Group cardio classes are among the most popular exercise programs offered by the YMCA. Whether you're a beginner or a disciplined athlete, we have a wide variety of classes for all levels. Burn calories, sculpt, shape, and increase muscle tone, all in a friendly, social environment. Group exercise classes are FREE to YMCA members. Classes vary by location.
A creative, high intensity body conditioning program, combining traditional and low impact steps for a challenging cardiovascular conditioning workout
An awesome calorie burning class that is a unique blend of simplified movements on a height adjustable STEP, along with high/low cardio movements on the floor. This 45 minute class provides the variety your body needs to see results by infusing fun cardio routines with specific muscle conditioning. ATRIUM W 1
Cardio Row is a 60-minute full body workout on the indoor rowing machine. It is a fun, safe workout for all ages set to music on the rowing machine. Learning the correct rowing technique a lifetime skill! The class is located at the RowAmerica Hamilton boathouse on North B Street. It was the Co-generation building for Smart paper and is the very large blue building by the river.
An exhilarating, body-changing class that integrates music, motivation, and inspiration for a terrific cardiovascular workout. Classes range from 45 minutes to 1 hour. These workouts welcome newcomers and challenge the most seasoned athletes.
A fun dance party atmosphere with a fusion of dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. The routines utilize the principles of fitness interval and body weight training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps, so no prior dance experience is needed.
Defend Together (formerly Group Fight) 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.
Interval Boot Camp
A low impact, choreographed dance class that is performed for a duration of music by working through a sequence of steps, then repeating.
Combines step aerobics with strength training for a total body workout.
Total Body Conditioning
Combination aerobics, extra muscle toning and flexibility. This class includes step, low impact, interval and other fun variations.
This new energetic and fun class uses all muscle groups for a high calorie burn while being easy on the joints. With simple moves set to music at a brisk pace, participants will burn calories while toning muscles. Move, kick, side-step, lift your knees and walk your way to better health in this calorie blasting workout. All fitness levels welcome. If you can walk, you can do this program
Women's Express Circuit
A fun and creative way to enjoy aerobics! You will dance to Latin/Salsa/Hip Hop! Our instructors teach you all the latest moves with a creative twist here and there. See your physical fitness level increase after each class. All fitness levels welcome!
An enthusiastic rhythmic cardio and strength fitness class. Dance moves are choreographed to international Latin and American Hip Hop music. This class is geared towards all fitness levels. Two pound weights are used throughout the class. Come and join the fun!!