Jess Ruff began teaching group fitness classes in 2008 after years of being a FIRM client. She loves teaching at Jamie Scott Fitness, where she is able to constantly challenge herself as well as the clients. In addition to teaching and taking classes at Jamie Scott Fitness, she enjoys running and has completed many races, including 10 half marathons. She earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Clemson University, and a master’s degree in library and information sciences from the University of South Carolina. Jess is a National Board Certified teacher at Brennen Elementary School, where she strives to set a healthy example for her young students. In her free time she enjoys watching college football and cheering for the Clemson Tigers!
Jess Ruff instructs the following:
From the West Coast to the East Coast! Barre Fight is a Hollywood fitness craze that combines Pilates, boxing and dance, into one challenging workout that will burn fat and sculpt your muscles fast! Barre Fight integrates the power, speed and agility of boxing with the strength and flexibility of Pilates. Attain a sleek, lean, powerful self-image. Bring mat, towel, water.
Bikes and Barre
This innovative class fuses the intensity of cycle with the burn and stretch of barre. Start with a calorie-torching 30-minute session on the bike. Then, hop off and head to the barre for 20 minutes of full-body toning and sculpting. You'll leave Bikes and Barre feeling strong, lean and worked!
PUSH alternates strength and cardio sets with short periods of rest. Classic interval training, PUSH will yield continuous dips and spikes in your heart rate; it's great metabolic conditioning! PUSH will absolutely PUSH you to your limits.
HyperIce Foundation is an introductory class for the HyperIce VYPER and the HYPERSPHERE.
The VYPER is a cutting edge fitness roller that utilizes high intensity vibration to improve the body’s overall performance. The HYPERSPHERE delivers localized vibration therapy that increases range of motion, flexibility, and increases circulation.
HyperIce Foundation is designed to show clients the muscle groups that they should be targeting when using the Vyper. Clients should bring a mat.
**Clients with diabetic neuropathy, recent surgery and/or implanted medical devices such as pacemakers should consult with a physician prior to using the vibration technology over affected areas.**
Burn through belly fat and strengthen core muscles through an intense and effective core focused workout. Feel your heart rate constantly fluctuate throughout class allowing better fat burning and abdominal shaping. With the dynamic and essential stretching done to target the areas worked during class you will become long and lean, as well as more flexible and less injury prone.
33% weights, 33% cycling, 33% plyometrics and core. One hour class. Find out what you are really made of in this class. Three rotating sections that build in intensity. Just when you think you can't take anymore, we push you to dig deeper. (Because of the intense nature of this class, it i not recommended that you take more than 2 bodyCIRCUIT classes per week.) Props used: indoor cycles, dumbells, and Bosu trainers.