Challenge your Mind, Body and Spirit


Adult Mind & Body Classes

NEW! SCULPT YOGA SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION: This two-day Specialty Certification will prepare prospective instructors with the knowledge skills to lead a basic sculpt flow class. Sat, June 3 from 8am-5pm & Sun, June 4 from 8am-2pm.

Personal Training

Yoga


This class will challenge your mind and body through strengthening, stretching, relaxing and breathing exercises. Class will begin with conscience breathing techniques which will calm the body/mind/emotions to prepare for class. Gentile warm-up stretches will follow leading into a variety of yoga postures. The postures challenge the body through stretching, relaxing and breathing while holding the postures. Flexibility, strength and muscle tone improves as spirit/mind/body work together in harmony.

Gentle Yoga


A yoga style which is not as strenuous as the practiced forms of yoga. Because of its innate gentle nature, this class is perfect for those who cannot meet the demands of physically straining exercises - ideal for beginners, women who are pregnant or those looking for a more relaxed and laid back workout.
  • Offered at the North Area Family YMCA and
    the Northwest Family YMCA

Intro To Yoga

Slow, gentile postures and movements are combined with an emphasis on breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. This class is ideal for new practitioners or those who prefer a lighter workout.

  • Offered at the East Area Family YMCA

Pilates

Pilates is a total body exercise program emphasizing the core muscles (abdominals, low back and glutes) with a focus on the transverse abdominis and breathing. This program will connect your mind and body through movements while breathing. The instructor will lead you through a variety of exercises designed for beginners to advanced. Pilates will enhance your bodies awareness, posture, strength and flexibility. This safe program will leave you feeling relaxed and invigorated.

NIA

Get fit the body's way. This unique program combines movements and concepts from yoga, T'ai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Jazz, Modern Dance and other movements forms. Designed for people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities, NIA can successfully be used by everyone from beginner to athlete. NIA's enjoyable approach to movements and fitness benefits the mind and body. This class offers conditioning and cross-training for any sport or activity. No prior training is necessary. Join us and experience the joy of movement and the benefits of moving your body, the body's way.

  • Offered at the East Area Family YMCA

T'ai Chi


T'ai Chi is an ancient regimen of slow, gracefull, balletic movements, often called moving meditation. T'ai Chi is a low impact type of exercise in which movements are coordinated with breathing so the individual can focus on dynamic changes in balance, flexibility, and muscular tension. The meditative nature of T'ai Chi exercise is calming and relaxing and has shown to benefit the cardio vascular system as well as posture, strength and balance

  • Offered at the North Area Family YMCA
    and Northwest Family YMCA

Taijifit


T'ai CA mind/body “exercise” that combines the best of traditional Taiji with modern Western fitness. It’s a class that’s appropriate for any age or fitness level. This class will fuse the benefits of T'ai Chi and FLOW into one great workout.

  • Offered at the North Area Family YMCA
    and Northwest Family YMCA