Fitness & Wellness

GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES DESCRIPTIONS


The Lodge Des Peres offers a wide variety of Group Exercise programs to meet everyone's needs. Both studio and water exercise classes are available: 

Lodge Studio Exercise Classes


Barre Class - This class is inspired by ballet, yoga and pilates techniques which will leave you feeling stronger, longer, sculpted and more energized. 
Basic Training - This class will consist of speed and endurance drills, plyometrics and body weight exercises. This class is intense,  full of energy and a great combination of cardio and strength.  
BODYCOMBAT™ - a high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories* in a class. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ. Bring your best fighter attitude and leave inhibitions at the door.
BODYFLOW™ - Ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYFLOW™  is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life.During BODYFLOW™ an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered. Happy.
BODYPUMP™ - A barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit - fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout and can burn up to 540 calories while toning and tightening your muscles and problem areas. 
Body Toning - This class is just what you need if looking to better focus your strength and toning workouts. Instead of trying to fit in a whole body workout in 50 min, this class will focus on core and upper body one week and core and lower body the next. 
Cardio Sculpt – This class includes a combination of cardiovascular and muscle sculpting exercises. You will do a variety of calorie burning circuits, with short light weight exercises between the circuits.
Cycling - Plan to develop cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and   efficiency as we climb hills, race the flats, and work our hearts and muscles.  Choose your speed, resistance and terrain as our instructors  provide safety, variety and motivation guaranteed to “keep you moving.”
GRIT™ - 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbells, weight plates and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups.
Group Strength - Weight Training is essential in any complete fitness regiment.  This class will strengthen your muscles and lift your spirit. 
Kick and HIIT - Kick your way into better health with this cardio and high intense interval training class. Circuits will bring your heart rate up and down with various plyometric, agility, strength, and endurance exercises which will lead to muscle toning and high calorie burn. This class is for those who are moderate to advance fitness levels looking to change up their workout routine.  
Low Impact - Achieve an active, energetic lifestyle with Low Impact Aerobics, Core and strength training, and cooling down to Balance and Yoga stretching.  For all fitness levels. 
Step and HIIT - Step your way into better health with this cardio and high intense interval training class. Circuits will bring your heart rate up and down with various plyometric, agility, strength, and endurance exercises which will lead to muscle toning and high calorie burn. This class is for those who are moderate to advance fitness levels looking to change up their workout routine.  
Yoga - Yoga is a wonderful way to stretch, tone and relax the body.  Increase flexibility as you strengthen and lengthen your body. 
Yoga for EveryBODY - Beginning mat work with focus on yoga poses.  Practice  concentration on breathing and motion,  strength and  relaxation. 
Zumba® - This class focuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout.
Zumba® + Weights - This class is a fusion of the hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow dance moves with functional strength training using dumbbells and bodyweight.

WATER EXERCISE


Aqua Motion  - A low to medium intensity workout for those looking for great exercise as well as improved range of motion and flexibility. 
Aqua Zumba®  - This course is the 'pool party' workout. You'll learn effective and challenging water-based workouts that integrate the Zumba formula and philosophy into traditional water fitness.
Forever in Motion - A low impact and low intensity water workout for the beginner that includes cardio, muscle strengthening, and balance exercises using a variety of buoyancy equipment.
Forever Young - Good for those who want to maintain their current level of fitness well into the later years of your life.  All moves will have both  medium and lower intensity capabilities. 
HydroTone - A varying format to challenge every muscle group using both deep and shallow water Moderate to  high intensity. 
Into the Deep - Held in the deep end of the wave pool, this class will focus on the core muscle groups in your abdomen, hips, thighs and underarms.
Water Combo Crazy - This class utilizes a combination of shallow and deep water to maximize the benefits of your workout. The focus will be building strength and endurance while giving you a great cardio workout.