Fitness Classes

Welcome to Fitness Classes! We offer class passes for most of our lunch hour and evening classes. Look for the blue link for available classes. Each pass is good for one person to join a class. Classes are always included in active memberships.

BARRE FITNESS 

Barre Fitness uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.

TOTAL BODY FITNESS 

Intense strength workout for those who want a quick and effective routine over the lunch hour. Utilizes a variety of resistance tools/exercises to tone/shape the entire body.

BODY STRONG – CORE

Get a healthy back and core through strengthening your core muscles utilizing bands, balls, weights.

PILATES STRONG

Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Movements target the core muscles of the body and combined with breathing techniques, help you to maximize the muscular workout of these exercises. It is designed to improve, strength, flexibility core stability and posture. Class pass available for guests.

BODY STRONG 

Strength training workout using hand-held weights, bands, medicine balls with a focus on gaining and maintaining muscle and toning.

BOOT CAMP 

Boot camp mixes traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training techniques. Boot camp is designed to push you to your max to produce maximum results. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult or have a parent/guardian signed waiver. Class pass available for guests.

BOSU

The BOSU  (BOth Sides Up) workout utilizes an inflated rubber hemisphere attached to a rigid platform to provide an unstable platform used for balance while performing strength training exercises. The BOSU ball incorporates body weight and balance exercises to improve flexibility and core strength.

CHAIR YOGA
A gentle form of yoga practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  This will increase flexibility, strength, and balance.
 
CHAIR TAI CHI
This class will take Tai Chi and give modified versions so you can practice sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  This will increase flexibility and balance.
CORE, STRETCH & FLEX 

Group exercise promoting improvement of muscle strength, mobility, balance and endurance.

GROUP CYCLING

A non-impact stationary cycling program that welcomes all fitness levels. Work through a variety of high and low resistance, and standing and seated positions.

HATHA YOGA 

Hatha is a style of yoga which incorporates asansa (poses) and pranyama (breathing) together. Hatha yoga is designed to align and calm the mind and body. Every class will have a challenge pose that the class will work towards with modifications throughout.  For all levels (beginner to advanced). Class pass available for guests.

H.I.I.T 

High-intensity interval training (HIIT), also called high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) or sprint interval training (SIT), is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise and a typical session may vary from 4–30 minutes with intervals lasting 30-40 seconds followed by a shorter period of less intense activity. These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, improved glucose metabolism, and improved fat burning. Class pass available for guests.

KETTLEBELL 

Kettlebells are cast iron weights, ranging from 5 lbs to over 100 lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle for easy gripping. Kettlebell classes consist of whole-body movement exercises that deliver cardiovascular improvement, strength and flexibility. Kettlebell movements include deadlifts, hip thrusts, swings, clean and press and snatch. Each movement is a multi-joint and multi-muscle exercise that builds strength, improve flexibility and burn calories. Class pass available for guests.

KICKBOX CARDIO

Kickboxing will incorporate various boxing and kickboxing moves as well as many other body weight exercises to get your heart pumping and muscles working.  This class will increase your strength, muscular endurance, and your cardiovascular health.

                                                                                      

NEURO-FIT
A class for EVERYONE, including those using walkers, wheelchairs or accompanied by a caregiver, friend or relative.  This class focuses on issues faced by those with Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, other neurodegenerative diseases, older adults trying to age as best they can, people with balance issues and more.

PEDAL ‘n POWER

“High energy” cycling class incorporating: 1) strength training through the use of resistance bands, 2) core and stretching, all set to a musical theme.

SCULPT ‘N BURN

High intensity interval training exercises are combined with free weight low intensity moves to push your body into shape. Sculpt, tone, tighten and burn! Great mix of old and new exercises to keep the fat burning and muscles responding. Use balls, tubing, and weights for a total body workout, with emphasis on core and lower body. The last 15 minutes are designed for core training.

SENIOR FITNESS

Arthritis Exercise Program Group exercise promoting improvement of muscle strength, mobility, balance and endurance. Designed for those with arthritis and related conditions as well as those beginning an exercise program.

