Group Fitness

Group Exercise Center

Located on second level next to our Wellness Center, this 2,600 square foot space houses most of our Cardiovascular, Strength Training, Zumba, and MOSSA classes.

You will find mostly high energy classes in the Group Exercise Center. If you have any questions about the Group Exercise Center classes or you need help getting started please contact Bridget Philipp, Senior Director of Healthy Living and Medical Fitness, at ext. 126 or by email at bphilipp@newcanaanymca.org.

GROUP EXERCISE CENTER CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

CARDIO CONDITIONING
Combines intervals of cardio with simple athletic movements like squats, and curls. All done to fun music! All ages and fitness levels welcome! No equipment required.

CHAIR FITNESS
Improve your cardio, core, balance and strength while seated in an upright chair. Fun music and great instructors! A class for everyone.

FIT & FUNCTIONAL
A low-impact energetic cardio class infused with strength training and balance work. Emphasis is given to foot, knee and hip alignment. Safe for everyone and intense enough for all fitness levels. Exercise to the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s music

GROUP ACTIVE®
Activate your life in only one hour! Feeling fitter, stronger, and more alive has never been more achievable or more enjoyable! Group Active will increase your cardio fitness, build your strength, and improve your balance & flexibility─ all in a supportive group environment, with motivating music and caring instructors. Get more out of life, Get Active!

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GROUP KICK®
Group Kick brings it on! This electric 60-minute fusion class of martial arts and boxing movements will kick your cardio fitness to the next level while defining and shaping your body and self -confidence! Energetic music, awesome instructors, and a group environment will keep you punching, kicking and smiling! Group Kick will knock you out!

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GROUP POWER®
It’s your hour of power! A barbell program strengthening all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls.This class is for all ages & fitness levels. Power Express is 45 minutes

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GROUP BLAST®
BLAST OFF your workout with 60 minutes of cardio training that uses The STEP® in highly effective, athletic ways.  Group Blast® will get your heart pounding and sweat pouring as you improve your fitness, agility, coordination, and strength with exciting music and group energy.  HAVE A BLAST!

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GROUP CORE®
Let’s get Hard Core! Train like an athlete in 30 action-packed minutes. A strong core, from your shoulders to your hips, will improve your athletic performance, will help prevent back pain and give you ripped abs! Expert coaching and motivating music will guide you through functional and integrated exercises using your body weight, weight plates, a towel and a platform – all to challenge you like never before. Reach Your Peak with Group Core!

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ZUMBA
Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Come join the fitness!

ZUMBA TONING
“Latin inspired dance ‘n tone” is a combination of cardio and dynamic resistive exercises. Zumba toning is exhilarating, different, challenging, effective and FUN! Zumba Toning Sticks or light hand weights are used.

ZUMBA Intervals
A combination of Cardio Intervals using simple Zumba patterns combined with intervals of strength training using hand weights.