Adult Group Fitness Classes (On Land)
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ADULT GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
FREE with your Y membership!
NEW! Not a member? Pre-Paid, 10-Punch Cards available for Aqua Fit, Group Exercise, and Group Cycling Classes (Mix or Match): $60/10 Punches. Drop-in Fee, $7.
Healthy living through physical activity is central to the Y’s cause. The YMCA’s Group Exercise programs are fun and interactive ways to engage members in activity and positively impact their health. Tailored to health seekers, group exercise classes provide a variety of experiences that are designed to engage individuals in a supportive group setting, enhancing social bonds and strengthening community.
The YMCA’s Group Exercise instructors are highly trained to provide health seekers safe and effective exercise programs. Additionally, YMCA Group Exercise instructors facilitate connections within the class setting and create opportunities for storytelling and relationship building.
Health seekers participating in YMCA Group Exercise programs have improved physical activity, enhanced overall well-being, and heightened self-mastery to stay motivated to participate and engage in physical activity over a sustained period of time.
Fitness Class Information (Excluding YMCA Group Cycle Classes)
•If you have a pre-existing medical or physical condition, please consult your physician before attending any new programs.
•Please discuss class options with your instructor or Fitness Supervisor, Nancy Gitlin, to choose the best class for you.
•Proper footwear is required for all fitness classes.
•Community punch card available for non-members.
•Community participants may make up missed classes in other classes during the same session by obtaining a walk-in card at the YMCA Welcome Center.
•Classes may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment or participation. Please check at the YMCA Welcome Center for up-to-date class schedules.
•Walk-ins must purchase a guest pass at the YMCA Welcome Center; photo ID is required.
•Fitness classes are for ages 16 and up.
ENERGIZE YOUR HEART
STEP CARDIO Step class involves a variety of full body movement patterns on and around the step to enhance your cardio endurance, coordination and balance. This will enhance your overall fitness. No equipment is used in this high-energy class. A cool down and stretch will be included at the end of each workout.
TABATA BOOT CAMP For years, we’ve been focusing on calories burned during exercise, but new research reveals that we should focus on what happens AFTER exercise is over. Tabata Bootcamp which is a High Intensity Interval Training is short in duration to boot post exercise caloric burn so your metabolism keeps burning more calories long after the exercise is over.
INTERVAL BLAST Improve your overall strength, core, balance and cardio fitness in this ever-changing interval class. The intervals are not timed. You will use any combination of equipment such as Bosu’s, medicine balls, hand weights, gliding discs, and body weight. It’s intervals of fully body exercises including push-ups, squats, lunges, planks--core/abdominal work, cardiovascular challenges with short burst-high intensity drills.
NEW NAME! INTERVAL CARDIO DRUMMING Cardio Drumming uses a stability ball placed on step risers as it’s base along with drum sticks. The stability ball acts like a snare drum as you learn different rhythms to develop coordination and cardio endurance. This moderately intense moving class integrates non-timed intervals to challenge you for a total body toning workout. The use of medicine balls, stability balls, and gliding discs will be used during the non-cardio drumming intervals to enhance your strength and core.
DANCE IT OUT This cardio dance workout infuses different styles of dance including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Line Dancing, Ballroom, Disco, 80s, Broadway, African, Irish and more! Experience a program that will embrace, educate, and encourage you while changing the way you feel about working out.
ZUMBA This fun high-energy aerobic class incorporates hypnotic Latin rhythms such as Salsa, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Belly Dancing, Bhangra, Flamenco and more! Its easy to follow format, along with international music, will make exercising fun!
FAMILY CARDIO DANCE Same class description as Dance It Out, but for families! Youth must be ages 8 & up.
ABS AND MORE A great way to improve your core strength. This class includes a short standing segment followed by floor core work. We’ll use equipment such as stability balls, medicine balls, bender balls, Bosu’s and hand weights.
BODY PUMP Improve strength and endurance in the major muscle groups and burn calories. This high-energy class, set to great music and your choice of weight, will challenge all major muscle groups by using exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls.
BODY SCULPTING This class concentrates on developing a functional and balanced body. Each class starts with standing exercises followed by a floor core series. Hand weights, tubing, Pilates circles, gliding discs, stability balls, and bender balls will be used.
NEW! INTERVAL CORE EXPRESS 30-second timed interval core class includes a variety of exercises to improve strength and endurance. It’s a fast-paced, calorie burning workout to challenge your cardiovascular system. The use of Bosu’s, body weight, gliding discs, and medicine balls will be used.
FITNESS FOR YOUR SOUL
Mind and Body Classes
BARRE TRILOGY Fusing the best of Pilates, Yoga, Aerobics, and elements of the strengthening exercises, Barre Trilogy delivers a result-driven workout that is not only fun and dynamic, but will sculpt your body. You’ll see improvements in posture, flexibility, overall body strength, balanced and muscular endurance.
MIND BODY BALANCE Bring balance to your mind and body through strength, flexibility and core power exercises. A barefoot class that mixes Yoga, Pilates and stretching techniques.
PILATES This complete training system will strengthen your core and flexibility. You will develop increased muscle tone, balance and improved posture. The body’s core muscles --the abs, back and hips--are the focus. These exercises are also designed to unite body and mind.
TAI CHI This class is designed to improve health and flexibility. You will learn a sequence of slow moving forms that will be performed in each class. Each class you will learn two sequence forms and over time will explore thirty-one forms. It will help reduce stress, increases energy flow, promote health & wellness and relaxes your mind.
YOGA FUSION Yoga Fusion offers the traditional series of Yoga poses mixed with Pilates, balance, strength and resistance training along with cardiovascular activity. This class involves flexibility challenges and breath work of Yoga while offering overall toning and muscular strength. Each week a variety of equipment will be used, such as Bosu balls, bender balls, Gymsticks, Yoga straps and Pilates rings.
NEW! YOGA FLOW
This class emphasizes a flow from one traditional Yoga pose to another with balance and strength work integrated to challenge, strengthen and rejuvenate your body. Modifications will be provided along with stressing technique and form. Each class will finish with relaxation.
YOGA MOVES Develop a strong mind and body through Yoga. This class is based on basic principles of Yoga fundamentals with incorporates Yoga postures, breathing exercises and a focused mind to improve balance and flexibility. Modifications and variations will be included along with an emphasis on technique and alignment. Class will end with relaxation to recharge your body!
REJUVENATE YOUR SOUL
Active Older Adult Classes
ZUMBA GOLD Zumba Gold takes all the excitement from the original Zumba class and introduces it to the active older adult, the beginner participant and other special populations that may need modification to benefit from Zumba fitness.
GENTLE YOGA This beginning yoga class is designed to keep your joints safe. You'll learn basci yoga moves and the diaphragmatic breath. We finish with relaxation to soft music.
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