Active Older Adults | Ocean County YMCA
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Active Older Adults

At the Y, we empower people of all ages and abilities to change their lives for the better.

During Phase 2 of our reopening plan the following Fitness Classes will be offered.  

Click here to view the current Fitness Schedule

The programs and activities here go far beyond classes and schedules. They provide a multitude of opportunities to enhance lifestyle, get active together and meet others in a safe and fun environment. In addition, the programs and activities at the Y are not just about fitness, they are about all around well-being.

Ageless Cardio & Strength

We’re A Gym – And So Much More!

Ageless Cardio & Strength

Different variations of cardio each week plus an overall strength workout that will take you out of your comfort zone.

 

Chair Core

CHAIR CORE with Jean (BEGINNER)

Strengthen low back and abdominal muscles without having to get on the floor. Decrease low back pain through a combination of postural, flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Tai Chi Qigong

TAI CHI QIGONG with Jean (ALL LEVELS)

ALL LEVELS OF FITNESS CAN BENEFIT! Based on the principles of Qigong Tai Chi, participants learn to incorporate deep restorative breathing with slow and mindful movement. The slow and mindful pace will help to increase balance, flexibility, and increased relaxation. Tai Chi is an exercise of both body and mind.

Tabata

TABATA with Jacqui

Using a variety of strength and conditioning exercises. Each class offers a full body workout which provides noticeable results in a short amount of time. Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class will provide what you are looking for in a fitness class.

Power Hour

POWER HOUR with Lori

Strength training and cardio using a barbell, dumbell, or body weight. High reps to help build muscle. This class is designed for any fitness level.

Bootcamp

6 WEEK BOOTCAMP with JACQUI

Level up your summer fitness with this 6 week boot camp. Meeting twice a week, Tuesday & Thursdays at 6 am. A dose of everything you need to hit those summer fitness goals; HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Suspension Training, KettleBells, BOSU and so much more.

Yoga Levels

CHAIR YOGA with Terry (BEGINNER)

Hatha Yoga program developed for students with limited mobility, disabilities, wheelchair-bound, arthritis and those not comfortable getting on the floor. All postures are done sitting in a chair.

GENTLE YOGA with Terry (BEGINNER)

Improve range of motion, strength, balance, and flexibility with foundational yoga postures. Class moves at a slow and mindful pace to assure proper body alignment and emphasizes mental relaxation through a series of breathing instructions.

YOGA LEVEL 2 with Terry

(BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE/Level 1 Required) This class combines breathing techniques, yoga postures and relaxation to reduce stress, increase flexibility and balance the body, mind and spirit.

SilverSneakers Circuit

SilverSneakers Circuit (Intermediate)

Take the next step from SilverSneakers Classic. Low impact cardiovascular conditioning class for standing support.

 

 

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