BEAVER COUNTY YMCA

Group ExErcise

 

the Group Ex Schedule Changes each week. To view the current schedule, click HERE and scroll down to the purple Box on the right hand side

Class Descriptions

 

Aqua Pilates –  This class takes Pilates to the pool!  Aqua Pilates combines the principles of Pilates with all the benefits of aquatic exercise  using the buoyancy, resistance and gentle movement of water to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility and posture, sharpen coordination and balance, and relax the body and soul.

 

Cardio Sculpt – A great class for building a strong fitness foundation. Fun, low impact aerobic class incorporating hand held weights, resistance bands and balls for a total body workout and stretch. Beginner class uses less equipment. 

 

Chair Yoga –  In Chair Yoga the focus is on warming up the body with small movements and breath awareness with the use of a chair for support.  You may remain seated for the duration of the class, or work toward a short, modified standing series with hip and heart openers, forward stretching and balancing.  The class finishes with gentle seated stretches and relaxation.  All levels welcome.

 

Cycle – If you think riding a stationary bike is dull, you’ve never tried indoor cycling! Our cardiovascular classes strengthen your whole leg. You must register online, on the phone or at the Member Service Desk. $2 for Members and $10 for Non-Members (half price for 30
minute classes).

 

Hydro Fit – This one hour workout uses water as resistance to get a total body workout. It is in the shallow end of the lap pool.

 

Just 4 You – A combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility components. Participants perform strength exercises using Life Fitness Circuit Series Equipment. Circuit Series equipment. Circuit Series Strength Training equipment is designed for exercisers of all ages and every fitness level

 

Line Dancing – A fun low impact dance class designed to get you moving.

 

Step Up – Put one foot in front of the other, and you’re stepping! POWER STEP brings you more of what you love –athletic training moving on, around, and over the platform. This class is a one stop shop to get cardio, strength and balance in one class.

 

 

 

 

 

All aerobics classes listed on this page are FREE to YMCA Members. No registration needed.

 

– Triphis class is a barbell program for men and women of all ages and all fitness levels. Matching movement to music and using traditional strength training allows participants to work at their own level.

 

 

SilverSneakers Circuit –  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 relaxations exercises.

 

SilverSneaker Classic – Have fun and move to the music through exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing and a ball are offered for resistance;  a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

 

Tai Chi – Looking for a healthy, low-impact way to and balance and harmony with your fitness program? This mind-body exercise will introduce 24 beginner Tai Chi movements that help to achieve balance, flexibility, focus, and breath control.

 

 

turbokick This class combines traditional kickboxing moves with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for an unbelievable calorie burn.

 

 

 

Yoga – This class introduces a wide range of key postures that help build towards an experienced yoga practice.  Warm up stretches and breathing exercises may be practiced seated on the floor, standing up and lying down.  Modifications to full postures and the use of props, such as yoga blocks and straps, are offered for assistance.  Yoga helps provide relaxation, improves flexibility, balance, posture, increases strength, and enhances self-awareness.

 

Zumba® – A Latin inspired dance fitness class that blends dynamic dance movements with a unique balance of cardiovascular benefits and total body toning. If a Zumba instructor is unavailable, a similar class style will be offered.