Welcome to Barnard Physical Education!
As per the Key to NYC Executive Orders and related orders that apply in New York City, UNVACCINATED INDIVIDUALS are prohibited from entering in-person Physical Education classes, in-person FITbear classes, the Barnard Fitness Center. This prohibition extends to students, faculty, staff with approved exemptions. New York City requires staff and customers 12 years of age and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter this establishment. To find out where to get a free COVID-19 vaccine visit nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692). For more information on Key to NYC, visit nyc.gov/keytoNYC
Fall 2021 PE courses (PDF)
PE Courses in Directory of Classes
- All Barnard students must complete one semester of PE or Dance, preferably in their First Year.
- Only students who have not yet completed the PE requirement can register for PE.
- SR, JR, SO and TR who need PE should add one course (PE or Dance) to their program during their assigned registration period.
- FY students should add PE (or Dance) to their program or get on a waitlist.
- Students on a PE waitlist should plan to attend the first week of classes to see if space is available.
- Barnard PE is open to Barnard students only.
- PE courses are graded Pass/Fail based on attendance and participation.
Need more info? Contact the individual instructor or the Department Chair.
Laura Masone, Dept Chair (Body Sculpt, Fitness Outside, Advanced Fitness) firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Northrop (Health Coaching, Yoga, Body Sculpt) email@example.com
Melanie Rodriguez (Yoga, Body Sculpt, Advanced Running) firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy Lanzas (Yoga, Core Strength) email@example.com
Stephen Shulman (T'ai Chi) firstname.lastname@example.org
India Choquette (Body Sculpt, Fitness Outside) email@example.com
Fitbear Fitness Classes
FITbear classes are open to Barnard students ONLY. Students must create an account through Barnard College's IMLeagues portal. For more information visit https://pe.barnard.edu/fitbear.
Please note these changes:
Election day break: Friday 10/29 5:15pm Sculpt canceled. And no classes Sat 10/30- Tues 11/2. Tues 11/16: 7:15 Total Body canceled.
Barnard faculty and staff are permitted to attend via Zoom. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Classes will include: Body Sculpting, Yoga, Barre + Core, and Total Body. As for all Barnard buildings, masks are required during your workout. Contact email@example.com for more info
Barnard Fitness Center
Barnard Fitness Center is now open to Barnard students ONLY. Students must be registered in IMLeagues to participate. For more information about IMLeagues and the Barnard Fitness Center visit https://pe.barnard.edu/BFC
Please note these changes: The fitness center will close at 4pm on Fri 10/29 and be closed for the Election Day holiday weekend, Sat 10/30- Tues 11/2.
As for all Barnard buildings, masks are required during your workout.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
PE Mission Statement
The Physical Education Department subscribes fully to the College’s commitment to help women realize their full potential. Through regular participation in guided physical movement, the student gains enhanced physical fitness, improved self-esteem, and stress management techniques. Physical Education and the extra-curricular programs address the body-mind connection as the student learns skills that will influence the quality of her life currently in academic achievement and in all future endeavors.