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Group Exercise


GROUP EXERCISE IS A MEMBERS-ONLY BENEFIT. Learn more about membership or join today! 


We offer over 60 group exercise classes to members a week in-person and/or online. 




1) We recommend that members reserve a spot for classes using MotionVibe. Reserving a spot guarantees you a spot for class at the START OF CLASS. It does not guarantee you a spot if you are late. At the start of class, anyone who isn’t present forfeits their spot to a present waitlist participant.

2) To run the entirety of a class, there must be a minimum of 2 participants. 

3) Please arrive to class within the first 10 minutes of class and wear appropriate footwear. 

4) Participants must be at least 12 years old to attend a class solo. Members as young as seven may participate with a parent or gaurdian.


Youth in Group Exercise.  All ages are welcome to join a dance-based fitness class, Zumba or BollyX, with a parent or guardian in attendance.  You must be at least 12 years old to attend any group exercise class AND be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

Current Group Exercise Class Schedule: 

This is just a schedule. To reserve space in a class, please log into Motionvibe Member Portal with your member account information (email and password you created when joining) using the button on the right. 




Bootcamp-Body weight exercises, interval training, functional movements and agility drills. May incorporate different equipment to challenge, inspire, and motivate participants. Can be modified for all fitness levels.

Cardio Dance-Dance based fitness class with a variety of song types and speeds.

Chair Yoga-Yoga practice that modifies yoga poses so they can be done while seated in a chair.  These modifications make yoga accessible to people who cannot stand, lack the mobility to move easily from standing to seated to laying positions.  

Core Fusion-Strengthen and lengthen your muscles, improve posture and balance, and prepare your body for everyday life! Using squishy balls, weighted bars, light weights and gliding discs. Inspired from Pilates & Barre.  For all bodies!

Cycle-Cardio based class on Schwinn indoor spin bikes. Class uses RPMs and resistance to provide a well-rounded workout for the legs and lungs.

Essentrics®/ Age Reversing Essentrics®- A dynamic, full body workout suitable for all fitness levels, movement combining stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body.  Chairs can be provided for people that need to sit or hold for balance.  

Gentle Yoga-Gentle strengthening yoga postures to increase strength, balance and flexibility. Breathing techniques for better focus will be incorporated.

Group Active–Get all the training you need in one hour— cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weighted plates, body weight and simple athletic movements.

Group Fight- A gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done to smash your cardio fitness. This workout combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music.

Group Power– Blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses and curls, with functional integrated exercises.

Parkinson’s-Class with various exercises to help improve balance, mobility, strength, endurance, cognition and flexibility.

Parkinson’s PWR!-Has 4 basic moves designed to target a skill known to deteriorate in people with Parkinson’s, which often lead to loss of mobility and function.

Pedal for Parkinson’s- Fast pedaling (80-90 RPMS) is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease, but there is compelling evidence to show that it does make a real difference in many who try it. Dr. Clearance required to attend.

Pilates– Controlled movements focusing on the core muscles to increase total body strength and flexibility. Pilates can be standing and floor exercises.

Pilates HIIT-High intensity interval training (HIIT) with a focus on Pilates movements like strengthening back, glutes and abs.

Piloxing– Fusion workout blending Pilates, boxing, and dance.

Power Yoga/ Yoga Strength–  Yoga postures with quicker movements while synchronizing breath with each movement.  More challenging postures as the session progresses.

Senior Fitness-Low impact aerobics followed by muscle conditioning, flexibility and balance using bands, balls, gliders and more to work the fine motor skills.

Step and Strength-Cardio and strength class that uses the step for cardio aerobics and various strength exercises sprinkled within the class for the muscle burn.

Strength and Cardio- A little bit of everything, different cardio formats will be explored as well as strength moves.

Tai Chi-Uses the most beneficial practices from Tai Chi to improve balance, reduce stress, reduce fear, and improve vitality. The class will help restore natural posture, breathing, and your life force to become stronger and improve vigor.

TRX- Suspension training using straps to improve strength, endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility

Power Yoga/ Yoga Strength–  Yoga postures with quicker movements while synchronizing breath with each movement.  More challenging postures as the session progresses.

Yoga/ Vinyasa Flow-Physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in ancient India aimed to control and still the mind. It does so through mind-body connection, various yoga poses working on strength and flexibility, and connecting to one’s breathe.

Zumba®-Latin and international upbeat fun music with dance rhythms from slow to face paced. Zumba toning adds slower rhythms and body movements to increase strength. Zumba for Seniors is a slower-paced class.