New Group Ex Fitness Classes
Try our new group class, “GALs (Glutes, Abs, and Legs) every Wednesday at 6:15 PM!
Our fitness staff is committed to helping every individual achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Whether you’re new to working out or an accomplished athlete looking to fine-tune your routine, The Riverdale Y fitness department is here for you. We offer a complimentary fitness consultation to all new members.
What we offer:
- Modern cardio, selectorized, free weight, & functional training equipment
- heavy bag, battle ropes, & TRX
- Over 30 group fitness classes per week
- Personal training and small group training (for fee)
- Indoor, heated, Salt-Synergy, 25-yard pool
- Racquetball court
- Co-ed Sauna and Steam Rooms
Group Ex @ The Y
**Aligned Movement & Yoga
In this class, participants learn principles of restorative alignment while freeing their body’s potential with natural movement exercises and yoga techniques.
High-energy aquatic fitness class geared towards core strengthening, cardio building, balance, flexibility, and overall feel good. All swimmer levels welcome!
This water Zumba class will work your entire body in a non-impact environment. (Swim caps required)
*Balance Boot Camp
Designed to increase balance and improve core strength.
This class incorporates isolation moves for upper and lower body, shimmies, and traveling moves that are utilized in a choreographed routine.
This Indian based fitness dance incorporates a full body toning workout with bars and dumbbells.
A multi-impact class with a sculpt segment that helps develop your cardiovascular system and enhances your muscular endurance.
A high-intensity 45-minute workout that will build your endurance as well as your strength.
This class helps you increase flexibility and help prevent injury.
**GALS (Glutes, Abs, and Legs)
Cardio-based workout focusing on those three areas.
This beginner yoga class is a great way to increase flexibility and mobility. A great introduction to yoga.
An Indian dance-based cardio fitness program that combines high energy Bollywood and Bhangra moves.
Focuses on using the breath to go to into various basic standing, seated and lying postures. The class will conclude with meditation. (Please bring your own towel)
A yoga class designed specifically for individuals diagnosed with or concerned about osteopenia/osteoporosis; helps increase bone strength, with a focus on strength, flexibility and balance.
Incorporates techniques that increase strength and flexibility, while focusing on proper alignment and core stability. Exercises focus on lengthening muscles and maintaining alignment, with emphasis on form, control, and increasing body awareness.
*Qigong (chee-gong) Meditation
An ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises.
A total body conditioning class involving the use of light weights, bands, and therapy balls. The class utilizes Tabata, one of the most popular forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), consisting of eight rounds of ultra-high intensity exercises in specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off intervals.
A rigorous and more athletic approach to yoga with a focus on flowing poses, alignment and sequences that are linked to breath. This class accommodates all levels, with pose modifications for beginner, intermediate and advanced yoga students.
A yoga class for beginners. A great way to learn proper technique.
This functional, intense training class focuses on total body strengthening to improve joint mobility, coordination, and flexibility.
A high energy class that incorporates a fusion of Latin & international music that combines aerobic/fitness interval dance routines.
This Zumba class has the moves and pacing suited for active older adults, as well as for those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.
This class incorporates 30 minutes of Zumba with 30 minutes of ab work and sculpting.
Sliver Sneakers @ The Y
*Chairs offered for seated/standing support*
*Silver Sneakers I: Muscular Strength and Range of Movement
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance.
*Silver Sneakers II: Cardio Circuit
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball is alternated with non-impact aerobics choreography.
*Silver Sneakers III: Yoga Stretch
Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.