ActiveU SPRING SCHEDULE  – All ActiveU 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 programming.
See below for schedule and class descriptions!
There is NO need to register for 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.
 For a PDF version of the full Spring 2018 group fitness schedule, please click the link below (ActiveU classes are noted by the red A):

Spring 2018 ActiveU


Class Descriptions

Aqua Intervals 

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! Allow yourself a break from the ‘impact’ on the body while enjoying the water


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.


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.


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!


The one-stop small group training class that combines strength and cardio to get fit with your coach and team. Training takes place across the third floor. Meet outside the PT suite.


In the Olympic lifting studio off the weight room, BOXWODs (Workout Of the Day) is the Crossfit® inspired functional training program that performed at a higher intensity. These movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more.


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!


The program that focuses on quick gains that leave you with a stronger and leaner core regardless of your fitness level. In 30 minutes you will feel changes in your stomach and butt, as well as improving functional strength, making you better at everything you do.

Cycle and Core 

Smashing two popular formats into one streamlined class. Spike the heart on the bike and then focus on the core with strong abdominal training.

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.

GRIT Cardio/Plyo

LES MILLS GRIT™ PLYO and CARDIO is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) plyometric-based workout, designed to make you perform like an athlete. This workout uses a bench and combines explosive jumping exercises with agility training to increase explosiveness and to build a lean and athletic body. Scientifically proven to increase aerobic fitness, unleash fast-twitch muscle fiber and grow lean muscle, your metabolism will be in overdrive and 30 minutes is all it takes. (CARDIO and PLYO alternate weeks)

GRIT Strength 

LES MILLS GRIT® STRENGTH is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups. LES MILLS GRIT Strength takes cutting edge HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast

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!


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!

Kettlebell Bootcamp

Kettlebell Bootcamp is for everyone from the couch potato to the elite athlete. You’ll learn exercises that use kettlebells to maximize fat burn during a 45-minute butt-kicking session. Work by completing cardio swings, executing strength building presses and embracing the toning and flexibility aspects of the windmill.


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.

Mobility WOD

Improve flexibility and mobility while relieving tension in muscles and joints from your weekly training or from everyday life. Using tubes, rollers and other equipment, it’s time to be a more comfortable, healthier you.

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!


Pound is the cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.

 Power Yoga

A dynamic, powerful and sweaty class designed to challenge and awaken the muscle and tissues. This energetic flow style is designed for all levels to gain greater awareness of self, personal transformation and empowerment. It will sculpt, tone and condition both your body and mind.

Restorative Yoga

A restorative yoga practice to calm 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.


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!


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.


A fun-loving, insanely addictive dance workout. SH’BAM™ is an ego-free zone – no dance experience required. All you need is a playful attitude and a cheeky smile so forget being a wallflower – even if you walk in thinking

Sunrise Yoga

Rise and shine with a mindful yoga practice. This gentle approach of progressions and poses create a natural flow to start your day and the strength, flexibility and coordination links the mind, body and breath for all the days to come.


New and coming soon!

TRX® Core

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. 

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa yoga utilizes the connection of breath and movement to safely explore depth in postures and poses. Another essential component is to calm the brain and nervous system during the middle of the day. Come find strength and peace all in one hour.


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.


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.


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.



ActiveU Noon Ball

Noon-ball will take place on the Kaplan Center basketball courts on Wednesdays from 12pm – 1:00 pm. A Kaplan 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!


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!