DORCHESTER COUNTY FAMILY YMCA | 410.221.0505

Group Exercise

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LAND FITNESS

BodyPump Dorchester County Family YMCAWAM- challenges all major muscle groups with squats, presses, lifts, and curls, among others. Great strength training class for full body workout.

Cardio Step- High intensity cardio work with a step and choreographed dance moves, strength training, and flexibility--this class has it all. Perfect for those who get bored easily as this fast-paced class keeps your mind AND your body working. No experience with step aerobics necessary!

Line Dance (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) - low impact workout to keep you moving, improve balance and general fitness, and a perfect challenge to keep the mind sharp and alert. A popular class with our senior population and a great place to make friends.

Line Dancing Dorchester County Family YMCASilver Strength & Move- a great class for beginning strength training and movement to improve your cardio workout. Great for seniors and injury recovery. Stretch & Release- Enjoy a relaxing class to improve posture, flexibility, and range of motion. Great compliment for those enjoying our strength training classes.

NEW Enhanced Fitness (Starting in October) – EH is a proven community – based senior fitness and arthritis management program. It’s purpose is to help older adults become more active, engerzied, and empowered for independent living. This will take the place of the Silver Strength & Silver Stretch classes.

ZUMBA- Latin-inspired, dance-fitness program. It is our most popular AND most well-attended class.

Barre - The Pure Barre technique isn’t just a ballet class. It’s a total-body workout that utilizes a ballet barre to perform small isometric movements set to popular music. The barre serves as a prop, along with exercise balls, resistance bands and light hand weights. Moves include squeezing a ball between the inner thighs while standing on tiptoes, and tiny leg lifts with the back pressed against the wall and hands grasping the barre above.

 

 

CYCLING/SPINNING CLASSES 

Cycle - 60 minutes of the greatest cardio workout on the planet - High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the most effective ways to control weight and remain heart healthy. Not only will you be challenged but you will be stronger and more confident. Class is appropriate for all levels. Great for outdoor cyclist.

Ride & Shine - A spin workout great for burning calories and kicking your day off the right way.  Get your morning endorphins flowing with positive and upbeat music. The best way to start your day!

 

MIND-BODY FITNESS/YOGA 

Yoga Dorchester County Family YMCABeginner/Gentle Yoga- introduce the fundamentals of Yoga practice. Designed for those new to Yoga or those who prefer a gentle, non-competitive experience. Introduces basic poses and develops the breath work concepts. Adapted and modified for people who wish to relieve stress, relax, be revitalized and heal.

Tai Chi- gentle fluid movements help strengthen and focus the mind; supports relaxation and coordination.

Yoga Challenge a challenging practice with many different types of Sun Salutations, as well as variations including the Dancing Warrior series and progressing through inversions, backbends, twists and forward folds as you work the entire body. Breath work will be strong component; this class is a Level 2/3 class.

Please contact Steven Stubbs, Health & Wellness Director, with all ideas, concerns, and suggestions about classes, instructors, or the fitness schedule at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . During inclement weather, please contact the YMCA regarding class availability at 410-221-0505.