I got an email this week that made me VERY happy. Once again, thank you Universe for interceding. Both my husband and I work in the wonderful world of academia. This has many perks; college tuition for the kids...CHECK, flexible work hours...CHECK, fancy college gym facilities at our disposal...CHECK. At first, I was intimated at the idea of going to the gym where I work...imaging throngs of hard bodied, young college kids everywhere reminding me that age keeps marching over me, but I was pleasantly surprised.
The university I work at has a free college rec center (my normal workout location of choice) but also has a fancy gym you can buy a membership to. The fancy-pants members only gym offers a wide range of classes, has a smoothie bar, and has excellent equipment (proof that they USE those memberships fees wisely). It's super nice, but spending that kind of money each month when I have access to two free gyms is silly to me. A few times a year though, it's like Christmas for the workout community. A few times a year, the fancy gym offers a week long open house with access to all of the classes, facilities for the entire week for FREE!! I have mentioned the fab freebie before, and was SO excited to see that email!
I tend to take the free classes when they are offered, then I can try things I may not normally try...and also squeeze in a few tried and true classics. So, without further delay...here is my class lien up for next week:
Monday: Zumba! (bright and early at 7am)
Tuesday: Yoga (a personal fav)
Wednesday: Qigong/Tai Chi (what?!?! Not sure, but it sounds interesting)
Thursday: Barre Fitness (showing off my Mom and Me dance skills :)
Friday: Cardio Muscle (ending the week with a bang)
I am psyched! Has anyone tried some of these? I am very intrigued by the Qigong. Never even heard of it...I have done Tai Chi before, so I am hoping for the best.
What are some of your favorite workout classes?