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GROUP FITNESS

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

We wish to deliver a rewarding experience that inspires drive toward ongoing fitness, ultimately improving the quality of your life.

Class duration, times and availability vary by club location. Click here for the Group Fitness Schedule for Anchorage, Mat-Su, Fairbanks or Juneau.

For more information about Group Fitness programs, contact Becky Davis at (907) 330-0169 or bdavis@thealaskaclub.com.

 

Please Note

This list is for Group Fitness classes available to members for free. We also offer paid specialty classes. Not all Group Fitness classes are available at all locations. Instructors and classes are subject to change.

Click here for the Group Fitness Schedule for Anchorage, Mat-Su, Fairbanks or Juneau.

 

Class Policies

Please abide by the following policies to insure all members receive safe, effective, enjoyable workouts:

  • Be on time. If new to class, arrive 10 minutes before class begins to get help setting up your bike or equipment.
  • Please do not enter any class if you are late. 
  • Do not enter the studio before the current class is finished.
  • Notify your instructor if you have any health issues, are new to class, or sustain an injury during class.
  • Be considerate of other members’ exercise space.
  • Keep conversation to a minimum.
  • Please wash off perfumes/colognes.
  • Please put equipment away and wipe down bikes after class.

 

Class locations

 E

 East

 AW

 West

 S

 South

 CW

 Club for Women

 D

 Downtown

 ER

 Eagle River

 W

 Wasilla

 P

 Palmer

 JD

 Juneau Downtown

 FS

 Fairbanks South

 JV

 Juneau Valley

   

 

Fitness Levels

  1. All fitness levels, beginner friendly
  2. All fitness levels
  3. Intermediate/advanced fitness levels and/or more choreography
  4. Advanced fitness levels and/or advanced choreography

 


Aqua


GroupFitness_ICONS_0005_Vector-Smart-Object   45/60 min.   1–4   W, FS
This is the “pool party” workout. Effective and challenging water-based workouts that integrate the ZUMBA fitness program formula and philosophy into traditional aqua fitness disciplines.

 

H20 Cardio   60 min.   1–3   E, S, W
Water workouts that focus on cardiovascular conditioning with strength and interval training.


H20 Combo   60 min.   2–4   E
Shallow and deep water exercise for cardiovascular training.

Masters Swim   60/90 min.   2–4   E, S
Swimming workouts focusing on endurance training and improving technique for those with intermediate to advanced swimming skills.

Aqua AEROBICS   60 min.   1-4   FS
Water workouts that focus on cardiovascular conditioning with strength and interval training.


Aqua Tone   60 min.   1-4   FS
Strength training using water resistance, bands, and barbells. High intensity, no impact.

 


Cardio

Dance Cardio   60 min.   1–3   E, S
Dance-based cardio class with lots of energy and attitude. No dance experience needed - all levels welcome!


Cardio Dance   60 min.   1–4   JD
An easy to follow cardio workout incorporating fun dance moves of many styles for a calorie-burning good time sure to spice up your day. All levels welcome and no experience required.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0004_Vector-Smart-Object  60 min.  1–3  E, S, AW, FS, JV, JD, W
Blast off your workout with highly effective, athletic cardio using the step.  Group Blast will get your heart pounding and sweat pouring as you improve your fitness, agility, coordination and strength.


  GroupFitness_ICONS_0005_Vector-Smart-Object   60 min.   2–4   S, JV
Bring it on with Group Fight!  This fusion of mixed martial arts movements will smash your cardio fitness and build your total body strength.


Step Combo   60 min.   2–4   S, AW
A choreographed step routine presented in layers of intensity and variations of movements. Challenging and fun for intermediate to advanced steppers.

Turbo Kick   60 min.   2–4   FW
Get hooked on the Turbo high! With cardio kickboxing and body sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes, you’ll get lean and toned-and have a blast doing it!  It’s high intensity, fast-paced, and totally addicting!

