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Fitness

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Special Programs

Our UNCG Fitness leadership team can offer a special program to your department or organization free of charge. Please see all program offerings below. To apply for a special program complete the Special Program Request Form two weeks prior to the event and submit to ifitness@uncg.edu. *A minimum of 5 participants is REQUIRED for a program. If minimum quota is not met an administrative fee will be charged.

Choose from one of these programs

Group Fitness

Health/Fitness

  • Exercise 101 – This session discusses the definition of fitness, components of fitness and how students can take advantage of the Student Recreation Center for their fitness needs.
  • Trends in Fitness – This workshop discusses the trends in the fitness industry.
  • Stress Management – There are many times in our lives when stress can be difficult to manage. This workshop teaches participants strategies in dealing with stress.

Yoga, Pilates and Mind/Body

  • Pilates focuses on lengthening and stretching the entire body while focusing on core stabilization and breathing.
  • Yoga involves flowing movements and poses that focuses on strength, endurance and flexibility.
  • In a meditation workshop participants will learn what meditation is, how to practice and experience a few meditation exercises.

Other

  • We are open to any ideas or suggestions you may have to fit your club/organization and their needs.

Requirement

  • Reserve a space prior to applying
  • Must apply 2 weeks prior to event date
  • Complete the Special Program Request Form completely and include an alternate date
  • There is a 24 hour cancellation policy
  • Must have a minimum of 5 participants

Download this PDF: Fitness Special Program Request Form

Service Learning Project

Purpose
To expose K-12 students to lifelong physical activity and movements other than traditional sports by teaching group fitness classes such as Yoga, Dance Fitness and Boot Camp.

Benefits for Everyone

For UNCG Instructors and Personal Trainers

• Communication skills

• Presentation skills

• Organization and time management skills

• Instilling civic responsibility

For K-12 Students

• Learning the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle

• Improves self-esteem

• Understanding healthy behaviors

Schools We Have Visited

Ben L. Smith High School
Morehead Elementary
Northern Guilford Middle School
Brooks Elementary
Global Elementary

If your school is interested in participating in this program or would like more information please contact Sarah Cheffy at ifitness@uncg.edu.

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