New Trier Fitness Class Descriptions

SUNRISE BOOTCAMP


This class meets at 5:50 am at the New Trier East Campus a true Sunrise Class!  Exhilarating and never boring!  Crawl out of bed within minutes you will be wide awake! Strengthen, Tone and best of all reach the cardio fitness levels for your age, to maximize your fitness goals,  making your heart and lungs happy!

This is a whole body workout session designed to tone and sculpt your body and improve your personal fitness level and agility. High energy interval training combinations, strengthening, core for a complete workout that will get you into shape. All levels are welcome! Modifications are offered to all in need.

To keep this class fun so early in the morning, we like to take advantage of what the school and the local area offers us.  During the winter months, you can find us in Gates Gym. Sometimes you can find us in the Kickbox studio where we kick things up! When we use this studio, we have several options for our workouts. Trampolines to Stepping and much more!  Once summer is here and weather permits, we are outside!  You will again find us in a few different areas during the summer. We love the school track, the tennis courts and of course our most favorite is the Pier! Just down the street, we have a wonderful place to work out right on the water! It’s amazing, that is all I can say! Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying. 

Morning Classes M/W/F NT East Campus

PRIMER FLOOR PILATES-CORE STRENGTHENING

Pilates is a system and philosophy of exercises based on the work of Joseph Pilates (1883-1967) that focuses on precision and optimal alignment, requiring your focus to increase motor control.   Pilates method is gentle but effective in nature, as well as therapeutic. Pilates Primer for beginners and for the novice. You will learn 34 mat exercises, including the fundamental tenets of posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, and natural exercises.  We love the dance studio for this class, it’s quiet, calm and relaxing as we work through our core focus. Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying.

Monday Evening Class NT West Campus

CARDIO-CORE-STRETCH

This class originated on Saturday mornings. There has been such a large demand I have added this class to our schedule for the summer. Designed for all ages, you can change your body, clear your mind, and engage your spirit! Improve your cardiovascular abilities like a boxer; Tone your arms, legs, and back, and perfect your balance, and step your way to perfection!  Our next focus is to strengthen the core both vertically and horizontally, improving posture and relieving back pain. Next, complete your workout with a full stretch session while moving through a series of static stretch movements, increasing your range of motion, and reducing pain and inflammation. You won’t regret your time here! Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying.

Monday Evening, Winnetka Campus

PERSONAL GROUP TRAINING I

A new design to this class, will offer you the opportunity to learn how to workout and what equipment to use and how to use it. This class is designed to help you feel comfortable in any gym environment. Often times we don’t feel comfortable in a gym environment which keeps us from going. This class will also help you to feel comfortable when traveling, using hotel fitness facilities, or local fitness clubs.  The focus is to learn how to work with Free Weights, Cybex Equipment, and workouts using your own body weight, without equipment.  You will reach a new level of fitness, while you learn how to optimize your workouts to achieve better results. You will learn how to follow a 30-minute program to get a great workout.  The program is changed in every class to help us balance our workout.  Small group training will teach you how to work out injury free, with a primary focus on staying healthy and fit. An interval-inspired routine will test your cardiovascular fitness, along with body conditioning through strength training, with additional focus on stretch and balance. Lot’s of fun and lot’s of individual work at your pace. To get the best results, you will want to attend at least 3 classes a week, or workout at home at least 3 times per week to see improvement.  This class is held in the Wellness Center of Building F, New Trier West Campus.  Stay Tune for the next Personal Group Training Phase II, providing the students extra time in the gym! Coming to us in the fall!  Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying.

Tuesday Evening Class NT West Campus

FLEX & STRETCH

This class sold out for the first session!Come and join us for a relaxing 45-minutes of pure stretch, making your body feel wonderful! Most likely after this class, you will sleep like a baby. We will move through a series of stretches focusing on all areas of the body. 45-minutes, allows us to hold each stretch around 30 to 40 seconds, which is perfect for static stretching.  After a few classes, you will begin to notice an increase in your range of motion. Most people feel a decrease in pain throughout all joints and their backs. Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying. 

Tuesday Evening Class NT West Campus

CORE AND BACK STRENGTH

This class is sweeping the country! Thanks to a local physical therapist, we are able to provide this very exciting and cutting edge class. The focus is to increase your core strength, working through the 3-Dimensional parts of our body, increasing the strength in your back and flexibility with your knees. Checkout Pelvic Core Solutions to get a glimpse of what this class is all about.! Pelvic Core SolutionsThis class for both men and women will strengthen your pelvic girdle and core to increase your mobility, strength, and stability using the specially designed Pelvicore Pro tool and specific exercises taught by a certified instructor. Weak or imbalanced core muscles can lead to lower back pain, hip pain, knee pain, and pelvic floor dysfunction/incontinence. The pelvic girdle core is composed of your back abdomen, hips, and diaphragm, all of which are inter-connected and strengthened when they are worked together as a unit. Check Back for Fall Classes!

Wednesday Evening Class-NT East

SWEAT & STRETCH

This class is a huge hit! The majority of our summer classes are held on the pier!  Come and join us to jump-start your Saturday! 20 mins, of sweating, of course, age appropriate for all!  We will operate through a series of moves to increase your heart rate and sweat! I highly encourage you to invest in a heart rate monitor so that you can really understand how to work out for your age. Learn how aggressive to be or if you need to slow it down. Knowledge is power! 20 mins of nice long stretching. Static stretching with 20 to 30-second holds will increase body flexibility while decreasing pain in all your joints!  Every workout has modifications for those who are in need of modifying.

Saturday Morning Class NT East

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