We're confident that we have a group fitness class
for everyone! Our classes are designed for people of all levels, abilities,
and ages. Whether you're looking for increased flexibility, toned muscles, or
an all-around "calorie burner," we have a class designed to get you there. Group
fitness is a great addition to your workout, and our trained and certified instructors
are dedicated to helping you reach your fitness goals. Group fitness at the
Mettler Center combines hard work, an energetic and exciting atmosphere, great
people, and results!
Complete Mix (45 minutes)
If you love variety, this class is for you. Complete Mix combines great strength moves with high intensity cardio, all in a circuit format. Tone your body with a collection of different moves, keeping you on your toes and moving.
Cycling (45-55 minutes)
A great cardio workout for all levels of fitness. Performed on a stationary bike, this class introduces proper cycling technique in a motivating and challenging format.
Full Body Challenge (50 minutes)
A challenging and fun workout that combines a variety of cardio sequences with strength training, core work and functional fitness ending with a yoga based stretch.
Fusion (50 minutes)
A fusion of strength and cardio that takes you to the next level! Basic strength exercise and athletic drills are mixed with indoor cycling, running, and circuit training in this fast-moving, no-nonsense class.
Intro to Cycling (30 minutes)
Have you ever wondered what's so amazing about cycling? This class is great for beginners or for someone who wants just a half hour workout. Work as hard as you want. Go at your own pace or level.
Power Hour Cycling (60 minutes)
Power Hour Cycling: Challenge your fitness level with this full hour cycling class. This will be very much like our traditional cycling class just more of it!
Zumba (40 minutes)
Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-kind fitness class that will blow you away. Achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in this exciting class.
Enjoy low impact or high intensity cardio, depending on the number of risers. You decide! Enjoy a fun class, that moves to choreographed combinations, while moving and working lower and upper muscles.
Body Bar & Bands (60 minutes)
Class is aimed at toning the entire body through the use of body bar and bands. Each exercise will isolate a key muscle to develop strength and definition. This is not a cardio class, but at times might feel like one.
Strength Coach (35-50 minutes)
Participants use weights, balls, and resistance bands in various total body strength exercises to improve overall strength, agility, and balance.
6 Pack (60 minutes)
This intense class is designed to build stronger abs and improve anterior and posterior balance. Come enjoy the fun while building a strong support for your back.
A popular mat-based, non-impact class for all levels of fitness. Pilates teaches good posture and body awareness, as well as increasing core strength, flexibility, and agility. While not required, those new to Pilates are encouraged to take our Pilates Fundamentals workshop, offered monthly, prior to participation in this class.
A blend of yoga postures and Pilates-based exercises which focus on strengthening the core region of the body. Postures are coordinated with the breath. Pose and a smooth transition between postures will be emphasized. A great workout for improving poise, balance, strength, and flexibility.
Chair Yoga (35 minutes)
This class will increase your flexibility, balance, and strength without having to get up and down from the floor or be upside down. Come enjoy the benefits of yoga—mental clarity, relaxation, and increased flexibility.
Flow Yoga (60 minutes)
Flow yoga is a traditional practice of yoga involving postures that are linked together in a flowing sequence. Sequences involve standing, prone, seated, and supine postures where movement and transition are coordinated with the breath. This yoga practice promotes flexibility, strength, and poise yet is relaxing at the same time.
Slow Flow Yoga (50 minutes)
Ease into your Sundays with a smooth and slow flowing Vinyasa yoga practice designed to help restore you from your busy weekend. This class will help you focus on stretching, restoring, relaxing.
Energizing Flow (50 minutes)
A series of poses are intentionally integrated with the breath for a full sequence of mind/body benefits. Stretching, strength, and balance are core tenants of this energizing and rejuvenating class. All levels welcome!
Flex & Flow Yoga (50 minutes)
A Vinyasa style yoga that builds heat, strength, and flexibility through repetitive flows followed by long holds. Using your breath with movement. Be prepared to sweat a little and challenge yourself at your own level.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga (50 minutes)
Poses or Asanas flow together with the breath to generate a fluid practice. Often built around sun salutation, the sequence of postures ina Vinyasa Yoga class will develop poise, strength and flexibility in the body, and tranquility in the mind.
