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OtterFit Program

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The OtterFit Health and Fitness Program is an opportunity for the faculty and staff of Otterbein University to use the services of a Health Promotion and Fitness major as their personal trainer, participate in group training classes and enhance wellness through educational programming and events.

Online Registration for the Spring 2016 is now open!

Programs Offered

Group Fitness Classes

  • Yoga, Mondays 5:15-6:15 pm, Michelle Riegler, M.S.
    Hatha yoga will be practiced focusing on a series of poses that will progress throughout the semester.  No previous experience required. Emphasis is given to proper form, use of breath and whole body awareness.

  • Ball Basics, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm, Dr. Teri Walter
    Stability ball exercises will be used to strengthen the entire body.  The class is low impact, ideal for individuals with joint concerns, and designed for participants that are 50+ years old. All are welcome to attend. 

  • Core and More, Fridays 11:30 am-12:15 pm, Erica Van Dop, M.S.
    Make the most of your lunch hour!  Class format will change weekly including strength training, cardio, and balance; with an added emphasis on core training.  All fitness levels welcome and challenged.

    Classes are open to all faculty, staff, and significant others.  Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.  All classes take place in the Rike Center Fitness Studio (across from the weight room).  Classes begin January 11.

Personal Training

  • Novice Individual Personal Training
    Train with a Health and Sport Sciences student trainer, twice weekly, for one hour.  Pre- & post-fitness assessments as well as 12 training sessions are included in the 8 week program, beginning 2/1/2015.  Student trainers complete their training hours in conjunction with HLED 2900 and are preparing for the ACSM certification exam.  Training is provided free of charge. 

  • Experienced Individual or Partner Training
    Students who have passed the American College of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer exam and successfully completed the OtterFit mentorship program are eligible to work as paid trainers.  Rates are $15/hour for individual training or $25/hour for partner training.  

  • NEW! Individual Physical Activity Coaching
    Can’t make it to the Clements Center?  No problem! Let us come to you! This program provides a fitness assessment, individual exercise prescription and 6 weeks of behavioral coaching.  Weekly coaching sessions with a student will last between 10-15 minutes and can take place in your office or in the Clements Center.  

/ OtterFit

Contact
Erica Van Dop
e/ evandop@otterbein.edu 
p/(614)823-1956
www.facebook.com/OtterFit

/ Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Center of Health & Sport Sciences 
New Location:
140 Center Street 

Annette Boose

p/ 614.823.3528
e/ aharting@otterbein.edu

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