Interested in learning a martial arts technique that can improve physical and mental well-being? Aikido is a modern Japanese martial training that emphasizes body movement and momentum rather than punches and kicks. The course teaches blocking, rolling, locking, and throwing movements that help students learn to control the force of an opponent. It’s a great way to get fit, strengthen and tone, and learn non-violent strategies for self defense.Learn More
If you’re looking for an effective and comfortable way to strengthen and tone, look no further than aqua-fit. It’s a low-impact aerobics class performed in the water, so it’s easy on joints and appropriate for all fitness levels. The class utilizes easy-to-learn moves set to music, like jumping jacks, toe-touches, and simple dance/aerobic steps. You’ll strengthen your muscles, get a great cardio workout, and have fun.Learn More
Currently featuring African Dance and Belly Dance for Fitness. African Dance combines rigorous steps and routines from across the African continent accompanied by contemporary Afro-pop beats, making it very lively and engaging. Learn to shake, shimmy and roll in Belly Dance for Fitness, an energetic cabaret-style belly dance class that's part brain-teaser, part isolation workout.
Sharpen your blades, dust off your skates, and hit the ice in this class designed for the beginner adult skater, or those looking to brush up on their skills. Divided into six levels, you can progress at your own pace while being challenged and motivated. Learn the elements of skating forward and backward, plus how to do turns and stops. After you’ve mastered the basics, you can take on more challenging moves. Stay active and enjoy the ice!Learn More
A dynamic workout designed to shape and tone the body is just a few steps away. Currently featuring two unique programs to get you moving: PiYo and Pilates. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. Burn fat and sculpt and define your whole body as you minimize the aches and pains that often accompany high-impact workouts. Gain power and transform your body with Pilates. More than just a workout, it melds controlled, precise movements with concentration and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. In addition to toning, you’ll also improve your posture, stamina, energy levels, and inner well being.Pilates PiYo
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply increase strength, personal training is a great option. Working with a trainer is one of the fastest and most successful ways to improve your fitness. The individualized attention you’ll receive from our professional fitness specialist will help you to custom design a program that works for you. Programs for athletes, children, elderly people, and pregnant women are available.Learn More
Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques through Michigan Tech’s Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program, a comprehensive course designed specifically for women ages twelve and up. It begins with a focus on awareness, prevention, and risk reduction/avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training.Learn More
Jump on your bike and spin—it’s that easy! Spin through warm-ups, sprints, climbs, cool-downs, and more, with plenty of encouragement and upbeat music. You control your bike’s resistance, so pedaling is as easy or difficult as you choose. If you love biking (or just doing high-energy, fun workouts), spinning is a great option.
Pump up your routine with one of our group personal training experience that’s fun, motivational, and an awesome workout. Interested in a high-powered workout using kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight? Check out Metabolic Conditioning— guaranteed to push participants through a fast and effective class mix. Or get a great cardio workout learning Muay Thai training techniques including bag drills and pad work with Muay Thai Kickboxing.Muay Thai Kickboxing Metabolic Conditioning
Never quite learned how to swim? Have a fear of water? Private and semi-private lessons are available for participants of all ages. Gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. Learn the skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and how to help yourself or others in an aquatic emergency. Interested in training to be a lifeguard or water safety instructor? Michigan Tech Community Programs offers Red Cross certification classes in both Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instruction.
Break out your racquet and get into the swing of the game! Whether you’re new to tennis or a regular player looking to improve your game, there’s a program for you. Classes focus on strategy sessions and practice drills, and learning in a group is a fun and effective way to burn calories and learn a lifetime sport that you’ll enjoy for years to come.Learn More
Stretch your way to relaxation and a healthier body and mind with yoga. We offer several classes, including All Levels Yoga, Funky Friday Vinyasa Yoga Flow, Gentle Yoga, Power Plus Yoga and the Yin Yang Workshop. Through a variety of stretches, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques, you’ll gain flexibility, loosen joints, and train your mind and body to open and relax. Find your Zen place!Gentle Funky Friday Vinyasa All Levels
Yin Yang Workshop Power Plus