Fitness Classes

Fitness ClassesFitness Classes

Tennessee Fitness Spa offers a wide variety of classes in the fitness department, so you’re sure to find something that interests you.  Our instructors each have their own style of teaching, providing you with the opportunity to try up to ten different aerobic classes during your stay, such as dance aerobics, boxing aerobics, interval training, etc.  Modifications are always suggested, so any level of fitness will be challenged.  To unwind from all those tough workouts, be sure to join us for our daily stretch classes.  All of our instructors are here for you; they are compassionate, yet they can also give that extra push when needed.  Our main goal is to help you achieve your fitness goals and get a jump-start to a healthier way of life.

Typical Schedule*

     6:45   Breakfast
     7:45   Walk Warm-Up
     8:00   Walk/Water Walking
     9:30   Aqua Workout
   10:15   Body Toning
   10:45   Aerobics/Weight Training/Wallyball
   11:30   Stretch
   12:15   Lunch
     1:15   Body Toning
     2:00   Lecture/Aerobics
     2:45   Body Toning
     3:30   Aqua Aerobics
     4:30   Stretch/Yoga
     6:00   Dinner
     7:00   Evening Activity

*Saturday afternoon and Sunday, all facilities are open but classes are not scheduled.

Here at Tennessee Fitness Spa, we still take the time to educate you on safe, effective exercise involving weight training and an assortment of aerobic activities.  To maximize results, while avoiding overtraining, we recommend you participate daily in:  two aerobic activities, one resistance (weight) training activity, one stretch class, and at least four abs classes per week.  To ensure that your exercise preferences and capabilities are met, we provide a wide variety of classes.  Class offerings differ slightly from week to week and season to season.

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Abdominal and lower back isolation exercises. (approximately 15 minutes)

ABT'S (Abs, Butts, and Thighs)
Floorwork consisting of exercises designed to tone your abdominals, lower back, buttocks, and inner and outer thigh muscles. (approximately 30 minutes)

Aerobic Combo
This class offers a variety of low impact, box, and step aerobics moves. (approximately 40 minutes)

Aerobic Dance Medley / Low-Impact Aerobics
A dance-style class combining hip-hop and other fun dance moves. (approximately 40 minutes)

Agility Aerobics
Station moves consisting of ropes, medicine balls, resistaballs, cones, sliding disks, and Bosus. (approximately 40 minutes)

Aqua Abs and Aqua Noodle Workout
These classes alternate daily between focusing on the abdominals and the major muscle groups. (approximately 15 to 30 minutes)

Aqua Aerobics
This class format emphasizes cardiovascular conditioning and toning.  It is a great choice for those who enjoy water activities, seniors, and physically limited participants.  Although the water reduces orthopedic stress on ligaments, tendons, joints, bones, and muscles, it is definitely not a “powder puff” workout.  Buoyancy and resistance equipment are used for variety and conditioning. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

Aqua Circuit
Aerobic and toning stations in the pool. (approximately 45 minutes)

Aqua Delta Bells
A toning class using the delta bells in the pool. (approximately 30 minutes)

Aqua TabataAqua Tabata 
A high-intensity water workout which includes 20-second intervals and 10-second rests. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

Aqua Volleyball
A fun aerobic activity filled with team spirit. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

Around the World Cardio 
Get a fun aerobic workout while moving from station to station. (approximately 40 minutes)

Booty Blast 
A class focused on blasting the most ignored part of our core muscles, our booty.  This class is full of exercises for the lower back, glutes, and hamstrings.  (approximately 30 minutes)

Boxing Stations
This class format provides low impact, high intensity moves for the participants.  The class contains basic boxing moves and defense skills. (approximately 40 minutes)

Cardio Conditioning
A blend of high-intensity cardio moves, incorporating the resistaball and resistance tubes. (approximately 40 minutes)

Circuit Aerobics
An aerobic class using weight machines, free weights, and cardio moves; an excellent fat burner. (approximately 40 minutes)

Core Fusion
Various methods to engage the core and build strength (resistance equipment optional). (approximately 30 minutes)

