CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
SPRING 2019

Megan Price - Group Exercise Coordinator

megan.price@PEAChealthfitness.com

20/20/20:  Three workouts in one! The 20/20/20 class is designed to give you the ultimate challenge and total body workout. Sweat through 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of stretching and core work. Are you ready for the challenge?

AB LAB: This is one hard-core ab routine that will get your heart pumping. It only requires 15 minutes of your time, plus some sweat and grit—no equipment needed.

AB, STRETCH, ROLL: This new Express class begins with a 15 minute non stop challenging core workout similar to “Ab Lab”, followed by 15 minutes of gentle stretch and foam rolling. This class is the perfect end to your high powered workout.

ADAPTIVE FITNESS DANCE MOVEMENT:  For teens and young adults with developmental, learning, and physical limitations. This class incorporates music, dance, rhythm, and stretching to improve balance, help express emotion, and gain muscle control, all while having a ball and making some new friends. Through simple patterns, sequencing, and repetition, students will learn the basics of movement, rhythm, and dance. Some creative movement, props, and games can be expected too!

ADAPTIVE FITNESS YOGA MOVEMENT: For teens and young adults with developmental, learning, and physical limitations. Yoga class features calming music, breathing exercises, gentle yoga sequences, and a deep relaxation period. Instructive visuals and colorful props assist our participants to stay engaged and practice yoga safely. The combination of these practices promotes functional mobility, self discovery and helps re-balance the nervous system.

BALANCE BARRE:This new  15 minute express class is  designed to help improve balance. The movements focus on specific exercises to improve strength around the ankle, knee,hip joints and core, while improving your reaction time. Designed to use the barre for stability, this class  is suitable for every fitness level.

BARRE BOOTY CAMP EXPRESS: A 30 minute class designed to increase your cardio strength, improve posture, build confidence, and re-energize, while helping you tone, sculpt, lift and lengthen your muscles from head to toe, with focus on your booty!

BARRE FLEX: This workout is BARRE FUSION with a twist. Get all the benefits of a barre fusion class with extra focus on upper body strength conditioning. The difference is that heavier dumbells will replace the low weight / high repetition upper body training commonly used  in Barre Fusion.

BARRE FUSION: This workout is designed to increase your cardiovascular strength, restore posture, self confidence, and energy, while helping you to tone, sculpt, and lengthen your muscles from head to toe using a collection of exercises from classical ballet barre, Pilates, and yoga.

BEGINNER TAI CHI: This art focuses on the movement of your muscles, breathing, and the consciousness of how your body weight is distributed with no impact. The benefits include relaxation, toned muscles, and improved blood circulation, balance, and flexibility.

BEGINNER YOGA: This class is designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga. Class is slower paced than an all-levels class, and focused on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses. Your yoga journey starts here.

BUNS AND GUNS : Who says ladies can’t have guns? And we know we all want a nice set of buns, right? While we could create a separate workout for each of these body parts, we figured why not put two of the most popular areas to tone and reshape into one exercise routine! This workout routine features glute and arm exercises that will alternately target each area avoiding over-fatiguing one region so you will be able to get an efficient and effective workout in one.

CALM FLOW: Connect to your body and breathe in this heavily cued alignment based class. In this class, poses are held longer, the flow is minimal and cues are detailed to help bring awareness to where your body should be placed on the mat. Poses will be held for 5-10 breaths, creating strength and a deeper awareness of your body.

CARDIO INTERVAL: (Forever Young) Try a safe and heart-healthy aerobics class to energize your active lifestyle using low-impact movements that focus specifically on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance.

CARDIO KICK BOX:  This high-energy workout challenges the beginner and elite athlete alike. The class combines martial arts including punches, kicks, and knee strike techniques with fast-paced cardio all set to fast-paced music. Build stamina; improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout.

CARDIO TENNIS: (60 minutes) A fast moving, high energy workout with tennis related drills. All levels welcome, racquets can be provided. To reserve a spot, a sign-up sheet will be available 30 minutes before each class.

CHAIR YOGA FUSION: (Forever Young) With a chair for support, this class challenges the body and mind through strengthening, stretching, relaxing and breathing. Flexibility, and muscle tone will continually improve as your mind, body and spirit work together in harmony.

CORE & MORE EXPRESS: (Forever Young) This 30 minute express class focuses on strengthening the core and improving balance, with segments of endurance strength work.. Hand-held weights and an exercise ball are used to increase muscle strength, range of movement, and to improve upon activities for daily living.