 


Youth

Junior Jam   60 min.   (Ages 6-12)   S, W
Includes a variety of physical and sports activities appropriate for this age group.


Dance Kidz   45 min.   (Ages 10 and up)   E
Have fun learning the latest and classic dance trends. No dance experience required.


Kardio Kids  60 min.   (Ages 3-5)   ER
Fitness activities focusing on fun, large motor movements in a non-competitive atmosphere.


Youth Yoga   60 min.   (Ages 6-12)   ER
Age-appropriate and fun yoga practice.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0005_Vector-Smart-Object   45 min.   (Ages 6-11)   ER
Get the whole family involved in this kid-friendly Zumba class. Upbeat music with easy-to-follow choreography. It's a total body workout that feels like a party. Ages 6 and up, must be accompanied by a parent.

 

Strength & Endurance

(Please allow a 48 hour recovery period between the following classes)

Circuit Training   60/75 min.   2–4   D, AW
The class you’ll love to hate! A fast‑paced workout for muscular strength and endurance. Class includes intervals of cardio training.

 

GroupFitness_ICONS_0002_Vector-Smart-Object  60 min. 1–4  E, S, AW, ER, D, FS, FW, JV, JD, W
Group Power is your hour of power! Blast all your muscles with this high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, Group Power will raise your heart rate and push you to your personal best.


Core Strength   60 min.   1–4   FS, FW
This workout integrates movements involving stabilization, balance and coordination to strengthen your entire body, including your abs, back and glutes.


Power Circuit   60 min.   2–4   JV
A varied, fun interval training class that alternates cardio and weights in a circuit style.  Drills for agility, strength and balance are blended with cardio intervals to help burn fat while you are building muscle.

 


Mind/Body

GroupFitness_ICONS_0003_Vector-Smart-Object   55/60 min.  1–3  S, ER, FS, JV, W
Center your energy with Group Centergy. This class incorporates yoga, Pilates and tai chi with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core.


Pilates   60 min.   1–4   FW, P
Mat exercises for core conditioning using controlled movements and specific breathing techniques. Accommodates all levels from beginners to advanced.


Pilates on the Ball   60 min.   1–3   AW
Pilates using the stability ball.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0009_Vector-Smart-Object   60 min.   1–3   E, S, ER, W, FW
A fusion of Pilates and yoga, this total-body workout uses a constant flow of moves set to upbeat and empowering music to build stability, strength and flexibility.


Power Yoga   50/70/75 min.   2–4   S, D
Intense yoga practice using more strength and flexibility in each pose.


Restorative Yoga   60 min.   1–2   W
Yoga to restore your natural physical and energy balances through deep relaxation and therapeutic postures.


Warm Flow Yoga   60 min.   1–4   E
Yoga practice with a flowing sequence of postures taught in a warm room. (70-75 degrees)


Yoga  50/60/75/90 min.  1–4   E, S, AW, D, ER, FS, FW, JV, JD, W, P
Yoga practice in a flowing presentation with modifications. Designed to increase muscle endurance, strength, flexibility and relaxation.


Gentle Yoga   60 min.   1–3   E, JD
A gentle approach to yoga practice focusing on flexibility, core strength and stress reduction.


Yoga Basics   60 min.   1–2   S
Learn the foundations of yoga in this introductory class.

STOTT-pilates-logo MAT   60 min.   1–4   E
All classes now feature Stott Pilates-trained instructors. Practice included mat exercises for core conditioning using controlled movements and specific breathing techniques. All levels: beginner to advanced.

 


Specialty

GroupFitness_ICONS_0008_Vector-Smart-Object   60 min.   1–3   E, S, AW, FS, JV, JD, W, P
Zumba® exercise classes are “fitness parties” that blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, for a total-body workout that feels like a celebration.

GroupFitness_ICONS_0008_Vector-Smart-Object   30/60 min.   1–4   E, S, AW
ZUMBA® Step – NYMS! This is Not Your Mama’s Step class! Take your favorite fitness party to new heights with the perfect blend of the ZUMBA® routines you love combined with toning and strengthening for your legs and glutes on the step.

PiYo_Live  60min. 1-4  W
PiYo LIVE is a strength fusion style format for people who like to sweat! Short bursts of cardiovascular work and strength training for all over body conditioning! Incorporating dynamic balance, dance conditioning, plyometrics, strength, and functional training emphasizing the athleticism of Pilates and yoga.

 

AWESOME Abs    60 min.   1–3   E, S, AW, JV, JD
30-minute class designed to strengthen your core for better function with every activity.


BARRE FIT    45 min.   1–4   AW
This total body conditioning class uses the ballet barre to increase postural strength, alignment and flexibility that will transform your entire body.


BOSU Bootcamp    60 min.   1–4   S
Designed around BOSU balance trainers, this class includes athletic drills and integrated balance training. The BOSU is used dome side down and dome side up. It’s fun, it’s challenging and it’s a total body workout for any fitness level.


BOSU Core    25 min.   1–4   S
Concentrated core conditioning using the BOSU balance trainers. Designed to improve core strength and endurance, the BOSU adds another level of intensity. Both fun and functional.


F.I.T    60 min.   1–3   E
FUNCTIONAL INTEGREATED TRAINING (F.I.T.) is cardio, strength, core, balance & flexibility – every aspect you need in one workout!


EnCore    15/20 min.   1–4   E, ER, W
15 to 20 minutes of concentrated conditioning for the core.  These are scheduled back to back with other classes - use them as an EnCore or as the main event!


FLOW RIDE    60 min.   1–4   W, ER
This high energy fusion class is the perfect example of yin yang in fitness.  Each session starts with 30 minutes of heart-pumping cycling (cycle studio) followed by 30 minutes of flow yoga/pilates for active stretching and strengthening (main studio). Put the pedal to the mental!


GIRL POWER!    60 min.   1–3   ER
Train like a girl in this total body sculpting class designed specifically for women.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0007_Vector-Smart-Object    30/40/50 min.   1–4   E, S, AW, ER, D, FN, FS, JV, JD, W
Up your game and get the most insane results ever in this cardio-based, total body conditioning program.

TRX CIRCUIT    60 min.   1–4   ER
Make your body your machine with the help of the TRX suspension trainers.  This workout system leverages gravity & your body weight in a variety of ways for a full body burn.


Fusion    60 min.   2–4   FS
Fusion is a fast paced workout using dance moves for cardio training, and strength and endurance training using your core muscles. It’s fun and challenging for any fitness level.


Core/Yoga    60 min.   1–3   FS
This vinyasa based class strengthens your core and improves stability while also finding flexibility and openness. Core/Yoga is challenging for all fitness levels.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0001_Vector-Smart-Object    60 min.   1–3   E, S, AW, JV
Zumba toning blends body-sculpting techniques with specific moves.  Zumba toning uses weighted, maraca-like toning sticks to enhance rhythm, build strength and tone all the target zones.


Dynamic Strength    60 min.   1–4   P
A fusion of resistance exercises including traditional strength training, core stabilization and functional fitness movements.


GroupFitness_ICONS_0006_Vector-Smart-Object    60 min.   1–4   S, W, ER, W
Group Active gives you all the fitness training you need - cardio, strength, balance and flexibility - in just one hour. Get more out of life - get active!

 

POUND    45 min. 1-4 E, W, S, FW

Channel your inner rock star in this fusion of music and movement. Inspired by the energizing sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums, POUND® is a 45-minute total body cardio/strength jam session using lightly weighted sticks (Ripstix.) Join us for POUND® and rock out your workout! No drumming skills necessary.

 

Core De Force   Location, level and duration TBA

Strengthen your core and kick your metabolism into high gear with Core De
Force Live, an MMA style workout that enhances total-body performance.