Group Exercise Descriptions

Class and Gym Updates!



LAURELHURST NEWS!

Try the NEW Zone Workout! Monday 7:00 – 7:45 pm

Welcome to The Zone! Are you ready to test your limits with this fast-paced circuit class that combines strength, cardio and HiiT to achieve that must have metabolic conditioning affect? Your trainer will challenge you using a combination of water rowers, treadmills, bikes, battle ropes, kettle bells, slam balls, body weight and more. No two classes are alike! When you enter The Zone you will continue to burn calories 12 -24 hours after the workout, scientifically known as EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption), or quite simply, the after-burn! We hope you set the goal for yourself to, “Get comfortable being uncomfortable!” Workout finishes with meditation for the complete mind-body connection.  (Class size is limited to 6 people and is held in lower weight room. Class is free to all members. Book your spot in class at front desk)

Staying on the GroupX Schedule! Members have embraced the benefits of Meditation during the Fall Session. Meditation is staying on the GroupX schedule. Join Kal 7:30 -8:00 pm Tuesday nights in the cycle loft. This class is designed to teach you to effortlessly grasp the fundamentals of meditation and to allow its easy application into your daily life.  Where comfortable warm clothes.

Wednesday night yoga returns January 10, 2018 2017 7:30 am with the amazing Alex. R!  Join her for Vinyasa All Levels.

Winter Pop-UP! Knockout! Tuesday’s 8:00 – 8:45 am with Autumn has been extended into Spring due to popular demand. Check it out!


QUEEN ANNE NEWS

Announcing TWO Winter Pop-Up Classes!

Strong by Zumba with Susan Rucker returns to the GX schedule. Tuesdays at 8:00 am. Check out this amazing HiiT workout. All the moves sync to the music. The combination is an exhilarating workout experience.  Starts Feb 6.

Vinyasa All Levels (Yoga) starts Feb 2. Noon Fridays lead by Alex Rosenblum. Start your weekend with an hour of mindfulness. It’s the best fitness gift you can give yourself for the new year.



The SeattleGYM proudly offers you the most complete selection of workout options in the city.

We specialize in both dance-based and sports-based workouts. Some classes integrate both. The intensity of some cardio workouts may be depend on the ability to follow the movements.

Classes where choreography is involved will have the following key regarding complexity. I=easy to follow II=intermediate III=more complex

We hope this will help you choose the best place to start, and progress, in your lifetime of fitness. Every class is taught with the highest level of instruction, and progression so you can enjoy a result-focused workout. Try them all!

POP-UP CLASSES!

Try a NEW class every Season for 6 weeks only!

Knockout! Jan 9 – Feb 20 @ Laurelhurst 8:00 am Tuesdays (45 min)

Knockout is a 45-minute workout influenced by Kickboxing, Pilates and Functional Training.  In this non-stop high energy workout the beginner will rise to a new fitness level while the intermediate and advanced athlete will build on their endurance.

With the utilization of Pilates principles, plyometrics and kickboxing sports drills you will: achieve goals, build confidence, define and strengthen muscles, improve balance, flexibility, mindfulness, increase metabolic rate and Knockout calories!

The time is NOW to get in the ring to accept your Knockout challenge.

Strong by Zumba!  Feb 6- March 27 (no Class 2/20)  @ Queen Anne 8:00 am Tuesdays

Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. Every squat, every lunge, every burpee is driven by the music, helping you make it to that last rep, and maybe even five more.

In a one-hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees, burpees, and jumping jacks are interchanged with isometric moves like lunges, squats, and kickboxing. STRONG by Zumba® instructors change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max.

Vinyasa All Levels (Yoga) @Queen Anne Feb. 9 – March 23  12:00 pm Fridays

 An all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class focused on unifying the breath, body and mind. Beginners can feel comfortable coming here to learn the basics, while experienced students will discover new ways to challenge and deepen their postures. All students will leave feeling centered, grounded and balanced.
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STRENGTH-BASED WORKOUTS:

BODYPUMP™
From Les Mills USA, a not-to-miss muscle challenge! Great for all fitness levels because you determine your intensity. BodyPump™ is an energizing hour of group weight -training, using barbells, weight plates, and cutting edge music.

Abs Only and Core/Ball (15 minutes)
Sweet and intense! This short targeted workout combines exercises for abdominal and back muscles to improve torso strength, endurance, and posture. Pure core work in one time-efficient workout. Core/Ball utilizes the Ballast Ball™


HIIT-BASED (Cardio and Strength) WORKOUTS:

C.U.T.™ Concentrated Urban Training
This high-powered interval workout uses the best methods in athletic training for an unbelievable results-focused workout. Each member has an individual station of training tools to reach both aerobic and anaerobic zones. Motivating, technique-driven coaching will improve your shape, your performance and your commitment.

Total Body Tabata™ (TBT HiiT)™  “You Know It’s Time! ”
This amazing, non-stop, never get bored workout has been scientifically proven to increase your metabolism, endurance and athletic performance, while also decreasing your body fat. Soon you will find yourself lost in the Tabata formula of performing 20 seconds of high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest. We will repeat this series 8 times and then move on to another set of exciting exercises. Open to all fitness levels.
TBT™ XPRESS – 45 minute TBT™HiiT Workout!!

Total Body Tabata™ REPS
TBT™ REPS focuses on more strength training using the barbell, dumbbells and plates. High- intensity cardio Tabata blocks and continuous strength training blocks are combined to torch the calories and chisel your muscles. No choreography, no dance & lots of sweat!

