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Livermore, CA 94550
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Group Exercise

Our Group Exercise Department offers a wide variety of classes to provide an effective and safe workout to meet the needs of a multitude of fitness levels.  Please refer to the descriptions of our various classes or talk to one of our experienced instructors to help find the class that is right for you. All classes are listed below with the class level indicated in parenthesis. The descriptions can be accessed by clicking on the blue links or by scrolling down the page. Or, you can read through all of the descriptions by clicking here.

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Classes and Descriptions 

  LEVELS:  1 – Functional  2 – Beginner  3 – Intermediate  4 – Advanced

GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES:
ATHLETIC CHALLENGE (4)
BASIC MOVES (1)
CARDIO & CORE (2-4)
CARDIO KICKBOXING (3-4)
CARDIO LITE (2)
POWER SCULPT (3-4)
POWER X-TRAINING (3-4)
SCULPT- STRETCH-TONE (2-4)
STEP (2-4)
STEP PLUS (2-4)
ZUMBA® (2-4)
 
INDOOR CYCLING CLASSES:
ALL TERRAIN
CYCLE & SCULPT
CYCLE 101
INTERVAL TRAINING
 
YOGA CLASSES:
CROSS TRAINING WITH YOGA (2-4)
POWER YOGA (2-4)
ALL LEVEL VINYASA YOGA (2-4)
VINYASA YOGA (2-4)
YOGA FOR SELF CARE (1-2)
 
SPECIALTY CLASSES:
BALLROOM DANCING (2-4)
INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM DANCING (3-4)
FAMILY FUN
 

 LEVELS:  1 – Functional  2 – Beginner  3 – Intermediate  4 – Advanced

  Group Ex Class Descriptions:

ATHLETIC CHALLENGE (4)  (One hour class; 40 minute intense cardiovascular component)
This intense class is designed to push your endurance to the next level.  The athlete in you will love the variety of basic drills incorporating jump ropes, sprints, medicine balls, weights, and simple but challenging cardiovascular exercise.  Come prepared to work hard.

BASIC MOVES (1)  (One hour class; wheelchairs welcome)
Designed to enhance the functional level of participants by increasing their flexibility, strength, and range of motion. Participants perform most, if not all, exercises seated in a chair.

CARDIO & CORE (2-4)   (One hour class; 30 minute cardiovascular component; toning/sculpt exercises)
Cardio and core is an all around workout of low impact cardiovascular exercises that are designed to keep one foot on the floor at all times without rebounding. Low impact does not mean low intensity! It does mean reduced pounding.

CARDIO LITE (2)   (One hour class; 20-30 minute cardiovascular component; toning/sculpt exercises)
This class offers a beginners approach to group exercise on the lighter side. Learn low impact and step choreography as well as proper technique for warm-up, floorwork, sculpting, and stretching exercises. An all around workout at a comfortable pace.
CARDIO KICKBOXING (3-4)  (One hour class)
This high-energy class strengthens the upper and lower body by combining punching movements with variations of kicks. Venture to improve your endurance, power, flexibility, and balance with this fun class.
SCULPT-STRETCH-TONE (2-4)  (One hour class; no cardiovascular component)
This class offers floor exercises to tone, and body sculpting to increase muscle definition and strength by incorporating the use of weights, medicine balls, BOSU, and stability balls. The class concludes with a prolonged period of stretching to increase flexibility and enhance relaxation. A wonderful class everyone should take advantage of.
POWER SCULPT (3-4)  (One hour class; no cardiovascular component)
A more advanced version of the popular Sculpt-Stretch-Tone class. Power Sculpt focuses on the same types of floor and body sculpting exercises but incorporates the use of higher repetitions, heavier weights, and more advanced athletic positions.

STEP (2-4)  (One hour class; 30 minute cardiovascular component; toning/sculpt exercises)
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tep training involves stepping up and down on an adjustable platform while simultaneously performing upper body movements. The class is a unique high intensity, low impact program allowing all fitness levels to be included in one class. STEP is great for men and women who are looking for some variety from the athletic based class.

STEP PLUS (2-4)  (One hour class; 40 minute cardiovascular component)
Step Plus is an exhilarating hour offering step choreography on the traditional step as well as utilizing additional equipment for stepping such as the BOSU.

