aston university yoga classes

Aston University

aston university yoga classes

Our fitness and yoga classes take place in the studios at the Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre

You don’t need to have a membership to do the classes you can just pay per class.Times and sessions vary throughout the year and classes can be aimed at all levels.

Fitness classes are a great way to motivate yourself to keep fit and to train harder and our expert instructors will give you all the advice and encouragement you will need! Please follow the links for more information:

Classes can only be booked on the day. Just come along to the Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Reception 15-20 minutes before each class to buy your ticket. You must take your ticket to the class and hand it to the instructor to make sure you are allowed in.

For health and safety reasons you will not be able to join a class once the warm up section has been completed. Please make sure you wear the correct clothing and footwear to the classes. Failure to do so will result in you not being able to take part.

Class Description

Aqua Aerobics (Ladies Only)

Suitable for all levels. This class is an excellent low impact cardiovascular and muscle toning workout using water as resistance. No swimming skills are necessary to attend this class.

Studio Cycling

Classes simulate riding on various types of terrain such as hills and flat roads by adjusting the resistance on your bike. This class will increase your stamina levels and   is a great calorie burner.

Hatha Yoga

During a Hatha yoga session, the practitioner will move through a number of poses, holding them for varying amounts of time and working in a set order to ensure that muscle groups are slowly warmed up and evenly worked.

Boot Camp 

Full body toning combined with a cardiovascular workout. Incorporates a variety of exercises using hand weights, body bars and other fitness equipment. This is great for your fitness levels.

Thighs, Tums & Bums

A great toning class that targets the lower body focusing on your thighs, buttocks and abdominals.


This class involves dance moves set to Latin music. Fun, energising and easy to follow regardless of your fitness level. Join the party!

Fast Abs

Your abs are an important area to maintain but often get neglected. This quick 20min class will focus on getting them in top shape ready for you holidays.

Stretch and Tone

A fantastic class to get you started in the morning. This class helps to develop and maintain flexibility.

Ashtanga Yoga

Movement is synchronised with deep rhythmic   breathing as you travel through set series of therapeutic yoga postures, building a deep heat throughout the body.

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

This class is based on short high intensity training followed by lower intensity exercises. This type of training can give you some superb results. You will know you have had a workout after this class.


An exercise method designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance. Classes focus on specific areas individually whilst using exercises that integrate the whole body to re-educate and restore it to optimum muscular and skeletal function.

Kardio Kombat

A high energy martial arts inspired aerobics workout suitable for all levels. This class will increase your stamina levels and is a great calorie burner.

Latin Jam

This class involves dance moves set to Latin music. It’s a fun, funky dance class that is easy to follow regardless of your fitness level.


Bust out your funky dance moves in this high energy dance based aerobics class. Great for burning calories and getting your groove on.

Hi/Lo Aerobics

A cardiovascular workout using traditional aerobics moves. Great for burning calories and improving your cardio fitness.

Total Tone Fit Mix

A total body workout using a variety of equipment focusing on those hard to shape areas.