This class incorporates traditional African Caribbean dance moves with modern day music. Connect your mind and body to the rhythms of the beat.
Participants perform a variety of dynamic movements to develop functional strength and cardiovascular fitness. This is a great multipurpose workout.
Strengthening and stretching for the key postural muscles of the midsection, back, and legs, for a healthy back, and a flat abdomen.
This class may just surprise you and keep you coming back for more! This dance utilizes the abdomen, trunk, spine and neck, working with the body instead of against it. This class combines both a cardiovascular and aerobic workout while, improving posture, toning muscle, and reducing stress. You will have to try and see for yourself!
This class is a classic combination of intense cardiovascular work mixed with some muscular strength conditioning. You will be challenged with calisthenics, plyometrics, and core conditioning to propel your way into fitness. Come prepared to sweat! This class is suitable for all levels of fitness.
Do you want to meet other bridge players? This is an informal group for those who have played or have some experience.
A butt-kicking, gut-wrenching class aimed at improving your lower body and core. This class is for all levels. It incorporates exercises specifically designed to target your lower body and abdominals.
This intense class combines traditional kickboxing moves to develop strength, power, and cardiovascular fitness.
Circuit training is a conditioning class combining resistance training and high intensity aerobics that is easy to follow. Time between exercises are short, often with rapid movement to the next exercise. Space is limited to 20 participants, so please sign up at the front desk 30 minutes prior to the start of class.
Become American Red Cross CPR certified through a professional and authorized trainer. Classes are held for two consecutive Saturdays from 12-2pm, and certification is valid for 2 years from the date of successful completion. Must preregister. For more information or to register please contact the Aquatic Office at 973-415-6135.
Family Fee $60
Member’s Fee $80.00
Class Fee $135.00
Class dates are scheduled once there are enough people interested.
DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S
Using dance and music to create a supportive and safe environment for people with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s to
dance, move and feel free to express themselves using their bodies.
DAY EVERY TUESDAY
DEP – Diabetes Exercise Program is an exercise and also an educational program for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes with proven results of lowering participants A1C levels, and getting blood sugar back on track. The program meets twice a week in a small group setting.
WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM:
• Pre and post-exercise glucose checks each class
• Pre and post-program A1C checks with proven decrease every session
• Individualized member orientation, fitness testing, and 12 week cardio and resistance training exercise program from a Certified Diabetes Exercise Specialist
• FREE 12 week membership for the participant (for first time participants only)
**Please note that medical clearance and advance paperwork is required (see below).
Fit to Fight is a hybrid of “Old School” boxing drills, “New School” MMA drills along with conditioning, cross training and instruction on proper striking techniques. Fit to Fight infuses Muay Thai, Boxing, & MMA. This is a non-contact class. Fit to Fight is safe for any fitness level.
(Limited to 15 people per class)
High-intensity interval training (HIIT), is a form of interval training. An exercise strategy alternating short periods of
intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS LECTURES AND SCREENINGS
Different lectures, health screenings, workshops and activities will be held during the Winter. Dates and times will
be provided at the beginning of each month. Pick up a monthly calendar at the front desk or view online.
PRESENTATION FROM SETON HALL SCHOOL OF NURSING Seton Hall University Nursing Students
BP screening and Mini Health Evaluations
Wednesday, Jan 30 10:00am
Creativity and Healthy Aging
Wednesday, Feb 6 10:00am
JESSICA SERDIKOFF, RDN, CPT, BROOKDALE SHOPRITE
Health at Every Size
Thursday, Jan 17 11:15am
An open discussion surrounding weight stigma, self-compassion and self-care, and what the latest research is saying
about health and dieting.
HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
Heart of the Matter: Facts of Heart Failure
Thursday, Feb 21 11:15 am
LaChell Miller RD, from Essex Green Shoprite will give monthly interactive lectures and food demonstrations.
A full boxing circuit with heavy bags, mitt work, and conditioning exercises. Gloves limited; advisable to bring your own gloves.
