Fitness Classes

A Fun Mix of In-Person and Virtual Fitness Classes

The 14th Street Y will keep you healthy and fit for life.

It’s all here. Our carefully curated fitness class list features a deep inventory of all the popular categories, tailored for gym-goers of every age and fitness level, as well as a host of special offerings.

We have a wider range of fitness classes—from favorites like Yoga, Zumba, and Pilates to challenging cardio sculpt and aerobics with strength training!

We now have a full roster of live-streaming and in-person group fitness classes to keep our community active whether from home or at the 14Y.

No matter what your fitness path or goal, we welcome you!

Our live-streaming group fitness classes are part of the 14Y’s Virtual Membership. Learn more about Virtual Membership and our class offerings.

The 14Y Fitness Center welcomes members for in-person workouts. Learn more about our Fitness Center here.


In-Person Group Fitness Classes

We are excited to be expanding our schedule of in-person fitness classes this winter!

For the most up to date health and safety information for in-person workouts, including masking recommendations and vaccine requirements, please visit our Health and Safety page.

Most in-person group fitness classes are walk-in only. Only Get Fit with Ivy and Aerobics with Strength Training with Ivy require advance registration to save your spot due to class popularity.
Mondays

Strength & Conditioning with Caroline
Mondays | 9:30 – 10:20 AM
Fitness Studio
Start your morning off with a high intensity class that targets all the major muscle groups with a combination of bodyweight exercises, weightlifting, bodyweight exercises, and a core- strengthening mat workout. This class is for intermediate to advanced exercisers, comfortable with jumping, squatting and lifting 5-10 lb dumbbells.

Get Fit with Ivy (Intermediate)
Mondays | 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Gymnasium
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Low impact aerobics followed by strength training with emphasis on a lower body workout (squats, lunges, deadlifts and more). No class 9/26

Power Hour Body Challenge with Janet (High Intensity)
Mondays | 6:30 – 7:20 PM
Fitness Studio
In this intense, high-energy class, you will challenge your muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, improve your flexibility and coordination using weights and other equipment to get everything pumping and torch some serious calories while having a great time!

Tuesdays

Pilates Plus with Elizabeth (Intermediate) (Hybrid class)
Tuesdays | 11:00 – 11:45 AM 
Fitness Studio
This class combines traditional Pilates exercises plus other strength and toning modalities. It involves the integration of strength, stabilization and alignment. The skills you develop in this class will help with proper, protective body mechanics in everyday activities.

Zen Surf Yoga with Jennifer (Intermediate)
Tuesdays | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Fitness Studio
Surf through movement, meditation, sound and stretch. Focuses on opening the body, mind and soul. The class begins with core work and Asanas to warm and challenge the body, followed by restorative movement and stretch. Meditation and sound bring the class to a nurturing and gentle finish.

Wednesdays

Pilates Fusion with Jennifer
Wednesdays | 9:30 – 10:20 AM
Fitness Studio
A little barre, a little yoga and a lot of Pilates! Plankwork, arm weights and standing work for the lower body, transition to the mat for core targeting the many abdominal muscles as well as thighs, glutes and back.

Aerobics with Strength Training with Ivy (Intermediate)
Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:50 AM 
Gymnasium
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Low impact cardiovascular workout. Strength training with weights to support muscle and bone health. Increase strength, cardio, balance, and flexibility.

Sit ‘N Be Fit with Sheila (Gentle)
Wednesdays | 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM
Fitness Studio

A complete body workout. Stretch and strengthen body, get an aerobic workout, learn proper use of muscles and joints for a healthier and more flexible body.

Juggling with Alice
Wednesdays | 1:30 – 2:20 PM
Fitness Studio
Want to learn how to juggle? Already know how but want to work on your skills with others? Join us on Wednesdays, we have the balls, rings, clubs & scarves as well as plates for spinning and ribbon for twirling.

Zumba with Celeste
Wednesdays | 6:30 – 7:20 PM
Fitness Studio
Latin rhythms, easy to follow moves, as well as resistance training, to have fun, tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Thursdays

Tai Chi with Roberto (Gentle)
Thursdays | 8:00 – 8:50 AM
Gymnasium
All levels welcome. Develop balance, body and breath control, strength, and posture.

Intuitive Alignment with Anne (Gentle)
Thursdays | 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Fitness Studio

Alignment based yoga class with an emphasis on precision that supports joint mobility, bone density, balance and flexibility.

HIIT Strength with Caroline (High Intensity)
Thursdays | 6:30 – 7:20 PM
Fitness Studio
A high intensity cardio HIIT workout along with strength training exercises. There will be some modifications offered, but expect to jump, squat, and get down on a mat for a portion of the class.

