Class and Gym Updates!
- Yoga Instructor Change! Colleen Bell is leaving TSG for new ventures. We will miss her! Starting January 2020 Emily Stewart will teach 6:40 pm Wednesday Vinyasa All Levels Yoga.
- Another Reach The Barre Class Added in 2020! Wednesdays 8:15 am with Kari! This class is being added because the Monday 8:15 am Reach The Barre students have asked for a second morning class. So say yes to Barre lovely Kari Anderson on Wednesday mornings.
- BODYPUMP Instructor Change! Christine Humbach is moving to Washington DC. Good luck Christine! Lucky for TSG, the amazing Rachel Henneck will be taking over the 6:15 pm Thursday BODYPUMP class starting 1/2.
- Monday night 6:00 pm Cycle will now be taught by Emily while Kyle takes a leave of absence from TSG! Wednesday night will be the RPM (Les Mills Cycle Format) with Sina. We are excited to bring these talented new instructors to the cycle studio! You are going to dig both these instructors and what they bring to elevate your fitness!
- Don’t miss the opportunity to dance with Daniel in his final two Zumba classes at TSG 1/7 & 1/14. Thank you Daniel for all the great years of Zumba Fitness. Then get ready to welcome Stan to Tuesday nights 5:20 Zumba. He brings the fun to the dance floor every class!
Reach the Barre fuses ballet, pilates, yoga and muscle conditioning with goal of improving posture, strength, flexibility, grace and ba lance. The secret to achieving a dancers body is in how the exercise sequencing targets specific muscle groups, isometrically and dynamically. We blend this fitness magic with the popular Reach class philosophy of “pure technique” to bring you a unique training opportunity…NOW in TSG’s group fitness studio!“Reach™, and now Reach™ the Barre, provides members of all levels the tools to train with the mind-set and discipline a dancer uses daily to master the body.”
Kari Anderson Reach the Barre Class Times:
Mon 8:15 am (Vicki) * Wed 8:15 am Kari * Thurs 4:00 pm (Kari)
BarreWorks! Class will fly by as you work through a mix of barre sequences that will challenge your muscles, strengthen your core, improve flexibility and focus your mind. BarreWorks is a barefoot, fitness-based class blending elements of ballet, pilates and yoga using the barre, mat and various studio equipment. BarreWorks for Every Body! No dance or ballet training required and all fitness levels welcome!
BarreWorks Class Times:
Tues 6:00 am (Emily)
Mon 7:30 pm
Level of Complexity I=easy to follow II=intermediate III=more complex
We hope this helps you select the workout that suits you best as you get started. Eventually Try them all!
STRENGTH & STRENGTH/CARDIO MIX
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.
TBT™ HIIT XPRESS (45 Min)
This non-stop, never get bored workout is scientifically proven to increase metabolism, endurance, and athletic performance, while also decreasing bodyfat. The Tabata formula is 20 seconds of high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest. Series is repeated 8 times then moves on to another sset of exciting exercises. Open to all fitness levels.
TBT Reps combines high-itensity interval training (HIIT) Tabata blocks and continuous strength blocks, to bring you the ultimate Metabolic Conditioning workout. Torch the calories and chisel your muscles. No choreography, no dance and lots of sweat!
Balletone is a low-impact cardio workout designed for the non-dancer and dancer alike. It blends techniques from dance, pilates and fitness.. You will leave feeling aligned, defined, graceful and strong! It’s the perfect compliment to your Barre training.
Reach™ Center Floor
Reach is a unique fusion of ballet technique and fitness training, with the goal of improving posture, strength, stability, flexibility, and balance. Center-Floor training is a dancer's toughest challenge-maintaining control without holding the Barre. Working all planes of motion, turnout and parallel positions, along with burst of easy cardio Reach provides a wonderful mult-dimensional platform for acheiving graceful fitness.
Reach The Barre™ - New February 2019!
The popular Reach class method of “pure technique” is combined with the fitness opportunities of Barre. Focus is on exercise sequencing targeting specific muscle groups, isometrically and dynamically. RTB is taught by ballet-trained instructors to help you achieve a dancer’s strength, attention to detail and control. Various resistance equipment and floor work included. All fitness levels and experience encouraged to attend. “Reach™, and now Reach™ the Barre, provides members of all levels the tools to train with the mind-set and discipline a dancer uses daily to master the body.”KARI ANDERSON
BarreWorks! - NEW April 2019
Class will fly by as you work through a mix of barre sequences that will challenge your muscles, strengthen your core, improve flexibility and focus your mind. BarreWorks is a barefoot, fitness-based class blending elements of ballet, pilates and yoga using the barre, mat and various studio equipment. BarreWorks for Every Body! No dance or ballet training required and all fitness levels welcome!
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.
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.
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.
RPM™ (45 min) NEW January 2020
Les Mills (creator of BODYPUMP) designs this group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It's fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session. With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.
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.
Step Challenge (II,III)
Step moves are taken to the next level of intensity and creativity. Enjoy this energetic, cardio-focused method of training with non-stop music. 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.
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. Wednesdays class has a Latin Block!
HiLo Dance (II,III)
This is a “hard-to-find in Seattle” mix of cardio dance and high/low impact aerobics (HiLo). Taught add-on method with non-stop, club-style music this is for anyone who enjoys building combinations, loves to dance, and wants a faster pace class. Moves progress into advanced/challenging combos, full of direction changes, quick footwork, and turns…a mental/physical journey like no other. Best to attend more than once to pick it all up!
Cardio Dance (II,III)
The friendly, Saturday step-sister to HiLo Dance--same great music, similar combinations, but with some easier freestyle thrown in. The hour flies by building combinations, perfecting the choreography and adding personal style. Great footwork and full-body movements will bring on the sweat. All dance enthusiasts and performers-at-heart are encouraged to attend.
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 great for the novice, as well as the competitive tri athlete! Increase your aerobic/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.