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ALL CLASSES START August 27th, 2012
All fitness classes begin on the hour or half hour unless otherwise indicated. Classes are available to members only and are held in the Pirate Fitness Center (PFC) or Dearing Hall (DH). No pre-registration is required and every class is open until the class has begun for each daily session. Click here for class details.
The class schedule is subject to change based on availability and demand. To confirm class times and locations contact the fitness center desk at 816-584-6463.
|Zumba Fitness Class||1 hr|
|FORGE Resistance Class||1 hr|
|Step Fitness Class||1 hr|
|Boot Camp||1 hr|
|Weight Room Reserved|
Fitness Center Orientations
The purpose of the orientation is to make fitness center member familiar and comfortable with basic operations of equipment in the center. Orientations are one hour in length and include a basic health review, goal setting, and a walk through with a qualified instructor. Walk throughs cover the proper usage of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment along with introductions into other fitness training concepts. The service is offered to all fitness center members and is available by appointment only. Call the Pirate Fitness Center at 816-584-6463 or contact Brian Ciolek at email@example.com to set an appointment.
Group Fitness Center Orientations
The group fitness center orientation offers the same benefits as the individual orientation but offers the benefits of a group dynamic and allows the member to find possible workout buddies. Group Fitness Center Orientations are offered at specific schedule times throughout the semester. Participants are encouraged to show up, on time, to whichever orientation is most convenient for their schedule.
This program is an eight week program tailored to meet each individual’s needs and includes beginning, middle, and end of program assessments in body composition analysis, strength testing, and cardiovascular endurance. Clients will receive one-on-one personal training with a qualified instructor who will tailor individual workouts to be followed for the rest of the week. Clients will be given a new work out program each week. Along with proper exercise instruction, clients will also receive training in food journaling and proper diet selection. Space is exceptionally limited. Only five clients will be taken on for each of the eight week programs. To qualify for this program an individual must have participated in a fitness orienation the previous semester. Specific criteria and time commitments must be made to qualify for the program. Freshman must wait until their second semester to apply for admission into this program. You must complete a fitness orientation and follow it for one month before enrolling in personal training. This program is open to all fitness center members and is complementary throughout the academic year. Personal Training is not offered during the summer. Contact Brian Ciolek at 816-584-6463 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in personal training.
Intramural activities are hosted by variouss clubs and groupsthrough the academic year. Most activities happen within the Labor Hall/Old Gym, but some activities are scheduled for the track field and Copley Hall conference room. Students, Faculty, and Staff are all encouraged to participate and have fun. The intramurals activites are listed at www.park.edu/intramurals.
Yoga- Monday, 6:00-7:00 pm, Dearing Hall- West Room
The purpose of this class is to improve overall (physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual) wellness and enhance capacity for stress management. The goals of this class are to promote mind-body connection through breath awareness and control, reduce symptoms and sensations of anxiety. Class benefits include increased flexibility, stamina and muscular strength; promotes healthy metabolism, supple spine, and mental clarity, and circulatory function. Participants of all fitness and experience levels are welcome; modifications are suggested in place of advanced poses. Health conditions that may greatly limit or prevent participation include pregnancy, injury (e.g. spinal, joint, etc.), or illness. Discuss with the instructor before class to ensure safe participation.
FORGE Resistance Class - Monday, 7:00-8:00 pm
FORGE is a barbell resistance training class incorperating classic lifing exercise in a group format. Class format is station training with weights, resistance bands, and gravity to improve strength, endurance, and attitude. This class is a low to moderate impact class is a great class to become comfortabel with resistance training. It's a hardcore work out in 60 minutes, guaranteed to get your blood pumping.
Zumba Fitness Class- Tuesday, 7:00-8:00 pm
Zumba Fitness is a salsa based aerobic fitness class. We combine the latin music and dance with aerobics. Goals of the class are weight loss and toning while constantly moving to generate the most calories used possible. You can burn up to 10000 calories within the hour! While you exercise you also learn how to dance all the most popular salsa moves while you getting in a great workout. It’s just like walking into a club, but you’re working out. Men and women of all ages, there is no limit to having fun!!!
Step Fitness Class - Wednesday, 7:00-8:00pm
Step Fitness classes are a staple of any great fitness center group exercise programs and is new to Park University this year. Step classes are high impact and use the different heights of the step to genearte multiple difficulties levels. The steps are adjustable so if the difficulty is to high it is easy to scale the intensity back to an appropriate level for the indivudals needs. Non-stop movement allow for a great leg workout and lots of calories burned which allows this class to be very beneficial to for those wanting to lose weight.
Turbo Kickboxing- Thursday, 7:00-8:00pm
Cardio Kickboxing is for those looking an energetic upbeat group exercise class. This class is based upon kicking and punching movements set to motivating music that will get your heart pounding and the calories burning. This class is open to all fitness levels; however, note that the class format consists of high intensity and moderate- to high-impact moves. Beginners are encouraged to sensibly modify the workout. Cardio kickboxing should not be taken by anyone with moderate to severe injuries, especially of the spine or lower extremities.
Boot Camp - Mon-Fri, Noon-1pm
This is a total body conditioning class. Emphasis is placed on body weight/free weight, multi joint exercises. Cardiovascular conditioning is also incorporated into the class format. Mild fitness level class attendees should be able to participate as long as they are free of any major injuries/limitations. The classes are based upon group motivation and teamwork which can include team building activities for exercise benefit. Goals of the class include injury prevention, ability to move body weight easier, weight loss, and improved cardiovascular capabilities. This is a high intensity class that should leave the participant with a sense of accomplishment for completing.