Falcon Fitness

Let's Stay Active and Stay Well Together!

Results oriented Group X classes are a great way to achieve fitness goals while exercising in a fun, motivational environment. Our encouraging, certified fitness instructors are here to help you enhance your well-being by offering in-person and virtual fitness classes via Zoom.

Patrons and guests with disabilities are requested to indicate if special services, assistance, or appropriate modifications are needed to fully participate. Contact Accessibility Services at access@bgsu.edu or 419.372.8495 prior to the activity. 

Wellness Day - Wednesday, April 21: 11 AM - 1 PM

Outdoor on The Oaks Patio - (rain location: Student Recreation Center)

Event Highlights

  • Free healthy outdoor BBQ provided by Dining Services
  • Poker Walk
    • Participants can walk the distance of their choice - .5 mile or 1 mile walking path
    • At the end of their walk, participants draw their 5-card poker hand. The top 3 individuals with the best poker hand wins a prize. No prior knowledge of Poker is needed to participate.
  • Free chair massages
  • Adorable Therapy Dogs
  • Giveaways & Raffle prizes
  • Stress Management Resources
  • DIY flower pots

Free for faculty, staff and students. For more information, contact Karyn Smith at karync@bgsu.edu 419-372-9309.

Jan. 9 – April 23 | Group X Pass $15
Individual day passes are $5, but if you are going to join us for more than five classes this semester, a Group X Pass is a better deal. The Group X Pass grants you access to UNLIMITED fitness classes all semester long!

You can find the most up-to-date class schedule below and if you are a Group X member, you will also be emailed weekly with the schedule.

To participate, purchase a semester pass for just $25 or a one day pass for $5, reserve your spot for in-person classes, review our policies, and get ready for a great workout!

You can stop by the Student Recreation Center welcome desk to purchase your unlimited pass, or a $5 day pass.

Reservations are required for all in-person classes.

Class reservation links and Zoom invitations are emailed weekly to Group X pass holders.

General Information

Studio capacity limits and spacing that support physical distancing, along with cleaning protocols, good health practices, and additional policies are in force to provide the safest environment possible. Prior to attending a class, please review all the policies and helpful tips below. Group X participants are also responsible to observe all Student Recreation Center and Recreation and Wellness Policies.

Reservations are required. Group exercise classes are limited in size. Participants are required to make reservations for all in-person classes using SignUpGenius.

Physical Distancing

Markerings are located on the studio floors for participant placement. Please maintain at least six-foot distancing from others while enjoying your workout.

To reduce traffic outside of the studios, please do not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to class.

Separate entrances and exits for the studios are clearly marked. Please follow this flow while entering and exiting the spaces.

Enhanced Cleaning Protocols

Participants are expected to use the cleaning products provided to sanitize equipment before and after use. Sharing of exercise equipment is prohibited. 

Good Health Practice

Face coverings (properly covering the mouth and nose) are required throughout the facility and during fitness class participation.

Wash your hands or use the sanitation stations before and after class participation.

Conduct self-assessment and do not enter the facility if you are exhibiting symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19. 

Additional Tips

Arrive dressed and ready for class, as locker rooms are currently unavailable. Dress cool; per state guidelines, fans cannot be used in the studios.

Bring your own mat, workout towel and water bottle. If you are taking a yoga class, you are encouraged to bring your own mat, blocks & straps, as these items will not be provided in the studio.

Assumption of Risk

If you engage in the virtual exercise classes, 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 and discharge RecWell and all employees and/or successors from any and all claims of action, known or unknown, or arising out of RecWell’s negligence.

View all Recreation and Wellness Policies

Contact Maddi Stiles at madstil@bgsu.edu.


  • Regular programming will take place on Wellness Days throughout the semester
  • No classes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/18)
  • The schedule is subject to change
Day Class
Time Instructor Location
Monday BODYPUMP 5:30 - 6:30 PM Nick
Studio B
Tuesday BODYPUMP Noon - 12:45 PM
Studio B
Tuesday Cycle 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Demetria Studio A
Tuesday WERQ® 6:45 - 7:30 PM Claire Studio B
Aqua Zumba 5:30 - 6:15 PM DeeDee Cooper Pool
Wednesday BODYPUMP 5:30 - 6:30 PM Nick Studio B
STRONG 30 5:30 - 6 PM
Studio B
Thursday Hip Hop Cardio 6:15 - 7 PM Lauren Studio B
Friday HIIT 9 - 9:45 AM
Kayla Studio B
Friday Buti Yoga Noon - 12:45 PM Claire Studio B
Saturday Barre 10:15 - 11 AM
Studio B
Saturday Yoga 11:15 - Noon Sylvie Studio B

Free #MOVE4YOURMOOD classes are offered Jan. 11 - April 23! Follow @BGSURecWell on Instagram and @BGSUFitness on Instagram to tune in to IG Live classes.


