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The Graduate Center offers fitness classes

Registration opens October 18th at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required prior to registration and before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served. Class will be cancelled if insufficient registration.

$10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members.

– Facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.

Please note: As a result of a newly implemented CUNY financial procedure, all payments for fitness classes must be made at the Bursar window on the 8th floor, room 8105.07. Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. Credit cards will not be accepted.

To enroll in a class, you will need to pick up a registration form from Students Affairs Office, room 7301, complete it and take it to the Bursar’s Office with payment. You will receive a receipt for the amount paid which then needs to be returned to the Student Affairs Office, room 7301 to officially register for the fitness class(es).

No payments will be accepted at the Student Affairs office.


Fitness equipment is provided.


Hatha Yoga


Bodily postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.


Instructor: Hess Kim


Hatha Yoga Session C 12:00-1:00pm (Mondays) $20 GC Students /$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members


Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17 (no class Nov 19)


Hatha Yoga Session D 12:00-1:00pm (Wednesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members


Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 28, Dec 5 (no class Nov 21)


Mindful Yoga: Align and Flow


Relax, refresh, and refocus in this class for all levels. Learn essential poses and move with the breath through flowing sequences that increase balance, strength, and flexibility. Breathing exercises and meditation round out the practice.


Instructor: Michelle Morrison


Mindful Yoga Session B, 5:45-6:45pm (Tuesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members


Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)




Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way the body functions, looks and feels.


Instructor: Jeanette Palmer


Pilates Session D, 4:15-5:30pm (Tuesdays) $35 GC Students/$77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members


Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)


Pilates Session E, 5:15-6:30pm (Thursdays) $35 GC Students, $77 Faculty-Staff /$95 Community Members


Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, Dec 20 (no class Nov 22)      **Please note new class times!





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