Sunset Yoga (50 minutes)
This class is dedicated to helping you unwind at the end of the day.The practice gently warms the body in order to encourage deep stretching and release. A major portion of the class will focus on loosening and relieving tight muscles. Class ends with an extended relaxation period.
Wake Up Yoga (45 minutes)
Wakes you up and gets you ready for your day. The Vinyasa, poses will move fluidly from one pose to the next with some poses held longer to allow your body to gradually open to create flexibility and strength. This class is for all levels.
Strength Yoga (45 minutes)
This class emphasizes improvements to strength, stamina and endurance. Poses are sequenced to promote upper body, core and leg strength. Postures enhance poise and balance, providing an all-around challenging workout.
Hatha Yoga (50 minutes)
Encourages physical and spiritual growth through three of the eight "limbs" of Patanjali's Ashtanga Yoga. The specific practice of asana (pose), pranayama (breath), and dhyana (meditation) is the core focus of this session, while building positive energy and enthusiasm. Practitioners of all levels are encouraged to attend.
Gentle Yoga (60 minutes)
Traditional yoga postures presented in a slower paced and more relaxing format with an emphasis on promoting flexibility, poise, body alignment, and balance. Yoga postures will be presented with modifications and use of props to allow for a wide range of abilities and for the use of yoga in promoting recovery from injury. A class that is both restorative, yet challenging.
Hot yoga is practiced in a "hot studio" heated to 90 degrees. Practicing flow yoga in a heated studio amplifies the health benefits yoga offers, including deeper stretches and injury prevention, while reducing stress and tension. Towels will be provided. Please bring water bottles. This is a fee-based class.
This 2-hour workshop is designed as a foundation for safe and effective Pilates practice. Although not required, this workshop is encouraged for anyone entering our regular mat-based classes without prior experience. Pilates Fundamentals will prove to enhance the Pilates experience for both beginning and proficient students alike. This class is offered through Mettler University. Click here for the class schedule.
Yoga Fundamentals (120 minutes)
This workshop will offer a brief background of yoga and its benefits for wellness. Participants will learn about different styles of yoga, what to look for when choosing a class, and how a typical class is structured. We will explore basic yoga breathing and poses with emphasis on safe movement and proper alignment. The goal of this 2-hour workshop is to allow the practitioner to feel more confident in joining an on-going yoga class. Beginners and those with little experience are welcome. Join us to find out how yoga can benefit you! This class is offered through Mettler University. Click here for the class schedule.
Full of Life (55 minutes)
Our older adult focus class that incorporates the best of strength, balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular exercise in a fun, low-impact environment.
PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) (45 minutes)
People with Arthritis Can Exercise is an Arthritis Foundation land-based exercise class designed specifically for those with arthritis or arthritis-like conditions. PACE participants can expect to gain improved range of motion in the joints, balance, agility, social life, self-esteem, mood, sleep, and decreased pain in the joints.
Abs & Strength (30-50 minutes)
All levels of fitness are welcome! Improve your core strength, balance, and posture. This is a focused workout with cutting-edge abdominal and lower back exercises.
Stretching & Body Alignment (30 minutes)
This class focuses on using yoga-type postures and stretching exercises to improve body alignment, poise, coordination, and flexibility. Movements will be coordinated with the breath, and relaxation will be emphasized. This class is especially beneficial for warming up or cooling down following exercise.
Hot yoga is practiced in a "hot studio" heated to 90 degrees. Practicing flow yoga in a heated studio amplifies the health benefits yoga offers, including deeper stretches and injury prevention, while reducing stress and tension. Towels will be provided. Please bring water bottles.
Jazzercise (60 minutes)
Jazzercise combines a great cardiovascular workout with resistance training and stretching that will increase your muscle tone, flexibility, balance, strength, and endurance using easy-to-follow movements. Each 60-minute class offers a blend of aerobics, yoga, Pilates, and kickboxing movements into fun dance routines set to fresh new music. For more information, please visit jazzercise.com. Registration required through Member Services.
