YMCA of Eastern Ontario

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Kingston Class Descriptions

Barre Fitness — A hybrid class combining elements of Ballet, Pilates, Yoga, and muscular conditioning. Challenge your balance, flexibility, strength, and muscular endurance using body- and light weights.

Bollywood — A fusion of various Indian and other styles of dance mixed for a fun high energy class. Come feel the music in this class where there are no defined dance rules.
 
Cardio Blast — Produces a high caloric burn and full body toning through its carefully formulated choreography that alternates between cardio and toning tracks. See real results both physically and mentally and leave this class wanting more because it is so much fun! 
 
Calisthenics/ Tabata — Calisthenics is a form of strength training consisting of a variety of movements that exercise large muscle groups, such as standing, grasping, pushing, etc. These exercises are often performed rhythmically and with minimal equipment, as bodyweight exercises.

CSI (Cardio Strength Intervals) — Using HIIT (High intensity Interval Training) you will be pushed through cycles of low to high intensity exercises with intermittent rest periods. An effective, induced fat loss training method. 
 
Core & Stretch — This highly effective class will help work on your core training, as well as stretch and loosen you up. Core & stretch brings both your mind and body into balance!

Cycle Fit & Core — Aerobic workout done on a spin bike. You will be lead through a series of hills sprints and drills, followed by a great core workout done off the bike. 
 
Early Bird Bootcamp — Variety, fun and intensity is the name of the game. If you want to be pushed hard, get strong and achieve new fitness goals, this is the class for you. This class is taught by a fun and dynamic instructor who brings her own flavor and personal best to make you sweat! 
 
Gentle Stretch — Be kind to your body, it deserves it! Enjoy 50 minutes of quite gentle stretching while improving flexibility. 
 
Pilates — An emphasis is placed on the abdominal and back muscles, focusing on postural realignment. 
 
Rip — Grab a body bar or our plates and bars and get ready for an hour of fun and muscle conditioning fitness. 
 
Senior Fit — A certified personal trainer will give you a full body workout using a full range of motion and balance exercises providing lots of options and modifications for all levels. 

Senior Start Strong — A slower paced senior class incorporating light cardio, weighted exercises; sitting or standing, and balance moves. This class will work you at your own pace and have you leaving feeling stronger and refreshed to boost mood and energy levels all day long. 

Step/Step & Sculpt — A traditional step class using the bench with all the options you will need for a great workout! Step & Sculpt will incorporate the moves of a step class including some weighted exercises and core work.
 
Yoga for Fitness — Emphasis is on the physical postures and is designed for proper body alignment, strengthening, balance, flexibility, and relaxation. Recommended for more intermediate/advanced levels. 
 
Zumba — A Latin-inspired dance-fitness class that incorporates international and pop music, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective workout to leave you smiling all day long!