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Fitness Classes

 

Team Hud fitness classes, led by our qualified instructors, offer a great way to exercise in a motivating environment with likeminded members. From low intensity classes such as yoga and Pilates, to high energy classes like Body Combat and Zumba, the wide variety means that you can tailor your class choices to your goals.

Join in Team Hud classes and get excited by exercise! 

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Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga yoga practiced in its correct sequential order, gradually leads to the rediscovery of the fullest human potential on all levels of consciousness – physical, psychological and spiritual. Through this practice of correct breathing, postures, and gazing point, gain control of the senses and a deep awareness. By maintaining this discipline with regularity and devotion, one acquires steadiness of body and mind. 

Abs Blast

Abs Blast

Is a classification of exercise which involves training the body for the activities performed in daily life. Think of functional training as a methodology and form of movement.

Gorgeous Glutes

Gorgeous Glutes

A round booty is on-trend, and it doesn't look like it's going anywhere! This 30 minute high intensity workout will help you get the shape and strength you have always wished for. Set to some great tunes to really get you going!

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga

Suitable for all abilities. The focus of Iyengar yoga is more therapeutic, helping to relieve aches and pains through correct alignment and pose modifications.

LES MILLS Body Balance

LES MILLS Body Balance

BODYBALANCE™ is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance. Like all the LES MILLS™ programs, a new BODYBALANCE™ class is released every three months with new music and choreography.

LES MILLS Body Combat

LES MILLS Body Combat

Step into a BODYCOMBAT workout and you’ll punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 740 calories* along the way. This high-energy martial-arts inspired workout is totally non-contact and there are no complex moves to master. A LES MILLS instructor will challenge you to up the intensity and motivate you to make the most of every round. You’ll release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ.

LES MILLS Body Pump

LES MILLS Body Pump

Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 590 calories*. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more. 

LES MILLS CX Worx

LES MILLS CX Worx

Exercising muscles around the core, CXWORX provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports - it’s the glue that holds everything together.

All the moves in CXWORX have options, so it’s challenging but achievable for your own level of fitness. During the 30-minute workout trained instructors guide you through correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. You will also get into some hip, butt and lower back exercises.

LES MILLS GRIT Strength

LES MILLS GRIT Strength

LES MILLS GRIT Strength is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups. LES MILLS GRIT Strength takes cutting edge HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast.

LES MILLS Bodyvive

LES MILLS Bodyvive

Team Hud are introducing a new LESMILLS class to our timetable; Bodyvive!

If you want the optimal mix of strength, cardio and core training this is it. 

In Bodyvive you can be sure you’re heading into one of safest and most effective workouts around. The challenging mix of lunges, squats, running and tubing exercises will help you burn up to 490 calories each class. Without the higher intensity of bodycombat or bodypump, you can join a class that may suit you if you are not a fan of strength training or faster paces, and still come out feeling that you have had a good workout by working all aspects of your health.

Kettlebells

Kettlebells

Combine cardio, strength and flexibility training through a variety of exercises using just a kettlebell. This class will help to build strength and endurance particularly in the lower back, legs and shoulders through basic movements.

Pilates

 

Pilates

Pilates is a series of interconnected movements, each with a purpose and a breathing pattern, it integrates mind and body resulting in increased energy and relaxation. Muscles are used deeply without stress and tension. Because of its precise nature anyone, regardless of age or fitness level, can enjoy and benefit from Pilates Matwork. The Pilates Method improves muscle control, flexibility, strength, co-ordination and tone. The essence of a Matwork class is core control, which results from strengthening the deep abdominal and back muscles. Back and neck pain become history and proper alignment and graceful posture your natural assets.

Spinning

Spinning

Spinning is a high intensity, choreographed class performed on stationary bikes alongside a qualified indoor cycling instructor. Amazing to improve leg strength, endurance and for weight loss, this class will get you motivated, energised and inspired. The powerful music and variety in routines will keep you driven to meet your goals.  

Zumba

Zumba

Zumba is a lively and exciting exercise class, giving you a beneficial and effective workout. Zumba will improve your fitness through choreographed routines and will motivate you with exciting music. Since you'll burn an average of 369 calories in one class, it's also an ideal way of aiding in weight loss or maintenance.

Rave 'n' Ride

Rave 'n' Ride

This session will be set to the most uplifting dance music, sure to get you motivated like never before. The class will increase your cardiovascular fitness and have all the other benefits you should expect from a ‘Spin’ session. 

Step & Tone

Step & Tone

This class combines aerobic step training with intervals of resistance training. This is a complete body workout, utilising a range of equipment of equipment. The class is set to uplifting Zumba tracks, all of which will combines to leave you feeling upbeat and ready to take on the world!

Zumba Party

Zumba Party

Zumba is a lively and exciting exercise dance based class, providing you with a great workout. The class is set to classic Zumba tunes to which the choreographed exercise is set.

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Commonly referred to as 'flow' yoga, this class is always popular for a reason.

Pad Attack

Pad Attack

An amazing upper body workout, guaranteed to burn calories fast. This class incorporates, pad work with strength work.

Let's Bounce

Let's Bounce

Using mini trampolines and choreographed moves this class is fun, uplifting and improves weight loss.

Box Blast

Box Blast

A structured session with ‘Boxing’ at the core from warm up to cool down. Learn key techniques whilst developing your strength and fitness. If you love Boxing, then this is the one for you. Suitable for all levels.

LBT Blast

LBT Blast

LBT Blast is the class for you if you wish to focus on your legs, bums and tums.

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Combining rhythmic routines with up-beat music is always a winner! This session will combine all the elements of fitness, developed in a structured and progressive format.

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