Interested in learning a martial arts technique that can improve physical and mental well-being? Aikido is a modern Japanese martial training that emphasizes body movement and momentum rather than punches and kicks. The course teaches blocking, rolling, locking, and throwing movements that help students learn to control the force of an opponent. It’s a great way to get fit, strengthen and tone, and learn non-violent strategies for self defense.Learn More
A dynamic workout designed to shape and tone the body is just a few steps away. Currently featuring two unique programs to get you moving: PiYo and Meet at the Barre. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. Break out of your old workout routine and try something classic with Meet at the Barre. Get a ballerina's focus and grace using strength-building barre routines set to lively music.PiYo Barre
Meditation has health benefits for everyone regardless of age, physical ability or health issues. It is not religious, anyone can do it, and everyone can learn from it and gain benefit. It is mental training for the mind that increases focus and attention, resiliency to stress, strengthens the immune system and has great benefits for those with or without health issues (i.e. depression, anxiety, hypertension, diabetes, chronic pain, etc.). People of all ages can benefit. Currently featuring Mindfulness Practices in Daily Life.Mindfulness Practices
Bring your lunch and learn some health tips. Two workshops offered fall semester. Session 1: Eating for Energy - What would you do if you had more energy? Get weekly tips to help you renew and recharge. Session 2: Weigh Less and Live More - Are you tired of yo-yo dieting? Learn why diets don't work and examine the areas in your life that may be weighing you down and hindering your progress.Learn More
Personal coaching and training is a great way to get individualized attention and address the goals YOU want to meet. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply increase strength, Personal Training is a great option. Feeling stressed and exhausted? Tried diets or exercise classes that haven't worked? Are you thriving in your relationships and career? Have you been put on a restricted diet and don't know where to begin? Personal Health Coaching offers a free consultation and a 3-month program to guide, support and educate clients to make long lasting, sustainable lifestyle changes. One on One Therapeutic Yoga empowers individuals to progress toward improved health and movement. Personal postural analysis screening and functional movement assessments are taken along with a holistic approach to customize a Yoga practice that is specific to personal needs. Programs for athletes, children, elderly people, and pregnant women are available.Learn More
Using Ripstix®, 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.Learn More
Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques through Michigan Tech’s Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program, a comprehensive course designed specifically for women ages twelve and up. It begins with a focus on awareness, prevention, and risk reduction/avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training.Learn More
Jump on your bike and spin—it’s that easy! Spin through warm-ups, sprints, climbs, cool-downs, and more, with plenty of encouragement and upbeat music. You control your bike’s resistance, so pedaling is as easy or difficult as you choose. If you love biking (or just doing high-energy, fun workouts), spinning is a great option. Currently offering Spin and Spin & Pump.
Pump up your routine with one of our group personal training experience that’s fun, motivational, and an awesome workout. Interested in a high-powered workout using kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight? Check out Metabolic Conditioning— guaranteed to push participants through a fast and effective class mix. Or get a great cardio workout learning Muay Thai training techniques including bag drills and pad work with Muay Thai Kickboxing. The perfect blend of strength and cardio, TRX Express will help you improve your cardio and build muscular endurance in just 30 minutes, combining TRX and plyometric drills to keep your heart pumping and calories burning.
Break out your racquet and get into the swing of the game! Whether you’re new to tennis or a regular player looking to improve your game, there’s a program for you. Classes focus on strategy sessions and practice drills, and learning in a group is a fun and effective way to burn calories and learn a lifetime sport that you’ll enjoy for years to come.Learn More
Stretch your way to relaxation and a healthier body and mind with yoga. We offer several classes, including All Levels/Morning Flow Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Intermediate, Restorative, and Tone & Strength Yoga. Through a variety of stretches, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques, you’ll gain flexibility, loosen joints, and train your mind and body to open and relax. Find your Zen place!
Dance, splash and step your way to a healthier lifestyle with Aqua Zumba, Zumba and Zumba Step. Latin/international music and dance moves combine to create a fun and energetic aerobic routine that offers a great cardiovascular workout and helps tone the body and increase endurance. Not a dancer? Don’t worry! There’s plenty of rhythm to guide your movements, and classes welcome dancers and non-dancers alike. The best part about Zumba is that it’s so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re working out. Aqua Zumba integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. Splash, stretch, twist and shout your way through a challenging water-based workout! Take lower body workouts and calorie burning to new heights with Zumba Step. Get a high intensity interval training workout driven by the science of Synced Music Motivation with STRONG by ZumbaTM.