Looking for a fun way to stay motivated? Bladium’s Group Exercise classes are your ticket to fun and fitness! Select from a wide range of classes based on your areas of interest: cardio, strength, flexibility, mind-body, or sport-specific. We are proud to offer the world-renowned ® Programs, plus Zumba®, Bladium Barre, yoga and more.
Your membership gives you unlimited access to the entire Fitness Center and all Group Exercise classes—attend as many as you want!
Contact our Group X Director, Amelia Avila, for help in selecting the right class for you, or simply visit any of our classes and see for yourself. You have dozens of workout partners you haven’t even met yet!
Amelia Avila | Group Exercise ("Group X") Director | AlamedaFitness@Bladium.com
Choose from more than 80 group exercise classes each week! Open this month's Group X Schedule Or check our live weekly calendar below to see the latest schedule updates.
Les Mills on Demand Classes
Short on time to get into the gym or going on vacation and don’t want to miss your favorite LES MILLS workouts? Bladium is proud to offer LES MILLS On Demand so you can do your workouts anytime, anywhere. With seven different programs and a large library of workouts to choose from, including the LES MILLS GRIT™ Series, we’ve got your motivation covered. Subscribe to LES MILLS On Demand today at a special Bladium members-only price!
This program engages the athlete in all modalities of fitness: strength, speed, power, flexibility, and stability. Using the 3,2,1 interval approach: 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio, and 1 minute of abs.
BODYCOMBAT™ is a non-contact, martial arts-based workout with moves drawn from Karate, Tae Kwan Do, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and Tai Chi. Supported by driving music and an instructor who models movements for you, you will strike, punch, and kick your way through calories to achieve superior cardio fitness. Each BODYCOMBAT™ class provides an exhilarating exercise experience that delivers ultra-fast fitness results. (60 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 545
BODYJAM™ is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive fusion of the latest dance moves and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as breaking a sweat. Funky instructors teach you to move with attitude through this energetic class. So grab a friend, get front and center and get high on the feeling of dance. (60 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 530
A 30-minute high-impact cardio workout like nothing else. Designed to burn fat and rapidly improve athletic capability, this explosive, 30-minute workout combines high impact body weight exercises and uses no equipment. Take this class 1-2x a week for maximum results. Lower options are available and all fitness levels welcome.
A 30-minute plyometric-based workout that delivers fast results! Combining the principles of explosive plyometrics and power agility training, you’ll build a powerful, agile and athletic body. Shred body fat and take your fitness level up beyond belief. Take this class 1-2x a week for powerful results. All fitness levels welcome.
RPM™ is a spinning class where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music and control the intensity of your workout with a resistance dial and pedal speed. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through 20-25 kilometers of hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training. Discover your athlete within – spin, sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high. (45 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 620
High intensity interval training through body weight exercises and timed rounds. Short and to the point, 20-25 minutes is all you need when maxing out your effort. Sports inspired movement and modifications available.
Shake dat! Loud music, deep bass, and hip-hop beats to make you sweat. Simple movement and tons of fun. All levels welcome.
The very best of Hip-Hop, Old School, Pop, 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s and current music all rolled up into this incredible dance workout class. Simple choreography, classic moves, non-stop fun! Great for all levels; no dance experience required.
Fundamental cycling techniques are used to stimulate the training experience of an outdoor cycle ride. Build leg strength and endurance while smashing calories and improving cardiovascular endurance.
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.
Strength and Toning Classes
BODYPUMP™ is the fastest way to shape up and lose body fat. It’s a toning and conditioning class with weights, good for just about anyone who wants to add strength training into their aerobic workout. This workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises, such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast! (60 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 560
CXWORX™ is based on cutting-edge scientific research that combines the best of personal training with the energy of a group fitness class. It’s ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strength and assisting in injury prevention. Highly-trained instructors explain the science behind each exercise and challenge you to reach beyond your limits. (30 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 240
An intense 30-minute team training session that will blast all major muscle groups and take your training to the next level. Builds strength and tones lean muscle, increases metabolism after the workout, reduces fat, and develops lean muscle. Take this class 1-2x a week for amazing results! All fitness levels welcome.
A more traditional approach to abdominal training by using high repetition body weight exercises such as crunches, twists, and low back work. The class is taught in layers from easy to difficult so that any participant can work at their own level. The occasional use of stability ball exercises and mat Pilates are mixed in. All exercises will target the abdominal and low back muscles to improve endurance, tone, and strength. This class includes a warm up and stretch. (30 minute class)
Take the ultimate challenge to completely sculpt the entire body with functional free weight training. Work every muscle by using big weight lifting movements that burn massive calories, build great coordination, balance, and control. Top it off by fusing in cardio intervals to increase heart rate and improve cardio endurance. This class will even build up agility and power, improve posture and CORE endurance, and tone legs, waist, arms, and hips. We use stability balls, dumbbells, barbells, resistance bands, and the step bench. (45 minute class)
Bladium Barre is a trendy new class that integrates the fat-burning format of interval training with muscle-shaping isometrics to quickly and safely reshape the entire body. Its non-impact, one-hour workout targets all major muscle groups and improves posture. The result is a body featuring sculpted arms, flat abs, a lifted seat, and elongated thighs.
Mind / Body Classes
Wado Ki Kai Karate system is a combination of traditional and contemporary styles of training. Martial Arts using Katas, Strikes, drills, and light sparring. all levels welcome
BODYFLOW™ is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance. It’s your personal time out from the stress and strains of daily life – a group exercise-to-music class that enhances your physical and mental well-being. (60 minute class) Potential calorie burn: 380
Relax and invigorate the body and mind with poses, breathing techniques, and meditation to increase strength, flexibility, and focus. Anusara (a-nu-sar-a) means ’flowing with grace’, ’going with the flow’, ’following your heart’. Anusura Yoga is a unique, therapeutic style of Hatha Yoga in which the artistic expression of the human heart blends magically with the scientific principles of biomechanics. (60 minute class)
Uses postures, breathing and meditative awareness to align body & limber-up the spine. Hatha Yoga is a powerful tool for stress management & greatly benefits all body systems.
Core Hatha Yoga – Postures are held slightly longer, has an ab/core strengthening, and a stronger standing sequence. Gentle inversions are explored and modifications and props can be used.
This class will fire up your core as you practice posture alignment, demanding sequences, and build heat by connecting breath to movement. Alignment meets power when you tap into this full body workout, unleash your inner core warrior!
Sooth your body through postures done in a warm room environment (70-85 degrees) using massive range to challenge, flow, and breathe deep within your body. Explore postures and fundamental principals of (hot) Yoga. This foundation building class will work every muscle in your body at a beginner/intermediate pace. Turn up the temperature in your body and turn stress into sweat!
Amelia Avila | Group Exercise ("Group X") Director | AlamedaFitness@Bladium.com