Class descriptions

Here you can find fitness class information across all our Centres covering bike, swim and gym workouts. Suitable for all abilities and ages... get moving!

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Classes at Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre

All classes incur a five minute ticket lockout due to OHS — please ensure you arrive early to secure your spot.
You must have a valid ticket to attend all classes. Tickets are available from reception and the ticket kiosks.

** Denotes classes suitable or specialised during pregnancy. Please inform the instructor BEFORE the class starts so they can provide alternate options and additional guidance, throughout the class.

Les Mills Programs

BodyAttack

55 mins/45 mins express
Sports-inspired cardio workout including high energy aerobic moves, sports drills and strength work that get you fit, fast.


BodyStep

55 mins
An energising step workout, including adjustable step height and simple moves that push fat burning systems into high gear.


BodyPump

55 mins/45 mins express
The original barbell class that strengthens and tones your entire body to ensure you get results fast. **


BodyCombat

55 mins/45 mins express
The empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. Inspired by a range of martial arts.


BodyBalance

55 mins/30 mins express
A yoga, tai chi and pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centred and calm. **


Les Mills Tone

45 mins/55 mins
Combining moderate to high intensity athletic cardio, with functional strength and conditioning work and cutting edge core training, this class sets the tone for group fitness. Burn loads of calories as you cross train your entire body to awesome music.


CXworx

30 mins
Honing in on your abs, glutes, back, obliques and ‘slings’ connecting upper and lower body.


Sh’Bam

45 mins
Featuring simple but seriously hot dance moves. Suitable even if you're dance-challenged.


GRIT

30 mins
Cardio, strength and plyometric high intensity interval training to get you fit, fast.

Reformer Pilates

Improvements in core strength, posture and flexibility are just some of the many benefits offered by Reformer Pilates.

With state-of-the-art peak reformer beds, a dedicated studio and amazing instructors to coach you, we are excited to offer reformer pilates classes to GESAC.

For hygiene purposes all participants must wear socks throughout the class.

Tickets are available from the ticket kiosk and reception 30 minutes before the class starts. Beds are limited (max 14).

Freestyle Programs

X Training

45 mins
Combining simple exercises made up of dynamic strength and high intensity cardio intervals to get results fast.


Boxing 45

45 mins
Combining dynamic cardio and strength drills. Boxing glove liners are compulsory for hygiene purposes.


Zumba

55 mins
The Latin-inspired dance class that is hugely popular worldwide — join the party.


Vinyasa Yoga

55 mins (90 mins on Sunday)
Dynamic movements get the blood circulating as poses and breathing flows.


Hatha Yoga

55 mins
Concentrated breathing and poses focus on uniting mind and body. Suitable for all ages and abilities. **


Beginners Yoga

55 mins
A slower-paced class that introduces the fundamental poses of yoga. Gentle movements with an emphasis on proper alignment and breathing techniques. **


Flow Yoga/Meditation

90 mins
A 90 minute series of flowing poses following the breath, suitable for all levels. The class includes 30 minutes of restorative Yoga meditation.


Yin Yoga

55 mins
A gentle style of Yoga where postures are held for longer. The class focusses on restoration, relaxation and stress reduction and includes a restorative meditation. **


Yoga Nidra

30 mins/60 mins

Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep as it is commonly known, is an immensely powerful meditation technique, and one of the easiest yoga practices to develop and maintain. While the practitioner rests comfortably, this systematic meditation takes you through the pancha maya kosha (five layers of self), leaving you with a sense of wholeness.


Core 45

45 mins
Targeting your mid-section with functional strength exercises, muscle toning and stability work.


Pilates

55 mins
Pilates techniques with abdominal work, functional strength training and stretching. **


Piloxing

30 mins

Piloxing is a fusion of Boxing, Pilates and fun! A high energy, non-stop workout that will leave you sweaty, feeling great and ready for the rest of your day.


Barre

45 mins
A fun, energetic workout that fuses ballet, pilates and yoga techniques. Tone and shape your way to a dancer's body, utilising the barre and light weights.

Functional Training and Outdoor Training

 

Circuit Box 45

45 mins
Combining boxing drills with the specialised boxing equipment on the gym floor to get you fit fast.


Functional Circuit

30 mins
Functional movement training, utilising a variety of equipment in the functional zone. Sessions will be dynamic and challenging.


 

Living Longer Living Stronger and Activate Programs

(Free — part of Activate (60+) and Gold memberships)


Activate Strength

45 mins
Designed to help improve functional movement, strength, balance, co-ordination and bone density in older adults.


Zumba Gold

45 mins
Specifically designed for older adults and beginners, including Latin-inspired rhythms and funky dance routines.


Activate Pilate

45 mins
Designed for older adults to improve balance, core strength and stability through pilates techniques.


Activate Tai Chi

55 mins
Promotes mental awareness and improves balance, control and wellbeing. Designed for beginners and older adults.


Living Longer Living Stronger

60 mins
Progressive strength training for older active adults designed and endorsed by COTA. Medical clearance, a health assessment and a health club program are required.


Activate Circuit

45 mins
Strength and cardio circuit specifically designed for older adults of all fitness levels.

Aquatic Programs

Aqua Fitness

45 mins
A fun, energetic cardio workout in the 25 metre pool. **


Hot Aqua

45 mins
Conducted in the hot water therapy pool, combining aqua exercise with the benefits of warm water exercise.


Aqua Pilates

45 mins
Combining pilates techniques with aqua exercise. Improve your core strength, posture and joint mobility in the hot water pool.


Swim Squad

60 mins
You will learn about pacing, stroke strength, stroke rate and open water skills. Regular time trials will help you gauge improvement.

