ADVANCED VINYASA
Please bring a yoga mat.In this 60 minute class you will explore movement in creative and challenging sequences created to deepen your practice and your breath. What makes this class advanced? The pace, sequencing and transitions will challenge you but as with any class the modifications will always be available. This class is for everyone! The Instructor will insist you listen to your own body, keep an open mind and most importantly let go of your self created limitations and have fun! The music will be loud, the room Hot and the transitions and postured dialed up. Modifications will always be offered and encouraged!;
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APT
Athletic Performance Training (APT) is a training session that combines best practices from Firm Studio, CrossFit, and Yoga with Firm Factor ™technology so you can leverage the science of High Intensity Interval Traini;
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BAG BOXING
A Full Body WorkoutHeavy BagsBoxing GlovesFast paceQuick twitch / muscle buildingCalorie burningCardio + Abs + dynamic stretchingTabata  ;
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BARRE
Please bring a yoga mat.Barre class incorporates the philosophy and foundations of Pilates, yoga, ballet, and strength training. A variety of exercises are introduced to challenge the muscles to their full capacity. All exercises done in class promote proper breath, good posture, and movement from the core muscles. Props are used such as; free weights, exercise balls, yoga blocks, and magic circles.Full body work out; lower body and upper body. All Muscle groups Promotes proper body alignment Improves posturestrengthens the corePromotes proper breathing challenges ALL muscles while exhausting the reps heated environment All levels    ;
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CARDIO HIP HOP
Music DrivenEasy to follow Hip Hop choreographyCardio- Calorie burningLow ImpactFUN FUN FUN  ;
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CIRCUIT TRAINING
Music drivenFat burningAnaerobic and aerobic ConditioningPlyometricMuscle sculpting with hand weights/bandsFit BallsPilates BallsLebert BarresKettle BellsSlidersStep BoxesAb sectionYoga / Sports Stretching Cool Down   ;
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CrossFit Conditioning Class
These classes are specifically designed for individuals who want the constantly varied, high-intensity aspects of CrossFit without the technical lifting. This class is structured just like a standard "CrossFit class" with a warm up, skill, WOD and cool down. CrossFit Conditioning is a great way toget into shape using basic bodyweight movements, plyometrics, running, rowing, jump ropes, kettlebells, dumbbells, and medicine balls.;
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CrossFit Technique Class #1
The Goal of the CrossFit Technique Course is: To create an environment where you can safely learn and practice the primary CrossFit lifts and movements so you are safe, prepared and confident in The Firm's CrossFit classes. Athletes may chose or be asked to continue through these "modules" multiple times prior to entering into the Firm Crossfit classes. The CTC is designed so athletes can use the "modules" as needed throughout their Firm CrossFit experience.;
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CrossFit Technique Class #2
The Goal of the CrossFit Technique Course is: To create an environment where you can safely learn and practice the primary CrossFit lifts and movements so you are safe, prepared and confident in The Firm's CrossFit classes. Athletes may choose or be asked to continue through these "modules" multiple times prior to entering into the Firm Crossfit classes. The CTC is designed so athletes can use the "modules" as needed throughout their Firm CrossFit experience.;
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Cycle
Hour long ride on a stationary bike.Music driven.Great for beginners, seasoned athletes and everyone in between.Great calorie burner.Great for toning legs and abs.Non-Impact.Sign up on line or call 612-377-3003.Cancellation policy via on line is 24 hours in advance or 2 hours by calling the front desk 612-377-3003.      ;
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Cycle 45
Effective, efficient, intense! Leverage the science of “High Intensity Interval Training” (HIIT) and the benefits of the “After Burn” (Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption) to burn fat and increase lean muscle.This high powered, high energy class is full throttle, non-stop for 45 minutes.Get in, get busy, get out...get on with your day!  ;
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DYNAMIC POWER
Strength training based on 4 major movements, press, pull, squat, and hinge. Engagement of glutes and abs (the core) are key in ALL of these movements.Guaranteeing a full body workout every class.Each movement progresses through 3 stages. Slow for strength and skill development. Speed for performance building. And finally Isometric for neurological fine tuning.Dynamic Power is designed to compliment activities in and out of the gym. It is the perfect addition to conquer elusive fitness goals.  ;
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Firm Crossfit
A Registered CrossFit Affiliate. Friendly, Community Focused. Variety of CrossFit Certified Trainers that specialize in unique areas to form a balanced team, so Firm CrossFit clients get coached in a wide variety of skills. Collective certifications include:Level One CrossFit® Trainer, CrossFit® Endurance Trainer, CrossFit® Olympic Lifting Trainer, CrossFit ® Mobility, Spinning® Coach, TRX® Training Coach, NASM-CPT, NSCA-CPT, Russian KettleBell Certified, (RKC certification) Olympic Weightlifting coach and Team USA representative at the University World Weightlifting Championship representative, and experience from The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. CrossFit room available when class not in session. Clean facility. Showers / locker rooms. Heated Yoga / Cycle / Gym options included with CrossFit membership.   ;
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Floating & Falling Workshop