CORE DYNAMICS: This core focused class is a fusion of the strengthening movements used in Pilates, yoga and traditional muscle building. This class will focus on developing greater core strength, increased lower spine flexibility and stability, overall midline muscle control and improved balance.

DEPTH & ALIGNMENT YOGA: Depth and Alignment is a 90 minute advanced level class with a strong emphasis on good alignment. With creative sequencing, breath awareness and various
challenging poses, this class is an invitation to dive deeper, explore, and
hone your current yoga practice.

DETOX FLOW YOGA: Twist, wring, sweat, purge, and cleanse! We move through a series of twists and core intensive postures mingled with flowing sequences designed to rid the body of toxins and the mind of adversity. A spirited playlist will be our backdrop! All levels are welcome-dress in light, comfortable clothing.

DRUMS ALIVE: This 55-minute unique drumming cardio workout is performed using a stability ball, risers, and drum sticks. The rhythmical patterns of the drum increases synchronization of brain wave activity which in turn provides feelings of euphoria and improved mental awareness and self-acceptance. Try this fun, stress relieving calorie burner! All levels are welcome.

EXTREME CORE EXPRESS: This class is the ultimate body sculptor! Expect intense core focused movements mixed with cardio drills to get your heart pumping!

FIT BODY BOOT CAMP/BOOT CAMP: Built on three fundamentals of training: cardio, strength, and agility—boot-camp workouts require little more than your body weight to get results, but weights are incorporated. Make use of the studio, track, PEACturf, and sometimes even outdoors to crush your workout!

GENTLE & RESTORE YOGA: This class is appropriate for all students seeking the benefits of a very relaxing, gentle, and nourishing practice. Students with injuries, arthritis, or other chronic conditions are encouraged to try.

HAPPY HOUR SPIN: Looking for a great way to kick off your weekend? Get your cardio buzz going with this 60 minute climb, race, and sprint to the “finish line” spinning class. This class is a party on the bike! IF you are a beginner, don’t worry as you can ride at your own pace and you are always in control of your ride. All levels are welcome! To reserve a bike, please pick up a SPIN TICKET at the Service desk up to 30 minutes before each class. Guests are welcome to join spin if there are unreserved bikes available.

HAVE A BALL: (Forever Young) This one of a kind class focuses on stability. Using a large exercise ball and mat you will improve balance, posture and alignment while building core strength.

HIIT EXPRESS : This 55 minute HIIT class, or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. ( HIIT EXPRESS 30 MINUTE VERSION)

HIPCENTRIC FLOW : This 90 minute YOGA class offers everything a yoga class possibly can, with extra focus on hip opening.    

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI: This is the perfect class for those who have learned the Sun Style and are looking to deepen their understanding, develop better technique, and experience greater relaxation and awareness of breath. This class style focuses on the Yang 24 form International style.

JUMP!/ JUMP! EXPRESS: This class combines high intensity interval training on the rebounders with extreme core exercises to torch calories, burn cellulite, improve balance, AND develop greater core strength.

JUST DANCE: (Forever Young) This dance workout that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. Just  Dance! is all about breaking a sweat and having fun.

PEAC PUMP: This strength focused workout is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using a 3 pound bar with interchangeable weight plates with lots of repetition, PEAC Pump gives you a total body workout. Pump instructors will coach you through the moves and techniques while pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own. You'll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

PEAC SPIN 101: For the beginner or just for those who’d like a refresher, this 30 minute class will spend time teaching you about correct bike setup, the indoor cycling lingo, and will include a short sample ride to prepare you for a full PEAC SPIN class. To reserve a bike, please pick up a SPIN TICKET at the Service desk up to 30 minutes before each class. Guests are welcome to join spin if there are unreserved bikes available.

PEAC SPIN: This fast moving class is performed on a stationary bike to simulate a realistic bike ride using music and an instructor as a motivator. Discover your goals and limitations while acquiring a variety of cardiovascular benefits. To reserve a bike, please pick up a SPIN TICKET at the Service desk up to 30 minutes before each class. Guests are welcome to join spin if there are unreserved bikes available.

PILATES SCULPT: Pilates Sculpt is a modern twist to a classic work out. This class will focus on a variation of the Pilates mat workout using various props, light hand weights,and contemporary movements. This class will help develop a strong inner core while sculpting long, lean muscles. This class is available to all fitness levels.

