GROUP EXERCISE SCHEDULE – WACO FAMILY YMCA
Interval – A mixture of cardio and
resistance training exercises that create a workout of varying
intensities. Interval training is great for people of all fitness
levels. You can work at a high intensity
if you are looking for a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) type workout,
but you can always work at your own pace and take it too a lower intensity if
Insanity® – This High Intensity
Interval Training (HIIT) style class is a full-body workout that improves
cardiovascular and muscular conditioning through max interval training.
Modifications for all fitness levels provided.
class can be HIIT style, but like Interval classes can be modified for any
fitness level. The class incorporates a
variety of exercises and equipment to give you a fun but tough workout! Use
slam balls, kettlebells, ropes, rowers, s-drives and more in this class. Space
is limited. MX4
Prime offers the same great class, but lengthens recovery
times and offers more modifications.
Get it all in this 60-minute strength-training workout! The class consists of
four blocks that target your cardiovascular system, upper body, lower body, and
core. Instructors will use resistance and body-weight
training, cardio, plyometrics, ab work for this total body workout.
R.I.P.P.E.D- This class masterfully
combines its components -- Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics and
Endurance -- as the workout portion, along with Diet suggestions to help you
attain and maintain your physique. All
done in ways that are fun, safe, doable and extremely effective.
MASHUP® - a research-based
Variable-intensity Interval Training (VIIT) program featuring: Mind/Body,
Agility & Strength, and High-intensity Intervals. Every fitness level can join us for this fun
and challenging workout from
your phone, tablet, computer or join a live class! For more information
about this class speak to the Wellness Staff.
Work – This
class will incorporate a variety of exercises to focus on strengthening and
toning the core. A great class for all fitness levels. Modifications for most exercises are
Use a variety of equipment from bands, balls, hand weights, and more to
increase muscular strength and endurance. Participants at all fitness
levels are welcome as weight, intensity and repetitions can be modified for
Training – This
class will help you become stronger by using heavier weights and fewer
class would be great for individuals looking to take their strength workout to
the next level.
Cardiovascular Training Classes
Fitness – Make
sure you bring your boogie shoes and your spirit of adventure because you’ll
need both for this fun, cardiovascular workout that is more like a dance party
than an aerobics class. Get footloose and fit at the same time.
Step – This class focuses on
improving cardiovascular fitness through the use of choreographed movements on
the step. While this class is advanced, Beginner Step is great for those
wishing to learn the basics and get a great workout.
This is an intense workout that implements kickboxing and other martial art
techniques into a fun choreographed workout. Try Turbo Kick® for
a great cardio workout, or if it’s your first time try out Beginner Turbo Kick®.
Zumba - is a
fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance
moves. Zumba routines
incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and
Fitness – High fitness is a hard-core, fun, fitness class that incorporates
interval training with music you love and intense easy-to-follow fitness
choreography. It combines FUN (pop songs old and new that everyone knows and
loves) with INTENSITY (interval, plyometric, and cardio) with CONSISTENCY
Mind/Body Fitness Classes
muscular strength, stability, and endurance as you go through a series of Pilates
exercises based on the mat series. These
floor-based movements focus on engaging your “power house” to help you maintain
core strength, posture and mobility.
Yoga –Take a moment to relax,
center and unwind in these classes, but expect a great workout. Classes noted
as Level 1 will be best suited to the beginner while Level 2 classes offer a
great workout for intermediate and advanced exercisers.
PiYo TM – This is a fun fast-paced,
combination of Pilates and yoga movements and exercises. This class will give
you a good cardio workout while also working core, balance and toning.
Stretch – This class is great for participants of all
levels. The class incorporates standing
and floor stretches for the entire body.
This is a great addition to any workout.
& Ride – In
this class instructors will combine the intense cardio of a cycle class with
the strengthening benefits of resistance training exercise. This is a great
class for participants of all fitness levels as intensity can be increased or decreased
depending on the student.
Cycle – This class uses the
stationary bike for a cardiovascular workout that is led by an instructor who
will take you on a different ride each time you come to class. Group cycle classes can be very intense, but
beginners and new comers can cycle as well.
Remember to let your instructor know you are new and they will guide you
Active Older Adults/Lower Impact
Circuit – offers
standing low-impact moves that alternate with standing upper-body strength. The
class can be adapted for all fitness levels.
SilverSneakers Classic - focuses on
strengthening muscles and increasing range of movement for daily life
activities. Participants can use hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles
and a SilverSneakers ball. Often a chair is used for seated exercises or
EnhanceFitness® – This class is designed for
individuals looking for a safe, effective no/low impact exercise option. The
one-hour classes offer exercises to improve cardiovascular function, balance,
flexibility and strength with the purpose of making activities of daily living
easier. This class can be done standing
or seated. This class meets three times
per week and registration is required.
AOA Chair Aerobics – This class is designed for
individuals who prefer to do their fitness work out sitting because of lower
extremity strength or balance issues.
You will get a safe total body workout with the focus on maintaining mobility