Group Fitness

Group Fitness offers an exciting way to get in shape, relax, and stay motivated while reaching your fitness goals.  Enjoy a variety of workouts in one of our five new studios. Programming available for all levels and FREE with a valid TU OneCard. 

Towson Campus Recreation Group Fitness

Group Fitness classes are FREE to everyone with a valid TU OneCard, and the OneCard is required for entry. All fitness levels are welcome, and certified instructors will suggest modifications that allow you to increase or decrease the intensity of the workout. 

Check back in August 2019 for our Fall 2019 Group Fitness Schedule!

 

Class Descriptions 

Class Descriptions 

Barre

Explore the mind-body mix of Pilates, yoga, and dance-conditioning exercises in this barefoot work out that focuses on improving posture, muscle tone, and grace. Barre uses high-reps and lightly weighted exercises to create lean, athletic muscle, strong core, and focused flexibility.  

Bootcamp

Beginner or advanced, work at your own pace with this fun and effective workout that offers a variety of cardio drills, body-weighted strength circuits and core conditioning.  

 Boxing Bootcamp (formerly TKO)

Join us in the Skills Studio for a fast-moving circuit-style boxing workout. Nine rounds of body strengthening punches, kicks, and body weighted challenges will leave you prize-fighter strong. Reservations strongly recommended. 

Boxing Skills

Learn proper boxing technique and movement drills that will get your heart pumping while conditioning muscles and the mind.

Core30

A 30-minute core intensive training that focuses on your center of strength by conditioning the trunk muscles’ power, mobility and stability using a variety of equipment and props.  

Cycle

Get ready, get set, RIDE! Indoor cycling peaks cardiovascular endurance, keeping you strong and energized for the road of life! An instructor-led ride leaves you in control of creating a challenge that’s just right for your goals. Reservations strongly recommended. 

LIFT

Come Lift with us! This structured strength and conditioning weight lifting program set to music uses barbells and free weights to improve body composition and athletic performance! Lift is designed so you can see yourself getting stronger with each session.  

Meditation

New this semester!  Improve your health and focus by quieting the mind though meditation.  Mitigate the effects of stress in this guided practice that trains mindfulness and groundedness for overall health and well-being.

MOVE IT®

Escape your limits with this formulated HIIT circuit training on the Functional Equipment. A fast moving, total body workout that uses sandbags, kettle bells, ropes, TRX, plyo boxes and more to improve your functional strength and power. Suitable for all abilities. Reservations strongly recommended.  

Pilates

The art of Pilates creates stronger core muscles, fluidity of movement, and flexibility.  This classic mat Pilates class is an excellent way to incorporate the mindfulness into your wellness routine.

 Queenax Circuit 

Fast moving, fully of variety, Queenax utilizes high energy, interval-based circuits that target functional strength and core stability on select zones that are uniquely geared to condition you for both sport and day-to-day movement demands. Reservations strongly recommended.

Sprint 8

Join us on the Functional Floor for the Matrix SPRINT 8 technology-based training that uses a scientific approach to efficiently build cardio strength in just 20 minutes.  Coupled with a post-workout recovery stretch and a fitness tip-of-the-day, this is a great opportunity to train smarter!

Strength Circuit 

Strength training circuits using a variety of studio equipment (free weights, BOSUs, gliders, bands, stability balls and more) strategically selected by your instructor so no two classes are ever the same and no muscle groups are left behind!   

Tabata

Time will fly in this 30-minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) using the Tabata method. Tabata groups 20 seconds of conditioning with 10 seconds rest to increase metabolic function. Easy to follow – self paced – Fun!   

Tai Chi

Also known as “Meditation in Motion,” Tai Chi uses focused patterns of full-body standing movements to awaken energy, align the body, and promote the circulation to increase “chi” or life energy. This barefoot practice can be performed in loose-fitting street-clothes and is ideal for resetting a sense of inner calmness and focus. 

WERK

Werk is a unique workout that mixes hip-hop dance moves and stretches that is sure to make you smile and sweat; dancers and non-dancers welcome! 

Yoga 

Relax, unwind, and find your Zen while improving mind-body connections through this ancient practice which links strength, flexibility, and balance poses with calming breath and a brief meditation at the end. 

Power Yoga

Experience an invigorating flow of poses and postures designed to clear the mind and strengthen the body. Practice concludes with a traditional concluding meditation component.

 Zumba®

A world-wide favorite, Zumba® blends Latin, Hip Hop and World rhythms for a calorie-burning dance fitness party. Zumba - it's exercise in disguise!  

Zumba Toning

Your favorite Zumba dances with an emphasis on muscle sculpting. Zumba Toning uses lightweight maraca-like Toning Sticks that enhance your sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning moves target arms, core and lower body.


Group Fitness Class Locations

  • Group Fitness Studio: Level 2 Room BU 276
  • Mind Body Studio: Level 2 Room BU 280
  • Functional Floor: Level 2 
  • Skills Studio: Lower Level Room BU 30
  • Cycle Studio: Lower Level Room BU 36
  • Instructional Studio: Level 2 Room BU 279
  • Mezzanine: Level 2, Above Gym 1

Save your spot in a fitness class!

Group Fitness participants may now pre-register for all classes online at the TU Campus Rec Portal. Participants who register online will be guaranteed a spot in class. Once all registered participants are checked-in, “walk-in” participants will be admitted based on the remaining number of spots available.

Students With Disabilities

Participants with disabilities or mobility issues may contact us for programming recommendations or offer us your suggestions!

Contact Lynette Stupi, Coordinator, Fitness Programs at