Class Descriptions

Time to get your blood pumping with our wide array of cardio classes! Heart health is an important part of healthy living, and high-energy fitness is just the way to achieve it. Discover the cardio circuit right for your workout routine!

Each class may not be available at every family center. Please check your family center’s schedule to see what’s offered at your YMCA!

This class can be senior-friendly.

Cardio Combo
Focus on sports drills and plyometric exercises to enhance power and take your fitness to athlete level and beyond.

Cardio Core
A 30-minute challenging mix of intense, dynamic core-stabilizing exercises and cardiovascular endurance to get the blood flowing and heart rate elevated.

Cardio Cycle
Take your ride indoors as an instructor guides you on an all-terrain journey that will get your heart pumping and challenge you to give a little more.

Cardio Explosion
Plyometric exercises that may be combined with cycle conditioning to get you burning 500 plus calories per class—it’s a must-try to build your stamina and endurance!

Cardio Intervals
This cardio conditioning class could include HIIT, plyometrics, step, kickboxing, and other innovative cross-training techniques. Weights and resistance training will also be incorporated into this well-rounded class.

Cardio Kickboxing
A dynamic and explosive class that incorporates kickboxing techniques with an intense cardio workout. Increase your aerobic capacity, learn conditioning drills that improve your strength, agility, and quickness while burning calories.

Cardio Step/ Cardio Dance
This high energy, heart-pumping class uses step choreography to keep you moving and grooving to the beat of the music. Various intervals challenge your heart and tones the lower body. No two classes are ever the same!

Cardio Strength
By training with free weights, resistance bands, and body weight, this 55-minute workout is an exciting range of strengthening, balance, and core exercises that will help to improve cardiovascular health.

Running Club
Enjoy a group run led by a master trainer, who is there to encourage and help with goals, form, and pace. Open to members of all levels.

Step/Step & Stretch
Build your cardio fitness through fun choreographed routines on the step by learning basic step movements and building up to bigger step combinations.

A dynamic three-tiered cardiovascular workout that utilizes a variety of training methods for a total body workout that stacks varying interval protocols for a comprehensive training effect.

Treadmill Circuit
Circuit training incorporating the treadmill. Intervals will be done on the treadmill, along with strength and core exercises on the floor.