Fitness & Classes2018-12-17T12:53:40+00:00

Group Fitness & Classes Announcements

  • All RecXercise classes will be cancelled after 5:30pm on Wednesday, December 5th. The 5:30pm classes will still be happening. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Group RecXercise unlimited semester passes are available for purchase at Member Services for $60.
  • Check out our Fitness Outreach Services! A nationally certified group exercise instructor or personal trainer will come to your facility for a private class, lecture or special event. See the “Fitness Outreach” tab on this page for more information.

 

Upcoming Events & Trainings

Due to the Rec Center being closed on Thursday, December 6, along with the Texas A&M campus, the De-Stress Fest has been cancelled. In lieu of the event, ALL GROUP RECXERCISE CLASSES WILL BE FREE Friday, December 7, through Thursday, December 13. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thursday, Dec. 6; 3pm – 6pm

Second annual event at the Rec to give students a chance to de-stress, both physically and mentally, before their final exams this fall. A diverse range of fun and FREE events will be offered including fitness classes like yoga and boxing, personal training workout demos, arts and crafts, coloring, puppies, cooking demos, and MORE! This event is a celebration of all your hard work and success throughout the semester!

For updates on classes, photos, and lots of other great information, follow us on Twitter!

About Group RecXercise

Drop-in fitness classes. Purchase an individual class pass or unlimited pass at Member Services.

  • Unlimited semester pass: $60
  • Individual class pass: $5 (good for admission to one class)

Group RecXercise Schedule

Schedules are subject to change.

Calendar of Events

Specialty Classes & Programs

Registration is required prior to attending any classes. Register online at recconnect.tamu.edu or at Member Services. See descriptions for pricing. Schedules are subject to change. For more information about Specialty Classes, contact Miranda Price at mprice@rec.tamu.edu. For more information about Specialty Programs, contact Anna Taggart at ataggart@rec.tamu.edu.

Fall 2018 Specialty Classes

Professional instructors. Progressive style.

  • Classes Meet: Sept. 3 – Nov. 11
  • No Classes: Nov. 19 – 23
  • Make-Up Weeks: Nov. 12 – 18 & Nov. 25 – 30

Description: Contemporary Dance is an expressive and popular format that integrates dance technique with artistry. Come learn choreography that will allow you to enhance your dance skills, release stress, and improve your fitness. Prior dance experience is recommended but not required.

Meets: Monday

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: This class is designed for dancers of all levels who would like to explore different stylistic jazz choreography. Technique will be introduced, while jazz choreography combinations will be incorporated throughout the semester. Class meets once per week with our most veteran dance instructor!

Meets: Monday

Time: 8pm – 9pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Pilates is a chance to train with a nationally certified instructor who will facilitate a cumulative learning experience focused on your goals. Exercises with props such as resistance bands, Pilates rings, stability balls, and much more will be used for full-body toning. Great for participants of all levels, Pilates will add new dimension to your fitness.

Meets: Monday/Wednesday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Get fit, strong, and have fun at the barre all while moving to upbeat, energizing music! Party at the Barre is based off of the Barre Above format, an innovative and challenging barre experience that combines traditional muscle-sculpting Pilates and barre choreography with the added cardio benefits of the high intensity interval training to define and challenge the whole body in a fun new way!

Meets: Monday/Wednesday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Come experience energetic and fun weekly lessons with our experienced hip hop instructor. This class is designed for the beginner Hip Hop dancer who would like to advance their ability. Every skill will be broken down into basic steps, body movements, and choreography for a well-rounded class! You will learn something new, have fun, and get a great workout.

Meets: Monday/Wednesday

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 2221

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Have you ever wanted to try Yoga? The goal of this class is to introduce the fundamentals of yoga in a relaxed environment. While educational and fitness oriented, you can expect a stress-reducing practice that leaves you feeling renewed and revitalized. Mats are provided; bring personal mats at your own preference.

Meets: Tuesday/Thursday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 2221

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: This class is a beginning-intermediate level study of classical ballet. Starting from “square one”, it focuses on the basics of strength, body alignment, flexibility, and stage presence through performance of both barre and center combination work. This class builds upon the knowledge learned to further your dance ambitions while staying physically fit and artistically graceful in a relaxed setting. A perfect way to bring a little grace into the stressful college lifestyle.

Meets: Tuesday/Thursday

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Get fit, tone, and have a blast at the barre all while moving to fun, popular music. Barre & Beyond seamlessly weaves together traditional muscle-sculpting barre choreography with more elements of Pilates and Yoga to define and strengthen the whole body.

Meets: Tuesday/Thursday

Time: 8pm – 9pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60*/$108**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: This beginner class will teach graceful arm and hand movements, undulations, isolations, and hip rotations, with a concentration on abdominal strength. As the class progresses, students will learn stage presence, floor work, costuming, and identifying Middle Eastern rhythms. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a scarf or shawl to wrap your hips.

