Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Reading Day Autumn 2018

Reading Day Schedule: Autumn 2018

Rest, refuel and prepare for finals on Reading Day, December 6!

RISE AND GRIND...READY FOR IT?

6:30 - 7:30 a.m. | RPAC B30

Stressed? "Shake it Off" and take advantage of that "Blank Space" in your schedule to energize your morning with this full body workout. "You Belong With Me" in this workout of your "Wildest Dreams"!

RISE AND SHINE YOGA

7 - 8 a.m. | RPAC B134

Start your morning off right with Rise and Shine Yoga. This class will wake up your body and mind as you move through a variety of yoga poses while focusing on the union of the breath and movement.

TRIPLE THREAT TRX®

8 - 9 a.m. | RPAC Track Level

Looking to challenge yourself through a series of strength and cardio circuits? This class will utilize the TRX® Suspenion Trainer, the track and the rowers to give you the ultimate full body workout! With three stations, this class is guaranteed to be three times as much fun!

"BOOST" YOUR MORNING BARRE

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. | RPAC B134

Come ready to elevate your barre workout and start your day off strong! Utilizing the ballet barre, light weights and high repetitions, get ready to embrace the shake and feel the burn. This class is guaranteed to give you a boost of energy to tackle all of your finals! 

OUAB BREAKFAST

9 a.m. - While Supplies Last | Ohio Union, Performance Hall

Join OUAB and start your day on the right note by enjoying a hot breakfast, coffee and tea. Food available while supplies last! 

BLACK LIGHT RHYTHM RIDE

9 - 10 a.m. | RPAC B30

Blacklight Rhythm Ride is back! Come join us for this heart pumping, quick paced and all-around exciting indoor cycle class to the music. Only two requirements: wear some neon and have fun!

BLACK LIGHT RHYTHM RIDE

10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. | RPAC B30

Black Light Ride is back! Come join us for this heart pumping, quick paced, and all-around exciting 45-minute indoor cycle class. Only two requirements: wear some neon and have fun!

HYDROTHERAPY MASSAGES

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Ohio Union, Great Hall Meeting Room

Take a snack break and destress with a hydrotherapy massage courtesy of the Office of Student Life.

SUPPLIES, SNACKS AND STRESS RELIEF

1 p.m. - While Supplies Last | Ohio Union, Great Hall Meeting Room

Take a snack break and refuel. Food available while supplies last!

COFFEE AND COLORING BOOKS

2 p.m. - While Supplies Last | Ohio Union, KBK Resource Room

Grab some coffee and color to destress. Available while supplies last! 

BLINDFOLD YOGA

2 - 3 p.m. | RPAC B134

Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Change the way you think of yoga with this class, led solely with auditory cues. Blindfolds will be provided and used for the entirety of class to enhance your mind-body connection and to offer a unique perspective on what fitness is like without visual ability. Come learn how to trust and feel your body without visual ability as we strive to create a culture that Loves Every Body.

BOY BAND CARDIO BARBELL

4 - 4:50 p.m. | RPAC B30

“Come Together” because “Backstreet’s Back” and “Tearin’ Up My Heart” at Boy Band Cardio Barbell! Come jam to your favorite boy bands like Backstreet Boys, ‘N Sync, Hanson, One Direction and Maroon 5! Let’s have some fun and break a sweat, because that’s really “What Makes You Beautiful.”

SLOW JAMS YOGA

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | NRC 210

Looking for a way to relieve stress? "This is How We Do It." Take a break and revitalize your body and mind by holding poses for longer to better achieve maximum release and relaxation. This slow flow yoga class set to R&B slow jams is the perfect yoga remix to re-energize your body and mind.

I LOVE THE 90s CYCLE AND BARRE

5 - 6 p.m. | NRC 310

Take a break and party like it's 1999 in this special Cycle + Barre class. A combination of work done on and off the bike, this full-body workout is the perfect balance of cardio and sculpting. So get ready to pump up the jam and say "Bye, Bye, Bye" to stress!

HOLIDAY HUSTLE

5:15 - 6:15 p.m. | RPAC South Gym

'Tis the season for this special-edition bootcamp. This circuit style class features our group fitness tires, versafit logs, dynamax balls and much more! This class will be sure to test your muscular and cardiovascular endurance, strength and overall functional fitness. Come sweat it out and get in the holiday spirit! 

TOTALLY 80s PILATES

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | RPAC B134

Pull out your leotards and legwarmers for this 80s inspired Pilates class. "With Every Breath You Take", this low-impact, total-body workout will improve your muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. This class is guaranteed to you have you reaching for your sweatband!  

OUAB FLICKS FOR FREE FEATURING TAG

6 p.m. | Ohio Union, Conference Theater

OUAB will be showing “TAG” for this year’s Reading Day. There will be a 6 p.m. showing at the Ohio Union in the U.S. Bank Conference Theater. As the name of the event insinuates, attending the movie is FREE. Please note that BuckID admits 2- so feel free to bring a friend! 

TAG-TEAM TRX®

6 - 7 p.m. | RPAC Track Level

Looking to challenge yourself and try something new? Come to this special edition Tag-Team TRX®! You and your workout partner will alternate between drills on the floor and the straps.  This class is first-come, first-served, so be sure to show up early to claim your spot! 

GLOW STRONG BY ZUMBA®

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | NRC 210

Get ready to work up a sweat and GLOW to some bumping music! STRONG by Zumba® is a high-intensity interval training workout choreographed to the music that will challenge your muscular and cardiovascular endurance. What more could you want?

THROWBACK THURSDAY CIRCUIT CYCLE

7 - 8 p.m. | RPAC B30

This is one #TBT you will sure want to post about! Come jam out during this 60-min Circuit Cycle class to all your favorite throwback tunes. You will alternate drills on and off the bike, leaving you feeling #strong #motivated #goals. 

GLOW WITH THE FLOW

8 - 9 p.m. | NRC 210

Revitalize your body and mind after a long day with Glow with the Flow Yoga. The perfect balance of power and relaxation yoga, this vin-yin style yoga class will leave you feeling invigorated and refreshed. The first-half of class will focus on flowing, heat-building postures to challenge your balance, strength and flexibility. The second-half will concentrate on deep stretching and restorative postures. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced yogi, the lights, music and energy will leave you feeling stress-free and empowered to take on your finals.

DANCING THROUGH THE 2000s

9 - 10 p.m. | RPAC B30

Shake and shimmy the stress of finals away with your favorite music through the 2000s – and your favorite Rec Sports dance instructors! This special-edition dance fitness class will work your entire body while giving you a great cardio workout and the opportunity to let loose. With three total instructors leading you through this high-energy, non-stop dance party, we guarantee you’ll have so much fun you’ll forget you are working out!

OPEN STUDY SPACE ROOMS AT THE OHIO UNION

All day | Hays Cape Room, Round Meeting, Suzanne M. Scharer Room