Penn State Hershey University Fitness Center

Seasonal Workshops & Special Class Options

Seasonal WorkshopsLearn new techniques and skills in these special focus workshops or special classes that may include yoga, Pilates, resistance training, or more without the long term commitment of a multi-week program.

Dance for Parkinson’s

  • October 3 – November 21
  • Fridays
  • 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This class empowers people with Parkinson’s disease to explore movement in ways that are stimulating and creative by focusing on key principles related to dance from instilling confidence to breaking isolation, stimulating mental activity, to increasing spatial awareness, it is wonderful movement to music.  Classes are open to persons with Parkinson’s disease, their families, friends, and care partners.  Not sure if this is right for you?  You are welcome to simply join us on October 3 to become familiar with the facility, meet the instructors, and experience a mini-session.

For more information about the program or to register please contact Shari Vegso-Wilson, Director of Susquehanna Dance Center and Artistic Director for COBALT Dance Company, at (717)676-9039, via email at, or visit their website.


Facility OverviewNew to Cycling?  Get on the Bike Workshops

  • October 4: 9:45 – 10:30 AM
  • November 19: 6:30 – 7:15 PM
  • Free for UFC Members, $10 for non-members and registration is required
  • Online Registration

Ideal for beginners or those looking to review their form and technique.  This 45 minute workshop will cover the following information:

  • What to wear to a cycle class?  How to make your ride most enjoyable and comfortable.
  • Cycling shoes:  What is the difference between athletic shoes and cycling shoes?
  • Setting up your bike.  Your instructor will customize your bike to fit you best.
  • Review of cycling class positions and pedal technique.