Health & Fitness

We strive to offer a variety of classes to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Join us in a safe and motivating environment that will keep you moving! Call the SRC at 826-4197 or check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/StudentRecreationCenter to find more fitness classes.

Lap Swimming

Year Round

Adults can utilize our lanes for lap swimming and exercise any hour the facility is open.

Water Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

These classes are one-hour long, medium intensity aerobic workouts. Tuesday and Thursday mornings class is held in the deep end area and all other classes are held in the four-foot lap lanes.

Day and Time: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 7:30- 8:30 AM, Tuesday & Thursday • 8:30 - 9:30 AM (deep water) & Monday - Friday • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Prenatal & Post-Partum Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

This class is designed for expectant mothers and new mothers who would like to begin or continue an exercise routine.

Day and Time: 
Monday - Friday • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Adaptive Aquatics

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Come and bring your child of exceptional needs to this fun and safe environment. Facilitated by our trained staff, Adaptive Aquatics will reinforce basic water safety in the presence of fun and exciting games.

Day and Time: 
Friday • 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Yoga for Stiff People

January 5 – May 15
A friendly yoga class designed to accomodate beginning and intermediate students at any level of flexibility. Designed to promote strength, balance, flexibility and conscious mind/body relaxation. Students are encouraged to practive safely within their personal level of physical fitness and limitation. Every class is ended with a guided relaxation.
Drop-In Fee: 
$7 HSU Students & Seniors over 62, $8 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center in Eureka (921 Waterfront Drive)
Notes: 
Class schedule subject to change, call the HBAC to check for an updated schedule. The course will not meet during the month of March.

Isshinryu Karate

February 2 – March 11
Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate and an activity providing a strong workout while teaching a practical form of self-defense. Students also learn the basics, kata and sparring techniques. Beginners are welcome, and continuing students can earn rank in this style of karate. This class is taught by Robert Sherman 8th degree black belt, Eric Lien 6th degree black belt and Nicole Doan 3rd degree black belt are the chief instructors. This class has been taught concurrently at HSU since 1979.
 
Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $45 All Others (Both Options: $70 HSU Students • $80 All Others)
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

Cooking 101 – Cooking for College Students

February 4
You don’t have to be a celebrity chef to prepare food that is healthy and quick. Learn the basics of nutritious dorm or off-campus cooking. In this workshop, participants will learn how to steam, sauté, bake and boil, spice up meals with a few herbs and spices, and make great meals with just a few ingredients. Includes recipes.
 
Program Fee: 
$5
Day and Time: 
Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 122

Zumba

February 9—March 11
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin music and easy-to -follow dance moves. It is based on the principle that a workout should be FUN AND EASY TO DO. Zumba is not only great for the body, but it is also great for the mind. Zumba routines incorpo- rate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythm and resistance training. Fans say it’s so popular because it’s a fun way to work out. For more information on Zumba check out the Zumba website.
Program Fee: 
$25 HSU Students, $35 All Others (Both Options: $40 HSU Students, $50 All Others)
Drop-In Fee: 
$3 HSU Students, $5 All Others
Day and Time: 
Monday and Wednesday, 12:00 - 12:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

Butts N Gutts

February 9—March 11
This 30 minute class will work on shaping and toning your abs, butt, hips and thighs with a combination of exercises using equip- ment and your own body weight.
 
Program Fee: 
$15 HSU Students • $20 All Others (Both Options: $25 HSU Students • $35 All Others)
Drop-In Fee: 
$2 HSU Students • $3 All Others
Day and Time: 
Monday & Wednesday • 12:15 - 12:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 125

Tae Kwon Do

February 9 – May 7
Traditional Tae Kwon Do is an extremely effective Martial Art for self defense, self-discipline, and self-empowerment. Training will increase your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility while teaching you effective self-defense techniques in realistic situations. Tae Kwon Do is world renowned for having the most dynamic and explosive kicking techniques of any Martial Art. Coupled with its focus on realistic self defense, and the use of grappling, joint-locking, choking and hand-striking techniques, traditional Tae Kwon Do will provide you with the skills and confidence to handle any situation. Whether you are new to the Martial Arts, or want to train for your black belt, our proven method of instruction will help you succeed. Students will have an opportunity to test for their first belt at the end of the semester and can attend some additional classes at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, here in Arcata.
 
Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $90 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:00 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The first two weeks are at HSU's Recreation & Wellness Center Room 125, the following weeks at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, Arcata
Notes: 
An additional $20 will be collected at the first class meeting to cover the cost of the uniform.

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