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One Pass. Unlimited Yoga & Pilates

New This Year! Increase your strength, flexibility, and awareness in one of our many yoga and Pilates offerings. We are excited to offer four different pass options for our yoga and pilates class offerings. Choose what works best for you.

Yoga and Pilates Pass Pricing

1 Term a 1 Month b 5 Class Pass c 1 Class d
Student $199.00 $75.00 $40.00 $10.00
Staff & Faculty $215.00 $80.00 $45.00 $11.00
Public $230.00 $90.00 $50.00 $12.00
aUnlimited yoga and Pilates classes for the duration of the term. Pass expires August 31, 2017. These passes will not be sold after July 31, 2017.
bUnlimited yoga and Pilates classes for the duration of 30 days. Pass expires 30 days from the date of purchase.
cPass includes access to 5 classes of your choice. Pass expires 30 days from the date of purchase.
dPass includes a drop-in class. Must be purchased the day-of the class.

Mind Body Schedule

Class Descriptions

50/50 Yoga Pilates classes fuses lower-body strength through standing pilates exercises while integrating core-strengthening through vinyassa yoga poses. This class is suited for those looking for a total body workout while achieving a balanced mind-body experience and reinforced pilates principles.

A great all-levels class for those who wish to move their bodies and relax deeply. This class will be slower paced and softer than a power class, however it still focuses on strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. This class incorporates sun salutations and juicy stretches with an emphasis on calming the body and mind. Basic yoga postures are combined with regulated breath and performed in a systematic and accessible manner. This class helps reduce stress, increase energy, stretch, strengthen muscles and encourages you to breathe more freely and fully.

Pilates is designed to stretch and strengthen the muscles, creating a toned and lean look. Pilates improves posture, flexibility and balance. Core exercises are emphasized, and you will definitely feel the burn!

For those looking for variety, dive into this challenging, full body workout that combines strength building exercises and the practice of yoga.

Get ready to breathe and sweat! An energetic class that starts by heating the body up with sun salutations, followed with a creative flow of standing, balancing, seated, and twisting poses, with optional inverted poses in the mix too. Vinyasa-powered, flowing from pose to pose by connecting each movement with breath. A mellow cool down at the end to savasana. Definitely a challenging class!

Latest Mind & Body News

No hot water available at the Student Recreation Centre

UPDATED March 15, 2017 at 2:30PM: Hot water is now working at the Student Recreation Centre

We are currently experiencing issues at the Student Recreation Centre with our hot water. There is currently no hot water available in the facility. We are looking into this problem and will post an update when we can. Apologies for any inconveniences this may cause.

Pedestrian Route Changes | Finding your way to the SRC, new UBC Aquatic Centre, and War Memorial Gym

 

UBC bus loop closes March 6.

The new UBC Bus Exchange located off Wesbrook Mall at University Boulevard partially opens on March 6. Bus stops from the old bus loop, including the popular 99 B-Line, will relocate temporarily to Wesbrook Mall on March 6.

Bus stops making the move include 25, 33, 41, 43, 49, 99 B-Line, and 480. The stops will relocate until construction of the new UBC Bus Exchange is completed in May 2017. The popular 99 B-Line stop will move to the entrance of the new UBC Bus Exchange.

Please note:

The sidewalks along Student Union Blvd and Wesbrook Mall are now closed. Detour routes around the Student Recreation Centre and new Aquatic Centre are provided as shown in the map. The old bus loop is the site of the future Gage South student residence.

Plan your trip at transportation.ubc.ca.

 

To War Memorial Gym

  • Walk south towards the Student Recreation Centre
  • Walk past the Student Recreation Centre along the construction fences towards the new UBC Aquatic Centre
  • Follow the path past the UBC Aquatic Centre and continue past the new UBC Bus Exchange
  • War Memorial Gym is directly in front of you.

To the UBC Aquatic Centre

  • Head south across the street and you will see the Student Recreation Centre
  • Walk between the SRC and the Old SUB construction site (fenced area)
  • The new UBC Aquatic Centre is directly in front of you.

To the Student Recreation Centre

  • Head south across the street and you will see the Student Recreation Centre

To War Memorial Gym

  • Walk south towards the Student Recreation Centre
  • Walk past the Student Recreation Centre along the construction fences towards the new UBC Aquatic Centre
  • Follow the path past the UBC Aquatic Centre and continue past the new UBC Bus Exchange
  • War Memorial Gym is directly in front of you.

To the UBC Aquatic Centre

  • Head south across the street and you will see the Student Recreation Centre
  • Walk between the SRC and the Old SUB construction site (fenced area)
  • The new UBC Aquatic Centre is directly in front of you.