JUMPSTART OR FITSTART ONE ON ONE FITNESS ORIENTATION
FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP – Our trained staff will help you develop a basic exercise program which meets your needs and preferences. Please call 973-415-6131, or stop by the front desk to schedule an appointment for your free Jumpstart or Fitstart appointment. Come dressed for exercise! If you have any specific medical restrictions, limitations, or concerns relating to exercise, please contact:
Senior Health and Wellness Director
Health and Wellness Director
JUST STRETCH / STRETCH EXPRESS class is all about stretching. A variety of techniques will be used to stretch the entire body, finishing with some gentle relaxation, leaving you feeling great!
Are you serious about taking your conditioning to another level? Kettle Row Fusion will get you there. This class is a hybrid training system combining concept 2 rowers and kettlebells to build strength, cardio and explosive power.
Knit, crochet and chat together with other members while you enjoy and learn a new skill. Instructor brings yarn.
Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, and March 5
Created by Louis Van Amstel, La Blast is a revolutionary program that is a fusion between fitness and ballroom dancing. It is a serious calorie burning workout that will get you into great shape while you
Line dancing is exactly what its name implies; people dancing in lines to music. Line dances are choreographed dances with a repeating series of steps that are performed in unison by a group of people in lines or rows. Come join the fun!
PARTNERS IN HEALING THE WHOLE PERSON
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being following a cancer diagnosis. We offer a welcoming community where survivors can improve strength and physical fitness, diminish the severity of side effects, develop supportive relationships, and improve their quality of life.
WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM
• FREE 12-week Y membership for the participant and immediate caregiver (for first time participants only)
• 12-week program meeting twice per week
• Small group, supportive environment (approx 10 participants)
• Includes cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises
You have to lose to win! Start the new year right by joining our most popular fitness challenge of the year. Pick your trainer, date and time and get ready to Lose to Win. Here’s your chance to shed those unwanted pounds and get in shape by joining a team to help you reach your goals.
This weekly small group fitness class is led by a certified personal trainer and includes nutritional advice, emotional support and a FREE t-shirt.
Prizes given for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd individual and for the 1st place winning team.
REGISTER: Sign up at the Welcome Desk.
WHEN: Jan 6 – Mar 16 (10 weeks)
FEE: Members $80; Community $180 (this includes the program and a 10 week YMCA membership)
Community: $100 waived joiner’s fee if you join the YMCA after completing the 10 week program.
This is a high intensity, yet low-impact, complete body workout. Class includes cardiovascular conditioning, and strength training with weights.
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (ages 13-Adult) is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. It combines the disciplines of Striking, Brazilian JuJitsu and Grappling. This class is designed to progressively teach you the basics through intermediate skills of the sport. Learn to defend yourself and get in great shape while doing it! Expect some light contact.
Tue or Thu 5:30-6:30pm
Each month the group is given a different book to discuss. Last Monday of the month at 9:30am.
Wednesday, Feb 13 9:30-11:30am
Snow date: Wednesday, Feb 20
Toxins can be hard to avoid. Learn how to look for Earth Friendly Cleaners in the store and how do-it-yourself cleaners can reduce toxins in your home. Join La Chelle Miller, RD from Essex Green Shoprite.
ONE-ON-ONE STRETCHING Stretching has huge benefits for our overall health, but with assisted one-on-one stretching you can achieve even better results. Not only will the trained practitioner be able to help you get deeper into your stretch, but most importantly they will know the proper form to stretch, to help you prevent unnecessary injuries and increasing the results.
Benefits of assisted stretching include:
We also offer individual stretching sessions for children (athletes and non-athletes) 10 and older. How do children and teenagers benefit from stretching? It improves sports performance and helps alleviate soreness.
(three 45min. sessions) for $99
(available for purchase 1 x only)
1 session $50 (45min. session)
10 sessions $450 (save $50)
YOUTH RATES 45 min session
1 session $45 per session
10 sessions $400 (save $50)
ONE STEP AT THE YMCA assists people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by helping to alleviate the symptoms of this illness and delay its effects. We offer a welcoming community where people with MS can improve strength and physical fitness, diminish the severity of their symptoms, develop supportive relationships, and improve their quality of life.
WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM:
• Small group, supportive environment
• 12-week program meeting twice per week
• Includes cardiovascular conditioning, strength training,
balance, and flexibility exercises
• FREE 12-week YMCA membership for the participant (for first time participants only)
One Step is supported by a generous grant from The Provident Bank Foundation
PERSONAL TRAINING Our nationally certified personal trainers can help you get motivated to train safely and effectively with results! Intake interview precedes your first session.
Single PT session $75
1 hour personal training session with a nationally certified personal trainer.
The Start-up Pack $210 (save $15)
Three (3) personal training sessions with a nationally certified fitness trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.
The Conditioning Pack $350 (save $25)
Five (5) personal training sessions with a nationally certified trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.
The Training Pack $600 (save $150)
Ten (10) personal training sessions with a nationally certified personal trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.
The Endurance Pack $1200 (save $300)
Twenty (20) personal training sessions with a nationally certified fitness professional. Includes: Before and after body composition.
GROUP TRAINING Train together and save! No partner? No problem! We will help match you with a training partner to conquer your personal training goals!
2 members $40 each p/hr
3 members $38 each p/hr
4 members $35 each p/hr
5 members $30 each p/h
Not sure whether you want to commit to a Personal Trainer? New Personal Training clients can try Personal Training with the new Tri-Pack. This package offers three 45 minute Personal Training sessions to be used within 3 months. Reasons to train with a Personal Trainer: motivation, safety (learn correct form and reduce injury risk), consistency, and education.
THE FIT PACK $350 (save $25)
Three personal training sessions with a nationally certified personal trainer and two (2) 45 minute sessions with a registered dietitian. Includes: Before and after body composition.
NUTRITIONAL CONSULTATION $75
One hour session our registered dietician. Session may include diet analysis, discussion of eating habits, behavior modification strategies, and basic menu planning.
Please call Washima Redding at 973-415-6111 or Christopher Domenic 973-415-6131 to arrange for your intake interview. Please feel free to discuss any specific medical restrictions, limitations, or concerns relating to exercise. Outside personal trainers are not permitted. Members using personal trainers other than Y personal trainer staff may have their Y privileges revoked.
Senior Health and Wellness Director
Health and Wellness Director
PERSONAL TRAINING TRI-PACK: Not sure whether you want to commit to a Personal Trainer? New Personal Training clients can try Personal Training with the new Tri-Pack. This package offers three 45 minute Personal Training sessions to be used within 3 months. Reasons to train with a Personal Trainer: motivation, safety (learn correct form and reduce injury risk), consistency, and education.
Call for an appointment:
Senior Health and Wellness Director
Health and Wellness Director
*Available once to all clients who are new to our personal training program.
Pickleball is an excellent sport and a fun way to stay active. Two to four players use solid paddles made of wood to hit a ball similar to a wiffle ball over a net, with a playing field the approximate size of a badminton court. The net height and game rules are similar to tennis.
Free with Membership
This is a Group Exercise Pilates class done on a mat with an emphasis on movement quality, posture, and breathing. Exercises are designed and sequenced to strengthen the core.
Learn how to improve intestinal flora balance, inhibit harmful bacteria, and promote good digestion. Join La Chelle Miller, Registered Dietitian from Essex Green ShopRite.
Free weights and dynamic calisthenics for strength training and balance, cardio bursts for endurance, plus stretching for flexibility, all in a convenient group exercise format.
This class is cardio focused on the rower with a mix of strength training off the rower. Learn proper rowing techniques. Limited spots available. All levels welcome.
Sprint 8 EXPRESS & ELITE CLASSES
Sprint 8 is a 20 minute program that incorporates fast twitch muscle fibers utilizing short periods of all out work then a short recovery phase…then back to it! Ideal for the busy person looking to get in great shape. This program takes the guess work out of your training! Type in your data and GO! Sprint 8 is adaptable for any age and fitness level whether it be the first time working out to an elite athlete because the program is customizable to all!
