Overview

Overview

LifeStyles classes are scientifically-backed, led by qualified instructors and showcase chart-topping music and the latest cutting-edge choreography.

Group exercise classes are open to all members, offered at a variety of times and suitable for all fitness levels. There is no charge for classes listed on the group exercise schedules. Approximately 75 classes are offered weekly and subject to change based on interest and class size.

Frequently Asked Questions About Group Classes

How long are the group classes at LifeStyles?

Most classes are 45-55 minutes in duration unless otherwise noted. For your health and safety, it is important to perform the warm-up at the beginning of each class; therefore, no one will be admitted into class after the first ten minutes. Some class formats are unique to one center.

Do I have to register in advance?

Advance sign-in is not necessary with the exception of specialty (pre-registration required) classes and certain equipment-based classes.

What shoes should I wear?

Most classes require proper athletic footwear. Ask a staff member for details.

Can my child participate?

Children ages 13 to 17 years old may attend group exercise classes under the following conditions:

Where can I find the Group Exercise Schedule?

Download our current class schedules (PDF format):

Class schedules can also be found in our Lifestyles Fitness app available in the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

LifeStyles Fitness App

Akron General's LifeStyles Fitness app is now available! Find class schedules, create goals and participate in group challenges.

Bath Classes

Bath Classes

Download the Current Class Schedule for our Bath Location

Muscular Strength and Endurance

Barre

A barefoot class that focuses on strength, coordination, and balance using the elements of dance and yoga.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Core Focus

This 30-minute class includes strengthening the abs, back, glutes and more to enhance core strength.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Precision Strength

Optimize your workout efficiency with this challenging muscular endurance program that utilizes compound exercises for multiple muscle groups. Boost functional strength, balance and coordination.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Rep Reebok

This workout is a revolutionary reinvention of traditional group strength training using periodization, a proven technique for getting real results, while keeping your choreographed workouts fresh without frustrating training plateaus.

  • Intensity: Moderate

PiYo ™

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements for a challenging upbeat workout. Barefoot on yoga mat.

  • Intensity: Low to High

Strength and Stretch

Hybrid class that focuses on strength, coordination and balance using the elements of dance, basic strength and dynamic flexibility.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Aquatic - Water Aerobics

Aqua Lite

A Shallow water workout that is easy to follow and easy on the joints.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Aqua Zumba ® / Aqua Dance

The Zumba pool party combining Zumba and an aqua class for an invigorating workout.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Warm H2O - Recommended for Arthritic Populations

Conducted in warm water to reduce arthritis pain providing gentle resistance to build strength and support joints. Great for senior adults.

  • Intensity: Low

H2O Bootcamp

45-60 minutes of high intensity interval training in the pool.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

In the Deep

A deep water workout emphasizing cardio fitness, core strength and flexibility. Aqua belts and pool noodles are provided.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Shallow Splash & Strength

Shallow water classes emphasizing strength, core stability and cardio.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardio 4 All

An easy to follow yet challenging high/low impact workout for ALL AGES and fitness levels.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Functional Fitness

Restore yourself back to how you were meant to move using holistic exercises in cardiovascular, strength, flexibility, balance, range of motion, proprioception and body awareness training.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Kickbata

A high-intensity interval training class that incorporates kickboxing moves.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

HIIT

A high intensity interval training class that incorporates cardio, strength and core conditioning.

  • Intensity: High

Sport Conditioning

A high-intensity interval training class that incorporates BOSU, core board and/or step drills.

  • Intensity: High

Tabata Bootcamp ™

A combination of bootcamp and high intensity interval training for an efficient and effective workout to help boost your metabolism and keep the calories burning post workout.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

TurboKick ™

The freshest music and moves, inspired by dance, boxing and martial arts, come together to create a cardio PARTY but be ready for the SIREN - it means you get a bonus cardio BLAST!

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Zumba ®

An exhilarating, Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning dance fitness-party!

  • Intensity: Moderate

Cycling

Advanced Cycle

Sport performance training geared towards cyclists and triathletes who want to maintain their fitness during the off season. *Advanced registration required.

