Health & Fitness

Below is a list of the best classes to help you get in shape. From hula hooping to unlimited cardio classes, there's something new and different that will help you reach your exercise goals. Register online today!

Advanced Hoop Dance

Take your hoop dance experience to the next level! Hobbyist hoopers and experienced performers alike are welcome to join Advanced Hoop Dance. Each week will address a new advanced skill set. Beginner and Intermediate Hoop Dance, or the experience equivalent, is recommended but not required to sign up. All hoops are provided.

Regular Fee: $35

Mon, November 27 - December 11

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

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Beginner Hoop Dance

Hoop dancing is a great way to stay in shape, burn calories, challenge your creativity and explore movement and dance all with a hula hoop! Beginner Hoop Dance will teach you all the basics to begin hoop dancing, no previous experience required. All hoops are provided.

Regular Fee: $60

Mon, September 11 - October 9

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

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Bigs and Littles Hip Hop

Calling all ladies! Grab your daughters, granddaughters, nieces or little sisters and come get your dance on! During this hour, each participant will learn a choreography routine set to clean Top 40 hip hop music. Not only is this fun, but it’s a great way to stay in shape and pursue a healthy lifestyle with your loved ones.

Regular Fee: $25

Sat, November 4 -

10:00 am - 11:00 am
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

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Cardio Unlimited

The Cardio Center, Conway’s newest workout facility, has partnered with UCA Outreach to offer you the best deal on fat blasting, heart pumping and body sculpting classes in the city. Your registration fee gets you unlimited access to Mixxedfit, Pound, Bootcamp, Cardio Dance and Cardio Latin Dance and the best, certified fitness instructors in town! Kids classes are available. Unlimited classes.

Regular Fee: $75/Individual, $95/Family (2-4 Individuals)

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, September 11 - December 11

8:00 am - 8:00 pm
See syllabus for class schedule and descriptions. The unlimited package through UCA does not include Sunday classes.

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Certificate in End of Life Care

The Certificate in End-of-Life Issues represents a specialization in the field of caring for those who are experiencing a terminal illness. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with dying patients by providing a multidisciplinary educational experience.

Regular Fee: $120

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Online

Instructor: Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young

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Intermediate Hoop Dance

If you love the hula hoop, then this is the class for you! This class will introduce intermediate level hula hoop tricks and transitions as well as techniques and tips for making your hoop performance look professional and seamless. You must be comfortable hooping around your waist and hands. All hoops are provided.

Regular Fee: $60

Mon, October 23 - November 20

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

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Intro to Foxtrot and Waltz

Looking for a date night? An answer to the empty nester syndrome? Round out your life with dance! This is a beginner course, no experience needed. The structured approach used allows new dancers to learn more quickly and easily.

Regular Fee: $125 per couple

Tues, September 19 - November 28

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members. Optional Practice CD Fee: $5

Location: Farris Center

Instructor: Cathy & Fred Fisher

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Introduction to Chi Kung

Chi Kung is an ancient Chinese art form that balances and replenishes the life force to promote natural healing. It combines simple movement with breath and imagery to bring your body and mind into a state of relaxed awareness. It reduces stress from overwork, lack of sleep and disease. It will help you maintain strength, flexibility, balance and health as you age.

Regular Fee: $100

Mon, September 11 - November 13

10:00 am - 11:00 am
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Debra Strack

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Introduction to Tai Chi

Tai chi chuan is a traditional Chinese martial art that has a rejuvenating effect on the mind and body. The slow gentle movements will reduce your stress and improve your strength, stamina and balance. Tai chi has a positive impact on an array of medical conditions including heart and nerve disorders, immune dysfunction, low bone density and arthritis.

Regular Fee: $100

Thurs, September 7 - November 9

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Debra Strack

Syllabus

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Reiki Meditation – CANCELLED

Feel refreshed and relaxed as you learn Reiki moving meditation techniques through the Conway Reiki Circle. For better breathing, eating and sleeping, explore a different meditation technique every week: animal, art, music, precepts and protocols, as well as the history of Reiki.

Regular Fee: $60

Tues, September 19 - October 24

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members. Early Bird Fee: $51 (Early Bird Fee Ends September 1)

Location: Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

Instructor: Master Wendy Rae |

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Tai Chi 2

Tai Chi 2 introduces the kicking sequence (section 3) of the Wu style long form. You will also practice new push-hand methods as well as improve your free-style techniques. This class is open to anyone who has experience in the previous sections of Wu style tai chi.

Regular Fee: $100

Thurs, September 7 - November 9

10:00 am - 11:00 am
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members.

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Debra Strack

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