First class is always free!

SMTC’s group exercise classes are open to individuals looking for a challenging workout in a social atmosphere! We offer a variety of training styles for all ages, and our fitness classes can easily be modified for varying skill levels or injuries. 

All classes are led by our highly qualified staff members. Visit our calendar for dates and times or check out the descriptions below.

Have a question? Feel free to contact Mike Summers at [email protected] or (314) 961-3787.

WEIGHTLIFTING @ SMTC

Learn to LOVE to lift correctly!  This one-hour class will help you build a base and foundation for weightlifting movements, correct and improve technique, and build strength. At your first class you will set goals and track your progress on your personalized goals sheet. Most clients report meeting their initial goals within 4-6 weeks of consistent training. This class concludes with a quick stretch session to relieve tension and enhance flexibility. All fitness levels welcome.

Instructor: Mike Summers
Monday 5:00 pm

Strictly Stretching

Feeling stiff and tight?  Start your week off with the dance medicine staff for this one hour stretch class specifically designed for runners, cyclists and endurance athletes. Improve your flexibility, reduce incidence of injury, and ultimately increase your performance through a whole body approach to stretching, breathing, and healthy flow. Strictly Stretching will educate you on how to stretch properly and increasing range of motion in a safe way can have huge benefits on your overall training.

Instructor: Jennifer Armstrong
Monday 6:15 pm​

QUICK MINUTES TO FITNESS

Short on time?  Quick Minutes to Fitness is a group circuit training class designed to deliver a great workout with full body movements in less time! Experts say 30 minutes of resistance training at least 2 to 3 times per week improves strength, balance and overall health. This class is primarily focused around our Nautilus equipment, providing clients with a skillset in areas of strength, aerobic and anaerobic training, and a high level of overall fit

ness while reducing risk of overuse or injury. We use an integrated approach utilizing weight machines in combination with balance and stability training with using light free-weights and bodyweight. We offer a variety of modifications for each exercise making this class perfect for beginners, seniors or open level clients. 

Instructor: Mike Summers
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 pm

FUSION FITNESS

Fusion Fitness is a group circuit exercise class designed to deliver a great workout with full body movements. Our trainers focus on working from the ground up eliciting the best hormone response possible. The cross-training technique utilized provides clients with a skillset in areas of strength, aerobic and anaerobic training, and increases the ability to maintain a high level of overall fitness while reducing risk of overuse or injury. 

Instructor: Mike Summers
Tuesday 8:00 am or 5:00 pm, Thursday 6:00 am

Starts June 6: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN’T STRETCH?

Join us for a stretch class aimed for those who have never actively stretched, feel like their body is not meant for stretching, or those who would like to improve their general flexibility or mobility. Class will include a quick kinetic warm-up, followed by a mix of standing stretches as well as stretching on the PT tables, a perfect option for those who are uncomfortable or unable to get on the floor. If needed, modifications or alternatives will be offered.  All fitness levels welcome.

Instructor: Katy Mattis
Thursday 11:00 am

GYROKINESIS®

The GYROKINESIS® Method is a movement method that addresses the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences. It is an original and unique method, which coordinates movement, breath and mental focus.

Instructor: Jennifer Armstrong
Thursday 5:30 pm (1.25 hrs)

CONDITIONING FOR DANCERS

Conditioning for Dancers is designed to meet the special needs of the committed dance athlete. This circuit training class helps you build strength and endurance without sacrificing flexibility and range of motion. You will see improvements in posture, power, and quickness and be less susceptible to injury. Appropriate for intermediate level and up or ages 15 and up.

Instructor: Paige Van Nest
Friday 9:15 am​
* No cost for professionals in the St. Louis dance community. *

 

Parkinson's Exercise Class

Exercise for Parkinson’s

Instructor: Katy Mattis and Mike Summers
Location: Crestwood

Tuesday 9:00 am

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