  • Intensity: High

Cycle to the Core

50 minutes of Cycle followed by core conditioning and stretch.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Cycle In / Yoga Out

40 minutes of cycling followed by yoga stretches to improve flexibility. Great for beginner cycling participants.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Cycle 45 / 60

An intense 45 / 60 minutes of cycling including intervals and an aerobic threshold training. *Advanced registration required for the Wednesday 6 a.m. and Saturday 9:45 a.m. classes.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Mind / Body (Barefoot on a Yoga Mat)

Flow Fusion

Uses flowing yoga movements and body weight exercises to improve flexibility, strength, and balance.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Prana Yoga

A dynamic form of hatha yoga. A mixed level yoga practice dedicated to breath and energy movement. This vigorous practice purifies and realigns the body.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Gentle Yoga

Learn proper breathing techniques and gentle flows to increase flexibility and strength, cultivate balance and reduce stress. This class will leave you centered.

  • Intensity: Low

Moving Meditation

An early morning class that starts with stillness and breathing. Slow and flowing movement then begins to stretch, strengthen and align all joints and muscles. This flowing movement induces a meditative connection of mind, body and spirit...leaving one open, fresh and restored. Floor based activities performed on yoga mat.

  • Intensity: Low

Pilates Mat

Strengthen and stretch muscles uniformly in a series of Pilates floor exercises. Develop stability, strength, flexibility and balance by using precision and concentrated effort. Performed on yoga mat. Some may use small equipment.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Please note: Children age 13 to 17 may attend Group Exercise (GEX) classes under the following conditions:

A parent or guardian must be participating in the class with children ages 13 to 15. Class start time is within LifeStyles dependent hours. For example:

  • Monday – Friday at 5:15 p.m. permitted | Monday – Friday at 5:30 p.m. not permitted
  • Saturday at 9:30 a.m. permittedSaturday at 8:30 a.m. not permitted

Dependent Hours

Monday - Thursdays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoons: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Evenings: 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Fridays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoon and Evenings: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday & Sundays

  • Weekends: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Green Classes

Green Classes

Download the Current Class Schedule for our Green Location

Aqua - Water Aerobics

AquaRx

The aqua workout that provides a low impact, high-energy challenge for participants of all ages, skill and fitness levels. Jump in and make a splash with this dynamic cardiovascular workout that tones and tapers the entire body. Additional equipment, such as water noodles and hand buoys may be incorporated into this great workout.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Aqua Zumba ®

Known as the Zumba “pool party,” Aqua Zumba® gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting, and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba® class. Integrating the Zumba® formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba® blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body toning, and exhilarating beyond belief.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Total Body Intervals (Water)

One of the best ways to burn calories and increase energy! Total Body Intervals will push you to be your best. Brief bursts of high-intensity work (45 seconds) followed by short recovery periods (15 seconds) boost metabolism and burn more calories. Buoyancy from water allows you to move with ease which allows you to work at a higher intensity with less impact on the body.

  • Intensity: Low, Moderate or High - intensity is up to you!

Healing Waters

Experience deep inner warmth, pain relief, relaxation, stress relief, improved range-of-motion, gentle movement and more! This class is especially beneficial for those with any type of physical limitation and those recovering from joint replacement surgery.

  • Intensity: Low

Cardiovascular Endurance

Cycle

The indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training. Discover your athlete within- sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

TreadRx

The indoor treadmill workout held on the fitness floor where you walk or run as motivating music directs the pace. Led by a knowledgeable running/walking coach, travel vicariously over hill and dale using techniques like intervals, Fartleks and tempo variations. TreadRx is a very popular class; please arrive 15 minutes early. Treadmills cannot be reserved. Offered seasonally.

  • Intensity: Low, Moderate or High

Zumba Fitness ®

There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Featuring exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats, Zumba® is the perfect way to shape up and let out your inner star- even if you’re dance challenged. Each Zumba class is vibrant, unique, and varied- and like many of Lifestyles programs, a new Zumba® release is produced every 2 months with new music and choreography.

