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Drop-In Group Exercise & Aqua Aerobics Classes
Drop-in Group Exercise & Aqua Aerobics classes are a perfect way to learn a new skill, make friends or improve your fitness. Now offering a variety of activities, just pick up a Class Pass at the Welcome Desk a half hour before the class start time to secure your position in class. Class times are subject to change.
The Kroc Center has college-degreed and nationally certified personal trainers. Our personal trainers consider your fitness goals and develop fitness programs designed around your needs, interests, and physical capabilities. All sessions are one hour. We offer one on one personal training packages and buddy training (2 people) packages for members only. In addition, as a new client to personal training, you are eligible to purchase our Introductory package (one time purchase). Complete a Personal Training Request form and a Health History Questionnaire if you are interested. For more information please contact Douglas Milton at 617.318.6900.
FREE FITNESS ASSESSMENTS
Did you know that we have FREE Fitness Assessments available for members? Our degreed and certified Fitness Specialists will guide you through a series of tests that could include cardiovascular endurance assessment on a treadmill or other fitness equipment, assessments of muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, blood pressure, heart rate and body composition to help determine your fitness level. Using a combination of your testing results and your personal goals we will then determine the best possible fitness routine for you. To get started, visit the Welcome Desk and complete a Health History Questionnaire and Fitness Consultation Request Form. A Fitness Specialist will call you to schedule your appointment.
GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
BOOT CAMP ( AGE 16+ )
Recharge your body and mind as you take health to a new lebel in this action packed boot camp session. These sessions are designed to increase your strength and agility using conditioning drills, resistance training, high repetitions, and intervals. Improvements in your health and strength are best achieved with a strong weekly commitment.
HATHA YOGA ( AGE 16+ )
A slow-paced stretching class with some simple breathing exercises
and meditation. This is a good place to learn basic poses, relaxation
techniques, and become comfortable with yoga. Yoga may help reduce
stress and blood pressure,improve concentration and sleep and treat
conditions such as arthritis and asthma.
CARDIO KICK BOXING ( AGE 16+ )
Kick Boxing is a combination of intense moves all perfectly
choreographed to high energy and motivating music. It's the ultimate
cardiovascular challenge that's a unique blend of intense intervals
strength/endurance training and a relaxing cool-down.
KROC CYCLE ( AGE 16+ )
This fun and challenging cardio workout will enhance your speed,
strength and stamina. Great music and motivational instructors will
improve your overall physical health and endurance.
MUSCLE CONDITIONING ( AGE 16+ )
Total body strength and conditioning class incorporating muscle
balancing and body awareness. Modifiable to all levels. Get ready to
Strengthen, tone and define your body.
PILATES ( AGE 16+ )
Using only your own body weight and gravity, Pilates will tone and strengthen your entire body. Classes will focus on integrating the entire body, rather than exercising each body part separately. As you begin to focus on your body as a whole you’ll achieve better alignment and teach your body to work more efficiently.
AB LAB ( AGE 16+ )
Workout combines the key principles of Pilates core stability and the traditional style of boot camp training. This is a fitness and resistance training exercise that includes Pilates elements along with popular fitness moves such as lunges, squats, dips, mountain climbers, half burpees and push-ups. Burn and firm in no time with this high intensity class designed specifically for weight and fat loss.
ZUMBA GOLD (Ages 55+)
Zumba Gold targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as
those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.
HITT THAT STEP ( AGE 16+ )
High Intensity Interval Training uses the stepper, includes a core workout, and ends with a unique cool down. HIIT ramps up fat burning, elevates your heart rate faster and your metabolism longer, letting you burn additional total calories in a shorter amount of time. HIIT results in EPOC, an after-burn effect which causes you to burn calories for hours after your workout is completed. Come for the challenge!
YOGALATES ( AGE 16+ )
Yoga and Pilates are blended together to create an atmosphere that is complete for all fitness levels- from beginner to fitness enthusiast. Taking the best from Hatha Yoga and Pilates to create a flow that allows you strengthen and tone your entire body with just one class each week.
ZUMBA TONING ( AGE 16+ )
Zumba Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-fused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness-party.
ZUMBA ( AGE 16+ )
Zumba combines traditional Latin dance styles, including salsa, cha-cha, mambo, cumbia merengue, as well as hip-hop depending on the instructor's preferences. Some classes will also utilize traditional group exercise and fitness moves.
INSANITY ( AGE 16+ )
This class incorporates cardio, explosiveness, core, upper and lower body strength training and a mix of abs.
SENIOR FITNESS (Ages 55+)
Keep active and stay young at heart with Senior Fitness. An innovative class combining sculpting and low impact moves using weights and chair exercises followed by a little dancing and guided relaxation.
POWER YOGA ( AGE 16+ )
An upbeat toning and stretching class that leaves you feeling looser, longer, lighter, and stronger. Flow through a sequence of poses fused with grace & mindful breathing. Vinyassa- based weights and props may be used.
TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING ( AGE 16+ )
An innovative class designed to get your whole body in shape using a variety of fun drills and total body movements. Come ready for some fun and a good sweat when you take this class.
TABATA (T25) ( AGE 16+ )
Tabata is group training program that is based on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) using the 20-10 Microburst Training Protocol. Group members receive an easy and individually formatted program and participate in weekly workouts that will result in true, successful weight loss and muscle gain. These exercises are combined with metabolic tracking, and 24/7 web support that help deliver amazing body transformation results.
AQUA AEROBICS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
NEW! FAMILY WATER AEROBICS
Intervals, circuits, and athletic movements will intensify your water experience. This total body workout will focus on cardiovascular and strength training exercises in the water.
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
This drop-in low-intensity water aerobics class is appropriate for all fitness levels. This class will help improve balance, joint strength, and arthritis.
SENIOR WATER AEROBICS (Ages 55+)
This drop-in low-intensity water aerobics class is appropriate for
all fitness levels. This class will help improve balance, joint
strength, and arthritis.
Call the Fitness Department at 617.318.6942 or Contact Us.
WINTER Group Exercise Schedule
Winter 2015 Program Guide
Call the Fitness Department at 617.318.6942 or Contact Us.
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