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Fitness Classes

We have classes to meet every level, every schedule, and every goal. Join us today to build your endurance and stamina with YMCA Fitness Classes!

Cardio Drop-in

Aerobics 101

A lower intensity cardiovascular class that emphasizes basic movements, strengthening, and stretching. Senior adults, pregnant or postnatal women, and beginners will find this class to be a great choice.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:30 – 9:25am | Niebur Center

Boot Camp Conditioning

Come join us for a workout designed to challenge and improve your strength, muscular & cardio endurance, flexibility, and body composition. This workout will help to increase your endurance with athletic movements and basic calisthenics. Note: This class will utilize outdoor areas when weather permits.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 5:30 – 6:00am | Niebur Center
Tuesday & Friday | 9:30 – 10:25am | Niebur Center
Tuesday | 7:00 – 7:55pm | Niebur Center
Thursday | 6:00 – 6:55pm | Niebur Center
Saturday | 8:00 – 8:55pm & 9:00 – 9:55am | Niebur Center

Cardio Kickboxing

Combining martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio for a high-energy workout will challenge all fitness levels. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories while building lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout.
Wednesday | 9:30 – 10:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center

Tabata

These bootcamp workouts are short in duration and designed to boost post exercise caloric burn so your metabolism keeps burning more calories long after the exercise is over.
Wednesday | 5:00 – 5:25PM | Niebur Center

Piloxing

A blend of Pilates, boxing and dance for a high energy interval workout.
Monday | 9:30 – 10:25am | Niebur Center

Toning Drop-in

Awesome Abs

Drop in and work on those washboard abs! This class will also combine lower body sculpting and stretching exercises-short, sweet, and gets the job done!
Monday | 4:30 – 4:55pm
Wednesday & Thursday | 5:30 – 5:55pm | Niebur Center

Lunchtime Express

Full body toning class on your lunch time. Get away from work and get your workout in during the day!
Tuesday & Thursday | 12:10 – 12:50pm | Niebur Center

Strength Training/ HIIT Cardio

This workout will take your fitness to a new level with the combination of Strength Training and High Intensity Interval Training. Various equipment will be used to target specific muscle groups as well as torch those unwanted calories. TABATA These bootcamp workouts are short in duration and designed to boost post exercise caloric burn so your metabolism keeps burning more calories long after the exercise is over. Get incredible results!
Monday & Wednesday | 6:00 – 6:55pm | Niebur Center

Total Body Toning

Strengthen, tone, and stretch your arms, shoulders, abs, back, glutes and legs! A total body sculpting experience.
Monday | 9:30 – 10:25am | Meyer Upstairs Bonus Room
Monday & Tuesday | 5:00 – 5:55pm | Niebur Center

Zumba Toning

Love Zumba and need to add some toning to complete your work out? Come to this class to complete your workout.
Wednesday | 11:30am – 12:00pm | Niebur (Esic) Center

Lower Impact Drop-in

Cardio Blast AM

Start your day with a class combining aerobics, step, and weights to maximize and mix up your workout!
Wednesday | 5:45 – 6:40am | Niebur Center
Saturday | 7:15 – 7:55am | Niebur Center

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a class designed for people of all ages. It is excellent for increasing flexibility, balance and promotes calmness of the mind. It is also great for anyone who has had knee, hip, back injuries and arthritis.
Tuesday & Thursday | 12:30 – 1:25PM | Niebur Center

PiYo

A unique class designed to build strength and increase flexibility using pilates and yoga poses. A class filled with intense choreography that’s fun, challenging and will make you sweat. It’s about energy, power, and rhythm. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability.
Friday | 9:30 – 10:25am | Meyer Center

SilverSneakers Classic

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:30 – 9:20am | Meyer Center Gymnasium
Tuesday & Thursday | 8:30 – 9:25am | Niebur Center Gymnasium

Tai Chi

Find poetry in motion. A Chinese martial art created to keep your body’s energy flowing smoothly and to teach instinctive reactions that would keep you one step ahead in combat. Movements are designed to encourage a smooth flow of chi throughout the body, along with good breathing techniques and concentration.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 7:30 – 8:25am | Niebur Center

Walk-15 Aerobics

The “Studio” version of Leslie Sansone’s Walk At Home DVD. This is a low impact aerobics class based on 4 basic moves. Join us for a multi-muscle 3-mile “walk” which will promote a fun atmosphere, wellness & weight loss. View a sample of the class at walkathome.com. The Super Walk Aerobics class adds weights & firm bands to a portion of the class.
Monday & Wednesday | 7:30 – 8:25am | Meyer Center Gymnasium
Tuesday & Thursday | 7:30 – 8:15am | Niebur Center

