Group Exercise Classes

The Lauri Ann West Community Center offers dozens of monthly Group Ex classes each month. Free with any fitness membership, these challenging and rewarding classes to accommodate just about any fitness goal or schedule.

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Reserve your spot in Mindbody starting at midnight two days before your live or virtual class. Registration closes 30 minutes before class starts. Links for virtual classes will be sent at that time.


Virtual Classes

All of our virtual group exercise classes are available via live streaming in Mindbody. Instructions are available here. If you have any trouble, please contact the front desk at 412-828-8566 or Theresa Wright at twright@lauriannwestcc.org

Outdoor Classes

Many group ex classes will be held outdoors weather and temperature permitting. Masks are not required for outdoor classes, regardless of vaccination status.

Youth Classes

Kids Group Ex classes are being evaluated and added on a limited basis. See our Group Ex schedule for current offerings.

Waitlist Policy

Any spots open at the start of class can be filled by members present on the waitlist. Any additional spaces in in-person classes will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

Group Exercise Policies

Please be courteous to other members and arrive to class no later than 5 minutes, refrain from taking phone calls, and avoid disruptions by not talking during class. To see all Group Exercise policies, click here.

Class Descriptions

This “no-cardio”, 30 min class will focus on strengthening and toning your arms and abs. Class will vary each week using body weight exercises, dumbbells, bands and other equipment. All levels are welcome.

Build incredible strength, mobility and power through primal movement patterns (hinges, bear crawls, crab walks, etc.). Mastering calisthenics and resistance bands, and enhancing muscle tone and explosiveness through the use of dumbbells and kettlebells. All levels welcome.

This is a full-body workout meant to get your heart pumping by supplementing strength training with short bursts of intense cardio. Meant for all fitness levels with modifications or progressions provided for everyone.

Looking for a fun way to gain strength, get leaner, and move better? Our aerobic kickboxing class will help you: Get stronger for whatever comes your way! Burn lots of calories as you punch and kick in a safe and effective manner! Learn to move like a well-conditioned athlete!

Get your running shoes ready! This cardio strength class takes place on our indoor track. It is a timer based class that uses intervals to work on improving your cardiovascular endurance and build strength using bodyweight exercises and different types of equipment. It is sure to burn off some serious calories in a fun, safe way!

This full-body strength class will get your heart rate up and build strength using bodyweight exercises as well as a variety of equipment based exercises to maximize your efforts. This is a timer-based class so participants can work at their own pace. All levels are welcome.

Circuit style group exercise classes incorporate cardio and strength exercises to work every muscle group. All fitness levels are welcome!

A dynamic, full-body workout suitable for ALL fitness levels and ages, that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body.

Join the party! This class will include kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography for the whole family to enjoy. No experience necessary as we break down the steps and add games/activities that are fun for all.

This 30 minute class is dedicated to helping you improve your core strength! Strength and stability will be worked through a variety of exercises utilizing dumbbells, bands, and bodyweight. Suitable for all fitness levels with modifications!

This is an ancient technology and science which makes perfect sense in the 21st Century. It strengthens and balances our nervous and glandular energies, reduces stress, & increases our mind-body fitness. Kundalini Yoga is for everyone. It is fun for the beginner and for the experienced yogi. Most of all, it is an exhilarating exercise uniting body, mind and soul.

Engage your mind while intentionally becoming aware of your breathing, concentration and posture. Use the classical Pilates method to activate your core through mixed level exercises. Create elongated muscles, body alignment and increased relaxation.

A hip-hop based dance cardio fitness program that combines dance movements with bodyweight toning. Get your sweat on dancing to today’s hit songs and yesterday’s favorites!

This exhilarating full-body workout combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using lightly weighted drumsticks designed specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective and fun way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels and appeals to all ages and abilities.

Start your day with this total body workout. Sets of strengthening and toning exercises mixed with bursts of cardio will give you an effective workout to help you tone muscles, boost metabolism, and continue to burn calories all day long! Never do the same class twice: format changes every week. Appropriate for all fitness levels as all exercises can be modified or amplified!

