Group Exercise Course Description

In this high intensity class, students will improve their strength, flexibility, and cardio respiratory fitness through a combination of spinning, walking/running, body weight exercises, weight lifting, and stretching. All workouts can be modified to varying fitness levels, from fitness newbies to veteran athletes. If you are looking for a variety, challenge, teamwork, and fun in your training, this class is for you. $20 fee per 5 week session.

This class will use light weights to tone and sculpt your entire body. There will be a combination of light weight lifting and abdominal work, finished off with stretching. It only lasts 45 minutes, so if you're too busy to take a full class, or you're just getting into shape, this is the class for you!

This class is a full body toning, strength, and cardio workout that combines dance inspired barre work and light weights to burn calories, sculpt muscles, and strengthen the core.

Stop talking about getting in shape and get your body in gear! Join today for traditional (Hi/Lo) aerobics and muscle conditioning workouts that will sculpt your body and optimize your health and productivity. The workout intensity can be easily adjusted to accommodate all levels of fitness, so whether you're a beginner or world class athlete, these classes are for you!!

This class includes intervals of resistance training, spinning, step, walking, and jump roping. Each interval is less than three minutes in length and the class will meet for one hour. If there is a particular segment that you prefer not to participate in, no worries, just substitute some other form of exercise. Give it a try – it's good for the body to change training methods.

A 45-55 minute indoor cycling class for all levels. You will experience a ride to music that simulates an outdoor cycling experience, without the dogs or traffic! Please allow time before class for a brief orientation and after class for equipment clean up. Space is limited. The class will be held in the BC lobby. Preregistration for each session and a $5 fee is required to "hold your bike."

This class is designed to improve, build, and enhance strength, flexibility, and concentration using yoga-style and Pilates-style techniques.

*These classes carry an additional fee.

First-time participants should meet with the instructor a few minutes before class for a brief orientation. All classes are inclusive in nature. Our instructors are qualified to assist a variety of levels of fitness as well as to keep our participants interested by varying their routines. Classes are held in BC 202. Any questions, call Mary Shelasky at 413.552.2161.

BC Group Ex. Full Course Descriptions Spring 2016


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040