Group X | Kent State University

Our Group X program (Group Exercise) is designed to provide our patrons with more options for exercising. The classes range from entry level, suitable for everyone, to higher intensity and more challenging. These classes are available on a drop-in basis.
*Please note: patrons must first gain access to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (through an existing membership or purchase of a guest pass) to participate in Group X classes.

View the Summer 2018 Group X Schedule

  • Single Entry
    $7
  • Summer Unlimited
    $35

Class Descriptions

Aqua Deep
A non-impact combination of cardiovascular and strength training that takes place int he deep end our pool. 

Aqua Shallow
Increase your strength and endurance with low-impact movements in the shallow end of the pool.

(NEW!) Balls & Bands
Improve your strength, balance and flexibility in this class focused on using physio balls and resistance bands.

Barre Basics
Focus your strength, balance and control in this blend of Pilates, yoga and basic ballet exercises.

(NEW!) Barre Power
Stretch, tone and feel the burn with this redesigned barre class that includes fat burning plyometrics, bodyweight exercises and muscle lengthening stretches. 

(NEW!) Bodyweight Bootcamp
You don’t need fancy equipment to get a great workout.  This class will use your own bodyweight as a tool to increase strength, endurance, agility and flexibility.

Barre Pulse
Workout with a series of dance and strength exercises performed through a small range of motion which are designed to challenge and tone the entire body.  

BOOM Mind/Body
Focus on improving balance and flexibility in this yoga and Pilates inspired, invigorating workout geared toward beginners and older patrons looking to step up their fitness levels.  

BOOM Move It
Dance to the beat of hip-hop or move to the rhythms of a mambo.  Beginners and older patrons needing a low-impact, but higher intensity cardio workout can have fun learning dance steps from every era.  

BOOM Muscle
There’s never a dull moment in this action-packed beginner and older patron inspired workout featuring a combination of strength training and athletic moves taken from your favorite sports like golf and tennis.  

Butts & Guts
Flash in for a quick 45-minute workout focusing on the entire core, from your glutes to your abs.

Hatha Yoga
Become more present in each moment and create a balance of strength and flexibility through yoga exercises designed for whole body alignment. 

Lunch Rush: Aqua Deep & Aqua Shallow
Take a quick dip in the deep or shallow end of the pool in these low-impact but high-intensity workouts to improve muscular and cardiovascular strength and endurance.  

(NEW!) Lunch Rush: Balls & Bands
Improve your strength, balance and flexibility in this 45-minute class focused on using physio balls and resistance bands.

Lunch Rush: Meditation Recharge 
Unwind, relax and let the work week fade away in this 45-minute meditation class.

Lunch Rush: Multilevel Spin
Short on time but still want to sweat? Get in.  Gear up.  Get out. This express 30-minute cycling workout is designed to improve your cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

Lunch Rush: Tai Chi
Through a series of slow, smooth body movements, achieve a state of mental and physical relaxation while also strengthening the cardiovascular, muscular and immune systems. 

Mat Pilates
Strengthen and trim your waistline while improving body alignment in this non-impact, non-aerobic, deep muscle conditioning class.

Multi-level Yoga
Designed for any level yogi, this class builds on basic yoga postures to expand into deeper movements, breath and mind awareness.

Power Pilates
Transform your body and increase your energy using controlled, precise movements designed to stretch and strengthen your muscles.

Power Yoga
Gain strength, flexibility and mental awareness, while focusing on the physical aspect of yoga.

P90X Live!
This is a total body workout that will keep your body guessing, and transforming, with a variety of strength training moves, cardio conditioning and core work. 

SilverSneakers Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.

SilverSneakers Circuit
The SilverSneakers Circuit workout offers standing, low-impact choreography alternated with standing upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball.  A chair is available for support. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level and can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants.

SilverSneakers Splash
A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses a signature splash-board to increase movement and intensity options. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. The pool provides many benefits when used for aerobic exercise and resistance training.

Spinning
Get your heart and legs stronger as you go through an hour of flat roads, hills and jumps on the bike.

(NEW!) Spin HIIT
Mix it up and get your heart pumping in this class that combine indoor cycling and off the bike High Intensity Interval Training. 

Sunrise Yoga
A perfect way to start your week off right!  Great for all levels, join in and experience an invigorating combination of Vinyasa flow, stretching and breathing techniques. 

Super Spin 50/50
A fusion Spin class filled with strength and core conditioning.

TBC Remix
A variation of Total Body Conditioning that will build muscle with strength training exercises and improve cardiovascular endurance and coordination with step intervals.

Top Down & Bottoms Up Strength
Break up your workouts with this new two-part set.  In Top Down, strengthen and tone the upper body by focusing on the chest, back, arms and core.  In Bottoms Up, focus your training on the lower half by working the legs, glutes and core.   

Total Body Conditioning 
Strengthen the cardiovascular and muscular systems using a variety of strength and agility equipment combined with body weight exercises.

Triad Boot Camp
Whether you’re a complete beginner or trying to take your fitness to a new level, this full-body boot camp style workout is for you.  Every class is centered on the #3; from the number of sets to the number of skill level modifications.  

TRX 101
Use your bodyweight and gravity on the TRX Suspension Trainer to increase core strength and muscular endurance.

TRX Boot Camp
Work your entire body and push past your limits in this boot camp style class using strength equipment, body weight exercises and body suspension training.  

Yin Yang Yoga
A unique class that combines power poses, core work and balance with restorative postures that help you relax and focus on breath work.

Yin Yoga
This slow and restful class consists of a series of longer held, passive floor poses that emphasize correct posture and lower body flexibility.

Yoga Basics
For beginners or continuing students, this class will help you learn yogic fundamentals and develop a solid yoga foundation.

Zumba
A fusion of Latin and international music, combining fast and slow rhythms that will tone and sculpt the body.