FAMILY YMCA OF EMPORIA-GREENSVILLE

YMCA Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Health and Wellness

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Class Descriptions Jan April 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YMCA Group Fitness Instructor, Brenda Robinson will welcome you

to exercise classes at the library!

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 Exercise standing                                                         Exercise seated 

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The 2nd floor meeting room at the Brunswick County Library awaits for you to join in!  

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If you are current member of a Y, bring your membership card and sign in.  If you are not a current member of a Y, purchase a 10 class

punch card from the Brunswick County Library main desk for $20.00 and join in the fun!   If you have a medicare supplement plan with Silver

Sneakers, Silver and Fit, Renew Active or One Pass wellness benefits, contact the Y at 434.348.9622 to verify your eligibility to attend these

and other classes for free!

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GUEST POLICY:

Nationwide Members who have an active membership at another Y may be our guest with the presentation of their membership card.

 

Anyone 18 years of age or older can come in as a day guest if they can provide the following:

  •     Valid State Issued Photo ID with address.
  •     Address on Photo ID above shows the guest resides beyond 30 miles from our Y.
  •     Pay $10 per day guest fee.

 

Anyone between the ages of 13 and 17, can come in as a day guest if:

  •    Their parent or legal guardian comes in with them to sign a risk waiver.
  •    Complete a guest application.
  •    Present a valid state issued photo ID showing the parent lives more than 30 miles away           from our Y
  •    Pay $10 per day guest fee.

The YMCA is committed to making an impact on the health of our community. We believe in taking a holistic approach focusing on spirit, mind and body. As such, members can participate in a wide array of activities that better their health.

Wellness Center – Features Matrix cardiovascular equipment, Life Fitness pin-loaded weight equipment, & free weights. Newer to the facility is a Life Fitness Circuit Series line offering resistance bands instead of weights which is ideal for beginners.  

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Wellness Coaches Upon joining (or anytime afterward), members may schedule an appointment with a Wellness Coach for a FitPath orientation or an orientation to learn how to use the equipment.  Members can also receive up to three months of individual or small group wellness coaching.  Individual wellness coaching includes one free one hour personal training session at the end of three months. 

 

individual wellness coaching flier updated 8.7.20

 

Small Group coaching flier updated 8.3.20

  

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FitPath powered by ActivTrax–FitPath is a web-based virtual trainer that allows members to access personalized workouts and nutrition resources. FitPath comes free with all memberships and helps to jump start your healthy lifestyle! Following a FitPath orientation to gather baseline information about your workout history and goals, your Wellness Coach will give you a tutorial on how to use the workout and nutrition program. Click here to download a sample workout.

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Personal Training – For people who want the motivation and guidance of a certified trainer, we offer personal training. Our trainers listen to your workout goals, tailor a workout to target the goals, and walk you through the workout step by step. Click here to download a personal training contract.

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Group Fitness – For people who prefer to work out in a group setting, we offer approximately 35 group fitness classes per week. From Step, to Pilates, to Cycling, & Power Cut, our classes offer a variety of routines that can be tailored to any fitness level.  We include classes for kids 5-12, seniors, members just starting out, or even members recovering from an illness or injury.  Our studios feature a floating wood floor that is forgiving on the joints as well as equipment for each class. You don't have to call ahead...just show up. Due to equipment availability or space limitations, some classes require a pass that can be picked up at the Member Service Desk when you check in. 

              

Cycling Studio – Cycling classes offer a high intensity cardiovascular workout in an encouraging group atmosphere.  Led by an instructor, bike your way over hills through the valleys on your journey to health.  

 

Silver Sneakers & Silver & Fit  - are group fitness classes designed to help improve balance, maintain strength, and provide an opportunity for fellowship. Participants may either stand or use a chair for more stability. 

  

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 Meet Our Instructors:

 

     

     

 

Shannon Gainey –   Shannon has been working with the YMCA for 14 years and has a passion for group fitness. She has held YMCA group fitness and personal training certifications for over 13 years. She works in many different areas at the Y and is dedicated to helping people reach their fitness goals! Shannon teaches Body Sculpting, Burst! and is certified to teach SilverSneakers classes.


     

  Marilyn LeGrow –  Graduating as a Registered Nurse in 1975 and practicing in various areas of the clinical and private sector, Marilyn's passion evolved to chronic disease prevention. Group Fitness merged perfectly with her passion urging her to become a certified Group Fitness instructor in 2006.  She teaches Step Aerobics, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Cycling, Splash, Cardio Fit, Circuit, Classic, Yoga and Pilates.  Marilyn also serves as the Community Health Program Specialist for the YMCA's Community Health Program.

  Joy Phillips –  Joy has been teaching fitness classes for half of her life and loves it!  She teaches Advanced Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Cardio Kickboxing, Silver Sneakers Classic, Power Cut, and Step Aerobics. Her passion is to help people realize the benefits of regularly exercising to stay mentally and physically strong, balanced, and comfortable with themselves.

  Brenda Robinson –  Brenda is a retired school teacher of 35 years who decided to incorporate her love of teaching and exercise into becoming a Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She teaches Pilates, Silver Sneakers Classic, Yoga, Cardio Fit, Cycling, Fit Ball Toning, Step Aerobics and Kid Fit. She enjoys running half marathons and has taught the Run for God 5K Training Program in the past.

     

     

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Walking Track – Want to stay mobile?  W A L K !   In 17.5 laps you can walk (or run) a mile in safety and comfort in an indoor space snow, rain or shine!  Open during regular business hours, our track is accessible by stairs or elevator.

 

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Gymnasium - Get your workout playing basketball, volleyball or pickleball!  Click here to download a current gymnasium schedule. Closing thirty minutes prior to normal business hours, the gymnasium is ready for basketball, pickleball other activities.  Side basketball nets can be lowered by staff to accommodate small children who are playing with their parents.  On Tuesday nights at 6 pm, come in for an adult full court sign-up recreational basketball game! 

 

For everyone curious about pickleball, we have all the equipment you need to learn and plenty of avid players to show you how!  

Enjoy participating in co-ed volleyball through the Emporia-Greensville Recreation Association (EGRA) which is played in our gym.  Contact the EGRA at 434.634.2594 to sign up.