PHYS ED Spring 2024 Semester Syllabus

PHYS ED Spring 2024 Semester Syllabus

Welcome to the PHYS ED, where fitness meets fun and we're thrilled to unveil our exciting spring semester syllabus!

Get ready to embark on a journey of movement improvement, discover the keys to overall health, shape up your physique, groove to the rhythm with Music 101, and earn some extra credit along the way.

Join us as we dive into a diverse array of classes designed to energize your body, invigorate your mind, and foster a community of wellness enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned fitness guru or just starting your journey, there's something here for everyone.

Stay tuned for in-depth insights, tips, and updates on our upcoming classes. Let's make this semester your best one yet!

Movement Improvement

Required | 5 credits | Available on FitPass

Get a better understanding of your own body mechanics as Echelon Instructors guide you through the proper form of common exercises. Already familiar with a movement? That's okay, there's always room for improvement! 

  • Lunges
  • Sit Ups / Crunches
  • Bent Over Rows
  • Bicep Curl
  • Split Squat


  • Kettlebell Swing
  • Kettlebell Deadlift
  • Kettlebell Squats
  • Kettlebell Snatch
  • Kettlebell Clean & Press 

Overall Health

Required | 10 credits | Available on Stride, Connect and FitPass

Health and wellness requires more than working out. Stress management, quality sleep, and recovery are all vital in order to live an overall healthy life. Echelon U has you covered with all the tools to start you off on the path towards a well-rounded fitness routine.

  • New Year, New You | Connect | 3
  • Guided Walk, Jog or Run | Stride | 2
  • Desk Mobility* | FitPass | 3
  • Show Up* | Connect | 2
  • Sleep Meditation | FitPass | 2
  • Breathing | FitPass | 1
  • Guided Walk, Jog or Run | Stride | 2
  • Desk Mobility* | FitPass | 3
  • Show Up* | Connect | 2

*coming soon

Shape Up

Optional* | 12 credits | Available on Connect (Worldwide) 

In this 6-week program you will find combined cardio and strength classes to help you SHAPE UP for the long term! You can expect to gain knowledge around building healthy habits to last a lifetime. Learn smart recovery strategies, how to balance cardio and strength workouts, incorporate movement into every day, and set attainable goals.

  • Cardio v. Strength
  • Creating Sustainable Habits + NEAT
  • Non-Scale Victories
  • Nutrition
  • Recovering for Success
  • Goal-Setting

Music 101

Optional* | 8 credits | Available on Connect (US & CAN)

In this series you will learn what defines music genres. Each class is an exploration of a specific genre, incorperating history, fun facts and a great playlist!

  • Alt Rock 101
  • Pop Punk 101
  • Metal 101
  • Country 101
  • Yacht Rock 101
  • Hip Hop 101
  • She Rocks 101
  • #trending 101

*Participate in either Music 101 OR Shape Up. Credits will only be counted for one or the other, but not both.

Extra Credit

Parcially Required | 7 credits | Available on Stride, Connect, Row and FitPass

Calling all gold start students! Looking for an extra challenge? We've got you covered with additional recommemdations to supplement your semester -- take time to recover, add something new to your fitness routine, or kickstart a healthy habit.

  • Steady State | Connect
  • Movement Improvement: Bike Form | FitPass
  • Cool Down | All Modalities
  • Warm Up | All Modalities
  • Recovery | FitPass
  • Show Up | Connect
  • Dual Ride | Connect
  • Echelon Session | Connect
  • Weekend Roundup | FitPass
  • Bodyweight Workouts | FitPass
  • Mini Band | FitPass

Downloadable Documents 

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