Fit at Simmons

Fit at Simmons offers a variety of fitness and recreational activities and events throughout the academic year, including group exercise classes, Yoga classes, fitness field trips and outings, and running club. The program's mission is to provide opportunities to help encourage students to stay active, incorporate regular exercise into their lives, and to develop lifestyles of physical fitness and health. Most events are free for students and are supported by a generous gift from Nancy Gavrin, Simmons '58. 

To stay up-to-date on our events and programs, please join the Fit at Simmons Facebook Group or email fit@simmons.edu to be added to our mailing list.

Group Exercise Classes

Fit at Simmons offers a range of Group Exercise Classes including Spin, Zumba, Yoga, Dance, Cardio Kickboxing, and more. Classes are are free for all Simmons undergraduate and graduate students.

Please contact FIT@simmons.edu or samantha.fox@simmons.edu with any questions!

Spring 2018 Class Schedule:


Monday

6:00 PM
Pilates: Amanda, Studio 1
Spin: Sam, Spin Room

7:00 PM
Advanced Flow Yoga: Melina, Studio 1
Intro to Dance: Sharon, Studio 2

8:00 PM
Zumba: Susan, First Floor Studio


Tuesday

7:00 AM
Martial Arts Strength and Conditioning: Amelia,
Studio 1

5:00 PM
Zumba Boot Camp: Lindsey, First Floor Studio

6:00 PM
Butts and Guts: Amanda, First Floor Studio
Spin: Sam, Spin Room

7:00 PM
Yoga: Dylan, Studio 1

8:00 PM
Zumba Advanced: Susan, Studio 1


Wednesday

8:00 AM
Yoga: Melina, Studio 1

5:00 PM
Cardio Kickboxing: Amelia, Studio 1

6:00 PM
Zumba Boot Camp: Lindsey, Studio 1
Yoga: Delany, Studio 2
Spin: Sam, Spin Room

7:00 PM
Yoga for Mental Health Support: Ilana, Studio 1
(Ilana's class goes until 8:30 PM)
Beginner Dance: Melissa, Studio 2


Thursday

6:00 PM
Pilates: Amanda, Studio 1
Tai Chi: Allen, Studio 2

7:00 PM
Intermediate Dance: Melissa, Studio 2
Butts and Guts: Amanda, First Floor Studio

7:30 PM
Gentle Yoga: Laura, Studio 1

8:00 PM
Zumba: Susan, First Floor Studio

8:30 PM
Mindful Meditation: Laura, Studio 1


Sunday

5:00 PM
Yoga: Delany, Studio 1

7:00 PM
Yoga: Dylan, Studio 1

Yoga Classes

FIT at Simmons Yoga classes are designed to support your overall well-being and help make connections between your mind-body health. Classes are 60 minutes, with the exception of Yoga for Mental Health Support. Classes are appropriate for students of all experience levels. Mats are available.

Yoga: Vinyasa flow appropriate for beginners (or those wanting to just slow down). Move connected to your breath and focus on alignment, flexibility and stress reduction. Variations enable the practice to be more or less advanced.

Advanced Flow Yoga: A faster-paced Vinyasa flow that will challenge your balance, flexibility, and strength. Come with body awareness and some general knowledge about yoga. Move connected to your breath for stress reduction and full body recovery.

Yoga for Mental Health Support: A cross between a safe support group, psychoeducation surrounding how to handle stress and mood struggles/anxiety, skills to manage in a self-compassionate way, and a body-positive gentle yoga class. Taught by a certified yoga instructor with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling.

Gentle Yoga: Mindful gentle yoga movement and restorative poses designed for releasing tension in the body, stretching, building flexibility, re-energizing and finding greater ease and relaxation in the body and mind. Suitable for all levels.

Guided Meditation: Learn guided meditation and mindfulness skills to cultivate greater calm, clarity, energy, focus and presence. The class will introduce a variety of skills from yoga and mindfulness meditation practices for relaxation and wellbeing. Everyone is welcome.

Events and Outings

Fit at Simmons hosts a variety of other events throughout the semester. Past highlights include hiking trips, kayaking trips, rock climbing trips, and more. Most all events are free and welcome individuals of all fitness abilities.

Run Club

Fit at Simmons Run Club is a developing club of Simmons community members that love to run as a group! If you're interested, we want to hear from you! Please email us at fit@simmons.edu to join the list of people interested!