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Group Fitness Classes Fall 2018 Classes: August 27th - December 7th

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Physical fitness is a vital component of overall personal wellness. AhealthyU offers a variety of complimentary programs to help you incorporate exercise into your lifestyle, improve your fitness, and feel great!

It's time to get in shape and feel great! AhealthyU has partnered with the Recreational Sports and Fitness department to provide group fitness classes exclusively for Faculty and Staff.

Be sure to consult your physician before starting a new exercise program.

For information about discounts at local gyms, contact AhealthyU.

Fall 2018 classes begin August 27th and end on December 7th!

  • Classes are exclusively for faculty and staff (except Outdoor Group Walk).
  • Choose from 13 classes held during lunch and after work. All activity levels are welcome.
  • Find the full class schedule below or check out the AhealthyU Calendar for the most up to date fitness schedule and other AhealthyU events.
  • Questions? Contact AhealthyU at ahealthyu@american.edu or call x3742.

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Earn 1 point stamp for every fitness class you attend. Get started today and download the game sheet at www.american.edu/points.

Outdoor Group Walks

Get moving and spend time outside with our new walking class. This class will meet in the lobby of Jacobs Fitness Center and participants will head outside for a 30 minute group walk. AU RecFit Fitness Leaders will guide participants in a walk, as well as some stretching. This class is no cost and open to faculty, staff and students.

Introducing BANG™!

BANG™ is a mixed fitness group exercise class with HIIT training and some serious attitude.

Named for the signature “5-4-3-2-BANG!”group countdown during the peak song of the class, BANG integrates hip hop, boxing, aerobics, intervals and bodyweight training in a pre-choreographed class.

Try Zumba at SVB

This fall, try out our Zumba dance class at the Spring Valley building on Wednesday evenings. There is no cost for off-campus locations and on-site parking is available. View the schedule for full details.

Fitness Schedule

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: Ayanna
No classes will meet on Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day).

Class: Outdoor Group Walk
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Jacobs Fitness Center (rain or shine)
Instructor: Maria

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Spring Valley Building - Room 601
Instructor: Toni

Class: Core & Condition
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: JV

Class: Pilates
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: Agni

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Don Myers Building - Room T02
Instructor: Amy

Class: Zumba®
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Spring Valley Building - Room 601
Instructor: Niclaire
On-site parking garage available before 5:30pm or behind building on surface lot

No classes will meet on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (Thanksgiving break).

Class: Total Body
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: Rose

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: WCL Library - Room N100B
Instructor: Kathy

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: 4401 Connecticut Ave. - WAMU LL031
Instructor: Ayanna
Contact AhealthyU in advance for building and floor access information.

Class: BANG™
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: Sarah

No classes will meet on Thursday, November 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving break).

Class: Barre
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cassell Fitness Center
Instructor: Sarah

Class: Yoga
Time: 12:05 - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Spring Valley Building - Room 601
Instructor: Amy

No classes will meet on Friday, November 23, 2018 (Thanksgiving break).

More Information

  • Classes are first come, first served and have a limit of 30 participants.
  • Check-in for AhealthyU classes in Jacobs and Cassell Fitness Centers begin 15 minutes prior to the start of class at the front desk for either Jacobs or Cassell based on class location.
  • All participants must present their Staff AU ID card at the Fitness Center front desk for access to classes. Participants in all of AhealthyU's group exercise classes must follow Fitness Center rules and regulations. This includes arriving for classes in proper workout gear and footwear (no sandals or toed shoes).
  • Any bags brought to the fitness center must be stored in a locker. No bags are allowed on the floor of the gym or group exercise rooms or on top of any equipment or furniture in the fitness center.  

Please contact ahealthyu@american.edu with questions.

  • Classes are no cost to faculty and staff with AU Recreational Sports and Fitness memberships. Learn how to become a RecFit member!
  • No cost for Outdoor Fitness Walk and off-campus locations:
    • 4401 Connecticut Avenue
    • Spring Valley Building
    • Washington College of Law
    • East Campus
  • Non-members can attend classes held in the Jacobs and Cassell fitness centers for a $5 per class drop-in fee. Drop-in fee allows access to class only. Fitness center shower and locker room access will not be available for drop-in participants. Non-members may pay this fee in exact cash or check (made payable to "American University").