The Alfond Center is currently closed and will re-open in January for spring semester.

Fitness Classes

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Classes are subject to change at any time and will be posted on social media. Facebook: Saint Joseph’s College Recreation |  Instagram: sjccampusrec

For more info please email Jenna Chase at jchase@sjcme.edu

Silver Sneaker Classes

  • virtual only – email iia@sjcme.edu

Fitness Class Descriptions

Back on Track – a class that is great for all levels of fitness. Walk or jog around the indoor track at your own pace and then come out to the mezzanine to do a strength or core activity. All exercises can be modified to fit your needs.

Barre – A low impact class that combines Pilates, Strength Training and Ballet. Barre incorporates specific sequencing patterns and isometric movements that target specific muscle groups.
This class improves strength, balance, flexibility and core.

BODYSHRED – a full body HIIT class that consists of 3 minutes of strength training, 2 minutes of cardio and 1 minute of abs.

BOOTCAMP – a full body HIIT class that uses different fitness equipment to make each workout unique.

Cardio: Core – 20 minutes of cardio work followed by 20 minutes of core work. The cardio section could consist of using step boxes, kickboxing segments or other fitness equipment. The core section could use bender balls, gliders or your own bodyweight.

Core & Restore – Strengthen your core using bender balls, gliding disks and your own body weight and then restore your body with a gentle Yoga flow. This class will increase core strength and flexibility while decreasing stress.

Deb’s Dance Fitness – a high and low impact cardio dance class done to a wide variety of music. Movements will benefit your arms, legs and core. This is an hour class of great energy with burning calories and have fun.

Jenna’s Choice –Each week will be a different class format to keep things exciting.  Jenna will choose between BODYSHRED, Back on Track, Strength Training Workouts, TABATA, Triple Threat and more!

Pilates – A total body strengthening and flexibility class with a focus on core conditioning.

Piloxing – this powerful, heart-pumping, high energy class is an interval fusion of pilates, boxing and dance.

SilverSneakers Classic – This class is perfect for the individual brand new to exercise but it also very appropriate for anyone wanting to improve their muscular endurance and flexibility.

SilverSneakers Muscle – This class incorporates athletic exercises that boost overall fitness.  Move through muscle conditioning blocks and activity-specific drills to improve strength and functional skill.

SilverSneakers Splash – This class is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. It is a fun shallow-water exercise class, using a signature splash-board to increase strength, endurance, and enhance cognitive health.

SilverSneakers Stability – Get stronger and improve your balance through exercises that strengthen the ankle, knee and hip joints all in a fun and social setting. This class is designed specifically for fall prevention.

Spin – Learn the basics of spin while building your endurance, strengthening your core and toning your muscles. With upbeat music you will climb over hills, spin on flats and try a few sprints.

Spin + More – a class that will rotate each week between Spin + Core and Spin + Stretch. Individuals will be on the bike for roughly 35 minutes and end the class with a deep stretch or core work on the floor.

Step Back to Fonda—Flashback to the 80s with this aerobic class that will include the step boxes and an ab routine at the end.

STRONG  – a music led HIIT workout that combines high intensity interval training with the science of synced music motivation.

Summer Strength – A guided weight lifting workout that will help you to gain the strength and definition that you’re looking for this summer.

TRX – you’ll use your body weight, gravity and TRX Training equipment to push, pull, lunge, squat, hinge and plank. This full body workout will leave you sweating and feeling successful.  All fitness levels will succeed in this class!

Yoga – Clear your mind with this meditative fitness class that blends balance, strength, flexibility and power. This class helps connects your mind and body to flow through a resourceful workout.

Zumba – a dance party that combines all elements of fitness—cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Each time you will leave class with boosted energy and a serious dose of awesomeness!  No dance experience necessary!

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Fit-Friendly Award

The College is recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association‟s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program. This program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. For more information on the Fit-Friendly Worksites initiative, or to find out what you can do to incorporate more physical activity into your day, stop by the Alfond Center or contact Jenna Chase at jchase@sjcme.edu.


Contact Wellness

Contact Jenna Chase ’11
Wellness Coordinator
jchase@sjcme.edu

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