Fall session dates

  • Fall Session I: 09/12/16 – 10/28/16
  • Fall Session II: 10/31/16 – 12/16/16

Class descriptions

Class Description

If you are looking for an exercise class that will build strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, check out Yoga. Participants will be led through classic yoga postures and exercises that will have you leaving class feeling relaxed and rejuvenated!

Fall Session I 2016: Cost is $40 per 7-week session.
  • Intermediate: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:45–7:30am, HC 300 – Dance Loft (Andre).
  • Beginner/Intermediate: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 12:00-12:45pm, HC 252 – Dance Studio (Andre).
  • Beginners: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4:30–5:15pm, HC 300 Dance Loft (Andre).
Class Description

Biking with a group is usually easier than by yourself. This class adds motivating music and instruction as you bike up and down hills...sprint in and out of the saddle...and challenge yourself to pedal harder than you normally would on your rides outside. If you enjoy a challenge and want a good calorie burn, this class is a must to try!

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $40 per 7-week session. 
  • Monday/Wednesday, 6:10–6:55 AM, HC 121 – Spin Room (Dan and Michael) - Cost $40
  • Monday/Wednesday, 4:45–5:30 PM, HC 121 – Spin Room (Michael and Heather) - Cost $40
  • Tuesday/Thursday, 12:00–12:45 PM, HC 121 – Spin Room (Michael and Heather) - Cost $40
Tai Chi
Class Description

The ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi consists of a series of gentle and rhythmic movements that incorporate breath coordination, muscle relaxation, and posture alignment. Tai Chi is recognized as a method of exercise that can help relieve chronic pain, tone muscles, enhance balance and coordination, help lower heart rate and blood pressure, and be beneficial for stress reduction!

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $50 per 7-week session.
  • Mondays/Wednesdays, 4:45 – 5:30pm, HC300-Dance Loft (John Jiang).
Class Description

WERQ is described on their website as a “fiercely fun dance fitness class based on pop, rock, and hip hop music taught by Certified Fitness Professionals.” No dance experience is necessary.

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $40 per 7-week session.
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:15pm, VN North Gym (Anne Groendyk).
Exercise Balls & Bands
Class Description

Balls and Bands is a total body workout. Exercise balls and resistance bands are used to strengthen and stretch your entire body. If your fitness goals include better posture, balance, flexibility and muscular strength, then this class is for you! All fitness levels are welcome. 

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $50 per 7-week session.
  • Mon. & Wed., 12:30-1:15pm, Dance Studio, HC 252 (Kendra and Amanda).
Class Description

Zumba is a high energy, Latin-inspired dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music with dance movements. No dance experience is necessary. Athletic shoes are required. Lead by a certified instructor. 

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $40 per 7-week session.
  • Mon. & Wed., 11:30-12:15pm, Dance Studio, HC 252 (Valerie).
Class Description

PiYo is Pilates + Yoga + Nonstop Movement. Gain strength, flexibility and endurance all in one workout! There are no weights or jumps—just constant motion. 

Fall Session 2016: Meets once per week. Cost is $20 per 7-week session.
  • Fridays, 12:00-12:45pm, Dance Studio, HC 252 (Emily).
Group Personal Training
Class Description

This class involves small-group personal training tailored to fit the needs of the group, as well as the individual. Class size is limited to 5 individuals. Training will include cardio, strength training, flexibility and core work. This class is open to all experience and fitness levels. This class meets once a week for an hour, but you can sign up for more than one session.

Fall Session 2016: Cost is $40 per 7-week session, once per week.
  • Mondays – 12:30pm (Natalie) 
  • Tuesdays – 11:30 am (Jaimie)
  • Tuesdays – 12:30 pm (Jaimie)
  • Wednesdays – 12:30 pm (Natalie
  • Thursdays – 11:30 am (Jaimie)
  • Thursdays – 12:30 pm (Jaimie)
  • Fridays – 12:30pm (Natalie)


  • Registration required for all classes.
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Contact: healthyhabits@calvin.edu