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Group Exercise Classes

Whether you’re a first-time exerciser or a well-conditioned athlete, the group exercise classes at the Rex Wellness Centers are sure to provide you with a great (and fun!) workout.

Explore course descriptions below, or view class schedules.

Course Descriptions

Cardio

Belly Dance

This class is designed to give you a quick and efficient workout and offers high and low intensity in a variety of aerobic segments. Step, Kickboxing, hi/low and sports moves may be used.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Boot Camp

An intermediate to advanced level workout that is low choreography, high intensity. Includes jumping jacks, jump rope, push-ups, squats and plyometrics.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Cardio Blast

This class is designed to give you a quick and efficient workout and offers high intensity in a variety of aerobic segments. Step, Kickboxing, Hi/Low and Sports moves may be used.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Cardio Conditioning

This class is designed to give you a quick and efficient workout and offers high and low intensity in a variety of aerobic segments. Step, Kickboxing, hi/low and sports moves may be used.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Cardio Dance

Cardio Dance offers easy-to-follow dance moves to popular music that will be sure to get your heart rate up. Styles include: Jazzercise, Latin Cardio, Swing, Decade themes, Country Line Dancing, Hip Hop, Bollywood and Belly Dancing. No dance experience necessary for this high energy dance class. For a lower intensity workout, check out the Move and Groove class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Cycle

Group Cycling offers an individual workout in a group exercise setting. This supervised aerobic training session on indoor cycles includes endurance work, intervals and strength work. This non-impact class is perfect for all skill levels as you control your level of intensity.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Dance Mix

This format will introduce you to some dance moves that will keep you swinging and swaying to the music throughout your aerobic training.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Dance Movement

This class combines classic and modern dance movements for a complete low intensity workout. Helps to improve coordination and balance as well.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

Drum Beats/Drums Alive

This cardio class uses exercise balls and drum sticks for an exciting, heart pumping workout.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Drums Extreme

Take your drum beats to the next level by combining cardio interval training with drumming. This is an intense, full body workout. Intensity may be individualized, but this class will require participants to be able to get on and off the floor.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

FXP Hula Hoop

This program features low impact, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) training, precise moves inspired by Barre work, Core-centric moves adapted from Pilates, and Simple Yoga- based stretching. The use of the Hula Hoop intensifies and assists movements of all fitness levels. It's a Fun and Effective workout that one will fall in love with. Hula Hooping increases endurance and utilizes the cardiovascular elements.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training. Get ready to push yourself to your limit in this non-stop, powerhouse workout that is guaranteed to get your heart pumping. HIIT training alternates intense bursts of exercises with short recovery periods and can burn significantly more calories than a traditional steady pace cardio workout of the same duration. Accelerate your fitness improvements and experience how time can fly during a cardio workout when you are having fun. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

INSANITY

The same mind blowing, home DVD workout in a group class setting. Prepare to be constantly challenged in this extreme fitness class that will take you through long bursts of high intensity exercises followed by short breaks. This class will leave you breathless, sweaty and feeling fabulous.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Katandi

West African Rhythmic Movement which will focus on connecting with the rhythms of African drums while learning fundamental and traditional movements derived from Guinea, Mali and Senegal.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Kickboxing/Cardio Kickbox

An intermediate/advanced class blending western-style boxing techniques, martial arts and athletic-style training. This class includess combinations of punching and kicking with high-intensity cardiovascular drills. Full-contact equipment is used.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Line Dance

Learn all the latest and greatest line dances in this energetic cardio class. All levels welcome.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Low Impact

This class incorporates basic and advanced movement patterns into a moderate, low-impact workout. This is a good class for all levels, intensity modifications will be demonstrated throughout the class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Move and Grove

Dance-inspired workouts make fitness more enjoyable, elevates heart rate, increases flexibility, tones and burns fat as you swing and sway to the varied dance forms and styles. Styles include: Jazzercise, Latin Cardio, Swing, Decade themes, Country Line Dancing, Hip Hop, Bollywood and Belly Dancing. Move and Groove gives you a great workout at a lower intensity. For more intensity, check out Cardio Dance.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Multi Impact

This class incorporates basic and advanced movement patterns into a moderate, low-impact workout. Endurance and Plyometric principles and patterns may be used.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Sports Low Impact

This class incorporates the same basic movements as the Low Impact class with a more challenging, more athletic element.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Step

Class choreography builds on basic step patterns and movements adding increasing complexity with quick transitions and larger patterns on the step.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Step Express

Step Express is a shorter Step class lasting 45 minutes.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

STRIDE

This high energy class incorporates incline and speed intervals to boost your cardiovascular fitness. The class will meet on the exercise floor and will utilize various pieces of cardiovascular equipment such as treadmills, precors and bikes. For all fitness levels.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Trekking

A high-energy treadmill class that incorporates incline and speed intervals to boost your cardiovascular fitness. For all fitness levels.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Zumba

Through a fusion of Latin and international music, Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training to maximize caloric output, fat-burning and total-body toning. Zumba combines high-energy music with unique moves and combinations that allows class participants to dance away their worries.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Zumba Circuit

