University Wellbeing Classes

Wellness at Work

University Wellness Classes are offered through the Employee Wellness Program and are open to all UPlan members and their spouses.

The Wellness Program
well@umn.edu
(612) 624-8647

Classes Available

Classes are eight weeks in length and meet twice per week (sixteen total sessions).

Group Strength Express Registration Opening Soon
Kettlebells Registration Opening Soon​​​​​​​
Heart Rate Express Registration Opening Soon​​​​​​​
Yoga 101 Registration Opening Soon​​​​​​​
Cross Training Express Registration Opening Soon​​​​​​​

All classes are located in the Lower Fitness Center in the North Building of the Minneapolis facility.

Overview

Classes are 45-minutes in length with group sizes of 4 — 10 people. Classes are led by certified personal trainers who provide modifications and variable intensity options depending on participants' physical abilities.

Assessments

Assessments are conducted 1 — 2 weeks before and after the program, extending the program to about 10 — 12 weeks in length.  Depending on the class chosen, some assessment(s) could include:

  • Body Composition Test — BodPod
  • Submaximal Test — Walking Treadmill
  • General Fitness Assessment — Push-Ups, Leg Press, Sit-and-Reach, Curl-Up, etc.
  • Functional Movement Test

These assessments help participants learn more about their bodies and how their class has impacted their physical abilities after the program.