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Fitness

Athletics

We have 21 varsity men's and women's varsity athletic teams, as well as a wide variety of club sports and intramurals

Fitness Facilities

Dana Athletic Center

The Dana Athletic Center is our state-of-the-art, 118,000-square-foot fitness facility.

Wellness Studio

Located in the basement of Slade Hall, the Wellness Studio features:

  • Weekly fitness and stress reduction classes
  • Spin bikes
  • Yoga mats and blocks
  • Pilates mats and rings
  • TV/DVD system for students’ personal fitness DVDs

Student organizations may reserve the studio for practices. For more information, contact Jessica Greher Traue at 781.891.2947 or jtraue@bentley.edu.

Racquetball Courts

The racquetball court is located in Slade Hall and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It can only be reserved for special events. To reserve the court contact Jessica Greher-Traue at jtraue@bentley.edu at least one week in advance.

Fitness and Stress Reduction Classes

During the academic year, we offer 8 to 12- week, one-hour fitness and stress reduction classes at a minimal cost for residential students. Advance registration is required through MyBentley and you are guaranteed a spot each week. All classes take place in the Wellness Studio in Slade Hall. All levels are welcome and yoga equipment is available for students use.

Class Schedule and Registration

Residential students are emailed infromation about registration at the beginning of each semester.  Registration is conducted through mybentley. A credit card is required. Class registration is first- come, first-served and classes are non-refundable.

Fall 2015 Fitness Class Schedule

Day

Time

Class/Description

Cost for the semester

Tuesdays

5:30pm-6:30pm

 Vinyasa Flow

Ashtanga-based flow yoga where participants move through dynamic sequences of poses linking breath and movement to open the body. It builds strength and flexibility while calming the mind. Modifications and variations will be taught. All levels welcome.

$50 

Wednesdays2:30pm-3:20pm

Extreme Core

Class includes a dymanic warm-up followed by a full body core warm up that includes plank variations, squat variations, plyometrics and balance exercises. Next you'll participate in an intense core circuit using different equipment like medicine balls, stability balls, kttle bells, jump ropes and more!

$50

Wednesdays

8:00pm-9:00pm
 

Zumba

Ditch the workout and join this latin-inspired dance fitness party. All fitness levels welcome!

$50

Thursdays3:40pm-4:30pm

Extreme Core

Class includes a dymanic warm-up followed by a full body core warm up that includes plank variations, squat variations, plyometrics and balance exercises. Next you'll participate in an intense core circuit using different equipment like medicine balls, stability balls, kttle bells, jump ropes and more!

$50

Thursdays

6:30pm-7:45pm-

Yogahhh!

This unique and popular class teaches solid principles of alignment that will make yoga accessible to beginners and help experienced practitioners go deeper and higher.  This class will also introduce the philosophy and world view of yoga, which can awaken and integrate the heart and mind with the body, to take your practice off the mat and into life. The combo of teachings results in a challenging but supportive class that will make you physically and mentally stronger & more steady, more open & free, in your body and in your life.  

$65

Fridays

2:30pm-3:30pm

 Vinyasa Flow

Ashtanga-based flow yoga where participants move through dynamic sequences of poses linking breath and movement to open the body. It builds strength and flexibility while calming the mind. Modifications and variations will be taught. All levels welcome.

$50