Small group training classes are designed to give participants more specific, personalized feedback from their instructor, while working in a group setting. You must be a Recreational Services member to purchase and participate in small group training offerings. View all of our current offerings below!

Barre Fitness is a hybrid class that combines ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, yoga, strength training and cardio. Barre classes typically focus on small, pulsing movements that target muscles you don’t “normally use in everyday life” with emphasis on form, alignment, balance, and core engagement. Props such as light hand weights, mini stability balls, resistance bands and exercise tubing may be incorporated into the workout and will be supplied by the studio. You can expect each barre class to address multiple areas of your body, including your: arms, legs, core & glutes. All levels welcome!

Session 1:

  • Instructor:  Catie
  • Location: CRWC AR3
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays, February 7 - March 7
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Cost: $30

Session 2:

  • Instructor:  Catie
  • Location: CRWC AR3
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays, April 4 - May 2
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Cost: $30

Registration

Elevate your performance and technical toolbox in this climbing-oriented strength and conditioning course. Build endurance, power, skill and focus on the road ahead through a multitude of modalities including yoga, for mobility and heightened mind-boy connection, resistance training for a well-balanced muscular body, boulder circuits on the up-and-coming spray wall, and biomechanics. Unlock your true potential with peers and coaches in this five-week journey to greatness.

Session 1

  • Instructors: Chase and Raud
  • Location: CRWC/Bouldering Wall
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays/Thursdays, Feb. 7 - March 9
  • Times: 6 p.m. - 7p.m.
  • Cost: $90.00/session

Session 2

  • Instructors: Chase and Raud
  • Location: CRWC/Bouldering Wall
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays/Thursdays, April 4 - May 4
  • Times: 6 p.m. - 7p.m.
  • Cost: $90.00/session

Registration

Build explosive power through rotational core training with landmine lifts. Oblique plane movements are underutilized in traditional strength training but are exceptional for increasing body awareness, helping build a well-balanced/muscular body and addressing unilateral body asymmetry in a hard-core, fun way.

Session 1:

  • Instructor: Chase
  • Location: CRWC, North Lounge
  • Days/Dates: Mondays, February 6 - March 6
  • Times6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Cost: $40

Session 2:

  • Instructor: Chase
  • Location: CRWC, North Lounge
  • Days/Dates: Mondays, April 3 - May 1
  • Times6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Cost: $40

Registration

This program is for womxn who are interested in getting strong and fit using barbell exercises. Technique-based coaching will be given each session, focusing on the basic barbell lifts: the squat, deadlift, row, bench press, and overhead press. Accessory lifts and gym safety will also be covered. We will wrap up each day by putting what we learned into practice with a sweat-induced, challenging weightlifting workout together.

Session 1:

  • Instructor:  Rian   
  • Location: CRWC, First floor weight area
  • Days/Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, February 6 - March 8 
  • Times12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
  • Cost: $60

OR

  • Instructor:  Katie   
  • Location: CRWC, First floor weight area
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 7 - March 9
  • Times7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 
  • Cost: $60

Session 2: 

  • Instructor:  Rian   
  • Location: CRWC, First floor weight area
  • Days/Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, April 3 - May 3
  • Times12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
  • Cost: $60

OR

  • Instructor:  Katie   
  • Location: CRWC, First floor weight area
  • Days/Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 4 - May 4
  • Times7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 
  • Cost: $60

Registration

Are you interested in teaching yoga but are not certified? Level One is your first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher. This training is available for anyone who wants to teach yoga or simply deepen their practice. Level One provides the foundation and tools to create inspiring vinyasa classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science.    

Recreational Services is hosting a YogaFit Level 1 Foundations Training.  

  • Location: CRWC Activity Room 3
  • Days/Dates: March 25 - 26
  • Times: 8 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
  • Cost: $299

When you register, use coupon code 2022FBL1 to receive this price

Registration  

Small group training policies:

How to register online:

Payment:

  • Payment must be made at the time of registration online or at the membership desk. 
  • Forms of payment accepted: Check (made out to The University of Iowa), Credit Card, U-bill (U-bill is in-person only).

  • No refunds will be given 3-days prior to the first class.
  • There are no makeup sessions if a participant must miss a class due to their own scheduling conflicts.
  • If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, participants will be contacted prior to the start of class. 
  • If a cancellation is needed due to extenuating circumstances, the participant will need to speak with the Associate Director of Fitness immediately in order for a refund to be considered.

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