Sussexsport

Autumn Term 2023 Group Fitness

Classes from Monday 2 October to Friday 15 December

All group exercise classes are free for staff Gold and Silver members. Price per class for staff Bronze members is £4.40 and £6.50 for non-members

These classes will run from Monday 3 June until Friday 2 August

You can view our live timetable online to check available classes and fitness room (gym) sessions ahead of booking.

Monday

Pilates: 8am - 8.45am

Instructor: Louise

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Mat-based Pilates focusing on improving flexibility and strength for the whole body. Slow, controlled movements for maximum effect and relaxation. This class is suitable for beginners and improvers.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 22 July

Zumba: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Gemma C

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio/Hall Two

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind class that will blow you away.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 24 July

Small Group Training: 12pm - 12.45pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Strength and Conditioning Room

A coaching focused session covering the key exercises in a strength training workout. The session will cover warm up, take you through a circuit of 5 of the main strength movements, Squat, Deadlift, Row, Push Up and Plank.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 29 July

Indoor Group Cycling: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room / Dance Studio

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 29 July

Yoga: 1.05pm - 1.50pm

Instructor: Megan

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Based on flowing sequences and precise alignment, linked to full rhythmic breathing that will open up both body and mind. This class will improve your strength, stamina and flexibility.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 22 July

Women's Only Session: 2.05pm - 3pm

Instructor: Jas

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

Join Jas in this workout covering different methods of training. Expect a workout consisting of bopdyweight resistance and strength training using Dumbells, Barbells and Kettlebells.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 29 July

There will be no class on the 3 June

Small Group Strength: 5.15pm - 6pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Complex S&C room

Strength training using a mixed variety of weightlifting exercises aimed to target a full body workout. Maximising the time available to strengthen our muscles and increase bone density, as well as helping joints improve their full range of motion. The movements are slow and controlled and with minimal class participants allows for more personal training from our instructors for correct technique and form. You will be challenged and leave with a positive feeling that lasts and will feel like you have not only worked out but learned a lot.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 29 July

Tai Chi QiGong: 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Instructor: Esaias

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Tai Chi Qigong offers an ideal way to grasp the essence of Tai Chi through energy work, or Qi Gong, comprised of 18 postures designed to enhance the health and vitality of the body, mind, and spirit. Combining mindful movement with gentle, relaxed breathing, students become more aware of their entire bodies, recognising and releasing tension patterns to regulate energy and achieve optimal health.

Start date: Monday 10 June

End date: Monday 29 July

Circuits: 6pm - 7pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Hall Two

A one hour session that focuses on all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Monday 3 June

End date: Monday 24 July

 Tuesday

Flowetic: 9.15am - 10am

Instructor: Gemma Coe

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Flowetic is a beautiful class combining dance, toning and strengthening exercises alongside stretching and relaxation.
Fitness and wellbeing for the body and mind

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 25 June

Aerial Circus Beginners: 10am - 11am

Instructor: Kitty

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

For those looking to learn.You will learm skills on the trapeze, rope and silk with a qualified aerial practitioner and in a supportive environment. 

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 25 June

Aerial Circus Improvers: 11am - 12am

Instructor: Kitty

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

For those looking to improve. You will learm skills on the trapeze, rope and silk with a qualified aerial practitioner and in a supportive environment. 

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 25 June

Circuit Training: 12.10pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room

A 40 minute lunchtime session that focuses on an all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 30 July

N.B There will be no classes on the 18 and 25 June

Yoga and Breathing: 1.05pm - 1.50pm

Instructor: Jane

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

A class incorporating classical yoga postures, breathing techniques & relaxation to aid total well-being, inner peace and mental clarity. Suitable for those with experience.

Start date: Tuesday 25 June

End date: Tuesday 16 July

CardioBox: 5.05pm - 5.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

CardioBox is a high energy class using a mix of simple martial arts moves mixed with traditional aerobics exercises to create a full body workout. Kick, punch and squat away the calories with fat burning and stress releasing fun workout. Suitable for all abilities & fitness levels, no martial arts expereince needed.

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 30 July

Metabolic Training: 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 30 July

PiYO: 6.05pm - 6.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

PiYO combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We rev up the speed to deliver a true low impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and defined

Start date: Tuesday 4 June

End date: Tuesday 30 July

 Wednesday

Outdoor Circuits: 12.10pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex

This class uses our outdoor fitness area to combine stength and conditioning exercises/workout to provide a perfect high intensity workout in the sunshine (we hope). Come ready for the weather and bring lots of energy

Start date: Wednesday 5 June

End date: Wednesday 31 July

N.B On the 17 July the class will be part of the wellebing festival. Book here All-Staff Wellbeing Festival 2024 : Staff Wellbeing Hub : ... : Human Resources : University of Sussex

Yoga: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Louise

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Based on flowing sequences and precise alignment, linked to full rhythmic breathing that will open up both body and mind. This class will improve your strength, stamina and flexibility.

Start date: Wednesday 5 June

End date: Wednesday 31 July

N.B On the 17 July the class will be part of the wellebing festival. Book here All-Staff Wellbeing Festival 2024 : Staff Wellbeing Hub : ... : Human Resources : University of Sussex

Zumba: 1.05pm - 1.50pm

Instructor: Gemma C

Venue: Sport Centre Hall Two

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind class that will blow you away.

