FITNESS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Looking to join a fitness class .. but have no idea where to begin looking?

Don't worry, enjoyleisure is here to help! 

Listed below are all of our fitness classes, grouped into categories with descriptions and intensity levels.


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Intensity Levels

* Low impact
** Medium impact
*** High impact

 

Gentle Exercise Classes 

These classes are great for individuals (of all ages) that are looking to move more, but a class in which you can take it at your own pace.  
There's not too much jumping around, but you will be moving around, increasing your heart rate and benefiting for physical activity! 

Aqua-Fit  (Low Impact)  *
A fun, gentle way to enjoy exercise.  Take to the water to enjoy funky beats and aerobic exercises whilst improving your cardiovascular fitness and mobility.

Aqua-Fit Circuits  (Low Impact)  *
A unique aqua-fit class using apparatus to provide resistance training under water.

Ballet Stretches (Low Impact) */**
Improve core strength, joint mobility, postural awareness, balance, coordination and flexibility.

BodyBalance®  (Low Impact) **
A Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates inspired workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centred and calm.

Funky Fitness  (Low Impact) */**
A low impact aerobics exercise class, suited to those looking to get more active or rehabilitating from injury.

Fitness Fun  (Low Impact) *
Gentle exercise class for people with additional support needs. Activities within the class will help improve elasticity and strength, reduce muscle mass loss, improve circulation and help combat pain.

Gym Assist */**
Based in the gym, the instructor will provide information, support and encouragement to get the most from your workout and achieve your health and fitness goals.

Resistance Training For All  (Low Impact) *
A gentle but very effective workout combining seated and standing exercises using a variety of fitness equipment to improve balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and stamina.

Stretch & Strength   (Low Impact) */**
Gentle exercises to improve elasticity and strength, reduce muscle mass loss, improve circulation and combat pain. Ideal for those starting an exercise programme and rehabilitating from injury.

 

Aquatic Classes

These classes take place in the swimming pool.  These classes are particular beneficial for individuals that are at entry level fitness, if you are recovering for an injury.  As the exercises take place in the water there is less pressure on your joints, meaning you can have a great workout, with water as your resistance.  

Aqua-Fit  (Low Impact) *
A fun, gentle way to enjoy exercise.  Take to the water to enjoy funky beats and aerobic exercises whilst improving your cardiovascular fitness and mobility.

Aqua-Fit Circuits  (Low Impact) *
A unique aqua-fit class using apparatus to provide resistance training under water.

 

Aerobic / Dance Inspired Classes

If you're a fan of dancing, enjoy singing along to great music, while moving your feet, jumping to the beat and increasing your heart rate all at the same time ... you've found your calling!  Enjoy any of these fantastic classes: 

Aerotone **
Total body fitness, aerobic and strength training combined.

Legs, Bums & Tums **
This class is a combination of hi-lo aerobics exercises specifically for toning, the mid to lower body.

Piloxing® **
This class mixes Pilates and boxing moves into a calorie burning, muscle sculpting, core-centric interval workout, guaranteed to whip you into shape.

Step & Tone **
A high impact aerobics class using steps which works on toning the muscles and improving cardiovascular fitness.

Zumba® **
The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin and International rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away.

 

Meditative & Stretching Classes

Relax, breathe, clear the mind, stretch the body, increase flexibility and tone.  These classes are great way to start or finish your day.  They are also a great complimentary extra after a high intensity workout to stretch the muscles and winddown. 

Ballet Stretches (Low Impact)  */**
Improve core strength, joint mobility, postural awareness, balance, coordination and flexibility.

BodyBalance®  (Low Impact) */**
A Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates inspired workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centred and calm.

Pilates **
Pilates will enable you to increase in flexibility, mobility and strength without bulking up whilst experiencing a sense of calm and relaxation.

Stretch & Strength (Low Impact) *
Gentle exercises to improve elasticity and strength, reduce muscle mass loss, improve circulation and combat pain. Ideal for those starting an exercise programme and rehabilitating from injury.

Yoga  (Low Impact) *
Yoga is an ancient system of breathing practices, physical exercises and postures as well as meditation intended to integrate body, mind, and spirit.
 

The below classes are slightly more intense as you pick up the pace while incorporating pilates / yoga inspired moves. 

Fitness Pilates  (Low Impact) **
Set a faster pace than a standard Pilates class, you’ll increase flexibility, mobility and strength without bulking up.

PiYO **
An intensive Pilates and Yoga inspired workout that will sculpt your body, scorch calories, define your core and improve flexibility.

Piloxing®  **
This class mixes Pilates and boxing moves into a calorie burning, muscle sculpting, core-centric interval workout, guaranteed to whip you into shape.

 

High Intensity Cardio Fitness

Ready to take your fitness to the next level .. here you go!   You're going to need plenty of water, and maybe even a towel for these classes, and our instructors pick up the pace and make you work. 
 

Agility Circuits  **
This class uses bodyweight training exercises and mat work to strengthen and condition the abdominals and key core muscles.

BodyAttack® **/***
The sports-inspired, interval training class combining athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilisation exercises.

BodyCombat® **/***
An energetic program inspired by martial arts; strike, punch, kick and kata your way to superior cardio fitness.

Boxercise **/***
Upper body workout with glove and pad combination, followed by abdominal work.

Hatton Boxing ***
Performing traditional boxing drills this class will assist weight loss, increase muscle tone and fitness levels.

High Intensity ***
A high intensity cardio workout using your own body weight as resistance.  Using ‘Max Interval Training’ techniques, this class is not for the faint hearted!

MetaFit® ***
30min interval training blitz that increases your metabolism and overall fitness.

Spin-Fit / Spin Circuits / Spin Express ***
A high intensity workout using stationary exercise bikes.

 

Strength & Conditioning

If working and toning your abs, glutes, quads, pecs or bi or tri-ceps is your primary focus, these are the classes for you.  (Not sure what muscle groups these are... you'll soon know after a class or two!) 

Remember when attending any of these classes, choose weights and rep sets that YOU can achieve.  This isn't about the person next to you and what they are doing.  It's about improving your own personal fitness levels, and working within your own body limits! 
 

Abs Blast **
Improve core muscles with mat work and resistance training. A strong fit core is the foundation to multiply your fitness efforts.

Body Conditioning (Low Impact) */**
A great fitness class to work all major muscle groups combining aerobic and strength conditioning exercises; incorporating the use of hand held weights.

BodyPump® **/***
The fastest way to shape up and lose body fat. BodyPump is an intensive toning and conditioning class using weights.

Body Suspension **/***
Train your entire body and build strength with this excellent core conditioning and abdominal workout.  Adjustable for all fitness levels.  (Available at Mercat Gait Centre)

Circuits **
A class that utilises weights and other pieces of equipment to improve fitness and strength.

Kettlebells **/***
Target key muscles groups including abs, gluts, arms and thighs for maximum effectiveness using Kettlebells.

ViPR **/***
Bridges the gap between movement and strength training.  It combines full body movement with load, enhancing the vitality, performance, and reconditioning goals.