Group Exercise

To view the in-person and virtual Spring 2021 schedule, please click Spring 2021 Group Exercise Schedule. 

Can't make it to the scheduled zoom class? We have you covered! Classes will be uploaded weekly to the UAlbanyRec YouTube Channel!

Virtual courses can be joined without advanced registration by clicking the corresponding zoom links below. For in-person classes, an appointment is required. To register for a class please click Register for a Group Exercise Class or click the icon below. For instructions on how to register for a class or schedule an appointment in the Fitness Centers, click Instructions to Schedule an Appointment.


Spring 2021

Bollywood Zumba

ZUMBA with a twist! Bollywood music, dance moves and cardio mixed with a little traditional dance and a little modern! This class is sure to keep your heart beat up while keeping a smile on your face! No experience or dance skills necessary!

Thursday 4:00pm – 5:00pm Zoom Link

Access Code: 509021

Core Blast

Looking for those ab muscles? Well look no further, core blast is a short but intense work out for all those little muscles "you never you knew you had in your abs" Just be careful the next day, WARNING: Laughing may be difficult!

Monday & Wednesday 2:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom Link

Group Strength

Looking for more toned muscles? Well look no further, Group Strength is a great way to build muscles while still getting the feel of a group exercise class! 

Tuesday 7:00pm - 7:45pm P.E. Group Exercise Studio


High Intensity Interval Training is a hyper active class that keeps you moving with short periods of work and short periods of rest. Just when you think you caught your breath its time to go again! HIIT is sure to give you that challenging yet fun work out you're craving. No experience required!

Tuesday 5:00pm – 5:45pm P.E. Group Exercise Studio

HIIT Cardio

Maybe Cardio IS your thing, well then get ready to SWEAT. Kill Kardio is a non stop heart pounding class that allows you to burn though those exercises! Have your water handy and get ready to work!

Monday & Wednesday 8:30pm – 9:15pm Zoom Link


Pilates is a controlled movement class that uses your body weight and a limited other equipment to give you a challenging work out sculpting those muscles along with lengthening and strengthening. Working your deep core while moving though each motion is key!

Tuesday 3:00pm – 3:30pm Zoom Link

Power Yoga

Maybe Cardio is not your thing, well look no further! Strength Body Weight is NOT a cardio class, but instead a class that focus on building those muscles via exercises that make sure the large muscle groups are hit. Unlike Cardio classes, Strength focuses on muscle building!

Tuesday 1:00pm – 1:45pm P.E. Group Exercise Studio

Yoga Flow

This classic yoga flow class is a great way to get movement in but not feel to burdensome to your day. Start your day with a nice yoga flow to get that early movement in and set a routine. Yoga can help with mindfulness, energy, and overall relaxation despite the chaos going on around you!

Tuesday 5:00pm – 5:45pm P.E. Group Exercise Studio

Aerobic, Dance, & Strength Style Classes


This instructional dance class will break down different dance moves, and allow participants to master them. This hour class will pair afro beats to fun and creative choreography. Perfect for beginners, or current dancers looking to spice up their moves. Get your body moving and most especially, ‘Own It’!


This class will incorporate yoga, Pilates, and ballet moves to sculpt the entire body. This non-impact class will challenge muscles you didn’t know you had! Open to all fitness levels.

Body Sculpt

Work all muscle groups with a variety of strengthening and conditioning exercises. This athletic-based sculpting class tones upper and lower body using resistance like hand weights, body bars and your own body weight. All-Levels.


A high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) workout that will blast calories during and long after the class ends. A variety of equipment is utilized such as battling ropes, TRX, plyo boxes, kettle bells, and more! Modifications are given for all fitness levels. Limit of 15 participants.

Core Blast

Get ready for a challenging 45 minute class designed to engage and strengthen your core. Your abs, hips, and back will thank you after taking this class.

Crunch & Punch

Ready to punch, kick, and jump your way into a sweaty workout? This cardiovascular class will do just that by combining martial arts, kickboxing, and more!


Strap in for a fun and exciting ride full of hills, sprints, and jumps. Take this non-impact class to help you reach your goals. All fitness levels are welcome! Limited to 15 participants.

Dance 360

Combining a dance flow with strength exercises. This class will get you up and moving to build a better YOU!

Guts, Butts, & Thighs (GBT)

Sculpt, Shape, and strengthen your abs, glutes and legs. A variety of lunges, squats, and other lower body movements will work your body. This class is open to all fitness levels.

HIIT Barre

This class combines the fun of a typical Barre class with the cardio benefits of HIIT (High-Intensity-Interval Training). This quick routine with strengthen your entire body while getting your heart rate up.

Killa Kardio

This Insanity inspired total-body conditioning cardio class that will build muscle while stripping away fat, increase endurance, and improve stamina. Be ready to sweat in this heart-pumping class!


Develop, longer, leaner muscles and establish core strength and stability. Breathing and relaxation are combined with exercise to help you “center” your mind and body.

Pop Dance

A dance workout consisting of today’s pop hits. Not only is it great fun, it also helps to reduce depression, boost memory, and reduce stress with the help of a musical cure. With easy-to-follow moves, everyone can participate.


Spin will get your heart pumping while riding on the SPINNER bike. The instructor will lead you through a non-impact workout that will make you sweat. Limited to 15 participants.

Step Aerobics

Heart-pumping routines utilizing the step to burn 30-60% more calories than traditional cardio.


Transform your body into a machine. TRX used boxy weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability. Space is limited to 8 participants, so come early!


Come join the party! Dance to Latin and work rhythms in this total body workout. Easy dance steps and body-sculpting moves, makes this a perfect workout for everybody and every body.

Yoga Classes

Align & Flow

A main focus of this yoga class will be on alignment. The instructor will bring participants through a variety of sequences to engage the entire body. Leave feeling stronger and recharged.

Chakra Yoga

Chakra yoga will be focusing on corresponding yoga flows to each of the 7 individual chakra points in the human body. Each chakra will have a different yoga sequence ranging from strength and endurance; balance and flexibility ; meditation and mental focus. Each class will focus on one of the chakra points, with a yoga flow designed to awaken and reenergize the participant mind and body.

Happy Hour Flow

Join us for a happy hour flow to relax and release the stresses of the week. This class will focus on cultivating self-love and acceptance through breath work, setting intentions, and a challenging flow to get your body and mind ready for the weekend.

Monday Reset Yoga

The instructor will bring participants through a variety of sequences to engage the entire body focusing on alignment. Leave feeling stronger and recharged.

Progression Yoga

This yoga class dives into stronger yoga poses and creates a space to prepare body and mind for splits, inversions, and other intrinsic movements.

Restorative Yoga

This class will blend restorative and vinyasa yoga to focus on self-care. Participants will connect to their bodies through movement and breath; focusing on listening to the body and giving it what it needs. This class is a practice of cultivating the attitude of letting go, to allow a deep relaxation.

Strong Vinyasa

This yoga class will focus on breath and the continuous flow of movements. Postures will flow to build endurance, flexibility, strength and mental focus.

Sunrise Yoga

Intentions will be set to start off the day on a positive note through guided meditation and a peaceful flow.

TRX Yoga

Combining yoga poses and flows with the TRX straps to create a workout that builds on both length and strength. This class is limited to 9 participants.

Yin Yoga

Yoga poses are targeted for muscles that are often ignored. Each pose will be held for a few breath cycles to really allow for stress and negative energy release.


Reconnect with your mind and body while improving your strength and flexibility. Each instructor has a unique teaching style, be sure to try them all.