Class difficulty is ranked on a scale from 1-5, with
1 being a beginner level class and 5 being an advanced level
(Difficulty: 5; Class Limit: 8) Is the number of stairs in this stairwell! Looking for a unique and challenging cardio workout to get through the winter? This combined cardio and strength class is held in the 'secret' stairwell at New Self and is intended for people who are ready to WORK!
ABC's - Arms, Back & Chest
(Difficulty: 3; Class Limit: 5) Feel free to practice your alphabet during this 30-minute class as you strengthen your upper body to help tone those arms and improve your posture.
(Difficulty: 1; Class Limit: 7) Controlled stretches that
prevent stiffness and tendon shortening as well as reduce
muscular tension and prevent injury. Please arrive a few minutes early to warm up prior to class!
BAGS (Backs-Abs-Glutes-Shoulders): (Difficulty: 3-4; Class Limit: 7) This is a low impact workout focusing on
your abs, back and glutes using a variety of accessories (e.g.,
resistance bands, weights, balls).
Bench Body: (Difficulty: 4-5; Class Limit: 5) You'll burn calories and shape your body with lots of variety but no complex choreography in this non-dancey, challenging step workout.
Boot Camp & Boot Camp Express: (Difficulty:
1-5, can be modified to all levels; Class Limit: 10) Small group workouts, with all the benefits of personal training in a fun motivating group environment. You will never know what to expect: Cardio & Resistance Training? Core strengthening? Functional Fitness? Kick Boxing? Athletic Intervals? Running? Balance? Plyometrics? Calisthenics? A little bit of everything? We'll keep you guessing week-to-week! (Note: Boot Camp Express is a 30-minute class.)
BOSU: (Difficulty: 5; Class Limit: 6) A challenging cardio class on the BOSU, followed by an intensive strengthening class that utilizes the BOSU along with a variety of fitness accessories including bands, dumbbells and kettleballs.
Butt Busters: (Difficulty: 3-4;
Class Limit: 5) This 30-minute class is just as it sounds! It focuses on hip/waist strengthening. We will use various equipment to get your rear back into gear! It is recommended for those who can do a number of squats.
Dirty 30: (Difficulty: 5;
Class Limit: 5) Have you heard of FIT (Focus Interval Training) by Shaun T? It's a current exercise trend that delivers a quick (25 minutes), super challenging workout with little to no rest! The Dirty 30 will let you experience this concept and will work you to exhaustion in 30 minutes! May be teacher-led or teacher-directed.
3-4; Class Limit: 7, depending on kettle ball weight needs
for each participant) Involves whole body conditioning because
the entire musculature of the body, particularly the 'core',
must contract as a group due to lifting and controlling the
PEPP: (Difficulty: 2;
Class Limit: 7) Performance Enhancing Prehabilitation Program (formerly CORE I) emphasizes the muscles that stabilize the spine, pelvis and run the entire length of the torso. Great class for overall strengthening as well as understanding what defines muscles of the "core."
PowerABS: (Difficulty: 4;
Class Limit: 7) Formerly Power CORE, it is strongly suggested that you spend time participating in PEPP for a more specific understanding of what defines Core and for proper mechanics of movement.
(Difficulty: 1; Class Limit: 7) Whether you're a regular exerciser who wants to stay fit or newly committed to exercise for your health and your baby's, this 30-minute class will effectively and safely condition your growing body throughout your pregnancy by focusing on strengthening and stretching moves. (Please note: Most of our other classes, including yoga, can be modified for expectant mothers—just let our instructors know your needs.)
Senior Exercise: (Difficulty:
1; Class Limit: 7) This class works with you to keep your
bones and heart healthy. It combines low impact aerobics with
strengthening, stretching and flexibility movements. Emphasis
placed on balance activities. Accessories such as swiss ball
and therabands may be utilized.
Stir Fry: (Difficulty:
1-5, can be modified to all levels; Class Limit: 10) Curious? Check out this mixed class where anything goes—you won't get bored!
Swiss Ball: (Difficulty:
3; Class Limit: 6) In addition to focusing on major muscle
groups, simultaneously works 'core' muscles because of the
instability of the Swiss Ball.
Tough Cookies: (Difficulty:
5+; Class Limit: 5) Designed for advanced Boot Campers and athletes, this class includes plyometrics, running, and resistance training that'll make you sweat those calories right off and challenge you every day.
2; Class Limit: 12) Class open to all levels (from complete
beginner to advanced). Each class will focus on a universal
heart-oriented theme that will connect through a brief guided
meditation to a series of poses. Participants will use breath
and movement to cultivate physical awareness and sensitivity
as well as increase strength, balance, flexibility and inner
peace. Empty bellies, comfortable clothing and a light-hearted
sense of play encouraged. Class taught by Sarah Kissel. (Please bring your own mat if you are able.)