Exercise classes

Update at 9 October 2020

Update at 9 October 2020: in accordance with recent Government guidance, on site classes have been suspended until Monday 26 October 2020. Some of these classes will be available as part of our online offering, during this period. The gym remains open.

Enjoy the buzz, banter and benefits of a University of Stirling Sport fitness classes from the comfort of your living room!

We’ve designed a hybrid timetable, with a mix of classes delivered on-site and online. Whether it’s to kick-start your day, get away from your desk or stay connected with your workout buddies, we’ve got you covered!

Our on-site classes are available for all frozen members, University of Stirling students and staff and can be booked on our new app. Find out more about how to book on-site classes.

All our online classes are free for anyone to join and can be accessed in a matter of clicks by following the relevant links in the timetable below. You can also catch up on over 350 on demand classes by watching on our Vimeo channel.

We also continue to post regular home workouts and fitness advice on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

26 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class
TimeClassInstructorLive link
07:15-07:45 Full Body Blast Shannon

Join Full Body Blast

12:15-12:45 DIY Strength Fiona

Join DIY Strength

13:00-13:30

Hatha Yoga

Eve

Join Hatha Yoga

17:15-18:00 Cardio & Tone Jenny

Join Cardio & Tone

Password: 561943

18:00-18:45 Relaxation Hatha Yoga Eve

Join Relaxation Hatha Yoga

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal
TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

27 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class

TimeClassInstructorLive link
12:15-12:45 Full Body Blast Shannon

Join Full Body Blast

13:00-13:45 Pilates Tamara

Join Pilates

17:30-18:15 Legs, Bums & Tums Caitlin

Join Leg Bums Tums

17:45-18:30 Vinyasa Yoga Jenny

Join Vinyasa Yoga

Password: 064384

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal

TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

28 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class
TimeClassInstructorLive link
07:15-07:45  Workout of the Day Shannon  Join Workout of the Day 
12:15-13:00 Yoga Tamara Join Yoga

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal

TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

22 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class
TimeClassInstructorLive link
13:00-13:30 Legs, Bums & Tums Caitlin or Eve

Class will not run 29 October

Join Legs, Bums & Tums

17:30-18:15 Mini Functional Circuits Fiona and Catherine

Join Mini Functional Circuits

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal
TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

23 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class
TimeClassInstructorLive link
12:15-12:45 Full Body Blast

Alex

Join Full Body Blast

13:00-13:45 Vinyasa Yoga Jenny

Will not run 23 October

Join Vinyasa Yoga

17:30-18:15 DIY Strength Fiona

Join DIY Strength

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal
TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

24 October - 1 November

TimeClassInstructorLive link
10:30-11:30 Zumba Andrea

Will not run on 24 October

Join Zumba

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal
TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

25 October - 1 November

Live online exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four provides a link to join the live class
TimeClassInstructorLive link
09:30-10:15 Yoga Flow Tamara

 Join Yoga Flow

 

On-site exercise classes
Column one shows the time, column two shows the class, column three is the instructor, column four is the location, column five provides a link to the online bookings portal
TimeClassInstructorLocationHow to book
All on-site exercise classes are cancelled until further notice

Class descriptions

Descriptions C-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. Torch maximum calories in a minimum amount of time! No equipment needed.

Hatha Yoga

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

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. No equipment needed.  

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. You will need enough space to move freely while performing a variety of functional exercises. No equipment needed.

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. No equipment needed.  

PiYo Live

Sweat, stretch and strengthen - all in one low-impact, music driven, body-sculpting workout. No equipment needed.  

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. No equipment needed.

Relaxation Yoga

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

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

Moving with the 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. Ensure you have enough room to shake and shimmy in your home! No equipment needed.

Home workouts

Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for a quick home workout to help you stay active during your time indoors. With a different theme each day, the programme is offering holistic support for your physical and mental wellbeing and is available to participants of all abilities and experience!

Class themes
Column one lists the day of the week, column two is the theme name and column three explains what the theme is about

Day

Theme

Description

Monday

Monday Motivation

Mondays may feel a bit different to how they do 'normally'. We're here to help you reset and reconnect at the beginning of each week. We aim to inspire you with new ideas, new exercises and plenty of encouragement so you can focus on staying physically active.

Tuesday

Tabata Tuesday

Challenge yourself with interval-style fitness sessions at home - 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest! We'll have a different session for you every Tuesday.

Wednesday

Workout Wednesday

Learn how to: workout in small spaces, best utilise fitness equipment such as dumbbells and bands, use regular household items for DIY strength workouts. We may even have special guest appearances!

Thursday

FUNctional Thursday

We'll teach you loads of fun and interesting exercises to make the activities in everyday life, easier.

Friday

Feel Good Friday

Physical activity can make us feel good, so we'll bring you different workout styles that aim to get those endorphins released.

Saturday

Sweat it Out Saturday

Benefit from high-energy, high-intensity style workouts that will get the heart pumping!

Sunday

Stretch it Out Sunday

We'll teach you stretches that you can complete at home, focusing on mobility, posture and getting the blood flowing. To break up long periods of sitting at a desk, aim to incorporate these stretches into your workday routine.

After a relaxing stretch, you'll feel revitalised and restored for the coming week!

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