Dance Fitness

Have fun while you stretch, move and groove to your favorites from the 50s, 60s, & 70s to the hits of today. Dance your way to stamina, strength, flexibility and fun!
Monday & Wednesday | 8:30 – 9:25am | Niebur Center

Zumba

Move fast and have fun while learning how to Salsa, Samba and Meringue. You will be having so much fun in this Latin inspired fitness class…you won’t even know you are working out.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 10:30 – 11:25am | Niebur Center
Monday & Wednesday | 7:00 – 7:55pm | Niebur Center
Saturday | 11:00 – 11:55am | Niebur Center

Zumba Combo

Love Zumba and need to add some toning to complete your work out? Come to this class to complete your workout.
Thursday | 8:00 – 8:55pm | Niebur Center

Fitness Center

Weight Training

Weight training is a necessary component of everyone’s exercise program to manage weight, to protect against bone loss, to strengthen the body, and to fight against diseases. These classes use personalized instruction to teach members weight-bearing and muscle strengthening exercises using free weights and machines for a full-body workout. We can accommodate every fitness level, regardless of experience, health concerns or physical limitations. It will give you a total body workout and improve your confidence using the Fitness Center.

Women’s & Co-Ed classes are available.

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Age Well Fitness

Weight training is an essential part of every aging adult’s life. Protecting against bone loss, strengthening the body and fighting against diseases. This program will incorporate stretching, strength training and balance exercises.

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MMA Conditioning

This 45-minute high-intensity class combines drills and techniques from the sports of wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, and jiu-jitsu. Using focus mitts, heavy bags, jump ropes, medicine balls, and kettlebells, you get to train like a pro-MMA fighter!

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Group Training

Want an hour-long workout with a trainer in a group of 3 or 4 friends, family, co-workers and meet new people? We have you covered! Train with one of our personal trainers with a workout targeted to fit your groups’ needs! The group setting will give you ongoing accountability from your trainer and fellow group members.

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Total Training 360

This dynamic resistance training workout will train all muscle groups for an effective total body workout. This class will focus on areas such as: strength, balance, training different energy systems and foam rolling.

SAVE WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR BOTH Circuit Worx & Total Training 360! MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAINING! This combo of Total Training 360 & Circuit Worx will destroy calories & burn a serious amount of fat both during the workout & for hours after. These dynamic workouts are designed by Head Coach Bo Pritchard.

Circuit Worx

This new class will be an interval-based training circuit workout set to music focused on movement, agility, and plyometric training.
Our Focal Points Are:
Speed • Coordination • Flexibility • Balance • Agility • Foam Rolling • ACL & Injury Prevention

SAVE WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR BOTH Circuit Worx & Total Training 360! MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAINING! This combo of Total Training 360 & Circuit Worx will destroy calories & burn a serious amount of fat both during the workout & for hours after. These dynamic workouts are designed by Head Coach Bo Pritchard.

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Find Your Fit

Partner up with our registered dietitian and personal trainers to gain knowledge on nutrition, meal planning and training to be the best you. Join us for a group class two nights a week. Our sessions include 20 minutes on a nutrition topic and 40 minutes on various exercises to optimize your health from every angle.

Sports Team Training

The Sports Team Training (STT) program is for middle school, high school & collegiate sports teams. The STT is directed by former collegiate strength & conditioning Coach Bo Pritchard. This program consists of a 1hr 15min, 2-day-a-week, total body plyometric training workout. Offering an elite level training at an affordable cost! For the last 7 years, we have conducted the pre-season training for the EHS ladies basketball & softball team. We can help your team too!

Contact Dawn Cunningham at dcunningham@edwymca.com or (618) 655-1460 for more information!

Barre & Yoga

Gentle Yoga

This class explores asana (poses) including standing, seated, twists, backbends and the fundamentals of sun salutations. Poses and sequences are practiced with alignment in mind, offering practitioners the opportunity to gain confidence, strength, and flexibility. The finer details of basic postures are emphasized with variations so that students gain comfort and learn appropriate modifications for their personal practice. The unhurried pace and simple poses make this class great for beginners while the detailed alignment instructions and spiritual context keep it interesting and valuable for all levels of yoga students. Expect a well-rounded class that includes poses, breathing, meditation and philosophy.

