FIT Workshops and Special Events

We offer more than 80 different group fitness classes per week during the academic year including: Spinning®, Indo-Row®, Yoga, TRX Suspension Training, Zumba®, and more! Classes are first come first serve, with admittance beginning 10 minutes before start of class time.

Interested in becoming a Group Fitness Instructor or hosting a private group fitness class for your department or organization? We offer a variety of class formats for private groups in the Recreation Center or in a location of your choice at low cost. Contact Shannon Speed at (513) 529-2193 or speeds@miamioh.edu. for more information.

Group Fitness Workshops

Youth Ballet (Winter/Spring 2019)

Description

Youth Ballet Workshop

Ballet is a fun way for children to be active, improve their balance, and start to understand how their bodies relate to music. Youth Ballet will focus on the fundamentals of ballet by helping students develop strength, correct body alignment, and the beginning of musicality. With a strong emphasis on technique, students 5–10 years old will be introduced to foundational barre and floor exercises and the beginning of choreography. Instruction will be tailored to the experience and skill level of each dancer. No previous ballet experience is necessary.

Winter 2019

Tuesdays, January 8–22 5:30–6:30 p.m. Room B
Pricing: Members-$20 Non-Members-$25
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Spring 2019

Session1: Tuesdays, February 5–March 19 5:30–6:30 p.m. Room B
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Session 2: Tuesdays, April 2–May 14 5:30–6:30 p.m. Room B
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Pricing: Members-$35 Non-Members-$45
Both Sessions: Members-$70 Non-Members-$80
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Point Extension

Session 1:Tuesdays, February 5–March 19 5:30–6:30 p.m. Room B
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Session 2:  Tuesdays, April 2–May 14 5:30–6:30 p.m. Room B
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$15 for each session

Ballet Barre (Winter/Spring 2019)

Description

Ballet Barre

In this workshop, you will learn the routines classical ballet dancers do every day to develop strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Designed for those new to ballet for beginners, we will focus on the fundamentals of technique in a safe and supportive environment. Those with more dance experience are welcome to use the class to improve their technique.

Sundays 4:30–5:30 p.m.  Rec Room B

Session 1: January 13–February 10
Session 1 Registration

Session 2: February 17–March 17
Session 2 Registration

Session 3: March 31–May 5 (No Class April 21)
Session 3 Registration

Price for 1 Session
Members-$40 Non-Members $50

Price for 2 Sessions
Members-$55 Non-Members $65

Price for All 3 Sessions
Members-$70 Non-Members-$80

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Fundamentals of Yoga (Spring 2019)

Description

Fundamentals of Yoga

Fundamentals of Yoga is a welcoming class for newcomers to yoga and those seeking a refresher or slower pace. Participants will learn and build confidence in fundamental breathing, poses, safe alignment, and ways to modify for your needs. Spend 60 minutes taking time for yourself to better prepare you for the yoga classes offered on the regular Group Fitness schedule

Date: Thursdays 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Location: Rec Room B

Session 1: February 7–March 7
Session 1 Registration

Session 2: April 4–May 2
Session 2 Registration

Single Session Fee
Members-$40 Non-Members-$50

Both Sessions Fee
Members-$55 Non-Members-$65
Registration for both Sessions

Restorative Yoga (Spring 2019)

Description

Restorative Yoga

Allow yourself to relax and restore your body and mind. Join in this special class dedicated to restoring your body. An instructor will guide you through yoga poses supported by blankets and props to facilitate deep relaxation. If you have a yoga bolster, please bring it.

Sundays 6:00–7:00 p.m.
February 10–March 10
Location: Rec Room B

Fee: Members-$20 Non-Members $25

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Spin-In Movies with the Crawfords (Spring 2019)

Description

Join your President and First Lady at Spin In Movie at the Rec! Featuring Million Dollar Arm, Spin in Movie is a great way to blow off some steam, get exercise, and interact with your school leader!

Spring 2019

Date: Thursday, March 7
Check In: 7:30 p.m.
Event time: 8:00–10:00 pm
Age: 16+
Max Registrants: 80, waitlist will be utilized
Cost: Free for students!

T-shirts and food will be provided.

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Mandarin Yoga (Spring 2019)

Description

mandarin yoga

Join us in relaxing your body and clearing your mind through beginner's yoga taugh in Mandarin Chinese on April 2 and April 23!

