Our Y's qualified group exercise instructors strive to create a welcoming, fun, and safe environment that encourages all fitness levels to find a balanced yet challenging workout. Our goal is to create a community atmosphere of success, connections, inclusion, and values for all who attend. We want to inspire our community to improve through making healthy life choices. Move today for a stronger tomorrow.
The programs on this page are free to adult members. 13-15 year olds may participate in adult programs under the direct and constant supervision of a parent or adult family member over age 21. Uplift graduates may participate without parental supervision. All programs are offered at the Wenatchee YMCA Facility unless otherwise noted. Please see opposite side for class days and times. All our group exercise classes accommodate all fitness levels. And, new program participants are always welcome. The levels listed below are designed to help participants choose a class that is a good fit for them.
Be Fit: Have a great time moving to the music through a variety of exercises designed to improve strength, flexibility, and balance for daily life. Resistance equipment such as, dumbbells, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered as part of this class. Chairs are available for seated or standing support if needed.
Circuit Fusion: The stations in this class incorporates both strength training and cardiovascular conditioning in one interval-based class. Workouts are designed to improve mobility, strength, and stamina while increasing muscle tone and boosting metabolism through keeping the heart rate elevated throughout the class.
Cycle Fusion: This class is a total body burnout. Combining the leg and cardio work on the bike with segments of training off the bike for more cardio and upper body work. Enjoy the variety of on and off the bike options or stay on the bike for the long ride option!
Feel'n Fit: Ideal for beginning exercisers or those returning to fitness. This class starts with an opportunity to build community by making friends through interactive activities. It offers a low impact moderate aerobic activity and light strength training in a comfortable social atmosphere.
Group Cycling: A fun, non-impact class that provides a cardiovascular workout for beginner to advanced participants. This class allows people to control the pace of their workout while being motivated in a class setting. Bike set-up is 10 minutes prior to class start time.
Cycling classes that followed immediately by a class that may add to overall fitness goals. Participants may come for both or either of the individual classes.
Just Jazzin': A jazz dance/exercise fitness program that combines an ever evolving dance form full of life energy and rhythm in different styles such as Broadway, Latin, classical jazz, funk, Bollywood, and more! Anything is possible! Classes explore body isolations of the head, shoulder, ribcage, feet and arms, while encouraging individual expression and the development of each participant's personal style.
Pilates: Improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control through core strength. This class puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
Power Toning: A complete body workout that utilizes high repetitions and multiple sets targeting each major muscle group. Resistance equipment such as, dumbbells, body bars, and elastic tubing are offered as part of this class to help participants increase their resting metabolism, redefine body composition, and improve bone health.
Power Fusion: Utilizing both strength training and cardiovascular conditioning, this class focuses on each major muscle group to help participants increase muscle tone and boosting metabolism through keeping the heart rate elevated throughout the class. Resistance equipment such as, dumbbells, body bars, and elastic tubing are offered as part of this class.
STRONG by Zumba ™: Combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.
Tai Chi: A mind-body class for all ability levels offering stress reduction, balance and flexibility training through gentle rhythmic movements.
Yoga: Hatha Yoga can help improve one's strength, flexibility, and balance while reducing stress. This class is a vinyasa (flow) style class. It consists of a variety of poses that, when combines proper breathing, helps strengthen and relax the mind, body and spirit. Open to all levels.
Yoga Gentle/Beginning: This class teaches simple techniques and gentle yoga movements, combined with meditative postures and whole body breathing to re-energize and reduce stress.
Zumba®: Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
Zumba Gold®: Looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity? The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong. Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!