The YMCA prides itself in offering you diverse, effective, and fun class programming. We take great care in ensuring that we offer classes that appeal to your mind, body, and spirit. Whether you’re a senior, teen, serious athlete, or new to group exercise–we promise to have something that inspires your motivation to move!

 


Aerobic & Strength

 

BOSU CHALLENGE

Locations: Downtown

This dynamic training device adds versatility to an incredible range of activities: cardio, strength and athletic conditioning, core training, balance training, and mind/body workouts. Not recommended for those with ankle support issues

 

BOOT CAMP

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Stations, sports drills, circuits, interval training for muscles & cardio.

 

CARDIO KICKBOXING

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Combines martial arts techniques and cardio. Build endurance, improve balance, and increase metabolism with this fun, challenging workout.

 

CORE CHALLENGE

Locations: Downtown 

Total body workout focused on core strength and balance using movements based on yoga, pilates, and more!

 

COREPOLE

Locations: Downtown

Using this vertical device with resistance bands that pull out from the center to perform an unlimited number of exercises for a total body workout.

 

CYCLING

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Challenging cardio indoor bike workout using a variety of multi-level workouts with speed drills, hills and intervals on Keiser M3+ bikes, the best bike in the industry.

 

H.I.T.T.

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Boost your exercise capacity and fat-burning potential! High intensity interval training involves cycles of high intensity bursts with low-to-moderate intensity recovery.

MUSCLE PUMP

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Strengthening of all major muscle groups using dumbbells, body bars, steps, and risers

 

ROCK U CARDIO DANCE

Locations: Woodland Community Center 

Low impact, high energy class that incorporates various dance moves some weight training done to music.

 

ROCK U STRENGTH & STRETCH

Locations: Woodland Community Center 

Class focused on building core strength, strong bones, and muscles using free weights, resistance bands and balls.

 

TOTAL CONDITION

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Kickboxing, step cardio, full body strength and resistance training.

 

TRIBAL BELLY DANCE

Locations: Woodland Community Center

A fun fitness-based Tribal Belly Dance class meant for all ages and all levels.  No prior belly dance experience necessary.  Includes warm-up, yoga cool-down,  technique drills and basic Tribal Fusion group work. Great energized and aerobic, core-strengthening workout!t.

 

WATER AEROBICS

Locations: Downtown | Cook County

Low impact, therapeutic, aerobic, and strength conditioning class.

 

ZUMBA

Locations: Downtown | Cook County | GND | Woodland

Cardio Hip Hop and Latin dance class. No dance ability or background is needed and routines can be adapted to any fitness level.

 


Mind & Body 

 

Buti Yoga

Locations: Downtown 

Buti yoga is a Soulful blend of Power Yoga, cardio intensive tribal dance, conditioning and deep abdominal toning. This all in one workout tones and sculpts the entire body while facilitating complete inner transformation.

 

Fitness Yoga

Locations: Downtown 

An athletic practice synchronizing breath with poses, encompasses balance, strength, conditioning & flexibility for stress reduction.

 

Gentle Yoga

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Focuses on slow stretches, flexibility, and deep breathing to help reduce stress.

Pilates

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Precise movements to lengthen and lean muscles, core strengthening of abdomen, lower back, and glutes.

 

Silver Sneakers Classic

Locations: Downtown | Cook County 

Increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.