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Class Offerings

The YMCA has more group exercise classes than anyone else in the Richmond area. See what we offer.

Class Offerings

At the YMCA, all of our group exercise classes are included with your YMCA membership.  Take a class at any of our 16 locations no matter where you find yourself in the Richmond area.

Click the “Schedules” link (at the top of every page on our website) for specific class offerings at each location and to find out which classes require reservation. All classes are 1 hour or are labeled Express for a quick 30-minute workout for those tight on time.

CYCLE

Cycle offers a non-impact cardiovascular workout on a stationary bike.  The YMCA of Great Richmond offers a GEAR Cycle training system which delivers real-time color coded biofeedback to the user with five color training zones: white, blue, green, yellow and red to maximize training results.

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PiYo

This class combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movement.  Uses body weight to perform continuous targeted moves. Class offered with a YMCA instructor.

Cize

It’s time to CIZE IT UP! Get ready to step up your dance game, trade in your workout to WORK IT, and shape your body.  Class offered with a YMCA instructor.

Insanity

High intensity cardio workout that involves plyometrics and other body weight exercises.  Class offered with a YMCA instructor.

DANCE

Zumba

High intensity workout is geared for the individual who wants to burn calories and move to the sound of latin music, 1 hour.

Line Dance

Low impact floor aerobics class involving all traditional types of line dance with the specific matched music, 45 minutes.

Cardio Dance

Learn exciting new dance routines involving choreographed material.

Burn & Tone

Hi/Low, cardio or step, and stength workout. 1 hour

STRENGTH TRAINING

Body Pump

Les Mills strength training that will strengthen, tone, increase endurance, shape lean muscle, and maintain bone health.  Equipment used include barbells, plates, and a height-adjustable step.  (XP=45min)

Body Sculpt

Strength training class using varied equipment such as body bars, dumbbells, stability balls, kettlebells, & tubes.

TRX

A Workout for all levels using your own body weight to build strength, balance, and flexibility while working multiple muscles at the same time. The class will provide a total body working while activating the core muscles in every exercise.

AGING WELL

Gentle Cardio

Get Up & Go with an aerobics class for you – safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.

Gentle Strength

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Chair Yoga

Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.

Zumba Gold

Targets the largest growing segment of the population baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active adult participant as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.

MIND/BODY

Pilates

Class focuses on core strengthening, stretching, correct posture, and breathing.

Body Flow

Embrace parts of yoga, tai-chi and pilates with BODYFLOW, a relaxing class that builds strength and improves flexibility

Tai Chi

Great for improving balance, increasing flexibility and reducing stress.

YOGA

Power

This challenging class will allow you to move through an advanced sequence of yoga postures.

Yin

Yin focuses on passive poses holding for longer periods of time.

Hatha

This form of yoga focuses on breathing while learning basic yoga postures.

Vinyasa

This yoga class is for intermediate to advanced participants moving into specific core strengthening poses throughout the class.

BARRIE

Using the ballet barre the core and legs are strengthened and your balance and coordination are challenged.

MARTIAL ARTS

Body Combat

High-energy martial-arts inspired non-contact workout with no complex moves to master.

Cardio Box

Choreographed high energy cardio class that incorporates boxing techniques. May include jump rope, pads, & gloves. 1 hour

CORE/FLEXIBILITY

CXWORX

Build your core strength and tone your abs, butt and legs with CXWORX, a 30-minute workout focused on your core.

Balance & Core

45 minute class utilizing exercises that focus on strengthening the muscles that help us with balance & posture.

Total Core

class dedicated to strengthening the abdominals plus the lower back.  Decrease your chance of lower back injury as you improve your trunk stability.

CARDIO

Boot Camp

Intense workout involves militaristic, calisthetic and anaerobic exercises with use of your own body weight, equipment and partnered exercises, quite different than your fitness conditioning style classes.

RIPPED

A total body workout utilizing combing Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, and Endurance components.

Insanity

High intensity cardio workout that involves plyometrics and other body weight exercises

PiYo

This class combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movement.  Uses body weight to perform continuous targeted moves. Class offered with a YMCA instructor.

YOUTH/FAMILY

Kid Fit

Ages 6- 12. Fun filled class designed with cardio games and intervals just for this age group, 45 minutes.

Family Classes

For Families with youth starting at age 6. We offer a variety of class offerings for the family to enjoy together including Zumba, bootcamp and more.

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