Group Exercise Classes


The Y offers classes for all levels and all interests. From low-impact exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training, to indoor cycling, water exercise and yoga, you’ll find a group class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving.

Health and Wellness Class Guidelines

  • ​No pre-registration for group exercise; No “Class Pass” needed
  • Group exercise classes are free and included with memberships and day passes
  • Each class is easily adjusted for individual comfort and ability level
  • Youth ages 10-13 along with a parent/guardian may attend following a Parent/Child Fitness Orientation
  • The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA reserves the right to change the schedule or cancel classes due to consistently low attendance
  • All instructor-led classes take place in the group exercise area unless otherwise noted
  • All Fitness on Demand-virtual group exercise-classes take place in the Fitness on Demand room across from the adult men’s locker room unless otherwise noted
  • Please see a staff person for assistance with Fitness on Demand virtual group exercise classes
  • Fitness on Demand virtual cycling participants will collectively select and start an offering for the class.  Please do not start the chosen offering before the scheduled start time

Group Exercise Schedule Below (valid 4/30-6/10)

Class Name Description Schedule
CARDIO MIX For those that enjoy variety, choreography and being challenged - this class uses a variety of exercise tools creatively to tone and definte muscles of the upper and lower body in addition to a great cardiovascular workout. M/W


A high energy class that creates a perfect balance of fitness movements fused together for a complete total body workout. You will leave this class feeling lifted and accomplished, eager for more.  Join Cardio Pump Fusion on Fridays for 30 minutes of total body workout, 30 minutes of step!


CARDIO KNOCKOUT Get sweaty in this heart pumping workout using plyometric and mixed-martial arts drills to increase cardiovascular endurance.  T/Th: 
CORE Standing functional core training is combined with floor ab exercises to give you a vigorous core strengthening experience. M/T/W/Th: 5-5:30pm
ENHANCE®FITNESS  Endorsed by Silver & Fit® EnhanceFitness is a proven program for senior fitness and arthritis management. Benefits of the program’s low impact classes include increased strength, balance, flexibility, and reduction in arthritis symptoms. M/W/F: 10-11am
GRIT IRON High intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage.  Challenge yourself with a HIIT strength and cardio workout that is sure to make you sweat! T/Th: 5:15-6:30am
MINDFUL MEDITATION Engage your mind and body in this meditation focusing on the present moment.  Take some time to switch off of “automatic” mode and fall into mindful relaxation. T:
R.I.P.P.E.D.  Resistance. Interval. Power. Plyometrics. Endurance. Diet. You will tone, firm, and create a whole new level of fitness– it’s the “one stop body shock”. M/W/F:
ROLLGA STRETCH  Rollga is a uniquely designed foam roller ideal for self-myofascial release.  Make Rollga your stop for a workout warm up or recovery aid. M:
STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER  Strength Train Together will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout.  Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Strength Train Together combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. M/W: 
TOTAL BODY SCULPT  An energetic workout that will target your whole body with strength, cardio, and core movements. T/Th: 

Get stronger, get results, and get ready to battle.  Each class will throw a new challenge at you using weights, jump ropes, and much more!  You won’t want to miss this class!

M/W: 5:10-6am
YOGA Enjoy traditional yoga poses to enhance flexibility, range of motion, and muscle tone.  You will leave feeling energized and ready for the rest of the day. T/Th:
YOGA STRETCH Start your day off right with Yoga!  Traditional yoga postures will work together to bring strength, stretch, and relaxation to your morning. T/Th: 
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CYCLE Jump on a bike and go for a ride that will improve your cardio endurance and muscular strength.  This low impact/high intensity workout will leave you drenched in sweat, yet inspired to come back for more!  Find yourself riding on location or chasing the beats, either way it will be a blast!  Intensity Level: Standard M/W/F: 9am
T/Th: 8:30am
​M/T/W/Th: 5:30pm 
LOW-MODERATE INTENSITY TOTAL BODY A muscle and cardio conditioning class that will burn a ton of calories, tone and sculpt your entire body and enhance your overall fitness level.  Intensity Level:  Standard M/W:
F: 8:30am



  • Session ends Sunday, June 3, 2018