Living healthy is about spirit, mind, and body at every age and stage. The Y offers a variety of mind/body classes to help you relax, strengthen, stretch, and improve flexibility. We have something for every interest and every fitness level!

 

  • Increased Flexibility
  • Reduce Stress Levels
  • Meet New Friends
  • Improve Your Well-being

This class will help you build strength, improve posture, flexibility and balance through combinations of breathing and postures.

This class infuses Ballet, Pilates, and Yoga movements that improve your balance, strength, flexibility, and posture. Using small isometric movements you will target specific muscle groups to sculpt the entire body.

Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body.

Slow progression encouraging balance and harmony in your mind, body, and spirit.  A sequence of movements that combines meditation and tranquility.

A complete body conditioning class that uses the “PowerHouse” muscles of the abdomen, lower back, hips and glutes, while lengthening the muscles. Form and principles of Pilates are based on the philosophy that mind and body must work together in order to achieve overall fitness.

Pilates vs. Yoga

What's the difference between Pilates and yoga? Many of us have asked this question at least once because they seem so similar. People have practiced both for many years, although one does have a more extensive background — Indians created yoga as a spiritual discipline in 3,000 B.C.! Aside from age, these methods tend to feature comparable breathwork and movements.

For the most part, however, that's where the similarities stop. Take a look at what separates them, plus a few essential benefits of each!