Athletic Centres at St James Campus and Casa Loma Campus each include a fitness centre, single gymnasium, fitness studio, locker rooms with showers, and an athletic therapy clinic.

Fitness Classes

Looking to meet new people and engage in a group fitness activity? Every semester a series of fitness class are available at both St. James Campus and Casa Loma Campus!

The goal of our Group Exercise Program is to provide you with professional instruction and safe, effective, well-balance and fun workouts. All of our classes are run by high-quality certified fitness & aerobics instructors and are one hour in duration. We offer a variety of classes that focus on cardiovascular conditioning, strength and conditioning and mind-body awareness and are geared towards all levels of fitness.

Classes operate on an 8-week cycle and participants must register for the entire block by the registration deadline each semester. Drop-in trial access is not available for these core classes.

Exception: Intro to Fitness is a 45-minute drop-in class at St James Campus led by upper year students of the George Brown College Fitness & Health Promotion Program. Single class access is available.

Fitness class access is included in full-time student fees. Part-time students and George Brown College staff may register for class blocks at a cost of $60 per semester.

 St. James Winter Fitness Schedule  Casa Loma Winter Fitness Schedule

 

 

For more information on St James fitness classes contact Deanna Oliver at doliver@georgebrown.ca or 416-415-5000 x 2177.

For more information on Casa Loma fitness classes contact Wendy Roberts-Simpson at wroberts@georgebrown.ca or 416-415-5000 x 3335.

 


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS    

BOOT CAMP

Achieve your fitness goals with this military inspired circuit workout.  Fun and challenging drills that focus on developing strength, stamina, balance, endurance and agility.  This is a great work out!

BODY WORKX

A lightweight dumbbell workout moved to the beat of the music. Burn calories as you flow through various strengthening exercises to sculpt and tone your body into shape!  A total body workout! 55 Minute Workout.

KETTLEBELL TRAINING 

Kettle bell exercises are whole-body exercises requiring full body integration and core stabilization.  This 45min. class will give you fast results for strength and power in the upper body, muscle toning by challenging both the muscles and cardiovascular system with dynamic, total body movements.

PILATES

Improve the way your body looks and feels with this low impact workout.  Pilates workouts focus first on developing strength through the core of the body (the back, abdomen and hips) as well as on increasing flexibility and coordination.  This class will help improve posture, increase lung capacity and build strong sculpted muscles. Suitable for all fitness levels!

STUDIO CYCLING

A cycling class for all fitness levels.  A stationary bike workout set to music that simulates an actual outdoor bike ride through tension adjustments and pedaling technique, you will encounter climbing, sprinting, intervals and rolling terrain, all targeted at rising your heart rate and toning your lower body. This class will make you sweat!  Bring a water bottle!

ZUMBA FITNESS

Is a Latin inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements which create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness workout.  The class format combines fast and slow rhythms for an effective aerobic workout while toning your legs, abs, glutes and arms. Modifications and variations are given to provide more or less intensity so everyone works at their own pace. Highly energetic and fun!            

HATHA YOGA

This class is suitable for all levels, focusing on physical health and mental well-being.  The class will strengthen, tone, stretch and relax your entire body through posture alignment, breath and relaxation techniques. This class is suitable for all levels of experience. 

FLOW YOGA

Flowing the body from one posture to the next, linking both the breath with the body, meditation in motion.  This class will increase your energy, calm your mind, strengthen your body and will leave you feeling stronger, while releasing stress and fatigue.   Flow Yoga promotes whole body awareness. 

STRETCH & RESTORE YOGA

This class emphasizes floor postures to stretch, open and release the entire body.  A gentle approach to yoga for participants looking to focus on the stretching and the restorative and relaxation benefits of yoga.  Benefits include sleeping better, focusing more easily and feeling a warm relaxation spread through your body. All levels of practice are welcome.