HertSquad Active Staff

Fitter, Healthier, Happier

Active Staff offers a range of free sports and activities on both campuses. Sessions are relaxed and suitable for all levels of fitness. Lunch-break friendly sessions are long enough to get you moving and short enough to fit around your daily commitments.

To find out more about Active Staff please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Active Staff Update

The number one focus of Active Staff is your health and wellbeing. We are currently working on ways in which we can help keep you moving as much as possible and look after your physical and mental wellbeing during this time of uncertainty and change. We are committed to providing activities for staff for those working from home and on campus!

Please read our Virtual Class Disclaimer before participating in any session. By joining the class your consent will automatically be given.


TGC - Train at home

If you would like to look at purchasing some equipment for your home workouts please click here to see what Performance Herts recommend!

Click here to access your programme to follow from home.

Live Streamed Classes

If classes in our timetable are listed as ‘Live Stream’, these sessions are completely free for you to join in at Hertfordshire Sports Village. Due to mirrors in Studio 1, you will appear on the camera if you choose to physically attend the class in person. You will be asked to sign a disclaimer before attending the class. The disclaimer can be found here.

Virtual Classes

If classes in our timetable are listed as ‘Virtual’, these sessions are completely free for you to join in from the comfort of your own home.

Memberships

If you have a membership with Herts Sports Village and want to re-start it or if you are interested in taking out a membership in order to take part in our Outdoor Classes, please contact hsv.memberships@herts.ac.uk.

Timetable

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Monday 01 March

Cardio Blitz

9:45 - 10:30
Charlotte (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

A high intensity interval class - perfect for burning calories!

Total Body Strength

10:45 - 11:30
Charlotte (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Push your boundaries with this total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind before you start your busy day.

Pilates

12:10 - 12:55
Virtually
Your Home

Not on this week

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

Yoga

12:15 - 13:15
Veronica (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

NEW Big Team Challenge Information Session

12:50 - 13:10
Virtually

Active Staff are launching the new Big Team Challenge for March as each staff member aims for 10,000 steps a day to March all over Cancer. Drop into this session to find out more and ask any questions you may have about the challenge!

DanceFit

17:45 - 18:30
Charnai (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

DanceFit is an aerobic dance-style class with a fusion of all dance types. No experience in dance is required as DanceFit is about having fun whilst dancing and singing along. You will burn calories without even realising.

Tuesday 02 March

Senior Pilates

8:30 - 9:30
Wendy (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture. Suitable for the over 50s.

Pilates

9:40 - 10:25
Charlotte (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

Metafit

12:30 - 13:00
Amy (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Metafit is the ultimate heart-healthy exercise and is said to provide better protection against heart attacks compared to other slower, steady aerobic exercises such as jogging that are traditionally done for longer.

Yoga

13:15 - 14:00
Denise
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

SMASH HiiT

17:00 - 17:30
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way of burning fat in super quick time. A circuit style class designed to get you feeling the burn in just 30-45 minutes. Will be held in the squash courts when raining.

Body Blitz

17:45 - 18:30
Danny (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

This session targets your whole body, using lots of different muscles to strengthen, shape, and tone your body.

Total Body Strength

18:45 - 19:45
Danny (Beginner/ Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Push your boundaries with this total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind before you start your busy day.

Wednesday 03 March

Zumba

8:45 - 9:30
Anne (Beginner / intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Dance to great music and burn loads of calories without even realising. Mixing low and high intensity rhythm moves to Latin infused dance routines. Amazing fun!

Get Active 60+

9:35 - 10:35
Celia (Beginner)
Virtually
Your Home

These classes are aimed especially for the over 60’s. Fully qualified instructors will go through exercise routines at a slower pace taking into account mobility, injury and health issues.

Yoga

11:00 - 12:00
Paula (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

Zumba

12:15 - 13:00
Anne
Virtually
Your Home

Dance to great music and burn loads of calories without even realising. Mixing low and high intensity rhythm moves to Latin infused dance routines. Amazing fun!

SMASH Legs, Bums and Tums

13:00 - 13:30
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Hit all the trouble spots in just 30 minutes in this fun, motivational quick workout. Get those legs, bums and tums in shape and achieve the body you’ve always wanted!

Total Tone

17:15 - 18:15
Amy (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Total Tone is designed to tone up the whole body, with separate sets of exercises designed to target the lower body, upper body, and tummy and core area in turn.

Cardio Blitz

18:30 - 19:30
Annabel (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

A high intensity interval class - perfect for burning calories!

Yoga

19:40 - 20:40
Dawn (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

Thursday 04 March

Pilates

9:30 - 10:30
Charlotte (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

SMASH Abs

12:15 - 12:45
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Blast your entire core in just 30-45 minutes. The perfect workout if you’re short on time to help you achieve those dream abs!

This Girl Can - Train at Home

12:30 - 13:15
(Beginner)
Virtually
Your Home

Let our coaches help you with motivation and how to safe and effectively train at home whether you have any equipment or nothing at all. We’ll take you through a session and help you get the most out of it by coaching you through the movements (as best we can over zoom) and providing regressions or progressions as you require. We’ll then provide a link to this programme with YouTube links to the videos for you to access and repeat yourself later in the week.

Forest Therapy

14:00 - 15:00
Virtually
Your Home

Join Steve inside or outside to learn the practice of Forest-Therapy (Forest-Bathing). Which seeks to connect, or reconnect, people to natural environments in order to enhance overall wellbeing. It is a chance to take time-out, slow down, and feel refreshed and rejuvenated by using our whole senses to observe and appreciate things in nature. You just need sight of natural things e.g. garden, trees, plants, birds…there’s no need to bring anything.

Pilates

17:30 - 18:30
Danny (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

Total Body Strength

18:45 - 19:30
Danny (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Push your boundaries with this total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind before you start your busy day.

Friday 05 March

Zumba

9:00 - 10:00
Anne (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Dance to great music and burn loads of calories without even realising. Mixing low and high intensity rhythm moves to Latin infused dance routines. Amazing fun!

Get Active 60+

10:15 - 11:00
Celia (Beginner)
Virtually
Your Home

These classes are aimed especially for the over 60’s. Fully qualified instructors will go through exercise routines at a slower pace taking into account mobility, injury and health issues.

Barre

12:15 - 13:15
Danny (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

This class uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises.

Yoga

12:30 - 13:15
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

Cardio Box

17:30 - 18:15
Celia (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Defend yourself! A fun and intense cardio shadow boxing workout. Jab, cross and hook yourself around a fun, innovative way to train!

Saturday 06 March

Pilates

8:15 - 9:00
Annabel (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

Body Blitz

10:15 - 11:00
Andy (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

This session targets your whole body, using lots of different muscles to strengthen, shape, and tone your body.

SMASH HiiT

11:30 - 12:00
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way of burning fat in super quick time. A circuit style class designed to get you feeling the burn in just 30-45 minutes. Will be held in the squash courts when raining.

SMASH Abs

12:15 - 12:45
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Blast your entire core in just 30-45 minutes. The perfect workout if you’re short on time to help you achieve those dream abs!

Sunday 07 March

Pilates

8:45 - 9:45
Veronica (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Slow controlled flowing movements, primarily to strengthen the core muscles that stabilise & support the spine. It brings the mind & body together, focusing on breathing & balance, whilst realigning the body & correcting posture.

Yoga

11:45 - 12:45
Julia (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

SMASH HiiT

13:00 - 13:30
Gym Team (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way of burning fat in super quick time. A circuit style class designed to get you feeling the burn in just 30-45 minutes. Will be held in the squash courts when raining.

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