Exeter Area YMCA

Fitness Class Descriptions



3rd Friday of the month– Free for all. Social afterwards at the Y or meet up at a location in Exeter. Coincides with Parents Night Out! (Pre-registration required)


This is YOUR ride! For 30 & 60 minute classes you will
experience hill climbs, valleys & timed sprints to challenge your fitness level.  (Duel Sided Pedals - SPD Clips Compatible)

NEW! Power Cycle & Core

 40 minute power cycle followed by a 15 minute core/stretch in the mind/body studio.


BARRE  (Signup Required)

This ballet inspired exercise class is designed to sculpt and tone your arms, legs and core. Work your entire body with exercises to stretch & lengthen each muscle group. Classes will incorporate exercises at the barre and on the mat.


This high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories* in a class. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu.


Looking to get lean, toned and fit fast? Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout.


If you want the optimal mix of strength, cardio and core training this is it. The challenging mix of lunges, squats and tubing exercises will help you burn up to 490 calories each class.

Boot Camp

A combination of cardio, strength, flexibility, core and functional movement patterns to increase strength and muscle endurance.

Circuit Blast

Blast through a total body cardiovascular and muscle conditioning workout using a variety of functional training equipment and your own body weight.

NEW! HIIT Step 30

Blast calories in this 30 minute class. Quick timing and short breaks will kick it up a notch, and all using the functional Step.

Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED

This 30 minute endurance based class will work your entire body through resistance, cardio, and active recovery moves all based in 30 second increments.


POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming.


Get ready for a rich variety of intense routines from cardio to resistance training, plyometrics, ab work, and more. Drop in anytime!

Senior Strength & Balance (S & B)

This low impact class is designed for seniors looking to improve strength, balance & stability to prevent injury.


A classic cardio based workout using the step, a platform of varying heights, to tone muscles and burn calories. 

Step, Core, & More

Increase your total body strength with a focus on core stability using a variety of equipment including the step and best of all your own body weight.


Groove and sweat in this cardio based dance and tone PARTY! This is a full body BLAST that will make you forget you are actually working out! Come transform your day and body in this FUN effective LIVELY class! Get ready to MOVE!

Total Body Strength & Balance (S & B)

This class is designed for all ability levels. Improve stability, strength and flexibility to prevent injury utilizing a variety of fitness equipment.


A aerobic workout based around Latin dance moves and music. Each class incorporates a variety of dance moves from merengue, salsa to reggaeton.


All Levels Yoga

All Levels Yoga is just as it sounds. During this class, classic yoga poses are practiced with an emphasis on alignment in
a slow paced controlled environment.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Breath and dynamic movement are the foundations of this challenging and fun practice, emphasizing strength, core work, and flexibility encouraging a balanced body.


BODYFLOW™ is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm.

Gentle Yoga

Develop awareness of the breath and ease yourself carefully into structured movements improving flexibility & strength.

Hatha Yoga

Classic yoga poses are combined with breathwork for an all-around mind-body experience

POWER Yoga (Heated Room 80’-85’)

A vinyasa based yoga, practiced in a controlled heated environment. This high energy class will build strength, improve flexibility, and increase stamina.

STOTT Pilates Essential Mat

The Essential Mat class incorporates the Five Basic Principles of the STOTT PILATES method. Each class is designed to help you develop leaner, longer-looking muscles, establish core strength and stability and heighten mind-body awareness.

Yin Flow

Yin yoga poses are floor-based and are generally held for longer periods of time - up to several minutes each - to invite the deeper tissues of the body to relax, promoting flexibility

Yoga Basics

Learn basic fundamentals of the yoga poses from the foundation to the crown of the head. This alignment based class will be taught to understand the practice of yoga with proper alignment.

Yoga Flow

This class will progress through faster-paced, fluid movements building core strength and stability with controlled breath. It is
designed to improve muscle tone and flexibility.

Yoga Strength & Flexibility

Build strength with yoga poses to improve balance & flexibility on and off the mat. Each class will build towards a pinnacle pose of the week, with an accompanying theme.


NEW! Zumba® Kids (Ages 7-11)

Zumba® Kids classes are high energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines.  We break down steps and add games, activities, and cultural exploration elements into each class.

S.H.I.F.T Small Group Training

Sign up required!

NEW! Exeter Run Club

We are a new meet up location! Join us for 3-5 mile runs. Beginner and Stroller running routes! No Pre-registration required!


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