Fridays

Yoga Basics with Susan (Gentle)
Fridays | 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Fitness Studio
This class focuses on postures and breath practices including gentle flow with breath. Suitable for all levels and all bodies! 

NEW! Your Body, Take Charge! with Shiela (Gentle)
Fridays | 11:00 – 11:50 AM
Fitness Studio
Move your body! Strengthen, stretch, and sustain your body with exercises all derived from dance. You will sit, stand, and cover space.

Saturdays

NEW! Stretch, Flow & Restore with Susan (Intermediate)
Saturdays | 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Fitness Studio
Begin the practice with yoga poses seated or reclined to release tension and stiffness. Followed by a flow that connects breath with movement focusing on alignment and core strength. Ends with a guided relaxation meditation.

Zumba with Sophia (Intermediate)
Saturdays | 12:00 – 12:500 PM
Fitness Studio
International rhythms and easy to follow moves are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat and having fun.

Sundays

Zumba with Celeste (Intermediate)
Sundays | 1:00 – 1:45 PM      
Gymnasium 
Zumba combines Latin and international music with dance moves, that incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — to help improve cardiovascular fitness.

Group Fitness Classes

Effective Jan 30 – Feb 28, 2023

Sunday

10:00 am 10:50 am Resilient Strength with Shana (Virtual)

11:00 am 12:00 pm Vinyasa Yoga with Natalia (Virtual)

1:00 pm 1:45 pm Zumba with Celeste (In-Person)

Monday

9:00 am 9:50 am Pilates with Chintamani (Virtual)

9:30 am 10:20 am Strength and Conditioning with Caroline (In-Person)

10:00 am 11:00 am Intuitive Alignment with Anne (Virtual)

10:00 am 11:00 am Get Fit with Ivy (In-Person)

11:30 am 12:15 pm Midday Exercise with Marissa (Virtual)

6:00 pm 7:00 pm Vinyasa Yoga with Jolene (Virtual)

6:30 pm 7:20 pm Power Hour Body Challenge with Janet (In-Person)

Tuesday

9:00 am 10:00 am Tai Chi with Roberto (Virtual)

11:00 am 11:45 am Low Impact Cardio & Conditioning with Shana (Virtual)

11:00 am 11:45 am Pilates Plus with Elizabeth (Hybrid class)

6:00 pm 7:00 pm Zumba with Demetra (Virtual)

6:30 pm 7:30 pm Zen Surf Yoga with Jennifer (In-Person)

Wednesday

9:30 am 10:20 am Pilates Fusion with Jennifer (In-Person)

10:00 am 10:50 am Aerobics with Strength Training with Ivy (In-Person)

10:45 am 11:30 am Zumba Gold with Adja (Virtual)

11:00 am 11:45 am Sit N’ Be Fit with Sheila (In-Person)

1:30 pm 2:20 pm Juggling with Alice (In-Person)

6:30 pm 7:20 pm Zumba with Celeste (In-Person)

Thursday

8:00 am 8:50 am Tai Chi with Roberto (In-Person)

10:00 am 11:00 am Intuitive Alignment with Anne (In-Person)

12:00 pm 12:45 pm Silver Sneakers with Core and More with Elizabeth (Virtual)

6:30 pm 7:20 pm HIIT Strength with Caroline (In Person)

Friday

9:00 am 10:00 am Hatha Yoga with Chintamani (Virtual)

9:30 am 10:30 am Yoga Basics with Susan (In-Person)

10:30 am 11:15 am Tai Chi with Roberto (Virtual)

11:00 am 11:50 am Your Body, Take Charge! with Shiela (In-Person)

Saturday

10:00 am 11:00 am Stretch, Flow & Restore with Susan (In Person)

11:30 am 12:30 pm Pilates with Allyson (Virtual)

12:00 pm 12:50 am Zumba with Sophia (In Person)

Virtual Class Descriptions

We offer nearly 30 live-streaming virtual fitness classes for members looking to stay active from the comfort and safety of home. We offer classes at all levels, from gentle to intermediate to high intensity, so you can find the class that’s right for your goals and abilities. To receive information on how to register for our virtual group fitness classes, please sign up for our Virtual 14Y Membership.

Monday Classes

Pilates with C (Intermediate)
Mondays | 9:00 – 9:50 AM 
This mat class focuses on activating core strength, the elongation of postural muscles and the awareness of breath to combat the stiffness and stress that often comes with our daily activities. Open to all levels, this class will have participants feeling invigorated with a sense of strength and peace in both body and mind. Class uses elastic exercise bands. Safe for people with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis. Participants must be able to get up and down from the floor.

Intuitive Alignment with Anne (Gentle)
Mondays | 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Alignment based yoga class with an emphasis on precision that supports joint mobility, bone density, balance and flexibility.

