Group exercise classes
Group exercise classes are fun, motivational, social, and great for your fitness! Whatever you are looking to achieve, we have a range of different classes to try, and great instructors to inspire you. So whether it is strength or fitness, relaxation or flexibility, fun or friendship...there is a class for you, regardless of your age, fitness level, or ability.
For the latest timetables, to book a class, or become a member of any of our leisure centres, please go to:
This Girl Can classes - Return week commencing 11 September
If you've got two left feet or never done a push up in your life, then This Girl Can classes are for you!
These classes will give you the confidence to try new moves, understand different fitness class options, and even make new friends.
Classes start with a warm welcome from our friendly, qualified instructor. They will explain what the class entails that week before starting a gentle warm up to prepare your body for exercise. You'll then be guided through a two 10 minute blocks of exercise with an interval in the middle. The main blocks of activity will be different each week, giving you a taster of different styles allowing you to try new things in a supportive environment. The instructor will then guide you through a cool down and a short period of mindfulness to reflect on the class before your instructor answers any questions you have.
What to wear:
- comfortable leggings or workout trousers (no jeans)
- a T-shirt or top suitable for moving around
We advise you bring a bottle of water with you as well.
Sessions cost £3.10 each and are open to members and non-members with all participants available to book up to 7 days in advance. You can book online, by calling the leisure centre you're interested in or by visiting us in person.
|Venue||Day and time|
|Calne Community Campus||Thursday 7.15pm to 8pm|
|Castle Place Leisure Centre (Trowbridge)||Friday 5.30pm to 6.15pm|
|Devizes Leisure Centre||Tuesday 7.15pm to 8pm|
|Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre (Salisbury)||Friday 11am to 11.45am|
|Lime Kiln Leisure Centre (Royal Wootton Bassett)||Tuesday 7.05pm to 7.50pm|
|Marlborough Leisure Centre||Friday 9.45am to 10.30am|
|The Vale Community Campus (Pewsey)||Monday 10.35am to 11.20am|
|Warminster Sports Centre||Wednesday 10.45am to 11.30am|
Core members can book up to 10 days in advance, leisure card holders up to 7 days in advance, and non-members 2 days in advance.
If you can't make your session, please make every effort to cancel your booking. This can be done quickly and easily online for Life Zone members, but if you have made a paid-for booking, you will need to cancel this at the leisure centre. This is to enable spaces to be made available for those that want to attend.
All classes are subject to instructor availability and we reserve the right to change this schedule at any time.
Our no show policy aims to ensure that the maximum number of spaces are available in group exercise classes as possible, meaning more spaces for those that want them. If you do not cancel a space that you're not planning to use, within 2 hours of the class taking place, a debt of £3 will be added to your account overnight. This will prevent you from booking further sessions until it has been cleared.
Full information for members can be found online.
Make sure that you arrive early for classes to get your favourite place in the studio!
Entry to classes after the advertised start time is not permitted due to the risk of injury and also as respect to the instructor and other class participants.
Juniors, aged 14 and 15, may attend group exercise classes when accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16 plus) but are not able to attend the following classes: PACE circuits, PACE functional, GRIT, HIIT, Circuits, Pump, Kettlebells, Body Tone, Body Blast and Core. This is due to these classes containing weight bearing elements.
We offer a range of specialist classes for those people referred by a GP or healthcare specialist into physical activity. More information on this programme and the classes available can be found our GP referral page.
Class themes and descriptions
Gain strength, muscular endurance and tone whilst increasing metabolism to help burn more calories.
BODYPUMP™ brings the resistance equipment into the studio. A non-impact workout to music using barbells and adjustable weights in a variety of resistance exercises to target all major muscle groups. Emphasis will be placed on correct technique with high repetitions and light-to-moderate weight.
This class is designed to develop strength, muscular endurance and tone through targeting muscle groups using functional movements. A great calorie burner.
A 30 minute total body workout utilising large muscle groups to improve core strength, muscular stability and yield big results FAST.
Strong Nation combines High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) with the science of synced music motivation
A toning and conditioning class using weights. This is for anyone who wants to add strength training to their aerobic workout.
Burn calories and increase heart and lung function for improved endurance and aerobic capacity.
A class designed to raise your heart rate and maximise calorie loss. Combine Cardio with toning and core.
A challenging Cardiovascular workout to music, incorporating high and low impact moves and varying levels of intensity.
BODYATTACK™ is the sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high-energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilisation exercises.
A high energy, intensive class that will test your cardio, strength and muscular endurance levels of fitness. Using high energy music, the instructor will motivate you beyond your perceived limits. The class uses steps, barbells and dumbbells, along with explosive plyometric body weight exercises to give your body the "blast" it needs.
BODYCOMBAT™ combines moves and stances developed from a range of self-defence disciplines including Karate, Kick Boxing, Tai Chi and Tae Kwando. An adrenaline-pumping, non-contact athletic workout to get you fighting fit.
Rhythmic stepping with squat and lunge patterns to work the legs. Combine this with moves like burpees push ups and weight place exercises and the result is a fun, uplifting full-body workout.
This class targets all major muscle groups and your cardiovascular fitness with a mixture of challenging and fun exercises under the supervision of a qualified instructor. If you enjoy a challenge and exercising outside in all weathers, then this is a must for you!
Punch and kick your way to fitness with this aerobic circuit class.
No fancy footwork, just a combination of cardio favourites and resistance exercises designed to get you fit all over.
