Calorie burning cardio, lower body-core strength and improved balance.
With a portable step platform with height adjustable risers, participants will perform choreographed exercise routines up, onto, down and around the step for great cardio fitness. Additionally, this class provides exceptional training to shape the lower body. Your coordination will be tested at times! But, if you want strong legs, a lifted butt and a functionally fit core – step this way!
No registration required
Youth ages 12-13 may attend accompanied by an adult
Teens age 14+ may attend unaccompanied by an adult
A Typical Class
Class begins with a warm-up using the step. Then, the instructor will lead the class participants in a free-style step routine that will move 360-degrees around the step. The class ends with cool-down that incorporates strength exercises or floor work.
Increased stability and balance
Raise overall fitness level
Improved heart and lung capacity for increased cardiovascular health
Increased bone health and density
Increased muscular tone
Tips + Preparation
New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.
Focus on FUN!! Don't worry about perfection-we've all been there.
Lost in a move? Continue moving until you are able to re-join the class.
It may take a few classes to catch on, don't give up.
Step platform and risers
The Y provides all equipment for this class
Attire and What to Bring
Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
Wear comfotable, functional clothing made to breathe to allow air flow
Sweat towel (available at the welcome desk)
Tommy Smith Group Fitness Director
West Washington Branch
Heather Schwengel Director of Healthy Living
Ozaukee Branch firstname.lastname@example.org
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