HEALTH & FITNESS

 

Group Exercise Class Schedule
 

Cardio & Cardio/Strength
Insanity
Push yourself paast your limits in this cardio-based total body conditioning class. Packed with intervals of strength, power, resistance and core training to get you into the best shape possible. No equipment or weights used. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Indoor Group Cycling
Take a ride with us in this cardiovascular endurance workout. Get your heartrate up as you pedal through long flats, hill climbs and sprint intervals. A water bottle, towel and fitted clothing are recommended. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Mind & Body
Pilates
Build strength, increase flexibility and deepen body awareness with pilates. Each movement emphasizes purpose, body alignment and breathing. In this highly effective conditioning class you will work your whole body. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Yoga
Yoga is agreat addition to anyone's exercise routine. Attending a yoga class at the Y will provide you with opportunities to stretch and strengthen muscles, increase lung capacity through consistent breathwork and reduce stress. Here at the Fergus Falls YMCA we are fortunate to have a variety of yoga classes and instructors and we are confident that whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner we have a class to fit your needs. 

Weekday Morning Yoga
Build strength and increase flexibility and balance in this energized, accessible hatha based class. All levels are welcome.

Saturday Morning Yoga
Taught on rotation by YMCA's certified yoga instructors. Class structure will vary by instructor. All levels are welcome.

Noon Hour Power Yoga (12:10 - 12:50pm)
Come to the mat for this continuous flow class. There will be minimal verbal cueing as we execute a strong and steady posture progression with continuous flow. No holds! This class starts strong and has a solid 30 minutes of movement with a brief cool down at the end. Some yoga experience is recommended and this class is not suitable for anyone with limited mobility or has difficulties getting up and down off the floor.

Foundational Yoga
This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about the practice of yoga or anyone who wants to dig deeper into their practice. Each class will be a combination of movement, breathwork, followed by a breakdown of specific poses. We will explore modifications and propping for the common yoga poses ensuring that these poses are accessible for every member. This practice is suitable for all fitness levels.

Strength, Stretch & Core
BodyPump
Strengthen, tone and define every muscle in your body in this revolutionary weight training workout. This resistance training program uses bar and hand weights to burn fat and sculpt lean muscles.

TRX Suspension Training
Suspension training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. This thirty minute class delivers a fast and effective total body workout. You will learn how to modify, unload and/or add intensity to your workout. Suitable for all fitness levels. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. 

Stretch It Out!
Join in this fun thirty minute stretching class. Each week we will dig deep and stretch those hard to access areas. Hips! Shoulders! Low back! Quads! Bring your tight muscles, your aches and your pains and let's stretch them out! This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

Active Older Adult
S.A.I.L. (Staying Active & Independent for Life)
SAIL is an evidence based program designed to improve and preserve muscle strength and balance as we age. Each class includes a segment focusing on aerobics, balance, strength, stretching and education on fall prevention. All exercises can be done from seated or standing.

Silver Sneaker Yoga
Meditation. Breathwork. Low impact stretching and strengthening. All movements and postures will be accessed safely from standing or seated in a chair. This class is suitable for anyone interested in moving bodies in yoga without getting down on the floor. Mats are not required and shoes may be worn.

A fun circuit style class including a wide variety of movements and equipment to enhance and improve cardio, strength, balance and flexibility.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions
This program will help improve self management skills for people living with chronic conditions. Arthritis, chronic pain, cancer, diabetes, and depression are just a few of the conditions that can cause you to lose physical conditioning and suffer additional health problems. Learn new strategies to gain the skills, motivation and confidence needed to manage day to day living and improve overall health.


 

Small Group Personal Training Classes (fee based):

Trainer-Led classes are fee based and run in monthly sessions. Fees vary based on total days in session. Registration and payment must be made in full prior to the start of the session. You may transfer your spot in class to another YMCA member if you are unable to attend. No fee adjustments will otherwise be made. Member and non-member walk-in rates available space permitting. Inquire at Member Services or by calling 218.739.4489.

Personal Training at the YMCA

Personal training is a great investment for any fitness level: novice, athlete, or somewhere in between. Just getting started or looking for a new routine, we can customize an exercise plan that fits your interests and fitness potential.

Our certified personal trainers can:

  • Teach safe techniques and movement patterns
  • Help you break through plateaus
  • Give you a variety of options
  • Help you gain knowledge and confidence
  • Challenge and motivate
  • Make you stronger
  • Improve balance and posture
  • Help you measure results
  • Give support and encouragement

Choose from one of our single session or package options, and we can help you set a safe, structured, and effective plan to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Stop by or call Membership Services at 218-739-4489 or email wellness@fergusfallsymca.org.

 

 

 

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