Cycle Programs

RPM

45 mins
Ride the rhythm of powerful music to a calorie burning endorphin high, and strengthen your heart, lungs and legs.


Cycle

45 mins
An indoor cycling class where the instructor creates the workout. Sessions may include climbing, sprinting and interval training.


Cycle Express

30 mins
HIIT training taken to the cycle room. A high-energy class designed for you to get in, train hard and get out.


SPRINT

30 mins
This is a High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout, using an indoor bike to achieve fast results. It’s a short, low-impact, intense style of training where the thrill and motivation comes from pushing your physical and mental limits.

GEL Team Training Zone Programs

All HITT sessions 45 minutes and will rotate through the following programming.


GEL Enduro

Train together and test your endurance with 12 rounds of three minute intervals.


GEL Classic

The classic G45 workout, 45 second intervals.


GEL Power

Functional power and cardio intervals to increase your performance.


GEL Everest

Will you get to the top? 45 minutes of team pyramid training. Conquer the mountain if you can.


GEL Run

Designed to condition your body to complete a variety of running distances. Ideal for beginners through to regular running enthusiasts


GEL X

Functional strength and conditioning to get you lean and strong. Your coach will guide you through correct technique and help you achieve your next personal best.


Strength & Conditioning

Teaching the fundamentals of strength and conditioning training these classes are for everyone. Your coaches will take you through moves like squats, presses and dead lifts, focusing on correct technique and bio mechanics to help you train safely and effectively.

Virtual Fitness Classes

Virtual Fitness classes are conducted in the Cycle Studio, Mind and Body Studio and Group Fitness Studio one.

Classes are conducted with a virtual instructor/s. Please arrive five minutes prior to session to set up.

It is recommended that participants attend at least two to three live classes that require equipment prior to participating in a virtual class.

Please ask staff for assistance if needed.

GESAC Unlimited

Hot Wheels

Ideal for, but not limited to, people who use a wheelchair and require extra support. Sessions involve supported movement to improve strength, co-ordination, flexibility and wellbeing.


Fast and Furious

An all-abilities program designed for enthusiastic and energetic people able to follow directions with minimal support.


Wheelie Fit

Suitable for anyone in a self-propelled wheelchair. Sessions include functional strength and conditioning suited to participants and are conducted on the gym floor.

Classes at Caulfield Recreation Centre

All classes incur a one minute ticket lockout due to OHS — please ensure you arrive early to secure your spot.
You must have a valid ticket to attend all classes. Tickets are available from reception.

** Denotes classes suitable or specialised during pregnancy. Please inform the instructor BEFORE the class starts so they can provide alternate options and additional guidance, throughout the class.

Les Mills Programs

BodyPump

45 mins
The original barbell class that strengthens and tones your entire body to ensure you get results fast. **


BodyStep

45 mins
An energising step workout, including adjustable step height and simple moves that push fat burning systems into high gear.


BodyBalance

55 mins
A yoga, tai chi and pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centred and calm. **


BodyCombat

55 mins
The empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. Inspired by a range of martial arts.


CXworx

30 mins
Honing in on your abs, glutes, back, obliques and ‘slings’ connecting upper and lower body.


Sh’Bam

45 mins
Featuring simple but seriously hot dance moves. Suitable even if you're dance-challenged.

Freestyle programs

Zumba

55 mins
The Latin-inspired dance class that is hugely popular worldwide — join the party.


Pilates

55 mins
Pilates techniques with abdominal work, functional strength training and stretching. **


Core 30

30 mins
Targeting your mid-section with functional strength exercises, muscle toning and stability work.


Boxing 

45 mins
Combining dynamic cardio and strength drills. Boxing glove liners are compulsory for hygiene purposes.


Yoga

60 mins
Floor work and stretching exercises, excellent for improving flexibility, balance, breathing, healing specific ailments and enlightening the spirit.

Please note: each yoga class will be varied according to the teacher and style.


Circuit

55 mins
Combining functional strength, cardio and core exercises with interval based training to get you fit fast.


Foam Roller

30 mins
Myo-fascial release has been proven as an effective way of releasing muscle tightness, rehabilitation for injury and improving mobility. These sessions are conducted on the gym floor.


Barre

45 mins
A fun, energetic workout that fuses ballet, pilates and yoga techniques. Tone and shape your way to a dancer's body, utilising the barre and light weights

Cycle programs

Cycle

45 mins
A 45 minute indoor cycling class. During this high intensity non-impact class your instructor will take you through different terrain challenging your cardiovascular fitness levels and building strength in your legs and joints.


RPM

45 mins
Ride the rhythm of powerful music to a calorie burning endorphin high, and strengthen your heart, lungs and legs.

Team training

HITT

45 mins
High intensity team training, these 45 minute functional sessions will include a variety of different programming and exercises to challenge your fitness. Sessions vary.


Virtual Fitness Classes

Virtual Fitness classes are conducted in both the Cycle Studio and Group Fitness Studio. Classes are conducted with a virtual instructor/s.

Please arrive five minutes prior to session to set up. It is recommended that participants attend at least two to three live classes that require equipment prior to participating in a virtual class. Please ask staff for assistance if needed.

CRC Unlimited

Fast and Furious

60 mins
An all-abilities program designed for enthusiastic and energetic people able to follow directions with minimal support.

Self-Defence

Women's self-defence

Classes focus on defending attacks commonly used against women. Classes run periodically on demand and we advertise it 4 weeks in advance for a 4-6 week program. Visit the Sakura Kan Jiu Jitsu website


Jiu Jitsu

Learn Sakura Kan Jiu Jitsu - a Japanese martial art with a focus on practical self defense for a modern environment. Classes run periodically on demand and we advertise it 4 weeks in advance for a 4-6 week program. Visit the Sakura Kan Jiu Jitsu website