Jan 3, 2013 - StaffThe owners of Teton Athletic Club say the system allows members to select from more than 40 classes at a single kiosk.
Teton Athletic Club in Riverton has partnered with Fitness On Request in an effort to provide a wider array of instructor-led group fitness classes.
"We want to give our members the classes they want on their schedules, and we want to make sure our classes are great," TAC owner Tracy Blumenshine said.
The new system allows members to select from more than 40 classes at a kiosk in the 1,600 square-foot aerobic fitness room at TAC, 911 Flag Drive. Classes range in length from 20 to 50 minutes and are adaptable to all fitness levels. Once a class is selected, a 10-foot-wide screen, high definition projection system and digital audio system kick into gear to lead courses for class members.
"The information that these instructors bring to our members in regards to training and safety is a huge plus," Blumenshine said. "It doesn't matter if members want to take a step, kickboxing, cardio or muscle conditioning, spinning, yoga, pilates or Zumba-like Latin dance class --we now have it all, for every fitness level, all of the time."
The system debuted Wednesday at TAC.
"The feedback we have received from our members has been amazing," TAC certified personal trainer Chase Ommen said. "There is nothing like this in central Wyoming, and we are so pleased to exclusively bring this level of training options to our members."
All classes and course content have been developed and choreographed by Linda Shelton, a member of the National Fitness Hall of Fame and content director of Fitness On Request.
"It's clear that Linda is one of the most respected trainers in the industry, and our members will directly benefit from her experience and enthusiasm for healthy living," Blumenshine said. "She's one of the nation's best."
The new system will be incorporated in TAC's New You Challenge, a certified, trainer-led, nine-week event that begins Jan. 7 to provide additional tools, prizes and incentives to help members to launch their new fitness year.
"These aren't just video classes that are a Band-Aid or a substitute for a live class," Ommen said. "We have created a format to be as authentic as live instruction as you can get it, so our members will feel both inspired and see real fitness benefits. Plus, class content is regularly updated."
TAC is celebrating its 27th year of providing a wide array of fitness options including strength training, cardio fitness, and group fitness classes for the Riverton community.
For more information, call 856-5424.
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