Adult Programs

Aerial | Core ConditioningFitness Bootcamp | Kojosho Karate | Massage Therapy | Personal Training | Tai chi | Yoga | Zumba® 

Aerial

Swing, fly and spin in this exploration of all things "aerial": silks, trapeze and more. Join us in the Apparatus Bay!

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Shaly Borgen

Day/Time

Sundays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (will return in the fall!)

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Core Conditioning

Tighten, tone, and strengthen all the muscles of your core! This 30-minute class will focus on exercises designed to increase the stability, stamina, and musculature of your midsection, hips, and back. Challenging gymnastics equipment, exercise balls, and your own body weight will be used to provide resistance for each movement. 

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Matt Schwey

Day/Time

Wednesdays 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

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Fitness Bootcamp

Lose weight, get fit, have fun! Come workout with friends in a positive, encouraging, and energetic atmosphere. Bootcamp will be centered around improving your cardiovascular health, total bodystrength, and overall fitness performance. No prior exercise or athletic experience is needed as all exercises can be progressed or regressed depending on your fitness level. The training tools will include resistance bands, calisthenics, medicine balls, agility ladders, cycling, and plyometrics. Join us for a fun and challenging workout in a motivational environment.  

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Matt Schwey

Day/Time

Mondays12:15 -1: p.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 -7:15 p.m.
Wednesdays 12:15 -12:45 p.m. 
Fridays 12:15 - 1 p.m.

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Kojosho Karate

An eclectic karate style that spans many approaches ranging from traditional Japanese karate to soft "internal" styles such as T'ai Chi.

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Ken Cober

Day/Time

Mondays & Thursdays 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. 

Cost 

$60 / month (or Free with Fitness Membership)

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Massage Therapy

Carla Koopal is now offering therapeutic massage at University Village.  

Location

TBD

Instructor

Carla Koopal

Day/Time

By appointment. Please contact Carla at 510.912.2024 or email carlakoopal@hotmail.com 

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Personal Training

Looking to lose weight? Training tips? Our staff is available to work with clients one-on-one or in small groups in 30- or 60-minute sessions.

Location

Apparatus Bay

Day/Time

By appointment. Call the recreation office at 510.524.4926 or email uvrec@berkeley.edu.

Cost 

Private Training
Village Residents $25 / half-hour or 6 sessions for $120.
UCB Affiliates $30 / half-hour or 6 sessions for $150.
General Public $35 / half-hour or 6 sessions for $180.

Buddy Sessions (small groups, 3-person minimum, 1/2-hour) 
$12 / person VR, $14 / person UCB or $15 / person General Public.

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Tai-chi

Taiji Quan, or "tai chi" is a meditative "internal" martial art, emphasizing breathing, flexibility, relaxation, and martial technique.

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

David Moore

Day/Time

TBD

Cost 

$10 / month (or Free with Fitness Membership)

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Yoga

Yoga is known for its mental, restorative, and postural benefits, as well as being a good core strength-building program. This blend of 26 Styles of All Levels "Yoga For Everyone" increases flexibility, strength, endurance, balance, focus, mindfulness, and the overall health and healing of all body systems; pre- and post-natal women welcome! University Village Recreation offers yoga classes taught by Carla Koopal.

Bring a yoga mat.

Location

Crossroads Room

Instructor

Carla Koopal

Day/Time

Mondays 
All Levels: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Yoga-based Pilates: 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Wednesdays 
Restorative Yin Yoga: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Yoga and Meditation: 8:30 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.

Saturdays 
All Levels: 9 - 10 a.m.
All Levels: 10 - 11 a.m.

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Zumba

The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba® Fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!

The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've got a Zumba® class!

In the past years, the Zumba® program has become nothing short of a revolution, spreading like wildfire, and positioning itself as the single most influential movement in the industry of fitness.

Location

Community Center Gymnasium

Instructor

John Vehikite

Day/Time

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays 8 - 9 a.m.

Cost 

8 class Zumba Card (General Public): $50 ($6.25 / class)
4 class Zumba Card (General Public): $30 ($7.50 / class)
$10 / drop in class (or Free with Fitness Membership)

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Weight Room

University Village Recreation has a small weight room open to Village residents and the general public. A Weight Room Orientation is required for anyone wishing to use the weight room. Orientations are by appointment only and are free with a Recreation membership. Weight room hours and the Weight Room Orientation schedule can be found on the sidebar. As a courtesy to others, please bring a towel with you when using the weight room!

Weight Room Equipment
  • 2 Stairmasters
  • Rowing machine
  • Lifecycle recumbent stationary cycle
  • Lifecycle upright stationary cycle
  • Reebok spinning cycle
  • Cybex leg extension and leg curl machines
  • Gravitron
  • Cybex Multi-Station
  • Elliptical Trainer
  • There is also an assortment of free weights (dumbbells) ranging from 3 to 75 pounds