Group Exercise

Group Class Schedule

At YWCA Greenwich, we are proud to offer a wide selection of group fitness classes that allow our members to experience a variety of work out options. Whether you’re looking to unwind, improve your balance, strength, or master a specific skill or sport, our group fitness classes are exactly what you have been looking for. 

Providing structure with personalized coaching to help members ensure proper form, build a strong foundation, and enhance their skills, at YWCA Greenwich, our fitness classes help motivate our members to meet their personal goals, all while enjoying the company of other members in our community who share their interests.

Offering a diverse range of group exercise programs designed for a broad range of ages and skill levels, our health fitness club classes are perfect for those looking to experience something new and fun, while improving their overall health and wellness. With choices including 15 Minute Abs, Yoga, Zumba Fitness, Mat Pilates, Tai Chi, Power Spin, and Kickboxing, each of our group exercise and fitness classes are led by knowledgeable, friendly, and professionally trained staff to help you receive the most out of your workout.

All classes are included in our full membership program, while Affiliate members must purchase a day pass for $15. Non-members can also enjoy our fitness classes by purchasing a day pass for $25. To get started, call our facility located in Greenwich, CT today.

Browse our complete list of group fitness classes available below. For a full class description, please click on individual class titles to learn more.

Click here for the latest group exercise class schedule for Winter 2018.

For additional program information and questions, contact Kyle Wirtz at 203-869-6501, ext. 131 or email to k.wirtz@ywcagreenwich.org.

Group Exercise Classes:

 

15 Minute Abs

A great add-on to any group exercise class that focuses on abdominal strength using various exercises and modalities.

Adult Ballet

Based on classical ballet technique, these classes use the ballet barre and center floor work to emphasize balance, coordination, flexibility, and posture.

Aqua Core

High-intensity core training using floor and pool exercises. High-intensity intervals tone abs, while water exercises stretch and strengthen using the natural resistance of the water.

Ballates

Round out your workout with Ballates, which incorporates the core strength, flexibility and balance principles of Pilates, using the physio ball - and a touch of ballet technique.

Body Barre

A total body workout that lifts your seat, tones your thighs and burns fat in record time. The class uses the ballet barre to perform small isometric movements that tone your body quickly and effectively. Strengthing is then followed by stretching to create long lean muscles without bulk.  This intensive workout requires focus which enables you to forget about daily life for an hour.

Body Sculpt

A strength and cardio infused class combining dance, weights and resistance training elements designed to improve strength and cardiovascular fitness levels.

Boutelle Lifetime Fitness

Jane Boutelle's timeless series of simple, natural movements that improve your posture, muscle tone, joint flexibility, coordination, stamina and body alignment. Set to live piano music.

Core Strength & Balance

Designed with seniors in mind, this class focuses on strengthening core muscles and improving balance.

Group Power

This 60-minute barbell program for all ages and fitness levels combines simple athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses, and curls with a high energy group environment and great music.

Group Rip

A resistance band-based class focusing on rotational movements to develop core strength. The class also incorporates traditional strength movements for a total body workout.

Hatha Yoga

A gentle introduction to yoga that features basic physical postures (or asanas) done for fitness, strength, and flexibility. The postures are said to be preventive and curative as well.

 

 

Healthy Back

A strength class designed to alleviate back ailments and strengthen core muscle groups. Participants go through a series of body weight and light weight exercises to improve posture and flexibility while strengthening areas of the back that are generally weakest.

TRX/Kettle Bells

A class that includes a variety of strength movements. Kettlebells strengthen your body's core more than traditional dumbbells, due to their unique weight distribution. Try it!

Kickboxing

An intense cardiovascular workout that uses kickboxing movements and the body's weight to create a high energy, fat burning session.

Mat Pilates

Mat instruction is used to engage core "powerhouse" muscles to firm and sculpt the whole body and improve flexibility and posture. Exercises may be modified.

Seniorcize

Ideal for those over 60, this class features moderately paced aerobic exercise followed by muscle strengthening, balance and floor stretches. Lightweights and resistance bands are used.

TRX/Kettle Bells

A class that includes a variety of strength movements. Kettlebells strengthen your body's core more than traditional dumbbells, due to their unique weight distribution. Try it!

YW Power Spin

Gain strength and endurance by cycling through a series of non-impact movements set to upbeat music. All classes use Star Trac Blade Ion Spinner Bicycles with computer indicators.

YW Power Spin & Sculpt

A traditional spinning class followed by a half-hour of weight training that focuses on upper body sculpting and toning using hand weights and/or resistance bands.

Stretch & Restore

This beginner Hatha yoga practice for seniors balances body and mind by combining breath work, body alignment, and awareness while focusing on strength, flexibility, and relaxation.

Stretch Therapy

Our stretch therapy class uses PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) and static stretching positions to increase flexibility and range of motion.

Sunrise Yoga

Embrace the start of your day with a yoga practice and gain flexibility, strength, balance, and sensitivity in mind, body, and spirit. This mixed level class uses props to help correct alignment, adjust positioning and support for a variety of yoga postures.

Tai Chi

Often referred to as moving meditation, Tai Chi is a martial art form that uses slow flowing movements to increase energy, improve coordination and achieve inner peace.

Vinyasa Yoga

The term vinyasa, which refers to the alignment of movement and breath, uses a method that turns static "asanas" into dynamic flowing movement. Standard vinyasa consists of the flow from plank to low plank to an upward-facing dog and downward facing dog.

Zumba Fitness

Come join the party! Zumba is a lively fusion of Latin and international music and unique dance themes/movements that create a dynamic and effective fitness system. For everyone in every shape at any age.

Zumba Gold 

Zumba Gold takes the popular Latin-dance inspired workout of Zumba and makes it accessible for seniors, beginners or others needing modifications in their exercise routine. Zumba Gold builds cardiovascular health by challenging the heart and working the muscles of the hips, legs and arms with fun dance moves.

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