The high-octane, Latin-inspired, dance rhythms of Zumba combined with the benefit of metabolism-boosting strength training to provide a complete, fun and effective workout.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Zumba Gold

This Zumba class is done at low intensity and can be modified to be done in a chair.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Zumba Step

Tone and strengthen glutes and legs with a gravity-defying blend of Zumba routines and Step aerobics. Zumba Step combines the dance moves of Zumba with the choreography of Step.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Zumba Senato

This class uses explosive chair-based choreography that will strengthen, balance and stabilize the core, and step up cardio work in a whole new way. The class includes Zumba steps while students learn to use a chair and their own body weight to enhance muscle strength, improve definition and endurance, and tone their physique.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Strength

Barre Fusion

Barre Fusion incorporates a series of movement designed to create strength, flexibility and a balanced body. It is based on elements of Pilates, Ballet, and Athletic Conditioning. No dance experience necessary.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

Barre Pilates

This one-hour workout uses both the ballet/improvised barre and the mat, and targets all major muscle groups. The result is the recognizable Barre body, featuring sculpted arms, flat abs, a lifted seat and elongated thighs. This workout also requires mental focus as muscles are strengthened and then stretched to create a longer, leaner physique.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Beginner TRX

Beginner TRX incorporates the basic movements of TRX at a slower pace. Safety, modifications and fundamentals will be stressed throughout this class. Fee based class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Body Shaping

Not motivated to do your strength training alone? Join us for a class designed to train your entire body. We will warm you up, stretch and sculpt your muscles and send you home revitalized. This class will provide three levels of intensity so all levels of fitness are welcome.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Core

This workout strengthens and firms your abdominal muscles and lower back while also practicing balance and improving stability.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Core Barre

Core Barre is a system of movement designed to create strength, flexibility and a balanced body. It is based on elements of Pilates, Ballet, and Athletic Conditioning and consists of high energy, low impact and fat burning exercises.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Core and More

All core using low impact moves to challenge the front, side, and back as you work to build your powerhouse core.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Equipment Circuit

This class will take place on the exercise floor and is geared toward members who could use some extra training on the Atlantis and Hoist strength machines. The instructor will take the class through a circuit of twelve set exercises to give a full body workout. Class size is currently limited to eight participants and is available on a first come, first served basis.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Muscle

We will warm you up, stretch and sculpt your muscles while offering various levels of intensity. All fitness levels welcome.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Pilates I/II

This program offers a new focus on flexibility and strength for the total body. Develop an enhanced awareness of muscle function and control as you consciously move your body through a precise series of non-impact exercises.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Pilates Strength Fusion

This class will incorporate Pilates and functional strength moves. Stretch, strengthen and improve your overall muscular balance by focusing on core strength and stability.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Power Sculpt

This class utilizes free weights, plate-loaded bars and dumbbells to increase muscular strength and endurance.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Rep Reebok

Add some serious muscle to your workout with Rep Reebok. This class is full of variety, with a unique use of choreography and free weights, plate-loaded bars and dumbbells to increase muscular strength and endurance. Your instructor will help you determine an appropriate weight load to ensure that you are progressing as well as monitor your form to keep you safe. Each version runs for approximately 8-10 weeks before the class choreography changes.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Sit and Be Fit

This 45 minute chair-based class focuses on strengthening and stretching all major muscle groups, while safely elevating your heart rate to promote cardiovascular health. You will be led through a variety of exercises designed to improve muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Sit and Be Fit is a fun, constructive, and most importantly, safe way to exercise right from the seat of your pants!

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Senior Starter Strength

This class is designed for seniors who are new to group exercise strength conditioning classes. Aside from basic muscle conditioning, this format works on improving range of motion and balance.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Starter Strength

This class is for those new to group exercise strength conditioning classes and is perfect for the new exerciser and senior.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Tabata Core

This class incorporates Tabata concepts to bring your core training to the next level. The term Tabata is based on a 20-second workload followed by a 10-second recovery, repeated 8 times. These 4-minute intervals contain simple, yet intense, movements. If you love a challenge, then you’ll love Tabata Core!

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Total Strength

This class utilizes free weights and or plate-loaded bars to increase muscular strength and endurance.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

TRX

TRX is small group functional training that is fee-based. It is a high intensity strength workout that uses all body weight based exercises to add an element of instability that demands greater joint stabilization, core strength and muscle endurance. Although exercises can be modified for all fitness levels, this is an intense workout and appropriate for those who have been exercising regularly.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Mind/Body

Chair Yoga

Focus of class is on relaxation, stretching and breathing. All poses are done in a chair to accommodate injuries and balance concerns.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Foam Rolling

Use a Foam Roller to realign your body and improve your posture. This class will stretch your muscles and tendons while also breaking down soft tissue adhesions and scar tissue. By using your own body weight and a cylindrical foam roller you can perform a self-massage or myofascial release, break up trigger points, and soothe tight fascia while increasing blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

MELT

Combines the benefits of MELT (Myfascial Energetic Length Technique) lengthening techniques with MELT core strengthening. Participants benefit from improved body alignment through the lengthening of connective tissue and strengthening of core muscles. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Pilates Fusion

A mind/body mat class designed to strengthen core muscles, enhance posture, improve flexibility, coordination and mental focus. Class also seeks to quiet the chatter of daily life and relieve stress.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Power Flow

This energetic Yoga class will move through all levels of yoga poses while focusing on improving your strength, range of motion, flexibility and balance. Familiarity with basic Yoga poses is recommended prior to taking this class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Sunrise Stretch

Start your morning off right with a full body static stretch class that includes all the major muscle groups, breathing and body awareness. Perfect preparation for your active day.

