Wellness


Programs

Moving for Better Balance

Available at: South Gaston,  Stowe

Fall Prevention Program – Starting Soon!

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Personal Training

Available at: Central,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Personal Training Ages: 12+ Personal training is individualized fitness training available to Y Members with a nationally certified YMCA personal trainer. The trainer works with the client(s) using strength training, cardio training, and nutritional counseling and monitoring. Sessions are 1 hour in length and can be purchased in 1, 5, 10, 15 and session packages. Dates &…

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HEPA at the YMCA

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

The Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Initiative is the Gaston County Family YMCA ‘s answer to a challenge made by First Lady Michelle Obama to improve the standard of nutrition and activity for children in our care as well as their families, YMCA members and staff. By implementing and adhering to HEPA standards our…

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Spencer Mountain 10K & 5K

Available at: Central

Participate in the Spencer Mountain 10K & 5K this year! Proceeds benefit LIVESTRONG at the YMCA. Saturday, November 4. The 10K race begins at @ 8:00 a.m. and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. at Warlick School, 1316 Spencer Mtn. Road, Gastonia, NC 28054. Some GPS devices may note this as Ranlo, NC. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is…

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GRIT Training

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe

Join the Stowe Family YMCA and add High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to your life with three unique LES MILLS GRIT workouts. Take your fitness to the next level by rotating strength (Mon/Tues), plyo (Wed/Thurs), and cardio (Fri/Sat). Focus Meetings Goal Setting Nutrition Suggestions Body Diagnostics 3 to 12 participants per session 4 week package…

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ChristmasTown 5K

Available at: Pharr

LIGHT UP YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON

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Group Exercise Classes

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Ages: 12+ (16 for Les Mills BodyPump™ classes) Whether you’re new to exercise or getting back into it, group exercise is a great way to get moving, make friends and stay motivated. We offer classes for all ages, all levels and all interests. From low-impact exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training to indoor cycling,…

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The Gaston Cup

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Run with Purpose The 5th Annual Gaston Cup  focuses on corporate health and wellness. The Gaston Cup Series provides businesses with a long-term initiative that helps establish healthy lifestyle changes for their employees. Micro, Small, Medium, and Large businesses complete in a series of run/walk races throughout the year (and a few special events). The business with…

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Coaching Connection

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Coaching Connection In this six week program, your coach is committed to giving you the support, knowledge and encouragement you need to motivate and inspire a healthy lifestyle so you can feel and see results. Stop by the Welcome Center to sign up for a coaching appointment that fits your schedule! You will spend 30 minutes…

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Youth Wellness Appointments

Available at: South Gaston

Ages: 9 – 15 Youth fitness orientations are 1 on 1 fitness instruction to youth age 9-15 that include weight room, cardio room equipment usage instruction and safety information. The program is intended to introduce youth to exercise in a safe and supervised environment. After completion of the program the youth can use the cardio…

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