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FEBRUARY 2020 GROUP EXERCISE

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GROUP EXERCISE & CYCLING

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

AFAP – ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. Copilot Membership Required

Barre Above A fusion of yoga, pilates, strength training, and ballet with sequencing patterns and isometric movements that target specific muscle groups. Exercises performed with the assistance of a barre helps to improve strength, balance, flexibility and posture. This class is low-impact and conducive to all fitness levels.

BodyWorx This class will offer cardio, strength, range of motion and stability! Learn to use body weight with angles and repetition to strengthen and stabilize your body. Amplified classes have more challenging options available than intermediate classes, although both classes have modifications to cater to all levels of fitness.

Cardio & Core Conditioning A sports-inspired cardio class which combines simple athletic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Simple doesn’t mean easy, it just means not complicated. Lots of body weight exercises combined to help you shed fat, increase speed, become more agile and jump higher. Plus a bonus killer core round!

Core Works This 30 minute class provides an intense core workout that will be a rock solid compliment to your current exercise regimen. Ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strength to help you excel in life.

Cycle Together is a fantastic way to improve your cardio fitness, burn calories, shape and strengthen your lower body. Control the intensity of the workout by adjusting your own
bike. Cycle Together is 60 minutes and a more intense workout. The format is easy to follow with great music to give you the choice to start off slow or strong!

Enhance Fitness  Enhance Fitness is geared toward older adults, and those with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, need not worry; you’ll never have to do anything that hurts. We have chairs you can use for support, if necessary. When you’re ready you can add soft ankle and wrist weights to your workout. Registration required. Call 570-970-5022 to learn more and register for our next class.

Fit & Strong! Fit & Strong! is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. This 24 session program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. Registration & Copilot Membership required. Call 570-970-5012 to learn more and register for the next class.

FlowFit Build flexibility and strength. A beautiful class set to music with flowing movements of yoga, pilates and tai chi followed by an optional meditation and relaxation session.

Gerifit This strength training program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that’s been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that’s associated with aging bodies. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

MET CON is metabolic conditioning via High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). This is an intense class designed to maximize calorie burn and increase stamina.

HR Strength is designed to increase stamina, endurance and strengthen your cardiovascular system i.e. your HEART. Class is filled with moderate body weight and cardio exercises which can be modified for less intensity or built up for those looking for a powerful workout. It is geared towards those looking to increase overall heart health.

Indoor Cycling Bring your outdoor cycling indoors! High intensity group cycling class that includes challenging hill climbs, sprints, and interval training for all fitness abilities.

Kickbox Bosu A fusion of Cardio Kickboxing and use of the BOSU ball. A class that is sure to kick butt!

Power Train This weight lifting class is a must add to everyone’s class routine. Designed to increase strength and muscular endurance with the use of free weights, plate loaded barbells and more. Shape, tone and sculpt your body. Get the strength needed for everyday life.

Silver Sneakers 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 Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available for seated or standing support.

Strength Train Together Blast your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses and curls, with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music will get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best.

Strong & Balanced Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). Beginner/Intermediate class. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Step & Sculpt Movements performed on and off of step platform, with or without risers. Class consists of basic step patterns for the new stepper and options for the more advance participant. Intensity level is determined by speed, travel, and execution of movement. Increase your cardiovascular strength and endurance.

Top to Bottom Get in shape from top to bottom! Class will be different each week using a variety of equipment and exercises for all levels of fitness.

Water Fitness A low impact fun and invigorating way to exercise! Most classes are conducted in the shallow end of the pool and enhanced by music. Each class is designed to stretch and tone muscles, promote cardiovascular fitness, reduce stress, improve physical appearance, and develop a sense of well-being.

Yoga Promoting flexibility & strength. Various breathing techniques & poses combined to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and enhance general well-being.

Yoga Fusion This class utilizes exercises drawn from taichi and yoga to create an invigorating yet stress relieving workout. Gentle taichi movements blended with slightly more vigorous yoga sequences are designed to relieve stress, boost energy levels, balance internal organs, and bolster immunity. Copilot Membership Required

Zen Barre® Provide challenging and unique workouts designed to sculpt and strengthen your entire body as well as increase flexibility. These classes will provide the ultimate workout using a combination of barre and pilates moves connecting with the mind, body, spirit philosophies of yoga. SPARK will just give you a little extra sweat.

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves creating a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The principle behind Zumba® is incredibly simple; get fit and have fun! There are no complicated moves to learn and you don’t need the coordination of a standard aerobics class.

Zumba® Gold Designed for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.


VIRTUAL MYZONE CLASSES

  • All virtual classes are held in Studio X
  • Classes automatically start at the time listed.
  • A Myzone Activity Belt enhances experience and guides participants but is not required.
  • An in person instructor is not present. YMCA staff do not monitor virtual classes.
  • The studio holds 12 participants comfortably. Space is first come, first serve.

