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Group Fitness

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Group Fitness at West Hills Athletic Club

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Group fitness classes at West Hills Athletic Club are designed to provide members with a safe, effective, and enjoyable workout while maintaining a professional, positive attitude. Kalamazoo area residents choose our group fitness classes because of our dynamic instructors, extra motivation, socialization, and consistency in their workouts. West Hills features Les Mills classes.

2023 Fall Fitness

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Class schedule

Classes are a part of your membership package. Below is our permanent schedule. Any temporary class changes will be sent through the Group Fitness text thread.

Inclement weather

When WMU is closed due to inclement weather, all classes on the group fitness schedule will be canceled until 1 pm. For classes scheduled after 1, please call (269) 387-0410 to confirm that they will be running.

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Class schedule

Class videos and descriptions

Active Aging

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  • Active Aging class description

    A class designed for adults 50 and over. Includes low-impact cardio, basic strength training, stretching, and balance exercises. Can use a chair for assistance.

BODYBALANCE

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  • BODYBALANCE class description

    BODYBALANCE Is a yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates workout that build flexibility and strength and leave you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration, and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves, and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into harmony and balance.

BODYCOMBAT

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  • BODYCOMBAT class description

    BODYCOMBAT™ is a high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness, and burn up to 740 calories in class. No experience is needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast, and feel like a champ. Bring your best fighter attitude and leave inhibitions at the door.

BODYPUMP

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  • BODYPUMP class description

    BODYPUMP™ is for anyone looking to get lean, toned, and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 590 calories*. Instructors will coach you through scientifically proven moves and techniques, pumping out encouragement, motivation, and great music – helping you achieve much more than alone! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to return for more.

     

BODYSTEP

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  • BODYSTEP class description

    In a BODYSTEP workout you can expect a mixture of upbeat, rhythmic stepping, with squat and lunge patterns to work the legs. Combine this with movements like burpees, push ups and weight plate exercises, and the result is a fun, uplifting, full-body workout! Don’t worry, there’s heaps of options so that everyone leaves feeling successful.

Core

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  • Core class description

    Inspired by elite athletic training principles, LES MILLS CORE™ is a scientific core workout for incredible core tone and sports performance. You build strength, stability, and endurance in the muscles that support your core, improve balance, assist injury prevention, and become better at everything you do. All the moves in LES MILLS CORE have options, so it’s challenging but achievable, whatever your fitness level. During the workout, trained Instructors guide you through the correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body-weight exercises like crunches and hovers. Plus, there are some hip, butt, and lower back exercises too.

Grit

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  • Grit class description

    LES MILLS GRIT™ is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength, cardiovascular fitness and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and bodyweight exercises to blast all major muscle group

Mat Pilates

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  • Mat Pilates class description

    A deep muscle conditioning workout focusing on stabilizing and strengthening the abs and lower back. All fitness levels are welcome.

RPM™

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  • RPM™ class description

    RPM™ is an indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training. Discover your athlete within—sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high. Like all the LES MILLS™ programs, a new RPM™ class with new music and choreography is released every three months.

SPRINT

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  • SPRINT class description

    SPRINT is true High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on the bike. Using a varied combination of sprint, power, and strength training principles, you will get stronger and fitter faster by pushing as hard as you can during the work intervals. 30 minutes.

     

Step Interval

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  • Step Interval class description

    This class allows you to increase your cardio endurance with basic power steps while incorporating various resistance exercises.

     

TONE

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  • TONE class description

    TONE is a complete strength, cardio, and core workout. A challenging mix of lunges, squats, functional training, and band exercises to tone and strengthen muscles—options for all fitness levels.

Total Body Training

  • Total Body Training
    • Total Body Training is a multi-level whole-body workout combining weight training and cardio conditioning all in one. This 45-minute class is designed to increase strength by using heavier weights, decreasing the number of reps, and incorporating cardio bursts into the routine. Total Body Training is a powerful and effective way to build strength, boost confidence, and transform your body.

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Yoga

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