Fitness Classes
 

Cicero Family Fitness offers a wide-variety of fitness classes for members of all ages and abilities.

Barre-Fit/Cardio Barre


These classes consist of modern, challenging, and all-inclusive barre workouts that sculpt your body while providing a high-calorie burn and are set to an up-tempo and fun mix of music. They incorporate weights, therabands, exercise balls, and the ballet barre to build core strength while developing long, lean, and flexible muscles. These classes are done bare foot or with socks. Mats are available or bring your own.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Barre-Fit Gold


This adaptation of Barre-Fit is designed for the active aging adult. While using the barre, small exercise balls, and a variety of other equipment, develop long, lean, and flexible muscles. Increase core strength and have a great time in this cardio and strength class.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and Low-Impact)

BOSU® for Stability and Healthy Bones


Join us in a class designed for the overall healthy active aging population. With the BOSU® Trainer, light weights, and weight-bearing exercises, this class will increase bone health and functional strength, advance gait stability, and improve mental functioning. Ultimately, this class could make all of your daily movements easier to do!

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and Low-Impact)

Box Bootcamp Express


This class involves cardiovascular conditioning through boxing style moves, many traditional-type calisthenics as well as strength-building exercises using a variety of heavy bags, stability balls, and body weight. Expect to work hard in this fast-paced 1/2 hour session

(Appropriate for Moderate to Very Active Fitness Levels)

Chair Yoga


This class is a great practice for everybody by building greater range of motion, flexibility, and strength. Learn breathing practices that will improve and increase body awareness while decreasing stress, anxiety, and depression. Deepen your sense of well-being and relaxation as you practice techniques in mindfulness that are easily incorporated into everyday life.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and Low-Impact)

Circuit Revolution/Interval Circuit Training


These classes provide a full body workout with combinations of cardio and strength exercises to keep your heart pumping and challenging your strength and endurance. A variety of equipment is used in these classes including weights, therabands, battle ropes, body bars, gliders, and more. The exercises are energetic and the equipment is ever-changing! Each instructor has a different approach, so try each class for a great workout!

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Core & More


This half-hour session strengthens the core body, from shoulders to hips, as well as the stomach muscles. Do not be surprised when you also find yourself working the lower and upper body too! Expect to challenge yourself in the best way. Take this class by itself or in addition to another strength or cardio. Bring your own mat or we can provide one for you.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Cycling/Spinning®


These classes simulate outdoor cycling and can be addicting! Burn calories, improve muscular strength, and increase endurance in this music-driven class. These classes are designed to motivate and challenge you at your own level of determination and power. A towel and water bottle are necessary. 

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Dance Fitness


Get a great cardio workout while having a good time moving your body in a variety of exercises. This music-driven class will increase your endurance and overall health while making you want to keep moving even after you’ve finished class.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Gong Meditation and Bath


A gong session is a deeply meditative experience, cleansing the body and energy field (aura) of “clutter and stagnation.” The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of body, mind, and spirit. This session with Cathleen includes: Warm Up exercises, Meditation, and a Gong Bath lieout.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Heart Strong


This NEW class targets the active aging adult and involves a combination of strength and cardio exercises while focusing on balance, increasing muscle strength, and improving cardiovascular endurance. Check this new class out and be a part of its design!

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and Low-Impact)

Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED™


A combination of unique resistance exercises and endurance-based cardio will challenge the metabolic burn of your body in this half-hour high-intensity class.

(Appropriate for Moderate to Very Active Fitness Levels)

Keep It Low Strength & Cardio


This strength and cardio class focuses on the lower body for strength and keeps your heart rate up for cardio. Using a range of equipment, including weights, bars, and body weight explore the variety of options for sculpting the lower body. Find balance in your exercise routine by challenging the strength of your glutes, thighs, and calves then tone the upper body through lighter weights to body weight. End with core work and thorough stretching. Take “Pump It Up Strength & Cardio” on Tuesdays for a more intense upper body strength class.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Kickboxing


This fast-paced and total body workout uses martial-arts techniques to get your heart-pumping and strengthen your muscles. Use punching bags, gloves, and a variety of other great equipment to build stamina, increase coordination, flexibility, and maybe even relieve a little stress.

(Appropriate for Moderate to Very Active Fitness Levels)

NIA


“Now I am Alive” This low to no-impact aerobic exercise is a joyful, full body, fun and safe fitness/dance movement set to music. It includes a unique, mindful, and focused way of moving your body. It can be danced in bare feet or sneakers.

(Appropriate for Moderate to Very Active Fitness Levels)

Pilates


When practicing this half-hour class consistently, you will improve flexibility, increase strength, and even develop more control throughout the entire body. This endurance-building practice emphasizes body alignment, breath, and strengthening the core while improving balance and coordination. Bring your own mat or we can provide one. See Pilates with a Ball on our Rotating Sunday Schedule.

(Appropriate All Fitness Levels)

Pump It Up Strength & Cardio


This strength and cardio class focuses on the upper body for strength and keeps your heart rate up for cardio. Using a range of equipment, including weights, bars, and body weight explore the variety of options for sculpting the upper body. Find balance in your exercise routine by challenging the strength of your arms, shoulders, chest, and back then tone the lower body through lighter weight and body weight exercises. End with core work and thorough stretching. Take “Keep It Low Strength & Cardio” on Thursdays for a more intense lower body strength class.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Restorative Yoga Nidra


This research-based yoga focuses on deep relaxation and meditation to increase mindfulness, to heal and restore the mind and body. Marianne is trained in Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra. This specialty class is offered once a month. Please see the Group Fitness Schedule for dates.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Spinning® Xpress


Take this half-hour version for an intense cycling workout. Burn calories, improve muscle strength, and increase endurance by challenging your determination and power. A towel and water bottle are necessary.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Strength & Balance


A low-intensity total body workout utilizing the Step and Stability Ball with strength moves for a maximum fat-burning workout. Modifications will be given for all levels of fitness.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and specifically designed for the Beginner)

Total Body Strength & Cardio


Increase total body strength, balance, and endurance. This class includes a warm up, followed by strength work with weights and short bursts of cardio. Your heart will be pumping during moves that include multiple muscle groups at the same time with the addition of weights to increase caloric burn, sculpting, and toning. This class will finish with core work and thorough stretching. All fitness levels can get a great total body workout in just an hour.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)

Yoga


Calm your mind and your body. Breathing, stretching, and strength-building poses are combined to improve muscle tone, range of motion, flexibility, and reduce stress. This is a great class by itself or in addition to your fitness routine. See our Yoga with a Ball on our Rotating Sunday Schedule.

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels and Low-Impact)

Zumba®


This fitness class combines Latin and international music with rhythmic dance moves. Get your groove on through Zumba® routines incorporating interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. Come to Monday’s class for a challenge. Attend Tuesday’s class for a shorter session and a gentler approach. The instructor can modify for any fitness level any day!

(Appropriate for All Fitness Levels)