Start date: Wednesday 5 June

End date: Wednesday 31 July

N.B On the 17 July the class will be part of the wellebing festival. Book here All-Staff Wellbeing Festival 2024 : Staff Wellbeing Hub : ... : Human Resources : University of Sussex

Indoor Group Cycling:

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Dance Studio

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Wednesday 5 June

End date: Wednesday 31 July

N.B On the 17 July the class will be part of the wellebing festival. Book here All-Staff Wellbeing Festival 2024 : Staff Wellbeing Hub : ... : Human Resources : University of Sussex

Body Conditioning: 5.05pm - 5.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Dance Studio 

This class is suitable for all fitness levels. You start the class with a warm up. The rest of the sessions is split into 4 x 4 strength exercises using bodyweight and dumbells. You will work on the lower body, the upper body and core. The method of training creates a high intensity and high energy class.

Start date: Wednesday 5 June

End date: Wednesday 31 July

N.B On the 17 July the class will be part of the wellebing festival. Book here All-Staff Wellbeing Festival 2024 : Staff Wellbeing Hub : ... : Human Resources : University of Sussex

 Thursday

Aerial Circus Beginners: 9.30am - 10.30am

Instructor: Kitty

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

For those looking to improve. You will learm skills on the trapeze, rope and silk with a qualified aerial practitioner and in a supportive environment

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 27 June

Aerial Yoga: 10.45am - 11.45am 

Instructor: Kitty

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Move between yoga postures using a low-hanging wide aerial silk, hung like a hammock, to give flowing movements that relax and stretch the body.

Long sleeves and long trousers recommended wear, but not essential. Please wear clothing with no zips or buckles, and remove watches and jewellery prior to each class.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 27 June

Small Group Training: 12pm - 12.45pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

A coaching focused session covering the key exercises in a strength training workout. The session will cover warm up, take you through a circuit of 5 of the main strength movements, Squat, Deadlift, Row, Push Up and Plank.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

Pilates: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Gareth

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Mat-based Pilates focusing on improving flexibility and strength for the whole body. Slow, controlled movements for maximum effect and relaxation. This class is suitable for beginners and improvers.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

N.B There is no class on the 13th June

Circuit Training: 12.10pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room

A 40 minute lunchtime session that focuses on an all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

N.B Please note that on the 20 and 27 June this class will take place in the dance studio from 1.10pm - 1.50pm

Core Training: 5pm - 5.30pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

A quick 30 minute class focusing on key core exercises. A mix of a workout and also coaching around technique. This class works as a great start to a gym based workout or as a great finisher at the end of the workout.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

Total Stretch: 5.30 - 6.00pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex

A 30 minute class dedicated to relaxing and having a stretch. A perfect oppportuniity to lengthen from a day of sitting and a great way to promote recovery.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

Circuits: 6pm - 7pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Hall Two

A one hour session that focuses on all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Thursday 6 June

End date: Thursday 1 August

 Friday

Bootcamp: 12pm - 1pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex

Using our outdoor fitness space this class utilises all the space in partner work and group work to create a fun and engaging workout. Think strength, conditioning and power work in one session.

Start date: Friday 7 June

End date: Friday 2 August

Body Conditioning: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Sport Centre Hall 2

PiYO combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We rev up the speed to deliver a true low impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and defined

Start date: Friday 7 June

End date: Friday 2 August

Indoor Group Cycle: 12.05pm - 12.50pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room / Dance Studio

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Friday 7 June

End date: Friday 2 August

PiYO: 1.05pm - 1.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

This class is suitable for all fitness levels. You start the class with a warm up. The rest of the sessions is split into 4 x 4 strength exercises using bodyweight and dumbells. You will work on the lower body, the upper body and core. The method of training creates a high intensity and high energy class.

Start date: Friday 7 June

End date: Friday 2 August

Metabolic Training: 5.00pm - 6.00pm

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Friday 7 June

End date: Friday 2 August

 Saturday

Indoor Group Cycle: 11.10am - 11.55am

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Sport Centre Dance Studio

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Saturday 1 June

End date: Saturday 29 June

Metabolic: 10.30am - 11.30am

Instructor: Sussexsport Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Fitness Room

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Saturday 1 June

End date: Saturday 27 July

 

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Ahead of your class

  • Please let reception know that you have arrived for your class so that we can register your attendance
  • If you have booked your place and fail to attend, arrears will show on your account and you will be unable to carry out any other bookings until these arrears have been paid
  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration and if you have any injuries or problems then discuss these with the instructor before the class
  • Please make sure to arrive ahead of the class start time. Entry will be denied if you are more than 10 minutes late
  • We ensure that all instructors are fully qualified and experienced. However, all participants take part in any activity at their own risk.

Waiting Lists

If a class is fully booked you have the option of going on the waiting list, just ask at the Sport Centre or Falmer Sports Complex reception. We will attempt to contact you if a place becomes available, so please make sure we have your correct contact details. Please note that being on a waiting list does not guarantee you a place, but is to note your interest in case a place becomes available.