Start your morning off right with a full body static stretch class that includes all the major muscle groups, breathing and body awareness. Perfect preparation for your active day.

Stretch and Relax

Based on techniques used by dancers and athletes, you’ll learn how to properly and safely stretch your muscles. Increase your range of motion to improve the quality of your daily life. This class is done entirely on the floor and is appropriate for anyone who can lie down. Come enjoy learning how to truly relax.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Yoga Flow

Yoga for the fitness enthusiast! This fast paced class is designed to add strength and a broad range of flexibility, utilizing postures adapted from Hatha Yoga. Suitable for all levels.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Yoga Stretch

The focus of this class is relaxation, deep stretching and breathing. Incorporating the same principles of traditional Hatha Yoga, the poses used are meant to relax and calm the body and are easily modified to accommodate the participant who may experience physical limitations due to injury, fitness level and age.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Combination

20/20/20

This versatile class is designed to provide a total-body cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility training class all in one. The class may contain the following components: Step, Low Impact, Kickboxing, Body Shaping and Flexibility. Strength Circuit class had mostly weight drills mixed with simple, yet difficult cardiovascular exercises.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Cardio Sculpt

This class offers a full body workout with intervals of cardio and strength training. Bands, weights, barbells and body weight exercises are used in combination with multi-impact cardio.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Cardio Core and Stretch

30 minutes of Functional Core focused work using drills and intervals followed by Foam Roller Releases and Stretching.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Core and Stretch/Core, Balance and Stretch

This workout strengthens and firms your abdominal muscles and lower back while practicing balance and improving stability. Stretch through- out each movement.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Cycle Circuit

Cycle Circuit will move from the bike, track and TRX for a full body workout!

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Cycle Core and Stretch

A 45-minute ride followed by 30-minutes of core and deep stretching components for a complete, well-rounded program.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Cycle Express

Cycle Express is a shortened, 40 minute Cycling class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Fit Camp

This cross training series will take your workout to the next level and will include plyometrics, weight training, and functional fitness. All fitness levels welcome- modifications always shown.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Intervals

Incorporating intervals of cardiovascular exercises alternated with dynamic muscular strength exercises utilizing a variety of weight equipment, bands and your body weight. No class is ever the same. Your body will love the variety!

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

Kick-Butt and Guts

This is an interval based class where the cardio portions will be kickboxing and the strength intervals will focus on the lower body and core.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner.

Low and Sculpt

This class is designed to provide cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility training all in one. This 75-minute or 60-min class contains low-impact aerobics, enabling you to work on flexibility while also focusing on body shaping. Low portion is occasionally supplemented by Kickboxing Aerobics.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

MELT Core

MELT (Myfascial Energetic Length Technique) Core combines the benefits of the MELT lengthening techniques with other core strengthening methods, including some Pilates principles. MELT Core participants will benefit from improved body alignment through the lengthening of the connective tissues and strengthening of the core muscles. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

MELT Hand and Foot

MELT (Myfascial Energetic Length Technique) Hand and Foot eases pain and tension in your hands and feet, but extends to the next and lower back as well. Great for everybody, but ideal for those who cannot easily get onto the floor for the MELT foam roller classes. Appropriate for every fitness level.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale.

NIA Technique

Neuromuscular Integrative Action (NIA), a Body-Mind-Spirit Fitness Program that is a fusion of several forms: Martial Arts, Jazz and Modern Dance, and the Healing Arts set to an eclectic mix of music. NIA integrates these movements to deliver an effective cardiovascular aerobic workout with muscle conditioning, increased flexibility and balance. Designed for all ages and levels of fitness.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

PiYo/ PiYo Strength

PiYo™ is a unique class designed to build strength and gain flexibility using Pilates and Yoga practice as a base. If you love core conditioning and strength training - this class is for you!

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Knightdale, Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Pilates Yoga Fusion

This class focuses on lengthening the body and strengthening the core while eliciting the meditational and flexibility benefit of yoga.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

Sports Conditioning

This class consists of sport-specific circuit training. We combine basic aerobic movements with total body conditioning to yield a workout that is easy to follow and can be modified to your desired intensity level.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Garner, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh.

Total Body Conditioning

Combines cardio drills and muscle conditioning exercises to provide you with an efficient, full body workout! A variety of equipment will be used, so each class will offer a unique experience.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Zumba and Core

Zumba and Core adds a 15 minute core workout to the Zumba class.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield.

Zumba Sculpt

Zumba Sculpt adds weights to the Zumba class for a muscle building sequence.

Offered at Rex Wellness Center of Cary.

Aquatics

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