Fit2Box is a high-intensity exercise class that combines resistance training with aerobic exercise. Fit2Box is non-contact so the emphasis is on knocking your body into shape, not knocking anyone out.
LES MILLS GRIT™ SERIES is designed to burn fat and rapidly improve athletic capability. This explosive, 30-minute team training session combines high impact body weight exercises and uses no equipment. A highly challenging workout suitable for those who are serious about taking their fitness up a notch!
This is a High Intensity Interval Training class which uses quick 30 minute sessions of intense weight, body weight and cardio vascular exercises. To maximise your overall fitness and challenge your body, alternate from intense exercises to lower recovery periods.
High intensity 30 minute exercise class to build strength, increase cardiovascular performance and improve all areas of your fitness FAST.
Rockbox fitness is the fitness class with a difference! A stress busting, therapy session for the body and mind. Punch, kick, smash sticks to classic and modern rock tunes.
A high intensity workout, stepping on and off an adjustable height platform. The class is designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system, burn fat and tone muscles.
A mixed martial arts class designed to raise your heart rate and improve muscular endurance though punching, kicking and striking.
Mind and body
Improve both physical and mental health whilst improving posture, flexibility and core strength.
BODYBALANCE™ combines the principles and practices of Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates and Feldenkrais. The moves will improve your flexibility and mobility, correct posture imbalances and promote relaxation to leave you feeling calm and renewed.
Fitness Pilates is more of a functional approach to the traditional Pilates class. It still applies the main principles of Pilates but with a broader spectrum of exercises to add variety in every class such as the use of a bender ball or light hand weights.
This class targets flexibility, core stability, balance and strength. It incorporates deep stretch, yoga postures and Pilates exercises combined with the fluidity and aesthetic qualities of contemporary dance. Not recommended for those who are pregnant or have major joint problems.
This 90 minute hatha yoga class focuses attention inwardly, helping to balance mind and body, using asanas (postures) and pranayama (breathing).
This is a mat-based class focusing on strengthening the back and abdominal muscles. The emphasis is on small, controlled flowing movements and conscious muscular control. Reduce your stress and feel uplifted.
A mind/body class which combines yoga and Pilates. This class will improve flexibility, balance and core strength.
Tai Chi uses a series of slow, controlled movements, developing strength and balance and aims to improve posture. This class is especially beneficial to those who suffer from arthritis.
Yin Yoga is a slower, more meditative style of yoga which increases flexibility, boosts circulation and reduces stress, while teaching you how to breath through the various different poses.
Relax and tone using deep stretch and yoga postures. Good for mind, body and soul.
A style of yoga where poses are strung together to form one fluid sequence of movement to improve range of movement, cardiovascular health and strength.
Low impact cardiovascular training to improve cardiovascular health, burn calories and improve endurance.
A high octane 30 minute ride where you will experience new limits. You will be taken on a journey to discover a new level of fitness FAST.
Mount up for the bike ride of your life. RPM is a great exercise experience with fantastic training effects. Feel like a champion cyclist and come and ride the calorie killer!
30-minute High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout, using an indoor bike to achieve fast results. It's a short, intense style of training where the thrill and motivation comes from pushing your physical and mental limits.
Dramatically improve your fitness levels in our motivational high intensity indoor cycling classes. All abilities welcome.
Let your inner performer out and have fun whilst working out and improving overall fitness and health.
If you want to dance, there's nothing like it. House, Hip-hop, Drum 'n' Bass, Trap, all styles of electronic dance music, it's the soul of BODYJAM.
Clubbercise® is a fun full body workout with a banging soundtrack that gets great results. The routines combine dance, toning and combat moves with options to suit all fitness levels. Classes are held in a darkened room with disco lights and glow sticks.
Featuring simple dance moves, DanceFit is a great way to shape up - even if you think you can't dance!
A great Aerobic workout that is suitable for all Fitness Levels. A combination of cardio and toning moves to music for a fun and effective workout.
This 45 minute class features simple but seriously hot dance moves and is the perfect way to shape up - even if you're dance challenged. Set to a soundtrack of chart-topping popular hits, dance music that is heard in the hottest nightclubs around the world, familiar classics remixed and modernised Latin beats, this class is the ultimate fun and sociable way to exercise. This class is vibrant, unique and varied.
The Zumba® programme fuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness programme that will blow you away.
Zumba® Gold is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.
Improve muscle tone and definition whist trimming fat and building muscular endurance and strength.
Core classes are vital for good posture and balance through controlled, specific exercises. These classes target the muscles of the torso and lower back, improving tone and strength with some use of stability balls.
This class targets all levels of fitness and includes all the main elements of exercise including cardiovascular, core strength, muscle toning and stability exercises. Resulting in improved posture, balance and strength. The class can include some use of stability balls.
These classes are superb for toning the waist, hips, legs and bottom, as well as being a great aerobic workout too.
Exactly what is says! A short, simple aerobic warm up with a combination of easy-to-follow exercises to improve muscular endurance and tone the legs, abs and bottom. Aimed at all levels, this is one of our most popular classes.
Low impact, water based classes to improve overall health, promote cardiovascular health and tone.
AquaFit is an aerobics session in the pool that can maintain and improve stamina, strength and suppleness, as well as increase cardiovascular fitness. A low impact class that is suitable for all abilities.
A low-impact aquatic class. Great music, great fun!
A friendly, social activity, consisting of low impact exercise to music. This class involves toning movements, with some chair-based and strength activities. A choice of activities such as badminton, table tennis or short mat bowls are also available.