The Harlem Y offers tons of drop-in classes each week, led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Try spin, bootcamp, TRX, yoga, Pilates, Insanity, and more. Classes are free for Y members, so check the schedule, drop into a class, and start working out.

Class Schedule


An intense cardio workout of simulated road bike riding to energizing music.

Using an aerobic step, participants follow choreography and step up and down to the music.

Cardio Kickboxing
This high energy class blends athletic drills with marital arts to create an intense cardiovascular workout.

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Yoga, Pilates, and Stretch

Ashtanga Yoga
Classic yoga for the modern world, Ashtanga yoga will challenge your body with progressive postures.

Chair Yoga
A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition all from the comfort of a chair.

Mat Pilates
Based on original Pilates techniques, this class is designed to restore muscular balance, improve posture, helps prevent injury and build strength and flexibility.

Power Yoga
An athletic-based yoga class with challenging movements.

Vinyasa Yoga
Flowing sequences of yoga poses linked together by an emphasis on breathing technique.

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Dance and Zumba

Dancealates® is a owing, energizing workout that combines the core principles of Pilates with the strengthening, lengthening and toning techniques found in traditional jazz and ballet barre workouts.

Learn salsa basics to fun music.

Zumba® takes the "work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.

African Dance
Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs.

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Strength and Conditioning

Boot Camp
A challenging workout for your entire body, using calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

Ultimate Abs
This class focuses on abdominal, back and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body’s overall functional strength.

Insanity live! Workout in 3 to 5-minute blocks, and take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. It’s called Max Interval Training, because it keeps your body working at maximum capacity through your entire workout. You keep pushing your limits – so your body has to adapt.

This is a total body workout that blends highly effective techniques for improving muscular endurance, total body coordinated movements and cardiovascular conditioning. Each movement and progression is taught with an emphasis on safety, highlighting essential body alignment. Take your body to the next level with Kettlebell training!

TRX Suspension Training will take your workout to new heights! It’s not just about training harder, it’s about training smarter. Each workout is specially sequenced to safely and effectively challenge you for real results.

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Martial Arts

Shotokan Karate
Shotokan is a karate practice that teaches self defense through a series of speci c forms. This Shotokan Karate class will be a challenging workout, with a focus on form and technique.

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Water Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics
An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Aqua Boot Camp
This challenging water workout will put your strength and endurance to the test.

Deep Aqua Impact
A unique exercise class that takes place in the water, utilizing floatation devices to allow "jogging" in deep water.

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Senior Fitness

Chair Yoga
A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support.

Silver Sneakers Classic
Have fun and move through the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.

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