Let us know you’re coming!
Sign up on clipboards located at 2nd floor Wellness Desk or contact Sarah Vecchio


H.I.T. BAG TRAINING

H.I.T. Bag TrainingThis is bag training at its finest! Come prepared to sweat and train MMA style as you kick and box on our heavy bags. You will be switching on and off the bags, incorporating core and cardio training in an interval style format. All levels are welcome but be prepared to be pushed to your limit! Must have your own boxing mitts to take this class. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Dates/Times: Sundays / 8:00 – 9:00 AM
Location: Agility Room on Body Zone’s 2nd floor
Instructor: Dan Plummer BZ GroupX instructor, BODYCOMBAT and BODYATTACK certified and black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Fee: $6 introductory fee per class payable at Guest Services
$48 punch card for eight sessions – Buy Here

Class Descriptions

BODYCOMBATBODYCOMBAT™
Explosively popular in clubs around the world, this class combines kicks, jabs and strikes from a range of self-defense disciplines like karate, boxing and Tae Kwon Do. Try the ultimate martial arts workout … BODYCOMBAT™

BODYSTEPBODYSTEP
The energizing step workout that makes you feel energized and alive. Using a height adjustable step and simple movements on, over and around the step you get motivation from sing-a-long music and approachable instructors. Cardio blocks push fat burning systems into high gear followed by muscle conditioning tracks that shape and tone your body.

Step Works
Utilizing a step to be adjusted at any height to meet the needs of the participants. 60 minutes of continuous cardio and step choreography fun!

Step Fusion
Utilizing a step to be adjusted at any height to meet the needs of the participants. Expect more athletic type movements and conditioning drills to push your cardiovascular fitness to the next level.

Studio Cycling
(MEMBERS MUST PICK UP A NUMBER AT THE WELLNESS DESK TO RESERVE A BIKE)
This ‘freestyle’ cycling class is the instructor’s choice of music and motivation. Each class normally incorporates climbs and free spins to make the ride a super calorie burner and an extreme cardio workout. Be sure to mention if it is your first time taking an indoor cycling class so the instructor can help you set up your bike for proper alignment and give you some riding tips.

ZumbaZumba®
55 minutes. A latin-inspired, dance-fitness craze that incorporates international music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exhilarating, and effective fitness system. This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using an aerobics/fitness approach.

MUSCLE CONDITIONING

BODYPUMPBODYPUMP™
60 minutes. BODYPUMP™ is a revolutionary weight training workout in a group fitness setting that uses barbells with adjustable weights. Set to motivating music, BODYPUMP™ is a simple, athletic based workout that strengthens, tones and defines every major muscle in the body. Ideal for the beginner through the experienced exerciser as you are in charge of how much weight you put on the bar.

Corepole
Working as a group, exercises progress from single to multi-muscle movements using simple choreography executed on a unique fitness tool called the Corepole. Emphasis will be placed on form, technique and core awareness. Gains in strength are made utilizing the Corepole resistance bands.

CXWORXCXWORX
CXWORX™ really hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body. It’s ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strength and assisting in injury prevention. It’ll help you run faster … play harder … stand stronger! Your workout consists of exercises that both isolate (like crunches and leg extensions) and integrate (like standing balance and hovers) the various muscle groups. It challenges you and you really feel the benefits. (30 minutes)

MIND & BODY

BODYFLOWBODYFLOW™
BODYFLOW™ is the revolution in mind-body training that is changing the way people feel about their bodies. This class is a dynamic exercise-to-music program that leaves members feeling relaxed and renewed. BODYFLOW™ combines the best of eastern disciplines, like yoga and tai chi, with popular new methods like Pilates.

Tai Chi/Qigong
This class merges Tai Chi and Qigong–with the goal of improving mind/body health. Physical benefits include improved posture, balance, coordination, endurance, and flexibility. Mental benefits include reduced stress and improved awareness and mental clarity. Continuous gentle movements combined with breathing create meditation in motion. This class is appropriate for anyone who wants to experience the benefits of tai chi and qigong, from athletes to older adults, but can be modified for those with movement limitations, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and autoimmune conditions. Generally performed all standing, but participants can do the class seated if needed.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
This is a moderately paced class with emphasis on good alignment and conscious movement with the breath. Build strength and muscular endurance in addition to flexibility, balance, and focus. Prior experience with yoga recommended.

Yoga Basics
Individual instructors will adapt this class to challenge your personal yoga level.

COMBINATION CLASSES

BODYATTACKBODYATTACK
BODYATTACK™ is a sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength, endurance, coordination and heart and lung fitness. It’s a high-energy interval training class that combines high and low impact aerobic moves with body weight exercises (push-ups, planks, crunches, squats, lunges and more) and power and agility moves.

Bootcamp
It’s the ultimate circuit workout delivering interval cardio and muscle conditioning drills. Expect the unexpected with lots of variety and fun in this 45-minute class.

BOSU Bootcamp
60 minutes. Part cardio and part toning, this interval styled class provides a comprehensive, total body workout, while incorporating the BOSU ball.

Circuit Training
45 minutes of a total body workout, incorporating cardio and strength. You will use a BOSU Ball and other fun fitness props to push your fitness to the limit.

Cycle, Core & More
Class consists of 30 minutes of hard “core” cycling followed by strength and conditioning with extra focus on core training in Studio 1.

High Intensity Training
Come ready to sweat and be ready for a challenge! This class will be a series of intense timed circuits to increase your strength and cardio endurance. If you’re looking to improve your fitness level, this class is for you.

POUNDPOUND®
Rock your way to fitness with POUND®, a drumming-based cardio class that promises a high energy and super effective workout and jam session to your favorite tunes. Burn calories as you bang out close to 15,000 repetitions with neon green and light weighted drumsticks called Ripstix®. POUND® boasts science-backed benefits too. Drumming in rhythm helps lower stress and improve cognitive skills like focus and decision-making. All fitness levels are welcome.


Meet Sarah Vecchio

Sarah Vecchio

Sarah Vecchio

Body Zone’s Director of Group Exercise

Sarah received a BS in Kinesiology from Penn State University where she instructed group fitness classes. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, Les Mill’s certifications in BODYSTEP, BODYATTACK, BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT and CXWORX and is also Barre Above certified.

 

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