Spring 2019

Date: Tuesday, April 2
Check In: 7:00 p.m.
Event time: 7:30–8:30 pm
Cost: Free for Students!

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Date: Tuesday, April 23
Check In: 7:00 p.m.
Event time: 7:30–8:30 pm
Cost: Free for Students!

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Fitness Events

Aromatherapy Yoga

Description

aromatherapy

This aromatherapy workshop, featuring the scents of lavender and peppermint, incorporates yoga practice with infused essential oils. The style of yoga will include a gentle Vinyasa flow to afford a slower-paced experience of the of oils, coordinated with the movement and breath.

Spring 2019

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 8:00–9:00 p.m.
Location: Room B
Pricing: Students-Free Non-Students-$5
Instuctor: Jill Levenderis

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Barre Above® Certification

Description

The Barre Above® certification will teach you everything you need to implement a successful barre program anywhere - whether you teach at a gym, studio, health club, or university. Fusing the worlds of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and elements of the strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre Above delivers a results-driven workout that will sculpt your students' bodies, get them into amazing shape, and have them coming back for more. As a Barre Above® instructor, you'll learn the correct way to teach barre that is fun and totally unique for your students. You'll also learn how to structure an effective barre workout that meets all your students' needs, whether you're teaching on a barre or off one. You'll learn barre specific cueing, so that your students will feel empowered, motivated, and have the ability to progress.Admittance to 8-hr Live In-Person Barre above™ Instructor Certification with Master Trainer. Includes CECs and Instructor Certification Materials provided on certification date at location. Attendee is certified to teach Barre above™ and Barre fusion classes upon completion of 8-Hr Day.

Spring 2019

Date: Saturday, April 13
Time: 9:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Rec Room B

Price:
Early Bird (until March 30): $249.99
Advanced (March 30 – April 5): $269.99
Registration (April 6 – 13): $289.99

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MOVE Bootcamp

Description

MOVE stands for Miami & Oxford Value Exercise because we do! This community event is free to everyone in Oxford. The Crawford's are opening up their home, and we’re bootcamp on the MOVE. Bring a water bottle and a positive attitude to different locations on the designated dates and times for a free outdoor bootcamp workout. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes because we will be getting dirty!

Spring 2019

February 9 – The Knolls
March 16 – Team Miami
April 6 – Student Life and Greek Life
May 11 – Graduation Send Off

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Lewis Place, unless otherwise specified
Age: All Ages Welcome
Cost: Free

No Registration Required

#ItsMoreThanAWorkout

Description

#ItsMoreThanAWorkout Week is dedicated to motivation for exercise other than achieving the thin ideal appearance. This week is dedicated to promoting healthy body image, working out for a greater purpose than to lose weight, to fit in, or look a certain way.

Spring 2019

Date: February 24–March 2, 2019

Giveaways:
Free Group Fitness Classes
Aromatherapy Yoga
Free Spirit Spin with Faith & Fitness, February 25, 2019 Rec Center Room A, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Visit the Rec Center, Clawson or North Quad Fitness to receive compliments and enter to win prizes like 10 class punch passes and other Rec Center swag. For more information and daily updates on giveaways following @miamiuniversityfitness on Instagram.

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Passes and Fees

Purchase a pass at the Recreational Sports Center. All passes are valid in the semester they are purchased and will expire at the end of each semester, with the exception of unlimited-month, academic year and 12-month passes.

Classes are a first come, first serve basis. Please arrive 10 minutes before class to swipe in and ensure your space in the class.

Cost of passes
Pass Type Member Non-member Registration
Single Class $15 $15 Sign Up Now
Recurring Monthly $40 $55 Contact Pro Shop (513) 529-8181
Fall 2018 Semester $130 $205 Sign Up Now
Unlimited Academic Year $230 $315 Sign Up Now
12 Month $380 $505 Sign Up Now
Punch Passes (10 classes) $60 $75 Sign Up Now

Group Fitness Silver Membership

  • 12 Month: $150
  • Monthly Recurring: $25

Golden Group Fitness Memberships are here! Active Adults are welcome to explore opportunities to become a part of SilverSneakers® classes listed on the Group Fitness schedule.

Fees for workshops are separate from Group Fitness memberships, but cover access for all the dates offered for the respective workshop.