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.

Fall 2020 Group X Class Details

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

Participate in unlimited fitness classes all semester long by purchasing a Group X Pass for only $25. Stop by the SRC Welcome Desk to purchase your pass, or if taking classes remotely, call the SRC Welcome Desk at 419.372.2000 to purchase a pass over the phone. One-day or one-class passes are not offered.  

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

  • Purchase a $25 Group X pass at the SRC Welcome Desk and participate in unlimited fitness classes throughout fall.
  • Reservations are required for all in-person classes. Class reservation links and Zoom links are emailed to Group X members weekly.
  • No classes Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day).
  • Reduced schedule November 30 - December 11. Details available on this page at a later time.
  • Schedule is subject to change.
Day Class Time Instructor Location
Monday BODYPUMP 5:30 - 6:30 PM Nick Studio B
Monday Yoga
7 - 7:45 PM Theresa Zoom
Noon - 12:45 PM
Jodi Studio B
Tuesday Cycle 5:30 - 6:15 PM Demetria Studio A
Tuesday WERQ® Dance Fitness
7 - 7:45 PM Claire Zoom
Wednesday Cardio & Core Circuits Noon - 12:45 PM Maddi/Lauren SRC Lawn
Rain Site: Studio B
Wednesday Aqua Zumba 5:30 - 6:15 PM
Cooper Pool
Wednesday BODYPUMP 5:30 - 6:30 PM Nick Studio B
Thursday BODYPUMP Noon - 12:45 PM
Jodi Zoom
Thursday Yoga 5 - 5:45 PM
Kelsey Zoom
Thursday Hip Hop Cardio
6 - 6:45 PM
Lauren Studio B
Friday Yoga Noon - 12:45 PM
Theresa Zoom
Saturday Barre 10:15 - 11 AM
Sylvie Studio B
Saturday Yoga 11:15 - Noon
Sylvie Studio B
Sunday Hip Hop Fitness
5 - 5:45 PM
Janae Studio B
Sunday Buti Yoga 6 - 6:45 PM
Claire Zoom

Free #MOVE4YOURMOOD classes are offered September 1 - December 11.
Follow Falcon Fitness @BGSUFitness on Instagram to tune in to IG Live classes.
No classes on Monday, September 7 (Labor Day) and Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day).

Day Class Time Instructor Location
Monday Yoga as You Are 12:10 -12:50 PM
Caroline Zoom Link
Meeting ID:
812 8080 0159
Passcode: 416066
Tuesday Total Body Burn 6 - 6:30 PM
Lauren IG Live
Wednesday Yoga 5:15 - 5:45 PM
Kelsey IG Live
Strength Training Circuits
Noon - 12:30 PM Fitness Staff
IG Live

Virtual Older Adult Fitness Classes are offered through the BGSU Recreation and Wellness Older Adult Facebook Community Group. Request to join the group if you're not already a member! All classes are saved in the video section of this group allowing you to re-watch them at any time, and participate when your schedule allows.

Day Class
Time Instructor Location
Monday Strength Training 9 - 9:45 AM
Maddi/Karyn Facebook Live
Tuesday Aqua Fitness
7 - 7:45 AM
Kayla Cooper Pool
Registration required through SignUpGenius
Wednesday Strength Training
9 - 9:45 AM
Maddi/Karyn Perry Field House Track Room
Registration required through SignUpGenius
Thursday Aqua Fitness 7 - 7:45 AM
Kayla Cooper Pool
Registration required through SignUpGenius
SilverSneakers® Circuit 9 - 9:30 AM
Luke/Kayla Facebook Live
Friday Gentle Chair Yoga 9 - 9:30 AM
Rachel Facebook Live

Aqua Fitness Instructions

Course 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.


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


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! 
Cycle Circuits

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.


Challenge your body with high-intensity Interval training (HIIT)! This class uses a variety of equipment to complete a full body workout.  Exercise programming aims to increase caloric expenditure through bouts of high-intensity exercises followed by rest intervals. Workouts and class formatting change weekly to challenge and motivate participants.

Total Body Burn

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. 


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!

Buti Yoga

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

Restorative Yoga

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.

Yoga Flow

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.

Yoga for All

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!

Aqua 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.

Aqua Zumba®

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!

Hip Hop Fitness

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!  

WERQ Dance Fitness®

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!

Zumba® Step & Toning

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.

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!

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.

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.