Deerfield Park District

Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise

Fitness center members enjoy full access to group exercise classes. Non-members (16 years or older) are welcome to participate with the purchase of a one-day guest membership ($10 residents/$12 non-residents).

Download Group Exercise Schedule (Effective November 5, 2017)

Thanksgiving Day Group Exercise Schedule

Black Friday Group Exercise Schedule


Class Descriptions

Aqua • A total body water workout designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.

Booty Barre • This class fuses training principles from classical ballet, pilates, yoga, and strength conditioning to help you achieve better balance, flexibility, and strength… and that perfect booty! No prior dance experience needed.  All levels welcome.

Body Sculpt • A creative interval class using light weights and cardio intervals to sculpt various body parts.

Cardio Funk • A high energy, dance-inspired cardio workout involving continuous movements to today’s current hits.

Cardio Jam • This class is a high energy total body cardio workout involving continuous movement to music. Cardio Jam can be adapted to fit your desired intensity!  Cardio is followed by cool-down, abs, and stretch.

Cardio/Strength • This class will consist of a variety of cardio, strength, and a short mind-body component during our stretch at the end. Learn simple tools to help you live with intention and find the motivation to change your exercise, nutrition, and thought patterns to live healthfully and happily.

Core • 15 minutes of solid core!

Core Fusion • This class is designed to build core muscle groups while improving posture through performing a variety of exercises that strengthen the abdomen and back muscles and increase flexibility. The instructor may include a variety of equipment in this great workout.

Cycle @ Lunch • 50 minutes of Indoor Cycling. What a great way to spend your lunch hour.

Cycle/Jungle Gym • 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of Jungle Gym Suspension Training.

Dance, Cardio • A high energy, dance-inspired cardio workout involving continuous movements to today’s current hits.

Dance,Dance,Tone • A high energy, dance-inspired cardio workout involving continuous movements to today’s current hits. Strength and core exercises will also be added at the end of this class.

Deep Stretch Yoga • Stretching is the main emphasis of this class. You will explore the connection of your breath with movement, and leave feeling open and restored. Suitable for all levels.

Extreme Intervals • This class is based on high intensity interval training (HITS) protocols, combining cardio and strength intervals. Plyometrics, body weight exercises, medicine balls, body bars and more will be used to achieve the ultimate workout!

FIT •  (Functional Integrated Training) Challenge your muscular endurance and strength along with your balance and coordination with this total body strength training class.

FIT/BAR Fusion • Challenge your muscular strength with a bar while integrating muscular endurance with balance and coordination.

Indoor Cycle • An addictive high energy workout! Build strength and endurance during a non-impact ride on a stationary bike. A great component of cross training.

Just Dance • When it doubt, JUST DANCE! This cardio class combines the best top 40 music with easy to follow choreographed dance moves. You’ll feel like it’s a Friday night as you dance like no one is watching. No dance experience required. All levels welcome.

Mindful Flow Yoga • Yoga practice that synchronizes breath with movement, flowing smoothly to re-energize the body and relax the mind.

Pilates • A mat based exercise class designed to improve core strength and stability. Emphasis on muscular balance and flexibility.

Piloxing • A challenging class that mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat torching and muscle sculpting workout.

Qigong • This is an invigorating mind-body workout consisting of stretches, breathing exercises, flowing movements and meditation. Qigong amplifies your internal energy and is beneficial for mental clarity and focus.

QiGong/Yoga Fusion • Revitalize your body's energy system with a blend of Qigong and Yoga practices that restore life's rhythm and har-mony. Both yoga and qigong nurture through meditative breathing, gentle stretches and attention training. Learn how to move with free-dom, calm the nervous system and release habitual holding while strengthening the body. This class will increase your energy level and help you feel more grounded, intuitive and creative.

TABATA FUSION  • This high intensity interval training class will focus on combinations of strength and cardio intervals using the Tabata format of training. Each exercise requires 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times through. This class is a perfect fusion of strength and cardio to give you a full body workout.

30/30 • This workout tones and strengthens the entire body. 30 minutes each of cardio and strength work targeting all major muscles with the use of a variety of equipment.

Total Body Strength • This class uses various resistance-training techniques (e.g. dumbbells, stability balls, medicine balls) to improve muscular strength and endurance. This class helps develop muscle definition and elevate the body’s metabolism by increasing lean muscle mass. Proper technique and form are emphasized.

Total Conditioning • Challenge your muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance during this 60 minute circuit style class.

Tread It • A cardio & strength class combining intervals of treadmill training (hills, flats, intervals, and sprints) mixed with sets of traditional strength training using weights, medicine balls, body bars, and more. You do not need to be a runner to participate… all levels welcome!

Triple Threat • This class combines three great workouts conveniently in one hour. Triple Threat is a combination of strength training, core conditioning, and cardio exercises, all wrapped into one!

Warrior 450 • This 50 minute high energy workout has participants working “Circuit Style” in groups of 4. TRX and Water Rowers will be staples in this class. Instructors will use other fitness “toys” (Battle Ropes, Heavy Bags, Sandbells…) based on their plan for you that day. Bring your A Game every time!

WERQ® • WERQ® is the fiercely fun dance fitness workout class based on Pop, Rock, and Hip Hop music taught by Certified Fitness Pro-fessionals. The WERQ® warmup previews the dance steps used in class and the WERQ® cooldown includes balance and yoga-inspired pos-es. Are you ready to WERQ®?

WERQ®/Strength&Sculpt ‚óŹ This class combines 45 minutes of WERQ® with 30 minutes of strength and sculpt. Weights, bands, and body weight will be used to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body and core.

Yin Yoga • Yin Yoga targets the deeper more visceral connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. The yin poses are done almost entirely on the floor and are held for 3-5 minutes. This is a challenging but quiet practice and prepares one for sitting in meditation.

Yoga • Relax, strengthen, and soothe the mind. Focus is on flexibility, balance, and strength through postures and breathing. Beginners through Level II.

Yoga 101 • Learn all of the Yoga basics in a very comfortable setting. No previous Yoga experience necessary.

Yoga Alignment • Classical yoga poses and breathing techniques to enhance flexibility, build strength, balance, and reduce stress. Special attention paid to alignment to promote healing and build body awareness.

Yoga Flow • A challenging Yoga class designed for those with prior Yoga experience.

Yoga & Meditation • Yin Yoga targets the deeper more visceral connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. The yin poses are done almost entirely on the floor and are held for 3-5 minutes. A challenging but quiet practice which prepares one for sitting in meditation.

Yoga Plus •  Focus is on flexibility, balance, and strength through postures and breathing. This class is designed for intermediate to advanced participants.

Yoga Tone • Traditional Yoga poses combined with light weights for definition and tone with a focus on breathwork and alignment all set to energizing music for a full body workout.

Zumba • A fun dance based cardio workout set to great motivating music. A feel happy workout adaptable to all fitness levels.

Deerfield Park District • 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, Illinois 60015 • 847-945-0650 • fax 847-945-0699
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