Feel Good Fitness Programs

Programs feature a mix of heart-pumping and zen-building classes that will leave participants feeling healthy and happy. Classes are on both Abbotsford and Chilliwack* campus.

Feel Good Fitness Programs are FREE for all UFV students, as long as you have obtained an Access Pass! Below you will find more information on how to obtain your pass.  EMPLOYEES: Please click here for pricing and registration. Pricing also applies to UFV alumni and community members.

How to get an Access Pass?

  1. First you will need to sign a waiver or informed consent. This can be done at the Client Service Desk in Abbotsford (E150). In Chilliwack, you can do this with the fitness instructor.
  2. Once a waiver has been signed you will be issued a personalized Group Fitness Access Pass.

How it works once you have your Group Fitness Access Pass?

  1. Prior to each class you attend you will need to “Check-in” by RSVPing to your desired Fitness class on MyCampusLife-Campus Recreation. See rules about checking in for Spin & Strength.
  2. Show your Campus Card and your personalized Access Pass to the Instructor to gain access. Make sure you don’t forget your cards, or you might be denied access.

It is important to let the fitness instructor know if you are new to group exercise, suffering from any health conditions or recovering from an injury. Being more active is generally safe for most people. However, some people should check with their doctor before they start becoming much more physically active. For more information click here.

Please bring water and wear comfortable athletic clothing and footwear to all classes. Yoga mats are provide, yet it is recommended to provide your own.

*Feel Good Programs in Chilliwack are brought to you in partnership with your UFV Student Union Society as part of your UPass Program.

Feel Good Fitness Program Schedule and Class Descriptions

Programs are open to all fitness levels. However, some people should check with their doctor before they start becoming much more physically active. For more information click here. Please note there will be no classes during Reading Break March 19-22, 2019

Mind & Body Programs

A mind-body practice that combines yoga postures, movements, and breathing techniques to help you reduce stress and increase your energy.
Mondays 12:10-12:50pm Jan 14 – April 8 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Christie W
Mondays 12:05-12:45pm Jan 14 – April 8 Room A235  Abbotsford Norine L
Tuesdays 4:55-5:35pm Jan 15 – April 9 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Alex W
Wednesdays 12:05-12:45pm Jan 16 – April 10 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Christie W
Series of postures – moving and static – to help build strength, balance and flexibility. A full-body workout, as well as an alternative to stretching.
Wednesdays 1:10-1:50pm Jan 16 – April 10 Room D123 – Abbotsford Norine L
Wednesdays 5:30-6:10pm Jan 16 – April 10 Room B161 – Abbotsford Katrina O
Combining yoga and Pilates movements, as well as body weight exercises that helps strengthen your whole body.
Thursdays 4:05-4:45pm Jan 17 – April 4 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Hiedi H

Dance Style Programs

Energize your mind and body as you take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party!
Tuesdays 12:05-12:45pm Jan 15 – April 9 North Gym (E105) – Abbotsford Joanna H
A fun and exhilarating cardio workout using choreographed dance segments in an easy to follow format incorporating dance styles like Hip Hop, Funk, Afro-Jazz, Cuban, and Latin, etc! All levels, no dance experience required. **Tuesdays class pairs nicely with ABS class on Friday.
Tuesdays 11:40am-12:20pm Jan 15 – April 9 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Heidi H
Fridays 11:40am-12:40pm Jan 18 – April 5 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Heidi H
Based on authentic belly dance movement, but kicked up a notch for the purpose of a good
ole-fashioned workout. Exposure of midrift is optional.
Thursdays 12:05-12:45pm Jan 17 – April 4 Room D105- Abbotsford Nicci M

Strength & Conditioning

ABS (Abs, Butt and Stretch)
30-min class that will use bodyweight exercises to activate and strengthen your core and glute muscles (other muscles may also be affected!) followed by an active stretch. This class pairs great with Dance Fit on Tuesdays or on its own as a quick lunch break strengthen and stretch session.
Tuesday 12:25-12:50pm Jan 18 – April 5 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Heidi H
Start on the bikes, and finish with strength exercises using minimal equipment. Please familiarize yourself with the sign up procedures for this class. Click here to learn more.
Tuesdays 4:10-5:00pm Jan 15 – April 9 Cave (back of E176) – Abbotsford Marina H
Thursdays 4:10-5:00pm Jan 17 – April 4 Cave (back of E176) – Abbotsford Marina H
A High Intensity Interval Training kick-boxing style class.
Wednesdays 4:05-4:45pm Jan 16 – April 10 Black Box – A2106
Chilliwack CEP
Heidi H
For more information you can email campusrec@ufv.ca or call the Athletics and Recreation Client Service Desk at 604-557-4041.

Updated: January 15, 2019

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