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Exercise Classes

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Inclusive Variety

Certified instructors provide a variety of group exercise classes for all fitness levels! People of all backgrounds and fitness levels make up our group exercise community. Each class and instructor value inclusion to help motivate you to reach your personal goals.

Class Cost

Classes are FREE for all Recreation & Wellness members! See the membership page for more information on starting a membership if you are not currently a member.


We are offering in-person classes at the ODU Student Recreation Center. Virtual classes are available on our Youtube channel.


Register through the ODU Rec Well app or online via the Rec Well Portal. Please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the class. You can also cancel your registration on the Rec Well Portal.


Contact Chris Gutierrez, Coordinator for Fitness & Wellness at 757-683-4517 or c1gutier@odu.edu.


Fall 2022 (August 29 - December 9)

Thanksgiving Week Updates: Group fitness classes are cancelled Tuesday, November 22 through Friday, November 25. Classes will resume Saturday, November 26.

Winter Break Updates: No group fitness classes from Friday, December 23 to Sunday, January 8.

Date & Time Class
MON 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Flow Yoga Studio C Cassie
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Dance Fitness Studio A Jordan
TUE 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Zumba Studio A Brittanie
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. MixxedFit Studio A Zo
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Women on Weights (Small Group Training) Monarch Training Zone Gabrielle
WED 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
Total Body Tone Studio A Abby
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Ab Attack Studio A Abby
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cycle Cycle Studio Chris
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Flow Yoga Studio C Cassie
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. MixxedFit Studio A Zo
THU 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. TRX Bootcamp Studio B Abby
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Power Yoga Studio A Rachel
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Women on Weights (Small Group Training) Monarch Training Zone Gabrielle
FRI 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Dance Fitness Studio A Jordan
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cycle Cycle Studio Jo
SAT 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pilates Studio C Sonja
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Total Body Stretch Studio C Sonja
SUN 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Stability & Mobility Studio C Abby

Class Descriptions

 Ab Attack

Strength & Conditioning

This 30-minute workout will torch your core and glutes! Instructors will guide you through a strength and conditioning class using a variety of methods and tools to challenge all fitness levels.


Cardio & Dance

A fun, high energy cardio workout! The instructor motivates you to bike at various resistances and through different courses of hills and sprints. Open to all fitness levels.

 Dance Fitness

Cardio & Dance

Dance Fitness will encourage you to move, break a sweat, and learn about a variety of dance styles! This choreography-based class is packed with fun and will have beginners feeling like professionals in no time! Each month will feature a different theme and all experience levels are welcome.

 Mixxed Fit

Cardio & Dance

MixxedFit© is a people-inspired dance fitness program. It is a mix of explosive dancing and body weight exercises to help you tone and sculpt your way through each song. You will hear multiple genres of music from hip hop, pop, rock, reggae, and everything in between, making the class fly by. During this 60 min class, you will experience a workout that is not only easy to follow but makes fitness FUN.

 Stability & Mobility

Mind & Body

This class is perfect for those interested in establishing balance between strength, movement, and flexibility. Using a combination of multiple methods, you will build a strong core, relieve pain, and improve movement quality.

 Small Group Training: Women on Weights

Strength & Conditioning

This small group training session will focus on functional movement patterns designed to increase muscular strength and endurance for daily life activities. This class will improve on one's mobility, increase neural control, and improve posture. If you are looking to become stronger at completing daily life activities, exercise efficiently and have a fun time doing it, this is the group for you.

 Total Body Stretch

Mind & Body

Join us for an hour of stretch and relaxation. After an hour of stretching and relaxation techniques you will leave this class rejuvenated!

 Total Body Tone

Strength & Conditioning

Total Body Tone will help you to get sweaty and shredded with a well-rounded workout. From circuit-style routines that jump-start cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises, each class will provide a unique workout that targets the entire body.

 TRX Bootcamp

Strength & Conditioning

Work up a sweat in this 45- minute class that uses the TRX suspension bands and your own body weight to build muscular strength and cardio fitness!


Mind & Body

We offer 3 types of yoga. In each class you will use your breath and awareness to create harmony in your body and tap into your true potential of what you are capable of.

Hatha Yoga: a gentle method using postures to align, strengthen and promote flexibility.

Flow Yoga: an energized method using movement, and deliberate breath to revitalize the body.

Power Yoga: a strengthening method using a strong moving flow to cultivate balance, stability, flexibility, and vigor.


Cardio & Dance

This is a 60 minute class of Latin-inspired red-hot music and dance that will get the party started.


Can't make a class you registered for? Open your spot for someone else by canceling your registration! It's easy to do:

  • Visit the Rec Well Portal & sign into your account
  • Click on your user icon in the top right
  • Click "Profile"
  • Click "Programs" in the left menu
  • Under registrations, find the class you wish to cancel and click the three dots on the right
  • Click "Cancel Registration"

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