ywca Minneapolis

Uptown Schedule

Thursday Feb 23, 2017

5:00 pm


Nur A.

5:00 pm - 5:55 pm

PiYo combines the muscle sculpting and core strengthening benefits of Pilates-based movement with the tranquility and focus of Yoga.  The pace is a steady flow of postures, exercise and transitions designed to add intensity to the workout and place an emphasis on strengthening the entire body.

6:00 pm


Anthony M.

6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

Have you ever seen a flabby gladiator? Probably not, because gladiators had to lift heavy metal swords, push chariots around and keep from being eaten by the lions. Forget the machines. By using functional fitness you can get the same intense strength and power plus calorie burn with this workout designed to train your body, not your muscles. This is an intense workout utilizing simple but effective equipment and techniques to take your fitness level up to "warrior level."

6:00 pm


Janelle K.

6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

Zumba is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious dance steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. All levels welcome.

6:15 pm

Themed Cycle

Chloe S.

6:15 pm - 7:10 pm

Come along on a ride that will offer a variety of themes and put the meaning of fun back into your life! You may tackle a new terrain, take part in a rock n’ roll ride, focus on drills, enjoy a specific era of music, or ride in the Tour de France. The sky’s the limit for this class! All cycling abilities welcome.

7:00 pm


Kevin H.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

BODYFLOWTM is a choreographed class with a unique combination of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. This blend of complimentary formats builds flexibility, helps strengthen the overall body and will help improve balance. You will leave this class feeling both centered and calm. 

*Yoga experience recommended*

7:00 pm

TRX Body Blast

Dillon A.

7:00 pm - 7:55 pm

This innovative training system has developed into an entirely new and original category of functional exercise: Suspension Training. TRX is an innovative and contemporary way to train and not just applicable to elite athletes or Navy SEALS but anyone who seeks a method to safely and rapidly improve their fitness. TRX Body Blast follows a traditional group fitness format, movements of the group share a coordinated tempo and are driven by the beat of the music. Ideal for those new to TRX and for those who enjoy the fun and high energy of a group fitness format.

8:00 pm

Tri Swim Prep

Whitney J.

8:00 pm - 8:55 pm

This class focuses on building a foundation for freestyle endurance swimming for triathletes. Swimmers will learn stroke mechanics, drills, and practice methods to train up to an endurance swim of 500 yards or more. Our most experienced Total Immersion coaches provide feedback and encouragement.

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Friday Feb 24, 2017

6:15 am

Cycle Intervals

Andrew W.

6:15 am - 7:10 am

This class will push your body’s limits and improve your overall performance. The instructor will use a variety of techniques to provide cyclists with short periods of intense anaerobic exercise, followed by a less intense active recovery. While this class is intended for experienced riders, casual riders are welcome and encouraged to modify the interval intensities.

8:00 am

Cycle Foundations

Sharon G.

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Step into this beginner-friendly, 45 minute class and learn everything you need to know about indoor cycling: bike fit and set-up, cycling terms, how to use the computer, body form and alignment. You will enjoy a ride customized to your needs as you build the base to move on to other formats.

8:00 am

Hot Yoga Chisel

Nick V.

8:00 am - 8:55 am

Take your yoga training to the next level! With the addition of free weights, this heated (90o F) yoga class will strengthen, tone and stretch all major muscle groups. Set to motivating music, the high intensity will challenge your endurance, while burning calories and boosting your metabolism. One to two Hot Yoga classes and some strength training recommended prior to Hot Yoga Chisel.

*Students should have some prior Yoga experience*

9:00 am


Sharon G.

9:00 am - 9:55 am

Put the water’s resistance to work! A variety of equipment is used in both the shallow and deep ends of the pool. Our instructor will lead you through a workout where you decide what intensity and depth of the water is right for you. Swimming ability not necessary and buoyancy belts are available.

9:30 am

Step Plus

Diana P.

9:30 am - 10:45 am

This class emphasizes intermediate stepping techniques, muscle conditioning through callisthenic work and a final stretch. Callisthenic work (last 15 minutes of class) is optional. All fitness levels welcome.

10:00 am

Fit and Tone

Bonnie O.

10:00 am - 10:55 am

A low- to non-impact aerobics class that also includes strength and flexibility training. Great for beginners but all levels welcome.

11:00 am

Total Stretch

Bonnie O.

11:00 am - 11:55 am

Treat your body, energize your day with this invigorating stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

12:00 pm


Pat M.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

BODYFLOWTM is a choreographed class with a unique combination of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. This blend of complimentary formats builds flexibility, helps strengthen the overall body and will help improve balance. You will leave this class feeling both centered and calm. 

*Yoga experience recommended*

12:00 pm

MS Yoga

Lisa F.

12:00 pm - 12:55 pm

This class is paced for those with chronic illness concerns, primarily those with Multiple Sclerosis or other auto immune diseases, including mobility limitations or the need to work slowly or those engaged in injury rehabilitation. This class endorsed by the Minnesota MS Society.

5:30 pm

Boot Camp Basics

Chloe S.

5:30 pm - 6:25 pm

If you have always wanted to try Boot Camp, but have not felt quite ready, this small group is for you. This welcoming environment allows you to learn how to perform exercise drills in a modified manner, while experiencing the full benefits of an intense, heart pumping workout. Each workout runs through a series of low-impact cardio, stability, strength and core-training exercises with personalized attention given to proper form and joint safety.

5:30 pm


Linda H.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This class is designed for all fitness levels. It uses free weights, motivational music, and trained instructors to help you add strength and define muscles. All Pumped! classes are taught in the gym at all locations. Great for all fitness levels.

6:00 pm

First Friday Ride- Mar. 3 Only

Brian M.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s the first Friday of the month – LET’S PARTY! This class is designed to be as fun as it is challenging by combining all three of our cycling formats: Power, Team and Summit. Consider this your healthy Happy Hour and join us for a great 90-minute workout! *Please Note: Class is only offered the first Friday of each month (Mar. 3). Intensity level 2.

6:00 pm

Restorative Yoga

Susan R.

6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

Fundamental yoga poses practiced while the body is supported with props, allowing greater relaxation, restoration and renewal. Note: This class is 75 minutes.

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