Programs

 

Oshkosh Y members enjoy the benefit of over 165 free core Health & Wellness classes every week. These classes are run on a drop-in, continuous basis. Group Exercise is generally appropriate for members ages high school age and older.

Children 10 and older may attend the following fitness classes under the direct supervision of their parent or legal guardian: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Hip Hop, Silver Sneakers and Group Cycling provided the child fits correctly on the bike. You must be 16 years of age or older for Body Pump and Active Together classes. 

 


ACTIVE TOGETHER: Activate Your Life in only one hour! Active Together gives you all the training you need – cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility – in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight, and simple athletic movements.
 
LES MILL'S BODY PUMP: This extreme cardio/strength class offers members a new challenge. Synchronized to the upbeat music of today, Body Pump provides a mixture of cardio training with muscular endurance training. 
 
CONTACT KICKBOXING: A high-energy, aerobic kickboxing class for men and women of all ages and abilities. Contact Kickboxing focuses on fundamental kickboxing techniques, strength building, and aerobic conditioning. Participants are asked to bring their own gloves. Ticket required to participate (can be picked up 60 minutes prior to class). Class limited to 12 participants.
 
CORE FOCUS TOGETHER: This 30-minute class that strengthens everything from your shoulders to your hips to make you stronger, quicker, and faster in all you do. In addition, strengthening your core can reduce back pain and give you great looking abs! It’s quick, challenging and like nothing else!
 
DEFEND TOGETHER: If you loved Cardio Kickboxing, this new format offers that and much more.  MMA moves drive a great cardio experience that also strengthens the entire body.  It's a great way to add variety to your training and improve timing, precision, and focus.  Plus, it's a great way to kick stress out of your life!
 
ESSENTRICS: Perfect for men and women of all fitness levels, Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body.
 
FAMILY BOOTCAMP: This class is geared for the whole family (4 years old and older) and for every fitness level. Get a great workout as a family! We will focus on bodyweight exercises, good form, and sports drills.
 
FIT CAMP: This class incorporates everything from step aerobics to kickboxing to muscle conditioning. You will utilize different types of equipment along with bodyweight and cardiovascular exercises.
 
H.I.I.T.: Challenge both your cardiovascular and muscular systems with this High Intensity Interval Training class. H.I.I.T. incorporates strength and endurance exercises with short bursts of cardio for a complete workout that will leave you drenched.
 
HI/LO CARDIO FITNESS: Participants will love this new and updated class for multiple fitness levels. This class offers a full-body workout including a cardio section that incorporates free style Hi and Lo impact aerobic moves along with muscle conditioning and stretching.
 
HIP HOP: Hip Hop is a fun, energy filled class that gets your heart pumping! Follow along to routines choreographed to energizing hip hop and pop songs. No dance experience required.
 
HOT YOGA: A system of static and moving exercises focusing on breath to increase flexibility, balance, and strength, as well as calm and focus the mind, done in a room between 85-95 degrees. Modifications and props are offered so all fitness levels can work at their own capacity.
 
GROUP CYCLING: Take this non-impact journey conducted on specially designed stationary bikes. The coach will take participants through a 45-60-minute workout, which will leave them motivated and inspired to train again. Participants are encouraged to work at their own pace. Due to the equipment in the Cycling Studios, this space is not available for use outside the posted class times for the safety of all members. A selection of bikes is available within the Wellness Center for your enjoyment.
 
INSANITY: This class will push you past your limits with plyometric drills and intervals of strength, power and resistance, incorporating ab and core training techniques to sculpt and tone.
 
MUSCLE CONDITIONING: This strength conditioning and toning class is a great compliment to anyone's cardiovascular routine. Increase muscular strength using resistance tubing, bands, weights and body bars. A class suited to both the beginner and the advanced. ​
 
MUSCLE TENSION RELEASE: Foam Rollers and tennis balls are great tools to help you relax and maintain flexible, active, and pain-free muscles. Participants will learn how to safely and effectively target all the major muscle groups and discover techniques for targeting trouble areas.
 
P90X: Experience the at-home program as an hour-long class. We will start these classes with a few of the basic workouts used in the 90-day program including Core Synergistics, Plyometrics and Cardio X....along with other workouts as the class progresses.
 
PILATES: Pilates is a series of exercises that are performed on a floor mat, using few or no props. Exercises will develop muscular strength and fitness.
 
POWER PREGNANCY: Staying strong and active during pregnancy improves your mood, boosts energy, helps with sleep, eases back pain, and prepares the body for childbirth. That is only a small list of the benefits of participating in Power Pregnancy, our prenatal workout class taught by a Birth Doula. It’s not too late to start! Ask your doctor if this class is right for you!
 
STROLLER FIT: This stroller-based class is great for new parents to get connected to other new parents and get a great workout. Class incorporates power walking, strength training, and stretching all while your little one watches from the comfort of their stroller. Little ones must remain in a stroller.
 
TABATA: Tabata is an interval training cycle of 20 seconds of maximum intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated without a pause eight times, for a total of four minutes. It is an  intense and challenging form of interval training that will get your heart rate up while having fun.
 
TAI CHI: Tai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paces system of gentle physical exercises an stretching. In Tai Chi, you perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner, each posture flowing into the next without pause. Anyone, regardless of age or physical ability can practice Tai Chi. This class teaches breathing coordinated with movement to enhance the development of inner energy and peace of mind. Participants will learn taiji basic exercises and a few taiji postures.
 
*TRX: Use suspension straps to push, pull and lift your bodyweight to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously.  *FEE: $15 Member, $30 Activity Member per session
 
YOGA: For all fitness levels. Yoga is a system of stretching and positional exercises derived from this discipline to promote good health, fitness and control of the mind.
 
ZUMBA: Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves that allow participants to dance away their worries. Great for the body and mind! It's a feel-happy fusion of Latin and International music-dance that creates a dynamic fitness system. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
 

 
Brandy Hankey, Group Exercise Director
Email:brandyhankey@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:(920) 230-8439 ext. 108