Core Works 
A class focusing on the band of muscles going around our middle, called the core; not just our abdominal muscles, but all the muscles we need to strengthen for good posture and healthy backs. (approximately 30 minutes) 

Country Line 
A blend of old and new country line dances put together in an aerobics class format to burn calories and have some boot-scootin' fun! (approximately 40 minutes)

Dance Aerobics
An aerobics class sampling different genres of music and styles of dance from Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Ballet, and even Line Dancing to get your heart rate up while using moves simple enough that you still have fun! (approximately 40 minutes)

Free Weight Intervals 
A timed cardio class using the step, resistaball, and free weights. (approximately 40 minutes)

free weight pumpFree Weight Pump 
A total body workout that uses different tempo exercises to target and tone every muscle fiber, but also uses multiple repetitions to add a little cardio for extra calorie burn! (approximately 45 minutes)

Free Weight Workout
This class is designed for the participant who is interested in full body toning.  The class involves the use of free weights to sculpt muscles.  It provides a great workout from head to toe! (approximately 45 minutes)

Hula Hooping 
A core-based class with a fun twist. (approximately 30 minutes)

Indoor Cycling
An interval training cardio class that takes you on an indoor journey climbing hills, mountains, and racing straightaways to burn fat and build endurance; cycling is easy on the joints and powered by pumped-up music! (approximately 30 to 60 minutes)

MMA Aerobics 
A cardio class combining different disciplines of martial arts, such as kickboxing, Muay Thai, boxing, and karate to help you burn, fight, and release your inner warrior! (approximately 40 minutes) 

Outdoor Cardio Excursion 
A variation of Outdoor Intervals using natural inclines on property to boost the heart rate while exploring beautiful vistas; weather permitting. (approximately 40 minutes)  

Outdoor Intervals
Weather permitting, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while getting an aerobic workout with the use of free weights. (approximately 40 minutes)

Beginning instruction on basic Pilates floor moves, with focus on breathing and strengthening the core muscles. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

circuit trainingResistaball (Body Ball)
A workout device used to improve balance, core strength, and toning. (approximately 30 minutes)

Ring of Fire 
Intense 30-second cardio moves followed by the use of free weights between intervals; also incorporates core moves. (approximately 40 minutes)

Salsa Aerobics
A Latin-style dance aerobics class. (approximately 40 minutes)

Sports Conditioning Intervals 
Training inspired by athletes from sports such as basketball, Strongman, kickboxing, and climbing. (approximately 40 minutes)

Step Aerobics
This powerfully energizing class is designed to enhance lower body toning and to increase cardiovascular fitness. (approximately 40 minutes)

This class is devoted to muscular stretch and relaxation to assist in improving muscular recuperation, flexibility and overall relaxation. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

Tabata Aerobics 
A high-intensity aerobic workout which includes 20-second intervals and 10-second rests. (approximately 30 to 40 minutes)

Tai Core 
A standing core class that has the slow movements and peace of Tai Chi, but adds martial arts forms to tone muscles. (approximately 30 minutes)

Tubing Toning
Rubber tubes used to do resistance exercises; one day is lower body, one day is upper body. (approximately 30 minutes)

A lively, competitive team sport similar to volleyball, but the ball is played off the wall in the racquetball court. (approximately 30 to 45 minutes)

Weight Machines
Here we begin with a 10-minute warm-up followed by resistance training using machines. You will work upper body one day and lower body the next day and progress from largest muscle groups to smallest. (approximately 45 minutes)

Weight Machines 101
As a prelude to weight machines, this class will familiarize you with our equipment. (approximately 30 minutes)

Beginning instruction on Hatha Yoga with focus on relaxation, flexibility, and breathing. (approximately 1 hour)

Yoga with Holly 
A range of gentle poses intended to align the body, coupled with breath and meditation to soothe the mind and uplift the spirit. (approximately 45 to 60 minutes) 

"A fusion of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps to Latin and international music." (approximately 40 to 60 minutes)

Zumba Step 
A fun combo of basic step aerobics mixed with the Latin moves of Zumba to get a great cardio workout using the step while shakin' your booty! (approximately 40 minutes)