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 Downtown Belleville YMCA.
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OUR MEMBERS' TOP 10 FAVORITE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.
Designed especially for Active Older Adults, this chair-based class uses Yoga postures to increase flexibility and reduce stress.
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.
Cycle your way to fitness and improve muscle tone and endurance with this customizable, fun, challenging class. Using stationary bikes, upbeat music, and motivating instruction for an invigorating cardiovascular workout.
This class will help you build strength, improve posture, flexibility and balance through combinations of breathing and postures.
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!
Core muscles help us to stand upright and strong. Performing a variety of exercises that strengthen the abdominal and back muscles, building core strength and endurance, while improving posture.
Alternating between intense cardio and strength training drills with plyometrics for a total body workout. Classes may take place in the style of a circuit, general instruction or with a partner.
Total body strength workout. May use weights, barbells, kettlebells, balls and/or resistance tubes to strengthen and tone.
Slow progression encouraging balance and harmony in your mind, body and spirit. A sequence of movements that combines meditation and tranquility.
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.