Group Exercise and Fitness

Group Exercise Class Schedule

Class Schedules have been modified and will be updated as we add back classes.

Health Promotion sponsors a variety of exercise opportunities specifically for Appalachian faculty, staff, and their spouses/or significant others. Completion of a health history form and preregistration is required prior to participating in an exercise class. Fax your completed form to 262-7019 or email to

Currently, we are offering one outdoor exercise class and virtual personal training. 

Outdoor High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT class is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic, and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high-intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

  • Tuesday, Thursday:  1:15 pm  am to 2:15 pm 

Health Promotion for Faculty & Staff Personalized Training Program (updated 10/7/2020)

Register to workout with a personal trainer and achieve your fitness/health-related goals.  Your trainer will develop a sensible, progressive, and individualized regimen based on your short- and long-term health needs.

Review the four training options below and contact Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff Stephane McDaniel ( or (828) 262-6314, to start your journey.

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Appointments designed to familiarize the client with the gym and assist him/her in gaining fundamental knowledge of exercising. This is ideal for someone who prefers specific guidelines helping him/her getting starting toward a healthier lifestyle. 

Virtual Personal Training

This training format is ideal for participants who need some direction in their workout plans.  Certified personal trainers offer 2 workouts per week. For those who are comfortable coming to the FVasity Gym location, occasional appointments with your trainer to check for are available.  After an initial consultation with the trainer, this client will receive two workouts, per week, via e-mail. The client exercises without direct supervision each week.  

 Weightroom Orientation

Weightroom orientations are suggested for those who are new to weight training or for those who may need a refresher course on how to use the equipment properly. This orientation will also help teach/correct your form and alignment.

Please contact Steff McDaniel for more information