Adult Group Fitness Classes

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At the J. A. Walters Family YMCA, we have over 60 group fitness classes scheduled each week for our members to enjoy.  Our focus is to work the whole person, spirit, mind, and body.  Whether you like to workout in a spin class, aerobics class, or in the pool, we have something for you!

Class Descriptions

Y-Barre - Utilize a ballet bar and other equipment to tone the body with an emphasis on lower body and core.   (All Fitness Levels)

Boot Camp - The ultimate high intensity cardio workout. This challenging interval class, combines various callisthenic exercises with intense cardio for maximum fat and calorie burn. You can expect some days to have high/low intervals, and other days all out high intensity intervals, but bottom line, you will challenge your aerobic thresholds every time. Come prepared to sweat.   (Intermediate, Advanced)

Cardio Sculpt - Step, kick-box, and high/low impact cardio segments alternating with strength segments.   (Intermediate, Advanced)

Deep Water Aerobics – A effective workout in the deep end of the pool, using flotation belts to create a non-impact workout.  (All Fitness Levels)

Aqua Aerobics - Improve your balance, strength, and coordination and keep your heart healthy. These classes are held in the shallow end and are perfect for the new exerciser or those with limitations because of the low-intensity, low-impact nature.   (Beginner, Intermediate)

Yoga - A potent alignment-oriented practice that emphasizes the forms and actions within postures. Traditional asanas are held in accurate alignment.  This class is based on physical postures (asanas), deep breathing, mindfulness and listening to the body.    (All Fitness Levels including Pre/Post-natal, Active Older Adults)

Sunrise Cycle/All Terrain Ride - Vary your cardiovascular workouts aerobically and anaerobically by a virtual indoor bike ride with motivation coaching and music. The spin class schedule is posted outside the spin studio.   (All Fitness levels)

Cycle Express - A variable intensity class on stationary bikes. This exciting class utilizes motivating music paired with varied resistance and cadence drills. Great calorie burner in just 30 minutes! (All fitness levels)

Circuit Blast - Challenge yourself with an exciting 45-minute circuit workout alternating cardio and strength training.   (All Fitness Levels)

Y Fit - A low impact cardio workout, as well as some light resistance training and flexibility.   (All Fitness Levels including Pre/Post-natal, Active Older Adults) 

Interval Step - A cardiovascular workout using an adjustable step, aerobic moves, and/or weights.   (All Fitness Levels including Pre/Post-natal, Active Older Adults)

Total Body – 60-minute class with cardio, resistance training and core training, and a deep stretch to wrap it up.   (Intermediate, Advanced)

Zumba - An exciting and unique workout incorporating Latin dance, Merengue, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Tango, Hip Hop, and Rock-N-Roll.  Zumba Gold – designed for the Active Adult, Beginner participant, Post/Pre-natal participant, and other special populations that may need modifications for success.   (All Fitness Levels including Pre/Post-natal, Active Older Adults)

ZUMBA/Toning - 30-45 minutes of Zumba followed by 10-15 minutes of toning.    (All Fitness Levels)

Power Muscle – Get in, get it, and get out- build muscular strength and power in this high energy class utilizing the cardio barbell system.   (all fitness levels)

Absolutely Abs - This class focuses on strengthening the core, which includes the abdominal and low back muscles. Additionally, exercises that incorporate the upper and lower body may be added to this multi-level class. (All Fitness Levels)

Kid’s Club Make ‘Em Move – A class provided through our Kid’s Club, this high energy and fast paced class includes sports, games, and aerobic activities to improve endurance and agility. A fun way to get kids moving!

Kid’s Club Zumbatonic – A class provided through our Kid’s Club, kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography with lots of energy and fun!

Yoga-Christian Perspective – Flowing sequences of basic yoga postures with reflection on encouraging and inspiring verses, quotes, or poems. (All Fitness Levels)

Aqua Zumba – Integrating the Zumba formula with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. This class blends it all together into a safe, challenging shallow pool workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body toning, and tons of fun! It’s a pool party!! (All Fitness Levels)

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