Fitness

Fitness doesn't just happen, it takes commitment. Get motivated - get inspired - get fit! Our fitness program provides a welcoming environment designed to educate and promote a healthy lifestyle for all fitness levels. Our diverse and comprehensive fitness classes, from Body Pump, to Zumba or Yoga, are taught by a team of highly-skilled, certified instructors. Nationally certified personal trainers are also available to create a fitness plan designed just for you.


Learn self-defense and get fit with Shorin Ryu Karate
Break a good sweat with Muay Thai Kick Boxing
Tone, stretch, and relax with Yoga

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Phone: (805) 756-5890
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Shorin Ryu Karate classes
Learn how to block punches in Shorin Ryu Karate

Group Exercise Classes

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From 6-Pack Abs to Power Yoga, take your pick of more than 15 unique group fitness classes to choose from offered seven days a week various times throughout the day. The group exercise classes are included with Recreation Center access for students and non-student participants. The diverse, comprehensive offering of classes are taught by a team of highly-skilled, certified instructors. Classes range from 30-90 minutes in length and most are on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations can be made at the Pro Shop for two of our more popular classes, Body Pump and Breakaway Cycling to ensure you get a spot at your favorite time. Class times are available on the fitness calendar or from the group exercise class schedule (PDF).

Specialized Fitness Classes

Looking for a welcoming environment to expand your fitness horizons and get extra motivation? There are a variety of specialized fitness classes available with educational foundations that include the latest trends in fitness and wellness. These classes are designed for all levels and abilities with a progressive framework to build on skills throughout the quarter. Try out specialized fitness classes for free during the first two weeks of the quarter. View the schedules on ASI Connect.

Belly Dancing

Learn the ancient art of belly dance! This class teaches traditional Arabic Belly Dance also known as Raqs Sharqi in a fun and supportive environment. In class you will get a great workout, develop body awareness, and isolate muscles you didn't know you had! Through warm-ups, technique and combinations, students will expand and polish their dance repertoire. Beginners are welcome.

  • Class Attire — Comfortable sweat pants or shorts and shirt that allows for a full range of movement. Shoes are not required but please wear shoes to Studio 2.

Muay Thai

Get a rigorous workout through intense cardiovascular and abdominal work while learning hand and foot techniques, striking and defensive skills. All fitness levels welcome.

  • Class Attire — Comfortable sweat pants or shorts and shirt that allows for a full range of movement; shoes are not required but please wear shoes to the Martial Arts Room.

Krav Maga

Try a simple, effective, reality based self-defense class that emphasizes instinctive movements, practical techniques and training scenarios. These easy to learn techniques can empower you, making you more confident and give you the tools to protect yourself and those around you. This class also develops cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and core strength. All fitness levels welcome.

  • Class Attire — Comfortable sweat pants or shorts and shirt that allows for a full range of movement; shoes are not required but please wear shoes to the Martial Arts Room.

Shorin Ryu Karate

Learn basic techniques, kata, self-defense, fighting, stretching and physical conditioning. Develop power, speed, self-confidence and proficiency in realistic self-preservation situations in a safe, formal, disciplined environment. All fitness levels welcome.

  • Class Attire — Comfortable sweat pants or shorts and shirt that allows for a full range of movement; Gi's recommended but not required. Shoes are not required but please where shoes to the Martial Arts Room.

TRX (Total Resistance eXercise)

The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original circuit training system that leverages gravity and body weight to perform hundreds of exercises. Adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Your certified trainer will use other fitness tools such as jump ropes and medicine balls for a complete full body workout, all in 45 minutes. TRX stands for
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  • Class Attire — Comfortable sweat pants or shorts and shirt that allows for a full range of movement; shoes are not required but please wear shoes to the Martial Arts Room.

Rent-A-Class

Your group or club can tell us what kind of class you want and we'll provide the instructor for a one-hour class. Choose from any of the classes the Recreation Center has to offer. Email the Fitness Program Coordinator to schedule your class.

Personal Training

Personal training and workout instruction
Personal training and workout instruction.
Have you reached a fitness plateau, or just need some expert motivation? Personal Training provides individuals and small groups specialized and tailored fitness programs.

8 Benefits of personal training:

  1. Motivation: Your trainer will be there for you when you need that extra push.
  2. Effectiveness: Implement the best exercises for the best results.
  3. Time: Make every minute of training count without the guess work.
  4. Accountability: With a set workout schedule your trainer will make sure you are at your best during each workout.
  5. Knowledge: Get feedback, learn proper form, technique and exercise safety.
  6. Targeted program: Customized programs for your specific fitness needs and goals.
  7. Fitness assessment: Identify your body's strengths and weaknesses to create fluidity of movement, strength and flexibility.
  8. Confidence: Learn to exercise with proper form and get comfortable in a gym while developing a "Can do" attitude.

Visit the Recreation Center front desk to set up an appointment with a personal trainer or to learn more.