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RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for the following classes: Body Pump, Contact Kickboxing, Essentrics, Group Cycling, Senior Cycling, TRX, and Senior TRX. 
 

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Oshkosh Y members enjoy the benefit of over 100 free classes every week. These classes are run on a drop-in, continuous basis. Group Exercise is generally appropriate for members ages high school age and older.

Children 10 and older may attend specific fitness classes under the direct supervision of their parent or legal guardian. You must be 16 years of age or older for Body Pump and Active Together classes. Please see the FULL list of youth guidelines for participating in group exercise classes below. 

 

YOUTH GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPATING IN GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES

 


 


ZUMBA: Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves that allow participants to dance away their worries. Great for the body and mind! It's a feel-happy fusion of Latin and International music-dance that creates a dynamic fitness system. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
 
YOGA: For all fitness levels. Yoga is a system of stretching and positional exercises derived from this discipline to promote good health, fitness and control of the mind.
 
TRX: Use suspension straps to push, pull and lift your bodyweight to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. TRX will be FREE for Members beginning January 3, 2022.
 
TAI CHI: Tai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paces system of gentle physical exercises an stretching. In Tai Chi, you perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner, each posture flowing into the next without pause. Anyone, regardless of age or physical ability can practice Tai Chi. This class teaches breathing coordinated with movement to enhance the development of inner energy and peace of mind. Participants will learn taiji basic exercises and a few taiji postures.
 
TABATA: Tabata is an interval training cycle of 20 seconds of maximum intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated without a pause eight times, for a total of four minutes. It is an  intense and challenging form of interval training that will get your heart rate up while having fun.

PILATES: Pilates is a series of exercises that are performed on a floor mat, using few or no props. Exercises will develop muscular strength and fitness.
 
PILATES FOAM ROLLER: A mindful approach to strengthening the core through a series of movements done on the mat and floor. By using awareness of muscle activation and body control, Pilates can improve posture, flexibility, mobility, balance, and core strength. Foam Rollers and tennis balls are great tools to help you relax and maintain flexible, active, and pain-free muscles. Participants will learn how to safely and effectively target all the major muscle groups and discover techniques for targeting trouble areas. Youth 10-13 years old are welcome to participate with a parent/guardian.


P90X: Experience the at-home program as an hour-long class. We will start these classes with a few of the basic workouts used in the 90-day program including Core Synergistics, Plyometrics and Cardio X....along with other workouts as the class progresses.
 
MUSCLE CONDITIONING: This strength conditioning and toning class is a great compliment to anyone's cardiovascular routine. Increase muscular strength using resistance tubing, bands, weights and body bars. A class suited to both the beginner and the advanced. ​


MEDITATION: Train your mind like you train your body! Learn how to develop an attitude of curiosity and kindness toward your feelings, thoughts, and emotions, while boosting your wellbeing! Youth 10-13 years old are welcome to participate with a parent/guardian.

KUNDALINI EXPLORATION: Kundalini is best described as the science of the chakras that combines spinal strengthening, eye-focus, sound, and hand gestures with precise, sometimes vigorous, breathing. Designed for the modern age to unhook from all the areas you are obsessed, caught up, or overworked. A powerful practice to cut through stress and arrive in a more stable place, quickly. An open mind and a spirit of curiosity is essential.


AEROBIC DANCE: Aerobic Dance is a fun, energy filled class that gets your heart pumping! Follow along to routines choreographed to energizing hip hop and pop songs. No dance experience required.
 

CYCLING STRONGER: This class is this is an interval class that alternates between aerobic exercise on a stationary bike and strength exercises off the bike. Be prepared to spin, lift, and get a well-rounded workout! 


H.I.I.T.: Challenge both your cardiovascular and muscular systems with this High Intensity Interval Training class. H.I.I.T. incorporates strength and endurance exercises with short bursts of cardio for a complete workout that will leave you drenched.

GROUP CYCLING: Take this non-impact journey conducted on specially designed stationary bikes. Our bikes are equipped with the Coach by Color system to keep you working hard and burning calories throughout the whole class. Individuals new to cycling are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to class starting. Due to the equipment in these spaces, they are unavailable outside of class time. Youth 10-13 years old are welcome to participate with a parent/guardian, if the bike is fit by the instructor and is safe for them to use.

FIT CAMP: This class incorporates everything from step aerobics to kickboxing to muscle conditioning. You will utilize different types of equipment along with bodyweight and cardiovascular exercises.
 

FAMILY FITNESS: This class is open to families with children 4 years old and up. It will incorporate a variety of moves inspired by Pilates, Yoga, H.I.I.T., and Contact Kickboxing.

 
ESSENTRICS: Perfect for men and women of all fitness levels, Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body.
 
DEFEND TOGETHER: If you loved Cardio Kickboxing, this new format offers that and much more.  MMA moves drive a great cardio experience that also strengthens the entire body.  It's a great way to add variety to your training and improve timing, precision, and focus.  Plus, it's a great way to kick stress out of your life!
 
CORE FOCUS TOGETHER: This 30-minute class that strengthens everything from your shoulders to your hips to make you stronger, quicker, and faster in all you do. In addition, strengthening your core can reduce back pain and give you great looking abs! It’s quick, challenging and like nothing else!
 
CONTACT KICKBOXING:
 Cardio Kickboxing that incorporates equipment for a workout that packs some major punch! We encourage you to bring your own gloves.

 
LES MILL'S BODY PUMP: 
This barbell workout is for anyone looking to get lean, toned, and fit- fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetitions set to motivating music. Must be at least 16 years old to participate.


ACTIVE TOGETHER: 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.


 

MEET THE TEAM (Group Exercise Instructors) 

Annie Stephanie Melody
Annie
Group Exercise Instructor
Stephanie
Group Exercise Instructor
Melody
Group Exercise Instructor
RachelJaneKat
Rachel
Group Exercise Instructor
Jane
Group Exercise Instructor
Kat
Yoga Instructor | Meditation
CathyDan  
Cathy
Pilates Instructor
Dan
Group Exercise Instructor
  
Brandy Hankey, Director of Wellbeing and Group Exercise
Email:brandyhankey@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:(920) 230-8439 ext. 108