Virtual Fitness Classes
All classes are free for students, faculty, and staff.
Do you want to feel energized, revitalized, and inspired? Are you feeling the need to reset and be grounded? Need some motivation and challenges in your life? Us too! Which is why the Department of Recreation is coming to you! Stream all of your favorite fitness & mind body classes from the comfort of your own home. With over 20 classes offered each week, we have something for everyone. We are in this together, and we Gaucho back! We’ll see you soon in one of our online classes!
Join the Department of Recreation on shoreline.ucsb.edu and sign up.
Purchase an all-access pass here.
Winter 2021 Classes | January 11 – March 15
Strength & Conditioning
If you’re looking for total body conditioning, our classes provide effective and efficient ways to reach your fitness goals. Our certified instructors lead you through their best combinations of strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.
This class is designed to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Using body weight as resistance, students will have the opportunity to progressively strengthen and challenge their core and other
major muscle groups in this fun and fast-paced class.
Fit For Life! is designed to not only get you fit and healthy, but you will also work on your postural imbalances to reduce those everyday aches and pains so you can feel at your best at work and play. Classes include strength, cardiovascular, core, and flexibility training.
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Need we say more? This class will get your heart rate up combining strength and cardio movement intervals with rest periods for recovery.
Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG NATION™️ combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. Come see what it's all about!
These low-impact classes are a great way to add variety to your traditional cardio training. Burn calories, build glute and leg muscles, and tone those abs while having fun and listening to popular music. You’ll hardly know you're ‘working out.'
Bring the club to your living room! Join us for a dance party and cardio class combined. We will learn choreography and dance nonstop to the top 40 hits. This class is for dancers of all levels! No experience necessary.
Guard up Gauchos! Come shadowbox with us in this high energy cardio workout. In this class, you will learn the proper form for basic punches and kicks, improve your endurance and coordination, and have fun! All levels welcome!
This booty popping Tworkout is a calorie-burning, waistline moving, body toning Caribbean dance fitness class with all kinds of island vibes. These two fun and inspiring ladies will leave you feeling connected to your inner diva. No experience necessary - we promise!!
Take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.
Our dynamic Zumba® duo will be live to team teach this energized and social dance party! They will feature exotic rhythms set to high energy latin, Hip Hop and other International beats. Its not just a workout it's a commUNITY.
Taking time out with mindful-movement options provides healthy relief for mind, body and spirit. Our team of elite instructors will help you discover how to incorporate more exercise while refreshing yourself mentally and emotionally.
Yin Yang Yoga blends two styles of yoga into one practice. Enjoy both: the gentle, quiet, and meditative approach of passively holding yoga poses and diving into the sensations in the body (yin), with the steadiness and alignment of standing postures and dynamic sequences to increase energy and uplift the soul (yang). Great for all levels.
This class is a fun, fast-paced, athletic mind/body practice that will target the booty, core and more with no impact. Based on the 5 basic principles of the Pilates method this class will improve flexibility, strength, posture and alignment. Ideal for all fitness levels.
Literally—Get Up Gauchos! Zoom fatigue is real. In these 30 minute guided stretch breaks we will explore a diversity of stretches and light exercises to wake up the body and mind, increase blood circulation, reduce tension and discomfort all while restoring energy to help you stay alert for extended periods of time.
Participants will learn foundational alignment through breath in order to strengthen and give flexibility to the body. The more we work and face challenges on the mat, the more opportunity we create to move through difficulties in our daily life. This class is geared for all levels, variation and modifications will be offered.
Unwind from your week with a grounding but playful moving-mediation. Creative sequences ease the body, mind, and soul - motivating honest self-inquiry and blissful relaxation. Breath, alignment, strength and flexibility are woven through each class. Open to all levels, this class will encourage a fun, safe, insightful yoga practice.
The perfect complement to your weekend. Each class is a challenging but playful moving-mediation. Creative sequences encourage balance and ease for the body, mind, and soul. Open to all levels, this class will encourage a fun, safe, insightful yoga practice, with opportunities to explore arm balances, calm and relaxation.