Dana Athletic Center
The Dana Athletic Center is our state-of-the-art, 118,000-square-foot fitness facility.
Wellness Studio-for residential students
Located in the basement of Slade Hall, the Wellness Studio features:
- Weekly fitness and stress reduction classes
- Yoga mats and blocks
- Pilates mats and rings
- resistance bands
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Racquetball Courts-for residential students
The racquetball court is located in Slade Hall and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Equipment is available to borrow. In additiona to racquetball, the court is also used for Wallyball. It can only be reserved for special events. To reserve the court contact Jessica Greher-Traue at email@example.com 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 which is based on the number of weeks classes meet. 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 as modifications are offered, and yoga equipment is available for students to use during class.
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. The Fall class schedule will be posted in late August and Winter/Spring schedule posted in January.
Fall 2016 Classes
|Mondays||One H.I.I.T. Wonder||7:00pm-7:50pm||High Intensity Interval Training is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines strength training with cardio designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.||$55.00|
|Mondays||Buns, Guns and Core||8:00pm-8:50pm||This intense class focusses on toning. Modifications for all levels are provided. Using body weight and bands, exercises will focus on strengthening and toning core, arms, and legs.||$55.00|
|Tuesdays||Extreme Core||4:00pm-4:50pm||Class includes a dynamic 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, kettle bells, jump ropes and more!||$55.00|
|Tuesdays||Vinyasa Flow||5:10pm-6:00pm||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!||$50.00|
|Wednesdays||Zumba||8:00pm-8:50pm||Ditch the workout and join this latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party™! Come check out the Zumba phenomenon that's moving millions of people towards joy and heath! All fitness levels are welcome!||$55.00|
|Fridays||Vinyasa Flow||3:30pm-4:20pm||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!||$50.00|
BFit: Online Fitness Challenges
New for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, we will be hosting two online fitness challenges for undergraduate students. Students will be emailed information on how to register. A variety of prizes and special events are offered for participants and registration is free. Fall 2016 Prizes include: Bentley spirit gear, amazon gift cards, infuser water bottles, VIP passes for the Halloween Dance, fitness class registrations, t-shirts and more!
Below is a schedule of events for the Fall Challenge. Students who participate in these events receive bonus points in competing for the weekly and final prizes.
|Yoga||Tuesday October 4th 3:30pm-4:30pm||Meet on the Greenspace (rain location Wellness Studio)|
|Leaf Peeper Hike||Wednesday October 12th 2pm-3pm||Meet outside the Center for Health and Wellness|
|Crafternoon Scavenger Hunt||Wednesday October 19th 2:15pm-3:30pm||Students will visit 3-5 locations to complete a mason jar aquarium. The weekly challenge update email will contain the first clue.|
|Walk-o-Treat||Friday October 28th-1pm-4pm||Visit various offices on campus for a special pre-halloween treat or prize. A list of participating offices will be emailed to participants.|
|Harry's Hill Climb and fun walk||TBD week of October 31st||Compete in the ultimate Bentley challenge by racing from the Copley Circle all the way to the library quad via the Smith Stairs! Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt for the event!|
|Closing Ceremonies||Week of November 8th||Special event for challeneg participants. Challenge winners will be announced and awarded|