Group Classes

Group Fitness classes are included with your AVAC Membership.
View our specialized small group training AbsoluteFIT classes.

• Class size limited to 18 - 30 participants. Reservation required.
• Sign up for on-site classes 
here. Up to 49 hours in advance.
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8 am • Cycle • Donna • 
Group Fitness Room
8 am • Aqua Core • Holly • 
AVAC Pool 
9 am • TBT and Stretch • Donna/Brianna • 
Group Fitness Room
10 am • Aqua Core • Holly • AVAC Pool 
10:15 am • Mindful Vinyasa • Kelley • Group Fitness Room
11:30 am • Fitness Mobility • Bess • Group Fitness Room 

5 pm • Strength & Core • Gina • Group Fitness Room
6 pm • Hip Hop • Gina • 
Group Fitness Room
7 pm • Kickboxing • Debbie • Group Fitness Room

6 am • Rockin Cycle • Marci • Group Fitness Room
8 am • HIIT Strength Stretch • Judy • 
Group Fitness Room
9 am • Balance, Inner Strength, & Stretch • Jackie • 
Group Fitness Room
10 am • Aqua Endurance & Strength • Donna • 
10:15 am • Gentle Flow Yoga • Kristen • Group Fitness Room
12 pm • Nia® • Anita • 
Group Fitness Room
5 pm • ABC • Cathi Group Fitness Room

5:30 pm • Aqua • Holly • AVAC Pool
6 pm • Zumba • Jennifer • Group Fitness Room

7 pm • Foam Roll Fusion • Jennifer • Group Fitness Room 

7 am • TBT and Stretch • Kalise • 
Group Fitness Room
8 am • Cycle • Lari • 
Group Fitness Room 
8 am • Aqua Tone • Marlene/Anita • 
9 am • Step Interval • Brianna • Group Fitness Room

10 am • Aqua Tabata/HIIT • Donna • AVAC Pool
11 am • Fitness Mobility • Bess • Group Fitness Room

3 pm • Gentle Yoga • Nanci •
 Group Fitness Room
5 pm • Cardio Strength • Cathi •
 Group Fitness Room
6 pm • Cycle • Michelle • Group Fitness Room

6 am • Rockin Cycle • Marci • Group Fitness Room8 am • ABC • Cathi • Group Fitness Room9 am • Balance, Inner Strength, & Stretch • Jackie • Group Fitness Room10 am • Aqua Kick Boxing and Strength • Donna • AVAC Pool 10:15 am • Mindful Vinyasa • Kelley • Group Fitness Room12 pm • Nia® • Anita • Group Fitness Room
5 pm • Zumba • Kelly • Group Fitness Room
5:30 pm • Aqua Fit • Anita • AVAC Pool 

6 pm • Step Interval • Brianna • Group Fitness Room

8 am • Body Sculpt • Judy • 
Group Fitness Room
8 am • Aqua Endurance • Marlene • AVAC Pool 
9 am • Zumba • Judy • 
Group Fitness Room
10 am • Aqua Kick Board Combo • Marlene •
10:15 am • Strictly Core • Jackie •
Group Fitness Room
10:30 am • Cycle • Jackie • Group Fitness Room
3 pm • Gentle Yoga • Nanci • 
Group Fitness Room
6 pm • Cardio Beats • Brianna • Group Fitness Room

7:30 am • Cycle • Donna •
Group Fitness Room
8:30 am • TBT and Stretch • Laurel • 
Group Fitness Room
9 am • Aqua Tone • Staff • AVAC Pool
9:30 am • Zumba • Kelly • Group Fitness Room

10:30 am • Power Flow Yoga • Amy C. • Group Fitness Room

7:30 am • Cycle • Lari/Jackie • Group Fitness Room
8:30 am •  Body Sculpt • Lari/Jackie • 
Group Fitness Room

