Specialty Classes & Events

Specialty Classes and Events

Girl Power: No Limits

Description: Duke female students are invited to participate in monthly discussions and activities revolving around different areas of wellness. Physical, emotional, spiritual, financial, and environmental wellness are some of the themes that will be covered during this experience. Participation is free! Contact Leigh Ann for more information: leigh.garstecki@duke.edu


Girl Power: The Original

Duke Personal Training offers Girl Power, a small group training class for women who want to learn proper lifts and progressions in the weight room. No five pound dumbbell curls and endless crunches, this class is for women who are serious about getting strong and being confident in any weight room.  >>>Click here to learn more Girl Power

Fit Box

This is an upbeat, exciting class teaching you proper form on all punches then putting them together in fun combos for a great workout! Boxing gloves will be provided for usage during class and wraps will be available to purchase. Our instructors have been teaching boxing classes for both small and large groups for numerous years and are able to accommodate all levels.

Session 1: January 23 – February 8, 2017
3 week sessions that meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 PM
Fee: $50
Location: Wilson Recreation Center

Session 2: February 20 – March 8, 2017
3 week sessions that meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 PM

Fee: $50
Location: Brodie Recreation Center
*Pre-registration required. Gloves are provided, hand wraps available for purchase.

Runner’s Boot Camp

Ever wonder about your running form? Or how to properly strength train as a runner? Join this small group program to get these answers and more! Learn the best techniques to be efficient, effective, and most importantly prevent injuries. This program will consist of both running and strength training workouts.

January 30 – February 24, 2017
Mondays & Wednesdays from 6-7 PM

Fee: $75
*Pre-registration required

Saturday Start-Ups

These specialty classes, held once a month, will either showcase a new format or help you learn about existing formats in an interactive setting. Not sure how to set up an indoor cycle or what that yoga pose is supposed to feel like? Heard about that new Zumba class or want to try a new dance style? Come join our creative and talented fitness team for a fun and educational morning.

Saturdays at Wilson on the following dates: January 14 / February 15 / March 25 / April 15

Duke Rec Fit Finale

Join the Rec and PE staff on K-Ville for a fun filled afternoon to say goodbye to the school year. We’ll have music, lawn games, twister on the bouldering wall, as well as highlighting our graduating staff with some fun workouts (Zumba, cycle, yoga, HIIT) and relay races! Come out and release some of that end of semester stress!

Date: April 28, 2016
Time: 1-4 PM
Location: K-Ville
Fee: FREE!

DON’T FORGET: We also offer Small Group TRX Training throughout the school year. Information about TRX is on the TRX Training page. Contact The Duke Fitness Team to register.