Wellness Classes

About Wellness

Wellness classes are fun and challenging sessions. These low-intensity exercise classes are specifically designed to provide fundamental educational training on nutrition, exercise, stress and sleep, tracking, accountability, and relationships to our programming for individuals with neuromuscular disorders or recovering from cancer.

 

Skill level: Basic Classes Available

 

Benefits

  • Social support & strategies to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors
  • Muscle Strengthening
  • Non/Low-impact Cardio

 

Class Preparation

  • New to class? Arrive a little early so your instructor can give you some pointers.
  • Alert your instructor of any injuries so they can provide modification options.
  • Arrive a few minutes before class starts. You’ll feel more relaxed and you'll get a chance to socialize.


Check the class schedule to find Wellness fitness programs near you. Simply select the day you want and view the daily schedule for the branch.

This class combines stretching, non/low-impact cardio, muscle strengthening, flexibility and balance training. The focus is on movement as well as fellowship for individuals living with neuromuscular diseases.

 

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

This class is designed to build strength, improve flexibility and create community among cancer survivors. This class will be a continuation of the LiveSTRONG program as well as introduce cancer survivors to the LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

 

A life-hack, otherwise known as a “hack”, is not a quick-fix, it is a modified way of looking at things to help you reevaluate how you manage your time and daily activities in a more efficient way.  With our Weight Loss Hacks we’ll teach you new strategies to conquer weight loss and/or improve your healthy lifestyle habits one step at a time!  Weight loss, is not a simple approach of "if I eat healthy I'll loose weight.  It takes a balanced lifestyle approach to achieve your weight loss

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn to cook while being instructed from other kids!  Simple recipes with minimal ingredients to help them get started! 

Intensity
Skill

Homemade balsamic conagrette

Intensity
Skill

Great easy, healthy recipes that the family can cook together!  A great chance to teach kids kitchen skills! 

Intensity
Skill

These webinars will cover a variety of healthy living topics from healthy eating and stress reduction to staying motivated and creating new ways of living in this new world.

Intensity
Skill