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Fitness Class Descriptions

ABS

Abdominals are the star in attraction in this intense 15 minute workout.

BALLET BOOTY

Ballet booty is a total body workout that uses ballet moves, pilates, core work, and light weights for a total body workout.  It's set to great music and is performed at a speed to maximize calorie burn.

CARDIO SLAM

This class combines a variety of cardio styles including step, bosu, kickboxing, agility drills, and more! Adapted to every fitness level, this new class is an exciting workout to challenge your cardio fitness!

PILATES

This mat class will improve muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, and overall joint mobility. The exercises reduce stress, increase energy, and increase stamina. Small apparatus are used in some classes.

PIYO

Strong, dynamic, fluid approach to mind/body classes. "Fusion" of formats to achieve optimal calorie burning results. Movements incorporate balance, strength, and functional training while emphasizing elements of Pilates, Yoga, Dance, and Sports.

POWER SCULPT

A high-voltage workout with resistive equipment. Muscle strength and endurance are the goals of this class. No dancing or any other choreography allowed. Show up ready to sweat and pump some iron.

RIP

RIP is a barbell workout that incorporates functional orthopedic strength training. Every movement plane is attacked using weights and bodyweight.

YOGA

Come alive with this invigorating class designed to improve balance and healing, while emphasizing strength and flexibility. Yoga is about working hard, sensitively.

SPIN

Come and join an exciting cycling class! This group fitness class will have you sweating and spinning to the beat. Great music, fun & challenging workouts! You'll walk away wanting more!!

STAYING FIT

Begin again with this low impact aerobics class designed for those new to aerobics, those starting back, and senior adults. Muscle conditioning plus flexibility segments help enhance the overall conditioning of all ages.

TAI CHI & STRETCH

Tai Chi-style, internal martial arts class with no impact movements. Stretching, breathing & Qi Gong are all major components of this class! NEW!!!

TOTAL BODY FIT "TBF"

Total Body Fit is a total body strength and cardio workout. Think floor aerobics, interval training, HIIT training, Tabata, and boot camp, using body weight, steps, kettle bells, bands, free weights, but modified for all fitness levels.

PROGRESSION

Progression is a class to help you out with your weaknesses in a CrossFit class. Some of the things covered in class are Muscle Ups, Double Unders, Pull Ups, Olympic Lifts, etc.

WATER AEROBICS

Aerobic conditioning is performed in the pool with little or no impact. Work is done in both shallow and deep water. This class will also help develop strength, flexibility & joint mobility.

ZUMBA

Zumba is a Latin-based floor aerobics class. Great music & for ALL fitness levels.

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YMCA of Northwest Louisiana

400 McNeill Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318)674-9622

May 2016
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