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OtterFit Program

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The OtterFit Health and Fitness Program is an opportunity for the faculty and staff of Otterbein University to use the services of a Health Promotion and Fitness major as their personal trainer, participate in group training classes and enhance wellness through educational programming and events.

Registration for personal training and group fitness classes is ongoing with classes beginning August 27. Register here. Class/Group size minimum is 3 and maximum is 40. Contact Erica Van Dop with questions or for more information.

Programs Offered

Group Training and Fitness Classes Fall 2018 
Our goal is to create an inclusive, engaging, and dynamic wellness opportunity for all faculty and staff on campus.  All fitness levels are welcome at every training session and class.  We hope you will join us!

Classes are open to all faculty, staff, and significant others.  Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.  All classes take place in the Rike Center Fitness Studio (across from the weight room).  Classes run week 2 (August 27) - week 13 (November 16). No classes are held on University holidays or breaks. There are showers available in the locker rooms within the Rike Fitness Center.

Total Body Training, Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm, Tyler Wharton, Strength training designed to increase muscular strength and endurance, mixed with intervals of cardiovascular and functional exercises. 
Class format will change weekly to meet the needs of participants. Beginners encouraged to attend.

TRX and Core Training, Tuesdays 4-5 pm, Kylie Redman Functional movements and core stabilization exercises combine to form a dynamic total body workout.  The focus of this group training session is muscular endurance and conditioning through your full range of motion. 

Resistance Training, Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 am, Hannah Lawrentz Muscular strength and endurance exercises will be combined for a total body workout.  Every muscle group will be challenged!  

Yoga, Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm, Michelle Riegler Yoga designed for all fitness levels will move through a flow of endurance exercises designed to engage the mind and body. No yoga experience required.

Resistance Training, Thursdays 8-9 am, Megan Stuteville Muscular strength and endurance exercises will be combined for a total body workout.  Every muscle group will be challenged!  

Interval-Based Circuit Training, Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm, Kylie Redman Functional core and strength based exercises combine in this fusion class to deliver a fast paced workout.  Every muscle group is targeted with a focus on interval training. All fitness levels are welcome. 

Yoga, Fridays 11:30-12:15 am, with Jordan Stoll Vinyasa style yoga is a free flowing practice. The practice focuses on improvement of balance, strength, and mind-body awareness. Ultimately resulting in peacefulness and a decrease in stress. No experience required.

Personal Training

• Experienced Individual or Partner Training
Students who have passed the American College of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer exam and successfully completed the OtterFit mentorship program are eligible to work as paid trainers.  Rates are $15/hour for individual training or $25/hour for partner training.  

/ OtterFit

Erica Van Dop
e/ evandop@otterbein.edu 

/ Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Center of Health & Sport Sciences 
New Location:
140 Center Street 

Annette Boose

p/ 614.823.3528
e/ aharting@otterbein.edu

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