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Fitness and Yoga Classes

You don't need a membership to take part in the Fitness and Yoga Classes. You can choose to pay per class, get a 12 for 10 class card or classes are included in a gold gym membership. We offer a wide variety of different sessions to suit all levels of fitness and experience.

Group Fitness Classes are a great way to keep fit and stay motivated. Come along as a group of friends or as an individual and be motivated to exercise. There are limited spaces available for each class so arrive in plenty of time (15-20mins before the start of the class) to get a ticket and avoid missing out.

Class need to be booked on the day of the class by getting a ticket from The Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre Reception. After 5 minutes of the class starting you will not be allowed to participate due to health and safety. The warm up is an important part of the class and it helps to prevent injury.

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Starts Week Commencing 14th April 2014

Mondays

TIME

CLASS

LOCATION

12:10-12:55

Zumba

Studio 2

17:45-18:45

Thighs, Tums and Bums

Studio 2

 

Tuesdays

TIME

CLASS

LOCATION

13:00-14:00

Ashtanga Yoga

Studio 3

18:30-19:30

Thighs, Tums and Bums

Studio 2

 Ashtanga is cancelled on the 15th July.

Wednesdays

TIME

CLASS

LOCATION

12:15-12:45

Studio Cycling

Hall 2

17:10-17:40

Fast Abs

Studio 2

17:45-18:40

Total Tone Fit Mix

Studio 2

 

Thursdays

TIME

CLASS

LOCATION

13:10-13:55

Thighs, Tums and Bums

Studio 2

17:45-18:40

Boot Camp

Studio 2

 

Fridays

TIME

CLASS

LOCATION

12:10-12:55

Zumba

Studio 2

13:00- 13:30

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

Studio 2

Please note that classes may change or be cancelled at the discretion of the Sport Aston Management. 

For the ninth year running, Aston’s summer course of Hatha Yoga will be offering the physical (Asana) and breathing practice (Pranayama), as well as the unique practice of meditative relaxation (Yoga Nidra). 

Yoga Nidra was devised from traditional Tantric practices by Sri Swami Satyananda Saraswati and is taught in this tradition by a Satyananda-trained Yoga teacher.  Sometimes described as Yogic sleep, Yoga Nidra is an experience beyond sleep. It systematically induces complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation while the consciousness is functioning at a deeper level of awareness.

The course will run for 5 week’s on Tuesday from 22 July-19 August at 17.15-18.45.

The price for the full 5 weeks is:

  • Aston Student - £13.50
  • Affiliated - £18
  • Community - £22
  • Gold Members - Free

 

 

Class can only be booked on the day. Just come along to the Doug Ellis Woodcock Reception 10-15 minutes before each class to buy your ticket. You must take your ticket to the class and hand it to the instructor to make sure you are allowed in.

For health and safety reasons you will not be able to join a class once the warm up section has been completed. Please make sure you wear the correct clothing and footwear to the classes. Failure to do so will result in you not being able to take part.

Class Description 

BoxFit

A great way to exercise and have fun   using boxing movements and circuit style exercises to work and tone the whole body as well as improving hand-eye coordination, timing and balance.

Studio Cycling

Classes simulate riding on various types of terrain such as hills and flat roads by adjusting the resistance on your bike. This class will increase your stamina levels and is a great calorie burner.

Aqua Aerobics (Ladies Only)

Suitable for all levels. This class is an excellent low impact cardiovascular and muscle toning workout using water as resistance. No swimming skills are necessary to attend this class.

Boot Camp

Full body toning combined with a cardiovascular workout. Incorporates a variety of exercises using hand weights, body bars and other fitness equipment. This is great for your fitness levels.

Pump It Up

A fast paced aerobics class that really works your heart and lungs. This class is a great calorie burner that will leave you ready for anything.

Back to Basics Aerobics

This class is suitable for all levels but aimed at those who are just starting out or those who haven’t done any exercise for a while. It uses aseries of basic activities designed to improve strength and stamina.

Thighs, Tums & Bums

A great toning class that targets the lower body focusing on your thighs, buttocks and abdominals.

Zumba

This class involves dance moves set to Latin music. Fun, energising and easy to follow regardless of your fitness level. Join the party!

Hatha Yoga

During a Hatha yoga session, the practitioner will move through a number of poses, holding them for varying amounts of time and working in a set order to ensure that muscle groups are slowly warmed up and evenly worked.

SwimFit

A pool based class with instruction cards for each person. It works all of your body and will improve your overall fitness and body shape.

Ashtanga Yoga

Movement is synchronised with deep rhythmic breathing as you travel through set series of therapeutic yoga postures, building a deep heat throughout the body.

Strerch and Tone

A fantastic class to get you started in the morning. This class helps to develop and maintain flexibility.

Fast Abs

Your abs are an important area to maintain but often get neglected. This quick 20min class will focus on getting them in top shape ready for you holidays.

Street Dance

A fantastic class with street dance moves that will make you forget about calories but will burn plenty! You might even pick up a few new moves.

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

This class is based on short high intensity training followed by lower intensity exercises. This type of training can give you some superb results. You will know you have had a workout after this class.

Pilates

An exercise method designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance. Classes focus on specific areas individually whilst using exercises that integrate the whole body to re-educate and restore it to optimum muscular and skeletal function.

 

Aston Staff/Students

Affiliated 

Community

Session Cost

£2.70

£3.60

£4.40

12 for 10 card

£27

£36

£44

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