Instructional Programs

Instructional programs are non-credit fitness classes that provide personal enrichment, training and skill building, and are intensive in nature.  The instructors are certified within their discipline and have many years of experience teaching.

Instructional programs are available to all UCO students and employees, as well as the general public. Participants must be at least 18 years of age or older to participate.



Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is a form of martial arts that works to develop efficient, flowing and circular movements for defense. Participants will learn complete body control, defense against multiple attackers and how to use joint locks, throws and submission techniques to neutralize an opponent.
Days/Times: Fridays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Program dates: May 13, May 20, May 27, June 3
Location: Wellness Center, Room 134
Instructor: Abdalla Khalid, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu
Program fee: $40
Registration deadline: Thursday, May 12


Strengthen, Affirm and Stretch in this workout that feels good to the body! You will strengthen every major muscle group using a variety of resistance tools (i.e. balls, bands, weights, your own body weight) in a positive environment that helps you connect the mind and body via affirmations, awareness and stretching, utilizing Yoga/Pilates and mind-body relaxation tools. Experience fitness in a way that will make you crave more!
Days/Times: Wednesdays, Noon-12:45 p.m.
Program dates: May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1
Location: Wellness Center Room 104
Instructor: Maria Roettger, MA, LPC, CPT, GFI, CHC
Program fee: $40
Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 10

For more information about Wellness Center Instructional Programs, Contact Khari Huff at or (405) 974-3119

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