Our YMCA Instructors will support and motivate you through professionally designed group and water fitness classes.
Scroll down to see our members' Top 10 Favorite Group Fitness Classes at the Kirkwood YMCA.
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OUR MEMBERS' TOP 10 FAVORITE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
A low impact class designed to prevent injury while increasing strength and cardio levels, and improving balance.
A total body workout using a variety of quicker paced exercises held in shallow water. This class combines light aerobic workout with muscle strengthening and flexibility. Participants may use equipment to enhance workout.
Get up and go with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement and upper body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.
Total body strength workout. May use weights, barbells, kettlebells, balls and/or resistance tubes to strengthen and tone.
The ultimate dance-fitness party set to Latin and world rhythms. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.
A combination of High and/or Low impact movement designed to suit all levels and improve cardiovascular endurance. Choose to work out at the level that’s right for you!
A strength training program where we integrate high-repetition movements, with light to moderate weights, to deliver a total body workout. Throughout this class, you’ll burn calories, build strength, and be motivated by popular music and an inspirational instructor. This class is not about building bulk; it’s about developing lean, toned muscles. You’ll use a step and weights during this program.
A strong cardiovascular workout that tones and firms without impact on the joints. Equipment provided. Held in the deep water.
This class will help you build strength, improve posture, flexibility and balance through combinations of breathing and postures.
Suitable for all, this classic cardio workout gets you moving on and off a step platform, with or without risers.
8 Tips Before Your First Spin Class
Spin class is a great indoor cardiovascular exercise routine that anyone can join in on. Deciding to go to an indoor cycling class for the first time may be intimidating, but it’s a fun and rewarding experience. With a few tips on how to get prepared for your first class and what to expect, you'll be ready to start cycling!
What Is Les Mills?
We all know it can be hard to find the motivation to work out some days. But what if you could hop out of bed excited about your daily exercise class? Les Mills hopes to make this dream a reality by offering modern group workout programs that make fitness more enjoyable and accessible.
Les Mills classes fuse science, movement and music with the latest exercise trends and technology to deliver a workout experience that will change your outlook on exercise.