Health & Wellness

YOGA FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

AN ADAPTED YOGA CLASS

This class is designed to meet the needs of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.  The aim of practicing yoga is not merely to assume specific poses, but rather to combine breathing, posture, movement and awareness achieve relaxation and body awareness.  Practicing yoga can give you to the tools to help manage everyday tasks that include balancing to stand or walk, strengthening and alignment for standing up and sitting down, and core strength for everything you do.

 

We will be offering MS Yoga in person at the Y on Mondays at 10:30am and on the Zoom Platform on Wednesdays.

Please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director, for more information jorenstein@cccymca.org

 


YOGA FOR Multiple Sclerosis

AN ADAPTED YOGA CLASS

This class is designed to meet the needs of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.  The aim of practicing yoga is not merely to assume specific poses, but rather to combine breathing, posture, movement and awareness achieve relaxation and body awareness.  Practicing yoga can give you to the tools to help manage everyday tasks that include balancing to stand or walk, strengthening and alignment for standing up and sitting down, and core strength for everything you do.

We will be offering MS Yoga in person at the Y on Mondays10:30am and on the Zoom Platform on Wednesdays.

Please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director, for more information jorenstein@cccymca.org


Supporting Wellness Together

Weight Loss Program

Our Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors, and forming sustainable healthy habits. Participants joining the program should be ready to commit to daily food and physical activity tracking as well as developing self-designed weekly action plans that incorporate what is learned during each session. This program helps participants build skills for successful lifestyle changes as opposed to advocating any specific or restrictive short term solution. This program is not intended for individuals with specialized needs due to chronic disease or the onset of chronic disease.

Program runs twelve weeks, meetings once a week Wednesdays at 6pm, starting October 5. Weekly 30 minute sessions with Personal Trainer included.

Fees: $195 facility Members; $375 Community Members.

Contact: Joanne Orenstein for more information: 203 445 9633 or jorenstein@cccymca.org

 

 


HEALTHY FOOD CHAT

JOIN US FOR A TALK ABOUT NUTRITION WITH JEN EVAN, MS in Human Nutrition, University of Bridgeport

This month’s seminar and talk will be about eating for cognitive health. Please feel free to come with questions!

WHEN:  Tuesday, October 4 at 7 pm.  FREE  TO MEMBERS OF THE Y AND THE COMMUNITY.

For further information contact Joanne Orenstein, Fitness Coordinator jorenstein@cccymca.org

 

 

 


YMCA360 ON-DEMAND AND LIVE

At the YMCA we believe that when people experience all that our Y has to offer, they will be drawn into supportive, healthier relationships with one another and their community.

YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. YMCA360 offers 1000+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you wherever you are. Whether you are at home or on the road, take the Y with you along with your favorite classes, instructors and more. Watch this brief introduction! 

These programs are free to all full-facility members of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs.

From your desktop, laptop, tablet, smart TV or mobile device, YMCA360 is available wherever you are with an internet connection. Instructions for access:

  • Please visit ymca360.org
  • Click the login button
  • Enter your email address, click continue
  • Enter your zip code, click continue
  • Click your YMCA
  • You will receive a 6 digit email code, via email
  • Enter this code, click continue
  • You will be let in!

Please reach out to the Y with questions or check our YMCA360 FAQs for CCCY Members. If you have a recommendation for a new program, please let us know.


Come Hang With Us

TRX

TRX will get your body in the best shape! A suspension training system that combats your body, challenging your strength, power, balance and flexibility.

Members can reserve a space in a class on our schedule page. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up ahead of time.

 


Score Some Fun

Basketball with the Y logo on itOpen Basketball

Open gym time is available at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA in our half court basketball gym.

The Lakewood– Trumbull YMCA half court basketball gym now has open hours available for our members to shoot some hoops and have some fun. Basketballs are available for you to use. We encourage social distancing. Youth under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult.

 


Get F.I.T.

Free Introductory Training

As a New Y Member, we would like you to achieve your wellness goals and get the most out of your Y investment. Please sign up for F.I.T. (Free Introductory Training) Sessions so that we can help you get started.

  • Time to get to know each other. Your dedicated F.I.T. Coach is here to serve you!
  • Understanding your goals and expectations together so that we can develop an action plan to ensure your success.
  • Answer any questions you may have about wellness, equipment, and our facility.
  • Teach some basic tips so you can hit the ground running.
  • Review your progress toward your wellness goals and expectations. Offer some innovative tips to help you progress even faster and discuss potential barriers.
  • Start working towards your wellness goals and having some fun!
  • An introduction to our Personal Training Program.

It’s a Big Dill

Play Pickleball at the Y!

Pickleball is played on a court with a net lowered to 34″ at center. It’s played with a perforated plastic whiffle ball and composite paddle.

It’s easy for beginners, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for the experienced.

Members can reserve a spot on our scheduling page. Space is limited and we encourage social distancing. We have balls and paddles to use or you can bring your own. The court is set up in the basketball gym at our Family Program Center.

 


Balance & Flex Together

So You Can Balance the Important Things.

BALANCE & FLEX TOGETHER will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout. It incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Getting Started Details

Try Balance & Flex Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Strength Train Together

So You Can Be Strong for Them!

STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER maximizes your workout results within 60 minutes of impactful strength training. You’ll get stronger while improving movement when you combine traditional strength training with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and body weight. Getting Started Details

Try Strength Train Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Supporting Wellness Together

A man reading milk labelReach your wellness goals with us! Weight Loss Program

This program is designed to help those seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors and form sustainable, healthy habits. Participants will build skills for a successful lifestyle change.

Program Overview: 

  • 12 weeks / 1 session per week
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Tools, knowledge and group support will be provided to help you develop plans that support your weight loss goals.

Join today and get started on creating lasting change!

Detailed information can be found in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.


Personal Training

Inspire, Motivate, Maintain

If you are 14, 80 or in between, and if your goal is to lose weight; gain strength; improve balance; flexibility and agility; rehabilitate a new or old injury, or just push yourself – a Y personal trainer can help you get there.

Our certified personal trainers will help develop a personalized program that is perfect for you. They will support you with expert knowledge, coaching and motivation to help you feel and live better! A trainer will work at your pace, on your schedule, to encourage and motivate you to be all you can be.

Schedule a FREE evaluation today! We’ll discuss your goals and define a training program tailored just for you!


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