The Recreation Center is home to the Health and Fitness component of Campus Recreation. The fitness area provides opportunities to develop cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Cardiovascular amenities of the fitness center include treadmills, stair climbers, recumbent cycles, stationary cycles and elliptical trainers. The resistance training amenities include selectorized Cybex stations, a power cage, a cable crossover, a selection of free weight benches, a large selection of dumbbells from 2 – 120 pounds, and more than 2,000 pounds of Olympic plates. Cardiovascular training, general conditioning, resistance training, and flexibility programs are offered free of charge for Membership and Passes holders.
All Fitness classes are free to all current CI students. No experience is necessary; simply show up when you can and enjoy. You can come as often as you would like, or as little as your schedule permits. There are no commitments or registrations. Get active and get out there!
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. in the Rec Center (Arroyo Hall)
First Class: Tuesday, February 3
Zumba® fitness is designed to bring people together to sweat it out! We take the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you will see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Dance Room
First Class: Wednesday, February 4
Juicy Athletic Moves (J.A.M.) is an exciting and intense workout that targets every muscle group to increase stamina and strength. J.A.M will take your workout to an all-new level. It is an hour of anaerobic/aerobic/plyo/strength training/dynamic-isometric stretching all in a fun “JUICY” routine. This class will make you feel empowered, as it is not only a workout for the body, but for the mind and soul. The message of the class is to be happy while using a vigorous blend of American pop and world music.
Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Dance Room
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Dance Room
Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Dance Room
First Class: Tuesday, January 27
Power yoga is a beginners level yoga sequence designed to help you build strength, increase flexibility, and find focus. Consisting of a challenging and dynamo Vinyasa series, you will learn the fundamental yoga postures and principles that facilitate a successful yoga foundation. Set to music, this class will invigorate your entire body and mind. Get ready to sweat!
*This class is free for faculty/staff; no membership required.
Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. in the Rec Center (Arroyo Hall)
First Class: Wednesday, January 22
*This class is free for faculty/staff; no membership required
Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. in El Dorado Hall
First class: Wednesday, January 21