Find Group Exercise Classes


With so many types of group exercise classes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. Try cardio classes, strength, cycle, Les Mills, PiYo and more. Drop in to check out different classes to find what you like; our friendly instructors will help you along the way.  Classes/calendars are listed on the PDFs under “schedules and downloads” and vary by each location.

Join other active older adults at the Y in any of our SilverSneakers® classes! These classes use a unique combination of fitness and social activities to empower participants to take control of their well-being.

Enhance Fitness (Arthritis Management)


Helping Adults with Arthritis or Limited Mobility

Stay active, energized, and empowered in this proven, community-based  fitness and arthritis management program.

Safe, yet challenging, low impact exercises help adults of all fitness levels live independent lifestyles. This program is nationally recognized by the leading US health organizations.

  • Enhance Fitness is designed for adults with Arthritis or mobility challenges/limited mobility.
  • Through EnhanceFitness, participants will work to: increase flexibility, relieve stress, improve arthritic joint stiffness, and decrease their risk of falls and injury.
  • All exercises may be performed seated or standing.
  • Classes are one hour, 3 times per week and led by a certified instructor. They begin with a warm-up period, followed by work with light soft-weights, and finish with a cool-down session.

For more information, please email us changemylife@indymca.org or call 317.269.6004.

L.I.F.E. Balance & Flex


You will be lead through a series of stretching exercises aimed to improve your flexibility and range of motion, while preventing injuries. Join us to improve your game and general well being.

 

L.I.F.E Cardio


This class kicks off with continuous cardio using a combination of current music & high energy dance moves. At the conclusion, you will finish strong with a variety of core strengthening and sculpting exercises. Come ready to dance, sculpt, sweat, and have FUN!

L.I.F.E. Strength


Turn back the hands of time with this fat burning, feel good, low-impact, high-energy L.I.F.E. Strength class. Easy on your joints but hard on problem areas. The class will focus on special needs of those 50+ as well as prenatal, postpartum, beginning and returning exercisers.

SilverSneakers BOOM Combo®


Great for the active older adult, SilverSneakers BOOM Combo incorporates three innovative formats to help you live a more active lifestyle

Designed specifically for Baby Boomers & Active Older Adults. Each class is made up of a combination of three unique exercise formats: “Move It” (cardio dance workout), “Muscle” (cardio & strength-based moves) and “Mind” (yoga, Pilates and stretching).

Silver Sneakers BOOM Muscle®


Designed specifically for Baby Boomers & Active Older Adults

This class incorporates athletic exercises that boost overall fitness. Move through muscle-conditioning blocks and activity-specific drills to improve strength and functional skill.

Silver Sneakers BOOM Mind®


Designed specifically for Baby Boomers & Active Older Adults.

The best from yoga and Pilates are combined into one fusion class designed to relax the body and mind. The focus is on core muscles, lower-body strength and balance.

 

Silver Sneakers BOOM Move it®


Designed specifically for Baby Boomers & Active Older Adults.

This fun, dance-inspired workout improves cardio fitness with easy-to-follow moves set to energizing music.

SilverSneakers Circuit®


A standing, non-impact aerobics circuit class

This class is for participants who have expressed a desire for more cardiovascular and muscular endurance conditioning. Class offers non-impact aerobics alternated with standing upper body work.


RPE: 4-5

SilverSneakers Classic®


Join other active older adults as we have fun and move to the music

Experience a variety of exercises designed to increase strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills.


RPE: 3-4

SilverSneakers Stability®


Stability is the newest class designed to help active older adults become stronger and improve balance

The movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee and hip joints, while improving your reaction time. This class is designed for fall prevention and is suitable for nearly every fitness level. It can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants. A chair may be used for balance and support.

SilverSneakers Yoga®


Join other active older adults as we have fun and stretch out our bodies.

Exercises are seated and help increase range of motion and activity for daily living skills.


RPE: 3-4

Increase your aerobic capacity and develop your muscles at the Y with any of our Cardio classes!

Cardio Kickboxing


Cardio, boxing, and martial arts combine to create a dynamic Kick Boxing program

Come punch and kick your way to a healthier you! Gloves and bag provided.

HIIT


Effective, quick total body workout

Mixing the calorie scorching HIIT workout style of short intense exercises with basic weight training equipment for a full body, high energy workout!


RPE: 7-9

Les Mills BodyAttack®


BodyAttack® is a high energy fitness class with moves that cater to both total beginners and total addicts.

We combine athletic moves like running lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A certified LES MILLS instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout-challenging your limits in a good way, burning up to 730 calories and leaving you with a great feeling of achievement.

Les Mills BodyAttack classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with Y membership. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Step


This class consists of step combinations fused with intervals of upper and lower body strength segments

A classic step workout with a new infusion of fun.

Turbo Kick®


Combines Intense Kickboxing with Dance

With cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes, you will get lean and toned-and have a blast doing it. It’s high intensity and totally addicting.

ZUMBA® Strong


Zumba Strong:  the first non-dance based class from the fitness brand. The newest of all Zumba classes revolves around high-intensity interval training, but still focuses on moving to the beat.

