Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes at Williams

  • Proper ID required for all programs. See Class Guidelines for details.
  • Programs (and area opportunities as noted) qualify for $150 Blue Cross Blue Shield reimbursement after first four months. One reimbursement per family per calendar year. Download the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Fitness Benefit Form or pick one up in Human Resources lobby.
  • Fall sessions begin as noted below.

Click on the Class name to get information on scheduling/location, how to register and cost.

 

  • Sweat-Total Body Conditioning
    Fall Session begins 9/11/17

    Intense full body workout guaranteed to make you sweat with cardio intervals, strength, and core work. If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you!

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Kendra at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational member, or student.

    Mon. and Wed. - 5:00pm – 6:00 pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor (open space); Certified instructor Kendra Drake

    $25 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $5 per class (space permitting)
    Bring your own mat, water and towel

  • Tai Chi - Fall Session TBD

    Tai Chi is a relaxing form of meditation. The aim of this ancient practice is to cultivate a sense of inner serenity, strengthen the body, and focus the mind. This 5-week summer course will teach a 17-step, short form of Tai Chi. Background and concepts will be explained, as well. Beginners and early learners are welcome. Each week will build upon the other so attending each week is important. If possible, wearing loose, comfortable clothing is recommended.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Raymond at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational member, or student.

    Wed.- 5:00pm – 6:00 pm, Lower Goodrich Dance Studio; Certified instructor Raymond Torrenti

    * Parking near WCMA/Goodrich is restricted to WCMA business only until 6:00pm, violators will be ticketed.

    Dates: TBD

    $20 for Spring Session
    $5 per class (space permitting)
    Dress comfortably

  • Core, Cardio, Confidence Boot Camp -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    Limited to 30 participants.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Steve Rondeau at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational membership, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. 5:15pm - 6:15pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor (open space) and Fri. 6:00am - 7:00am, Towne Field House; Steve Rondeau, Certified Instructor

    $25 for each session
    $60 for 2 days/week; $75 for 3 days/week
    Bring your own mat, water and towel

  • Get it All Workout -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    Aerobics, Weights, Core, Mat Exercises, Balance and Stretching. May be limited to Williams employees or spouse/partner of a Williams employee.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Karen at 413-458-8452 or 413-281-0943 or [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational membership, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. 6:30am - 7:30am, CTD Shared Studio; Karen Pedercini, Certified Instructor

    $50 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $50 for Summer
    $5 per class

  • Pilates/Sculpt -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Monique at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational membership, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. 11:00am - Noon, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor (open space); Monique Blake, Certified Instructor

    $50 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $50 for Summer Session
    $5 per class
    Bring your own mat and a set of hand weights (2-5 lbs)

  • Pilates -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Monique at [email protected] to register.

    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational membership, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. Noon - 1:00pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor (open space); Monique Blake, Certified Instructor

    $50 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $5 per class
    Bring your own mat and a set of hand weights (2-5 lbs)

  • Yoga In Detail: All Levels Yoga -
    Fall Session begins 9/6/17

    Nicole will lead an approachable class for beginners, experienced practitioners, and everyone in between. Classes will progress to safely and intelligently move the body: stretch and tone in new, fun ways with detailed instruction! In addition to physical benefits of yoga, class can also help you both emotionally and mentally. Each class will be slightly different, but you will walk away knowing postures confidently and with a wealth of knowledge to serve you for years to come. Sign-up for the whole session to watch your practice grow, or drop-in for just a class to learn some new details and ideas to move mindfully.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Nicole at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational membership, or student.

    Mon., Wed., & Fri. Noon - 1:00pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor (open space); Nicole Rizzo Carter , Certified Instructor

    $60 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $50 for Summer Session
    $5 per class
    B
    ring your own mat

  • Slow Flow Yoga (Open Level) -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    This class begins with meditation and seated stretches to help shed the noise of the day. We build to an energetic sequence of vinyasa flow movements, coordinating breath and movement. With close attention to alignment, we usually work towards variations of one or two challenging poses. With creative sequencing, fun music, and a long savasana, this is great way to end the work day.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Mary at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational member, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. - 5:15pm-6:15pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor Dance Studio; Mary Edgerton, Certified Instructor.

    $50 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $30 for Summer Session
    $5 per class (space permitting)
    Bring your own mat

  • Gentle Yoga (Open level) -
    Fall Session begins 9/6/17

    Gentle Yoga nurtures beginners and students of any level who seek a slower, more contemplative practice. Paying close attention to alignment and sequencing, Mary is careful to assess individual needs and to offer safe variations so that the yoga poses and transitions are accessible to every body in the room. Strengthen and lengthen your muscles, create greater flexibility in your joints, and improve your balance and focus. Through regular practice, you will also cultivate a greater sense of well-being and peace.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Mary at  [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational member, or student.

