Group Exercise

Box & Burn

Description: This class is for the ones who want to workout and have fun doing it. You will feel the burn from head to toe through learned techniques such as punching, kicking, and pad work. Feel the release of worry and stress while you sweat! This class is limited to the first 10 individuals who show up and takes place in the Group Exercise Room on the second floor of the Student Life Center.


Mondays and Wednesdays: 4:30 p.m. with Michael

All Levels Yoga

Description: Bring your body back into balance with a variety of yoga classes. Regular participation in yoga helps to lengthen and strengthen muscles, maintain healthy organs, promote greater body awareness, and aids in developing a greater union between mind, body and breath. Classes will have an emphasis on foundational postures and posture series. Perfect for all experience levels and abilities.Classes take place in the Mind Body Room on the second floor of the Student Life Center.


Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. with Noelle
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. with Stephannie
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. with Louise


Description: HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This class will challenge you to push yourself through short periods of physically demanding exercises alternated with less intense recovery periods or lower intensity movements. This is a total body workout that will increase your heart rate and build strength while boosting your power and endurance.


Friday: 4:30 p.m. with Nate

Cardio Hip Hop

Description: This dynamic group exercise class combines the infectious energy of music with heart-pounding cardio focused moves to create a fun and effective workout experience. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or have two left feet, this class is designed for all fitness levels and dance abilities.


Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:45 p.m. with Jayne

Indoor Cycling

Description: A fun, high energy cardio workout! The instructor motivates you to bike at various resistances and through different courses of hills and sprints. Open to all fitness levels. All Indoor Cycling classes are approximately 50 minutes in duration and take place in the Spinning Room on the first floor of the Student Life Center.


Monday: 7:00 p.m. with Deirdre
Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. with Tracy and 5:45 p.m. with Emma
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. with Deirdre
Thursday: 4:30 p.m. with Emma and 5:45 p.m. with Daniella

Pilates and Pilates HIIT

Description: Pilates HIIT combines the restorative, strength-building elements of Pilates with the high-energy, cardio focused elements of a HIIT routine. You will be led through a full body workout, comprised of varying circuits to build your strength, mobility, and endurance. Pilates is a low impact workout focusing on the smaller, deeper muscles that support your structure and enhance overall health. This class uses controlled movements to enhance balance, core strength, mobility, and body awareness. Both classes take place in the Group Exercise Room and are appropriate for all experience levels and abilities!


Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. Pilates with Makayla
Thursday: 5:45 p.m. Pilates HIIT with Kate


Description: Meditation is considered mind-body practice which can produce a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress.


Tuesdays: 7:00 p.m. with Victoria

Step & Tone

Description: Step and Tone is a fun, easy to follow cardio and toning workout using a step, combined with body conditioning exercises. This class will help strengthen your cardiovascular system,  increase co-ordination, and build muscular strength and flexibility.


Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. with Tracy

Swim Aerobics

Description: A low-impact exercise class in shallow water using water resistance, dumbbells, and pool noodles. This class incorporates cardio and strength to improve overall coordination, joint and heart health, stability, and strength. This class is an excellent way to start your morning and to exercise regardless of age or ability! Classes take place in the Student Life Center Pool.


Tuesday and Thursday: 6:30 a.m. with Bailey


Description: A full body dance class which acts as a cardio and toning workout. Come dance to Latin music!


Tuesday: 5:45 p.m. with Chloe

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Membership Information

Students $45.00/semester
Faculty/Staff & their spouses/partners/dependents $65.00/semester
Students Per Class Fee  $5
All others Per Class Fee $10

Purchase a Group Exercise Membership online or register at the front desk in the Student Life Center. Bring your SUNY Cortland ID card with you to all classes; our check-in system requires you to swipe your ID card to prove membership.


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Custom Group Exercise Classes

Custom Group Exercise Classes are a great way for SUNY Cortland groups and organizations to promote team building, motivation, and overall healthy habits among students, employees, and colleagues. Perfect for small groups, Residence Halls, Greek Life, Clubs, Faculty/Staff, and more.


  • All options can be scheduled on-site at the Student Life Center, or off-site at your department, center, or residence hall.
  • Custom classes can be a one-time event or ongoing. We currently offer weekly and monthly classes for different groups on campus.
  • We can work with you on tailoring a program specific to your needs. For example, if you don’t find what you’re looking for, we will do our best to accommodate a special request.
  • Requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Payment must be received at least 48 hours before the class takes place.

Class Options

Any of our regularly scheduled classes can be tailored to your group’s needs.

Rates: (SUNY Cortland Students and Faculty/Staff)
$50/per class

How to Schedule

Please look at the Group Exercise Schedule (posted above) and work around classes that are taking place in the Group Exercise, Mind Body and Spinning Room before completing the request form. Thank you for your cooperation.
 Request a Custom Group Exercise Class  

Once you have submitted your application, please allow 3-5 days for scheduling response.