Sprint 8 Express
This is a scientifically proven, high intensity fat burning and muscle building program that utilizes 20 min workouts that ANYONE can fit into their busy schedule. You will be monitored by a Fitness Professional and your results will be collected and assessed. Begins Jan 7
Days Mon, Wed, Fri
Times 11am, 2pm, 7pm
Fee $60 (8 weeks)
Limited spots available
Sprint 8 Elite
This class is 20 minutes on the Sprint 8 then another 20 minutes of high intensity training off of the machine. This program is designed for intermediate to advanced fitness levels. Begins Jan 8
Days/Times Tue / 5:30am & Thu / 7pm
Fee $99 (8 weeks)
This famous low-impact, cardiovascular exercise format, uses adjustable step platforms plus a muscular strengthening component to provide a complete workout.
STRETCH, ENDURANCE, AND BALANCE – Level I class includes range of motion exercises incorporating gentle strengthening and balance, finishing with relaxation. Exercises are done standing or seated in a chair, utilizing various exercise props. Class does NOT include aerobics.
STRETCH, ENDURANCE, AND BALANCE – Level II class includes range of motion exercises, incorporating more challenging strengthening and balance exercises. Exercises are done standing or on floor mats, utilizing various exercise props. Class does NOT include aerobics.
STRETCH, ENDURANCE, AND BALANCE Level III class will help you develop muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance while promoting flexibility. Have fun moving to music, stretching and using light weights. Exercises include standing floor movement and mat work.
Class DOES include aerobics.
Join us for our advanced physical and mental challenge. A 25 station circuit with 30 and 60 second intervals at each station. On completion of all stations, rest for 2 minutes and then attack the circuit again for round 2.
Set to inspirational music, an instructor leads the class through a challenging workout which includes sprints, climbs, flats, lifts, and more. This class is great for the beginner and advanced exerciser since you control your own resistance level.
There are no extreme demands on muscles. Indeed the relaxation of muscle is a basic focus, as is learning to shift weight properly while paying attention to balance control.
After a thorough warm up, you will learn how to work out with minimal equipment, such as med balls, battling ropes, slide boards, and resistance bands. This class covers it all: core, agility, muscle endurance, power and more. All levels welcome!
YMCA of Montclair Running Club. Good for 12 months of program (includes Running Club Official T-shirt unless otherwise indicated via email to registrants). We run outside in good weather months March-November, and host indoor runner specific activities during bad weather months November-March.
Day: Every Sat
The Senior Center provides a place for seniors to chat with friends, attend lectures and join clubs.
Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
YOGA & PILATES PRIVATE TRAINING SESSIONS – Relax, refresh, and renew. Private instruction is the best (and most convenient) way to work on specific aspects of your yoga or pilates practice. Work on your alignment, improving your posture, strength, balance and coordination. Nothing compares to learning in a private space with
the undivided attention of an instructor. Sign up today and watch your practice transform.
1 session $80
3 pack $230
5 pack $375
10 pack $720
Yoga All Levels – Open to all levels of students-beginner to advanced. Poses can be modified to accommodate all levels.The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Chair – Focuses on basic yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and supported standing poses for
balance and bone density. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
From tight hip flexors and hamstrings to achy knees and low back pain, running can take a toll on the
body. These yoga classes are a perfect complement to your training, as they will help cultivate
freedom, balance and flexibility in your body so you can stay injury-free and running for years to
Benefits from the class include:
Yoga Gentle Restorative – Each week you will explore a different series of basic poses focusing on stretching and gentle transition through the poses. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Iyengar – A detailed and refined approach to yoga that emphasizes muscular and skeletal alignment, and creates strength, flexibility, and balance. Deep stretching occurs through holding poses for longer periods while also building strength. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Level 1 – Focus on basic yoga poses (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), as well as meditation. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Level 2 – An intermediate level class that may incorporate more challenging backbends and inversions. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Mindfulness Meditation is effective for stress reduction and pain management. Promotes inner calm, wisdom, wakefulness and joy. Generally class is conducted with participants in a seated position; however, other variations are used as well.
Yoga Power – A challenging sequence of asanas designed to build strength, flexibility, and balance. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Yoga Vinyasa – A flowing style of yoga, linking one asana to the next. The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity.
Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the Zumba participants to dance and achieve long term health benefits.