Harper College will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth National Freedom Day.

Harper College

Group Exercise Classes


In-Person Group Exercise Classes

Campus Recreation and Harper Wellness offer a wide variety of group exercise classes FREE for Harper students and Health and Recreation Center members! Our classes are led by certified group exercise instructors with expertise in providing motivating, challenging and fun group exercises classes to a wide range of populations.

Campus Rec Indoor Cycling Program

Indoor cycling unites cycling with amazing music for a workout that will lift your spirit, tone your body, burn calories in a low impact workout. Indoor cycling is fun, rewarding, and a great workout set to amazing music. Feeling nervous about attending an indoor cycling class? Drop into any of our Rhythm Ride and Flex and Ride classes. Our instructors will help designed specifically for beginners. With a few tips and a little training, you'll be ready for all the indoor cycling classes. Bring a water bottle and arrive early to set up your bike. Learn more.

Summer Schedule (May 28 through August 18)

Monday (no classes Monday, May 27)
9 – 9:55 a.m. Total Body Barre w/Cindy 
12:15 - 1:10 p.m. Guided Flow Yoga w/Cat 
6 – 6:55 p.m. ZUMBA® w/Yumi 

12 – 12:55 p.m. FST (Functional Strength Training) w/Andrea
5 – 5:55 p.m. Flex & Ride w/Pam 

9 – 9:55 a.m. FST (Functional Strength Training) w/Laura (Zumba will be substituted on June 19 w/Tricia)
12 – 12:55 p.m. Yin Yoga w/Mary Kay
6 – 6:55 p.m. Power Hour w/Beth

Thursday (no classes July 4)
12 – 12:55 p.m. Total Body Barre w/Cindy
5 – 5:55 p.m. FST (Functional Strength Training) w/Andrea and Nancy 

Friday (no classes July 5)
9 – 9:55 a.m. Core & More w/Andrea and Cindy
12 – 12:55 p.m. Healthy Back Yoga w/Rotation 

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

Core & More

Core training is the foundation of all movement. This class will improve functional strength for daily activities, improve balance, pelvic health and tighten and tone the mid-section. (All levels)

Flex & Ride

This circuit style workout is set to motivating music in the cycling studio. Flex and Ride combines segments of resistance strength training with upbeat cycling to help tone and strengthen your muscles and build overall cardiovascular endurance.  Arrive early for set up. (All levels.)  

FST (Functional Strength Training)

Build lean and strong muscles through exercises that mimic the movement of everyday life while increasing overall endurance. This class uses a variety of equipment for a total body workout. (All levels)

Healthy Back Yoga

Healthy Back Yoga helps reduce stress through safe postural poses and core strengthening techniques. Students are encouraged to stay within their individual limitations by progressing gradually through the various levels of the poses. Props are often used to help support and adapt the poses for everybody. (All levels)

Guided Flow Yoga

Precise dynamic poses are sequenced together to create a moving meditation that helps calm the mind, increase flexibility, and build strength. This class is fully guided. (All levels)

Power Hour

Join us for this interval style class alternating cardio segments possibly the track (walk, run or jog) with strength segments utilizing a variety of equipment incuding body bars, free weights, resistance bands, medicine balls, kettle bells, and the BOSU. (All levels)

Total Body Barre

This amazing class combines core training with easy to follow ballet exercises to improve balance, activate the abdominals, pelvic floor, and back. (All Levels)

Yin Yoga

Passive yoga poses are held longer to target the deepest tissues and the connective tissue allowing the muscles to relax. This class is fully guided. (All Levels)


This dance based aerobic workout features movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and are performed primarily to Latin American and Pop dance music. (All Levels)

For more information, please contact Laura Crisman at lcrisman@harpercollege.edu or 847.925.6802.

Last Updated: 6/10/24