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Group Fitness

Not all classes available at all facilities.

Group fitness classes are available at the Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and Sudden Valley Program Centers.

Check the fitness schedules for each Program Center for classes included in your membership fees. Day Pass required for Non-Members.

Specialty Fitness Classes

Bellingham Program Center

Mountain Fitness

This class promotes mountain specific fitness for skiers and snowboarders  

Tai Chi for Health

Studies have shown that Tai Chi is remarkably effective for improving balance and for preventing falls. Many other health benefits including: increased immune response, improved cognition, muscle strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, increased happiness and better sleep.

Pre-registration Required.

Section 1: Learn the six basic movements that form the core of this practice.

Section 2: Continue with six additional movements for added benefits.

In the two sections you will learn the complete Tai Chi for Arthritis form created by Dr. Paul Lam from traditional Sun Style Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Deepening Practice

This class is for people who would like to get together to practice & refine Dr. Lam's (Sun Style) Tai Chi for Arthritis form. The first half of the class will be Qigong. Tai Chi experience required.  

Free for YMCA Members, Day Pass for Non-Members.

Primordial Qigong Tai Chi

This two-week intensive class is slow moving and suitable for anyone looking for greater aliveness and deeper understanding of the healing energy of Qigong.

In week 1 we will learn the basic movements and in week 2 we will put them together in a flowing circular form gathering energy from the four directions, the five elements and more.

Free for YMCA Members, Day Pass for Non-Members.