Meets: Tuesday

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is a modern, Western form of belly dance which was created by fusing American Tribal Style belly dance and American Cabaret belly dance. Movements from many other folkloric and classical dance styles are used as well. Some examples include ballet, jazz, burlesque, hip hop, Bollywood, etc. This class will get you moving belly dance style to all kinds of music! It will focus on isolations, undulations, pops and locks as well as adding a theatrical element to the dance form.

Meets: Thursday

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: Learn how to impress the crowd when you go out dancing! Latin Mix will teach you the best of Latin dance, including genres that will give you a diverse basic knowledge. Latin Mix will introduce the basic steps for Bachata, Merengue, Salsa, and more. It is strongly recommended to sign up with a partner!

Meets: Sunday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 2221

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

Meets: Sunday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: This class is designed for the beginning country western dancer. Whether you have never danced before or want to strengthen your basic skills, this class is for you! You will learn how to lead and follow a partner, perform basic turns, and improve overall technique. Now offered in two time frames, there will be plenty of space to dance and have fun. It is strongly recommended to sign up with a partner!

Meets: Sunday

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 2221

Cost: $36*/$60**

*Member price; **non-member price

Description: This self-defense class is taught by a certified Smartsafe instructor. Women’s Warrior Self Defense is perfect students and staff looking to reduce uneasy feelings and become more confident in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Meets: Sunday

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 2225

Cost: $30*/$48**

*Member price; **non-member price

Fall 2018 Specialty Programs

BootCamp

Designed to take your fitness to the next level, BootCamp will meet two days per week with activities such as running, power-walking, plyometrics and cardiovascular drills, and resistance training. BootCamp meets in the Rec at Member Services.

Dates: Sept. 3 – Oct. 3

Meets: M/W

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

Dates: Oct. 15 – Nov. 14

Meets: M/W

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

Dates: Sept. 3 – Nov. 14

Meets: M/W

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $60 Rec members; $100 non-members

Boxing BootCamp

Are you ready to unleash your inner athlete? Our nationally-certified personal trainers and group fitness instructors present an authentic boxing program that includes training on the heavy bag, speed bag, and Boxmaster, as well as full-body conditioning exercises. This workout will help build strength in your arms, legs, back, and core, and help to improve your cardiovascular endurance and self-confidence! This progressive program is suited for all fitness levels.

Dates/Times:

  • Sept. 3 – Oct. 3, M/W, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Sept. 4 – Oct. 4, T/TH, 6:15am – 7:15am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: Heavy Bag Room

Cost: $60 Rec members; $80 non-members*

*Prices are per class time; anyone wanting to participate in both times must pay for both times. Boxing glove/wraps are not included and can be purchased at the Equipment Etc. desk.

Dates/Times

  • Oct. 15 – Nov. 14, M/W, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Oct. 16 – Nov. 15, T/TH, 6:15am – 7:15am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: Heavy Bag Room

Cost: $60 Rec members; $80 non-members*

*Prices are per class time; anyone wanting to participate in both times must pay for both times. Boxing glove/wraps are not included and can be purchased at the Equipment Etc. desk.

Bikini FitCamp

Bikini FitCamp is designed to build muscular strength and endurance, target the arms, chest, abdominals, glutes and legs. Class meets twice per week indoors.

Dates: Sept. 4 – Oct. 4

Meets: T/TH

Time: 6:15am – 7:15am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

*Prices are per class time; anyone wanting to participate in both times must pay for both times. 

Dates: Oct. 16 – Nov. 15

Meets: T/TH

Time: 6:15am – 7:15am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

*Prices are per class time; anyone wanting to participate in both times must pay for both times. 

Fitness Outreach Services

A nationally certified group exercise instructor or personal trainer will come to your residence hall, organizational meeting or department for a private class, special event or educational lecture.

Fill out the form below to request the fitness services you are interested in.

    (Longer sessions are available for an additional fee)
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  • *You may provide your own space for the event or request a Rec Sports Group Exercise Room. Please indicate your preferred location inside the Rec (ex. Archery Room). Rental of the room and availability should be confirmed by Tawyna Moehlman at tmoehlman@rec.tamu.edu or 979.862.1322
  • *We will do our best to schedule the requested instructor, but cannot guarantee.
  • • This form must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the requested date. • Yoga/Pilates Classes: Mats will not be provided. • Music system must be available at your facility. • Pricing for Services: $50.00 per session (additional instructor $25.00). • Private classes at the Rec require a fee for room rental.
  • Form of Payment: (needed at least 3 days prior to event) Visa: MasterCard: Check IDT#:____________ SOFC:____________ • IDT (Interdepartmental Transfers) payments must be paid to Accounting, Tawyna Moehlman (979-862-1322). • Other payments can be made inside the Rec at Member Services (979-845-0526). • Make checks payable to TAMU. If paying with SOFC, please indicate your account number.
  • If you do not have an account number or have other questions, please contact Miranda Price, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, at mprice@rec.tamu.edu or (979) 862-3995 before completing the form.
If you have questions, please contact:

Miranda Price
Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
Department of Recreational Sports
Texas A&M University
979.862.3995 or mprice@rec.tamu.edu