Faculty/Staff Fitness Schedule and Descriptions

The fitness class portion of the IWU Wellness program provides group fitness class opportunities to faculty, staff, retirees, and their immediate family members free of charge and at convenient times before work, over the lunch hour and immediately following the workday.

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Class Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:15pm MatFusion Yoga & MatFusion Functional Training Yoga Walking Group
4:45 PM Zumba & Yoga Strength & Stretch Zumba & Yoga Strength & Stretch -

Employees may view Release Time Program information here.

Class Descriptions


The journey that is yoga begins with this class as you learn (or review) basic asanas (postures). You will practice breath work and meditation in a relaxing environment while building strength, increasing flexibility and improving balance. This gentle class will be tailored to meet the needs of the individual yogis.


ZUMBA is a fun, Latin inspired dance fitness class that is taking the world by storm! The class incorporates exciting and unique Latin moves and rhythms into an effective fitness system. ZUMBA allows you to dance your way to a fitter you in a friendly party-like atmosphere!

Functional Training

This class will introduce the concept of functional training and teach exercises that will not only increase muscular strength and endurance, but also improve balance, agility and stamina by mimicking everyday movement patterns. Various training systems and modalities will be explored including resistance bands and free weights, with an emphasis on safety through proper execution.

Strength and Stretch

This strength circuit class incorporates single and multi-joint resistance exercises for all the major muscle groups using body weight, dumbbells and much more. The class will finish with progressive stretching for improved flexibility.