Studio Instructor Led and Fitness on Demand Classes
Fitness on Demand is the hot new way to get in shape at the Illinois Valley YMCA! It’s group exercise classes all the time. Classes will range from the industry’s most popular exercise videos like Yoga, Cycling to STRIKE, HardCore Fitness and so much more!
A lot of people prefer to work out in a group and this cutting-edge fitness technology delivers group exercise classes without the need of a live instructor!
Fitness on Demand creates an engaging group exercise experience anywhere, thanks to its HD projector, huge 120″ motorized screen, audio receiver and 4-way speaker system.
Fitness on Demand allows us to offer more for our members, by bringing the industry’s best group exercise classes to the Illinois Valley YMCA. With Fitness on Demand, we will offer a wide variety of classes all the time, making it convenient for all of our members!
fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness
program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba® Fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor
and international zest into the mix and you’ve got a Zumba® class!
will get your hump day started on Wednesday mornings intense class that will provide you with a mix of cardio and weights. You will on the treadmill hitting the hills, speeding through some sprints and mixing in some weights!
Get your day started off on the right TIRE! Join Angie while she leads you through a fast paced, hilly, bike workout mixed with weights that will be sure to get your day going first thing in the morning!
Are you looking for better balance, a high intensity total body workout, and want to have
fun at the same time in just 40 minutes?? Power Plyo is for you! This is a high-impact class that puts new twists on old plyometric and power moves. Using interval training techniques Power Plyo keeps your heart pumping and your muscles working.
The original LES MILLS™ barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body,
fast! Great bodies aren’t born, they are transformed, using the proven BODYPUMP™ formula: THE REP EFFECT™ a breakthrough in resistance workout training. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you’ll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning.
If you want to take your fitness to the next level and see results like never before, LES
MILLS GRIT™ is perfect for you. Enjoy spending less time at the gym and reap the benefits of working at your maximum. Formulated by a world-class development team, (including medical professionals and leading sports physiotherapist), and delivered by a highly skilled, motivating coach, LES MILLS GRIT™ will train your body harder than ever before, creating an athletic and powerful physique. Set in a team training environment, you’ll have a great time with the people around you, be supported as you progress and enjoy the mental and physical benefits that only HIIT can offer.
- Three unique workouts, refreshed every three months, that deliver fast results
- 30-minutes of intense challenge
- Explosive music that will drive your workout harder than ever before
- Certified coaches who give you one-on-one attention and motivation
Looking for a short, sharp workout that’ll inspire you to the next level of fitness, while
strengthening and toning your body? CXWORX™ is for you! CXWORX™ really hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body. It’s ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strength and assisting in injury prevention. It’ll help you run faster … play harder … stand stronger!
Highly-trained instructors explain the science behind each exercise and challenge you to reach beyond your limits. Like all LES MILLS™ programs, a new CXWORX™ class is released every three months with fresh music and choreography.
is the new wave in aquatic fitness! This class is for everyone- all ages, all fitness levels! If you love incredible music, invigorating movement, this class is for you!
Step up to the bike with Beginning Bike Basics! Our YMCA instructors will teach you how to set up your bike, choose wheel tension, proper hand placement and so much more!
Try this introductory class to ease into the ever popular Grit Series. Try 10 minutes of each, Grit Plyo, Cardio and Strength. End with a Gentle Yoga Stretch to round out an amazing upbeat workout!
Beginner Yoga Blend is a gentle class. It is appropriate for anyone who is new to yoga or rediscovering yoga. This class is designed for students who want a gentle practice. We will be focusing on introductory poses with an emphasis on alignment, breath/body awareness and gentle strength building. This practice will help to cultivate an appreciation for the feeling of the shapes and movement of yoga postures and the freedom and vitality gained through breathing consciously and coordinating the movement of the breath and the body.
Tired of your workout? It’s time to WORK IT! Don’t call it a workout, but great dancing the way it’s designed is hard work! The more you get into it, the more you’ll get out of it! Performing these pulse-pounding, thrilling routines is serious cardiovascular training, core strengthening and over muscle toning, all at once! The class will be broken down in moves step-by-step, as you go, so you can learn them, repeat them until you’re comfortable. Put the sequence together, then you’ll be busting out a full routine You’ll be amazed at how good you do and how good you feel!