PiYO / PiYO Express: PiYO combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. PiYO delivers a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined. (PiYO express is 30 minute version)

POWER YOGA: Is a contemporary athletic Vinyasa style that focuses on proper alignment and functional movement. This dynamic class begins with core integration to generate heat and builds up to sun salutations and sequences that will challenge the mind, strengthen the body, and have you feeling energized and agile. Expect centering and spirituality, but be prepared for a challenging twist. NOW 75 MINUTES!

RESTORE & STRETCH: This deep stretch class will improve joint flexibility, balance, and free stagnation in the muscle tissue, lubricate the joints and foster a quiet, meditative state.

RESTORATIVE YOGA:  This class is all about relaxation. Designed to provide a safe haven from the stresses of modern life, this multi-modality practice incorporates restorative yoga with Reiki, aromatherapy and mindfulness techniques. Ideal for stress-reduction, pain relief and deep relaxation, this practice promotes deep healing and rejuvenation for body, mind and spirit. – All levels welcome, no yoga experience necessary.This 90 minute class meets once per month. 

RISE, SHINE & STRETCH YOGA: In the yogic discipline,the morning is considered as a “divine time” and when an individual’s spiritual energy is at its peak.

STRONG BY ZUMBA/STRONG EXPRESS: Strong is a high intensity interval training workout driven by the science of Synced Music Motivation. Using your own body weight, you will gain muscular endurance, tone, and definition, and you will experience an increased after burn.

TABATA BOOT CAMP EXPRESS : The 30 minute military-inspired workout is fused with high intensity interval training. Built on three fundamentals of training: cardio, strength, and agility—boot-camp workouts require little more than your body weight to get results, but weights are incorporated. The exercises will target muscles throughout your entire body and make you heart pump. Lunch break burn out!

TAI CHI – MIXED FORMS: This class is an intermediate yang style Tai Chi class focused on mixed forms, to include Straight Sword & Fan. The class is directed toward those looking to build upon their basic knowledge of Yang Form Tai Chi.

TBC: This class gets creative using resistance bands, gliders, hand weights, and exercise balls, to assist in raising your motivation and peaking your interest. This class focuses on all major muscle groups for Total Body Conditioning!

TRX EXPRESS: This class is thirty minutes of continuous strength and cardio moves designed to push your physical limits through powerful high intensity moves using the TRX straps. Each session incorporates TRX suspension strength training combined with dynamic body weight exercises to strengthen tone and shred. This class meets upstairs in the PEAC Performance studio.

TURF BOOT CAMP: This 30 minute power workout burns serious calories. Built on three fundamentals of training: cardio, strength, and agility—boot-camp workouts require little more than your body weight to get results, but weights are incorporated.

WALK ‘N’ WEIGHTS: (Forever Young) This class combines strength and cardio. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Weekend classes are 30 minutes. Weekday classes are 45 minutes.

WARRIOR CIRCUIT: This one of a kind class is designed for a true warrior. With the use of the heavy weight room and the track, this work out is designed to tone, sculpt, and build upper, lower, and abdominal strength, while mixing in some high intensity cardio drills. Test your will and get a great workout. All levels are welcome.

WEIGHT CIRCUIT: This 45 minute weight floor circuit is designed to answer all of your questions about our equipment. You can challenge yourself using the weight machines on the floor under the supervision of two trainers.

YIN YOGA: This special practice of yin yoga is one in which poses are held for about three to five minutes at a time in order to the stretch the connective tissue around the joints and bring the practitioner to a state of mental calmness.

YOGA: This class is inclusive of breath awareness, traditional and restorative postures, along with guided mind body connection exercises. Students release tension, enhance range of motion, and improve flexibility.

YOGA FOR ATHLETES: This all-levels yoga class takes you through a series of highly effective strengthening and stretching exercises that are key to the demands of every athlete, and every sport!

YOGA FOR DEEP RELEASE: This practice focuses on the release of tension along the spine, in the hips, and in the major muscle groups. The practice is confined to the mat-postures are seated, kneeling and reclining with attention to slow and deep breathing, while maintaining poses through several breaths; this is where the release happens.

YOGA FOR EVERY BODY: YOGA is for every BODY! This class is a blend of deep stretches and simple yoga postures taught at slow pace along with the guidance that will assist in developing a more advanced practice.

ZUMBA: We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Zumba combines all elements of fitness: cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

Express classes: 30 minute versions of full length class.