To the Student Recreation Centre

    • Head south across the street and you will see the Student Recreation Centre

To War Memorial Gym

  • Walk west down University Blvd. past Mahoney and Sons. You should be walking on the sidewalk on the other side of the street from Mahoney and Sons.
  • To get to War Memorial Gym, turn right at the path between the construction sites and the gym is marked by a large poster of an individual climbing and the words “human potential reached from here”

To the UBC Aquatic Centre

  • Walk west down University Blvd. past Mahoney and Sons. You should be walking on the sidewalk on the other side of the street from Mahoney and Sons.
  • Walk through War Memorial Gym, turn right at the path between the construction sites and the gym is marked by a large poster of an individual climbing and the words “human potential reached from here”
    • Walk up the steps into the gym foyer - crossing the foyer, and exiting on the north end of the building and walking down the steps towards the new UBC Bus Exchange
  • Continue north on the path towards and you'll see the new UBC Aquatic Centre directly in front of you.

To the Student Recreation Centre

  • Walk west down University Blvd. past Mahoney and Sons. You should be walking on the sidewalk on the other side of the street from Mahoney and Sons.
  • Walk through War Memorial Gym, turn right at the path between the construction sites and the gym is marked by a large poster of an individual climbing and the words “human potential reached from here”
    • Walk up the steps into the gym foyer - crossing the foyer, and exiting on the north end of the building and walking down the steps towards the new UBC Bus Exchange
  • Continue north on the path towards the UBC Aquatic Centre.
  • Pass the UBC Aquatic Centre and the Student Recreation will be on your right.

To War Memorial Gym

  • Head west on University Blvd on the sidewalk opposite Mahoney & Sons:
    1. turn right at the first path and the Gym is marked with a poster of an individual climbing and the words “human potential reached from here”
    2. Turn right just before the stairs onto the path that goes around the south side of the building.
    3. Turn left into the doors directly before the set of stairs on the path.

To the Student Recreation Centre

  • Head west, to the end of the roundabout on University Blvd and turn right towards the sign saying AMS Student Nest. Keep to the right.
  • Head to the end of the path and turn left to move around the Old SUB. You will continue to walk around this building and the fences surrounding it.
  • The path will open up into the Student Nest Plaza. Turn left to the ramp, then turn right to head north and follow the path by the tall trees.
  • Turn right to head east at the path before the statue of the woman holding up a torch.
  • Follow this path until you see the Student Recreation Centre on your right.

To the UBC Aquatic Centre

  • Head to the end of the roundabout on University Blvd and turn right towards the sign saying AMS Student Nest. Keep to the right.
  • Head to the end of the path and turn left to move around the Old SUB. You will continue to walk around this building and the fences surrounding it.
  • The path will open up into the Student Nest Plaza. Turn left to the ramp, then turn right to head north and follow the path by the tall trees.
  • Turn right to head east at the path before the statue of the woman holding up a torch.
  • Follow this path until you see the Student Recreation Centre on your right.
  • Right before you reach the Student Recreation Centre, turn right along the path with fences lined with “Welcome to the new UBC Pool”. Follow the path and the UBC Aquatic Centre will be on your left.

Tai Chi is more than it appears.

 

Stress is one of a student’s greatest enemies. We are always looking for ways to deal with and defeat stress. Simply watching the Tai Chi class go through their motions and forms made me feel calm and relaxed. I can only imagine how much more effective it would be to participate.

I was pleasantly surprised to learn how Tai Chi is much more than it seems. Every motion has a purpose and a martial application without appearing to do so.

When Tai Chi was founded, Martial Arts were banned by the Chinese government. It was designed to look passive and calm while still possessing powerful martial capabilities. With a focus on balancing your inner chi and finding the center of your body, you can defend yourself from a variety of attacks with very little strength.

“There’s no such thing as advanced movements, only advanced understanding of basic movements”

The instructor Lucas says that “It is important that whatever you train yourself to do in a self-defense class is realistic”. Tai Chi is meant to deal with random and unpredictable attacks quickly and efficiently. The class is structured for all abilities as “there’s no such thing as advanced movements, only advanced understanding of basic movements”. You will learn and build upon basic skills and continually develop how to apply them.

There is still space available in the class and it is a great way to relax your mind and body while learning effective and useful skills. Registration closes on January 15th so make sure to save your spot today.

UBC Recreation Free Week – January 9 -15, 2017

Drop-in to fitness, yoga, Pilates, dance, martial arts, boot camps, and aquatics classes for free. No experience is required and all abilities can be accommodated. Try as many classes as you want, and register for your favorites!