Fitness

fitness studio in the ARC

Fitness Announcements:

  • Group fitness classes are offered LIVE on Zoom! Read more about registration.
  • Save the Date! July 12, 2021 at 10am we'll be offering an IN-PERSON yoga class outside on the sports field.
  • See below for the Summer 2021 Group Fitness Schedule!
  • Follow us on Instagram @arc_fitwell to stay-up-to date on group fitness class information
  • Interested in becoming a Fitness Instructor of being a Fitness Center Attendant? Apply here or send an email to Jessica at jelsaid@uw.edu

Group Fitness 

Group fitness offers free cutting-edge services for enrolled students at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College. With many different class types offered throughout the week every quarter, there is something for everyone!

Join us online!

Join the ARC Fitness Instructors for FREE virtual fitness classes! All you have to do is enter the Meeting ID for the live Zoom classes. Learn how to join from anywhere.

If there is a schedule change or cancellation, it will be communicated via Instagram and on this page under Fitness Announcements

What to keep in mind while working out with us:

  • Move your furniture around to give yourself space to move
  • Use a mat, towel, rug, or carpet when following along with yoga or strength classes
  • If you don't have yoga props:
    • use a towel or folded blanket instead of a bolster
    • use books instead of blocks
    • use a scarf, towel, or long sleeve shirt instead of a strap

Contact

Jessica Elsaid, Program Manager of Fitness

  • Email: jelsaid@uw.edu
  • Phone: 425-352-3828

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Online Group Fitness classes

Our weekly Group fitness classes include modifications for all levels and all abilities to ensure that everyone can take a step toward meeting their fitness goals. Our certified instructors are top-quality, providing a workout experience that is sure to leave you wanting more!

Please read the disclaimer statement  prior to your work out. Group fitness classes will start on Monday, June 21st. 

  • Monday from 10:00-10:45am: Yoga with Julianna
    • On Monday, July 12th, this class will be offered in-person on the sports field.
  • Wednesday from 10:00-10:45am: Yoga with Saskia
  • Friday from 12:00-12:45pm: Yoga with Olivia
  • Stay tuned for more in-person classes!

Class registration & Zoom sign-in information

Please arrive 5-10 minutes to the scheduled class time on Zoom. To sign in: enter the meeting ID: 872-552-5969


Class types & descriptions

  • Core & More: 30 quick minutes of core conditioning, focusing on the muscular endurance of your abdominals, obliques, and lower back- all levels welcome!
  • Cycle: Combination of sprints, jumps, and climbs on a bike; this class is a fun and challenging indoor cycling workout. Remember your water and towel!
  • Dance Choreography: Unique, fun choreography to some of today's top hits all while breaking a sweat. No dance experience necessary! Previously called Hip Hop.
  • Full Body Strength: a 30 or 45-minute full body strength focused workout using only body weight. Options for all levels are provided!
  • High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): HIIT class is a 45-minute total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.
  • Lower Body Burn: Feel the muscles of your lower body, including glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and calves, working in this 45-minute muscle conditioning workout.
  • Slow Flow Yoga: Slow flow classes help you find the space between poses while incorporating a gently rhythm of a yoga class. If you're looking for a calming class focusing on gentle flowing movements, passive poses, and supported poses, this class is for you!
  • Yoga: A perfect blend of stretching, strengthening, and relaxation all at once to free your mind from the stressors of the day. All levels are welcome and invited!
  • Power Yoga: A faster paced yoga class that will challenge the body and the mind. This class will get your heart beating with strengthening poses and is designed to focus on your breath and its relationship to the pose. There will be modifications provided and all levels are welcome!

Recorded Virtual Fitness Classes Library

Want to get an idea of what our classes are like? Can't make it to one of our live classes? Check out a sample of our classes below, listed by class type.

Yoga

  • Coming soon!

HIIT

  • Coming soon!

Lower Body Burn

  • Coming soon!

ARC Fitness Disclaimer

Your health and well-being are important to us at the Activities & Recreation Center within the UWB & CC community. The purpose of this disclaimer and notice is to make you conscious of the potential risks connected with activity in any exercise, physical fitness, or training program, to help you make an informed decision as to whether or not you should participate in these types of activities. The ARC recommends that you obtain a comprehensive physical examination and consult with a licensed physician before beginning this or any exercise program. When participating in this exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release the instructor, the Activities & Recreation Center, University of Washington Bothell, and Cascadia College from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising from the use of this video.