GROUP FITNESS

Group Fitness Schedule

 

With a variety of class options including Yoga, Zumba, Cycling, Kickboxing, Strength and more... FAU Group Fitness has the perfect class to meet your schedule and style! Our motivating and educated instructors will provide challenging exercises and intensity options to help all participants reach individual fitness goals.

What To Know

  • Registration for all classes must be completed via  owlrec.fau.edu or click the 'REGISTER NOW' button below!
  • Registration opens 24 HOURS before the start of each class.
  • Yoga classes are 1 hour, all other classes are 45 minutes.
  • Class capacities vary based on location and format type.
  • Registration closes 1 minute before the start of each class.
  • Upon registration via owlrec.fau.edu  each Zoom meeting link and meeting ID number will be listed at the bottom of your confirmation email.
  • Classes indicated with an asterisk * on the schedule will incorporate equipment.
  • Registration closes 1 minute before the start of each class.
  • Participants must reigster in advance adn check-in with the instructor upon arrival to class.
  • Participants must arrive on-time! 
  • Participants must cancel their registration via owlrec.fau.edu at the latest 1 hour before the start of each class to avoid disciplinary action.
    • Failure to show for your registered class without prior cancellation will result in a warning.
    • 2 "No Shows" will result in temporary suspension from Group Fitness Classes.
  • Reminders:
    • No food or beverages are allowed on the courts except water in closed plastic containers.
    • Bathrooms, water fountains and bottle filling stations are available outside the studios if needed.
    • Bags and personal items should be placed in one of our day-use lockers upon entry. Bags are not allowed in the studios.

 

CLASS SCHEDULE


Check out our Virtual Group Fitness Schedule below!

 

GROUP FITNESS CLASS REGISTRATION


Registration opens 24 HOURS before the start of each class!


*Note: If you attempt to register and see the following error message: "There are no instances available at this time", that likely means you are trying to register too early. Come back and try again once registration is open, 24 hours before each class.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS


Dance Fusion:
Bust a move in this fun-filled, upbeat, blended dance class! Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned dancer, Dance Fusion allows you to work on your moves for anything from Salsa to Hip-hip, incorporating a variety of genres of music while building stamina and endurance. Come for an exciting approach to cardio in this high energy class!
Zumba®:
Experience a Latin-based dance class that incorporates easy to learn movements for anyone and everyone! Using unique moves, high energy, and motivating music, participants can dance away their stress. Zumba is a “feel-happy” workout that is great for the body and the mind!
MixxedFit®:
A people-inspired dance fitness program that combines explosive dance movements with bodyweight toning that tone and sculpt your body. In MixxedFit®, we work out to all genres of music (hip hop, top 40, rock and everything in between). Our choreography is simple, repetitive and easy to follow, which means you can naturally increase your level of intensity during your workout. You can focus on getting lost in the music rather than having to follow complicated dance steps.

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS


 

Chelsea Brand
Name: Chelsea Brand
Hometown: Deerfield Beach, FL
Class Formats: Yoga
Fav. Exercise: Yoga, Dance

Fitness Philosophy: My mantra is play every day. Exercise should be fun and stimulating. My yoga classes connect movement with breath as we flow together. Students leave my classes feeling relaxed yet with more energy than they started.

Katie Burke
Name: Katie Burke
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Cycling

Fitness Philosophy: Give yourself patience and grace as you focus on getting stronger, feeling well, and honoring your body, wherever it is today. It’s a privilege to move, so move often (except through negative pain) and with purpose.

Erin Clark
Name: Erin Clark
Hometown: Cooper City, FL
Class Formats: Cycle, Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Sprints

Fitness Philosophy: mind over matter!

Shawn Dinh
Name: Shawn Dinh
Hometown: Coral Springs, FL
Class Formats: Strength, HIIT
Fav. Exercise: Surfing

Fitness Philosophy: Health is wealth.

Mia DuPuis
Name: Mia DuPuis
Hometown: Branford, CT
Class Formats: Boxing Bootcamp & HIIT
Fav. Exercise: Clean & Jerk

Fitness Philosophy: My goal is to meet the participants where they’re at and help them become the best version of themselves. I want to instill strength and confidence in my participants because that will bring about empowerment. Feeling empowered will transfer to all areas of their life.

