BEAVER COUNTY YMCA

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Group Exercise

Group Exercise

Class Descriptions

Belly Dancing – Start with an aerobic workout, add the fun of dancing, spice things up with exotic music. Belly dancing is a fun and innovative way to work out, burn calories and strengthen muscles. I = 2/3 C = 3

Boot Camp – Nothing is off limits in Boot Camp! Join us for 45 minutes of Hi-Intensity-Interval-Training, Lunges, Squats, Push-ups, Burpees….get ready to sweat and have fun! I = 3/4 C = 2

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. I = 2 C = 2

Cross Training – A creative mix of aerobics, kickboxing, strength training and abs, topped off with a stretching segment for a great training routine for the entire body. I = 3 C = 3

Hard "Core" Training – A strong core will have you moving with efficiency and ease. This class will use a wide variety of bodyweight exercises that both stabilize & strengthen these important muscles and will push your exercise regimen to the next level. I = 3/4 C = 0

Hi/Lo – A low-intermediate cardio workout including muscle toning with free weights and a cool-down stretch. I = 3 C = 3

Introduction to Step – Want to take a Step Class but don't know where to start? Try the Introduction to Step Class! This class offers instruction on equipment set-up, proper technique for safety and a review of what members can expect from each class. Introduction to Step Classes are offered the last Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room. I = 2 C = 2

Kettlebell – Kettlebell workouts take functional training to the next level by incorporating momentum. Muscles are recruited throughout the entire body to control acceleration and deceleration while simultaneously providing stabilization. I = 3 C = 0

Line Dancing – A fun low impact dance class designed to get you moving. I = 1 C = 4

Muscle Blast – Extreme muscle conditioning! Toning & sculpting! Muscle Blast format consist of resistance training of one body part per song ranging from 5 – 6 minutes for a full body workout. I = 3/4 C = 0

Pilates & More – An intermediate core body workout, including stretching and breathing techniques. Classes will also target specific upper and lower body muscle groups using various types of equipment. I = 3 C = 1

Pilates Barre Plus – This class focuses on total body strengthening, lengthening and toning. Class design may vary upon the use of equipment, the barre, weights, bands, and resistance bands. I=0 C=0

PIYO – This high intensity, low impact workout takes the very best Pilates and Yoga inspired moves and cranks up the speed to give you a full-throttle cardio, strength and flexibility training all at once. You will build lean muscles while you burn crazy calories. If a PiYo instructor is unavailable, a similar class style will be offered. I = 4 C = 4

R.I.P.P.E.D – Experience this total body "plateau proof fitness formula" workout, utilizing resistance and cardio training to help you attain and maintain your physique in ways that are fun, safe, doable and extremely effective. If a R.I.P.P.E.D. instructor is unavailable a similar style class will be offered. I = 0 C = 3

Silver Samba – Silver Samba dance / fitness class is the perfect class for the older participant, new health seekers and those making their comeback from injuries. Class consist of Latin dance moves and incorporates light hand-held weights. I = 0 C = 0

Step Up – Intermediate to advanced level. Highly choreographed and challenging step moves combined with sculpting exercises for muscular strength and endurance. I = 3 C = 4

Total Body – A low to moderate impact aerobics class. Interval training and step aerobics combine with a variety of toning equipment to give you a total body workout. I = 3 C = 2/3

Yoga – This class consists of a specific flow of physical postures, breathing and body awareness. The key elements in the class will be mindfulness, breath, concentration, focus, increased flexibility, strength building, endurance development, improvements of posture and create stress reduction and relaxation. I = 0

Silver & Fit® Experience – This class is for the moderately active older adults. The class is designed to increase the participants flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination, agility, reaction-time, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. I = 1 C = 0

SilverSneakers Circuit – Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with handheld 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. See aerobic schedule for class times! I = 1 C = 0

SilverSneakers 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. I = 1 C = 0

SilverSneakers Yoga – YogaStretch 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 final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. I = 1 C = 0

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. I = 3 C = 4

Class Guide I = Intensity C = Choreography 0 = Adjust to Personal Fitness Level 1 = Senior Start  2 = Beginner 3 = Intermediate 4 = Advanced

The numbers are a guide to let participants know what to expect. Please do not let a number keep you out of a class. Feel free to adjust your workout to fit your needs. Work harder or lighter!

* All aerobics classes listed on this page are FREE. No registration needed.