Get fit and healthy and make new friends in our group exercise classes!

Cycling ... Tabata.... Zumba....Pilates....Body Sculpt ...Yoga Flow ... and more!  We offer group exercise classes for everyBODY, so come join the fun! 

Classes will begin Monday, September 8 and will end Friday, November 21 (skip October 13 and 14 for Fall Break).  All classes are held in the Trieshmann Health and Fitness Pavilion, multipurpose rooms (MPR) #1 and #2. (See Schedule tabs above).

Group Ex Kickoff Week

During the first week, September 8 - 12, classes are FREE!  A fitness pass is not required, so come try the classes out! It's a great opportunity to try new fitness programs and meet new people!  Be sure to arrive early because space is limited. 

Fitness Pass
The Fitness Pass allows you access to ALL the classes on the fitness schedule for the entire Fall semester!   Simply purchase your fitness pass and bring it with you to the class(es) you plan to attend.  The pass is only $25 and may be purchased from the Trieshmann Health and Fitness Pavilion Welcome Desk. New this year is the $15 pass which would be good for 5 classes total during the Fall Semester.  Payment may be made with Captains Cash, cash, check, MasterCard or VISA. If you decide not to purchase either pass, you are welcome to "drop in" on any class for a $5 fee. 

Classes begin September 8!  The class day(s)/time(s), location and instructor may be viewed on the "Schedule - MPR 1" and "Schedule - MPR 2" tabs above.

NEW!  Arms Xpress:  An upper-body toning workout utilizing various resistance equipment (hand weights, barbells, etc.).  Followed by a relaxing stretch.

Body Sculpt: Total body toning utilizing hand weights, barbells/body bars, stability balls and more! Followed by a relaxing stretch.

NEW!  Boot Camp:  An energetic cardio and strength-training class.  No tricky choreography, just effective training exercises (interval, sports and weight).  Burn calories in a focused, efficient and challenging way!  All fitness levels are welcome; however "Boot Camp" isn't designed for every exerciser.  Be prepared to be motivated!

Core Xpress (formerly ABS):  A concentrated toning class for the abs and back, followed by a stretch.

Cycling: A fun and challenging way to exercise on a stationary bike! Features varying speeds and intensities. Ends with a cool down and stretch. 

Fitness Happy Hour (formerly Fitness Free-for-All): Celebrate the weekend by coming to fun, energizing fitness classes! A different class will be offered each week. Email announcements will be sent each week describing the class to be offered. A fitness class pass is not required, but you must be a CNU student, faculty, staff or Freeman Center member to attend. 

Legs Xpress: A lower body toning workout with various resistance equipment (hand weights, barbells/body bars, resistance bands and stability balls).

Pilates: (pronounced pul-LAH-teez) A series of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to improve muscle strength, posture, flexibility and balance.

NEW!  Rise and Shine Yoga:  Start your day off with an energizing, motivating Yoga practice.

Tabata & Core: An intense, fat-burning cardio workout, providing maximum benefits in a short amount of time.  Easy-to-follow movements with periods of 20 seconds of maximum effort followed by 10 seconds of active "rest."  Followed by ab work and a relaxing stretch. 

Yoga Flow: Flow from one yoga pose to the other for a total body sculpting and stretching workout.

Yogilates:  Fusion of yoga and Pilates-based exercises to tone, stretch and relax the body. 

Zumba: Dance your way to fitness! Fusing Latin-inspired and other easy-to-follow movements, Zumba is a fun way to get fit! 


Fitness Free-for-All
Celebrate the weekend early by attending a FREE Fitness Class open to ALL CNU students, faculty and staff! A fitness class pass is not required. A different class will be offered each Friday (e.g., Zumba, yoga, kickboxing, body sculpt, cycling and others) and will be announced via campus email.  This site will also be updated each week.  All fitness levels are welcome.   

Fall 2014 Dates September 12, 19, 26; October 3, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14


Head to the nearest phone booth and don your cape for Power Pilates! Join Brittany (aka "The Hulk) as she uses her super Pilates powers to strengthen and stretch your muscles with powerful results! Super hero attire is welcome!

Date:  October 244

Time:  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location:  The Freeman Center, Trieshmann Health and Fitness Pavilion, Multipurpose Room 2

Instructor:  Brittany "The Hulk" Heller