Athina Filippopoulos
Name: Athina Filippopoulos
Hometown: Athens, Greece
Class Formats: Self-Defense/Traditional Shotokan Karate
Fav. Exercise: Basketball & Pickleball

Fitness Philosophy: Discipline, self-awareness, and confidence are all things that are planted in the mind, and flourish through the body. That is why your mind is your strongest muscle. - By Athina

Patrick Franzino
Name: Patrick Franzino
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Class Formats: Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Kickboxing

Fitness Philosophy: I believe that fitness has a place in everyone’s routine, and can improve all aspects of life.

Megan Gallagher
Name: Megan Gallagher
Hometown: Indialantic, FL
Class Formats: Cycle!
Fav. Exercise: Running, Cycling

Fitness Philosophy: Health is the wealth of life.

Gabby Gibson
Name: Gabby Gibson
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Jumps in cycle!

Fitness Philosophy: Fitness teaches us to make choices to honor our mind, body, and spirit; when we practice that authenticity physically in a workout, it prepares us to do it in real life too!

Bri Houston
Name: Bri Houston
Hometown: Port St. Lucie, FL
Class Formats: Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Squats

Fitness Philosophy: It’s always YOU vs. YOU!

Talia DeGrazia
Name: Talia DeGrazia
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Bench Press

Fitness Philosophy: Find a way to be fit in a way that you love! Physical health shouldn't feel like a chore!

Hailey Guy
Name: Hailey Guy
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Weightlifting

Fitness Philosophy: Use fitness to not only strengthen your body, but your soul as well.

Juliana Johnston
Name: Juliana Johnston
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Cycling

Fitness Philosophy: The key to living a healthy lifestyle is to surround yourself with people who motivate and guide you to your goals.

Linnsey McFerguson
Name: Linnsey McFerguson
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Class Formats: Yoga
Fav. Exercise: Yoga

Fitness Philosophy: My classes are designed to encourage you. It is my hope that you will take time to reconnect with your body, your mind, and your breath -- both on and off the mat.

Gwen McMullen
Name: Gwen McMullen
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Class Formats: Cycle, Strength
Fav. Exercise: Front Squat

Fitness Philosophy: progress over perfection

Monica Negron Cruz
Name: Monica Negron Cruz
Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Class Formats: Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Dancing & Boxing

Fitness Philosophy: Fitness is more than just about looking good. It's about feeling good inside and out.

Laelani Perez
Name: Laelani Perez
Hometown: Miramar, FL
Class Formats: Cycle, Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Bench Press

Fitness Philosophy: You are only as strong as your mindset.

Alyssa Rodriguez
Name: Alyssa Rodriguez
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Cycling and Weightlifting

Fitness Philosophy: Your worth is not determine by your size, be gentle with yourself in your process.

Mary Rotundo
Name: Mary Rotundo
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Class Formats: Yoga
Fav. Exercise: Yoga, walking, biking

Fitness Philosophy: Everything we do for our health and wellbeing adds up. Drinking our water, eating well, being active and, mostly, breathing! Breathing goes a long way!

Deme Safiol
Name: Deme Safiol
Hometown: Boston, MA
Class Formats: Cycle
Fav. Exercise: Weight Lifting

Fitness Philosophy: Fitness for me is all about feeling my best physically, mentally, and emotionally. It’s about expressing self love, managing stress, and pushing my limits.

Joseph Sestito
Name: Joseph Sestito
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Class Formats: Boxing Bootcamp
Fav. Exercise: Plank

Fitness Philosophy: As someone who has lost a lot of weight myself, I understand the dedication and discipline required to commit to improving your health and wellbeing. I will tailor my group classes to my participants' needs and goals, as well as instilling in them the same passion I have for physical fitness by making our classes enjoyable and productive.

Michele Silver
Name: Michele Silver
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Class Formats: Mixxedfit®️, HIIT, Strength, Core, Tabata
Fav. Exercise: Deadlift

Fitness Philosophy: I believe you should have a balance of workouts that are fun and challenging while eating well and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Christina Ustiak
Name: Christina Ustiak
Hometown: Pembroke Pines
Class Formats: Zumba, Piloxing Barre
Fav. Exercise: Dance Classes

Fitness Philosophy: Workouts should be fun! Don’t worry about what others think and just do what’s best for you!

Kalindi Yuan
Name: Kalindi Yuan
Hometown: China
Class Formats: Yoga, Tai Chi
Fav. Exercise: Cat and Cow

Fitness Philosophy: United our body mind and spirit and find our inner peace.

 





 Last Modified 11/7/22