Tai Chi (75 minutes)
Perform slow, smooth, and gentle movements that integrate the mind, body, and spirit. Improve balance, strength, and flexibility. Leaves you feeling relaxed and energized. An 8-week class.
Sun style Tai Chi is known as one of the most effective exercises for physical and mental well being. Sun style Tai Chi strengthens and mobilizes joints and muscles, as well as improves physical fitness and mental relaxation. This particular therapy is suitable for arthritis for its slow and gentle movements that can be adjusted for each participant’s physical condition. An 8-week class.
For the latest, updated class information, please see the group fitness class schedule.
Group fitness classes are included with your Mettler membership. Non-members are welcome to attend group fitness classes through the use of a punch card or a single class fee. Punch cards do not expire and are good for any non fee-based class.
Punch card good for 10 Senior Fitness classes: $45
The Mettler Center is excited to offer you multiple group fitness studios to better serve you, the group fitness participant. Our group fitness studios are designed with more space, giving us the ability to house more equipment—giving you more opportunities. Come experience our facility. Let our instructors lead you through a class of your choice that fits your needs exactly.
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What are your group fitness classes like?
Our group fitness classes are fun, friendly, and non-threatening environments for people of all types and fitness abilities. You will be challenged to work hard in our classes, but our top-notch instructors will make sure that you get the most positive and rewarding class experience possible.
Is group fitness part of membership?
Yes, all non fee-based group fitness classes are included in your Mettler membership. Only specialized classes such as Tai Chi, Hot Yoga, and Water Fitness require a separate fee.
Can nonmembers attend group fitness classes?
Yes, nonmembers have the option of paying on a per-class basis or purchasing a punch card good for 10 classes.
Do I have to be in shape to attend group fitness?
We offer classes for everyone, and that includes every fitness level, body shape, and size. Some of our classes are geared toward more advanced levels, while others more specifically target beginners. If you're unsure about whether a class is right for you, ask a group fitness instructor or speak with Member Services.
How can I find a class that best fits my needs?
The best way to find a class that works for you is to ask questions. Tell your instructor about your goals and needs. From there, we'll work to establish a plan of action to achieve the best results possible.
Is a group fitness class as effective as working out on the fitness floor?
It depends. Some people prefer group fitness classes because of the group atmosphere and motivating instructor. But mainly, it depends on you. Overall, group fitness is a great addition to a regular strength and cardio program that would take place out on the fitness floor.
I have a crazy schedule. Will I be able to find a class at the right time?
We hope so! We have over 80 classes per week, beginning at 5:30am, running throughout the day until 8:00pm.
Is child care available?
Childcare is available. For more information see our Tot Spot page.
Are group fitness classes for women only?
Absolutely not. Our group fitness classes are diverse in their content and formats. We believe that Mettler offers a class for everyone!
Are there group fitness classes for seniors?
We offer two classes especially designed with the senior participant in mind. PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise), is a class designed by the Arthritis Foundation and is taught by an instructor with additional Arthritis Foundation training. Full of Life is an advanced level of PACE and includes a structured fitness program for seniors, but also is great for those with special needs.
What are some general rules of etiquette for group fitness classes?
For your own safety, we do not allow cell phone usage in the studio rooms. However, we do recognize those rare situations when a cell phone is necessary. Should this be the situation, then please inform the instructor at the beginning of the class. During inclimate weather, a second, clean pair of shoes is required before entering the studios. Please arrive on time for all classes, especially those related to our Mind-Body offerings. Allow ample time for those classes which require setup or gathering of equipment.
Iíve never been to a yoga class before. What can I expect?
Yoga is a challenging exercise that incorporates stretching and flexibility with strength and cardio. We offer a variety of levels of intensity for the beginner to the advanced. Yoga is typically done in bare feet, on our provided exercise mats. Modifications are given for all poses and you're welcome to observe before signing up. Talk to the instructor if you are unsure if the class is right for you. Additional one-on-one sessions are available. Participants should wear comfortable, loose clothing, and bring water.