Group Fitness Classes  

Essentia Health Center for Personal Fitness | 1600 Miller Trunk Hwy, Duluth | 218-786-5400

Classes have resumed. 

COVID-19 Guidelines

IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE AND WELL, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:

MASKS
We require masks to be worn at all times.
This mandate applies to all common areas, locker rooms, and fitness equipment. It also will be in effect at the adjacent Therapy and Performance Center, including to and from the therapy pool and on the pool deck; masks can be removed once in the water for classes and other rehabilitation activities.

SANITIZE
Please use hand sanitizer as you enter and exit a space, and wipe down all equipment before and after your workout. Mats are available, but you are strongly encouraged to bring your own.

KEEP YOUR DISTANCE
A defined flow pattern is established which emphasizes physical distancing. Please stay at least six feet away from others whenever possible.

TOWELS
Towels will be provided, although you are encouraged to bring your own.

NOT FEELING WELL?
If you are not feeling well, please stay home.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Revised on April 8, 2022

Monday

8:45-9:45 am - Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit (Sue)
10:00-11:00 am - Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength (Sue)
4:20-5:15 pm - Step (Becky)
5:30-6:30 pm - TRX (Heather)

Tuesday

5:35-6:30 am - Morning Stretch (Mary)
8:00-8:50 am - Pilates Plus (Heather)
9:00-9:50 am - Zumba (Amy)
10:00-10:50 am - Find your Balance (Diana)
11:00-12:00 pm - Group Strength (Becky)
4:15-5:15 pm - Vinyasa Flow (Stacy)
5:30-6:30 pm - Group Strength (Jodi)

Wednesday

6:00-6:50 am - TRX (Mary)
8:45-9:45 am - Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit (Sue)
10:00-11:00 am - Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength (Sue)
12:00-12:45 pm - L.I.I.T. (Becky)
4:30-5:15 pm - H.I.I.T. (Becky)
5:30-6:30 pm - Barre Blend (Heather)

Thursday

6:00-6:50 am - Vinyasa Flow (Mary)
9:00-9:50 am - Gentle Yoga (Amy)
10:00-10:50 am - Senior Circuit Training (Diana)
12:30-1:30 pm - Zumba Gold (Sue)

Friday

10:45-11:45 am - Qigong (Hollis)
12:00-1:00 pm - Group Strength (Becky)

Saturday

8:00-9:00 am - Vinyasa Flow (Staff)


**This class may go outside; dress appropriately.

Class Descriptions

BOOT CAMP - Improve your strength, flexibility, and aerobic fitness level in one workout. This rugged workout of sports drills, weights, circuits, and interval training will challenge you to be the best you can be! ALL LEVELS

BARRE BLEND - This class blends elements of Pilates, yoga, ballet, and functional strength into a workout that improves core strength, balance, body awareness, and control as you tone your entire body …. from the inside out!  ALL LEVELS

MALLWALK CIRCUIT COMBO - Out of the exercise room and into the Mall. Come walk with us Friday mornings! Walk 7 minutes; stop for a 5-minute core component and continue the routine (walking/workout) around the Mall for an hour. Fun, energetic pace to keep you moving, building cardio levels and movements for increasing agility and strength. No stopping to shop, until you're done! No experience necessary. ALL LEVELS

GROUP STRENGTH - Utilizes free weights and other equipment to improve muscle tone, balance, and functional movement, as well as increase strength and endurance. Accompanied by fun and energizing music! Not a body-building class. ALL LEVELS

H.I.I.T. - High Intensity Interval Training. This class alternates intense cardio intervals with strength training for upper body, lower body, and core. ALL LEVELS

L.I.I.T. - Low Impact Interval Training. This class alternates intense cardio intervals with strength training for upper body, lower body, and core with a low impact emphasis. ALL LEVELS

FIND YOUR BALANCE - Strength, stability, and balance are the 3 most critical and functional components for preventing falls and increasing ability to stay flexible and strong. The 15 best exercises for seniors to improve strength and balance are incorporated into this class. ALL LEVELs

QiGong - Perform gentle, slow-flowing movements with mindful breathing to increase the flow of qi (energy) in our bodies. This ancient Chinese mind-body class may help reduce stress and ease depression. A mat is not required but may be useful. ALL LEVELS

STRETCH AND BALANCE - Improve your mobility, range of motion, and confidence. Stretching techniques and core strengthening exercises are used to promote flexibility and improve balance. This class puts the FUN in functional. ALL LEVELS

PILATES PLUS - In addition to Pilates mat exercises, this class utilizes exercises designed to improve balance, strength, and functional fitness. Works deep muscles achieving more graceful movement. ALL LEVELS

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO FIT - Combine cardio with equally intense toning movements and you get Cardio Fit for Seniors. Be prepared to sweat! ALL LEVELS

SILVER SNEAKERS MUSCULAR STRENGTH - Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Taught by certified Silver Sneakers instructors. ALL LEVELS

SILVER SNEAKERS SENIOR CIRCUIT - Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubes and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact lower body aerobic choreography/paced walking using a circuit-interval format. ALL LEVELS. 

TRX - Total Body Resistance EXercise Develop strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously by utilizing a suspension trainer to leverage gravity and your body weight. ALL LEVELS

VINYASA FLOW - Increase your strength, endurance, balance, flexibility, and mindfulness in this dynamic yoga class.  ALL LEVELS

ZUMBA - This exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness class utilizes dance and fitness moves providing a cardio workout that tones and sculpts the entire body. Move, sweat, smile, and get fit in this fun class. You don’t need to know how to dance!  ALL LEVELS

SPIN/CORE FUSION - Combines a cardio cycling workout and strength training. It consists of 30 minutes of high intensity cycling followed by off the bike strength training. Participants do have the option of staying on the bike for more cardio and can join us for the 5 minute cool down. ALL LEVELS

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