Group Exercise Class Descriptions
Each week, the Y offers 100s of group exercise classes at our four locations including cycling, kickboxing, step, Zumba® and more! As a benefit to our members, the below classes are included FREE with your Y membership.
Active Together ages 14+
Activate Your Life in only one hour! Active Together gives you all the training you need - cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility - in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight, and simple athletic movements. Express class offered (30 minutes).
Aqua Dance Blast ages 14+
Dance to the beat of the music in the water! Enjoy the fun of dancing with little or no impact on the joints in this exciting and invigorating choreographed dance fitness class. This is a great cardiovascular workout that is done in shallow water. Aqua Dance Blast uses the water's natural resistance to get your heart rate up. Swimming skills not required.
Aqua Fitness ages 14+
A great 60-minute cardiovascular workout that's easy on the joints. This shallow water class uses the water's natural resistance to get your heart rate up and strengthen your muscles. Swimming skills are not required.
This class is a 45-minute cardio workout known as the Zumba “pool party”. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.
Balance & Flex Together ages 14+
Grow longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout. Incorporating yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility, and core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Express class offered (30 minutes).
Cardio Kickboxing ages 14+
An exciting 45 - 60-minute, high-energy workout using the fundamentals of boxing. Includes shadowboxing, kicks and blocks, jumping rope, coordination skills and upper body muscle toning - all to "hard-hitting" music!
Cardio Strength Interval ages 14+
This 45 - 60-minute class will give you a total body workout combining a variety of training techniques including Tabata Training (30 second bursts), HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), and Circuit Training (using stations). Each class follows an interval format incorporating both cardio and strength exercises designed for any level. Using a variety of equipment you can expect a different workout each time. Low-impact and higher intensity options will be provided throughout class to ensure each participant achieves their ideal workout goals.
Core Focus Together ages 14+
Train like an athlete in 30-action packed minutes. A strong core, from your shoulders to your hips, will improve your athletic performance, help prevent back pain, and help strengthen your abs. Expert coaching and motivating music will guide you through functional and integrated exercises using your body weight, weight plates, a towel, and a platform - all to challenge you like never before.
Cycle 30 Together ages 14+
Gets you moving and feel better in only 30 minutes with a cardio workout that's as easy as riding a bike. Inspiring music and motivating coaching will get you to burn calories, improve muscular endurance, and building cardio fitness. Minimum height requirement of 4’ 10”.
Cycle Together ages 14+
Cycle Together is a huge calorie burner. It's a 60-minute cycling experience brought indoors. Chase the pack, spin the flats, climb mountains, and sprint to the finish. Feel the thrill of energetic benefits of interval training. Minimum height requirement of 4’ 10”.
Cycling & Core ages 14+
Work. Sweat. Burn. This 60-minute class offers 30 minutes of Indoor Cycling combined with 30 minutes of mat core work; providing participants with a unique workout that maximizes overall cardio and core endurance.
Deep Water Conditioning ages 14+
This challenging 45-minute class uses interval training techniques and the water's natural resistance to increase cardiovascular endurance while wearing a floatation belt.
Defend Together ages 14+
Defend Together is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness. This workout combines cutting edge moves with thrilling music. Express class offered (30 minutes).
Family Circuit ages 6+
Fitness is a family affair at the Y! This 30-minute class follows an interval format incorporating both cardio and strength exercises using stations. Designed for any level you and your child can get the ultimate experience; using a variety of equipment you can expect a different workout each time. Low impact and higher intensity options will be provided throughout class to ensure each participant achieves their ideal workout goals. Ages 6-13 must be accompanied by Parent/Adult.
ForeverWell Cardio Strength ages 14+
The perfect mix of standing strength and cardio exercises to give a well-rounded, full body, workout with no impact on joints.
ForeverWell Chair Strength ages 14+
A class focused on strength training designed to increase muscular strength/endurance, range of movement and activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Safely perform a variety of yoga poses designed to increase flexibility, balance & range of movement with chair support. Restorative breathing & relaxation.
