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Active U SUMMER SCHEDULE  – ALL group fitness classes are free for employees! No membership needed!

ActiveU classes are free group fitness classes sponsored by HealthyUNCG in partnership with UNCG Department of Recreation and Wellness for UNCG employees!. All classes are held at the new Kaplan Center for Wellness. You do NOT have to be a member of the Kaplan Center for Wellness to participate in Active U or the new Open Active U programming.
 
See below for schedule and class descriptions!
 
There is NO need to register for Active U or Open Active U classes. To attend a class, bring your employee ID card and let the front desk attendant know you are there for Active U. A sign in sheet will be provided.
 
 

Summer 2017 ActiveU schedule

(classes subject to change, please check back often. Most recent update 6/22/17)

For a PDF version of Summer Schedule I, please click the link below:

Summer Session II Schedule

 

Class Descriptions

BARRE

Using flexibility, aerobics and elements of strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre is fun and empowering delivering a result driving workout that sculpts your body into amazing shape.

BODYPUMP®

Uses light to moderate weights with loads of repetitions to give a full body workout. Instructors will coach you through scientifically proven moves, pump out encouragement, motivation and great music to help you achieve your goals! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated.

BODYCOMBAT®

A high-energy martial arts-inspired non- contact workout. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn tons of calories. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ. Bring your best fighter attitude!

Zumba®

A combination of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting workout that everyone can do! Feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

HIIT Strength

High, Intensity, Interval, Training in a Strength version. This class will take you through strength movements with light weight, in quick intervals. Get in and out of the gym in no time and become the best athlete you can be!

HIIT CARDIO

High, Intensity, Interval, Training- quick cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind all in under 30 minutes. Improve your metabolism and burn tons of calories!

HIIT Cycle

High, Intensity, Interval, Training on a bike! Short in duration, big on results. Small bouts on an intensity where you work as hard as possible, followed short rest periods. You will smash your fitness goals and burn calories for hours after each workout!

Spin45

A 45-minute class designed to give riders an intense, time-efficient ride. All the benefits of a Spinning class – you just get to your destination sooner.

Spin60

Ride like a racer, train like an athlete and find your inner competitor. Take a ride on the indoor bikes to improve cardio endurance and lower body muscular strength. Leave this class dripping in sweat and ready to come back for more!

R.I.P.P.

Resistance. Interval. Power. Performance. The one stop class that combines fast intervals or cardiorespiratory work along with resistance strength based movements. Get ready to be ripped!

Deep Water

This class held in the pool improves conditioning, muscular strength and endurance using the buoyancy and resistance of the water. Complete a safe, effective, and fun workout! Allows yourself break from the ‘impact’ on the body.

Yogalates

The class that puts the two most favorite mind/body disciplines in one: Yoga and Pilates. Grab your mat and get ready to build a strong core and mind.

Yoga

A regular yoga practice will help transform your mind and body, leading you to find inner peace. Enhance your strength, balance, flexibility and stability. Leave feeling stronger and more centered. Just breathe.

TRX® Bootcamp

The TRX Suspension Trainer is a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight. TRX (Total-body Resistance X-training) exercises develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Throw in resistance and intensity to make it a bootcamp!

Bootcamp

Get in shape “boot camp” style! Experience high-intensity, full-body workouts that target the major muscle groups of the upper & lower body. Expect anywhere from circuit-style routines, dumbbells, exercise bands, or even body weight, each class brings its own unique challenges.Prepare to sweat and push yourself to the next level!

Kickboxing

Find your beast! This class format integrates combinations of punches, kicks, quick movements to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, & get an awesome workout.

Move n’ Groove

Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn fun moves and unique combinations to dance your stress away. This class is to great music and anyone can do it!

Core

This class targets the torso, but works anywhere from the shoulders to the knees. It’s an ideal class for toning and shaping the stomach and glutes. The functional training in this class will make you perform better, stand stronger and run faster!

 

 

 ActiveU Noon Ball

Noon-ball will take place in the Student Recreation Center basketball courts #2 and #3 on Wednesdays from 12pm – 1:00 pm. A SRC Membership is NOT required to participate. Simply bring your UNCG Staff ID, a towel, water bottle, and workout clothes including non-marking shoes to enjoy the games.

Noon-ball Guidelines

  • All UNCG Faculty/Staff must present an ID at the Student Recreation Center front desk to gain access to the facility for ActiveU noon-ball. You must be an active UNCG Faculty/Staff to be eligible for free access through ActiveU.
  • Guest may be sponsored by UNCG Faculty/Staff, however guests must pay the $6 guest fee and be sponsored by an ActiveU participant. This pass only allows guest to play in the noon-ball games while accompanied by their sponsor at all times. It does not grant them access to the rest of the facility.
  • Participation by UNCG Faculty/Staff in ActiveU noon-ball grants access to the locker rooms (including the showers) and the noon-ball basketball games. Non-SRC Members are not permitted to use the rest of the facility unless they purchase a Student Recreation Center Membership.
  • Towel service can be purchased for $10 a semester if you would like the Student Recreation Center to provide a fresh towel for you each time you come visit.
  • Active U participants are expected to follow all Student Recreation Center guidelines. See Campus Recreation Facilities Policies for the remainder of the SRC guidelines.

Noon Ball is FREE and you can earn 10 Spartan Points for each time you participate.

HealthyUNCG hosts group walks every Tuesday at noon!

Join HealthyUNCG and other UNCG employees for a 30 minute group walk each Tuesday at noon. Meet in front of the main EUC entrance. Walk begins at 12:10. Email healthy_uncg@uncg.edu to be added to the email reminder list. HealthyUNCG will email the reminder email group and post here if the walk is cancelled due to weather or other conditions.

Fitness Lending Library

Want to exercise but don’t have the time? Wish you could work out while in the office? Check out HealthyUNCG’s new Fitness Lending Library! HealthyUNCG’s Fitness Lending Library allows employees and departments to “check out” various fitness equipment to use while in the office. Items target flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular fitness and includes over 60 items including dvds, yoga mats, kettle bells, free weights, heart rate monitors, etc.

Click here to be redirected to the Fitness Lending Library Webpage!