Group Exercise classes is fitness and fun all rolled into one.
Train with our invested, caring and enthusiastic Group Fitness specialists in a safe and friendly group environment.
With a focus on wellbeing and lifestyle balance we have a class that matches your individual needs.
Check out our Group Fitness timetable for a class and time that suits your lifestyle.
A small group training session aimed to enhance both your cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance with circuit style training, team work, intervals and partner drills.
Never get bored of the same old moves in a high-energy class focusing on your cardio fitness while also building stamina and strength with specific muscle conditioning phases. Having powerful music and an energetic instructor to carry you along will ensure you stay motivated and have fun.
Treat your mind and body to a flow of exercises inspired by the principles of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. These classes will help you to relax and unwind, strengthen your mind-body connection, activate your core muscles and increase your range of flexibility. Suitable for all levels.
Combined elements of high intensity, functional training with low rest periods. Designed to push you to your edge and beyond. Designed for individuals who want that extra push in their workout combining a range of equipment and exercises. Sure to leave you pumped for the day.
A full body workout designed to build strength and cardio fitness. This group training program will use a variety of exercises and activities designed to work your heart, lungs and muscles. Prepare to get hot, sweaty, but most importantly have fun during this class!
Come and experience the drills and skills involved in a boxer’s workout. In this non-contact boxing fitness class you’ll utilize boxing gloves and focus pads in partner work to build physical strength, agility and endurance while also sharpening your mental focus and co-ordination.
Take the “work” out of your workout and come and join the Zumba dance party! Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.
Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move.
Jump on a bike and join the ultimate indoor cycling class. Our instructor guides the group through their ride including hills, intervals and sprints designed to challenge your fitness and deliver a massive calorie burn.
This weights-based workout focuses on major muscle groups with the original, invigorating barbell workout. Squat, lift and curl to the beat of the music as you see your strength increase week to week.
Perform sequences of moves to music using the step platform to increase your fitness, burn calories, increase muscle tone and improve your co-ordination – all while having a lot of fun!
Can’t decide between attending Step or Pump? Why not both! This class fuses two of our favourite class styles to deliver a time-effective strength and cardio workout.
Ease out stiffness or relieve pain in the joints, lengthen tight muscles and improve your general wellbeing with a 30 minute class devoted entirely to stretch. Particularly helpful in prevention of and recovery from injuries.
Nourish your mind, body and soul while strengthening your muscles, enhancing your flexibility and releasing tension. Our instructor will guide you through dynamic standing postures, balance work, deep stretches and restorative meditation. Suitable for all levels
Yoga like you’ve never experienced it before – lights down and music up! Let your body move and flow to the tunes as you float away and experience your own personal yoga journey.
Engage your mind and utilize your breath to promote core strength, flexibility and postural strength using Classical Pilates Mat methods. Our instructor will guide you through a total body conditioning, often utilizing props to help you target particular muscles.
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|9am||Stretch||Stretch Core Breathe|
Drum & Bass Yoga
Our award winning Life Fit programme offers you qualified, experienced and caring instructors who will bring you classes catering for mature participants or those new to exercise. The Life Fit programme is designed to:
Life Fit Stretch and Tone
Suitable if you are wishing to begin an exercise programme; gentle aerobics to warm-up the body and mobilize the joints, then gently strengthening, toning and stretching the muscles.
Life Fit Circuit
Cardiovascular and muscle strength exercises. Provides weight bearing exercises essential in the prevention of osteoporosis.
Sit and Be Fit
For people new to exercise with limited mobility, a fun chair-based work out to music which aims to improve muscle strength, heart / lung fitness, joint flexibility and balance.
Life Fit Step/Pump
A combination of two popular class styles that gives you a balanced strength and cardio workout – it’s also a lot of fun!
Life Fit Step
Provides a cardiovascular workout together with hip, leg and upper body strength and muscle tone.
Life Fit Exercise to Music
Low impact cardiovascular exercise to music, provides strengthening of all major muscle groups, mobilizing of the spine and all the joints, and gentle stretching.
Life Fit Pilates
Gentle Pilates for Older Adults or those with mobility problems. Completion of an Introductory course is essential before attending Level 2 classes; see separate brochure for details
|8:30am||Life Fit Spin|
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|10.30am||Life Fit Circuit|
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Life Fit Spin
|Life Fit Circuit
Life Fit Step
|9.30am||Exercise to Music||Stretch & Tone|
|10am||Life Fit Circuit||Life Fit Circuit||Life Fit Circuit||Life Fit Circuit
Sit & Be Fit
|Life Fit Circuit|
Yoga with the lights down and set to the tune of NZ’s finest liquid Drum & Bass music.
FREE for YMCA H&F members
Did you know you can book your own personalized group exercise class/or series of classes with our qualified group exercise instructors at the YMCA?
If you are looking to improve the health and fitness goals within your team while keeping it fun, dynamic and ensuring great form and exercise technique throughout your session – then the Y can cater to your requirements. The best part is you can choose which class or classes are most suitable for your team, in a challenging and supportive environment.
Class formats range from Pump, Boxing, Circuit, Spin, Yoga, Pilates or Interval Training such as HITT! Choose a one off booking, or book multiple sessions at a discounted rate for your sports team, group of friends or corporate group.
YMCA Bishopdale P 03 359 8320 E email@example.com