Floating and Falling: It's All In The HipsSaturday 12:30pm-2pm $35Have you heard, "float forward" and "float back" in class and it peeked your interest? Are you working on handstand and you want to learn how to incorporate it more in your practice? This workshop is all about that and more. We'll be learning how to float forwards and backwards, and also learn how to fall safely! We will be doing a lot of core work, and work on what it actually feels like to have your hips over your shoulders! This 90 minute class will get you to work your low belly, and help you to move forward in your vinyasa practice!;
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INTERVALS*
INTERVALS RULESFirst Time doing Intervals:Must be upstairs ready to go 30 minutes prior to class starting. NO LATE ENTRANCE.Pre-requisite – you must have taken a Cycle Class previously.Loaner Strap will be provided once, on 1st day only. Afterward you must have your own HR Strap.Setting up new HR Straps, please arrive 30 minutes early or submit to the Front Desk 1 day prior and it will be set up for you.For ALL Interval participants:Please sign up in advance.Must be on your bike at start of Class. No late entrance.Heart Rate Monitored Interval TrainingSmall group training with a trainer. This 30 minute session using a “technology equipped cycle bike” performed wearing a heart rate monitor.This is a “Specialty Training Class”. Price is $20 per session..Heart rate monitors can be purchased at the front desk.That’s all the FUN Stuff…Here is some stuff that will make your Cycle experience easier and smarter. ;
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Intro to CrossFit
This complimentary class explains the concepts of CrossFit and how we do CrossFit at the Firm. It explains the normal procedure for a class, the whiteboard, style of workouts, how we track workouts, our WOD tracking app and most importantly, our community! The class will go through two different versions of a WOD or “Workout of the Day.” The workouts will scalable and accessible to all fitness levels. There will be a de-briefing session at the end to answer any questions.Class meets the first Saturday at 8:30am – 9:45amIf you can’t make one of the Intro to CrossFit classes, our director of CrossFit, Lindsay Siolka, can meet with you one-on-one to go over the program and answer any questions. She can be reached at siolka@thefirmmpls.com.;
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Momentec Powersuit Group Training*
$45 - limit to 8 people-powersuits available to use and for purchase. Arrive 15 min prior to start of class for suiting up? No body armor (i.e. piercings are a no)? Heart problems? This isn't for you. Period (great for broken hearts tho)? Pregnant or not sure? See you in 9 mo.;
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Olympic Weightlifting Class
This program is structuredas a series of “hands-on” drills so you can practice these techniques and receive immediate feedback.This series will help the CrossFit community safely and more efficiently lift more weight and teach non-CrossFITpeople proper body mechanics to perform functional movements.-Review of the two Olympic Lifts- The Clean and Jerk and The Snatch-Work on proper technique and speed to effectively execute the lifts-Develop the skills necessary to progress in Olympic Weightlifting.;
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PILATES MAT
Please bring a yoga mat.The Pilates mat repertoire consists of 45+ different exercises that will challenge the smaller more refined muscles of the body. Class will move in a moderate to quick pace in order to challenge the breath. In this class you will improve body awareness, increase overall body strength and flexibility. In addition you will improve posture and strengthen the core muscles of the body while simultaneously lengthening and decompressing the body as whole. Pilates exercises can prevent injury, reduce re-injury, and lessen chronic pain. This class is the perfect compliment to any group class offered at the Firm.Challenges the smaller more refined muscles of the bodyPromotes proper breathingImproves postureStrengthens the coreDecompresses the spinePrevents injury and reduces re-injuryAll levels;
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RESTORATIVE YOGA
Please bring a yoga mat. Restorative yoga is a 60 minute class that focuses on deepening the breath through grounding postures. We will hold poses usually seated or lying on the mat between 10-20 breaths depending on the pose. We provide a safe welcoming space that allows you you to completely relax and let go of your day. The instructor will encourage you to give your body the thanks and gratitude it so deserves;
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Spring Spines
$35 Celebrate the arrival of spring with an invigorating and expansive exploration of the spine- the yogi’s “Fountain of Youth”. In this 90 minute workshop we will investigate the six movements of the spine and the importance of spinal articulation and health. All levels welcome to this fluid (and heated) flow. ;
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VINTAGE
Doug Melroe started dancing in the 6th grade and hasn’t stopped since, after 30 years of teaching everything from Hi Impact, Low Impact, Funk, Yoga, Barre, Step, and Circuit Training, Doug has done it all, Including Crystal Light National Aerobic Competition. Twice.For those of you who remember lycra and leg warmers you will LOVE this class, for those of you too young to remember, you will wish you could go back in time. This class is all cardio choreography, but don’t let that scare you, the most important thing is to have fun. Doug also adds his sarcastic wit infused with motivational messages to inspire you to be your best. When you get done you will wonder “What just happened?” and be smiling from ear to rear.   ;
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YOGA
Please bring a yoga mat. Vinyasa or Power Yoga style.Classes are 1 hour. Classes are heated. Not Hot.11 instructors with over 72 years of combined experience.Certifications include 500 Hour+ E-RYT Yoga Alliance, Yoga Teacher and National Educator, Certified Ashtanga, Bikram and Power Vinyasa, Hatha, Reiki Master, and CorePower L1,Emphasis on breath, strength, stamina, and flexibility. ;
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Youth Athletes
Sports specific training for youth athletes ages 10-18. Coaches will work on core stability, plyometric, speed, reactive and explosive training, agility.;
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