Fitness classes

Our programme of classes is designed to offer a wide variety of sessions to suit most users in a social setting. All classes must be booked in advance and can be done via our app, (Search DMU Leisure on your device store) or through our online booking system. 

Please ensure that you cancel any classes you are no longer able to attend as there is a fine system in place. Non-members are only able to book 24 hours in advance of classes.

View our current timetable

Gold and Silver members can book classes according to their membership product.

If you're unfamiliar with any of our classes you can also read a brief descriptions of each class before you book.

We are actively helping the university in reducing its carbon footprint by minimalizing the amount of printing we do, therefore timetables are only viewable online.

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Class descriptions

Body Blitz

This is an all over body workout that uses aerobic movements as well as barbell exercises to improve general fitness, toning, strength and endurance.

Body conditioning 

Similar to body blitz- this is an all over body workout that uses aerobic movements as well as barbell exercises to improve general fitness, toning, strength and endurance. A great workout for the whole body.


Bootcamp is an intense group workout that combines both cardio and strength/resistance training to tone and tighten from head-to-toe.  Although physically demanding, participants of all fitness levels work together to achieve the results they deserve using well-researched methods like calisthenics and plyometrics.


Boxercise is an exercise concept based on the training methods used by boxers.

Sessions typically involve hitting focus pads but no class involves hitting an opponent. It is a fun, challenging and safe workout which is great for stress busting, accessible to all fitness levels.


Corga is a mixed balance of strength building exercises with no pressure on the joints or body. Using yoga and pilate techniques to strengthen the body and mind to enable a free flowing, stress free, vitalising workout. The room temperature is set at 22 degrees to build heat in order for the body to sweat and release toxins throughout the workout. 

Great for ladies and gents looking to build flexibility, strength and an all round healthy mindset around exercise. 


Dance fitness is a type of group exercise class that incorporates some or many forms of dance. It's an aerobic workout, divided into different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity. The overall intensity of a class varies depending on the style you're doing. Please be aware there is flashing strobe lighting in this class.


Bring a night out to your workout! Fun easy-to-follow dance workout. Club anthems from 90s to today’s hits. The routines combine dance, toning and combat moves with options to suit all fitness levels. Classes are held in a darkened room with disco lights. Remember to bring your own glow sticks.

Flex Friday

After a long week of working and exercising the body can start to feel sore. This 45-minute class is for anyone who would like to increase their flexibility and range of motion. You will learn how to safely stretch your legs, hips, shoulders, and back while building the muscle and balance needed to use your flexibility.

Fusion Fit

An all over body workout combining basic kickboxing moves, work on the step box and barbell work. Designed to improve fitness, toning and endurance.

HIIT & Abs

High intensity cardio interval training involves intense bursts of exercise followed by a short, sometimes active recovery period. No equipment is used as this class is dependent on only body weight exercises.


A high intensity group workout alternating between maximum intensity exercises and short periods of rest, to completely transform your body – whether you’re a fitness enthusiast looking to push past your limits or a beginner just trying to get into shape come join the fun!


An all over body workout that helps to improve general fitness, strength and endurance by using a kettlebell weight. The kettlebells come in various different weights suitable for everyone.


Legs, bums and tums are the core focus of this class by using aerobic moves to strengthen and tone.


Pilates is a form of exercise which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. This helps to improve general fitness and overall well-being. Similar to Yoga, Pilates concentrates on posture, balance and flexibility. In Pilates the chance of injury is much lower than with other more strenuous forms of exercise.


A combination of the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout.


A great way to build cardio endurance whilst burning calories on an indoor bike to music. Some of the Spinning classes include an ab workout at the end.

Sunrise Yoga

In the yogic discipline, the morning is considered as a “divine time” and when an individual’s spiritual energy is at its peak. Clarity, creativity, and peace of mind and body are benefits of a sunrise yoga practice because of fewer distractions prior to starting your day. To achieve optimum personal results, it is recommended to practice yoga in the morning. Sunrise yoga brings your body more energy and nourishes you with a positive attitude to fully prepare for the challenges of the day ahead.

Yoga Flow

Based on the basic movements and style of Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Flow is a full body workout designed to help build strength, flexibility, mobility & posture. Help find your inner peace whilst focusing on breathing & meditation. All movement is a series of flow.


A fun class that involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music.

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