The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Student Affairs office and the Doctoral Students’ Council. Classes include Pilates, Hatha Yoga, and Intermediate Yoga. Classes are $15-30 for students, and registration and full payment are required before the first class for all classes, see schedule below.
Please register early to ensure your space; registration is first come, first served. When a class is full, students may opt to go on a waiting list. Students who miss more than two classes will have their registration terminated. Fitness equipment is provided.
Registration for the first half of the spring 2016 semester will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 21 in room 7301. Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs office, room 7301. Payment is required at time of registration and a $10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members. Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. We regret that we cannot accept credit cards. Questions? Contact email@example.com
Bodily Postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.
Instructor: Hess Kim
Hatha Yoga Session A, 12:00p-1:00p (Mondays) $15 GC Students/$60 Faculty/Staff $75 Community Members
Feb. 1, Feb. 8, Feb. 22, Feb. 29, Mar 7,Mar. 14
Hatha Yoga Session B, 12:00p-1:00p (Wednesdays) $15 GC Students/$60 Faculty/Staff $75 Community Members
Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24, Mar. 2, Mar. 9
Intermediate Yoga (Mindful Vinyasa Yoga – Intermediate)
This class is for students who are already familiar with basic yoga poses and sun salutations. We will continue to explore the mental and physical benefits of moving mindfully and will apply basic alignment principles to a wider variety of poses, including inversions. Pranayama (breathing exercises) or sitting meditation will be integrated into every class. Come deepen your understanding of yoga and yourself!
Instructor: Michelle Morrison
Intermediate Yoga Session A, 5:45p-6:45p (Tuesdays) $15 GC Students/$60 Faculty/Staff $75 Community Members
Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, Mar. 1 Mar. 8
Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way your body functions, looks and feels.
Instructor: Jeanette Palmer
Pilates Session A, 4:15p-5:30p (Tuesdays) $30 GC Students/$72 Faculty/Staff $90 Community Members
Feb. 2 Feb. 9 Feb. 16 Feb. 23, Mar. 1, Mar. 8
Pilates Session B, 2:45-4:00p (Thursdays) $30 GC Students/$72 Faculty/Staff $90 Community Members
Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25 Mar. 3, Mar. 10
Pilates Session C, 4:15p-5:30p (Thursdays) $30 GC Students/$72 Faculty/Staff $90 Community Members
Feb. 4 Feb. 11 Feb. 18, Feb 25, Mar. 3, Mar.10
By special arrangement with Baruch College, enrolled Graduate Center students have been allowed to become members of the Baruch College Athletics and Recreation Complex (ARC), and it is anticipated that this arrangement will continue. Under the current provisions, Graduate Center students need to obtain from the GC Registrar’s office a certification of enrollment to present to the ARC Facilities Director and complete paperwork at Baruch along with payment of $100 for the year. Information about the ARC facilities can be found at their website. Graduate Center students are also welcome to use the John Jay College Cardiovascular Fitness Center (899 Tenth Avenue, Suite 601) for a $275 annual fee (half-year membership is available for $137.50). For John Jay, students must first have a physical examination ($25 on-site exams are available twice a year). For further information, contact Steve Fagan at 1-212-237-8367. “Medical Referral forms” are available from program offices, the Doctoral Students’ Council office (Telephone: 1-212-817-7888), Student Affairs (Telephone: 1-212-817-7400) and online.
Graduate Center students are also welcome to use the John Jay College Cardiovascular Fitness Center (899 Tenth Avenue, Suite 601). Half-year membership is $137.50. For John Jay, student must first have a physical examination. ($25 on-site exams are available twice a year.) For further information, contact 212-237-8367. “Medical Referral forms” are available online [pdf].