Fitness Classes: Bath Y

 

At the Bath YMCA, we offer a variety of fitness classes every day. Even though classes for members are FREE, we still encourage everyone to sign up for classes so that we have accurate rosters.

Unless otherwise specified, fitness classes are offered continuously throughout the year.

Aikido

Aikido is a Japanese martial art based in self defense with no emphasis on striking or kicking. A distinctive feature of Aikido is that it does not rely on strength or size, but rather on movement and redirection of force. Aikido place no emphasis on competition, but on centering of energy, body mechanics and development of muscle memory.

Session: Ongoing
Class 1: Tuesday @ 6-8 p.m.
Class 2: Sunday @ 9-11 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15
Venue: Class 1: Aerobics Room; Class 2: Gym
Instructor: Wesley

Body Sculpting

Learn different ways to work your muscles with bands, free weights, body resistance exercises and stability balls. The class may include super sets, dynamic sets and more, and also includes a warm-up, pre and post stretch, and cool-down.

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 9-10:30 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Robin

Cardiovascular Boxing (Starts 10/28) 

Led by local boxing guru Jack Albis, this class will cover the fundamentals of boxing; i.e. wrapping hands, stance, footwork, heavy bag work, speed bag, and more. Each week's workout is a cardiovascular challenge and a learning experience

Session: October 28-April/May
Class Time: Saturdays @ 8:30-10:30 a.m. 
Cost: TBA
Venue: TBA
Instructor: Leon 

Cross Training

Geared toward well balanced fitness, this class will focus on each of the physical components in the Y's model of fitness: muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. This class will improve your overall fitness by targeting your weakest areas. You'll get plenty of variety and plenty of fun! 

Session: Ongoing 
Class 1: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays @ 5:30-6:30 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room
Instructor: Mike 

Group Cycling

Group cycling is a great form of exercise that is low impact on the joints, but can be as challenging as you make it. Since you are the one controlling the resistance of the bike, this class is suited for all fitness levels. Each of our trainers will bring a different style and flavor of training to class. 

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Various 

Muscle Time & Early Muscle Time 

This class focuses on joint flexibility, muscle strengthening, endurance and coordination, and includes a warm-up, stretch and cool down. This fun class encourages peer interaction and socialization.

Session: Ongoing 
Early Muscle Time: Monday-Friday @ 8-9 a.m.
Muscle Time: Monday-Friday @ 10-11 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Early Muscle Time: Aerobics Room; Muscle Time: Gym 
Instructor: Joe & Erica

Pilates (IT'S BACK! 10/16/17)

Pilates is a system of controlled exercises done on a mat, that blend strength and flexibility training. While many of the exercises emphasize core strengthening, the goal of Pilates is overall fitness.

Session: Ongoing
Class Time: Mondays @ 9-10 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15
Venue: Gymnasium 
Instructor: Dennis

Power Step/Power Sculpt

Features choreography and step aerobics set to a heart pounding tempo that will keep you engaged the whole time. Power Sculpt focuses more on free weights, med balls, abs, and total body strengthening. A great way to finish up a workout.

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays @ 9:30-11 a.m. 
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Robin

Step Aerobics & Weight/Strength Workout

This class combines cardiovascular movements and choreography using both floor and step. The step portion of the class will run from 8:30-9:15 a.m., followed by a cool down and a 10 minute weight workout with a stretch.

Session: Ongoing
Class Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays @ 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15
Venue: Aerobics Room
Instructor: Cindy & Robin

Step Ahead

An energetic, motivating class to rev you up after a long day. This workout has simple step patterns that progress to more complicated patterns. Repetition is the key to these easy-learn-movements. 

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Tuesdays @ 5-6 p.m. 
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Robin

Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi is an intricate set of linked poses developed in China to enhance balance, fitness, and longevity. It's highly dynamic, yet relaxed movements appear simple fluid, and soft. In reality, it's quite challenging and when executed in the proper manner, constitutes a demanding workout involving the mind as much as the body. Come learn to breathe and move in an entirely new way!

Session: Ongoing
Beginner: Monday @ 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Intermediate: Monday @ 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Advanced: Monday @ 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15
Venue: Aerobics Room
Instructor: Bill 

Vinyasa Yoga 

A flow yoga that focuses primarily on breathing and sun salutation variations. It is on the more vigorous end of the yoga spectrum and is a great practice for anyone looking for a physical or mental challenge. 

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Melinda

Yoga 

Yoga is a wonderful method of exercise that teaches how to recognize when your body is under stress, as well as methods to help counteract stress. With regular practice, yoga improves strength and flexibility, quiets the mind

Session: Ongoing 
Class 1: Mondays @ 6-7:15 p.m.
Hatha Yoga (Beginner): Wednesdays @ 6-7:15 p.m. 
Class 2
: Thursdays @ 5-6:15 p.m. 

Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Class 1: Aerobics Room; Hatha Yoga: Aerobics Room; Class 2: Teen Center; 
Instructor: Sue

Yogalates

Yoga and Pilates work together to stretch, strengthen and reduce stress. Nothing maintains and improves flexibility like Yoga and nothing strengthens core muscles better than Pilates. Together they provide a full workout that leaves you relaxed, renewed, and ready to enjoy life. 

Session: Ongoing 
Class Time: Wednesdays (NEW!) & Fridays @ 9-10 a.m.
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15 
Venue: Gym
Instructor: Ann

Zumba (IT'S BACK!)

Zumba is the perfect combo of fun and fitness! Zumba is the class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a "workout" forever. Feel the music, have fun, and learn hip dance moves

Session: Ongoing
Class Time: Fridays @ 11 a.m.-Noon
Cost: Y Members, FREE; Community, $15
Venue: Aerobics Room 
Instructor: Bea

Bath Y Facility

Classes begin week of Monday, September 11. 

Wellness Director: Mike Proulx
michael@bathymca.org
443-4112, extenstion 27

Wellness Coordinator: Erica Lozier
erica@bathymca.org
443-4112, extension 41

Fitness Classes are in Orange.
Yoga Classes are in Teal.

Landing Y Facility