Why exercise in a group class?
•The relationships you’ll develop in a group exercise class will hold you accountable and motivate you to attend, even on those days you just don’t feel like it!
• While individual workouts have their own rewards, a group exercise class has an instructor who provides instruction, feedback and at times, entertainment.
• Group exercise classes make it more fun to work out every day, allowing you to build your favorite classes right into your schedule.
• The Y has a large variety of classes to choose from, so your workouts will never be boring!
• Group exercise classes at the Y are filled to the brim with folks from all walks of life and fitness levels with one common goal – to be well!
Here are just a few descriptions of our Group Exercise Classes. Click the link to the right to view the current class schedules and find the classes that are right for you!
30/20 30 minutes of HI/LOW and 20 minutes of sculpting.
PILATES TONE Classic Pilates workouts mixed in with light weights to transform your body into that long, lean dancer’s look!
BODY BAR Using the weighted body bar, instructors lead a head-to-toe, total body workout of lunges, presses, lifts, and abs!
BODY BURN High-energy cardio, using props for a fun, fat- burning workout!
BODY SCULPT A weighted workout that challenges major muscle groups with squats, presses, lifts, curls and more!
BOOTCAMP A total-body workout that will keep your body guessing and transforming with a variety of strength training moves, HIIT sections, and core work.
CARDIO KICK AND SCULPT Cardio Kickboxing with 20 minutes of sculpting.
CARDIO STEP Enhance your endurance in this high-energy class, choreographed to upbeat music for full body exercise with movements on and around a step. For all levels.
CHALLENGE STEP 75 minutes of advanced step combinations!
BALANCE Improve balance, strengthen major muscle groups and improve memory, using chair, body bar, and resistant bands.
FIT CAMP These private classes include: kinesis, stretching, foam rolling, as well as a private cardio class.
HI/LOW A class with varying intensity and little impact. A great cardio and calorie-blasting workout to fun music!
NIA DANCE Cardio class incorporates dance, martial arts and healing arts.
PILATES/ PILATES WITH PROPS Classical mat Pilates with balls, bands, and other props.
PURE STRETCH Relaxing stretching of major muscle groups.
SCULPT AND BURN A fun workout to keep you moving at a fat burning pace, using props and your body weight to turn fat into muscle!
SCULPT AND STRETCH 30 minutes of easy to follow bodysculpting with props to tone and lift your body, followed by 20 minutes of stretching.
SENIOR CHAIR FITNESS Geared toward active older adults. Aerobic and strength exercises to keep you fit for life!
T’AI CHI This class involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing in accordance to Chinese tradition.
TOTAL BODY TONE Use props to shape and define trouble zones and your entire body. The evolution of Kickboxing! A combo of dance, kickboxing and cardio aerobic activity
to high-energy music. A mix of Latin flavor and international beats to tone your whole body.
YOGA I This class will move at a slightly faster pace than the BASIC YOGA as well as form a deeper understanding of the BASICS. It will incorporate Vinyasa (flow) and alignment
which would include a warm-up, various sun-salutes and all types of basic Asanas.
YOGA II This class is for ongoing yoga students and for newer students looking for a challenge. Students will explore a wider range of poses. This class is for practitioners that
RESTORATIVE YOGA All poses are with the use of props to help support youwhile in Asanas for an extended amount of time. A great supplement for a regular practitioner, injured or a beginner.
LET IT GO YOGA Long and supported stretches that can help to alleviate fatigue and challenges with breathing, using props for support and visualization for fostering body awareness.
CHAIR YOGA Using the chair for support, balance, strength and flexibility. This class is perfect for those that may be apprehensive or intimidated to go into a regular yoga class.
BASIC YOGA This class will have a strong focus on alignment and the use of props. It is an excellent introduction to the Yoga world as well as a perfect class to help transition yourself into the YOGA I class.
ALL LEVELS YOGA This class is just as it sounds. During this class, classic yoga poses are practiced with an emphasis on alignment and options for modifications. Whether you have been practicing yoga for years or are brand new, the instructor is prepared to deliver a workout for all and keep a fun flow throughout the entire class!
T’AI CHI Involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing in accordance to Chinese tradition.
KUNG FU Build confidence, self-discipline, and awareness. Learn self-defense techniques, improve your balance, and have fun too! The class is led by a Master instructor with over 15 years of practice in the art.
YIN Yin is a type of yoga class that usually consists of a series of long-held, passive floor poses that mainly work the lower part of the body (the hips, pelvis, inner thighs, lower spine). The poses are held for up to five minutes, sometimes longer.
SILVER SNEAKERS Designed to help support the range of movement involved in daily living skills. This low-impact setting provides a space to learn hand-held weights, elastic band work, and resistance-based exercise.
Proper Group Ex Etiquette
- Be on time to ensure your space in class & prevent injury.
- Limit talking, it’s impolite & distracting to the class and instructor.
- If you have a special medical consideration, consult your doctor prior to exercise.
- Wait for classroom to clear before entering.
- Wear good aerobic shoes (no black soles).
- Participants must be 12 years or older.
- Please silence cell phones, no texting and no headphones.
KIDS KORNER/KIDS ZONE
Monday – Thursday 8:15am – 1:30pm (KK Only)
3:30pm – 8:15pm
Friday 8:30am – 1:30pm
3:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm