Fit at Simmons

FIT at Simmons provides group fitness classes to Simmons students, faculty, and staff for free! With a focus on physical and mental wellbeing, instructors provide a variety of classes to provide a holistic approach to fitness.

Students in an exercise class

Fall 2021 Programming

Fit at Simmons programming is up and running in person for the fall 2021 semester! We have a wide range of courses that are offered, check out the schedule below. All courses are offered at the Holmes Sports Center on the Residential campus.

  • Classes follow a drop-in format, so come any time that is convenient for you!
  • All classes this semester are free for students (bring your student ID to get in!) and are supported by a generous gift from Nancy Gavrin '58.
  • Masks are required for all classes this semester, as per campus indoor regulations.

We look forward to seeing you in a class soon!

 SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
4:00PM   WeightliftingShake With Pilates
5:00PMWeightliftingZumbaPower YogaHIITZumba
6:00PM Spin & CoreSweat & Squat (@ 6:30)Reboot CampLearn to Row
7:00PM Progressive Strengthening  Squat & Sweat
8:00PM Restorative Yoga & Meditation   

Weightlifting with Rowen (she/her)

Second Floor Weight Room

Have you ever wanted to see how strong you really are? No matter your skill level or background with exercise, this class will help you to safely build your strength with a personalized cycle focusing on deadlift, bench press, and back squat. And | promise, you're stronger than you think!


Zumba with Caelum (they/them)

First Floor Dance Studio

Zumba, affectionately called a "dance fitness party", mixes low- and high-intensity moves in an interval-style class set to music. Filled with Latin and World rhythms, Zumba classes are a total body workout, including cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility. No dance experience necessary; Zumba meets you where you are and provides the workout you need!

 


Spin & Core with Ashley (she/her)

Spin Room**

This is a 30 minute spin class followed by a 15 minute core workout and cool down stretch. The class is designed to push your physical and mental limits in order to reach your fitness goals. It combines short bursts of high intensity training with periods of rest in between. This will get your heart racing, body sweating, and have you feeling the burn during and even hours following.


Progressive Strengthening with Karina (she/her)

FIT Studio #1

A progressive full body strength class focusing on building strength and muscle and getting in a good sweat. We will be using a variety of weights and bands to challenge the muscles and will progressively get harder as time goes on.


Restorative Yoga & Meditation I with Bella (she/her)

FIT Studio #1**

Restorative Yoga is all about fully relaxing muscles, slowing down thoughts, and bringing ease to breath. Focusing on the breath while moving through different movements and holds, this flow helps your mind put aside distractions and check in with yourself at the beginning of a busy week. Restorative Yoga restores, replenishes, and re-energizes the tired soul. Difficulty: Beginner


Power Yoga with Bella (she/her)

FIT Studio #1**

Power Yoga will energize your body, get your heart rate up, and make you work up a good sweat. This class combines controlled breathing and core control with a good strength training/cardio workout. Power Yoga will challenge, strengthen, and empower your body and mind. Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate


Squat & Sweat with Amanda (she/her)

Tues; 6:30PM First Floor Dance Studio**
Thurs; 7:00PM FIT Studio #1**

This 45-min high intensity class is inspired by gymnastics conditioning and incorporates elements from barre, HIIT, Pilates, and more. With an emphasis on technique and form, we will use a variety of body-weight movements (atermaling legs/core) to challenge your balance and strength, all while having a fulfilling and fun workout with a goal to keep moving and be able to take exercise techniques into all fitness settings. Exercises modifiable and done at any pace.


High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) with Karina (she/her)

FIT Studio #1

A high intensity full body cardiovascular blast focused on using plyometrics and high impact activities to boost the heart rate and improve cardiovascular endurance.


Reboot Camp; Total Body Conditioning with Ashley (she/her)

FIT Studio #1**

This class will be designed differently each week to target multiple muscle groups. It will have combinations of HIIT, circuit training, cardio, and strengthening. Each exercise can be modified or advanced to best fit your workout needs. Come ready to give it your all and feel satisfied afterwards.


Shake With Pilates with Nghi (she/her)

FIT Studio #1**

In this 1-hour class, we'll use our bodyweight to strengthen our core, hips, and legs muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. You can expect to go through slow, precise movements which cause that desirable "shake". Come to this class to "shake" with your favorite music and get a leaner and stronger body!


Learn To Row with Jenn (she/her)

Downstairs Rowing Tanks

Learn the fundamentals of rowing in this introductory class in the full-size rowing tanks that stimulate on-the-water rowing. Rowing is a great aerobic workout that will strengthen your legs, core, and back, as well as a mental challenge to work in sync with others. No experience is required.


Each roon has a maximum capacity limit due to COVID-19. Participants will be allowed in on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks on for all classes.

Classes with ** are recommended to bring a yoga mat if you have one, but we also have plenty to borrow. Contact [email protected] if you have any questions.