  • Intensity: Moderate

Mind / Body

YogaRx

Builds flexibility and strength leaving you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. This format is a great way for older adults to get the wonderful health benefits of yoga.

  • Intensity: Low

Stretch

A 30 minute class that starts with stillness and breathing. Slow and flowing movement then begins to stretch, strengthen and align all joints and muscles. This flowing movement induces a meditative connection of mind, body and spirit...leaving one open, fresh and restored. Floor based activities performed on yoga mat.

  • Intensity: Low

Muscular Strength and Endurance

PumpRx

One of the fastest ways to get in shape! The PumpRx barbell class will sculpt tone, strengthen and transform your entire body without adding bulk. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you’ll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning. PumpRx challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. The cutting-edge choreography and chart-topping music is refreshed every three months, so with your choice of weight and trained instructors, you can get the GroupRx Advantage and the results you’ve been looking for.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Tabata Bootcamp ™

Based on the most current research in fitness!! This revolutionary program combines bootcamp fitness with the hottest trend to hit the scene—High Intensity Interval Training. You can get your workout done in half the time, and boost your metabolism to keep burning calories for hours after your workout is over.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High

Total Body Intervals (Land)

One of the best ways to burn calories and increase energy!! Total Body Intervals will push you to be your best. Brief bursts of high-intensity work (45 seconds) followed by short recovery periods (15 seconds) boost metabolism and burn more calories. Land: Total Body Intervals will teach you how to burn calories, add strength, improve balance, and gain flexibility.

  • Intensity: Low, Moderate or High - intensity is up to you!

LifeFit

The low-impact, whole body group fitness workout that uses dumbbells, body weight and the track to boost everyday fitness.

  • Intensity: Low

Barre Above®

Blends the latest exercise science with the principles of the Lotte Burke method (the genesis of the Barre movement) delivering a fusion of ballet, pilates, yoga and strength training in each workout.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate

PiYo™

Combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements for a challenging upbeat workout. Barefoot on yoga mat.

  • Intensity: Low to High

Please note: Children age 13 to 17 may attend Group Exercise (GEX) classes under the following conditions:

A parent or guardian must be participating in the class with children ages 13 to 15. Class start time is within LifeStyles dependent hours. For example:

  • Monday – Friday at 5:15 p.m. permitted | Monday – Friday at 5:30 p.m. not permitted
  • Saturday at 9:30 a.m. permittedSaturday at 8:30 a.m. not permitted

Dependent Hours

Monday - Thursdays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoons: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Evenings: 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Fridays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoon and Evenings: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday & Sundays

  • Weekends: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Stow Classes

Stow Classes

Download the Current Class Schedule for our Stow Location

Aqua - Water Aerobics

Arthritis Foundation

Conducted in the warm water to reduce arthritis pain while providing gentle resistance to build strength and support joints. The ability to swim is not required.

  • Intensity: Low
  • Duration: 50 minutes

H2O Bootcamp

Be challenged by the resistance of the water. This high intensity, fast-paced program based on speed, power, and strength is great for adults, athletes, and anyone looking for a new exercise challenge.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

AquaRx

A low impact, high energy challenge for participants of all ages, skill and fitness levels. Jump in and make a splash with this dynamic cardiovascular workout that tones the entire body.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

In the Deep

A deep water workout emphasizing cardio fitness, core strength and flexibility. Aqua belts and noodles are provided.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Aqua Zumba®

Known as the Zumba “pool party,” splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba® class that’s exhilarating beyond belief.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Muscular Strength and Endurance

20/20/15

20 minutes cardio, 20 minutes strength and 15 minutes core.

  • Intensity: Low to High
  • Duration: 55 minutes

Cardio Sculpt

An easy to follow, challenging workout for ALL fitness levels that incorporates cardio, strength and core training intervals.

  • Intensity: Low to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Tabata Bootcamp®

A physical and mental challenge that will increase your metabolism and muscular endurance using intervals of intense work followed by recovery periods.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

HIIT

Consists of cardio intervals with strength segments to spruce up your exercise routine! Learn how to increase strength, improve endurance, and feel good while you burn calories and increase energy!