Who thought riding a bike would be this much fun? If you’re looking to have fun and get great results, the YMCA's Cycle classes are for you!

Beginner Cycle


Ever wanted to take a spin class, but needed to build up your stamina first?

Beginner Cycle will take you through the basics of a spin class at a lower intensity, so you can grow in aerobic endurance.

Cycle


Who thought riding a bike would be this much fun?

Enjoy a great workout on our cycle bikes. Each instructor brings their own flair, so try them all to find your best fit. Instructors welcome first time riders.

Hip Hop Cycle


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Group Cycling is a 45-60 minute cardiovascular workout set to Hip Hop music. Let our cycle instructors lead you through indoor cycling sessions that vary in music, content, and virtual terrain. Bring your attitude and your smile and get ready for a ride. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.


RPE: 7-9

Les Mills RPM™


RPM  is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It’s fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session. With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.

Les Mills RPM classes are a part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with a Y membership.

Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Come get a great cardio workout at the Y with the latest and greatest tunes and moves used to dance your entire body into fitness.

Cardio Dance


Join us for a super fun dance class that anyone can do

With no experience required, this dance-fitness class is designed to burn mega calories. Learn new routines every week while getting a great workout!

Hip Hop


Join us for a super fun hip hop class that anyone can do

With no experience required, this dance-fitness class is designed to burn mega-calories.

ZUMBA®


Zumba means® “to move fast and have fun!”

This energizing Latin-inspired fusion workout is the latest fitness phenomenon! A Latin, dance-inspired aerobic PARTY!


RPE: 6-8

ZUMBA GOLD®


Never tried Zumba and want to learn at a slower pace?

Then Zumba Gold is for you. This class still keeps the Latin, dance inspired aerobic workout with easy-to-follow moves and modified pacing.

The Y offers additional group exercise classes that are popular and just for you, come join us as we burn a few calories and have some fun.

Line Dancing


You’ll learn the basics of line dancing in this fun and energetic class

We’ll practice hitches, grapevines, and coaster steps to popular songs such as the Electric Slide and Cowboy Cha-Cha. Newcomers are always welcome and new line dances are always in the rotation.

P90X Live®


P90X Busts Through Fitness Plateaus

You’ve seen P90X Live® on TV — now experience it live. A rich variety of intense routines from cardio to resistance training to core work. Using the science of muscle confusion, P90X constantly switches things up to help you bust through workout and fitness plateaus.

Urban Ballroom


Urban Ballroom

A cardiovascular workout using urban music. Step by step movements to get your feet moving and heart pumping.

One of the great benefits of being a Y member is to have access to free group exercise classes at all our YMCA centers each week, including a variety of popular LES MILLS™ classes such as BodyPump, BodyAttack, RPM, and a wide portfolio of Virtual classes. All Les Mills classes are included with your Y membership!

Les Mills BodyAttack®


BodyAttack® is a high energy fitness class with moves that cater to both total beginners and total addicts.

We combine athletic moves like running lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A certified LES MILLS instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout-challenging your limits in a good way, burning up to 730 calories and leaving you with a great feeling of achievement.

Les Mills BodyAttack classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with Y membership. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Les Mills BodyPump™


BODYPUMP is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit fast.

Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 540 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music- helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

Les Mills BodyPump classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Les Mills RPM™


RPM  is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It’s fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session. With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.

Les Mills RPM classes are a part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with a Y membership.

Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Les Mills Virtual™


VIRTUAL gives you a large variety of exciting classes, on-demand, with the best international presenters, programs & content!

Les Mills Virtual means more of your favorite classes, more often. For those who’ve just started their journey to a fitter, stronger life, Les Mills Virtual is a great way to get your moves sorted and your confidence up before you get into live classes. If you’re a more experienced member, you’ll enjoy being able to work out to the world’s best fitness programs, led by the world’s best instructors, at times that suit your schedule.

Les Mills Virtual has been designed as a complement to instructor-led classes, not a replacement – it provides you with options for working out at times when you can’t get to a live class (or if you miss one because it’s too full, or you’re running late). Do both Virtual and live and enjoy the freedom of having more ways to max out your favorite classes!

Les Mills Virtual classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, offering the huge Les Mills library of virtual classes, all led by world-class instructors in pre-recorded segments:

  • Barre – A modern version of classic balletic training designed to shape and tone postural muscles, build core strength, and allow you to escape the everyday. Moderate to high intensity.
  • BodyCombat – Get fast, fast and strong using non-contact martial arts-inspired exercises to fuel cardio fitness and train the whole body. Moderate to high intensity.
  • BodyFlow – Yoga-based workout with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates set to music. Helps you build your flexibility and core strength while reducing stress and focusing your mind to create a lasting sense of wellbeing. Low intensity.
  • BodyFlow Flexibility – Yoga-based workout with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates set to music. It will improve your mind, body and life. Focusing on flexibility.
  • BodyPump – The original barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Moderate to high intensity.
  • CXWORX – 30 minute core conditioning workout targeting all the muscles around the core. A strong core makes us better at everything we do. Moderate intensity.
  • Grit-Cardio – 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. High intensity.
  • RPM – Cycling (stationary bike) workout where you control the intensity. Dial up the challenge factor to match your fitness level. Intensity can be self adjusted.
  • Sh’Bam – Fun-loving and insanely addictive dance workout. No dance experience required! Moderate intensity.
  • Sprint – High-intensity interval training on a bike. It’s a short, intense style of training where it pushes your physical and mental limits.

