Group Exercise Classes at the J
Discover your personal high-intensity cardio & strength training limits for 30 minutes immediately followed by a deep Pilates-inspired concentrated core & stretch designed to keep your muscles & joints healthy. Class is designed to flow seamlessly but allows for participants to leave or join at the halfway point.
Strengthen and tone while lengthening muscles with intervals of stretching. Light weights and floor work compliment barre work to push your muscles to exhaustion.
The Hollywood Workout: Incorporates a variety of dance styles and music: Bhangra, pop, folk, Bollywood, and TONS of rock star swag to have you shaking your hips and working up a sweat!
A total body workout that uses circuit training and cardio intervals with traditional callisthenic movements and bodyweight exercises.
This class focuses on cardiovascular exercise that may include, high-low impact aerobics, H.I.I.T. or Tabata, combined with various core-strengthening exercises. Class finishes with a cool down/ stretch.
A fun and challenging class designed for all fitness levels. Formats may include H.I.I.T., Tabata as well as high-low and step. Cardiovascular, strength and core will all be incorporated for a well-rounded, full-body workout.
Low-intensity aerobic class combines strength and endurance, joint stability and mobility, balance and flexibility.
A moderate intensity, cardiovascular and strength class – a great total body workout. Class ends with a deep, relaxing stretch.
This well-rounded workout utilizes fitness equipment in circuits.
This class focuses on cardiovascular exercise that may include, high-low impact aerobics, H.I.I.T. or Tabata, combined with various core-strengthening exercises.
Strengthen, stabilize and tone your core with traditional exercises as well as Pilates-based exercises.
Experience intense aerobic exercise on a stationary bike while an instructor motivates you through visualization with high-energy music.
40 minutes of upbeat, high-energy cycling followed by 20 minutes of stabilizing the core using lengthening exercises, strength training, stretching and balancing moves.
Utilizes dumbbells, body bars and other strength training equipment with a monthly rotation between strength, power and endurance. (30-minute version of Sculpting).
Intense workout uses weights to target major muscle groups. Incorporates cardiovascular exercise and plyometrics to challenge all fitness levels.
Low-intensity aerobic class offers a great cardiovascular workout. Combines strength, endurance, joint stability, balance and flexibility.
Aerobics is Back! Bigger, Better, HIGHer! Experience more than just a workout! HIGH Fitness is simple, intense, consistent, inclusive and fun! HIGH takes old-school aerobics to the next level with modern fitness techniques such as HIIT training, plyometrics, intervals of strength and cardio, and more. You can go high or you can go low, but you will always leave feeling HIGH!
High Intensity Interval Training utilizes a series of short, high-intensity intervals, followed by longer, low-intensity intervals.
Intense workout combines cardio and muscle-building moves.
Increase your cardiovascular endurance in this fun, yet challenging class. May include intervals of hi-low aerobics, H.I.I.T. (high-intensity interval training) or Tabata drills. Go at your own pace while pushing yourself.
Cardiovascular, resistance and weight control benefits through use of kettlebell weights.
This class draws on somatic movement and yoga-based stretches to promote greater range of motion and fluidity in the muscles, joints, spine and connective tissues of the body.
Total-body strength and conditioning class for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit! This motivating, results-driven workout burns calories and builds muscle using light to moderate weights. It’s perfect for all fitness levels and can be modified so everyone can participate.
Progressive series of exercises, based on the methods of Joseph Pilates, designed to increase the strength of your body’s core (abdominals, back, glutes and hips) while lengthening the muscles.
This athletic workout combines mind/body practices of Yoga and Pilates as well as principles of stretch, strength training, and dynamic movement.
A full-body workout that targets trouble spots using drumsticks to maximize your arm workout.
This interval training class gives you a full-body workout using barbells and dumbbells. Each interval includes cardio, power, strength and core.
You will experience an aerobic exercise on a stationary bike while an instructor motivates you through visualization with motivational music. 45-minutes on the bike followed by 15-minutes of
deep stretching off the bike.
Stretch all major muscle groups to improve overall flexibility and enhance your range of motion.
With an adjustable step platform, this high-energy class helps increase endurance and body toning. Step classes begin with a dynamic warm-up, followed by active, choreographed cardiovascular exercises targeting different muscle groups.
Get a great step workout in an interval-style format! Stretch all major muscle groups to improve your overall flexibility and enhance a greater range of movement.
Build total-body strength and muscular endurance in this multi-planar class using various free weights and body weight. Circuits target every major muscle group in the body and change to your adapting needs.
Combines high intensity interval training, martial arts, and cardio kickboxing with original music specifically designed to match every move. Appropriate for any fitness level, this class will have you meeting your ultimate fitness goals – and then making new ones.
An intense, interval training class that follows a specific timed format.
This graceful form of exercise involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and is accompanied by deep breathing.
This class combines anaerobic activity with plyometric and callisthenic drills to offer a challenging option in your cardio routine.
An energizing kickboxing interval class. Cardio that uses intensity drills and increased energy sprints followed by work recovery segments.
Creates strength, flexibility and balance through unique combination of breathing techniques and postures.
Aerobic/fitness interval training with fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body choreographed to fusion of Latin and International music.
For more information, contact:
Sarah Amonson, 314.442.3210
Group Exercise in the Water
The J also offers several types of water fitness classes to suit beginners, regulars and multiple intensity levels, also available to members for free.
Series of specially-designed exercises which, with the aid of the water’s buoyancy and resistance, can help improve joint flexibility.
Moderate-impact, water-specific exercises designed to progressively build strength, flexibility, and endurance in a refreshing and joint-supportive environment.
High-intensity, multi-discipline workout in the lap pool. Participants must be comfortable in all depths of the pool.
High-intensity, no-impact water resistance training that improves muscle tone, flexibility strength and endurance with the use of flotation belts; class held in deep water.
Swimming, kicking, treading, jumping, sprinting, drilling, balance, resistance, calethesthenics–in and out of the water.
For more information, please contact:
Heather Cheseman, 314-442-3296