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Aquatic Pilates:  is a 45-minute water workout focusing on correct alignment of the spine, improving flexibility, balance and movement while strengthening the core muscles of the abdomen and back .

Balance & Stretch:  This gentle and relaxing stretch movement class includes a component to help maintain flexibility and balance at the core.

 

Basic Strength Training: Boost your metabolic rate and self-esteem while improving joint stability, posture and increasing your strength. The instructor will develop a personalized program to fit your needs. Weights as low as two to five pounds can be used .

Cardiac Rehab/ Prescribe The Y: This dedicated time-slot in our FitLife Center is for those who have suffered a heart attack, CAD or have several risk factors (morbid obesity, smoker, family history, DMII) than can be positively affected by participation in a regular exercise program. Participants are encouraged to progress at their own pace by focusing on cardiovascular endurance and resistance training with an Exercise Trainer providing instruction, guidance and motivation. Focus on building and enhancing functional capacities, while you develop realistic health-related expectations and receive effective social support. Free for Facility Members but space is limited.

First Step Fitness:  Designed to meet your needs, this 12-week program starts slow, then moves into strength exercise, with gentle support from our friendly, positive trainers. And once you’ve begun a new habit through FSF, you can move up to Y-Boost

Flexibility Challenge:  This half-hour class offers flexibility training to tone and stretch muscles. A gentle workout, this class is appropriate for those with some physical limitations (see page 26).

Group Active®:  All you need in one hour! For cardio, flexibility, balance and strength, this is perfect for those who like the “all-in-one” aspect of this class.

Group Groove®:
  If you can move, you can groove. Enjoy many different dance styles that bring up your cardio level. (see page 26). 

SilverSneakers® 1: Move to the music with exercises to increase strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living. Hand-held weights, tubing and a ball are used; chairs are used for support.

Water Fitness: Our many aquatic exercise programs meet your needs, regardless of your swimming skills. We offer different levels of cardiovascular challenge, utilize the buoyancy of water to increase strength and endurance without straining the joints, and help keep muscles toned.

Water Therapy:  We have three water therapy classes based on your needs. While Water Therapy I is a physician prescribed program, the other programs are designed for specific orthopedic limitations (see page 18).

Yoga:  Yoga classes teach movement awareness, alignment and breath work. It’s a great low-stress practice for those not inclined to more demanding exercise (see page 26).