The Ridgewood Y has tons of drop-in fitness classes each week, led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Try HIIT, bootcamp, yoga, Pilates, circuit training, and more. Our classes are free for Y members, so check the schedule, drop into a class, and start working out.

Class Schedule

Cardio

H.I.I.T.
Supercharge your fitness with this challenging class of high speed, high intensity work alternated with recovery periods of low intensity.

POUND™
POUND™ is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and isometric poses.

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

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

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Yoga, Pilates, and Stretch

Anusara Yoga
A yoga class that is both spiritually inspiring and yet grounded in a deep knowledge of outer and inner body alignment. The central philosophy of this yoga is that each person is equally divine in every part – body, mind, and spirit.

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.

Gentle Yoga
Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

Hatha Yoga
A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition.

Kripalu Yoga
An interplay between body, mind, and energy. Kripalu Yoga is also a tool for self-empowerment and personal growth. The practice teaches you to tap into your own inner-knowing.

Meditation
Learn and practice meditation.

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

PiYo™
PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

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

Tai Chi
An ancient form of mind body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements in a form of meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self defense.

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

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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.

Deep Definitions
Sculpt and define every inch of your body in this strength training class.

Insanity®
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.

Kettlebells
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!

Upper Body Blast
Focus on your upper body - arms, shoulders, chest, and back with this strengthening workout.

Total Body Conditioning
A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using an assortment of fitness equipment.

Train like an Athlete
Athletic drills create an intense workout to get your performance to the next level.

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Dance and Zumba

Belly Dance
A dance movement class that focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning traditional movements and combinations.

Dance Aerobics
A rhythmic choreographed aerobic workout that provides a challenging and fun workout.

Hip Hop
A cardiovascular workout to hip hop music. Learn fun choreography, with a step-by-step progression to get your feet moving and your heart pumping.

Soca AFRO-bics®
A high intensity dance fitness class fused with African dance, African music, West Indian dance, and Soca music!

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

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Senior Fitness

SilverSneakers® Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

SilverSneakers® Yoga
SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Zumba® Gold
The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling.

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