Senior Fitness Classes


The Decatur Family YMCA offers a variety of fitness classes that are free to members and appropriate for youth.

BASE/BUILD LAB 45 (ages 12+)


BURN LAB (ages 12+)

Step Fitness (ages 16 +)

Cardio Dance (ages 9 +)

Strength Training (ages 16 +)

Core Conditioning (ages 12+)

Strong by Zumba (ages 12 +)

Hip hop (ages 9+)

Tabata (ages 16 +)

On the Go Cardio (ages 9 +)

T'ai Chi (ages 9+)

Pilates (ages 9+)

Turbo Kick Live (ages 12 +)

PIYO (ages 9 +)

Ultimate Cross Training (ages 16 +)

Qi Gong (ages 9 +)

Y Spin (ages 16 +)

Refit (ages 9 +)

Yoga (ages 9+)

SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit

Zumba (ages 9+)

SilverSneakers Yoga

Yoga (ages 9+)

Traditional, safe and non-competitive workout for the mind and body. Yoga gives you balance, strength and flexibility in a peaceful environment.

Pilates (ages 9+)

You will focus on stress relief, core strength and flexibility in this low impact class that is designed to give you a dancer’s lines, grace and strength.

Core Conditioning (ages 12+)

This 20 minute class provides a challenging workout for the abdominals, lower back & glutes.

PIYO (ages 9+)

Is a unique class designed to build strength & gain flexibility. The moves fit perfectly together to form a class filled with intense choreography that’s fun, challenging and will make you sweat. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength and
greater stability.

Qi Gong (ages 9+)

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese method of longevity. These exercises are easy on the body and help improve digestive health, blood circulation, flexibility, reduce stress, strengthen muscles, increase the range of joint motion and give an overall feeling of inner peace and healthfulness.

T’ai Chi (ages 10+)

Chinese form of exercise that focuses on physical and mental balance, which increases strength and coordination using gentle, flowing movement.

Hip-hop (ages 9+)

Hip-hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It allows freedom of movement dancing while also allowing individuals to show their unique personality.

STRONG BY ZUMBA™ (ages 12 +)

Introducing Music-Led Interval Training. With most workout programs, music is an afterthought. The music in STRONG by Zumba™ was crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout. The result? A group fitness
experience like no other.

Turbo Kick Live® (ages 12+)

Is a fat-blasting, ab-defining cardio workout which allows you to burn up to 1,000 calories an hour! A mix of kickboxing and simple dance grooves set to heart pounding dance music that will have you looking forward to your next workout!

Zumba (ages 9+)

A fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Cardio Dance (ages 9+)

Incorporates several types of low impact dance moves for all fitness levels.

BURN LAB® (ages 12+)

A 45-minute Xtreme cardio interval program.

BASE/BUILD LAB 45 (ages 12+)

Low impact cardio with challenging body weight training for upper, lower and core.

Step Fitness (ages 16+)

Wake up with the Y! This class features step with strength training intervals.

Strength Training (ages 16+)

Strengthen and tone your body using weights, barbells, tubing, stability and/or medicine balls.

Ultimate Cross Training (ages 16+)

High intensity workout with a mix of cardio, plyometrics, and body weight movements. A total body workout for legs, arms and abs. The format is intervals at maximum effort. A perfect workout for people with very little time. Classes are 20 - 60 minutes long.

Tabata (ages 16+)

High intensity interval training following a specific 20 second work/10 second rest ratio.

Y-Spin (ages 16+)

Studio cycling classes that provide a great, interactive cardio workout. You don’t need to fight the bugs or hills, but you’ll need your water bottle and a towel!

On The Go Cardio (ages 9+)

No steps! No equipment! Just you and the music! This is a low impact aerobic and toning workout.

REFIT (ages 9 +)

Powerful and uplifting cardio experience for all fitness levels.


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. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance; a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

SilverSneakers Yoga

The class includes the blending of 3 yoga styles creating a harmony of movement for the whole body. It is taught from seated and standing positions, enhancing restorative breathing, muscular endurance, flexibility, balance and over all well being of self.

SilverSneakers 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 SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.

Senior Yoga Mat

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