  • Regular programming will take place on Wellness Days throughout the semester
  • No classes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/18)
  • The schedule is subject to change
Day Class Time Instructor Location
Monday Yoga as You Are 12:10 - 12:50 PM Caroline Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Monday Power Hour Yoga 5:30 - 6:30 PM Bryant Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Monday Yoga 6:30 - 7:15 PM Theresa Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Tuesday Total Body Burn 6 - 6:30 PM
Lauren IG Live @BGSURecWell
Wednesday Early Morning Yoga
9 - 9:45 AM Kelsey Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Wednesday Yoga Noon - 12:45 PM
Kelsey IG Live @BGSURecWell
Wednesday Power Hour Yoga 5:30 - 6:30 PM Bryant Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Thursday BODYPUMP Noon - 12:45 PM Jodi Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Thursday Yoga 7 - 8 PM
Kelsey Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Strength Training Circuits
Noon - 12:30 PM Luke
IG Live @BGSURecWell
Sunday Meditative Yoga 5:30 - 6:30 PM Bryant Register HERE  for Zoom Link
Sunday Yoga 6:30 - 7:15 PM Theresa Register HERE  for Zoom Link

Jan. 11 – April 30 | Registration Required | FREE


Day Class
Time Instructor Location
Monday Aqua Power
7 - 7:45 AM Kayla V.
Cooper Pool
Monday SilverSneakers® Circuit 9 - 9:30 AM Luke Facebook Live
Monday Aqua Fitness
9 - 9:45 AM
Kayla K. Andrews Pool
Tuesday SilverSneakers® Splash 7:30 - 8:15 AM
Julia Cooper Pool
Tuesday Strength Training
9 - 9:45 AM
Karyn/Maddi Perry Field House Track Room
Wednesday Aqua Power
7 - 7:45 AM Kayla V.
Cooper Pool
Wednesday Aqua Fitness
9 - 9:45 AM Kayla K.
Andrews Pool
Tuesday SilverSneakers® Splash 7:30 - 8:15 AM
Julia Cooper Pool
Thursday Strength Training
9 - 9:45 AM
Karyn/Maddi Facebook Live
Friday Gentle Chair Yoga 9 - 9:30 AM
Rachel Facebook Live

Fees for 16-week classes

Class SilverSneakers, Renew Active, and AARP Medicare Supplement Plan Holders
SRC Member Non-SRC Member
Aqua Power
Complimentary, no charge $25
Aqua Fitness
Complimentary, no charge $25 $100
SilverSneakers® Splash Complimentary, no charge $25 $100
Strength Training
Complimentary, no charge $15 $50


Class Descriptions

The classes listed below are typically offered at some point during the calendar year, and not all are offered every semester. The necessity for physical distancing and other health and safety protocols established to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 may inhibit the ability to consider some of these formats at this time.

Strength Classes

Build strength with this dance, Pilates, and functional fitness fusion class. Barre offers a little bit of everything; including planks, pulses, holds, and unique euipment to ensure a whole body, kick-butt workout!

Love music and weight-lifting? Check out this high-energy weight lifting class to build lean, toned muscles. This class challenges you with a full body workout using high repetitions paired with light to moderate weights to burn calories, tone muscles quickly, and gain strength. Trained instructors keep you motivated, educated, and inspired to come back for more! 

Learn More about BodyPump

BODYPUMP™ - Transform your body with a breakthrough in resistance workout training, focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements to challenge all major muscle groups. Burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning during squats, presses, lifts and curls. With great music, a choice of weight and highly-trained instructors, you can get the results you’ve been looking for!

  • Improves strength and general fitness
  • Shape and tone muscles
  • Protects bones and joints
  • Up to 800 repetitions each workshop
  • Feel confident and GET IN SHAPE FAST!

Cycle your way to increased cardiovascular fitness! This 45-minute class focuses on increasing strength and improving your cardiovascular system. Work your way through hills, jumps, sprints, and climbs with high-energy music to become a stronger you!

Check out Cycle and Core for all these benefits plus a distinct focus on strengthening the core! 

Try this awesome fusion class to incorporate the benefits of cycling and exercise circuits all in one class! Set to high-energy music, challenge, and strengthen your entire body with cycle circuits, and off-bike exercises.

An interval training-based workout that works the full body with every class. With a rotating array of exercises and intervals this workout will always be changing and keeping you on your toes! 

