Group Exercise

Group Exercise

Group exercise classes are held at one of three studios at the Hamel Rec Center (HRC).
A valid UNH ID Card or (HRC) Membership Card is needed to access Group Exercise Classes. 

Register for classes online

Group Exercise Policies:

  • Masks are required over each participants’ nose and mouth at all times until on an indoor cycling bike or within a designated taped exercise spot.
  • Participants, even individuals from a shared living spaces, must maintain appropriate physical distancing while in Group Exercise classes. 
  • Participants will be required to register for a spot in each group exercise class prior to its beginning.  
  • The reserved Group Exercise spot must be claimed in person by  the start of class.  If spots appear to be vacant by the time classes begin, stand-by participants may check into class with the Fitness Assistant and claim the spot.
  • No more than one participant is permitted in each of the designated taped exercise spots or indoor cycling bike. 
  • Class spots may be reserved up to 24 hours in advance as of September 28th, 2020.
  • Group Exercise Studios and the West Gym 3rd Floor will be closed for recreational use except for Group Exercise classes. Visit https://campusrec.unh.edu/ for a copy of the schedule. 

How to Cancel a Reservation

· Please note you can only cancel registrations for free programs

· If you paid to attend a program, you must cancel by emailing the program coordinator


1. Navigate to crec.unh.edu

2. In the top right corner click log in

3. From the pop-up window, click the button that says “UNH Students, Fac/Staff Login”

4. Use you UNH credentials to log in

5. In the top right corner click your username

6. Click profile

7. On the left-hand side click programs

8. Find the program you wish to cancel from the list that appears

9. Click on the 3 dots next to the appropriate program

10. Click cancel registration

11. Click the button “Yes, Cancel Registration”

Class Descriptions

Barre

Ready for a new kind of strength workout? Come to Barre where you will use functional exercises to help gain strength and stability for everyday life.

Barre Fusion

A fusion class that combines strength movements from Barre and Pilates and Yoga poses that challenge flexibility and mobility.

Beginner Weights

Open to all, Beginner Weights is the perfect class to learn how to move with weight. Focusing on basic movement patterns (squat, hinge, push, press & pull), learn to effectively move your body in a safe manner. Get familiar with a variety of equipment such as kettlebells, dumbbells, bands, and your own body. This class will introduce various exercises to work on strength, balance and flexibility for your entire body.

Bootcamp

The ultimate strengthening, full body workout! Improve power and performance with high intensity strength intervals using body weight and free weights. 

Cardio Kickboxing

New or a veteran to fitness? Want to feel powerful and strong? Come to Cardio Kickboxing! Sweating, jumping, jabbing, throwing uppercuts, hooks, and crosses are just a few of the things that will happen in this class. Get ready to feel fierce! 

Core & More

This class is a must for anyone who wants to move and live better. Strengthen your stabilizing muscles so that you can stand, run, and move pain free.

Cycling

Get ready for a powerful workout. Perfect for any fitness level! Challenge endurance and strength on the bike! Great way to maximize a fun workout with bursts of power and speed.

Functional Fitness

Want more structure to your workout? Discover new exercises grounded in basic movement patterns (squat, hinge, push, press & pull), this class uses kettlebells, dumbbells, bands, and your body weight while you get a good workout. The goal of this class is to advance your skills with strength, flexibility, balance and endurance training so you can gain confidence in strength training. We will be changing things up each class, so get ready to learn something new every time you join us. 

Gentle Flow Yoga

This class will calm, relax, and soothe the mind and body - a gentle and centering practice perfect for all abilities. 

Pilates

Engage the mind and condition the whole body. A complete blend of strength and flexibility training that works to better posture and everyday movements.

Pound

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out.

Pump & Pedal

Engage the mind and condition the whole body. A complete blend of strength and flexibility training that works to better posture and everyday movements.

Power Yoga

This class is designed to bring a new challenge and faster paced yoga practice, focusing on strength and power.

Restorative Yoga

With the help of props, Restorative Yoga emphases total relaxation. Poses are held between 5-10 minutes with little movement or effort.

Restoration & Recovery

This class is focuses on physical and mental recovery from workouts and day to day wear on the body. With an emphasis on stretching and other recovery methods, it’s a great compliment to hard workouts. 

Strength & Stretch

This class will challenge participants with a sequence of strength and balance movements, followed by dedicated time for flexibility, mobility, and recovery.

Total Body Toning

All fitness levels welcome! Ready to get the blood flowing and strengthen those muscles? Come to TBT where participants will do fun cardio intervals sets along with working arms, legs, and more to the beat of heart pumping music.

TRX

Using the TRX Suspension Training system, this class gives participants a challenging, full body workout using bodyweight and gravity.

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa describes a series of three poses that are done as part of a sun salutation sequence. This class allows for a diverse range of poses with breath and movement synchronized. Expect to become stronger and more flexible.

Zumba

Zumba is a Latin and World dance inspired fitness class. By mixing low and high intensity movements, Zumba creates an energetic and fun environment for all fitness levels.