Aerobic Classes at The Lifestyle Center

Exciting Ways to Get Your Cardio Exercise in Visalia

Aerobic classes are a great way to get started on your fitness journey, change up your routine, or simply increase your stamina, endurance, and energy. The Lifestyle Center offers workouts for all levels of fitness with no prior knowledge or experience needed. Our certified and professional instructors will coach you through each exercise move, demonstrate proper form, and provide feedback on your technique to reduce the risk of injury. The motivation, camaraderie, and fun you experience while taking an aerobics class will help prevent boredom and keep you on track to achieving your health and fitness goals.

Classes We Offer

Over 80 group exercise classes are offered each week at our Visalia fitness center, using our two exercise studios equipped with state-of-the-art aerobic floor and stereo equipment. Classes range from beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels and are included with membership. Monthly class schedules with times, days, location, and class descriptions are available at the control desk located in the facility.

Class Descriptions

All classes are 55 minutes unless otherwise noted. These classes require participants to be on time. For safety reasons, you will not be permitted to participate in Yoga or Pilates if more than 5 minutes late. Please be considerate and refrain from entering scheduled classes while in session.

Our classes include:

  • 20/20: This program is a total body workout open to all fitness levels. It combines cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and core training to help your body increase strength and endurance on a complete level
  • Barre Above This format fuses the best of pilates, yoga, aerobic and elements of strengthening exercises that dancers utilize. Barre Above delivers a result driven workout that is not only fun and dynamic, but will sculpt your body into amazing shape!
  • Box/ Barre This class fuses a Box and Kick cardiovascular segment with Barre exercises.
  • Breathing Easy (Pulmonary Rehab Phase II): Following graduation from phase I Pulmonary Rehab, or with admission via doctor’s referral, you can proceed with guided, monitored exercise beneficial for pulmonary patients with the help of our professionally trained staff
  • Circuit Step: Get cardio and strength exercise through alternating intervals of 3-5 minutes of stepping followed by 1-3 minute intervals of weight resistance training
  • Circuit Strength: This circuit class uses a combination of athletic and dynamic movements to provide a workout for people of all fitness levels. Work at your own pace while pursuing an aerobic workout that also includes elements of muscular endurance
  • Cycle/ Core: Cycling class that includes a cardiovascular and endurance segment and ends with core training
  • F. I. T. (Fitness Interval Training): Get a workout for your entire body with F.I.T., which combines strength training with cardiovascular intervals. This class will focus on challenging balance, stability, and core strength while using various equipment like gliders, resist-a-balls, and BOSU balls. Consider this class if you are looking to strengthen and condition your core
  • Flex-N-Tone: Looking for a full body weight resistance workout? This class utilizes variations of advanced props and equipment to tone and sculpt the entire body. It is appropriate for just about any fitness or skill level
  • Functional Fusion: A self-progressive class focusing on development of the upper and lower extremities, body positions, movement skills, core strengthening, flexibility, stability, and balance. Perfect for anyone wanting to improve basic conditioning and strength
  • Healthy Heart (Cardiac Rehab Phase III): Following graduation from cardiac rehab Phase II, or with admission via doctor’s referral, cardiac rehab patients and other members with special cardiovascular needs can attend this class to increase their heart health. It includes a blood pressure check, stretching, choice of cardiovascular exercise, and weight resistance exercises. A fitness evaluation is required prior to participating in this class
  • Instructor’s Choice: This class incorporates a wide variety of aerobic and strength training activities. The instructor will choose from the following formats: R.I.P.P.E.D, P.U.M.P, 20/20/20, Tabata, Circuit or Box-N-Kick
  • Jiu-Jitsu: Interested in learning self-defense while getting a great workout? Jiu-jitsu is martial art which emphasizes techniques such as balance, leverage, deflecting attacks, maintaining proper positioning, and escaping holds
  • Junior Jiu-Jitsu: Children ages 5 – 15 years can attend this class to learn the basic fundamental techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with an emphasis on improving balance, flexibility, coordination, and cardiovascular capacity
  • Karate: Attend this class to learn Kenbudokan Goju Ryu — a traditional martial art that stresses body conditioning, self-defense, self-confidence, and self-discipline
  • Kids Karate: This kids’ program teaches fundamental self-defense techniques in a game-oriented atmosphere
  • Line Dancing: Learn a fun new skill without the need of a partner. In this class, your instructor will explain popular line dances and help you improve your basic footwork and rhythm
  • Low Impact: Start slow in aerobics with this lower intensity class for those just starting or resuming aerobic activities
  • Osteo-Pilates: Improve strength, balance, and flexibility by coordination of breath and movement. This class is designed to aid in the prevention of osteoporosis, and is good for beginners to intermediate levels. It is safe for those with osteoporosis. Please note, you will not be permitted to enter this class if more than five minutes late
  • Pilates Mat: Learn how to achieve fitness and flexibility with this mat class emphasizing Pilates principles and exercise. This class’s pace and exercise accommodates more advanced abilities. Props may be used to enhance the workout. Please note, you will not be permitted to enter this class if more than five minutes late
  • PIYO: A combination of Pilates and Yoga, this exercise helps make use of the muscle-building and toning advantages of Pilates while enhancing flexibility, strength, and mobility of Yoga. This low-impact class can help burn fat and improve muscle definition
  • Plyojam: Plyojam is an innovative dance fitness format that provides the intensity level comparable to that of an insanity workout but remains the fun, hip hop dance class that you crave. By combining interval training with a choreographed workout, you’ll leave this class feeling energized and confident!
  • R.I.P. (Reps – Integration – Power): RIP is a free weight workout which incorporates functional movement and strength training for both men and women. Free weights help challenge each muscle group during this motivating exercise format
  • Senior Fitness: For those looking for a lower intensity aerobics class, our senior fitness class can help achieve fitness for seniors or those with limited physical abilities
  • Sit-N-Be Fit: In this sitting 30 minute class, individuals with limiting physical conditions can improve their strength and flexibility while also adopting the healthy habits and attitudes for fun and fitness
  • Spinning: Get your heart rate up and your sweat on with this cardiovascular endurance class that uses a stationary cycle. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels as intensity is individually controlled
  • Spin-Circuit: Combine stationary cycling with intervals of weight resistance training for an unbeatable full-body workout
  • Steady Steps: Improve strength and fitness to help the body’s different balance systems. Our instructors help you perform specialized movements in a circuit format that focus on using balance and coordination.
  • Tai Chi & Tai Chi Basics: This ancient art has been shown to have significant beneficial impact on the heart, bones, nerves, muscles, immune system, and the mind. Tai Chi uses structure, flexibility, fluidity, and power
  • Think Fit: This senior circuit class will include group functional exercises that incorporate flexibility, stamina, balance, coordination, muscular strength, and cardiovascular endurance. All fitness levels are welcome
  • TLC Afterschool Kidz Klub: Register your child from age 5 – 12 for fun activities and games that help them have a fun time exercising. To learn more about registration, call the Activities Department at (559) 624-3416
  • Yoga: Give your body a boost in strength and flexibility with this 75-minute class of specific Hatha style yoga. Our instructors incorporate different poses to explore the inner structures of the body, mind, and spirit. Please note, you will not be permitted to enter this class if more than five minutes late
  • Zumba: Have fun learning to dance to Latin and other international music with routines featuring interval training principles set to fast and slow rhythms. Consider this class to help tone and sculpt the body and maximize fat burning potential

