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The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort features a state-of-the-art health and fitness center offering the latest Keiser exercise equipment, group fitness classes for all levels, a 48 foot long heated indoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a whirlpool. Seasonal activities include bike riding, paddle boating, and walking paths around the lake with mediation gardens along the way.

We believe that a healthy lifestyle is an active lifestyle. Our programs are designed to get you moving! Whether you've been exercising for years, or are just starting out, there's something for everyone at the Heartland Spa!

Whether your goal is to lose weight, lower your blood pressure, increase lean tissue, reduce stress, or simply to feel better, your exercise program should be enjoyable. With a variety of fitness options from which to choose, our programs are designed to encourage you to try something new. In an environment filled with support and motivation, it is our hope that you will discover activities that you find challenging and fun, so you can continue your spa experience at home.

Our most common classes are described and rated according to fitness level, choreography, and impact to better direct you to the classes that are appropriate for your goals and interests.

Fitness Level

Choreography

Impact

Beginner - For those who are just getting started or haven't exercised for over 3 months.

Intermediate - Fairly active in some type of aerobic activity (2 - 3 times per week).

Advanced - Active aerobically 3 or more times per week.

Basic - Simple, easy-to-follow, more "athletic" routines.

Moderate - Incorporates choreographed patterns with basic movements.

Complex - Intricate combinations with lots of variations.

Low - Keep one foot on the floor at all times. Absolutely no jumping.

Mixed - Includes some propulsion such as skips, jacks, scoots and hops.

Option - Entire class can be done low-impact but options will be shown for some higher impact moves.

Aerobic Interval

Alternates choreographed aerobic moves with muscle conditioning.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Moderate
Fitness Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Impact: Option

Aqua Motion

Weighing only 1/10th of your body weight in water with 12 times the resistance, this is one workout that is both safe and challenging for all fitness levels.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Mixed

Body Sculpting

Build muscle definition using dynabands and xertubes. This is great for the person "on the go."
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Body Works

A fun choreographed class designed to welcome you to or back to aerobics!
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Moderate
Fitness Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Impact: Low

Boot Camp

This challenging aerobic, agility and strengthening routine is inspired by the military.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Impact: Mixed

BOSU

The most versatile equipment yet! A dynamic dome surface offers a new challenge. Our introduction class includes moves to improve balance, muscle strength, endurance, and aerobic conditioning.
Category: Strength
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Impact: Mixed

Cardio Blast

A fun choreographed aerobics class designed to get you movin'!
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Moderate
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Impact: Option

Cardio Kickboxing

This workout combines basic kicks and punches with an aerobic "beat". Quick, powerful moves make this a fun challenge.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Impact: Option

Dance Themes and Routines

Let's Dance! You will love classes like "Dance With Me", "Motown Moves", "Body Express", "Disco Jam" and "Salsa Aerobics", all of which are designed to get you moving to specific songs or a type of music.
Category: Pure Fun!
Choreography: Moderate
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Fitness Fusion

A challenging combination of approximately 20 minutes of strength, 20 minutes cardio, and 20 minutes of a flow and stretch.
Category: Cardio/Strength
Fitness Level: Advanced
Choreography: Moderate
Impact: Mixed

Foam Roller Classes

Learn how to use a foam roller to relieve tight muscles, loosen knots, and encourage muscles to let go of stress and tension.
Category: Stretch/Relax
Fitness Level: DNA (Does Not Apply)
Choreography: DNA
Impact: DNA

Health Walk

Choose your own distance and pace as you walk along the beautiful countryside surrounding the spa.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Moderate
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Hittin' Below the Belt

Get a great work-out with toning exercises that isolate abs, hips and legs. The class focuses on proper form for squats, lunges, and good old-fashioned floor work!
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Intro. to Racewalking

Learn how to walk in the most effective way while learning the proper techniques of Racewalking.
Category: Aerobic
Fitness Level: Beginner
Choreography: Basic
Impact: Low

Keiser Circuit

Use our weight training machines and cardiovascular equipment for an easy to follow, yet physically challenging, interval workout.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Min-Spin Interval Biking

Use Schwinn Spinner stationary bikes to ride across the country alternating hill climbs with sprints, in and out of the saddle!
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Impact: Low

Parcourse & 1/4 Mile Track

This seasonal outdoor activity features a variety of obstacles for improving balance, agility, strength, and body awareness.
Category: Aerobic
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Option

Pilates Matwork

Floor exercises designed to stretch and strengthen the "core" muscles-abdominals, low back, glutes and hips.
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: DNA
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Serious Strength Training

Less talk, more action! Take it up a notch (or a pound) and add variety to your free weight workout.
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: DNA
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Impact: Low

Smart Moves with Dumbbells

Learn to use dumbbells to develop strength and shape muscles with proper technique.
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Stretch Classes

Stretch classes are designed to improve flexibility through basic stretching and range of motion movements, while releasing stress through relaxation techniques.
Category: Stretch
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Super Circuit

Improve coordination, power, balance, agility and cardiovascular efficiency using a variety of activity stations.
Category: Aerobic/Stregth
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Option

Tai Chi or Qi Gong

This ancient art of meditation and movement utilizes body, mind and breath to develop coordination and awareness to reduce stress.
Category: Mind-Body
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Tone & Balance with Fitballs

Use a Gymnic "fitball" to improve your balance and posture by strengthening and stretching your muscles.
Category: Muscle Conditioning
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

Total Body Conditioning

Get the most out of your workout by adding strength, cardio, and anaerobic intervals in the workout.
Category: Cardio/Strength
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Impact: Option

Yoga

Stretch and energize the body, calm and focus the mind, uplift and nourish the spirit. Learn breathing, relaxation and body techniques.
Category: Mind-Body
Choreography: Basic
Fitness Level: All
Impact: Low

ZUMBA®

Fun and energetic dance/fitness class inspired by Latin music, exotic dance rhythms, and fitness.
Category: Cardio
Fitness Level: Intermediate
Choreography - Complex
Impact: Mixed

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