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
Balance and Strength - This class uses BOSU balls to integrate balance which is the foundation of all movement. Class focuses on balance while incorporating some light strengthening and weight training exercises.
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.
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.
Club Barre – This fun, high energy class fuses cardio/dance fitness with traditional elements and Barre techniques. Students will shimmy and shake at center floor, incorporate weights and strength training tools, move to the barre for additional toning then head back to the floor for targeted core work…all to the beat of some of the hottest music from around the world! So, for two nights a week, let’s party at the Barre!
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.”
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.
LES MILLS 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.
LES MILLS 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.
LES MILLS TONE™ - If you want the optimal mix of strength, cardio and core training this is it. Step into a LES MILLS TONE class and you'll tick off a complete workout in 45 minutes. The challenging mix of lunges, squats, functional training and tubing exercises will help you burn calories and take your fitness to the next level. Also a great foundational class, LES MILLS TONE has a wide variety of options accommodating all fitness levels ensuring everyone leaves the workout feeling successful.
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.
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.