Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex offers group fitness classes 7 days a week, from 3 dedicated fitness studios.

Classes are available for pay-as-you-go, as a registered program, or with a membership. Group fitness class participants must be at least 13 years of age, or as stated otherwise.


Group Fitness Class Schedule

Current Class Schedule: April 19 - July 17, 2022

Class Descriptions

Studio A Classes

Circuit Training:

Develop your strength and aerobic fitness with exercises performed in succession and minimal rest. Your heart rate remains elevated in this high - intensity class.

Fit Fusion 55+:

This class is  designed for older adults as it consists of low impact movements with little to no bouncing. It’s a blend of cardiovascular and muscular strength, finishing off with a full body stretch.

Interval Challenge:

Alternate moderate and high intensity bursts of cardio and strength conditioning for a full body workout.

Pound®:

This full - body cardio jam session is inspired by the infectious, sweat - dripping fun of playing the drums. Using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, torch calories and drum your way to a leaner physique.

Step:

This is a classic choreographed aerobic exercise class. You’ll get a full body cardio workout while also  toning your legs. Modify intensity by adjusting your speed, step height and movements.

Stretch & Strengthen:

This workout uses various types of equipment to focus on coordination, balance, and muscle strength. It finishes with stretching and postural exercises.

Total Barre®:

This class integrates elements of Pilates, dance, and strength training to create a high energy and dynamic class. Emphasizing correct biomechanics with the power of music to increase strength, flexibility and stamina.

Zumba:

Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic class that will blow you away.

Studio B Classes

Cardio Muscle Challenge:

A blend of strength and cardio workouts that will challenge your body!

Cycle, Core, Cool-down:

A cardio workout with varying speeds and resistance levels to provide a different ‘ride’ every time. Incorporates a 5 - 10 minute abdominal cool-down.

Cycle Fit:

A cardio workout with varying speeds and resistance levels to
provide a different ‘ride’ every time.

Cycle Fit Fusion:

A Cycle Fit class combined with off-bike cardio and light-weight resistance training exercises. You will definitely enjoy the variety that this class offers!

Cycle Pump:

Cycle Fit and Pump It Up all in one! Improve your cardio on the bike while also building strength and core doing off-bike muscle conditioning. Challenge your fitness level with this high energy, calorie-burning class.

Dynamic Core:

A combination of muscle endurance exercises focusing on core muscle groups which include, lower back, abdominals, and oblique muscles.

Pump It Up:

This class focuses on weight bearing strength exercises that are challenging, safe, and functional. We incorporate the use of: dumbbells, bars, plates, and steps/benches.

Pump Plus:

A combination of Pump It Up and more! Each class differs in intensity, exercise and keeps you on your toes. Try this workout surprise!

Tabata Pump:

A Combination of Pump It Up and Tabata – Using the classic 20 - 10 timing protocol with intervals and our unique signature timing of 40-30-20 and 30-20-10 you will experience a new way to
excite and challenge yourself!

Total Muscle Challenge:

Challenge yourself in this high-intensity, workout. Improve strength, stamina, and explosive power with a workout that changes every week.

 Studio C Classes

Chair Yoga:

This is a unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing and balance poses.

Mobil-lates:

A blend of mobility work, Thai yoga, and pilates that will move, lengthen, and stretch your entire body. You will see improved range of motion, balanced muscle activation and decreased muscle soreness.

Pilates:

Experience this mind/body movement focusing on the pilates principles of centering, breath, concentration, control, precision and flow. Includes elements of standing as well as mat work.

Sunrise/Sunset Yoga & Meditation:

This class is an introduction to yoga in the form of therapy. Each class includes static and flowing yoga postures, different breathing techniques, sound and a guided meditation.

Yoga 55+:

Breathe and stretch your way to greater harmony and energy as you reduce stress, align your body, and deepen your inner peace.

Yoga - Asana, Pranayama, & Meditation:

Three of the eight limbs of yoga. In a sequenced and full practice, they simply and intricately weave together, nourishing and supporting the subsequent limb without a gap, creating a unique tapestry of yoga.

Yoga - Gentle:

Learn basic postures, stretches and breathing techniques to help you relax and de-stress. This class is appropriate for pregnant women.

Yoga - Hatha/Ashtanga Blend:

Elements of Hatha, Ashtanga, Yang and Yin. Explore intensities of poses with Hatha, posture purpose with Ashtanga, Yang to improve strength and Yin to allow a fabulous release of tension.

Yoga - Vinyasa:

This class is a dynamic, flowing form of yoga smoothly linking your body movements to your breath. You’ll be guided in a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling.

Yogalates:

Experience the relaxation and toning benefits of yoga and pilates - the best of two worlds.

 

Physical Activity Screening Forms

Before taking part in any of our group fitness programs we require that you complete a Get Active Questionnaire. This is a pre-exercise screening tool designed by the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) to help ensure you have a safe physical activity experience.


 

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