Group Exercise

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Delay the Disease: Parkinsons Wellness Program

The GROVE CITY YMCA now offers group exercise for people with Parkinson's. Delay the Disease is an evidence-based fitness program designed to empower those living with Parkinson's Disease by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms.

Developed by David Zid {BA, ACE, APG} and Jackie Russell {RN, BSN, CNOR} in Columbus, OH, this national wellness program is designed to retrain the mind and body.  Participants report improvement in quality of life, regained ability to successfully manage the disease, and maintenance of independence. This program targets daily functional challenges and symptom-specific fitness agendas. Exercise plans are adapted to all levels of the disease, valuable to newly diagnosed and progressed states alike.

Visit www.delaythedisease.com for additional information, seminars, and educational courses.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

$50 per month

Schedule:

Two 1 on 1 sessions per week

One group class per week

Must be members to participate

For schedule information call Shelby Conn (724) 458-9781


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Group Exercise

Group Exercise Descriptions:. 

  •  Full Body Blast: An insane strength and core workout that incorporates high endurance and proves to push you to the max. Beginners welcome!!
  • Step Aerobics:Traditional step aerobics.  This class will include warm-up, 30 minutes of non-stop cardio/stepping choreographed to music and a brief push-up/abdominal section.  Beginners welcome!
  • Strength Club:This strength training class will include a brief warm up followed by a variety of exercises to challenge all major muscle groups.  Various types of equipment and cardio drills will be incorporated.
  • Burn-it Bootcamp: This class will give you a full-body workout in just 45 power packed minutes.  You will move through a circuit of 10-12 cardio or strength stations while performing intervals of higher-intensity drills such as running/jogging, sprinting, jumping.
  • Indoor Cycling:A group exercise class done on stationary bikes, specially made to simulate an outdoor ride.  During this class the instructor will take you through a series of hill climbs, sprints and flat roads.
  • PiYo:  This blend of Pilates and Yoga will build muscular strength and flexibility while allowing the mind and body relax. Modifications are made to challenge participants in a safe way.
  • Zumba®: Dance and exercise to Latin rhythms set to high-energy international beats.
  • Tai Chi:This class begins with exercise to improve balance and calm the mind and body. Beginners to advanced welcome!
  • Pilates: This class focuses on promoting good posture and a stronger core. Performed on a mat with exercises that will tone abs, legs, and arms using mats, resistance bands, and balls. NOT intended for those with back or knee problems.
  • Zumba Gold®:A program which takes the original Zumba workout and modifies it for the active older adult, beginner participant, and other clients who may require modifications.
  • SilverSneakers Classic ®: Muscular strength and range of motion uses dumbbells, bands and a ball for resistance.  Chairs can be used for support.  This class is great for all ages starting an exercise program and for prenatal conditioning.
  • Senior Evolution: Designed for the Senior Citizen who wants to be challenged in cardiovascular and muscular endurance as well as muscular strength and flexibility.
  • Cycle & Core: Starting with 30-40 minutes of cycling followed by 20-30 minutes of abdominal exercises.
  • Morning Stretch: Gentle stretches are performed on a chair instead of a mat. Helps maintain joint stability and prevent injury.
  • Senior Circuit: Start with a dance warm-up followed by cardio and strength moves. Participants need to be able to stand for prolonged periods.
  • Zumba Toning: Use light weight, maraca-like toning sticks for body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, sstrength-training dance fitness party.
  • Zumba Step: Combining the toning and strengthening power of step aerobics with the fun fitness party that Zumba brings to the dance floor. Zumba Step increases cardio and calorie burning while adding moves that define and sculpt your core and legs.
  • Kicked Up Step: Traditional step aerobics takeen to the next level. This class includes warm up, 30 minutes of non-stop cardio/steppingchoreographed to music and a push-up/abdominal section.
  • Cardio/Kickboxing: A focus on compound exercises using weights alternating with Hi/Lo impact kickboxing and plyometric moves. A great workout and atmosphere that will keep you coming back for more.
  • Hard "Core": Tired of your butt & gut? Looking for a hard core and killer abs? This class offers a combination of exercise using your body weight and isometric resistance focused on strengthening your c.ore and burning fat.
  • PiYo Power: An intense, music-driven and athletic fusion of Pilates and Yoga. You will work on flexibility and strength while breaking a sweat.
  • Boot Camp: A high intensity body sculpting class craetively designed to keep your metabolism boosted long after 45 minutes!

 

 


Class Information


Age Group:
All Ages

Program Cost:

FREE for YMCA members

NonMembers may contact us for pricing.


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