POWER TONE

High energy strength, core, and cardio intervals that will tone and define your entire body.  A mix of cardio, resistance, and core.

SILVERSNEAKERS®

Combine fun & fitness to increase your cardiovascular/muscle endurance power with a standing circuit workout by SilverSneakers®. Upper body strength work using hand held weights, elastic tubing and a ball alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography.

Move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

SPIN & SCULPT – GROUP CYCLING

A non-impact stationary cycling program that welcomes all fitness levels. Work through a variety of high and low resistance, and standing and seated positions with the addition of weights and resistance bands.

STEP TONIC 

Anaerobic power moves are combined with aerobic step choreography to increase your heart rate in a new way.

STRETCH ‘n FLEX

Group exercise promoting improvement of muscle strength, mobility, balance and endurance.

SUSPENSION
Suspension uses a series of straps suspended from the ceiling to create a workout system that leverages gravity and your own body weight to perform hundreds of exercises.  You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise - because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Class pass available for guests.

VA CHAIR YOGA

A gentle form of yoga practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  This will increase flexibility and balance.  6 week sessions, registration required.  Stop by or call for more information.
WALKAEROBICS

Walk your way to healthy with our walking class.  You will walk 1 mile every 15 minutes to groovy music with fun people.  Each class will build agility, balance, gait, and endurance with walking in every direction and intense intervals with weights in the 3 mile class.

YOGA 

Group exercise promoting improvement of muscle strength, mobility, balance and endurance. Designed for those with arthritis or related conditions and those just beginning an exercise program.  For all levels (beginner to advanced).

STRENGTH THROUGH YOGA 

Use yoga moves with the addition of weights and reps for a total body workout.

ZUMBA®

Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. All age and fitness levels welcome! Class pass available for guests.

VINYASA YOGA 

Students will focus on linking conscious breath with movement meant to strengthen, calm, and balance.

QUICK PUMP
Work your muscles to fatigue to promote full body toning in a short time frame built for busy schedules. Class pass available for guests. 
SENIOR SUSPENSION
Utilize a workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises.  This suspension class is designed at a lower intensity, specifically with seniors in mind.
MEDITATION

Help reduce stress and improve biological and physiological functions by learning how to master your mind body connection.  Perfect to center yourself on your lunch break.

MIXED STRENGTH

Challenge your strength and mix up the workout by using a combination of weights, barbells, BOSU, kettlebells suspension straps and body weight exercises to define, develop and tone your muscles. This class is only 30 minutes, so an easy way to fit a workout into your day. Class pass available for guests.

BOOM CARDIO 

Boom Cardio is a dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. The class focuses on cardio endurance by starting with simple dance moves then builds into more complex sequences building into a great cardio workout.

PUMP IT UP

Build strength and cardio endurance with hand weights, resistance bands, and medicine balls.

TAI CHI CHUAN

Tai Chi Chuan is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion.  Great for developing and strengthening your balance.

 WEIGHTS

Trying to do other things in the gym, but don’t know where to start? 

This class will show you the proper form and technique of weight training exercises. Show you that you can get stronger, healthier, lower body fat, and tone up with weight training. Pairs moderate weights and high reps in a circuit setting. 

Class pass available for guests.
 
STRENGTH TRAINING

Increase stamina, strength, build muscle, Reduce the speed of muscle loss, help yourself protect your joints from injury. Focuses on intense isolation exercises with free weights and resistance. Pairs heavy weights with low reps.

In a group training setting. 

TABATA

Tabata interval training is one of the most effective types of high intensity interval training. Through a variety of simple, yet intense exercises, each class will blast the calories and provide noticeable results in a short amount of time. Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class will provide what you are looking for. Class pass available for guests.

 

Fitness requires a well rounded approach; you need to develop cardio, strength and flexibility. Often people tend to focus either too much on cardio or strength, which may limit the long term success of your fitness. We have fitness staff available at our membership centers that are experts and are continuously trained on the latest trends. These staff can help you select the right fitness workouts, classes and training that is right for you and your family.

The Cheyenne Family YMCA

1426 E Lincolnway

Cheyenne, WY 82001

307-634-9622

Hours

Monday - Friday 5 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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