THE MILWAUKEE Y

 

BODYCOMBAT™

BODYCOMBAT™ is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by mixed martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai. Experience the driving music and powerful role model instructors which make BODYCOMBAT™ the world’s most popular martial arts group fitness class.


BODYSTEP™

BODYSTEP™ is the energizing step workout that makes you feel liberated and alive. Using a height-adjustable step and simple movements on, over and around the step you get huge motivation from sing-a-long music and approachable instructors. Cardio blocks push fat burning systems into high gear followed by muscle conditioning tracks that shape and tone your body.


SHIMM-Y          

Get into the groove and let your hips move! This low impact belly dancing class intertwines traditional and contemporary styles of this age-old art form. We start with basic introductory skills that become more intricate as the session progresses. Techniques learned in this class help benefit balance, posture and core strength. Registration required. This is a fee-based class.


STEP AEROBICS

Step your fitness up to new heights with this beat driven workout that will have you moving up and off of an adjustable bench. Combinations of moves will be introduced in this class to raise your heart rate as you fly across, around and over the bench. You can control the level of intensity by the height of your bench and the size of your movements.


strYke

Fitness can be a battle, it’s time to get into the fight! Jump in and punch, strike, kick and elbow your way to a fitter you. This cardio kickboxing class uses multiple international combat disciplines that will improve your coordination and also target muscles in a different way than your normal workout, helping sculpt your body during this 45-minute workout.


Y-CARDIO FUNK

We’ll provide the dance floor, you set it on fire. This fitness-based dance class consists of a combination of low and high impact traditional aerobic movements performed in a dynamic dance style. A great and rewarding workout where you’ll see cardio benefits. Have a great time while you “get your funk on!”


Y CARDIO JAM

Get ready to dance, sweat and have fun in this exhilarating cardio workout. An addictive mixture of the latest dance styles and hottest new music will have your heart pumping right along with the beat! Instructors will teach and rehearse the moves with you until you’re ready for an all out dance performance. Instructors can teach you the steps, but not the attitude, so bring your own and let’s jam!


Y-CYCLE

It’s time to chart a new course on your fitness journey! Instructors will lead the class on a motivating path through mixed terrain, hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and intervals. An amazing adventure guided to the rhythm of powerful and engaging music. You can increase or decrease the tension on your fly wheel to control the intensity of the workout.


Y-FUSE

The original Milwaukee Y branded fitness class that set the stage for all of the unique life-changing group fitness experiences that you can only get at the Milwaukee Ys. Touted as the most challenging cardio based fitness class in our association – Y-Fuse is an exciting, innovative, full-body cardio class that utilizes sports-inspired drills to get the heart rate pumping. Fast-paced, effective workout in a short time block. Though this class offers advanced and dynamic movement patterns, participants are in control of their impact levers which makes this challenging class achievable for all levels.


ZUMBA®

Ditch the workout, join the party! The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a “workout” forever. Zumba® is a dynamic, danced-based class set to the fusion of Latin and international music featuring aerobic fitness (interval training). Dance sneakers or shoes that allow for pivoting are recommended.