Fitness Class Descriptions

All fitness levels are welcome in our classes; modifications can be made for all exercises.

 

 

Aqua Fit

Aqua Fit helps condition and tone your heart, body, mind and spirit with fun and fluid exercises that target muscles for endurance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and balance. This class uses water resistance techniques and a variety of equipment, both in deep and shallow water to allow participants to get a rejuvenating, invigorating and effective workout. Swimming skills are not necessary.

Yoga in ASL

This class will teach poses in a vinyasa (sequence of poses moving with breath) for those looking to learn the yogic flow and do stretching & strengthening exercises.  Class is suitable for all yoga skill levels including beginners who can transition from floor to standing without the aid of chairs. The class will be taught in American Sign Language, and faculty/staff with basic sign language skills are welcome.  Expect an energizing practice midday allowing for a quick clean up back to work!  Please bring your own mat or a towel to use.

Pilates

Pilates is a low impact class designed to improve joint strength, balance, posture, coordination and core stability.  Participants are coached through the day-to-day application of learned movements.

Indoor Cycling

Better Me Indoor Cycling instructors guide participants through various workout phases within each class in order to improve physical conditioning on a specialized stationary bike. Phases include warmup, steady-paced cycling, sprints, climbs, cool down and more!

We are using brand new bikes in our cycling classes.  Come check them out!

Cycle and Sculpt

Spin & Sculpt combines training components from the circuit class and the spinning class. Participants will be coached through a series of strength and core exercises off the bike together with endurance and fat loss intervals on the bike!

We are using brand new bikes in our cycling classes.  Come check them out!

Yoga

Yoga is a low impact class designed to improve posture, strength, flexibility and balance.  Participants are coached through proper technique for safety and effectiveness.

Barre Fitness

Barre Fitness is a hybrid workout class, combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and strength training.  This class also focuses on high reps of small range movements

Zumba

Zumba is a dance-based cardio class that targets fat loss and lean muscle toning in the upper body, lower body and core.  Zumba is a high energy, rhythmic workout that offers a fun, party-like atmosphere.

Kettlebell Class

Better Me Kettlebell class utilizes the uniquely designed kettlebell to improve strength, flexibility, balance and cardiovascular capacity while emphasizing technique and safety.

Mobility and Movement

Do you suffer from tendonitis, tight muscles, back, neck, and shoulder pain? This no impact, low intensity class utilizes various tools and techniques to help you feel your best! Self-Myofascial Release (Foam rolling), Dynamic Stretching, Static Stretching, and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching (PNF Stretching) are the scientifically proven methods which will be utilized heavily in this restorative class.

HIIT

Better me HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, takes participants through a full body workout that alternates between short, high intensity sets, followed by short recovery sets.

Boot Camp

Better Me Boot Camp mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training.  Our instructors will incorporate various workout modes and equipment to ensure safe and effective fitness improvement.  

Total Body Conditioning

Improve your overall health with equal parts cardio, strength and flexibility to ensure a full body workout.  This versatile format will keep you engaged, energized and feeling strong!

Strength for Performance / Cardio for Performance

Strength for Performance and Cardio for Performance blend science-based training techniques and popular training modes to emphasize performance-related fitness components (power, agility, balance, speed) while maintaining and improveing health-related fitness components (muscle strength, muscle endurance, cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility and body composition).  This class is available to all levels.  

Stability & Balance

This low impact class focuses on foundational fitness components related to better exercise performance and completion of daily physical tasks.  Stability and balance training contribute to improved joint health, greater force output and efficient performance of daily movement.  Through a variety of low intensity workout modes, you will perform movements for core strength, core endurance, postural correction and coordinated balance.

Dance HIIT

A combination of cardio and strength training choreographed to popular music, this 45 minute sweat session will work your body from head to toe! The use of hand weights (3-8lbs) and a yoga mat for floor exercises are encouraged but optional, and all moves can be modified for various levels of difficulty. No dance experience necessary!

Pop Strength

40 minutes of strength training set to Top 40 hits. The class will target arms and upper torso, abs, and glutes to strengthen and tone muscles. The use of hand weights and a yoga mat are encouraged but not required. All moves can be modified based on individual needs.

Participation in Better Me fitness and wellness programs is voluntary and participants assume all risks, known and unknown, inherent to exercise and workout programs and/or injuries which may result from participation in such activities. It is recommended that you consult with your personal physician before starting any exercise or fitness program.