NEW! Midday Exercise with Marissa (Gentle)
Mondays | 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Get your body moving, your blood pumping, and your mind in a good mood! Enjoy an upbeat workout with intervals of low impact exercises, functional movements, strength training, total body conditioning, and stretching. We will all have fun, while increasing our physical fitness.

Vinyasa Yoga with Jolene (High Intensity)
Mondays | 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Mind and body come together as you move smoothly through yoga poses, while maintaining awareness of breath. Achieve better posture, flexibility, balance and strength to improve your focus.

Tuesday Classes

Tai Chi with Roberto (Gentle)
Tuesdays | 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Tai chi is an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and it promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion.”

Low Impact Cardio & Conditioning with Shana (Gentle)
Tuesdays | 11:00 – 11:45 AM
Cardio based class with low impact movements set to rhythmic music.

Pilates with Elizabeth (Intermediate) Hybrid Class
Tuesdays | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
This class focuses on core strength. Pilates exercises involve the integration of strength, stabilization and alignment. The skills you develop in this class will help with proper, protective body mechanics in everyday activities.

Zumba with Demetra (Intermediate)
Tuesdays | 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Zumba combines high energy, captivating music with Latin-inspired moves that will leave you asking for more! Zumba is a “feel good” workout for all levels.

Wednesday Classes

Zumba Gold with Adja (Intermediate)
Wednesdays | 10:45 – 11:30 AM
Zumba Gold is designed for the older active adult. It is a lower intensity version of the popular Zumba Dance Fitness program that uses easy to follow choreography based mostly on Latin Rhythms. The focus of the classwork is on cardiovascular conditioning, with special attention to coordination, balanced and flexibility. Come prepared to sweat, and leave feeling rejuvenated and empowered.

Chair Yoga with Susan (Gentle)
Wednesdays | 12:30 – 1:15 PM
Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so that they can be done while seated in a chair. Great for all Levels. Stable chair, strap or long scarf recommended.

Please note: The last class for Chair Yoga with Susan will be Wednesday, November 30.

Thursday Classes

Silver Sneakers with Core and More with Elizabeth (Gentle/Intermediate)
Thursdays | 12:00 – 12:45 PM
This class provides a full body workout alternating between fun cardio and muscle strengthening segments. We also work on balance and challenge the brain with fun drills. The entire workout can be done with or without equipment. If you have a resistance band, weights (soup cans will do!), a small ball and a stable chair, please feel free to have those items nearby. Most importantly, bring yourself and plan on having a good time with your fitness friends.

We will end the class with a 10 minute floor workout. Feel free to participate in just the standing segment. If you’d like to join us for the final floor segment, either a mat or a soft carpet will do.

Friday Classes

Hatha Yoga with Chintamani (Intermediate)
Fridays | 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Gentle yoga class designed to condition your body, improve your health, and calm your mind. Detailed instructions help prevent injuries and create a welcoming atmosphere for beginners and more studied practitioners alike.

Tai Chi with Roberto (Gentle)
Fridays | 10:30 – 11:15 AM
Develop balance, body and breath control, strength, and posture in this harmonious class.

Saturday Classes

Pilates with Allyson (Intermediate)
Saturdays | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Mat pilates that is gentle and effective You will need a resistance band and a thick mat. Strengthen and tone, stretch and limber up, align your spine, activate your core. Additional prop (if needed) is a cushion or pillow. Modifications to movements provided, as well as ways to progress movements for a bit more of a challenge.

Sunday Classes

Resilient Strength with Shana (Gentle/Intermediate)
Sundays I 10:00 – 10:50 AM
20 minutes of cardio training followed by 20 minutes of bodyweight and free weight exercises all designed to improve balance, muscle strength and joint stability.

Vinyasa Yoga with Natalia (High Intensity)
Sundays | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Athletic style of flow yoga offers variety of sequencing, providing variations in each pose for all levels. This practice increases athleticism by combining hard work and deep relaxation.

Family Fitness Classes

We offer select in-person fitness classes for young families for new parents and their babies or toddlers. Parents can stay active and connect with other new parents, while babies and toddlers move their bodies and get the benefits of socialization with other children. See our Early Childhood Classes page for more information and to register.

These classes are free for 14Y Family Members. To upgrade to a Family Membership, contact our Membership Team at ServiceDesk@14StreetY.org or call 646.395.4310.

Family fitness classes are currently on hiatus and will return in September. For more information, please visit our Family Programs page.

14Y Fitness Center is Open!

Our Fitness Center offers a full range of cardio and weight equipment.

In order to keep everyone safe, the following guidelines have been set to ensure that we can continue to operate at limited capacity, while keeping workouts available for all of our members.

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