GROUP EXERCISE - LAKEWOOD
Group exercise classes are highly motivating and a great way to make friends while getting an excellent workout. We are proud to offer 60+ classes per week, varying from stretch and relaxation yoga classes to high-impact, high-energy kick boxing classes. We also offer classes designed primarily for seniors or those requiring a low to no impact workout. No registration or sign-up is needed to participate in a class, just show up ready to sweat!
Whether you are a beginner or someone who wants to take their fitness to the next level, the Lakewood Family YMCA Personal Training provides you the opportunity to work with qualified fitness professional, who sincerely cares about maximizing your fitness potential. (CLICK PICTURES BELOW TO VIEW BIOS)
MIND & BODY
Mat Pilates (60 min)
Developed over 90 years ago, this method of low impact body conditioning strengthens core muscles, improves balance and flexibility.
Pi-Yo( 60 min)
Emphasizes physical and mental relaxation, controlled breathing, balance, proper posture, strengthening, alignment & flexibility. Develop a keen sense of body/mind awareness. Designed for all levels.
T'ai Chi (60 min)
This class will help you look and feel younger as it improves stamina, teaches breathing & relaxation techniques, increases flexibility and balance, helps you lose weight. These ancient methods have been proven to help people of all ages live a healthier, happier life.
Y-Barre (60 min)
A unique, low impact, high-energy fusion of both Pilates, ballet and weight resistance designed to tone, long, lean muscles.
Yoga (60 min)
Focus is on breathing, strength development, proper alignment for maximum flexibility and transitions between poses. A class of concentration and discipline, using a variety of poses and controlled breathing techniques.
Kids Class: ages 5 and up
Yoga Flow (60 min)
A mixed-level class. We will flow through yoga poses while connecting breath with movement. Focus is on stretching, strengthening, and opening the body as well as proper alignment, breath work and a short meditation. Good for beginners and those who have prior yoga experience.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Les Mills Body Pump® (60 min)
BodyPump® is the original barbell class for everyone. Instructors will show you all the moves and techniques to make your first class safe, fun and give you strength for everyday life. BodyPump® gives you a total body workout that burns calories, shapes and tones without building bulky muscle. The encouragement, motivation and great music will achieve the result you want and deserve!
Boot Camp (60 min)
An advanced exercise class consisting of plyometrics, strengthening, endurance and muscle conditioning.
Body Sculpt (60 min)
Exercise every muscle in your body using dumbbells for upper body, lunges & squats for lower body & intense mat work for abs, back & glutes.
H.I.I.T. (60 min)
H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) class is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind before the busy days get started. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.
Total Ball (60 min)
Total body strengthening and toning workout with the ball, working the core and balance at the same time.
Total Fit (60 min)
Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer with specific attention geared to the individual needs of the members. Includes weight training with hand weights, bands and stability balls. Some cardio, floor work and stretching.
Cardio Kickboxing (60 min)
This class is a combination of cardio, boxing, and martial arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibilty, coordination and balance. This is a non-contact class
CSI (60 min)
This cardio/strength combination class alternates strength exercises to sculpt every major muscle group with easy to follow cardio moves incorporating strength and toning.
Cycle (60 min)
This class, also known as “Indoor Cycling,” focuses on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery. Participants use a special stationery bike.
Step (60 min)
A low impact/high intensity class using a combination of moves on the step with intervals of body conditioning.
Step Interval (60 min)
This higher intensity step class uses a combination of step and alternative with bands, medicine balls and hand weights.
Zumba® (60 min)
Cardio class using a mix of Latin and international music to create a dynamic, fun and effective workout. This class is designed to utilize an interval-training format, combining various rhythms with movements that tone and sculpt the body.
Zumba® Gold (60 min)
Zumba Gold is specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba program and bring them to the active older adult, the beginner and special populations. This workout is created to emphasize the basic skills of Zumba movements modified for the senior population.
Zumba® Kids (60 min)
Kids 6-12 years old get the chance to be active and jam out to their favorite music. Features kid friendly routines based upon original Zumba choreography. We break down steps, add activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.
Zumba® Toning (60 min)
This Class features all of the great benefits of Zumba while incorporating abdominal work, and weights for an overall body toning experience.
ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS
Silver Sneakers® Classic (60 min)
Silver Sneakers® Circuit (60 min)
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 Silver Sneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.
Y’s Way to Fitness (60 min)
This national YMCA class is a great, fun class for beginners, seniors and all wanting a low level of exercise and conditioning including lo-impact and body sculpting.
Aqua Fit (60 min)
If you are looking for a workout which will maintain or increase your fitness level with less impact on your joints, a "liquid gym" is the place to be! This higher intensity class is designed to improve cardio conditioning, alternating with strength/balance and core training segments. Water exercise is an excellent modality for cross training and gives knees and backs a break from land based cardio workouts
Water Aerobics (60 min)
Safe, effective cardiovascular training in the pool. Great fun! This class is for men and women of all fitness levels and ages. Offering an overall mobility stretching, strengthening and aerobic workout.
Deep Water Aerobics (60 min)
This class is held in the deep end of the pool using equipment. Some swim skills are required. Moderate to intense workout.