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Fitness Class Descriptions

Click on each class for the class description you are looking for- the list of classes is alphabetized & should mirror the class names on the class schedule for the quarter.

 

The class combines attributes of Pilates, dance, and functional fitness training. In this full body workout, we integrate small isolated movement to fatigue the muscles, large range of motion to elevate the heart rate, and sequencing that incorporate upper and lower body to make every minute count. This results in total body workout that leaves you mentally strong and feeling accomplished.

Backed by high energy music, the Cardio Athletic Kickboxing workout incorporates kicks, punches, elbows and knees, and combinations used in martial arts and boxing together with effective athletic drills. Perfect cueing and instruction allow beginners as well as more advanced exercisers to follow the challenging combinations, burn fat, release stress, & have fun!

This class is a fusion of body sculpting with weights and resistance, plus sports conditioning intervals to develop core, cardio, and strength. This is a fun and easy to follow calorie and fat burning total body workout that will challenge all fitness levels.

Head out on a journey without leaving the Spin room! We’ll tackle fast flats, steady hills, jumps and sprints to create an awesome high energy interval workout to fresh playlists of various genres. These classes are designed to not only torch calories, but provide you with the optimum in both endurance and strength building.  Whether you’re a serious cyclist or just love the calorie burn of Spinning, this is the class for you! Riders of all skill levels are welcome in every class! Every ride is your ride, you control the intensity of your workout and set your own intention. Remember your water bottles and your towels. Our cycling bikes can accommodate regular workout shoes or cycling shoes (with Shimano (R) SPD cleats). This class ranges from 45 to 60 minutes of cycling and includes an off-the-bike stretching period.  



In this class, alignment informed postures are linked together with breath to create an intelligent, slower, flowing sequence. This class places an emphasis on safety of form, offers variations for postures, and promotes greater strength and flexibility. We'll also explore a variety of mindfulness techniques to end the day feeling restored. Ideal for beginners and intermediate students.

If you know the foundational poses of yoga and ready to level up your practice? Then this class is for you! We will play with new, more challenging poses in sequences that build off of the basic vinyasa flow. Through linking breath to movement, we will sweat the stress away!

This will be a fun, fast paced, cardio and strength workout.  The first 30 minutes will be a Cardio Kickboxing workout incorporating kicks, punches, elbows and knees, drills from mixed martial arts, and agility sport training.  The second half of the class will be body sculpting with weights, and sports conditioning intervals for total body strength and core development.

BODYPUMP® is the original barbell class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. The key to BODYPUMP® is THE REP EFFECT™, a breakthrough in fitness training, focusing on high repetition movements with low weight loads. This will help you achieve strength and introduce lean body muscle conditioning without creating bulk. With the latest chart topping music, highly trained instructors and your choice of weight, get the results you are looking for - and fast!

CXWORX™ is a short, sharp, intense, hugely effective 30-minute workout. It was designed by the LES MILLS™ team with a carefully structured and scientific approach to ensure this unforgiving workout tightens and tones your body, improves your core strength and aids injury prevention.

LES MILLS GRIT ATHLETIC Strength is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups.

Join Hope for a rotation of World of Dance U-Jam & Pound classes every Friday. Cone out and get your sweat on before the weekend. See World of Dance U-Jam and Pound class descriptions for more details on those classes.

Pound is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using  Ripsticks®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND®  transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin' out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

 

Come to this class as you are and you will leave how you want to be. In this class, you will explore typical yoga poses and movement with aspects of strength-training and pilates. You will find the edges in your unique practice and build lean muscle while boosting your metabolism. Not only will you leave this class feeling energized and stronger, but you will leave feeling more connected to yourself and ready to face your day!

This is a fun and fast paced total body workout for all levels from beginner to advanced. Stations in the circuit class combine scultping for upper and lower body using resistance like hand weights, gliders, medicine balls, body bars and your own body weight, with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, and improve your endurance. There will also be a lot of great core conditioning to sculpt those abs. 

Vinyasa flow yoga synchronizes breath with movement as postures flow from one to another. Students learn and deepen their poses through a process of breaking postures into steps and with repetition. Class will include sun salutations, standing poses, backbends, forward bends and twists, guiding you toward an apex pose, ending with savasana. Classes are designed to challenge you in a fun and safe environment.

This is an all levels class for participants looking to deepen their understanding of the fundamentals of yoga including breath, proper alignment, and mindfulness practices. This class is useful for those trying to develop strength, work around injuries, and develop self-awareness. In this class we'll dive into the alignment and mechanics of basic standing, seated, twisting, and balancing postures. Great for anyone new to yoga and for those who've practiced for some time but are looking to refine their practice.

 

Join us for an invigorating vinyasa flow with an emphasis on strengthening your whole body. We will incorporate exercises to engage all your muscles and leave you feeling strong! This class is designed for all levels, so come one and come all!

 

Is an athletic hip-hop dance Fitness workout that combines easy to learn steps and high energy music for a workout that will get your heart rate up, your body moving, and make you work up a sweat in no time. All while having fun.

 

This class is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness—cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. In this class you will be motivated by Latin and international music with dance moves. You will alternate between fast and slow rhythms to get your full body workout.