Penn State Hershey University Fitness Center

Free Classes

UFC members may take these classes on a walk-in basis.  Neither registration nor payment is required.  These classes are intended to offer a variety of fitness workouts at the beginner to intermediate level.  Those who want to participate at a more demanding pace may do so at their own discretion as long as they do so without disrupting the intent of the class.

  • Ballet Barre: Get the look of a dancer with ballet based moves and postures.  This class will utilize light weights, small motions, and a person’s body weight to sculpt inner and outer thighs, abs, chest, arms, and back.  No dance experience needed.
  • Body Combat: An explosive and powerful mixed martial arts-inspired group fitness class with intense cardio and whole-body workout and toning.  Sharing moves derived from Boxing, Kickboxing, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai,  Capoeira, and Jiu Jitsu all set to fun and empowering music.
  • Boot Camp: Military inspired moves will provide a total body work out.  All exercises will be provided with several modifications to accommodate a range of participant abilities.  All fitness levels are welcome!
  • Cardio Cycling: Ride may include hills, jumps, flat roads, and a possible sprint to the finish line
  • Cardio Freestyle: Mixed hi-lo and athletic sport style
  • Fitness YogaThis is a flowing athletic yoga-style fitness workout
  • High Intensity Interval Training: High intensity and rest intervals using studio equipment
  • Insanity: High Intensity Interval Training style intense cardio class
  • MET-Reset: This provides a one-two punch to RESET your metabolism.  Kathy and class participant Louise Albrecht, RD, will take you through a challenging interval training workout, and secondly support you to make positive, healthy eating choices.
  • Muscle MovesCalisthenics and studio weight training for overall conditioning.  The last part of class may focus on stability and balance work.
  • TurboKick: Kickboxing
  • Zumba®:  What workout?  Join the dance party!  Lorena’s class tends to be higher impact and quicker pace.