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Yoga

These classes are open to all who wish to learn Yoga basics and refine their practice. Classes are open to all levels, beginner to advanced. We will practice Yoga breath (pranayama), dynamic postures (asanas), and the flow of breath (vinyasa). Through the practice of integrating breath and refining postures, participants will increase flexibility, strength and balance and feel relaxed and restored.

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Piloxing Barre

Utilizing Pilates & Boxing in this game-changing program. A ballet barre is used in this cardio program for stability and resistance. You lengthen, strengthen and box your heart out!

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Barre

Beyond a basic barre workout: this class encourages you to challenge yourself with weights, planks, pushups, thigh, glute and hamstring work, sometimes using a barre for balance. A short, intense targeted core work at the end of the class will strengthen your abs and back muscles. It is a combo of strength training, barre, yoga and pilates. Challenging and effective for all ages!

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Buti Yoga

Buti Yoga workouts transform your BODY & SOUL with a cardio-intensive burst of tribal dance, plyometrics & conditioning woven into a dynamic yoga practice.

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Youth & Teen Yoga

Our instructor, Lisa Allen is trained in “Kidding Around YogaTM” with 21 years in education and a 200-hour yoga certification. Yoga in a supportive, inclusive environment can also help build confidence, relieve stress and anxiety, and develop mindfulness. Kid’s Yoga (Ages 6-12) will get them singing, dancing, skipping, marching, jogging, shaking, laughing, hopping, limbo-ing and storytelling ALL while practicing authentic Yoga. Teen’s Yoga Yoga (Ages 13-18) help build strength, increase flexibility, coordination, and balance; develop core strength and stability that can help rebound posture from a day hunched over a screen.

Express Cardio Barre

This is a barre-based cardio class. Cardio intervals are used to raise the heart rate and barre moves provide an active recovery. The focus is more on fat burning and less on muscle building.

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Private Yoga Sessions

Enhance your yoga practice with private sessions that help to allow the body to heal from injury, anxiety and other health issues. Sessions can be private or with a partner and are made by appointment only. To get started, email amclean@edwymca.com.

Individual Sessions: 1: $35 | 5: $150
Partner Sessions: 1: $60 | 5: $250

Special Classes

Restorative Yoga

Special 1 Night Class: This practice is designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and mind. Props will be used to support posture and poses will be held for an extended period of time. This class is appropriate for students of all levels.

Fridays, September 13th, November 8th & December 13th
6:30 – 7:45pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members: $10 • Non-Members: $20

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Teen Training (Ages 13-19)

Teens! This class is for you! Train right after school in the Niebur Spin Studio using weights, kettlebells, TRX, and ChronoSpin bikes for a full body workout.

Tuesday & Thursday | 3:00 – 3:45pm | Niebur Spin Studio
Members $80 | Non-Members $144

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Candlelight Yoga Flow

Indulge in the ultimate yoga experience combining soft music and candlelight in this special 75 minute class. We begin slowly by mindfully flowing with the breath from one pose to the next. Gradually the poses increase in difficulty ensuring everyone from beginners to more advanced students find their space to grow in strength and confidence. By practicing in a candlelit space, we can focus on our own individual light to release judgement and competition. This helps release physical, mental, and emotional tension. Each student’s abilities will be honored by offering variations to support all levels.

Join Stacey Stufflebeam
Friday, September 20th & November 15th | 6:30 – 7:45pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $10 • Non-Members $20

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Friday Night Mashup

A great workout with 25 minutes of each Boot Camp, Piloxing Barre and Spinning. Get your Fall started off right with Amy, Nicole and Ann!

September 6th | 7:00 – 8:30pm | Niebur Center (Rotating Rooms)
Members $10 | Non-Members $20

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Halloween Piloxing For Support The Girls

Join us for spook-tacular fun in your Halloween costume or orange and black doing the hottest workout around Piloxing! Please bring a donation for admission:

  • Clean gently used bras
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Newly packaged underwear

Friday, October 4th | 7:00 – 8:00pm | Niebur Center

Turkey Burn

Your favorite instructors teach a portion of their class! Donations for the Glen Ed Food Pantry.

Friday, November 29th | 8:30 – 10:00am | Niebur (Esic) Center

Christmas Eve Extravaganza

Combo of Turbo Kick, Boot Camp & Yoga with Amy.

Tuesday, December 24th | 8:30 – 10:00am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $5 • Non-Members $10

Zumba Glow

Get moving for a great cause! All proceeds will go to our Annual Campaign, which directly supports our Financial Assistance Program. This allows us to give a helping hand to families and individuals, whether it is for a membership or class, summer camp, or even a spot at our full-day childcare facility.

 

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