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Flex Fitness

Thursday

Feb. 2

Staff Yoga

12:05PM–1:00PM

Creative Movement/Improv

7:15PM–8:10PM

Hip Hop

7:15PM–8:10PM

Flex Fitness is a commitment-free way to jump in on select fitness classes.

Join in on your favourite class, test out a new program, or drop in when it is convenient for you—at just $15 per class, you can’t go wrong. Open to everyone, Flex Fitness only applies to select registered programs.

View the Flex Fitness schedule and programs.

Contact

Questions about Flex fitness at Vikes Active Living?

Email: vikesrec@uvic.ca

Location

Flex fitness programs take place in the studios on the upper floor of CARSA. Check individual program details for exact location. View map.

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Schedule
(Jan. 23 – Mar. 12)
(upcoming for Mar. 20 – Apr. 30)

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Mon.

Dance Strength & Stretch

12:05PM–1:00PM

Gwynne Studio
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Yoga for the Inflexible

5:15PM–6:10PM

NIke Serenity Studio
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Dance Technique

7:15PM–8:10PM

Gwynne Studio
Register

 

Tue.

TRX HIIT

9:00AM–9:55AM

TRX Studio
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Foundations of Contemporary

9:00AM–9:55AM

Nike Serenity Studio
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Beginner Yoga

5:15PM–6:10PM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Wed.

Morning Flow

7:30AM–8:25AM

Nike Serentiy Studio
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Beginner Zumba

12:15PM–1:00PM

Gwynne Studio
Register

 

Yoga Jam

5:15PM–6:10PM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Beginner Ballet

7:15PM–8:10PM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Thu.

Staff Yoga

12:05PM–1:00PM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Creative Movement/Improv

7:15PM–8:10PM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Hip Hop

7:15PM–8:10PM

Gwynne Studio
Register

 

Fri.

Beginner Zumba

12:15PM–1:00PM

Gwynne Studio
Register

 

Sat.

Power Yoga

9:00AM–9:55AM

Nike Serenity Studio
Register

 

Sun.

This schedule is for the next term/session of programs beginning March 20. Please note this schedule is subject to change.

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Note: There are no programs on Jan. 2, Feb. 20, Apr. 7, Apr. 10, May 22, Jul. 3, Aug. 7 due to holidays.

Programs

Find something you like? Register for the program and we will see you there! Valid receipt or confirmation is required for entry to the class.

YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Beginner Ballet

Beginner Ballet

$15

The posture, flexibility, fitness and balance of ballet are the foundation of all dance forms. It provides grace, poise, and technique. Express the emotion of music through lines that are traditional and based in technique. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations.

Beginner - If you and your body don't know what a tendu is, but you've always wanted to explore the artistry and physical benefits of dance, this class is for you! No experience necessary.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Julia H.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Wednesday at 7:15PM–8:10PM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Beginner Yoga

Beginner Yoga

$15

New to Yoga? No problem! This program is designed for the beginner with NO prior Yoga experience. Learn the foundational postures to create more flexibility and comfort in the body. Postures will be broken down to show proper alignment, breath and core control.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Mahbubeh S.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Tuesday at 5:15PM–6:10PM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Beginner Zumba

Beginner Zumba

$15

A quick dance workout that is meant for newbies who are not familiar with Zumba classes and/or people that want to improve their technique to have an even better work out and prevent injury. No dance background or experience required.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Samantha A.
Location: Gwynne Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Friday at 12:15PM–1:00PM • Wednesday at 12:15PM–1:00PM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Creative Movement/Improv

Creative Movement/Improv

$15

Need stress relief or relaxation? Look no further! This dance class is beneficial for anyone needing a break from their stressors.

Come promote feel good movement and let your creativity soar.

All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment:

Instructor: Aunjelica W.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Thursday at 7:15PM–8:10PM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Dance Strength & Stretch

Dance Strength & Stretch

$15

Strengthen the muscles that are important for proper dance posture and technique. Gain flexibility and range of motion to execute dance movements with more ease and confidence. For all dance levels.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment:

Instructor: Karli K.
Location: Gwynne Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Monday at 12:05PM–1:00PM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Dance Technique

Dance Technique

$15

Work on and develop your basic dance technique through across the floor, combinations, stretch, strengthening and conditioning. Dance Technique will build upon your dance background while adding more to your knowledge by learning fun and challenging new dance moves. All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Karli K.
Location: Gwynne Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Monday at 7:15PM–8:10PM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Foundations of Contemporary

Foundations of Contemporary

$15

Come work on basic movement patterns and strengthening your skills in contemporary. Follow that by working on collaborative choreography. Build confidence and creativity in dance. All abilities welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment:

Instructor: Flora W.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Tuesday at 9:00AM–9:55AM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Hip Hop

Hip Hop

$15

Explore the world of hip hop music through a combination of street style dance with a touch of stomp, funk and pop.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment:

Instructor: Hiroko M.
Location: Gwynne Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Thursday at 7:15PM–8:10PM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Morning Flow

Morning Flow

$15

Wake your body gently with invigorating sun salutations to bring energy to your day. Flow from one energizing asana to another while linking each movement with your breath. Open your heart, shoulders, hips and back while strengthening and toning your core, arms and legs. All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Tamu M.
Location: Nike Serentiy Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Wednesday at 7:30AM–8:25AM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Power Yoga

Power Yoga

$15

Ignite your internal fire and sweat out stress! This fun, flowing yoga class will energize the body and focus the mind. Utilizing balance, strength and focus, learn to flow from posture to posture with ease. Explore invigorating standing sequences, fun arm balances for strength, back bending for flexibility, and dynamic core strengthening and stabilizing as you flow with your breath. All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Adrienne B.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Saturday at 9:00AM–9:55AM

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NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Staff Yoga

Staff Yoga

$15

UVic Staff and Faculty can take time to enjoy a stretch, reduce stress and renew energy. Novice participants will be introduced to relaxation through the basic practice of Hatha Yoga postures. Continuing participants will benefit from advanced forms of basic postures. All fitness levels welcome. Only open to UVic Staff and Faculty.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Michaela I.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Thursday at 12:05PM–1:00PM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - TRX HIIT

TRX HIIT

$15

TRX HIIT will torch calories doing heart pumping cardio while working every angle of your arms and back. This super-charged combo class of strength and cardio is guaranteed to increase your fitness. Your core will thank you. All fitness levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Tahara H.
Location: TRX Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Tuesday at 9:00AM–9:55AM

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YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Yoga for the Inflexible

Yoga for the Inflexible

$15

Feeling stiff and stressed from a long day at the office? This class helps ease the tension in your body and mind. Stretch tight areas such as shoulders, hips, hamstrings, and the low back as we let go of the demands of the day and rest in the present moment. Increase flexibility and prioritize your health. You will leave feeling refreshed and renewed! All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Mahbubeh S.
Location: NIke Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Monday at 5:15PM–6:10PM

Register

YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Vikes registered fitness programs - Yoga Jam

Yoga Jam

$15

Come enjoy challenging and creative sequences with a focus on core strength. Hip opening, shoulder mobility, glute strengthening and more! Expect playful, upbeat playlists to help decompress from the day! All levels welcome.

Youth: 14+ years

Equipment: Please bring your own mat.

Instructor: Nicole L.
Location: Nike Serenity Studio
Dates: January 16 – March 12
Time: Wednesday at 5:15PM–6:10PM

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All prices valid as of September 1, 2022. All prices include GST.

Please review the Vikes Athletics and Recreation policies and fitness policies before participating in our flex fitness programs.

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