Group Exercise Etiquette

At The Lifestyle Center, we strive to make sure each one of our members has a pleasant, positive experience. By observing the following guidelines when attending a group exercise class, you can help our workout remain rewarding and enjoyable.

To ensure all group exercise classes remain free from hindrances and distractions:

  • Please be on time. Warming up is important to avoid injury. If you arrive late, please warm up prior to entering the class
  • Please be considerate of other’s exercise space. Avoid crowding in front of a member who has arrived in class before you
  • Please keep conversation to a minimum. It’s important to listen to the instructors for guidance and safety concerns
  • Refrain from entering the studio before the preceding class has finished
  • Please refrain from setting up spin bikes or other equipment more than 15 minutes prior to class.
  • We strongly suggest that you do not use hand weights during the aerobic portion of class. Weights increase strain on the heart and can cause ligament and joint damage when used during rapid motions
  • Please wear appropriate attire. Shirts, shorts, sweat suits, leotards, workout tights and non-marking athletic shoes must be worn in all areas of The Lifestyle Center at all times. Open toed shoes such as sandals, jeans or cutoffs are not permitted. Clothing that is determined to be profane, offensive or distasteful is prohibited and may be required to be changed/removed while using the facility
  • Please refrain from eating or drinking in the aerobic studios. Water bottles are acceptable
  • Please avoid wearing cologne or perfume to class