At The Adirondack Club
GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Below you will find the descriptions for all the Group Exercise Classes we offer by category and then by alphabetical order. Please note that we are not currently running all that are listed in order to see the most current schedule please visit our Group Exercise Schedule page.
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CARDIO and STRENGTH
BODYPUMP™: The original Les Mills BODYPUMP™ barbell class will sculpt, tone, and strengthen your entire body, fast! This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls.
BOOTCAMP: A full body workout consisting of functional movements with a mix of high intensity interval training and weightlifting. A variety of equipment is used from bands and balls to barbells and free weights.
CARDIO KICK REMIX: Two class favorites combined into one awesome, butt kicking workout. Cardio Kick Remix will have you kicking and punching your way into shape with a combination of kickboxing/cardio movements along with strength training.
CARDIO/STRENGTH: Full body workout to help improve cardiovascular health and muscular strength, High energy. Fun!
DANCE CARDIO- Dance Cardio will get your heart pumping and body sweating quickly. Enjoy fun, easy-to-follow choreography set to music from around the world. All levels welcome.
EXPRESS CIRCUIT: A 30-minute express class hosted on the Deck at the Queenax unit.
HIIT/CORE: 30 minutes of High Intensity Cardio blocks followed by 30 minutes of CORE work.
MUSCLE AND HUSTLE: Super Charge your week with this NEW class! The perfect mix of weights and just the right amount of cardio to kick off your week. This class will leave you feeling strong and centered.
P90X LIVE™: Total body strength class that includes cardio, lower body, upper body, and core. P90X is fun, challenging, and for all levels of fitness with modification provided.
RAISE THE BARRE: A complete workout focusing on posture alignment and intervals of small, isometric movements for sculpted, longer, and leaner physiques. A challenging workout consistently using both aerobic and strength training for continuous individual results combines modification and equipment for participation of all levels.
SCULPT: Total Body Strength Class targeting each muscle group. This class will involve Lower Body, Upper Body and Core blocks. Light, medium and heavy weights along with bands and gliders will be used to sculpt and tone your body.
SIMPLY FIT: This class utilizes simple, low-impact group cycling, aerobic choreography, resistance training and mind/body techniques to deliver a total body workout. Perfect for anyone new to exercise, returning to exercise, or looking for the basics.
SHRED: This Total Body Power Class will be a combination of strength and power blocks. AMRAPS, EMOMS, HIGH ENERGY and FUN!
SWEAT & STRENGTHEN: Let’s go back in time, before burpees and plyometrics. Remember Aerobics? 45 minutes of moving to music. Perhaps even a step class once in a while. Afterward, 15 minutes of core work. Low impact, high energy!
SoulFUSION: This class involves yoga-inspired flows, cardio bursts to boost your heart rate, balance sequences that will crush your core. A combination of weights and bands are used to sculpt and tone your muscles.
SWEAT AND STRENGTHEN: Let’s go back in time, before burpees and plyometrics. 45 minutes of moving to music. Perhaps even a step class once in a while. Afterward, 15 minutes of core work. Perfect for ALL ages!
TOTAL BODY BLAST: Total Body Blast is a cardio/weight interval class. We'll get you moving with kickboxing, step and strength. The class will finish with core training for a complete workout. All levels are welcome!
ZUMBA®: This Latin inspired dance fitness program fuses national and international rhythms. Anything from Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton, and many other rhythms will have you participating in the BEST PARTY IN TOWN! Fun, Easy, and Effective.
MIND and BODY
BARRE: Barre fitness is a hybrid workout class - combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and strength training. Most classes incorporate a ballet barre and use classic dance moves such as plies, alongside static stretches. Barre also focuses on high reps of small range movements.
CANDLE LIT YOGA: Relax, unwind, and let go after a busy day. Enjoy a soothing slow flow and restorative yoga practice by candlelight. We will begin with a slower-paced Vinyasa practice, moving with attention to the breath and alignment, and then settle into stillness with restorative and yin postures. Let tension and stress melt away, and leave feeling recharged and renewed.
HATHA YOGA: Hatha promotes balance, flexibility, strength, and relaxation through various asanas and breathing techniques. Providing tools for everyday stress, this class aims to clear the mind, improve concentration, enhance your overall well-being, and experience inner peace. Suitable for beginners and those wanting a gentle practice.
KRIPALU YOGA: Kripalu Yoga is a gentle class, focused on finding the bliss in any given moment. In this style of yoga practice, you will focus on your own body’s energy or “prana.” Breathing techniques, prolonged poses, and gentle concentration make this class ideal for beginners and those looking for a slower practice spending more time in poses.
PILATES: You will concentrate on your body’s core muscles and building strength without excess bulk. By emphasizing proper breathing, correct spinal and pelvic alignment, and complete concentration on smooth flowing movement, you become acutely aware of how your body feels, where it is in space, and how to control its movement.
POWER VINYASA YOGA: A dynamic combo of strength, flexibility and balance. By pairing movement with breath, this challenging flow of yoga will sculpt, tone and hone the muscles of your body and mind. All levels welcome!
REV UP AND RESTORE: The best of both worlds! The majority of this class is interval-style, infused with yoga inspired exercises that rev up your heart rate while helping to build strength, mobility, and flexibility. It is followed by a restorative practice to cultivate relaxation and calm throughout the body and mind.
VINYASA YOGA: Vinyasa yoga is a dynamic blend of postures and breathwork. It aims to produce relaxation, self-healing in the body and mind along with strength and balance. Join us in a warm studio which will enhance your flexibility and healing systems of the body.
YIN YOGA: In Yin Yoga, poses are held for several minutes at a time in order to stretch the connective tissue around the joints. The Yin practice includes powerful mental and emotional benefits as its practitioner becomes quiet, still, and mindful of the present. Suitable for beginners and those wanting a gentle practice.
YOGA & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT: This class combines functional movement with creative and intelligent yoga sequencing to improve the way we move. There is a great focus on proprioception, exteroception (sensing the outside) and interception (sensing the inside)and nociception (how we perceive discomfort), and Kinesthesia (how movement is performed) in space and how we move through space. This class embodies breathing techniques, meditation, and movement. Using functional movement and yoga principles to find balance in life. This is all levels class designed for newbies and avid yogis alike.
HYDRO: Improve your cardiovascular conditioning while strengthening your entire body! This is the perfect class to challenge your body using water resistance in a low impact environment.
CYCLEJAM: The hottest cycling class at the AC, with mind-blowing playlists, pumped up energy, volume and lighting. If your are sensitive to dark or flashing lights, this may not be the class for you. High music volume can be cut in half by using earplugs that are provided.
CYCLECLASSIC: This cycle class is the original “ride the road” class set to low or natural lighting and moderate music volume.
CYCLE STRENGTH: 30 minutes of cardio on the bike followed by 30 minutes of upper body strength training and core work. It’s a perfect blend of cardio and strength.