    Mon. , Wed., & Fri Noon - 1:00pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor Dance Studio; Mary Edgerton, Certified Instructor

    $60 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $50 for Summer Session
    $5 per class (space permitting)
    Bring your own mat

  • Yoga (intermediate) -
    Fall Session begins 9/5/17

    In intermediate yoga we practice vinyasa flow, alignment, and asana specifics. The class can range from moderate to vigorous intensity and is designed to improve flexibility, strength, balance, and focus. In light of our physical uniqueness, individuals are encouraged to explore postures in a way that allows for an optimal experience in their own bodies.

    Pre-registration of a minimum of 10 required, contact Maria at [email protected] to register.
    Please include College affiliation: employee, spouse of an employee, non-employee College affiliate, recreational member, or student.

    Tues. & Thurs. - Noon-1:00pm, Greylock Hall, 2nd Floor Dance Studio; Maria Cruz, Certified Instructor

    * Parking near WCMA/Goodrich is restricted to WCMA business only until 6:00pm, violators will be ticketed.

    $50 for Fall Session
    $60 for Winter/Spring Session
    $5 per class (space permitting)
    Bring your own mat

     

  • Spinning®

    To register click below to sign-up online. If you do not register for a class online you are not guaranteed a bike.
    Preference will be given to College employees, spouses/partners.

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    Click on the class, then Sign Up in the appropriate category.

    • Tues. and Thurs. 6:15am - 7:15am, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell; Chris Robare and Kate Maloney, Certified Instructors
    • Mon. & Wed. 9:00am - 10:00am, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell; Lauren Gotlieb, Certified Instructor
    • Tues. & Thurs., Noon - 1:00pm, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell.; Kate Maloney (Tues.), Lauren Gotlieb (Thurs.)
    • Mon., Wed. 5:15pm - 6:15pm, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell; Melissa Boyer, Michele Vivori, Steve Rondeau, Chris Robare,
      StaceyGentile - Certified Instructors
    • Thurs. 5:15pm - 6:15pm, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell; Steve Rondeau - Certified Instructor
    • Sat. 10:00am - 11:30am, Spin® Room, Upper Lasell; Steve Rondeau - Certified Instructor

    $60 for 20 classes by purchasing a Pre-Pay Card from the Cashier, Hopkins Hall, 1st Floor (Valid ID required)
    $5 per class
    Bring water and a towel

    All experience levels welcome, beginners should arrive 15 minutes before class begins

  • Personal Training

    Ongoing sessions for employees, spouses/partners.

    To register, contact:
    Christi Abel, Certified Personal Trainer at 413-458-4216
    Monique Blake, Certified Personal Trainer at 413-281-0301
    Steve Rondeau, Certified Personal Trainer at 413-822-3924

    $40 an hour per person, private session
    $30 for a 30-40 minute session per person
    $30 an hour per person for two employees
    Williams College employees can receive a $10 per session discount, up to a maximum of $50 per year from Wellness At Williams (rates apply to sessions in the Williams College Fitness Center)

  • Swimming Instruction

    Ongoing sessions for employees, spouses/partners.

    To register, contact:
    Steve Kuster, Head Swim Coach at [email protected] to register.
    $30 for a 30-40 minute session per person
    Williams College employees can receive a $10 per session discount, up to a maximum of $50 per year from Wellness At Williams (rates apply to sessions in the Williams College Athletic Center/Pool)


Other Wellness Opportunities on Campus

Athletic Facility Hours
Walkabouts

Other Wellness Opportunities – Eligible for the BCBS Fitness Reimbursement *

BeFit Company
16 Water Street, Williamstown, MA 413-458-1618

studio b pilates and fitness
36b Spring Street, Williamstown, MA 413-346-8616

Planet Fitness
82 Main Street (Steeples Plaza), North Adams, MA 413-664-7300

YMCA
22 Brickyard Court, North Adams, MA 413-663-6529

Cutting Edge Fitness
73 Summer Street, Adams, MA 01220 413-841-0494

Curves for Women
748 Main Street, Bennington, VT 802-442-0600

Weight Watchers
You can download the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Weight Loss Benefit Form or pick one up in Human Resources lobby.  Maximum $150/year Blue Cross Blue Shield reimbursement.

* Qualifies for $150 Blue Cross Blue Shield reimbursement after first four months. One reimbursement per family per calendar year. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Fitness Benefit Form or pick one up in Human Resources lobby.

 

Other Wellness Opportunities in the Area

Tasha Yoga
20 Spring Street, Williamstown, MA 413-346-3638

Berkshire Kettlebells
Eagle Street, North Adams, MA
20% Discount on Kettlebell Foundations Class.

Anytime Fitness
120 Depot Street, Bennington, VT 802-681-0161
24 hour access, 24 hour security, convenient parking, anywhere club access, private showers and more!

Bennington Tennis Center
200 Lovers Lane (Off Northside Drive), Bennington, VT 802-447-7557
3 cushioned tennis courts inside a climate controlled dome, professional private and group instruction available.  Courts available for rent 7 days a week.

Revolution Racquet & Fitness Club
160 Benmont Avenue, Bennington, VT 802-753-7606
Group fitness, strength & cardio training, and racquetball.

Bennington CrossFit
190 North Street, Bennington, VT 802-681-7350