Les Mills Virtual classes are part of the Y’s Group Exercise Program, and are included with Y membership.

Group Exercise / Virtual Class schedules are programmed by each facility can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each center’s web page.

Mind/Body is a method of body conditioning designed to stretch and strengthen the body through a series of unique exercises. If you like yoga, this may be perfect for you! There is no additional fee for these classes

Chair Yoga


A yoga class designed for ALL participants

This class focuses on poses and postures to improve breathing, flexibility, balance, muscular strength and endurance and joint range of motion with the chair for seated and standing.


RPE: 3-6

Les Mills Body Flow


LES MILLS BODY FLOW is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

PiYo


PiYo builds strength, firms the core and sculpts the body!

Low impact with dynamic moves that are inspired in Yoga with the muscle toning of Pilates. All that using your own body and nothing else.

SilverSneakers Yoga®


Join other active older adults as we have fun and stretch out our bodies.

Exercises are seated and help increase range of motion and activity for daily living skills.


RPE: 3-4

Improve your muscular strength and enhance your body muscle endurance through our strength training classes for all levels.

Les Mills BodyPump™


BODYPUMP is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit fast.

Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 540 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music- helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

Les Mills BodyPump classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.

Circuit Training


Circuit Training

A dynamic 30min class set up in a circuit training style. As you move from station to station, this class will provide you with a balanced mixture of cardio and weight resistance while targeting all your major muscle groups.

Strength & Endurance


Full body workout

Increase your lean muscle tissue and metabolism with this total body workout! This class incorporates challenging strength training moves, cardio intervals, and toning exercises for your entire body.

Total Body Training


Total Body Training is a muscle conditioning class using various equipment to build strength and endurance

This program will tone your entire body. Research has shown that building lean muscle through strength training increases your resting metabolism, making you burn more calories during the rest of your day.

TRX®


Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise

This program develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously.  This class may be an additional fee.  Please see any YMCA membership desk for  more details.


RPE: 5-7

The Y offers a large variety of Les Mills VIRTUAL™ classes featuring the best international presenters, programs and content! Les Mills Virtual has been designed as a complement to instructor-led classes, providing options for working out at times when you can’t get to a live class (or if you miss one because it’s too full, or you’re running late). Do both Virtual and live and enjoy the freedom of having more ways to max out your favorite classes!

Les Mills Virtual™


VIRTUAL gives you a large variety of exciting classes, on-demand, with the best international presenters, programs & content!

Les Mills Virtual means more of your favorite classes, more often. For those who’ve just started their journey to a fitter, stronger life, Les Mills Virtual is a great way to get your moves sorted and your confidence up before you get into live classes. If you’re a more experienced member, you’ll enjoy being able to work out to the world’s best fitness programs, led by the world’s best instructors, at times that suit your schedule.

Les Mills Virtual has been designed as a complement to instructor-led classes, not a replacement – it provides you with options for working out at times when you can’t get to a live class (or if you miss one because it’s too full, or you’re running late). Do both Virtual and live and enjoy the freedom of having more ways to max out your favorite classes!

Les Mills Virtual classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, offering the huge Les Mills library of virtual classes, all led by world-class instructors in pre-recorded segments:

  • Barre – A modern version of classic balletic training designed to shape and tone postural muscles, build core strength, and allow you to escape the everyday. Moderate to high intensity.
  • BodyCombat – Get fast, fast and strong using non-contact martial arts-inspired exercises to fuel cardio fitness and train the whole body. Moderate to high intensity.
  • BodyFlow – Yoga-based workout with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates set to music. Helps you build your flexibility and core strength while reducing stress and focusing your mind to create a lasting sense of wellbeing. Low intensity.
  • BodyFlow Flexibility – Yoga-based workout with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates set to music. It will improve your mind, body and life. Focusing on flexibility.
  • BodyPump – The original barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Moderate to high intensity.
  • CXWORX – 30 minute core conditioning workout targeting all the muscles around the core. A strong core makes us better at everything we do. Moderate intensity.
  • Grit-Cardio – 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. High intensity.
  • RPM – Cycling (stationary bike) workout where you control the intensity. Dial up the challenge factor to match your fitness level. Intensity can be self adjusted.
  • Sh’Bam – Fun-loving and insanely addictive dance workout. No dance experience required! Moderate intensity.
  • Sprint – High-intensity interval training on a bike. It’s a short, intense style of training where it pushes your physical and mental limits.

Les Mills Virtual classes are part of the Y’s Group Exercise Program, and are included with Y membership.

Group Exercise / Virtual Class schedules are programmed by each facility can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each center’s web page.

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