POWER X-TRAINING (3-4)  (One hour class)
This class features a variety of different forms of exercise such as STEP, intervals, plyometrics, jump rope, circuits, High/Low impact, kickboxing, and even sculpting in an anaerobic/aerobic combination designed to physically challenge you. During interval training, the intensity is varied throughout the session by combining higher intensity work periods with lower intensity active-rest periods. Cross Training will help introduce you to a variety of new activities to prevent burnout and your body’s adaptation to the same old routine.

ZUMBA® (2-4)   (One hour class)
“Ditch the routine and join the party!” is the Zumba motto. It is a fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Fun, effective, and Zumba fever is contagious! Don’t miss out on spreading the Zumba passion. This class is a must if you like to dance.

 LEVELS:  1 – Functional  2 – Beginner  3 – Intermediate  4 – Advanced
YOGA CLASSES: 

CROSS TRAINING WITH YOGA   (2-4) (One hour class)
Use the ancient practice of yoga to enhance your athletic performance as well as your functional ability to perform every day tasks.  All of your favorite yoga poses and postures are used to develop the strength, endurance, and flexibility required for other athletic activities such as tennis, golf, soccer, or fitness training as well as gardening, painting, etc.

ALL LEVEL VINYASA YOGA (2-4)   (One hour class)
All the basics of our popular Vinyasa class with an emphasis on participants challenging themselves to make the most of the hour by focusing on each individual’s personal needs.

VINYASA YOGA (2-4)    (One hour class, unless otherwise noted in the newsletter)
This class introduces a vocabulary of yoga postures linked in a unique style of flow, Yoga Vinyasa, with emphasis on balancing breath, flow, energy, space, and stability.

POWER YOGA (2-4)  (One-1/4 hour class)
Emphasis is placed on breathing techniques, heat building, strength challenges, and stretching. This class will provide adaptations to accommodate all levels. Yoga poses will be introduced with modifications of beginning and intermediate options prior to the challenge postures.

YOGA FOR SELF CARE (1-2)   (One-¼ hour class)
The ancient practice of yoga comes alive with caring for your body through the practice yoga. Develop strength and endurance balanced by flexibility and relaxation. Individual needs and differences are addressed while learning to coordinate breathing and alignment with the flow of postures. This class allows everyone to experience the comfort and stability that is the goal of each pose. By practicing breath, concentration, and meditation, your mind and body will work together to create a state of harmony. This class is designed to hold poses for a prolonged period of time making it very relaxation based.

 

LVTC INDOOR CYCLING CLASSES:  

Now Offering 13 Classes per Week Incorporating Four Different Class StylesIndoor Cycling provides the perfect combination of simple athletic exercise with an environment that enables participants to make a connection between the body and mind.  Quite simply, it is an exercise format that is truly open to people of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels.  Indoor Cycling is geared towards training at your own target heart rate.  Whether you are experienced in cycling or just want to try something new, any class will be right for you.  All classes are one hour in length.

ALL TERRAIN  This is the most varied workout incorporating all types of riding including:  flats, hills, acceleration drills, and short recovery periods.  This class will work aerobically and anaerobically.

CYCLE & SCULPT  Intervals of all types of riding in addition to strength training with weights.  This class combines two popular workouts into one great class.

INTERVAL TRAINING  Intervals of high intensity with low intensity recovery periods; similar to all terrain.

CYCLE 101  Learn the basics of cycling.  Emphasizes bicycle set up, terrain descriptions, and how to work in appropriate training zones.

 LEVELS:  1 – Functional  2 – Beginner  3 – Intermediate  4 – Advanced

SPECIALTY CLASSES: SEE NEWSLETTER FOR AVAILABILITY   

BALLROOM DANCING (2-4)   (One hour class; sign-up required; additional charge) Not offered monthly; specialty class
Learn the most popular social dances including Swing, Waltz, and Country Two Step. These classes emphasize learning the basics of lead and follow and teach smooth comfortable combinations at an introductory level.  

INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM DANCING  (3-4)   (One hour class; sign-up required; additional charge)
Not offered monthly; specialty class A continuation of all of the above focusing on mastering choreography. Prepare to look good on the dance floor.

FAMILY FUN    (45-minute class; suggested ages 5 and up) Not offered monthly; specialty class
Mom, Dad, and the kids are all invited to partake in this zany workout incorporating fun, fitness, and the family. Don’t miss this opportunity to reinforce positive fitness habits that your children can learn to model at an early age. Children are welcome to PARTICIPATE in classes. However, they cannot sit in studio during classes.

LEVELS:  1 – Functional  2 – Beginner  3 – Intermediate  4 – Advanced