Group Exercise Descriptions
Fitness Class Update:
Fall Pop-Up Classes!
6 Week Weight Loss Challenge Fall Session!
Welcome NEW BODYCOMBAT Instructor David Gutzwiller! Thursday’s 5:30 pm David Gutzwiller is a software engineer by day specializing in scalable algorithms for scientific computing. By night, David is a Les Mills BODYCOMBAT instructor at the Seattle Gym. Prior to moving to Seattle in late 2016 David taught BODYCOMBAT at The UCSF MIllberry Union Fitness Center in San Francisco, CA.
Thriller At The SeattleGYM! Learn the Thriller Dance to perform Oct. 28th in Occidental Park, Pioneer Square in WorldWide Flashmob. Rehearsals are free and you do not have to be at all the rehearsals to participate Oct. 28th. This event is also a fundraiser and donations will be accepted at rehearsals and event day. This years charity is Jubilee Women’s Center http://www.jwcenter.org/about-jubilee/mission/
Thriller Rehearsal Schedule Queen Anne SeattleGYM: Sat; 4:00-6:00 pm 8/26,9/9,9/23,9/30,10/7,10/14
Thriller Dress Rehearsal Schedule Queen Anne SeattleGYM: Sat: 1-3 pm 10/21
All members and non-members are welcome. Sign-in at front desk prior to rehearsal time. ID is required (SeattleGYM or Drivers License). No Black Soled Shoes!
30:30 Step Two 30-min workouts. Do just one OR stay for both!
Wednesday nights at 5:30
First 30 (I,II): Dynamic easy to follow Step training for All Levels!! Non-stop moves to push your cardio fitness using the Step’s unique “variable-height” advantage. Second 30 (II,III): Ready to try that next level? This 30 min offers more dance-inspired add-on choreography to push your advancing abilities. You will master more intricate patterns, turns, footwork and recall–especially popular with skilled Step members. Don’t miss that sought-after mental/physical intensity unique to Step.
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!
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!
Start off the day right with our high-intensity bootcamp style workout. XFIT combines plyometrics, cardio and resistance training. Open to all fitness levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vinyasa Power Yoga
Vinyasa Power Yoga is designed with challenging body strengthening, balancing and stretching postures. More experienced yogis will enjoy this demanding workout and newer to the practice of yoga will be presented with options. Join in to practice presence, equanimity and self-compassion while strengthening and lengthening your muscles. You won’t want to miss this uplifting, inspiring and challenging class.
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.
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.
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.
Two back-to-back 30-min workouts. Do just one OR stay for both!
First 30 (I,II): Dynamic easy to follow Step training for All Levels! Non-stop moves to push your cardio fitness using the Step’s unique “variable-height” advantage.
Second 30 (II,III): Ready to try that next level? This 30 min offers more dance-inspired add-on choreography to push your advancing abilities. You will master more intricate patterns, turns, footwork and recall–especially popular with skilled Step members. Don’t miss that sought after mental/physical intensity unique to Step.
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
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 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.
Zumba® Toning (I)
Zumba® Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba® moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness party. Using Zumba® toning sticks or light weight dumbbells, you’ll work every muscle group while you groove. At The SeattleGym, the first half of Zumba® toning is focused on toning, and the second half is focused on high-energy cardio dance, to leave you stronger, sweaty and energized! Come join us!
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.