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Group Fitness Classes

We offer an assortment of classes at various times to fit your schedule, motivate you to achieve your goals, and challenge you to improve your level of fitness.

All Group Fitness classes are held in the Group Fitness Room on the main level of the Rushville Fitness and Community Center. Signing up is encouraged but not required to attend group fitness classes. All  standard group fitness classes are included with the Gold Membership. Silver members are welcome to join the classes for $7 each. Payment must be made at the desk before the class begins.

Group Fitness Schedule

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Group Class Descriptions

 

Bootcamp: Bootcamp is a combination of high and low intensity exercises designed for maximum calorie burn using both cardio and strength training. Each class will be different and most exercises can be modified, if needed. Bring a towel, bring some water, and bring a positive attitude while we work up a good sweat! Instructor: Angie Veith

 

 

Chair Yoga: Yoga is a practice of combining breath and movement. Many of the classic yoga poses are modified and practiced with the student aided by the support of a chair. The class helps to improve mental focus, muscle strength, balance and stamina for all muscles of the body. No previous yoga experience is necessary. There is no judgment or competition in yoga practice. We encourage participants to listen to their bodies as they move through their practice. Instructor: Barb & Harold Sargent

 

 

Functional Fitness: Strength and mobility training designed to enable participants to better perform activities of daily living. Instructor: Lisa Downs, Cathy Onion

 

 

HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves repetitive bouts of exercise coupled by varied recovery times based upon the intensity of work performed and energy pathways utilized during exercise. Instructor: Nancy Cox

 

 

Pilates/Core: Blending the latest exercise science with the principles of the Lotte Berk method (the genesis of the barre movement) delivers a fusion of ballet, Pilates, yoga and strength training to the workouts. Instructor: Jacey Rauch, Elaine Boyd

 

 

Powerzone: This class incorporates strength, flexibility, and balance training to improve physical fitness and functional movement capabilities. Participants use hand weights, mat work, resistance tubes, and Bender Fitness Balls. Instructor: Becky Jones, Cathy Onion

 

 

Spin Classes: Tired of the same old cardio routines? Try out spin classes with our very own Schwinn Certified Cycling instructors, offering authentic cycling workouts in the comfort of your very own RFCC spin room!!! Instructors: Lisa Shelton, Lisa Downs, Michelle Escapa, Paul Vincent, Tim Ward

 

 

Wavemakers Water Workout: Wavemakers Water Workout is an ideal combination of fun, comfortable, & effective training for all ages and fitness levels! Water workouts reduce stress on joints, bones, and musculature allowing participants to achieve speedy, & effective toning through water resistance. Instructor: Mandy Stoll

 

 

Warm Yoga: Warm yoga takes place on the pool deck to take advantage of the warm room. Instructors: Barb And Harold Sargent

 

Yoga: Yoga is a gentle way to improve your posture, balance and coordination. In yoga classes, postures are practiced to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body while using breathing techniques to create ease in movements. Instructors: Barb And Harold Sargent, Erin Eveland

 

 

Zumba GOLD: Zumba Gold is designed to introduce easy to follow Zumba choreography to beginners and active aging students in a lower intensity format. Benefits of Zumba Gold include cardiovascular and muscular conditioning as well as flexibility and balance training.

 

 

Zumba: Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Instructors: Becky Jones

Getting Started

Classes welcome all levels of fitness. When starting a new class try to arrive about 10 minutes early and let the instructor know you’re a beginner. The instructor can offer tips, tell you what equipment is needed and can offer alternate exercise options. Standing in the middle of the room is a good idea so the instructor can see your form, and you can watch the front row for visual cues.

 

Rules and common courtesies

  • Please arrive on-time for classes—warming up is important to prevent injury

  • Please wait to enter the studio or set up equipment needed in class until the previous class is finished

  • Please clean equipment used in class with provided disinfectant after use

  • Please return all equipment to its proper place after use in class

  • Please wear clean, non-marking shoes

  • Talking on cell phones is not allowed

  • Food and drink (other than water) is not allowed

  • Please come to class dressed and ready to move your body

  • Bringing a towel and water is encouraged

  • Check specific class descriptions for other tips or details specific to class

 

Fitness Class age guidelines

  • Ages 13 and below can attend age specific fitness classes with parent/guardian in building.

  • Ages 14-15 welcome with parent/guardian

  • Age 16-17 can enjoy fitness classes alone

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