On June 29, 2020, the Mon Valley YMCA will continue its phased reopening and will once again be offering spinning classes. This will be considered phase 3 for our YMCA. The guidelines are listed below.
The spinning room has reduced its capacity to 8 bikes. Instructors will keep classes at no more than 70 percent of your maximum heart rate as so not to have over exertion and deep breathing.
- Masks should be worn into the spin room and may only be taken off during exercise.
- Please check an updated group fitness schedule for spin class times.
JULY GROUP FITNESS SCHEDULE *Click to download PDF.
Group Fitness classes have resumed with new safety restrictions and a limited schedule.
Safety Guidelines for Group Fitness:
-All classes will take place in the Gymnasium at this time
-Participants will be placed 13ft. apart
-All participants must bring their own mat
-Equipment will not be used at this time
-Masks are required by members in common areas of the YMCA. They are suggested, but not required to be worn, while you are working out.
Click to download the new June Group Fitness Schedule
JUNE GROUP FITNESS SCHEDULE
$ = Extra fee
++ = Especially designed for beginners and seniors.
++ Arthritis ~ a class designed to decrease joint stress and increase strength, energy and stamina
$ Baby Boomer Boot Camp – Intervals of endurance, compound strength training, and a yoga cool down.
Barefoot Body Conditioning – Build strength, balance and agility from the ground up in this shoes optional total body conditioning class.
Basic Training ~ Indoor boot camp style class. *This class is not held the 3rd week of week of each month.
Breathe ~ A YOGA class with Qi Gong to warm up the muscles, facilitating the stretch. Pilates is also incorporated to strengthen the abdominals and lower back, which stabilize the spin through the poses.
Cardio Kick ~ Burn an average of 375 calories. Target your arms, shoulders, abs, thighs and butt in one workout.
++ SilverSneakers® Circuit ~ 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 SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.
Core Strength ~ Build support for the spine by strengthening the abdominal muscles and lower back while improving balance, agility, coordination and posture.
++ SilverSneakers® Classic ~ Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
++Easy Rider ~ A group cycle class designed for beginners and those needing less intensity in their workouts.
++ Experience ~ for moderately active older adults who regularly exercise one to two days a week. Helps increase flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination, agility, reaction time, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
FIT – A multi-disciplinary workout designed to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle strength, flexibility and body composition with the use of weights, balls resistance bands and more! Varying intensity levels with plenty of modifications make this workout appropriate for anyone
Pump ~ Major muscle groups are worked through a series of compound and isolation based exercised including squats, presses and dead lifts with a focus on muscle endurance.
++ Senior Swing ~Swing your way into feeling good and being healthy with this low impact cardio class. Participants will get their feet moving to lively music based around such dances as Swing, Cha Cha, Salsa and mambo.
Spin ~ A group cycle class designed to motivate participant to increase endurance and burn calories.
Step ~ Utilizes thigh, hips and buttocks muscles making it a great calorie burner.
Step & Sculpt ~ sculpt your core, legs, glutes and upper body with regressions and progressions that make the class accessible and effective for everyone.
Strength ~ A 35 minute strength training class emphasizing proper posture, position form and technique. A great intro to the proper use of free weights. Ends with a 4 minute TABATA (high intensity interval training) workout to increase calorie burn and stretch to relax the muscles and calm the mind.
Strut ~ Music inspires the moves in this dance-based, easy to follow cardio workout. Let yourself be carried away with all different styles of music.
Tai Chi ~ Ideal class for all levels to aid recovery from an illness or injury, as well as stress reduction and mental rejuvenation.
Total Body Training ~ A basic format for targeting the entire body. Build lean muscle, strength and endurance and rev the metabolism.
++ Walk off the Pounds ~ Anyone can do these moves, from simple marches to basic side steps and kickbacks. Join your friends for this easy to follow workout.
++ SilverSneakers® Yoga ~ SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
TRANSFORM LIVE ~ Using a step to ramp up your calorie burn, this 30-minute, music-driven, high-intensity cardio-conditioning class will sculpt your core, legs, glutes, and upper body through the use of a step.
Don’t worry, this isn’t old-school step aerobics—it’s functional fitness that’s fun! The level of intensity is up to you. You can follow the beat of the music. You can slow the class down. You can speed the class up. Plus, in addition to the flexibility with tempo. Transform LIVE offers regressions and progressions that make the class accessible and effective for everyone.
$ Zumba ~ Combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create an aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow.