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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

NETA Fit Fest - October 24-28
Get certified, connected and inspired with the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) Fit Fest. This exhilarating event continues to earn rave reviews for bringing fitness progessionals together in the perfect environment to learn, collaborate and even play. Register online at

Bulldog Bootcamp - Spring 2020
Make 2020 your best year yet! Join Bulldog Bootcamp, a wellness program that will get you fit and provide a new social network, along with nutrition and health tips.

WHEN: Starting at the end of January and finishing up just in time for Spring Break!

WHAT: This six-week program will help you meet your New Year's goals and build healthy habits for the rest of the school year. Each week will feature two group workouts and give you plenty of inspriation for individual workouts.

DON'T MISS: Plus, as a Bulldog Bootcamp participant, you will be eligible for fun prizes!


Glow Hip Hop - Spring 2020
This glow-in-the-dark Hip Hop class is like any other Hip Hop class; but will now have black lights and glow sticks to make the party even better!  



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