Being new to a gym can be intimidating. When you walk in, it’s easy to feel out of place, or unsure about where to begin. If this sounds familiar, a group exercise class may be a great place to start to put you on the path to meeting your fitness goals!
Today’s classes have come a long way from the 80’s style Jazzercise® workout you might have in mind. These days, a wide range of group classes are available to meet the needs of virtually every interest and fitness level, ranging from cycling, to yoga, to kickboxing, and more.
There are great reasons to try a group exercise class!
Check out these tips for success at a group exercise class, along with some resources to find a program that’s right for you.
An eight-week program that includes group exercise classes, tailored to personal needs, as well as a two-month membership to the Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center. The cost for Next Steps is fully reimbursable for CDPHP commercial members through the CDPHP weight management reimbursement program; CDPHP Medicare Advantage members can participate at no cost.
Available for CDPHP Medicare Advantage members, this program provides access to numerous gyms and wellness centers, including Silver Sneakers locations.
CDPHP Wellness Classes
Free classes include fitness programs, along with other health topics, and are available throughout the CDPHP service area.
Get Fit, Get Reimbursed
CDPHP members can get reimbursed for up to $400 for going to the gym, and spouses can earn up to $200 for a total of $600 per family!
The center is home to a group exercise studio, a gym, a pool, and more.
Find more ways to get moving and incorporate fitness and exercise into your life, while working to meet your goals.
*This blog was written in collaboration with Sabrina Pontore of the Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center.
Sabrina is a graduate of Florida State University, a wife, and a proud mother of four. As the Group Exercise Coordinator at the Rudy A Ciccotti Center, she loves interacting with the members and teaching multiple classes each week. Sabrina joined Ciccotti five years ago as a member and took full advantage of the Center. After losing 60lbs, she became a certified instructor and joined the fitness staff. You can find Sabrina running around the Center, wearing many different hats. Voted “Most Energetic Instructor” by our members, Sabrina loves working out and gives her all to the Group Exercise classes she teaches.