Looking for total body strength and cardio in one class? Total Body Burn is the class for you! Try this High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) circuit class designed to deliver a fun, calorie burning sweat session. The class utilizes body weight, exercise equipment, and cardio moves for a total body workout. The exercise equipment utilized includes: free weights, kettlebells, and TRX® suspension training equipment. 

innovative gym classesAn innovative exercise tool that helps build lean muscle, boost metabolism, tighten the core and increase endurance. This is a body weight workout that encourages "All Core All the Time!" 


  • Functional
  • Maximize training time
  • Weight bearing
  • Improve balance
  • Increase core strength
  • Unlimited versatility
  • IT’S FUN!!!

When TRX classes are offered they are included on the Group X schedule and additional fees do not apply! Purchase a Group X pass at the Student Recreation Center or Perry Field House Welcome Desk. TRX® Suspension Training is held in the Functional Training Zone.

Falcon Fitness offers private, individualized TRX® Suspension Training. Prices are based on personal training fees.  

For More Information Contact Karyn Smith at 419.372.9309 or karync@bgsu.edu

Change the way you train! Learn more at www.trxtraining.com.

Looking for it all in one class? This versatile high-intensity interval training class combines the calorie-blasting ideals of cardio circuit training while developing a strong body along the way. This class utilizes TRX® suspension training equipment and other equipment to get your sweat on and strengthen your entire body in 45-minutes!

Mind & Body Classes

This class provides a fresh, dynamic twist to your usual yoga experience. Try Buti Yoga for a fun, empowering class that combines power yoga with cardio-intensive West African dance moves and primal movement to sculpt long, lean muscles. Leave class feeling proud, strong, and sweaty.

Learn more about Buti Yoga

An hour-long class that combines meditation and yin styles for a calming class. We will be using simple stretches while utilizing the breath in order to keep the mind calm.  

A one-hour, upbeat vinyasa flow with lots of modifications for all levels of yogis! We will start and end each class with calming stretches, combined with an exercising flow in the middle for a great balance of work and rest.  

A slow-paced yoga class including passive stretches such as light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest. All levels are welcome. Enjoy this specialty yoga class to feel like a better version of YOU!

This class leads you through a variety of yoga and balance poses to increase strength and flexibility in a serene environment. Yoga allows you to strengthen your body and mind, and leaves you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.

Love Yoga, but want to focus more on practicing "flow" through energetic and mindful movement? Yoga Flow is your class. This format includes traditional yoga techniques, such as postures (asanas) and breath work (pranayama), and is designed to increase your strength and flexibility through a low-impact workout to help you experience a sense of fluid motion while encouraging gratitude, balance, and a serene mind-body connection.

Discover flexibility and build strength in this yoga class for EVERYONE, especially those brand new to yoga and seasoned practitioners. We will use props to explore how to align the poses with your body. Expect to laugh, work, and rest--have it all in Yoga for All! Instructor, Amanda Rzicznek, enthusiastically approaches teaching yoga with an open heart, acute attention to alignment, and a sense of humor. A lover of writing and literature, she teaches full-time in BGSU's English Department too!

Choreographed Fitness

This shallow water aqua class combines cardio and strength training that is low impact and easy on the joints. Instructors guide you through various exercises while utilizing aqua equipment and resistance from the water to provide a fun, full body workout! All fitness levels welcome.

Join Falcon Fitness for a “pool” party! This aqua class integrates a cardio dance formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. This fun dance class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that is cardio conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, enjoyable!

A dance-based class that combines cardio and dance moves to change up your workout. Enjoy choreographed dances and some strength pieces as well to make this a full body class! 

Tired of the elliptical? Try this dance cardio class to keep you moving, sweating, and grooving. This class incorporates hip hop elements of dance fitness with traditional cardio moves for a high-energy, calorie burning class that leaves you feeling fierce, sweaty, and strong!

STRONG 30 (TM) combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation for a fun, full-body workout for any fitness level!

WERQ® is a fiercely fun dance fitness workout class based on pop, rock, and hip-hop music taught by Certified Fitness Professionals. The signature WERQ® warmup previews the dance steps used throughout class, so you’ll feel rockstar-ready by the end of class! The signature WERQ™ cool-down focuses on balance and yoga inspired poses to help the body stretch effectively after WERQing it.  

Learn more about WERQ

Join the Falcon Fitness Dance party! Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a high-energy, calorie blasting, total body cardio dance workout. It provides a great mix of Latin flavor and international beats designed to tone and sculpt your entire body while dancing your workout away!

Enjoy a twist to traditional step aerobics! Try this class to discover the powerful combination of step aerobics with lightweights to tone your muscles. This is an excellent cross-training class for all fitness levels.