HertSquad Active Students

What is Active Students?

Active Students is so much more than traditional sport. It’s a great way for you to meet new people and experience something for the first time, whilst having fun and staying healthy. All activities are free and you can turn up when you want – no sign up, no commitment, no cost.

So if you want a break from studying, want to see what’s going on around campus or want to meet some new people, then join us at a session.

The scheme is available to all University of Hertfordshire and is totally free!

Just find a session that you would like to take part in and turn up with your Student ID card. Simple.

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


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

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  please contact hsv.memberships@herts.ac.uk.

Timetable

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Monday 09 November

DanceFit

8:45 - 9:30
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.

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.

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.

Pilates

13:30 - 14:15
Laura (Beginner)
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.

Zumba

17:45 - 18:30
Leanna (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!

Yoga

20:00 - 21:00
Clarity Yoga
Virtually
Your Home

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

Tuesday 10 November

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.

This Girl Can Weight Training

12:30 - 13:15
Elise
Virtually
Your Home

Do you want to become more confident in the weights are at the gym? Then this session is perfect for you. Learn the foundations of weight training in a small, friendly and female only environment - still the same great session delivered by our Performance Herts team just modified a little now that you are at home with minimal equipment

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
Clarity Yoga (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

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.

Low impact Zumba

17:15 - 18:00
Anne (Beginner)
Virtually
Your Home

Join us for this fun, low impact class. Perfect for those starting on their fitness journey!

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.

Zumba

18:05 - 19:00
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!

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 11 November

Body Blitz

7:00 - 7:45
Andy (Beginner / Intermediate)
Virtually
Your Home

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

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!

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 (Beginner)
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!

Pilates

13:00 - 13:45
Laura (Beginner)
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.

Lockdown Live Full-body HIIT

17:00 - 17:30
Louise - AS Activator
Active Students Instagram Live
Your Home

Join us on Active Students Instagram Live every Wednesday and Sunday in lockdown for a fun, full body, high Intensity workout delivered by one of our very own Activators Louise - no equipment needed, no scary instructors just get active with some fellow students!

Total Tone

17:15 - 18:15
Rachel (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
Rachel (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 12 November

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!

Yoga

13:15 - 14:00
Clarity Yoga (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.

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 13 November

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!

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.

Pilates

13:30 - 14:15
Laura (Beginner)
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.

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 14 November

UH Sirens Stretch Class

15:00 - 16:00
UH Sirens Cheerleaders
Virtually
Your Home

Keep it in the UH family and join our very own Cheerleading Squad every Saturday during lockdown to improve your whole body flexibility. An increasingly popular standalone class Stretching has endless benefits that compliment and enhance your usual exercise regime or daily life, so what better excuse than lockdown to give a go and who knows you could be doing the splits in no time!

Sunday 15 November

Create Your Own Workout - Poll Voted HIIT

14:00 - 14:30
Jo - AS Bootcamp Instructor Activator
Active Students Instagram Live
Your Home

Help shape the workout you want every Sunday in Lockdown! Keep an eye on our Active Students Instagram stories to vote for your favourite exercises and join our lovely Activator Jo live on a Sunday who will deliver them in a fun HIIT Style workout!

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