Class Descriptions
ABC A 50-minute full body workout targeting your arms, butt, and core while challenging your muscular endurance and strength. Class involves floor work as well as free weights, stability balls, and other strength training equipment.
• A low impact but high intensity water aerobics class where no swimming skills are needed. Designed to improve flexibility, range of motion, strength, muscle tone and cardiovascular endurance while using the resistance of the water to cushion the feet, knees and back. Exercises are performed to lively, motivating music and are effective and easy to follow. The
Aqua Aerobics • Improves muscle tone, strength, and stamina. Every move is working against the resistance of the water, which is between 10 and 12 times thicker than air. Also helps with flexibility.
Aqua Endurance and Strength • A high intensity class that improves endurance while strengthening key muscle groups working with different aqua equipment including hand buoys and noodles.
Aqua Kick Board Combo • A water aerobics class that incorporates kickboards and dumbbells to strength your core and give you a full body workout.
Aqua Kickboxing and Strength • A total body workout that will give you a burn using a combination of kickboxing and cardio moves to help give you a full body workout.
Aqua Tabata • Exercises are performed with a high level of effort and intensity using interval training and the popular Tabata technique. Targets cardiovascular and muscle conditioning while in an aquatic environment. Incorporates a variety of equipment such as hand buoys and noodles.
Aqua Tone • A well-rounded, muscle toning workout using water resistance equipment such as noodles, kick boards and hand buoys as well as the natural resistance provided by the water.
Balance, Inner Strength, and Stretch • Involves exercises that strengthen the muscles for not only legs and core but also focus on the core inner strength. Finishes off with a relaxing stretch.
Body Sculpt • A muscle conditioning and endurance class for the whole body, with focus on correcting the posture. Challenges and sculpts your muscles by the using body bars, dumbbells, and step platforms. High-intensity interval training, weightlifting, plyometrics, Tabata are all used to have you moving in functional and effective ways that you haven't seen or felt before.
Cardio Beats • Combines cardio exercise and drumming to the rhythm of the music for a fun, fast-paced way to get the heart rate up and improve rhythm. A 45-minute calorie torching, music-pumping, high intensity interval training class designed to burn fat and leave you feeling energized
Cardio Strength • Combines muscle conditioning exercises utilizing dumb bells, body bars, and steps with intervals of high and low impact cardiovascular exercises for a fun, calorie-blasting workout. While the strength circuits of this fitness program focus on a different set of muscle groups, the cardio intervals can change week by week and range from low cardio intensity exercises to high intensity exercises.
Cycle • Routines include high intensity interval training, hill climbs and other variations. Learning curve is very short – just sit down and pedal! You control your own intensity by changing your speed or tension. You will be inspired to push yourself harder each time you attend our class. Intensity level varies from class to class.
Fitness Mobility • Improves strength, flexibility, mobility, balance, and core strength. Focus is on the whole body, feet, knees, hips, and shoulders. Based on the popular Pilates Method. All ages.
Foam Roll Fusion • Incorporates exercises used in yoga, pilates, and Gyrokenesis to provide a full body workout. Use the foam roller ease muscle tension while improving circulation, mobility, and posture.
Gentle Nighttime Yoga • Gentle movements & longer holds shading into a guided relaxation sets you up for a great night's sleep. The last class of each month is devoted to restorative yoga & sound bath.
HIIT/Strength/Stretch • High-intensity interval training consisting of bursts of intense cardio form in alternating sets followed by a brief recovery. In comparison to some other workouts, with H.I.I.T there are more results to be gained while spending less time exercising. Workout alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less-intense activity with adding strength training and finishes with cool down and stretch.
Hip Hop • Incorporates a variety of old and new urban, street and pop dance styles. The dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip-hop music. Hip hop dancing helps improve flexibility, develop body balance, and coordination.
TBT (Total Body Training) and Stretch • Conditioning for your entire body! A strength training class utilizing dumbbells, body bars, resistance tubes, balls, gliders, and more. If you like core and leg day, this class is a combination of those classes and will challenge you.
Kickboxing • Incorporates kicking, punching, knees and elbows for a dynamic, challenging experience. A complete body workout with emphasis on improving cardio and strength. Class starts with teaching each move step-by-step followed with speed to each sequence. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout. No equipment needed.
Mindful Vinyasa • Challenges the body, builds stability, strength, and improves range of motion through mindful movement. Moving with intention while uniting breath with movement will increase awareness of sensations and feeling in the present moment while relaxing the body and mind to reduce stress. All levels welcome.
Nia® • Class blends dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts, with an approach that will stimulate you to rethink the way you feel about fitness, focusing on how your body feels. It will pump your heart, spark your spirit, lubricate your joints, motivate your mind, release tension, enhance your balance and tone your muscles with expressive movement, and mindful awareness.
Power Flow Yoga • Focuses on tuning into your breath, opening up the entire body and quieting the mind. A complete body/mind relaxation experience.
Step Interval • A classic cardio workout that combines step and weights to give a high fat burning workout. A high energy interval training class consisting of cardio (step) and muscle conditioning (resistance) components. This is a great class suitable for all fitness and coordination levels.
Strength and Core • Strength and resistance training utilizing dumbbells, body bars, resistance tubes, balls, gliders, and your own body weight to help improve strength and endurance.
Total Strength and Stretch • Tone and strengthen each muscle group. Total body workouts increase the bodies efficiency to burn calories even when we are in our resting state. The most efficient way to burn calories and gain strength due to the variety of movements and exercises that are integrated into each session. A time efficient way to keep your body burning fat for hours!
Yoga • Breathing exercises and meditation combined with movement and posture. Emphasis is on proper alignment. Shown to improve mental, emotional and physical health as we challenge the mind and body through a sequence of yoga asanas.
Zumba • An interval-style dance fitness party that combines low-intensity and high-intensity moves. Burn lots of calories while moving to the rhythm with Latin-inspired dance moves. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, and boosted energy. Feels like a dance party!

Almaden Valley Athletic Club
5400 Camden Ave [at Kooser Road] | San Jose, CA 95124
 408.445.4900   [email protected]