VIRTUAL MYZONE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Fit Test (11 Minutes) Myzone fitness tests are a great way to track improvement and progress by matching HR zones to the best of your ability.
During the test you will be prompted to spend 1 minute in gray, 3 minutes in blue, 3 minutes in green and 3 minutes in purple (a special zone for the
test that is 80%-85%). At the end of 10 minutes you will STOP and your Myzone belt will monitor your recovery and provide you fitness score and/or zone % match. Over time you can watch your numbers improve. Fitness tests are BEST performed on a spin bike and in a similar atmosphere each time. We will host 3 exclusive fit tests for Myzone users each month. Join one each month. Bikes are first come first serve.

Dance & Sweat 1 (50 Minutes) Dance & sweat through this full-body toning workout. No prior dance experience needed! With this class that’s fun
and exciting, you will be worked hard from head to toe following choreographed moves to copy on screen.

Piloxing (30 Minutes) Push beyond your limits in this cardio mix of standing pilates, boxing and dance. Plyometric and functional training utilizing Pilates principles increases your fitness level, boosts your confidence and strength, gives results. This work out improves fitness levels for beginners while it maintains and builds endurance for intermediate athletes.

TaeBo Shred (60 Minutes) Join fitness legend Billy Blanks in his TaeBo + Bootcamp fat-shredding workout! This is high cardio plus hard-core strength training for a total body workout that really shreds. More jumping, explosive techniques and the biggest fat burn yet! You can trim down quickly as you tone and tighten all over.

Tone It Up 1 – Total Body Workout (35 Minutes) Join fitness celebrities Karena & Katrina of Tone It Up for a full-body toning workout. Get ready
to WORK it and define your total body, sculpting every inch from head to toe. You’re going to feel that amazing burn in your arms, abs, legs and bum.

Xtreme Burn Abs/Core (20 Minutes) In this Abs/Core workout led by YouTube fitness superstar, Kym Nonstop, this 20-minute workout goes
above and beyond what you expect in an ab routine. Sculpt, lengthen and define your core for a tighter midsection. You’ll see exactly how she earned
the name, Kym Nonstop.

Xtreme Burn HIIT 30 (30 Minutes) A total body, high intensity workout that is a fast paced combination of dynamic functional strength moves and intense bursts of cardio. Modifications are provided, so no matter what fitness level you’re at, you will get the most out of this program.

Yoga Beach (30 Minutes) Take it to the beach with a full body yoga class.

Yoga Warehouse (60 Minutes) Join Yoga celebrity teacher Tara Stiles for a full body yoga class aimed to stretch and strengthen your body. In these classes, postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.


STUDIO X
Small Group Personal Training

Small group personal training is when a group of people come together for the extra motivation of exercising with others while minimizing costs. It’s an ideal setting to join with friends, teammates and co-workers as it strengthens bonds. For those looking to expand their support system, small group training provides an avenue to meet new people with like-minded fitness goals.

Studio X is our signature small group personal training program. Led by certified instructors, Studio X provides a cross training experience based on
constantly varied functional movements. It’s an ever-changing, truly an unparalleled fitness experience.

OUR VISION

  • We pride ourselves on offering diverse options
  • We to cater to all fitness levels
  • We believe everyone deserves to be successful
  • We use a variety of weight and resistance equipment
  • We sprinkle in cardio and HIIT training
  • We play games and have friendly competitions
  • We are a team environment
  • We create accountability and forge friendships

2020 BIMONTHLY CLASS SESSIONS
JANUARY/FEBRUARY; MARCH/APRIL; MAY/JUNE; JULY/AUGUST;
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER; NOVEMBER/DECEMBER

Family Members $20 | Members $30 | Non-members $80

Member registration opens the first of the month prior.
Non-member registration opens one week later.
Classes require a minimum or 8 participants to roster.


DAYS & TIMES
Monday and Thursday – 12pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 5pm
Tuesday, Thursday – 6pm
Monday – 7pm
Level One Classes – Tuesday -12pm

STUDIO X is requires registration. Sessions run bimonthly. To find our about options for late registration and/or drop-ins, Email lauranel.banks@wbymca.org

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FREE CLASSES FOR INDIVIDUALS 50+

The following classes are FREE to to anyone in our community age 50+ thanks to a sponsorship by the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Health Program! Copilot Membership Required.

AFAP – ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. Copilot Membership Required

Fit & Strong! Fit & Strong! is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. This 25 session program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. Registration & Copilot Membership required. Call 570-970-5012 to learn more and register for the next class.

Gerifit This strength training program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that’s been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that’s associated with aging bodies. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Strong & Balanced Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). Beginner/Intermediate class. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Yoga Fusion Promoting flexibility & strength. Various breathing techniques & poses combined to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and enhance general well-being.

Zumba® Gold Designed for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

New to Copilot? Save time and download the Copilot registration form here. Bring your completed from to the YMCA and we’ll get you all set up so that you can start taking these free classes!

‡More information on classes sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming Counties


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