Group Exercise Classes
The Y offers a wide variety of Group Exercise classes which are free with membership. Explore the class options below and check out the schedules at your local Y for days and times.
|Advanced Step||Cardio Salsa||Hi-Lo Aerobics||Zumba®|
|Beginner Step||Dance Aerobics||Spinning®||Zumbatomic®|
|Cardio Interval||Drums Alive®||Step|
|Cardio Kickboxing||Hip Hop Aerobics||Trampoline Fitness|
|BOSU® Cardio||Interval Training||Kickboxing||Total Body Conditioning|
|Circuit Training||Kettlebells||Punk Rope®||TRX|
|BOSU® Balance||IMX® Pilates Mat||MVe® Chair Pilates||Stretching|
|Core Training||Mat||Stability Ball|
|Capoeira®||Muay Thai||Seido Karate||Tae Kwon Do|
|AOA Aerobics||AOA Interval Training||Arthritis Foundation PACE||Zumba Gold®|
|AOA Chair Exercise||AOA Sit and Sculpt||Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi|
Muscular Strength &
Range of Movement
|Aqua Exercise||Aqua Zumba®||
YMCA Aquatic Program
Using rhythm as the source of inspiration to discover a new group fitness experience Drums Alive® combines the benefits of a traditional physical fitness program with the brain affected benefits of music and rhythm. Drums Alive® is a program that fosters a healthy balance physically, mentally, emotionally and socially! Join a class and experience how it provides an element of fun and creative expression
A great cardio workout of simulated road bike riding to energizing music, appropriate for all fitness levels. You can adjust your workout to match your personal level. The instructors will lead you on a ride designed to improve your fitness on a variety of levels.
A unique exercise workout to music utilizing individual mini-trampolines which allow for a low impact aerobic workout while being gentle on the knees, hips, and lower back. Beginners welcome.
ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Designed exclusively for kids (ages 4-12), Zumbatomic classes are rockin’, high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more.
Challenge your coordination and functional strength like never before with BOSU ball training. BOSU will provide a complete workout—total body strength, cardio and balance training—like you have never experienced before.
This is a total body workout that blends highly effective techniques for improving muscular endurance, total body coordinated movements and cardiovascular conditioning. Each movement and progression is taught with an emphasis on safety, highlighting essential body alignment. Take your body to the next level with Kettlebell training!
This program will change the way you train. By combining strength and cardio training into specialized, challenging small group-oriented workouts, you will do more work, burn more calories and push your fitness to new levels. It’s not just about training harder, it’s about training smarter. Each workout is specifically sequenced to safely and effectively challenge you for real results.
IMX® Pilates Mat
IM=X Stands for Integrated Movement Xercise. It’s an elite fitness formula that combines muscle toning and lengthening benefits of Pilates with elements of strength and cardio training to increase flexibility, endurance and muscle tone, while strengthening the core.
MVe® Chair Pilates
A new equipment-based group exercise class uniting Pilates and group exercise. This workout combines strength, balance, endurance and core stability while working on the Pilates MVe (Maximum Versatility exercise) chair. These workouts are fun, energetic and produce great results. It’s a total body workout set to upbeat music!
Is an essential component of fitness that is often neglected or left out in preference for developing other areas of fitness. This class uses a variety of stretching methods to gradually increase muscle strength and extend the range of movement at the joints. This may help prevent injury and improve performance of health and sports related activities.
A form of yoga known for precision, alignment and a focus on individual postures and their therapeutic benefits. Iyengar yoga promote quiet, an inward focus, and a heightened consciousness.
A free-flowing movement class to stimulating music that combines elements of tai-chi, yoga and dance. Individual expression is encouraged to achieve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual fitness and well being.
Will Power & Grace®
This is a dynamic fusion of the fitness industry’s most popular and most effective group exercise program. This workout is the ideal cardiovascular solution for mind-body practitioners. It’s equipment –free; barefoot and infused with positive, strengthening philosophy. This class is a strong and focused program for students of all levels.
This exciting Brazilian martial arts class combines music, dance, and traditional movements. The goal is to increase flexibility, balance, agility and overall coordination and strengthen mental and physical concentration.
This class offers a comprehensive program of movement, self-defense and meditation. Regular participation develops strength, agility, flexibility and coordination along with focus and peace of mind.
Tae Kwon Do
A Korean martial art similar to karate, Tae Kwon Do emphasizes kicking, striking and blocking as applied to the art of self-defense. This traditional training style teaches self-defense, physical fitness, reduces stress, and helps participants gain increased confidence, mental focus, and heightened self-awareness.
Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs from Senegal and Guinea, West Africa. Class warm-up includes working on core strength, flexibility, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility. This is a multi-level class; advanced beginner level dancers and up.
Learn the basics of ballroom including fox trot, waltz, swing, cha-cha, rumba, tango, and more in beginner level classes. Hard-soled shoes preferred. Intermediate and Advanced level classes are designed for students with solid working knowledge of ballroom dance. Partner preferred but not necessary.
The rhythm and energy of a night club in a dance class. Different dance styles are combined for beginning and advanced dancers alike. Exciting beats give you freedom of motion and spirit, as well as a great workout.
Learn to tap dance in this class that teaches musical phrasing and the complexity of rhythms with less emphasis on visual impact and more on “making melodies” with the feet. Tap is typically danced to jazz-style music such as Swing, Big Band, Bebop, Funk and Latin.
A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.
Using the Zumba® formula this class modifies the moves and pace to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. This class incorporates Latin music, such as salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton. Come experience this exhilarating and easy-to-follow class.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation exercises.
Muscular Strength & Range of Movement
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety with SilverSplash®, offering a fun variety of shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.
Will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, the Aqua Zumba class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.
Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatic Program
This class is intended to decrease pain and/or stiffness, improve or maintain joint flexibility, increase muscle strength, improve coordination and endurance, and give participants an overall sense of well being. Class is performed in shallow water.