With UC Living Fit Forever, learn skills and knowledge to reduce stress, improve overall health, and live fit forever.

Based at UC Davis Health, UC Living Fit Forever (UCLFF)* is a wellness program that is available for all UC Davis Staff, Faculty and Students. In addition to health coaching, Lunch and Learn events, the program also offers FREE fitness classes including bootcamp, pilates, yoga, martial arts and more!

Learn more about: 

Questions or comments? Please email hs-uclivingfitforever@ucdavis.edu

*Please note – since the UCLFF website is hosted on the UC Davis Health Intranet, you must connect to the Campus VPN and choose the “full tunnel” option to view the website and videos. More information can be found on this flyer (PDF). 

UC Davis Health and Living Fit Forever logo combination

Fitness Class Offerings

Classes are offered in a variety of formats. Find the UC Living Fit Forever class that's right for you:

Live In-person Classes

Live Virtual Classes

Recorded Classes

Active Aggies on the Davis Campus

UC Davis students, staff, academics and retirees are invited to join a free Active Aggies fitness class, presented by UC Living Fit Forever instructors. This program aims to help participants learn to fuel their body and reduce stress, build community, and improve overall health. UC Living Fit Forever is a wellness program based at UC Davis Health.

Registration is required for Monday classes at the Student Community Center: https://signup.com/go/HAEJebmAll other classes are drop-in.

A waiver is required for attendance. Download the waiver and email it to Hs-uclivingfitforever@ucdavis.edu. Waivers will also be available at each class.
Exercise mats are recommended for all classes. All new participants will be gifted a yoga mat; or you may choose to bring your own. 

Spring 2023 Class Schedule

Classes will be held Monday, April 3, through Friday, June 9:

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Student Community Center
Meeting Room D (2nd Floor)

Pilates/Yoga Fusion with Sherry
PiYo combines the strength training and body lengthening aspects of Pilates with the core strengthening and stretching elements of Yoga. Designed to bring a sweat, this is a low-impact class appropriate for all levels. A mat is needed for floor work.

5-6 p.m.
UC Davis Health Clinic in Davis
2660 W Covell Blvd
Davis, CA 95616

Pilates with Sherry
Pilates is a mat-based class including low-impact core exercises that aim to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates balls, resistance bands and gliders may be used during a in-person class. No equipment needed for virtual classes unless specified by your instructor. A mat is needed for floor work.

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Bootcamp with Samie
Incorporates intervals of cardiovascular and strength training activities using resistance and body weight meant to build strength and endurance in the entire body. Equipment such as dumbbells (provided) and a mat may be needed for floor work.

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Strength with Samie
Utilizes dumbbells, resistance bands and a resistance pulley system to increase physical strength through weight-bearing and resistance exercise. All major muscle groups are worked from head to toe. A mat may be needed for floor work and stretching.

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Yoga with Megan
This mind and body practice combines physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation to promote mental and physical well-being. Slow movements and deep breathing increase blood flow and warm up muscles, while holding a pose can build strength. A mat may be needed for floor work.

12:10-12:50 p.m.
Cowell Building Lobby

Cardio, Core, and Balance with Samie
Improve your balance, core strength and cardiovascular endurance including a variety of standing and floor exercises to gently challenge the body and build core strength in the abdominal, back, leg and glute muscles. Includes intervals of cardio, timed drills, and strength training exercises to develop strength, stamina and agility. Modifications are provided to include everyone regardless of ability or fitness level. 

Meet the Instructors

Samie Naake

Samie has been a group fitness instructor and personal trainer for two and a half years. She graduated from American River College in 2018 with Associate degrees in Kinesiology and Psychology before going on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Health Management at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. Her passion for fitness started when she decided to play volleyball for the first time while attending ARC and needed to bring her fitness to the collegiate level. After years of hard work and competing she was named to the AVCA and NAIA All-American Team. Since she has finished college sports and set out to share her knowledge and experience with everyone she can to help them cultivate their happiest and healthiest life. 

Sherry Allen

Sherry Allen is a creative and compassionate yoga teacher with a mindful style. For over 17 years, Sherry has been teaching yoga both privately and in group classes; her knowledge of mind, body, and spirit connection is drawn from a lifetime of studying movement starting with dance classes as a child to gym workouts where she found herself on the yoga mat. She received her yoga teaching training from YogaFit inspired yoga school. Seeking yoga’s wisdom, She studied Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga styles. She received her 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification in 2008 with YogaFit also in 2010 Group Fitness Instructor Certification with AFAA (Athletics and Fitness Association of America). Sherry’s intention is to help students connect their mind, body, and spirit through awareness of breath and movement.

Megan White

Megan has practiced yoga for more than a decade and received her 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification in 2018. She started yoga as a balance to her marathon and triathlon training, but quickly fell in love with the practice for all of its physical and mental benefits. She is passionate about creating inclusive yoga classes that accommodate all bodies and levels of experience. Megan teaches vinyasa and yin yoga and has taught age groups ranging from kids to seniors. Her classes are welcoming, fun, and energizing. Her ultimate goal is that every student leaves class feeling better in their body and more relaxed in their mind than when they started the class.