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Wellness Programs

Every semester Drake Wellness offers a variety of programs for students, faculty and staff to enjoy. All programs are free for all Drake students, faculty and staff unless otherwise noted. For more information about these programs, please email

Group Exercise Classes
Group X Classes are offered throughout the year with a new schedule each semester. Anywhere from 20-25 different classes are offered by trained students and staff to accommodate all fitness levels. They range from Zumba and Dance Fitness, to Water Aerobics, to Strength Training and HIIT-styled classes, to Core, Pilates, and Yoga, as well as anything in between! All classes are held in the Drake Bell Center and all equipment is provided. Register for and attend 15 classes per semester and earn free gear!

Custom Wellness Programs
Custom wellness programs come in a variety of formats to generate plenty of excitement for you and your organization or group of friends. Great for Residence Halls, Greek Organizations,
Department Activities or Special Events! Examples of programs range from intuitive snacking seminars, to cooking demonstrations, to stress management techniques, as well as any GroupX class or fitness workshop. We will work with you to create the best experience and meet the needs of your group. To request a program, contact

Bulldog Bites

Check out our new wellness blog for tips and tricks on how to improve your nutrition, stress levels, and workouts! 

Rec Movement
We have partnered with Rec Movement to offer even more workout variety! Campus recreation departments from schools across the US and Canada have come together to promote wellness during this time. Join Rec Movement using your Drake email and get access to more live and prerecorded exercise classes:

The current GroupX schedule can be found here

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