Amy Schmidt

Director of Group Fitness

Amy joined the Parisiís Group Fitness family in December of 2008 where her passion for fitness became a career. Since then, Amy has excelled in her field and teaches a variety of classes with certifications in Group Power, Zumba, Piloxing, Spinning, Kickboxing and many more. Amy is a leader by example and is always setting personal goals for both her mind and her body. In 2013 Amy became one of the top 5 finalists in the NPC East Coast Bodybuilding Figure Championship and her experience inspired her to further educate herself by successfully becoming a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Here, she can take her experience as a Group Fitness Instructor combine and crossover into Personal Training to give her clients the ultimate fitness experience. In addition to her dedication inside the gym, Amy also creates time for charity and helps raise awareness for causes such as finding a cure for breast cancer, ovarian cancer, providing support to our local animal shelters and food pantries. She is also an advocate for promoting healthy living and fitness to our youth. Amy is actively involved in her communities youth sports program. Fitness is Amyís passion and she is grateful for the opportunity to share it with family, friends, members and her community. Her greatest reward comes from being a part of peopleís personal journeys, seeing them achieve their fitness goals and the friendships created along the way.

What is Group Fitness

Keep fit in our beautiful, spacious group fitness studio. Choose from more than fifty dynamic and motivational weekly group fitness classes which are included in membership! Improve stamina and strength, and a sense of camaraderie are just a few of the valuable benefits of participation.

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Under the watchful eye of seasoned and talented instructors, members experience a safe, fun, and effective workout. Our Group Fitness program offers a wide variety of structured fitness classes with instructors who are ready to inspire and motivate you to reach your personal fitness goals

What are the benefits

One of the greatest benefits of Group Fitness is the motivation gained by exercising in a group setting with your peers and guided safely through a workout by an experienced instructor. With over fifty group fitness classes to choose from, you will be able to vary your routine and incorporate exercises that you never practiced before.

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Classes incorporate weights, body bars, stability balls, pilates ring and more, to work muscle groups at a steady, even pace.√ā Classes are 60 minutes unless otherwise posted and are choreographed to work your entire body.

Weekly Schedule

Sunday

Time Class Instructor
7:45AM Yoga Jean
8:30AM Spinning Donna
9:00AM Zumba Lisa
10:00AM Power Lisa
11:00AM Powerstrike Darlene

Monday

Time Class Instructor
5:45AM Spinning Exp Donna
8:15AM Zumba Robin
9:00AM Spinning Ace
9:00AM Power Lisa
10:00AM Rock Solid Kelly
11:00AM Vinyasa Yoga Regina
5:00PM Active Elyse
6:00PM Power Elyse
6:00PM Spinning Teri
7:00PM Yoga Regina

Tuesday

Time Class Instructor
5:30AM Circuit Breaker Dave
6:00AM Spinning Mike
8:30AM Kickboxing Denise
9:15AM Total Tune Up Denise
9:15AM Spinning Chrissy
10:15AM Active Kelly
4:30PM Power Jocelyn
5:30PM Zumba Jocelyn
6:30PM Powerstrike Darlene

Wednesday

Time Class Instructor
6:00AM Yoga Angela
8:15AM Rebounder Bootcamp Elyse
9:05AM Power Elyse
9:30AM Spinning Nancy
10:00AM Tabata Training Robin
10:45AM Hatha Yoga Regina
4:30PM Spinning Mike
4:30PM Active Lisa
5:30PM Pilates Mat Nancy

Thursday

Time Class Instructor
5:30AM Circuit Breaker Dave
8:00AM Total Body Conditioning Elyse
9:00AM Zumba Lisa
9:15AM Spinning Ace
10:00AM Active Lisa
11:00AM Barless Bar Erin
4:30PM Circuit Breaker Tim
5:15PM Powerstrike Jocelyn
6:00PM Power Jocelyn
7:00PM Yoga Jean

Friday

Time Class Instructor
6:00AM Spinning Mike
7:00AM Active Lisa
8:00AM Pilates Plus Nancy
8:45AM Step Interval Elyse
9:15AM Spinning Chrissy
9:30AM Kickboxing Denise
10:30AM Power Denise
11:30AM Yoga Regina

Saturday

Time Class Instructor
7:45AM Barless Bar Nancy
8:00AM Spinning Nancy
8:30AM Total Body Conditioning Elyse
9:30AM Spinning TBD
9:30AM Active Elyse
10:35AM Power Jocelyn/TBD

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Classes Offered

Active

An athletic class thatís perfect for the beginner to the experienced participant! 20 minutes of cardio using The Step is followed by strength training, balance, core and flexibility work to make a complete workout!

Barless Bar

An open level method of fitness and strength training that encourages length and flexibility while getting stronger. This unique class is designed to tighten your glutes, firm your thighs, streamline your arms, create a rock-solid core and make your muscles shake! (45min)

Circuit Breaker

A high intensity circuit class that will improve your strength, conditioning, agility and flexibility. Sculpt, tone and build your body to its peak performance. All fitness levels welcome!

Kickboxing

Punch, jab and kick your way to fitness. Experience strength and cardiovascular conditioning in this class designed for all fitness levels. Cardio class without contact.

Pilates Mat

Focusing on the "powerhouse" (abdomen, lower back and buttocks) of the body, breathing and alignment are the basis of this mind-body class. Improve strength, flexibility and posture while strengthening and supporting the core of the body.

Pilates Plus

Pilates Mat with the additional use of equipment in class. (45 min)

Power

Strengthen all your major muscles in this barbell program. Simple athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls are performed in a motivating group environment with fantastic music. Youíll discover amazing results in your hour of power!

Powerstrike

Punches and kicks are set to great music using a free-standing heavy bag. Simple to follow but takes your training to a new level! No experience necessary; this class accommodates the novice to the pro! Gloves & wraps required.

Rebounder Bootcamp

Uses the Urban Rebounder in combination with athletic drills for an intense conditioning workout. (45 min)

Rock Solid

This class incorporates short bursts of intense cardio and strength training to boost your metabolism, increase you anaerobic threshold and build overall strength! Come prepared to have fun and burn some serious calories!

Spinning

Take outdoor riding indoors in this group cycling class. A water bottle and towel are strongly recommended. First time riders, please arrive early to learn proper bike setup

Step Interval

Alternating segments of cardio patterns and strengthening exercises using the step. (45 min)

Tabata Training

High Intensity Interval Training, the format for Tabata is 20 seconds of intense training, followed by 10 seconds of rest. Each drill is traditionally performed 8 times to make a 4 minute set. (45 min)

Total Body Conditioning

A full body workout that incorporates weights, body bars and/or tubing to burn calories and tone muscles.

Total Tune-Up

High energy, full body workout that will keep your heart pumping doing strength and cardio drills.

Yoga

Get in tune with your body, and feel a sense of well-being with this ancient form of movement. Strengthen, tone and stretch your body while enhancing relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat. Hatha is a more meditative, slow relaxing style; Vinyasa is a faster paced more challenging approach.

Zumba

Dance your way to a fitter you! Experience exciting and unique Latin moves and rhythms in this class that is taking the world by storm. Ditch the workout and join the party!