Matlock / Bakewell gym - Group Personal Training

We offer a variety of classes and group exercise sessions throughout the day to help you achieve you build fitness, strength, co-ordination and flexibility whilst burning fat.

These classes offer more than just a physical workout; they provide a dynamic and supportive environment that can enhance your overall well-being.

1. Motivation and Accountability:

Joining a group exercise class introduces a sense of accountability. Knowing that others are expecting you in class can be a powerful motivator. The shared commitment to attending regularly fosters a sense of responsibility, making it less likely for individuals to skip sessions.

2. Variety and Fun:

Out group exercise classes come in various forms, from total body workouts, lower body, upper body, kettlebells, circuits and HIIT. This diversity allows participants to explore different exercise modalities, preventing boredom and ensuring a well-rounded fitness routine. The group setting often adds an element of fun and camaraderie, making the entire experience enjoyable.

3. Expert Guidance:

Instructors in group exercise classes are trained professionals who provide expert guidance and support. They tailor workouts to accommodate different fitness levels, ensuring that participants are challenged while maintaining proper form and safety. This guidance can be particularly beneficial for beginners looking to establish a solid foundation.

4. Social Connection:

Regularly attending group classes allows for the development of a supportive community. Exercising alongside others creates a sense of belonging and camaraderie. The shared experience of overcoming challenges and celebrating achievements fosters social connections that extend beyond the workout class.

5. Consistent Schedule:

Our group exercise classes follow a fixed schedule, providing a structured routine for participants. This regularity helps individuals establish a consistent exercise habit, making it easier to prioritize fitness in their daily lives. A set schedule also aids in time management and reduces the likelihood of procrastination.

6. Increased Motivation through Competition:

Healthy competition within a group setting can elevate motivation levels. Whether it's trying to keep up with a fitness buddy or pushing yourself to match the pace of the class, the inherent competitiveness can drive participants to achieve more than they might on their own.

7. Mental Health Benefits:

Regular exercise is not only beneficial for physical health but also plays a crucial role in mental well-being. Group exercise classes offer a two-fold advantage by combining the benefits of physical activity with the positive impact of social interaction, reducing stress and promoting mental clarity.

Our classes and group exercise sessions are strictly limited to 8 people.

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7:45am | HIIT | 30m
9:30am | Lower | 45m
12:30pm | Total | 45m
5.15pm | Total | 30m
6:00pm | Total | 45m
6:45pm | Upper | 45m


9:30am | Upper | 45m
12:30pm | Total | 45m
6:00pm | Condition | 45m
6:45pm | Circuit | 45m


9:30am | Condition | 45m
12:30pm | Total | 45m
5.15pm | Total | 30m
6:00pm | Lower | 45m
7:30pm | Upper | 45m


9:30am | Upper | 45m
12:30pm | Total | 45m
6:00pm | Condition | 45m


7:45am | HIIT | 30m
9:30am | Upper | 45m
12:30pm | Total | 45m
6:00pm | Total | 45m


9:30am | Circuit | 45m


9:30am | Kettlebells | 45m

Attending regular group exercise classes goes beyond the physical aspects of fitness. It provides a holistic approach that encompasses motivation, variety, social connection, and expert guidance.

Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or a beginner, these classes offer a supportive environment to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

So, lace up those sneakers, join a class, and experience the transformative power of group exercise at WFC firsthand.

Group descriptions


A fun yet highly effective combination of HIIT, body weight and resistance training to burn fat, build stamina and strength and tighten up those stubborn areas.


Non-impact exercises designed to develop strength, flexibility, balance and inner awareness. A fantastic mix of core strength and abdominal conditioning.


Focus on your upper body muscle groups and training principles to give you a great calorie-busting workout. Improve your strength, fitness and muscular endurance.


A high-intensity interval training workout combines high-intensity movement with short periods of recovery. Improves cardiovascular fitness, increases speed and maximises calorie burn.


A combination of cardio and strength training, this class allows participants to work to their own personal level. A highly motivating workout. Great for those who don't like choreographed routines.


An aerobic workout incorporating interval training, aerobic movement and light resistance training. Offering high and low impact alternatives to improve fitness and burn fat.


A total body Resistance based workout using all major muscle groups, designed to improve strength, build lean muscle and torch calories.

A few things....

If you are new to a class or have an injury please inform your instructor.

Book your class at least 24 hours in advance to secure your place.

Ring and let us know if you cannot make your class - we may have a reserve list.

Wear indoor shoes in the studio at ALL times.

There is a maximum amount of participants allowed in each class. We run on a first come first serve basis - so go ahead and book now to hold your spot!

We are always looking to improve - please give us your feedback.

Don't forget your drink and towel.

The Woodlands Fitness Centre Ltd
A: Unit 27, Molyneux Business Park, Darley Dale, Derbyshire, DE4 2HJ
T: (01629) 733 123