Pratt Fit Group Fitness
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PrattFit Group Fitness classes are free to current students, faculty/staff, and members. To participate in the PrattFit classes, simply show up 10 minutes before the class starts and sign in with the Group Fitness Monitor at the Dance Studio door. Some of our classes do fill up so being in the studio a few minutes early helps ensure you get a spot in the class.
Group Fitness classes are a great way to meet people and de-stress after a long day. We offer a wide vareity of classes to meet the needs of our patrons. Our classes range from yoga to Zumba, pilates to boot camp.We are committed to continuously refining and expanding our group fitness program to best fit the needs and expectations of all within the Pratt community.
The Pratt Rec group fitness instructors are all highly qualified fitness professionals, each credibly trained and certified through a nationally recognized organizations. PrattFit instructors strive to apply their knowledge and skill toward increasing the quality of program offerings and toward providing effective, safe and enjoyable experiences for all participants. To this end, our instructors not only work to maintain and increase their own skills and improve their teaching styles, but also commit to the enhancement of the PrattFit Program as a whole and to creating instructing environments that make all participants feel welcome and supported. Each semester, participants are given the opportunity to annonymously evaluate each class/instructor through a servey. We appreciate the feedback from our participants and use it for planning future schedules.
There are no PrattFit classes during the summer or winter break. Members can pick up their own copy of the current schedule in the ARC.
PrattFit Class Descriptions
ABS ATTACK & CORE CONDITIONING A full hour dedicated to sculpt your mid section. This class targets abs, obliques, lower back and hip flexors.
BOOT CAMP A pumped up effective workout that uses basic and athletic moves to get your heart rate up. Don't worry about fancy choreography but be ready to sweat! Be ready for calisthenics and other back to basics moves plus a mix of other body sculpting exercises.
CONTEMPORARY BALLET Exploring and enjoying movement and musicality of dance, this class will build a basic knowledge of Ballet & Contemporary dance technique in a relaxed structure from warm-up to basic combinations. No previous training required.
CORE FLOW YOGA Gain power & stability by focusing on core strength, combined with all-over toning and flexibility in this intermediate yoga flow class. Be ready to sweat, breathe deep, and stretch it all out.
HIP HOP JAZZ This contemporary hip-hop class will have you poppin', lockin', and groovin'! Classes start with low impact cardio and stretching. Join in to learn isolations, body coordination, and funky footwork as you explore your inner hip-hop soul!
POWER YOGA All of the Slow Flow elements, plus more work with arm balances/introduction to inversions, backbends, faster paced, sequencing. Yoga experience is strongly recommended but not required.
MAT PILATES This class is based on the principles and essential exercises of Pilates mat work. Focus on proper postural alignment, breathing, coordination, movement patterns that focus on using the core or “powerhouse”.
TOTAL BODY A full body resistance strength training class focusing on high repetitions and lower weight. Join in to increase calorie burn and muscle sculpting. Each class begins with a dynamic warm up.
THERAPEUTIC YOGA This breath-centered, therapeutic yoga class adapts to individual needs, including chronic and acute conditions. Yoga movement, breath work and meditation will be offered. Classes are structured to work at a gentle pace, ease difficulties and maintain a sense of wholeness. This class is great for beginners, those with physical ailments, poor flexibility or participants looking for a less strenuous workout.
WIND DOWN YOGA This class focuses on tension relief and energizing for the weekend with stretching, toning and stress relief.
YOGA FOR LIFE Tune in, engage in flowing vinyasa to find rhythm and connect the Self, giving way to slowing down and closing with a restorative pose or meditation.
ZUMBA A fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. Zumba is a combination of dance and traditional “aerobics” movements. No experience is necessary to join in.
Stay fit… PrattFit!