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Campus Recreation offers classes for all fitness levels. You can expect to be encouraged and challenged by our enthusiastic instructors! Each class is uniquely designed to give you a great workout and keep you coming back for more. Classes are free for all SFC members with the exception of our specialty classes. Class size may be limited due to equipment and space requirements, and instructors may not allow you to participate if you arrive late and/or miss the warm-up exercises. Campus Recreation reserves the right to cancel any class due to low attendance.



Fulfill Your Health Experience Requirement

The below classes will fulfill the health experience requirement for general education! Preregistration and class attendance is required to receive credit. Contact Fitness Coordinator, Amanda Couch at 618-650-5392 or if you would like to be added to the health experience credit roster. Please see below for specific class requirements.

Yoga/Power Yoga
Pre-registration and a one-time $15(students)/$25(members) class fee required. Fee allows you to attend any style of Yoga classes offered. Sign up at the Student Fitness Center Reception Desk today! Participants interested in using yoga or power yoga to fulfill the health experience requirement must participate in 10 yoga and/or power yoga classes throughout the semester. A mixture between both traditional yoga and power yoga is allowed. A separate sign roster from the registration sign in will be available at the end of class to verify your participation. Contact Amanda Couch, as listed above, to be added to the roster.

Group Fitness and Cycle Certification

Group Fitness Certification: (June 18)

Created for those interested primarily in leading exercise in a group setting, NETA’s Group Exercise Instructor Certification is one of only two in America that have earned NCCA accreditation. Our curriculum is continuously updated to keep you on the cutting edge of the fitness industry, promote safe and effective teaching strategies, and help you develop the critical skills required to become an effective group exercise instructor.

The GX Instructor Certification review workshop features interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on applications that help you develop the technical knowledge and leadership skills to become an effective and successful group exercise instructor. Includes proctored exam administered at conclusion of workshop.

     Early Bird**: $249
     Standard: $299
     On-site: $309



     Check–in: 7:45am
     Workshop: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Click Here for the NETA Group Fitness Schedule!

Cycle Certification: (June 19)

Indoor Group Cycling Specialty Certification:

NETA's Indoor Group Cycling specialty certification covers all the basics of teaching cycling classes, including setting up the room, managing a variety of situations and the many body positions for a safe but challenging ride. Other key topics include contra-indications, terminology, class formatting, music selection and cuing. We’ve also added a special section on helping individuals determine the proper level of exercise intensity to meet their goals. Includes free study guide.

Key Topics
     Proper Bike Set-up
     Setting up the room for a cycle class
     What to do with broken equipment
     Exercise Physiology and Anatomy Review
     Skills, Drills, and Terminology
     Safe Body Positioning and Alignment
     Cuing and Motivational Tips
     Class Formatting
     Determining Exercise Intensity (RPE, Heart Rate, Anaerobic Threshold)


Check–In 7:45 am, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Click Here to Register!

For questions, please contact Amanda Couch at or 618-650-5392

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