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Precision Strength

Optimize your workout efficiency with this challenging muscular endurance program that utilizes compound exercises for multiple muscle groups. Boost functional strength, balance and coordination

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 55 minutes

PiYo™

A unique class designed to build strength and gain flexibility. It is fun, challenging and will make you sweat! It’s about energy, power, and rhythm. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability.

  • Intensity: Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes (Sundays: 60 minutes)

Barbell Strength

Focusing on muscle isolation to achieve muscular strength and endurance, this barbell class will sculpt, tone, strengthen and transform your entire body.

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Barre Above

Fusing the best of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and elements of the strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre Above® delivers a results-driven workout that is not only fun and dynamic, but will sculpt your body and get you in absolutely amazing shape.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Core Focus

Strengthen the abs, back, glutes, and more to enhance core strength, followed by a light stretch to increase flexibility.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Cardiovascular Endurance

LifeFit

A 60-minute class designed for ages 65+ that works on balance, cardio, strength, and flexibility. Class is performed with a chair. Blood pressure/oxygen levels are recorded before class.

  • Intensity: Low
  • Duration: 60 minutes

Cycle

Geared to all fitness levels on specially designed indoor cycles. Class may include interval, strength, endurance and race day training.

  • Intensity: Low to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Cycle Circuit

Class may include strength, endurance and race day training intervals.

  • Intensity: Low to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Cycle’n’Shred

Alternate your time between cycling in Studio 1 and strength/endurance work in Studio 2 for a high fat burning intervals workout.

  • Intensity: Low to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Cardio Crush

Consists of all cardio intervals using multiple cardio machines on the fitness floor and bodyweight only exercises. Improve your endurance and heart health and watch the time fly by!

  • Intensity: Moderate to High
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Zumba®

There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It’s easy to do, effective and exhilarating. Featuring exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats, Zumba® is the perfect way to shape up and let out your inner star - even if you're dance challenged.

  • Intensity: Moderate
  • Duration: 60 minutes

Mind / Body Classes

YogaRx

Builds flexibility and strength leaving you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration, and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves, and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

  • Intensity: Low
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Pilates Mat

Strengthen and stretch muscles uniformly in a series of Pilates floor exercises. Develop stability, strength, flexibility and balance by using precision and concentrated effort.

  • Intensity: Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Yoga Gold

For everyone, but geared for ages 55+. Yoga Gold can be performed on chairs and may include meditation.

  • Intensity: Low to Moderate
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Please note: Children age 13 to 17 may attend Group Exercise (GEX) classes under the following conditions:

A parent or guardian must be participating in the class with children ages 13 to 15. Class start time is within LifeStyles dependent hours. For example:

  • Monday – Friday at 5:15 p.m. permitted | Monday – Friday at 5:30 p.m. not permitted
  • Saturday at 9:30 a.m. permittedSaturday at 8:30 a.m. not permitted

Dependent Hours

Monday - Thursdays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoons: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Evenings: 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Fridays

  • Mornings: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Afternoon and Evenings: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday & Sundays

  • Weekends: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Other Classes & Programs

Other Classes & Programs

Pilates Reformer

A Pilates workout helps develop the core muscles of your body. It helps build strength, flexibility, coordination, stability and good posture. Individual, partner and small group Pilates reformer training sessions are available for an additional fee. 

For information, please contact a group exercise coordinator:

Nutrition Services & Weight Management

Support your fitness goals with healthy eating. Our registered dietitians specialize in helping you fuel your exercise program, reduce your risk for chronic disease, help you manage food sensitivities, achieve weight loss goals and optimize nutrition intake so you can feel and look your best.

  • One-on-one nutrition consultations
  • Family or couple nutrition sessions
  • Sugar detox program
  • Personalized meal planning
  • 24-hour nutrition analysis and dietary assessment
  • LiteStyle weight management program
  • Game Changer seminar
  • NuFit nutrition and fitness lecture series
  • Arthritis wellness program - at the Bath location, only
  • Community health screenings

If you would like to schedule an appointment with a member of our team, please call 330.665.8022.