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    The Monroe Athletic Club’s Group Exercise program takes place in three studios located throughout the Fitness Center. The Main Studio accommodates a full schedule of Group Exercise from the traditional to the specialized that are tailored to meet the club member’s time frame and aerobic needs. The Cycle room offers a complete range of Group Cycle classes taught on plenty of top notch Schwinn bikes. The Mind Body Studio gives the club member an opportunity to take part in an eclectic schedule of Yoga-Fit classes performed in a quiet, serene environment. For more information on how to take part in any of our fantastic Group Exercise classes contact us at #387-2352, ext. 205 or email us at

Class Descriptions:

BODYPUMP™ (60min.)
The original barbell workout that strengthens and tones your entire body. Weight room exercises including squats, presses, and lifts and 

BODYATTACK™ (55min.) A high-energy, calorie-consuming athletic workout that will push you past the limit with strong, simple moves and pumping music. This is the most intense workout you'll find in the world of fitness - a session guaranteed to take no prisoners.

KO Cardio (30min.) This class is a calorie kicker. If you like cardio then join us in this kickboxing style cardiovascular training. There will be combinations of punching and kicking. Your mind and body will be focused leaving you feel like you had a stress release.

Abs (15min.) This class concentrates on abdominal muscles, with innovative core and back care exercises.

Butts & Guts (30min.) This class concentrates on abdominal muscles and gluteus maximus muscles. Butts & Guts focuses on movements that strengthen, shape, tone and build the glutes and abdominal wall. We use body weights, weights, benches and bands to achieve a deep burn.

Tabata (45min.) Tabata class is a high-intensity interval training(HIIT). It consist of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20- seconds on, 10 seconds-off interval. There will be time to take a rest in between sets. If you are looking for that fitness challenge...see you in class. Don't worry this class can be modified to make the workout work for you.

Senior Balance & Stretch (30min.) This class will focus on stretching the muscles in the body and practicing balancing. Hand weights, chair, and strap will be utilized in this fun 30 minute class.

LOW IMPACT (60min.)
Combination of traditional floor aerobics, step and muscle toning at an entry level.

Pilates is a series of controlled movements designed to enhance strength, flexibility, control, balance and fluid of movement. The emphasis is on conditioning the center core of your body. Beginner level.

PILATES  (30min.)
Pilates teaches you to initiate movement from your powerhouse, a term used for the musculature in the lower abdominals, low back, glutes and inner thighs. The result? A longer, stronger, more balanced body! Intermediate/Advanced level.

PiYo  (45 & 60min. Classes)
Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? not with PiYo... PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined. 

Indoor group cycle designed to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance. Bring your cycling shoes, clips available for mountain or road shoes. (Cycle I - 30min., Cycle II - 45min., Cycle III - 60min.)

STEP (30min.)
Intermediate/Advanced level of cardio aerobics beginning with a routine and ending with muscle toning and abdominal exercises.

BASIC YOGA (60min.) 
Is for all levels of yoga especially for those just starting out. Learn the fundamentals with gentle class and begin your yoga journey on the right foot.

Slow pace Hatha Yoga based class. Focusing on the function of the poses for your individual body. Breath and alignment will lead you through this class with the help of the instructors giving gentle hands on adjustments.

a yoga class that connects poses to your breath. A practice that creates a balance between movement and steady pose holds. Each class offers a unique combination of poses, designed by our amazing teachers to teach to who is in the class.

YIN YOGA (60min.) 
By using your own body weight and provided equipment you can perform a self-massage or Myofascial release, break up trigger points, and soothe tight fascia while increasing blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues. Combine this with Yin Yoga which is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses that are held for longer periods of time 3 to 5 minutes per pose is typical.

Is a Hatha style of class that will challenge your body, mind and spirit. You will incorporate the wide variety of yoga poses to stretch, strengthen and lengthen on your Saturday morning. All levels are welcome.