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Fitness Classes


 

Active Together
For the new or the infrequent exercisers. Basic stepping, strength training, balance and flexibility all in one class. Formerly Group Active.

Balance & Stretch          
A stretch class with a balance and core strengthening component.

BARRE CLASS
Class will mix elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and functional training. Each workout will use the ballet barre and exercise equipment like small hand weights to sculpt, slim and stretch the body.

Beginner Weight TRAINING
Set in the Free Weight Room, run by two instructors who will set you up on an individual program. Fees apply, pre-register at the Welcome Center.

Bollywood dance

Bollywood Dance combines dynamic choreography with the hottest music from around the world. A cardio workout that cycles between higher and lower-intensity dance sequences to get you moving, sweating, and motivated all at the same time. Draws from the music and dance of Bollywood, the film industry of India.
CARDIO STEP INTERVALS    
Get your heart pumping with cardio intervals using the step. Lower impact options will be demonstrated. 30 minutes.

Cardio Step Together
       
Utilizes the step as an effective training tool. Encourages a simple and fun way to cardio train. Formerly Group Blast.
CORE
30 minute class focusing on the core muscles, abs and back. Utilizes a variety of equipment.
COREBAR
Class consists of high intensity cardio intervals & strength training to focus on your Power Center. Using a unique U- shaped 2-3 lb. weighted bar. A mix of high energy aerobic and muscle conditioning.

Core Focus Together     
Work your core, front to back, shoulders to hips, improve athletic performance, prevent back pain, and get ripped abs! Bring a towel. Formerly Group Core.
Defend Together
Tap into the hottest mixed martial arts class, movements done at a quick pace to improve your overall fitness. Formerly Group Kick/Fight.

ENHANCE®FITNESS          
Senior exercise program designed to decrease falls and improve daily activity. Works on flexibility, balance, strength training, and aerobic activity. Must preregister with Jayne ext 448.

Extreme Exertion
High-intensity, athletic, interval training in a cooperative, supportive, environment. A series of exercise activities trains your upper body, lower body, core, cardio system, and functional athletic abilities.

Foam Roller
Using a foam roller you will stretch muscles and tendons, break down soft tissue adhesions and scar tissue. You can perform a self-massage, break up trigger points, and soothe tight fascia while increasing blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues. Must bring your own foam roller. Sign up at Welcome Center

GROOVE TOGETHER               
Sweat with a smile during your energizing hour of dance fitness. A sizzling cardio experience that is set to all types of music. Join the party and GET A MOVE ON! Formerly Group Groove.

 

HIIT                                      
Enhanced form of interval training (alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods) Everyone works at their own intensity. Similar to Tabata / Insanity.

HEALTHY BONES AND BALANCE This free program invites seniors to participate in this fun and beneficial exercise program to build stronger bones. Classes led by trained leaders.

Pilates

An intensive core workout that focus on supporting the neutral spine through muscle strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Emphasis on correct breathing mat based.

PiYO™                                   
Unique class designed to build strength & gain flexibility. It’s about energy, power, and rhythm. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability. For the moderate to advanced participant.

SilverSneakers®
             
Increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and balls are offered for resistance. Chairs available for support.

Strength Train Together

Barbell class that strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment. If this is your first class, try attending a less crowded 6am, 9am or noon class. Formerly Group Power.

Tai Chi For Health / ENERGY

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that has demonstrated under scientific studies to have a powerful effect on health. It integrates the mind and body through slow, fluid movements.

Yoga                      
Our instructors teach many different forms of Yoga, below you will find the pace/rigor and levels for the different classes.
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Gentle  A slow paced practice with detailed instruction and modification offered for all poses. Sequences may include restorative poses and there are a limited number of transitions between standing poses and floor poses (i.e., seated, kneeling, prone, or supine).
Moderate Classes include more complex poses, and depending on the style of the teacher, may include vinyasa (flow) sequences, more transitions between standing to floor poses, and longer holds for poses.
Vigorous  A fast-paced extended vinyasa (flow) practice with quick transitions between the poses and many transitions between standing and floor poses.
Level 1  Presents basic yoga poses held for a few breaths with an emphasis on understanding correct alignment in each pose and
developing strength, stamina, stability, and flexibility.
Level 2  Includes a broader range of yoga poses than Level 1 including more advanced standing balance poses and modified inversions.
Level 3  Routinely incorporates some of the more physically challenging yoga poses such as arm balances, deep backbends, and full inversions.

YOGA FOR CHRONIC PAIN

Do you live and work with chronic physical pain? Then this gentle and restorative yoga class is for you. Focus will involve gentle movement, relaxation, awareness, and skills for working with undesirable sensations.

YOGA FOR CANCER SURVIVORS  
Pre-register with Pam Roberts 413-625-2402.

Zumba®
Try the hottest dance craze! With easy to follow steps, set to all different types of music. Be prepared to sweat.


 

Water Fitness & Aquacize  
This class utilizes the buoyant qualities of water to enhance overall physical fitness.
Without added stress and strain on the joints, this class increases physical strength and endurance. Class is appropriate for swimmers and non-swimmers.
 
Beginner Water Aerobics
Increase your aerobic and muscular fitness and flexibility in a safe, low-impact environment.  Class starts with simple exercise combinations basic to water fitness.Confident participants can choose to move into more challenging and complex classes.


Water Rehab/Therapy
This is an opportunity for adult facility members to use half the pool for individual exercising.

Water walking, jogging or stretching. Individuals needing help entering or exiting the water must bring their own assistant.

H.A.R.T.: Hydro Aerobic Rigorous Training
This is a deep and shallow intense full body cardio workout. Resistors and weights and bench steps will be used. YES, you can sweat in the water!! Class meets on M/W/F at 7-7:45 am.


Cardio Abs
Cardio Abs : For all abilities and fitness levels. We will be concentrating on the entire abdominal region, hips, buttocks, and thighs. Class meets on Sunday’s at 11:30am

Aquatic Pilates & Core Conditioning

This class teaches you  correct alignment while strengthening core muscles.
 A 45-minute water workout that focuses on achieving correct alignment of the spine, improving flexibility, balance and movement while strengthening core muscles of the abdomen and back.
 Fees: Gold Member • $34 Silver Member $38 • PA $60

Adult and Senior Lap Swim
Time for Adult  & Senior (ages 62 and up)
Facility Members to swim continuous laps  in half the pool.
Lap Speed depends on swimmers present.

Water Therapy 1
(FMC-YMCA)
  The YMCA-Baystate Franklin Medical Center Aquatic Rehab Program may be right for you.  Our program has a high success rate, with participants recovering much faster and to a greater degree. Ask your doctor if this is appropriate therapy for you. You or your doctor may call FMC Physical Therapy or the YMCA Aquatic Department for details. Doctor/ therapist approval is required. Swimming skills are NOT necessary. Register at Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

Water Therapy 2
We offer a continuing program for ANYONE in need of orthopedic rehabilitation.
No referral or prescription from your doctor or therapist is needed.
 

Beginner Water Therapy
For newcomers and those deciding whether water therapy is appropriate.