Power Yoga is a fast-paced style of yoga focused on building strength and endurance. It is a challenging, flowing sequence meant to wake up your body and increase your heart rate!

This full body strength-based class will focus on building, sculpting and defining your muscles. We will use a variety of equipment on the gym floor including TRX, Kettle bells, resistance bands and dumbbells. All levels are welcome.

A new class for older adults that incorporates exercises to improve balance, flexibility, gait training and stability in a safe, fun environment. In this 30 minute class, the instructor will guide you through a series of exercises in and out of the chair. All levels welcome.

Provides a well rounded workout for older adults by incorporating exercises to improve strength and flexibility as well as skills for fall prevention and functional movement patterns. The instructor will guide you through a series of exercises in and out of the chair. All levels welcome

Lose your worries and gain endorphins in this exhilarating cycling class. We turn down the lights and turn up the volume on a journey that will push your limits through climbing hills, sprinting to your personal goals, and coasting toward an elevated state of mind and body. Challenge your cardiovascular system by using the cadence sensor to track your progress, or simply ride at your own pace in an enlivening atmosphere.

Rise and shine with a unique mix of cycling and strength exercises on the floor that will give you a full body interval workout to start your day off right. Increases endurance while toning muscles.

Get ready for a fun, upbeat workout that uses a combination of bodyweight exercises and the escape piece to work strength, core, and cardio.This Tabata style will use high intensity intervals to maximize your burn and boost your metabolism.

This intense 30 minute class takes place in the Fitness Center and features a variety of circuit stations using the cardio equipment, dumbbells, and other modalities in an effort to achieve a toned, athletic physique.

45 minutes of block work focusing on a variety of strength and balance exercises. Each week there will be a different focus on muscle groups using bands, dumbbells, and bodyweight. Perfect for all fitness levels with modifications.

Ready to challenge your body with this 30 minute suspension training workout? TRX uses your body weight and gravity to improve on strength, cardio, flexibility and balance, while engaging all of your muscles. The exercises are provided and you decide your own intensity. All fitness levels are welcome.

This class is geared for practiced yogis and beginners alike, with modifications as needed.The Ujjayi breath is used to connect breath to movement at a moderate pace, with some holding, in which students will build mindfulness, strength and skill in alignment and breath work.

Achieve the body, breath and mind union of yoga. Learn postures and stretches from various styles of yoga, breathing techniques, visualization, relaxation and the start of meditation.

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Zumba is an international Latin inspired dance party that’s moving millions around the world. Grab a friend and join this class for the perfect combination of fun and fitness!

Learn the flowing exercise sequence of Pilates mat-work, which emphasizes total body conditioning, the stretching of your body’s core abdominal and well-being.

This is the beginning level class in Pilates mat-work for those new to the method or wishing to review the basic introductory principals of the Pilates method. The concepts of alignment, breath and control will be learned, as will all of the beginning mat exercises. No prior knowledge of Pilates is required.

This is a full-body workout meant to get your heart pumping by supplementing strength training with short bursts of intense cardio. Meant for all fitness levels with modifications or progressions provided for everyone.

Circuit style group exercise classes incorporate cardio and strength exercises to work every muscle group. All fitness levels are welcome!

Lose your worries and gain endorphins in this exhilarating cycling class. We turn down the lights, turn up the volume and begin a journey of pushing your limits while climbing hills, sprinting to your personal goals, and coasting toward an elevated state of mind and body. Challenge your cardiovascular system by using the cadence sensor to track your progress, or simply ride at your own pace in an enlivening atmosphere.

Rise and shine with a unique mix of cycling and strength exercises on the floor that will give you a full body interval workout to start your day off right. Increases endurance while toning muscles.

A dynamic, full-body workout suitable for ALL fitness levels and ages, that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body.

This is an age-reversing workout that will restore movement in joints, add flexibility in muscles, relieve pain and increase vibrancy.A slower-paced workout than the traditional Essentrics class, attendees should wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat, a towel (for possible support), and a bottle of water.

This is recommended to attend prior to taking a Kundalini Yoga class, as it introduces the basics and explains the background of the Kundalini Yoga practices.

This 30 minute circuit/tabata style workout uses the Escape piece on the fitness floor. It includes a wide range of exercises, from lower body, upper body and core, with a mix of strength and conditioning. For intermediate and advanced populations.

Learn the flowing exercise sequence of Pilates mat-work, which emphasizes total body conditioning, the stretching of your body’s core abdominal and well-being.

This is an ancient technology and science which makes perfect sense in the 21st Century. It strengthens and balances our nervous and glandular energies, reduces stress, & increases our mind-body fitness. Kundalini Yoga is for everyone. It is fun for the beginner and for the experienced yogi. Most of all, it is an exhilarating exercise uniting body, mind and soul.

A mix of cardiovascular and strength training with the use of kettle bells- suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Block work where every strength block is piggybacked with a short burst of cardio. Perfect for all fitness levels – go at your own pace within the timer. Full body workout using dumbbells, kettle bells, bands, and body weight.

Start your day with this total body workout. Sets of strengthening and toning exercises mixed with bursts of cardio will give you an effective workout to help you tone your muscles, boost metabolism and continue to burn calories all day long. Never do the same class twice- format changes every week. Appropriate for all fitness levels as all exercises can be modified or amplified.

Engage your mind while intentionally becoming aware of your breathing, concentration and posture. Use the classical pilates method to activate your core through mixed level exercises. Create elongated muscles, body alignment and increased relaxation.

(Previous Pilates experience recommended) Build on your knowledge of Pilates exercises in new and fun ways. Challenge your stability and core muscles, increase your strength with large exercise balls, and relax with stretching and breathing.

This exhilarating full-body workout combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using lightly weighted drumsticks designed specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective and fun way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels and appeals to all ages and abilities.

This full body strength-based class will focus on building, sculpting and defining your muscles. We will use a variety of equipment on the gym floor including TRX, Kettle bells, resistance bands and dumbbells. All levels are welcome.

A new class for older adults that incorporates exercises to improve balance, flexibility, gait training and stability in a safe, fun environment. In this 30 minute class, the instructor will guide you through a series of exercises in and out of the chair. All levels welcome.

Provides a well rounded workout for older adults by incorporating exercises to improve strength and flexibility as well as skills for fall prevention and functional movement patterns. The instructor will guide you through a series of exercises in and out of the chair. All levels welcome

A one hour high intensity strength training class designed to work your entire body. Half of the class will teach strength training using kettlebells while the other half of the class will rely on the use of resistance bands and body weight to give you a workout that will strengthen your entire body.This class is perfect for anyone, whether you’re new to strength training or looking for the ideal supplement to your existing routine.

A combination of the TRX movements as well as a focus on core strength movements.

Get ready for a fun, upbeat workout that uses a combination of bodyweight exercises and the escape piece to work strength, core, and cardio.This Tabata style will use high intensity intervals to maximize your burn and boost your metabolism.

This intense 30 minute class takes place in the Fitness Center and features a variety of circuit stations using the cardio equipment, dumbbells, and other modalities in an effort to achieve a toned, athletic physique.

Ready to challenge your body with this 30 minute suspension training workout? TRX uses your body weight and gravity to improve on strength, cardio, flexibility and balance, while engaging all of your muscles. The exercises are provided and you decide your own intensity. All fitness levels are welcome.

This class is geared for practiced yogis and beginners alike, with modifications as needed.The Ujjayi breath is used to connect breath to movement at a moderate pace, with some holding, in which students will build mindfulness, strength and skill in alignment and breath work.

This class is designed to get your beach body ready. An intense 1 hour class that will mix running intervals with 12 different weight training stations, each one targeting a different muscle group.This class was not designed for beginners but for those individuals that love a challenge and are ready for the next step.

Achieve the body, breath and mind union of yoga. Learn postures and stretches from various styles of yoga, breathing techniques, visualization, relaxation and the start of meditation.

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Zumba is an international Latin inspired dance party that’s moving millions around the world. Grab a friend and join this class for the perfect combination of fun and fitness!