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Important: Classes for beginners are listed as Health Seeker Classes (1), classes listed with Fitness Classes (2-3) (currently exercising at least 3 days per week with no physical limitations) are for moderate to advanced exercisers. Read the description to find the class(es) that best suits your ability. Classes listed as Mind & Body Classes are good for anyone who is stressed and wants to learn to R-E-L-A-X! All Healthy Living programs are taught by certified, experienced instructors. Our goal is to help you reach your goal! Select from the Filter Section on the left under Healthy Living, either Health Seeker Classes (1) or Fitness Classes (2-3).
Yoga reduces stress, enhances breathing, relaxes and tones muscles through a mindful method of mental and physical well-being training.
This 60-minute class focuses on core stability and progression in strength training. All muscle groups are worked in each class. A variety of equipment is used and varies each week to continually challenge your body. Format is based on the latest science to effectively build strength and conditioning. Instructor is a certified Personal Trainer.
Advanced class in Pool 1. If you love boot camp on land, try it in the WATER! This class uses various water resistance tools to shape & tone muscles while giving you a great cardio workout! Get stronger without impacting your joints.
This class is designed to help improve your overall fitness and get your heart rate pumping while reducing stress on your joints!
A fun class in the warm water pool where we will be movin’ & groovin’ to a variety of music. No swimming required. This is a fun way to exercise, burn calories and get or stay fit.
Physical Education class in the pool! Using all components of the water to strengthen muscular development and cardiovascular system. Pool equipment will be used and water belts will be available for everyone. No class will be the same!
Aqua Zumba blends the Zumba philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba class, so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.
Blood pressure screenings will be available at various times in the main lobby. Thank you to Hefren-Tillotson for their donation of a blood pressure machine located in the YMCA lobby.
|Time:||Lobby Hours Effective beginning September 3:
Take your fitness to the MaXX with this high intensity workout! Body weight exercises, plyometrics and high intensity intervals to build power, speed, agility, endurance & core strength. Free to members - no registration.
|Time:||Tuesday: 10:00am-11:00am (H.I.I.T.)
Thursday: 10:00am-11:00am (Cardio)
Experience the cardio workout of step and the intensity of kickboxing put together for one great high intensity calorie burner!
A mix of low impact cardio mixed with short bursts of strength. Fast and effective. Great for beginners and active older adults.
This is a FUN, high energy class that will mix cardio with balance, agility, coordination and body weight strength. Class format is Instructor choice.
Awesome music, abs, cardio and weights! Using max interval training, we will complete a high intensity workout, incorporating plyometric, weights and a variety of equipment!
This is an introductory class focusing on the fundamentals of yoga. If you are a beginner or just interested in a slower-paced class, this is for you. There are no pre-requisites, you don’t need to touch your toes! Classes will contain yoga poses both seated and standing (using the chair if needed as support), along with modifications of the poses to suit participants’ individual needs.
This class is designed for people who have a duty to respond in an emergency. The class includes lecture, interactive video demonstration with emergency scenarios and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills.
|Time:||Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9:00am-1:30pm
Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00am-1:30pm
If you are NEW to cycling, this class is for YOU! Featuring 30 minutes of high intensity cycling and 30 minute of strength training in a fat-burning, circuit format. A hard-hitting effective combination. Taught by a Personal Trainer. You can reserve a cycle bike up to 7 days in advance at the Welcome Desk.
Come experience water fitness in the deep end of the pool. Water belts are available. A great full body workout including cardio and toning segments done in the deep end of Pool 1.
This program is a new, life-changing exercise and mobility program expressly designed for people with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. Led by a certified Delay the Disease instructor, the program improves the physical, mental and emotional realities of PD patients.
|Age:||For those with a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease|
*two times per week is suggested and will give better results
Are you borderline diabetic or have “just a touch of sugar”? YOU can prevent Type 2 Diabetes! The Butler YMCA is proud to partner with Adagio Health to offer this new preventative program. You will learn how to make better food choices, begin to lose weight, become more active, discuss changing behaviors to improve your habits and use food records to track your improved food choices.
|Age:||45 years of age or older|
Tuesday afternoons 12pm-1pm beginning October 1, 2019
Monday evenings 6pm-7pm beginning October 7, 2019
This is a one-year program. See information sheet for details.
A combination of all step modalities…intervals/ combinations/ H.I.I.T. / whatever is fun!
Join this cardiovascular class which will set distance & time goals for variable-paced walking.
A light cardio workout, non-impact. Increase strength & flexibility using a variety of water exercise equipment. Gentle on the joints. Come join us in the warm water McLaughlin Pool for non-impact exercise!
This class is a blend of Yoga styles. All participants must possess self-sustained balance and must be comfortable in transitioning from standing position to the floor without support. A basic functional assessment test may be required to attend this class. Great for the beginner.
|Time:||Monday: 11:00-11:45am (held in the Program Center)
Friday: 11:00-11:45am (held in the Group Exercise Studio)
High energy, non-impact group exercise class that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization. Our bikes allow you a personalized ride to match your fitness ability.
Must be at least 15 years old prior to course end date. This course is for those who wish to become a certified lifeguard.
|Time:||Wednesday, October 2 -Friday, October 4, 2019
Wednesday, December 18-Friday, December 20, 2019
Try it! Research shows thinking and moving is superb for active older adults. Join the FUN!
A blend of exercise styles… H.I.I.T, Tabata, a touch of PiYo while incorporating a plethora of “toys”. Class changes each week. Fun, Effective, Different and Challenging!
Class will include traditional sun salutation, warrior, balance & flexibility poses. Mini ball included for strength conditioning.
Same as Yoga, just 30 minutes. Yoga reduces stress, enhances breathing, relaxes and tones muscles through a mindful method of mental and physical well-being training.
This class will help parents AND children learn how to remain calm and manage their emotions while having FUN!
|Age:||Parents and Children|
The movement is aligned & linked with the breath so that you move with each inhale & exhale. POWER class will incorporate more core strength training.
Great for those looking for guided strength training in a group fitness atmosphere. This class will get the heart rate up with some cardio bursts intermixed! Come challenge yourself in this form focused, pure strength atmosphere where participants will have the opportunity to achieve a full body strength workout in 45 minutes.
This class helps provide specific exercises that will help seniors stay active and reduce their chance of falling. Improve overall cardiovascular endurance, strength and balance. Class held in the Program Center.
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. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. Class held in the Program Center.
The Butler YMCA is a non-profit, charitable organization open to all people, regardless of age, sex, race, religion, ability or income. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.