Group Class Descriptions
- 10 Minute Arms: all around resistance training for your upper body. Quick, easy and only 10 minutes. Great way to end of start a workout. All fitness levels welcome. Low to moderate intensity; can be modified for all fitness levels.
- 10 Minute Legs: all around resistance training for your lower body. Quick, easy and only 10 minutes. Great way to end of start a workout. All fitness levels welcome. Low to moderate intensity; can be modified for all fitness levels.
- Active Adults: excellent class for those of any age willing and able! Using a set of light weights and a chair, this class is designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and strengthen those with arthritic conditions. This can be modified to accommodate all senior age groups, fitness levels, and also the physically challenged.
- Aqua Fitness: class involving dumbbells, noodles and body weight. Various movements will be utilized during the class. Moderate intensity, but can be modified for all levels. Held at MWR Swimming Pool.
- Aqua Zumba: make a splash by adding a low-impact and high energy aquatic exercise to your fitness routine. Can be modified for all fitness levels. Held at MWR Swimming Pool.
- Body Sculpting: this class features personal bars working the total body. Light resistance and higher repetitions are used. Utilize this class to get toned and lean.
- Cardio & Core: class focused on higher intensity cardiovascular work. This class will utilize treadmills, track, bicycles, rowers, Jacobs ladders and versa climbers. Along with cardiovascular work, threw ill be a core session at the end to burn even more calories.
- Fit-X-Press: (self-driven circuit) 30-minute express circuit class for your lower and upper-body, arms, and abdominal/core area. Spend 1 minute at each station, take a 30-second break and move to the next station. At the end of 30 minutes, you have done a full-body workout.
- Functional Circuit: circuit-style class utilizing ropes, climbing ladders, TRX, medicine balls and more! Rotate through a fast-paced circuit to get your blood pumping and endurance increased.
- Functional Fitness: although geared towards the advanced participant, exercises can be modified for the beginner. The classes are constantly varied, highly-intense and provide functional movements. We use barbells, kettle-bells, medicine balls, rowing machines and body weight to push you to your limits.
- Kickboxing: check out this class involving various martial arts, utilizing kicks and punches. Fluctuating between higher and lower intensity aerobic capacity. All fitness levels.
- Line Dancing: different styles of music and choreographed dances with a repeating series of steps are performed in unison, either in lines or rows, most often without the dancers making contact with one another. All of the dancers performing a line dance face the same direction and perform the steps at exactly the same time.
- Lean Beat: prevention of high blood pressure is key for this class. Cardiovascular work utilizing treadmills, rowers, bikes and steppers will be utilized.
- Mobility 101: struggling with muscle or joint pain? Look no further. This class will look to ease the stressors placed upon the muscular and skeletal system. The entire body will be used, holding stretches and utilizing mats, foam rollers and bands. Low intensity for all fitness levels.
- Morning Circuit: one-hour interval training class for those of any age willing and able! A great way to burn fat and boost metabolism. Each interval is for 40-90 seconds and consists of cardiovascular activities, upper body, and lower body exercises. The class is taught at three levels so whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advance—this class is for you!
- Muscle Conditioning: this slower-paced resistance training class will look to engage the upper or lower body. It is best suited for engaging specific muscle fibers to help sculpt and tone. Moderate to vigorous intensity; can be catered towards individual needs.
- Spinning: your cardio challenge is here! You can go at your own pace or can be challenged by our excellent instructors. You will climb hills, do sprints and jumps all in one class. Because you can adjust the tension on the bike yourself, this cardio workout is suited for ANYONE and EVERYONE!
- Sweat N Step: get your blood pumping with this workout involving the use of step platforms to help improve your cardiovascular output. We will utilize dumbbells, kettle-bells and bands. Moderate to vigorous intensity; can be modified for all fitness levels.
- PBS: Posture, Balance and Strength is a total body workout that will increase your overall strength and cardiovascular health, while perfecting your posture and balance.
- Pilates: a series of non-impact exercises designed to develop strength, flexibility, balance and inner awareness for all fitness levels. We will utilize Pilates rings, resistance bands, dumbbells and weighted balls.
- The Whole Nine Yards: a combination of everything. This class has every element of fitness: resistance, cardiovascular, balance and coordination. This class will utilize treadmills, ropes, medicine balls, barbells and much more. Moderate to vigorous intensity; can be modified for all fitness levels.
- Total Body Conditioning: engage the entire body with this higher rep workout utilizing dumbbells, barbells and bands, along with high-aerobic capacity work.
- TRX: engage all your muscles with this non-stop TRX workout. Build overall strength, balance and flexibility with this total-body conditioning program.
- Yoga: for all students seeking the benefits of a very relaxing, gentle, and nourishing practice. Combination of gentle hatha, easy vinyasa and deep restorative work. Improves range of motion and joint mobility while reducing pain, the effects of stress and balance strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness through a continuous flow.
- Yoga Chair: for all students seeking the benefits of a very relaxing, gentle, and nourishing practice. Will utilize all the concepts of Yoga but utilizing a chair.
- Virtual Fitness (Room 2): if you can't make it to one of our classes, try one of our virtual classes in Room 2, brought to you by WellBeats. Simply select the class you want to take and follow the prompts on the drop down screen: Zumba, Spinning, Pilates and more!
- Zumba: dance and aerobic workout choreographed to high temp music. All fitness levels welcome.
Meet the Trainers
- Rio possesses certifications for personal training, Health Coach, Fitness Nutrition, Group Fitness Specialist, Barre Bar, Pilates, Zumba and Yoga. She's been teaching classes since 1991. She is a Master Trainer in Step Reebok, Latin Dance and Hip-Hop, and is a Les Mills BodyPUMP, Body Combat and Grit Certified Instructor. She is also Silver Sneakers, Silver Sneaker Yoga and Balance certified. Rio has experience with the YMCA, where in between other classes, she instructed fitness classes for youth and kids since 2015. Fitness is her passion because it allows her to help others to conquer their fitness goals and improve their life for better. She is a student at Ohio State with an Exercise and Science major. Rio is happy and proud to be part of the amazing DSCC MWR Fitness Center. "Fitness it about health, being fit, feeling good inside, and having a mind-body concept. I am here to help anyone to find and go through that path. 'Start Where You Are. Use What You Have. Do What You Can.'"
Group Fitness Class Schedules
Please note: all classes are to be taught only by the DSCC-MWR Fitness Center Staff. Have a suggestion for a new class? Let us know!