Pilates Classes

Pilates WEBE

Pilates classes at the Green Bay Y will lead you through a unique method of breath awareness, body control and conditioning. Pilates focuses primarily on strengthening the central core and using the abdominal muscles to control the movements. 

Schedules Yoga ButtonPilates is an exercise discipline that was developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s. It is a systematic approach to physical conditioning, focusing on the breath and core strength. A strong core allows the body to move without undue stress on the spine along with improved balance and coordination.



Enjoy the benefits of better posture, a strong center, and an overall feeling of well-being with our Pilates program offered at the Green Bay Y. All levels are encouraged to participate. 

Join us for the following Pilates offerings in our Mind & Body Studios at the Green Bay Y by purchasing a $ Punch Card/Drop in Pass. Open to both Y Members & General Public.


$ Mat Pilates  ages 14+

Mat Pilates is a 40 minute class designed to strengthen & tone all the body's core muscles with targeted exercises. These exercises are performed in a slow, precise manner with controlled breathing that build core strength. The goals of Mat Pilates are creating strong core muscles to support the spine, reduce back pain, and focus the mind as you exercise the body.  Pilates is valuable alone or in addition to your current fitness program. Begin practicing at any age. Appropriate for all levels.


For more information regarding our Mind & Body programs, please contact Carrie McKeefry at 436 1254, Ferguson Family YMCA or Jessica Hyrkas at 436 1250 at East Side YMCA. You can also check out our Mind & Body Studios.

Looking for more Mind & Body options? Check out our Yoga Classes and get our Mind & Body Workshops & Special Events on your calendar!

My Y Story...

Jabahri

I’m a single mother of three. My youngest son, Jabahri, is 7 yrs old and has Nonverbal Autism. Five years ago, I began bringing him to Kids Korner so I could workout and have some “me” time. The staff in Kids Korner made me feel very comfortable leaving Jabahri with them. I am truly grateful for the amazing staff, their patience and understanding in working with my son; I couldn’t imagine leaving him in the hands of anyone else. I was very excited that the Y realized there was a need to provide programming for children with autism and developed “Full Circle”; a year-long program where Jabahri participates in 5 different classes, specially designed for him. I always wanted him to be able to take classes, especially swim lessons because he loves water, but knew he wouldn’t do well in a regular class setting. Jabahri loved learning to swim in Sensory Splash, and it meant a lot to me watching him learn this life skill. He then took gymnastics and the improvements I saw from his first to last class were amazing. After only a few weeks, his confidence and self-esteem grew as he walked across the high balance beam, with the help of his teacher. My sincere thanks to the Y for creating Full Circle. With financial support from the Y and our community, Jabahri was able to participate in this program. He can now take classes like any other child, and it makes me so happy to see him doing things other children do. - Jinny