Exercise classes

Classes are back!

It feels like a long time coming, but our in-person fitness and wellbeing classes are back! Ranging from yoga to HIIT, the programme will start with 20 weekly classes and further sessions will be added in subsequent weeks.

Check out our app or online portal for timetables and bookings.

Key things to know about classes

Bookings

  • Fitness classes and yoga and pilates are bookable up to 7 days in advance.
  • Please only book a class if you know you are able to attend.
  • Booked classes can be cancelled via the app or portal 30 minutes before the class is due to start. We ask that customers please cancel their space as soon as they become aware they are not able to attend. There are limited spaces available, therefore cancelling will provide opportunity for other customers to take part.
  • Find out more about booking.

On arrival

  • You will only gain entry to the facilities at the time of your booking.
  • If you are using the cafe or another facility before your class, please advise reception to record your attendance.
  • Please enter through the main gates at reception using your membership card (new members can collect cards from reception).
  • Classes will initially be hosted in our new studio on Level 2 and sports halls on Level 1.
  • Access the main studio space via the doors marked 1 and 2.

Other information

  • Face coverings must be worn on arrival and departure but can be removed for the class.
  • Health measures, such as social distancing, will remain in place as per Government guidance.
  • We will supply mats and cleaning products, but feel free to bring your own mat if preferred.
  • Spin will commence w/c 24 May due to a permissible competition using hall space.

Please note membership inclusive classes will initially only be available to members. Yoga and pilates classes are available to members and non-members.

Yoga and pilates classes

There is a supplementary charge for yoga and pilates classes with options to pay by the session or purchase a discounted block of 10.

Single sessions can be purchased via our app or online portal at time of booking or you can purchase a 10 block subscription via reception.

Yoga and pilates classes are now available to members and non-members. Bookings are non-refundable but can be moved by contacting reception.

Non-members must create a Pay as You Go account which thay can do on our online membership portal.

 

Yoga and pilates prices

CategorySingle sessionBlock of 10
Student member £4.00 £30.00
Student non-member £5.25 £40.00
Member (non-student) £5.25 £40.00
Non-member (Concession*) £6.50 £50.00
Non-member £8.50 £65.00

*Concessions include 60+, accessible users and non-member Staff

Online classes

We're still running a small programme of online classes that are free for anyone to join and can be accessed in a matter of clicks using the links in the timetable below. We also have a bank of hundreds of free catch-up classes on our Vimeo channel.

Monday

12 July - 8 August

Monday Live online exercise classes
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No classes  

 

 

Tuesday

12 July - 8 August

Tuesday Live online exercise classes
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13:00-13:45 Pilates Tamara

Join Pilates

Wednesday

12 July - 8 August

Wednesday Live online exercise classes
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No classes      

Thursday

12 July - 8 August

Thursday Live online exercise classes
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07:30-08:00 Upper Body Tone

Jenny 

Join Upper Body Tone

Passcode: 950709

Friday

12 July - 8 August

Friday Live online exercise classes
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No classes  

 

 

Saturday

12 July - 8 August

Saturday Live online exercise classes
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No classes   

 

 

Sunday

12 July - 8 August

Sunday Live online exercise classes
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09:00-10:00 Mindful Yoga Flow

Tamara

 Join Mindful Yoga Flow

Class descriptions

Descriptions A-L

Cardio & Tone

Target your whole body with this toning and sculpting class that incorporates a mix of high and low impact moves. No equipment needed.

DIY Strength

Improve your strength, co-ordination and balance at home by using body weight and/or weighted items - household objects, water bottles, dumbbells and kettlebells are all perfect. We'll help you adapt and adjust exercises to build your strength! 

Full Body Blast

Wake up or take a break, and sweat! This class combines intense bouts of exercise with short recovery periods.

Hatha Yoga

Calm your body and mind. Perfect for any level of yogis from beginners to advanced.

HIIT

High intensity interval training combines intense bouts of exercise with short recovery periods. Focus on endurance, strength, power or a combination of everything. 

Legs Bums Tums

Target those lower body areas with a body toning and sculpting class that incorporates a mix of high and low impact moves.

Descriptions M-S

Mindful Yoga Flow

Explore and observe the sensations created within the body (and mind) as we move through a series of postures. All levels welcome.

Mini Functional Circuits

Tackle those tough daily activities with ease, by taking part in a fun and exciting mix of both cardiovascular and resistance challenges.

Move to Meditate Yoga

We will open the body, strengthen the core, and connect to the breath as we prepare our bodies for a seated meditation.

Pilates

A total body conditioning class that strengthens the core, improves posture and balance, enhances flexibility and agility through a series of challenging and low impact mat-based exercises.

PiYo Live

Sweat, stretch and strengthen - all in one low-impact, music driven, body-sculpting workout.  

POUND

Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energising, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.

Pump it Up

This class uses barbells to strengthen the entire body. A selection of weights makes the class suitable for all, and will challenge all major muscle groups. 

Relaxation Yoga

A relaxation-focussed Hatha practice to help you unwind at the end of your day.

Descriptions S-Z

Stretch and Tone

A combination of mat-based exercises that help improve flexibility and core strength. 

TRX

Suspension training, body weight exercises that will develop your strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Wherever you are in your fitness journey, TRX will help you to move better, feel better, and live better. 

Upper Body Tone

An at home workout that focuses on strengthening and toning your upper body. Having some hand weights like dumbbells or kettlebells and a chair will help but are not essential. 

Vinyasa Yoga

Flowing sequences to warm and tone the body. For those who want a more challenging practice.

Workout of the Day

Wake up and sweat! We’ll keep you motivated with a new challenge each week, inspired by Crossfit-style workouts.

Yin Yoga

A slow practice that involves holding poses for longer whilst working on posture and flexibility.

Yoga Flow

A yoga practice that involved moving with your breath, keeping slow and steady.

Zumba

Join the Party! Zumba is a great way to condition your body to some funky music and moves from around the world. Get ready to shake and shimmy.

Disclaimer

Whilst the sports and fitness classes and courses at the University are conducted by well-qualified, experienced and competent staff, accidents are possible. Intending participants should carefully consider this aspect of their involvement before taking part. The University does not provide personal insurance for people taking part in its online sports and fitness classes and courses. 

By performing any fitness exercises without supervision, you are performing them at your own risk. The University of Stirling Sport will not be responsible or liable for any injury or harm you sustain as a result of this fitness programme/online fitness class or information shared on our website and social media. This includes emails, videos and text.

Participant responsibility

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure:

  • there is sufficient space to perform the exercises safely and move freely without obstacles or obstructions, free from furniture, equipment and other hazards – a minimum of four-square metres per person
  • any equipment is safe and in a suitable condition for the activity being performed
  • the surrounding floor space is entirely clear to remove any hazards that may increase the risk of slips, trips or falls
  • there are no distractions throughout the duration of the session
  • there is sufficient heating, lighting, ventilation and hydration.

For bookings, contact University of Stirling Sports Centre