ForeverWell Line Dancing ages 14+
Dance to choreographed routines in a fun social setting without a dance partner.
ForeverWell Intro to Line Dancing also offered. This class is for the beginner; those who have taken little or no previous line dancing classes. An introduction to the various steps will be taught and you will learn simple line dances to grow your ability.
ForeverWell Joint Movement ages 14+
A warm water class that focuses on relieving joint pain through range of motion, gentle stretching, balance and postural awareness.
ForeverWell Waterworks ages 14+
Fun, shallow-water exercise to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. A variety of equipment is used to improve strength, balance and coordination with little to no impact on joints.
Group Blast ages 14+
An athletic training class that works both cardio and muscular endurance using drills like running, sports training (Basketball, Volleyball), squats, lunges, and more! You’ll work up sweat all while improving performance on daily activities, it’s a win/win for all fitness levels. Express class offered (30 minutes).
Get your heart pumping with an interval style workout on our stationary bikes. This class will focus on both cardio and strength with sprints, speed drills, endurance rides, and hills using a variety of gears. Class is lead through motivating music and set towards any level of exerciser; from beginner to advanced cyclist. Minimum height requirement of 4’ 10”.
R.I.P.P.E.D. ages 14+
The One Stop Body Shock is a fitness program that encompasses all aspects of physical fitness: Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometric, Endurance and Diet. R.I.P.P.E.D. is designed for all fitness levels, allowing a gym novice and trained athlete to both feel an intense full body workout.
Stability & Mobility Training ages 14+
This 45-minute class that focuses on stability and mobility exercises as a part of a functional fitness training regimen. Incorporates joint movements including shoulders, hips, as well as knees and ankles with a strong focus on improving balance and stretching major muscle groups. This class includes three sections of exercises: Functional warm-up to increase the blood flow, warm up and engage muscles. The majority of class is spent on a series of stability and mobility moves. Final section will be about flexibility.
Strength Interval ages 14+
This 30-minute total body strength workout will enhance the shape and definition of your muscles. Each class follows an interval format designed for any level to increase metabolism and caloric burn. Using a variety of equipment, you can expect a different workout each time. Low-impact and higher intensity options will be provided throughout class to ensure each participant achieves their ideal workout goals.
Strength Train Together ages 14+
Blast all your muscles in 60 minutes with a high-rep weight training workout. Using as adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best. Express class offered (30 minutes).
Youth Fitness ages 8-14
Improve children’s health and fitness through activity structured to help develop cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and fundamental movement.
Zumba® ages 14+
This 45 - 60-minute class that combines high-energy and motivating Latin and international music with unique moves that are fun and easy to do. Ditch the workout, join the party!
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Here's a quick reference to all the Value Added group exercise classes we offer at the Greater Green Bay YMCA. Classes listed here are included FREE with your Y Membership. For additional information, see the class description.
An overview of classes that require a fee, such as Mind & Body and Session Program classes, are listed separately below.
Aqua Dance Blast
Balance & Flex Together
Cardio Strength Interval
Core Focus Together
Cycle 30 Together
Cycling & Core
Deep Water Conditioning
ForeverWell Cardio Strength
ForeverWell Chair Strength
ForeverWell Chair Yoga
ForeverWell Line Dancing
ForeverWell Intro to Line Dancing
ForeverWell Joint Movement
Stability & Mobility Training
Strength Train Together
Youth Fitness (ages 8-14)
The following classes are Mind & Body classes that require a fee $. View our Mind & Body Pricing page for details on Drop-in/Punch Card options. Learn more about our Mind & Body classes by clicking on a class below or visiting our Mind & Body page.
Hot Class Offered (with room temperature between 80-85 degrees)
Power Flow Yoga
Slow Flow Yoga
Vinyasa Flow Yoga