Villanova offers our faculty, staff and students the benefit of group exercise classes including spinning, yoga, zumba, bootcamps and pilates. 

All group exercise classes (except pilates) will be held in Canon Hall at The Commons.

Registration, Pricing, Class Descriptions and Booking

  • Registration for Summer 2024 spin and yoga classes will be held on Tues (5/28) and Weds (5/29), from 12PM-2PM in the Canon Hall group exercise facility.    
  • During registration, you must have your payment ready. Payment can only be cash, check, or wildcard. NO credit cards. 
  • You will also have to sign a waiver. 
    • If you are registering a friend, you must have their payment and waiver ready at registration.
  • After registration you will receive an email with instructions on how to enroll in a class.
  • If you cannot attend in-person registration, please email to register (this will be on a rolling basis). 
  • Packages purchased must be used in the semester they are bought (in this case, Summer 2024). They will not carry over if you have any unused. 
  • Refunds will only be accepted for 24 hours after payment is complete and the package is unused.
  • If a class is canceled due to inclement weather, there will be no make-up class.

Summer Group Exercise Classes

Number of Classes  Price
1 class $10
8 classes $25
15 classes $45

Regular Group Exercise Classes (Fall and Spring semesters)

Number of Classes per Semester Price
1 class $10
6 classes $25
12 classes $45
24 classes $80

Small Group Reformer Pilates Classes

$50 for any 6 reformer pilates classes or $100 for any 12 reformer pilates classes during the Fall and Spring semesters. Summer 2024 reformers pilates classes are priced at $30 for 4 classes. 

Refunds are only valid 24 hours after a package is purchased and it must be unused.

20-20-20 (Cardio, Strength, Yoga)

20-minute bursts of cardio, strength and yoga mixed into one class.

30 for 30 (Spin & Weights)

30-minutes of spin and 30-minutes of weight training. This class gives you the best of both worlds by achieving your cardio and strength workout in one shot.

Body Toning

This class is designed to give participants a total body workout using dumbbells and barbells in addition to your own body weight. This calorie-burning class will get you toned from head to toe while enhancing your overall fitness level. Go at your own pace or choose your own intensity.

Boot Camp

Total body workout that will test your mind and body. Enhance your endurance, strength, agility, balance, speed and power through this high-variety interval training program. 

Gentle Yoga

This hatha practice offers a combination of gentle, yin and restorative asanas in an inviting, peaceful environment as you unwind from your day. Gentle classes provide a chance to slow down and include extended time for meditation, yogic breathwork and relaxation while offering a deep stretch of the connective tissues for the body.

Mat Pilates

A mat based class designed to increase flexibility, core strength and toning. We will be developing an awareness of breath and spine alignment to strengthen the deep torso muscles and increase fluidity and control of the body.

Power Yoga

A high-intensity, calorie-burning class that combines the mental, physical and spiritual benefits of yoga. Power yoga builds strength flexibility, focus and endurance while connecting breath with movement.

Rhythmic Spin

Rhythmic Spin offers a fun way to spin to the beat of the music. You will be "dancing" on the bike as well as challenging yourself through intervals, sprints and hills climbs.


Utilizing a stationary bike, this indoor cycling class is designed for all fitness levels. Classes focus on drills that build power and endurance on the bike and brief, high-intensity bursts that push past your anaerobic threshold to increase your cycling power all while having fun. 

Vinyasa Yoga

A class that combines the mental, physical and spiritual benefits of yoga. Vinyasa yoga builds strength, flexibility, focus and endurance while connecting breath with movement. Be prepared to sweat and smile. All yoga levels welcome.

Vin-Yin Yoga

Explore the balance of opposites in this combination Vinyasa and Yin class. Where Vinyasa is the Yang high flowing energy, Yin brings a slower energy with passive floor stretches. The Yin and Yang come together to warm the body then allow access to the deeper connective tissue and fascia, restoring balance to the mind and body. All levels welcome and encouraged to explore. Challenges and modifications provided as needed.

Yoga Sculpt

A high-intensity, calorie-burning class that combines the mental, physical and spiritual benefits of yoga. Yoga Sculpt uses light weights to build strength, flexibility, focus and endurance while connecting breath with movement. Be prepared to sweat and smile. 


The Zumba workout provides calorie-burning fitness routines through upbeat Latin and urban dance moves. The routines use intervals of fast and slow rhythms to burn fat while toning and sculpting the body.

Once you’ve purchased a group exercise package with a member of the Recreation Staff, you will receive an email from Villanova Recreation (external email from inviting you to register for self service. You may need to check your spam/junk folder for the second email. Then, follow these steps:

  1. Accept the invitation
  2. Create a username and password, then select register
  3. On the left-hand side select “Book Sessions”
  4. Click the class(es) you want to attend and select book

You have two weeks up until the class begins to add a class. You have 12 hours up until the class starts to drop it.

  • All classes are open for faculty, staff, and students. Friends of Villanova can register for Reformer Pilates only.
  • Classes will serve on a first come, first serve basis based upon booking through EZFacility. Once the max amount of people (30 for group exercise room, 25 for spin, and 5 for reformer pilates) enters the room, no other participants will be allowed to enter.
  • It is recommended to arrive between 10-15 minutes early to class for check in.
  • No food or drinks (besides water) are allowed in the group exercise rooms. 

Summer 2024 Group Fitness Schedule

Classes will run June 4th through July 25th, 2024.

Location: Canon Hall Group Exercise Facility


Day Time and Instructor
Tuesdays: 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23 12-12:45 pm - Yoga with Krista
Thursdays: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 12-12:45 pm - Spin with Kate

Summer 2024 Small Group Reformer Pilates

Classes will run June 4th through June 26th, 2024.

Location: Davis Center, 3rd floor pilates studio 


Day Time and Instructor
Tuesdays: 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 11-11:45am - Tricia
Wednesdays: 6/5, 6/12, 6/20 (no class 6/19 due to Juneteenth), 6/26 12-12:45pm - Tricia