XFIT Bootcamp
Start off the day right with our high-intensity bootcamp style workout. XFIT combines plyometrics, cardio and resistance training. Open to all fitness levels.

The Zone!
Are you ready to test your limits with this fast-paced circuit class that combines strength, cardio and HiiT to achieve that must have metabolic conditioning affect? Your trainer will challenge you using a combination of water rowers, treadmills, bikes, battle ropes, kettle bells, slam balls, body weight and more. No two classes are alike! When you enter The Zone you will continue to burn calories 12 -24 hours after the workout, scientifically known as EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption), or quite simply, the after-burn! We hope you set the goal for yourself to, “Get comfortable being uncomfortable!” Workout finishes with meditation for the complete mind-body connection. Try the NEW Zone Workout (This class is conducted with 6 people max. Sign up at the front desk. Workout held in lower weight room. Arrive 5 minutes early)

 


MIND-BODY WORKOUTS:

REACH™ (75 min)
This “no-barre” workout is a flowing mix of ballet-inspired movement and fitness training for an energetic method of improving total-body strength, balance, stability, flexibility and posture. Standing to floor this popular hybrid workout will affect the way you stand and move every day. REACH combines a mix of training techniques, including aspects of Yoga and Pilates, for a unique challenge and release of energy all its own.

Flow Yoga
A flowing, dynamic form of yoga, in which the breath acts as an anchor to the movement as you flow from one pose to the next.

Hatha Yoga
A wide range of yoga techniques such as sound (mantra), gestures (mudras), and visualization (bhavana); in addition to postures, breathing and meditation are practiced. Yoga Sutras, practical application to modern lifestyles and explanation of yoga symbols are emphasized. Sessions are spontaneously adapted to meet the needs, contex,t and experience level of the students attending.

Vinyasa All Levels                                                                                                                                                                  An all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class focused on unifying the breath, body and mind. Beginners can feel comfortable coming here to learn the basics, while experienced students will discover new ways to challenge and deepen their postures. All students will leave feeling centered, grounded and balanced.

Yin Yang Yoga
Class will start with dynamic and strengthening standing poses to build internal heat. The later portion of class will be comprised of longer holds (3-5 minutes) in passive postures to release tension in the connective tissues & increase circulation.

Pilates Mat
This class is a mind-body workout, influenced and designed to link movements into a flowing series of exercises. This full body workout will develop strong trunk musculature, overall flexibility, and endurance.

Gentle Yoga
This Hatha-Yoga based slow flow class is designed for all ages and all levels. Participants will enjoy a class that combines meditation, breath work, and traditional yoga asana postures designed to encourage flexibility and build muscles strength.

POP Pilates (50 min)
Pop Pilates is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to your favorite Top 40 hits. This intense, mat-based workout challenges students to rhythmically flow from one exercise to the next, developing a rock solid core while leaving no muscle untouched.

CARDIO-FOCUSED WORKOUTS:

BODYSTEP™ (I,II)
Les Mills BODYSTEP™ is an energizing step workout designed for all levels of experience. High-energy instructors teach simple movements using adjustable step height. Cardio blocks push fat burning systems into high gear followed by muscle conditioning to shape and tone your body.

BODYCOMBAT™ (I,II)
LesMills BODYCOMBAT™ is an empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai. Supported by driving music and powerful role model instructors, you strike, punch, kick and kata your way through calories to superior cardio fitness.

Cardio Mix (I,II)
The workout that combines the best of both of Step and HiLo! A 1/2 & 1/2 format that focuses completely on cardio for the entire hour. Great stretch at the end. If you want the benefits of both, join the mix.

Step Challenge (II,III)
Favorite Step moves are taken to the next level of intensity and creativity. Enjoy this energetic, cardio-focused method of training which may include rhythm variations, directional changes, stomps, turns and more. Combinations are linked for that ultimate challenge of performing “from the top”. A definite must for the Step Challenge enthusiast. Note: Beginners may wish to start with BODYSTEP prior to trying a Step Challenge class

DanceFiT (I,II)
Get ready to dance-off the calories with this mixed-impact cardio-dance workout. The choreography is fun and will keep you moving, sweating and smiling. All levels welcome. Fridays include BEAM™ work (conditioning/stability/core).

HiLo Dance (II,III)
This is definitely a class that will take more than one try to perfect and well worth the effort. Join in the fun and challenge of this fast paced, “club style” cardio dance—this is a “hard-to-find in Seattle” mix of dance choreography and push to the max aerobics. This popular workout is designed for the member (new or long-time) who loves to dance, enjoys the challenge of learning, and can handle speed. Moves progress from basic steps into advanced and challenging combinations, full of directional movement, big moves, quick footwork, turns and jumps…a mental/physical journey.

Zumba® (I)
Zumba is an energetic hour that combines both cardio and body sculpting into one dynamic workout. Easy-to-follow dance steps, the class fuses Latin and international rhythms that tone and sculpt while burning fat. The party atmosphere will rejuvenate your heart, body and soul.

Cycle (45 min)
A low-pact indoor cycle class that is able to accommodate the individual needs of the novice, as well as the competitive tri athlete! Increase your aerobic and anaerobic capacity, burn calories and jump-start your metabolism with this simulated outdoor-ride set to energizing music. Our bikes have SPD clip less pedals, as well as cages for athletic shoes. First-time attendees should arrive 10 minutes before class to be properly setup.

Peloton (On Demand Cycle Workouts)
On demand Cycle classes selected from the Peloton menu. Another great way to get fit with your friends at The SeattleGYM! Available during non-cycle and GravtyGroup scheduled classes.

 

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