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Group Exercise Class Descriptions
Richard C Geisinger Branch -Stuart
Zumba will move you. Spinning will drive you. Yoga will soothe you.
No matter what your style, the YMCA of the Treasure Coast has a group exercise class for you.
Our classes are offered from 5:30 a.m. for early risers and into the evening for those who need to burn off steam from a long day. Our instructors have your healthy interests at heart and will offer a variety of difficulty levels and skills in each class.
SPRING Group Exercise Class Descriptions 2013
Ashtanga (Power Yoga)-Continuous flowing yoga movements based on Ashtanga Primary Series. Must be able to get up and down off floor safely.
Aqua Work-Deep H20: Being able to swim is a prerequisite for this class. This water class is done in the deeper part of the pool and emphasizes increasing cardiovascular endurance in addition to muscular strength.
Body Blast: An invigorating muscle building class that combines multiple types of strength exercises using resistance bands, stability balls, steps, and weights. *All fitness levels.
Boot Camp: A circuit class that combines intervals of specific exercises with cardiovascular training for a full body workout. Not recommended for a novice exerciser.
Butts and Guts Class is focused on strengthening and toning the glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and abdominals using a mixture of several exercises designed to target these specific areas. The last 15 minutes consist of stretches and core exercises.
Cardio, Cuts, & Core: This intense class will keep you sweating with intervals of aerobics along with step and strength training. Last 15 minutes is all core.
Cardio Kickboxing: high- energy, entire body, cardio workout using boxing and kickboxing techniques.
Core and More: Stretch and strengthen the right muscle groups for better postural alignment, balance and coordination using weights, stability balls and yoga techniques. This will condition the body in the best, most efficient ways.
Dancersize: This class combines the five Latin dances of the Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Salsa, and Rumba. This is a low impact class which emphasizes on core and posture.
HIIT 60: High Intensity Interval Training, Intervals of high energy plyometrics, anaerobic cardio drills, core work, and muscle strengthening exercises. Exercises change regularly to provide muscle confusion for maximum results, as well as enhancing athletic performance.
Kettle Bell Blast: Kettlebell training will help kick all of your fitness goals into high gear! These functional, compound exercises work multiple muscle groups simultaneously, developing strength and muscular endurance and efficient caloric expenditure.
Kids Fitness: Classes will incorporate all ages and stages of development along with eye/hand coordination, agility, skill building, team work, and sport related skills.
Intermediate Step: This Step class is for those at an intermediate or advanced level.
$Judo: Class teaches throwing techniques, grappling, hold downs, arm locking techniques, and how to fall properly. This is a challenging martial art and method of exercise which promotes strength, aerobic conditioning, flexibility, agility, and balance.
$MMA (Mixed Martial Arts): This Class incorporates a variety of martial arts including Judo, Sambo, Jui Jitsu, and And Muay Thai. This class is very challenging, but taught in a safe manner and is extremely fun.
Monday Mix-Up: This class is on a rotational schedule. It will rotate Interval Step, Kickboxing, and Boot camp every week. This class is for intermediate to advanced participants.
Muscle Mania: This advanced class takes muscle sculpting to a new level. Get ready for a combination of exercises that focus on maximizing strength through a full body workout. This class is designed for intermediate to advanced fitness levels.
On The Ball Plus More: A combination class that works with stability balls, medicine balls, resistance bands and weights. Every class is a little different.
Pilates: A traditional approach to Pilates in which the exercises performed follow the Pilates method which focuses on “The Powerhouse” musculature which consists of the abdominal, back and hip muscles.
Pilates, Ball, and more: Our Traditional Pilates class incorporating the stability ball, bands, and more.
$Pilates Reformer: Small group setting on specialized machines focusing on your entire body. This class will bring you to a new level of Pilate’s fitness.
Pot Luck Pump: This class will change your routine inside out and upside down with a mix of strength, toning, cardio and plyometric exercises. The only thing you will know in advance is that this will be a fantastic workout.
Six Pack Special: Stop doing crunches on your own and join us for a 30 minute core conditioning and abdominal sculpting workout. This class will focus on strengthening your core – both abdominals and back muscle. This is the perfect workout for when “all you need to crunch is time.”
Power Aqua: Water exercises using the power of the water to increase strength, tone, and endurance. Class includes an aerobic segment, resistance, stretch & relaxation. This class is for intermediate to advanced fitness levels.
$Senior Pilates Reformer: This half hour class focuses on increasing strength and flexibility while focusing on the core. It will help improve posture and balance and is great for seniors struggling with arthritis, bursitis, and sciatica.
Senior Yoga: A gentle, yet energizing class consisting of yoga exercises and breathing techniques designed for seniors. Class consists of a variety of methods to increase strength, range of motion, and flexibility.
Sculpt & Tone: A non-impact workout designed to strengthen and sculpt muscles using weights, tubes and body resistance. This is a great class for all ability levels.
Step: A cardio workout of choreographed combinations using the Step. A cool down and stretch complete this class.
Strength and Conditioning for Seniors: Exercises will focus on building total body strength with emphasis on improving balance, stability, and flexibility by using weights, balls, and bands.
Seriorcise: This class is the perfect blend of movement and strength training. Some exercises are performed standing, some while sitting in a chair. This class is designed for the active older adult who is interested in increasing their heart rate while building strength and flexibility.
Spin: Participants are guided through phases of warm up, steady up tempo cadences, sprints, climbs, and cool downs. Resistance is controlled on the bike to adjust to different levels.
Body Pump on the Bike:Taking spin to a new level by combining upper body weight training while you spin for a whole body work out.
$Taekwondo: Taekwondo is a great martial arts activity for ages 6 and up that emphasizes kicks, spinning kicks, and punches using a combination of speed and balance. Taekwondo helps to improve balance, flexibility, coordination, and discipline. Students may train for self-defense, physical conditioning, and/or competition.
Tai Chi: A form of martial arts that relieves pain, stress and stiffness, improves flexibility, balance, and posture, Helps build Muscular strength without straining your joints.
Water Fitness: A fun water workout enhancing flexibility and strength while using all major muscles groups.
Yoga: Traditional postures that increase flexibility and strength, promoting a strong
mind, body and spirit. All levels of fitness are welcome.
Yoga/Pilates: This class combines Yoga and Pilates into one for a great core workout that also emphasizes flexibility. This is great for participants of all fitness levels.