Fitness Classes

These semester-long classes offered in partnership with Recreation and Intramural Services will help to improve your cardiovascular fitness and endurance, as well as your balance. Classes are conducted in groups. We recommend bringing a yoga mat and water. Masks must be worn during all fitness classes. Registration is required.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Getting in better shape
  • Getting stronger
  • Having more energy and stamina

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff



Class Descriptions

Yoga: Each class will open with brief meditation & pranayama, followed by gentle asana toward an accessible apex pose (such as vrkasana, natarajasana, warrior 2) that will energetically benefit faculty and staff, providing them with focus & prana to get through the rest of their day. Class will close in a 5 minute restful savasana including guided visualizations to help achieve deep tissue relaxation.

Muscle Pump: A great way to define, sculpt and build lean muscle. Focuses on intense isolation exercises with free weights and resistance, ending with abs. All-Levels.

Cardio and Tone: For a combo class that’ll leave you feeling stronger with a boost of endorphins, look no further than our fast-paced, but incredibly fun Cardio and Tone. Large movements combined with fast paced exercises make for one sweaty, intense workout! Cardio and Tone is the perfect workout for anyone looking for cardio with primarily low impact movements. You won’t want to miss this one.

Class Schedule and Registration

Class Dates Time Location Register
 Yoga Most Mondays (beginning 8/30/2021)
12:10 - 12:45pm North Campus Alumni Arena Dance Studio 75 AA Register
Yoga Most Tuesdays (beginning 8/31/2021) 12:10 - 12:45pm South Campus Clark Hall Dance Studio Register
Muscle Pump Most Wednesdays (beginning 9/1/2021) 12:10-12:45pm North Campus Alumni Arena Dance Studio 75 AA Register
Cardio and Tone Most Thursdays (beginning 9/2/2021) 12:10-12:45pm South Campus Clark Hall Dance Studio Register

If a class is full, email to be added to the waitlist.

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Contact For Questions

Michele Poitras

Wellness and Work Life Balance

Townsend Hall

Phone: 716-645-4457