VIRTUAL FITNESS WITH THE Y
The public health concerns regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 have brought about some challenging times. Here are some great resources we are excited to bring YMCA members so that you can continue to focus on your health from home! To stay up-to-date on the Y's latest updates in regard to Coronavirus, please visit: https://www.ymcadallas.org/coronavirus.
YMCA VIRTUAL FITNESS HEALTH & SAFETY WARNING
Physical exercise, in all of its forms and with or without the use of equipment such as blocks, straps or any other equipment that may be used by an instructor, is a strenuous physical activity. Accordingly, you are urged and advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, routine, program, or using any suggested equipment shown in any of the videos from the YMCA. The YMCA is not a medical organization and its instructors or staff cannot give you medical advice or diagnosis. All suggestions and comments relating to the use of equipment, poses, moves, and instruction are not required to be performed by you and are carried out at your election while viewing YMCA videos. Nothing contained herein should be constructed as any form of such medical advice or diagnosis.
By using this content you represent that you understand that physical exercise involves strenuous physical movement and that such activity carries the risk of injury whether physical or mental. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities. It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from the YMCA, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of classes for your skills and abilities, as well as for any mental or physical conditions and/or limitations you have. You understand that, from time to time, instructors may suggest physical adjustments or the use of equipment, and it is your sole responsibility to determine if any such suggested adjustment or equipment is appropriate for your level of ability and physical and mental condition. You expressly waive and release any claim that you may have at any time for injury of any kind arising out of your participation in a YMCA program or use of a YMCA facility against the YMCA, or any person or entity involved with the YMCA, including without limitation, its directors, principals, instructors, independent contractors, employees, agents, contractors, affiliates and representatives.
Y Members get access to a library of Les Mills workouts for a reduced rate, offered especially for Y members! Your $9.99/month subscription includes over 900 workouts and 13 formats - including Born to Move, classes for kids age 2-16; all from the comfort of your own home!
YMCA Members: Join our Facebook Group to enjoy live streaming group exercise classes like yoga, strength, kickboxing, stretch, dance, and more, led by YMCA Instructors! Schedules will refresh weekly.
Our certified Personal Trainers will performing client check-ins, sending written workouts, consultations and virtual personal training sessions via FaceTime. Click here to purchase personal training or continue your current package and begin your virtual sessions today!
Get the benefits of YMCA PWRFIT, our functional training classes, from home! PWRFIT is the ideal way to increase your strength, speed, endurance, and overall fitness. Email Lincoln at firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase PWRFIT and get started. We have options for those that have no equipment at those that have full gyms in their homes.
Inspire your little one to get active! Les Mills Born To Move is free for YMCA members and has 20 and 40 minute classes for 3 different age groups: 4-5, 5-7, and 8-12. Click here for a glimpse at the fun! And sign up for Les Mills On Demand to get started!
Looking for additional updates, challenges, and tips? Join our private Facebook group and access a community of motivated health seekers just like you!
During this time of uncertainty, the Y is here for you. The Y continues to be your support for health and well-being, wherever you are. Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. You can take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home. Stay active with the classes you know and love from the YMCA.
For great family fun activities, fitness options, and exercises to help take care of your mental health, take a look at YMCA At Home!
Keep your family active and having fun with 12Bursts. The 12Bursts program encourages your children to achieve 60-minutes of daily recommended physical activity through 12 activity “bursts” of five minutes each. Stack your bursts or mix or match in whatever way best fits your schedule to complete each day’s Daily Dozen challenge. 12Bursts can be completed as individuals or as a family.
Seniors: please visit our virtual check-in form for all Silver Sneaker, Optum, and Renew Active members.
Click here for some great ideas for exercise and physical activity from the National Institute on Aging.
Use the FREE Y360 platform to access fitness videos that will help you stay active while staying at home.
Keep the kids active at home! Check out these exercise classes made just for kids.
VIRTUAL FITNESS FAQs
Who can access Les Mills on Demand?
All active YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas members. The subscription includes:
Access to LES MILLS™ On Demand complete library for $9.99/month
Over 900 workouts, 13 formats to choose from
Les Mills™ Born to Move included - classes for kids ages 2 through 16, with workouts broken down by age group
Workouts in Spanish, Guided Meditations, Post Natal workouts, and more!
Connect to our YMCA Dallas LES MILLS™ On Demand on Facebook private group for updates, challenges, and tips! YMCA Dallas Les Mills On Demand Group
Will I be charged for these classes?
Les Mills™ On-Demand classes are $9.99/month.
Our Virtual PWRFIT classes and Virtual Personal Training can be purchased online at ymcadallas.org/virtualfitness.
What if I have a different email than when I joined at the YMCA?
We can verify your membership in multiple ways. If we have a question, we will reach out to you through the email you provided upon registering for Les Mills On-Demand.
I don’t have a YMCA membership, can I take advantage of the Virtual Fitness options?
Our Virtual Fitness options are available to YMCA members only.
Can we have our YMCA Group Ex instructors live stream their classes?
YMCA Members: Join our Facebook Group to enjoy live streaming group exercise classes like yoga, strength, kickboxing, stretch, dance, and more, led by YMCA Instructors! Schedules will update weekly.
Can my Virtual Personal Training sessions be with my trainer?
If your Personal Trainer has elected to participate in Virtual Personal Training, you can train with your current Trainer. If your trainer is not participating, we are happy to pair you with one of our other exceptional, certified Personal Trainers.
I already have an existing Personal Training package, do I have to buy another one to take advantage of Virtual Personal Training?
No, existing clients with active Personal Training packages can schedule sessions using their existing package. You may have a different trainer executing your sessions, as noted above, but your existing package is available.