Fitness classes for all levels
Join us at one of our group exercise classes!
As a unique part of CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System's commitment to care for the individuals and families in our community, we offer the most comprehensive fitness center in our region, complete with the very best equipment, supervision and environment.
The CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center is well-planned for an efficient, enjoyable workout. Within the 15,000-square-foot fitness center, we offer the finest equipment, resources and technology in the region. Additionally, the entire complex is completely handicapped-accessible.
*Low to Moderate Impact **Moderate to High Impact
Abs & More:*We all want flat abs, but our abdominals are much more important. This class will not only work your abdominal muscle group but you will receive nutritional information to help decrease belly fat.
Beginner Tai Chi:* A step-by-step approach to the Yang 24 Short Form. This is the most familiar form of Tai Chi. The class is aproximently 20 to 25 minutes long.
Bootcamp: * This class will push you to your limits with various exercises. Bootcamp takes turns with The Spin-X class on using the studio. Every 6-weeks the location will change. Check with the instructor As to where the class will meet.
Burnout: ** Want a total body workout! This class is for you. Come feel the burn.
Daily Life Strength Conditioning: * Strength and flexibility training to improve your endurance through life’s daily tasks. This will help you to move and endure your day-to-day activities with ease!
Endurance & Cardio Training: */** A class designed to train muscles for functional movement and to enhance muscle size and strength. Each class will vary equipment and intensity; work at your own pace.
Lunch Fit*: A 45 minute lunch workout that will vary in type and intensity.
Tai Chi :* A 30 minute class of TAI CHI (24 short form, 64 long form and the 32 sword form) that promotes health in a relaxed manner without jarring or hurting the body. Movements are slow with great emphasis on posture, balance, and breath. This form of exercise can be practiced almost anywhere, at any time without any special equipment.
Pilates:* (puh-lah-teez) Mat work combining stretching and strengthening moves that build core strength, improves posture and increases flexibility. Exercises focus on coordinating the breath while engaging the abs, lower back, hips and glutes.
Silver & Fit®* : If you enjoy SilverSneakers ®, you will enjoy Silver & Fit®.
SilverSneakers® Circuit:* Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers® ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.
SilverSneakers® Classic:* Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Kimbo Spin: ** A class taught on stationary bikes. Participants control the intensity.
Step: ** This class uses a bench of varying height, or you are welcome to do the entire class on the floor for a great cardio workout. The class is a lot of fun but there will be a period to learn the language. Give it a few weeks and you will begin to feel confident with the moves
Vintage Strength Training:** [There is limited space for this class, 10 max] Vintage training develops a strong body by utilizing a variety of functional movements that work several muscle groups at the same time maximizing workout time. Everyone works at their own pace and ability level. Join a class to begin your fitness journey now!
Water Aerobics:* This is a group class with choreography moves that are set to music. Silversneaker® Members are welcome. (Class is held from June thru September of each year)
Water Circuit:* This water class includes moving through stations to receive a vigorous but fun workout. Come and receive a cool workout without knowing how to swim. (Class is held from June thru September of each year)
Yoga (Hatha):** Hatha Yoga focuses on pose alignment, emphasis placed on refining the yoga postures. Class allows for time spent holding poses with breath work. This class meets you where you are, offering modifications to enhance your experience and learning. You will have to reserve a spot for this class by texting the instructor (903) 490- 5531 a few hours before class.
Yogalates:* This class consists of Hatha Yoga postures blended with Pilate’s movements. Class will consist of sitting, lying down, and standing movements that will flow together during class.
Yoga/Stretch:* An excellent way to start your day and get the blood flowing. This is a 30 minute stretch class that incorporates a few yoga poses. Working at your own pace, you will move into slow controlled movements to help relieve tightness in many areas of the body.
*Low to Moderate Impact
**Moderate to High Impact