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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.
Barre is a safe, low impact program that will tone and strengthen your body! It is safe and effective for all fitness levels. Using a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like Yoga and Pilates, the class will focus on strength training combined with range-of-motion movements.
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.
Why foam rolling? the practice of roling is a fascial release technique that is meant to break up tight fascia in the body. Tight fascia could be what is holding back your flexibility & injury recovery. Be prepared to have your mind blown on what is possible for core and stability work with the roller.
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)
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|
Pre-requisite: must have taken Tai Chi for Beginners class as movements are learned in progression.
|Time:||Tuesday and Friday: 1:35pm-2:35pm|
Tai Chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, accompanied by deep breathing. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion.
|Time:||Tuesday and Friday: 12:30pm-1:30pm|
We will use each breath linked to a movement to help connect our minds to our bodies and bring a fuller awareness into our practice. We will end each class with deep stretches & guided meditation. High intensity class.
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.