Fitness Classes

Reach your fitness goals with the best classes in Plymouth

Group fitness classes are the ultimate fun, motivating and social way to stay fit. Research shows we burn more calories and stay more motivated when we work out together – plus, we have more fun too!

YMCA has one of the biggest range of group fitness classes in Plymouth with something to suit everyone; from combat-style classes, to Dance fitness or Yoga. All our sessions are delivered by the very best fully-qualified and experienced instructors.

You can book classes for £5.25 individually or from £3.55 or less with our membership packages.

Our Fitness Classes

Cardio Classes

These fitness classes will get your heart rate up and have you burning calories in no time. Great for losing weight and building a strong healthy heart.


Using moves from Karate, Taekwon-Do, kickboxing and Tai Chi. It is an empowering, athletic workout that will have you “fighting fit” in record time!


A great workout that combines strength and cardio exercises for a full-body burn. It will get your heart pumping, make you sweat, and challenge your muscles.


An old-skool aerobics class suitable for all levels – An energetic cardio workout that will burn calories and tone up your body.


An exciting aerobic workout involving non-contact kick & punch combinations to pumping music – leaving you with a healthy heart and happy mind.


Choreographed step routines designed for all levels. A fantastic workout with great music that helps burn fat and tone up your legs and butts!

Dance Fitness Classes

Get the party feeling with these fun fitness classes. Ideal for beginners and with friends!


An exciting dance-style workout with uplifting music, the lights turned down and the disco turned up! Combining dance and combat moves this workout is guaranteed to get you fit with a Friday night feeling.


The ultimate fun and sociable way to exercise. Featuring chart-topping popular hits and simple but seriously hot dance movies, SH’BAM™ is the perfect way to shape up-even if you’re dance challenged.

Strength & Conditioning Classes

These workouts will enable you to tone-up and strengthen your body, helping to develop your overall physique and health.


The original barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body. Great music and your choice of weights inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast.

Legs, Bums & Tums

A complete body workout for new and experienced exercisers wishing to shape and tone those notoriously difficult areas.

Stability Ball

Define, tone and strengthen your entire body using the stability ball. A fun way to do strength exercises.

Specialised & Xpress Classes

Classes for particular goals or needs.

Ab Attack

A 20 min class designed to tighten and tone the abs and strengthen the lower back.

Young At Heart

A class ideal for the more mature and young at heart promoting all-round fitness.


Classes that promote your health in body, mind and spirit, delivered by expert instructors.

Align & Define

A combination of Yoga, Tai Chi & Pilates to improve your flexibility, strength and overall posture. A class of structured moves, stretches and poses that give you a great workout while leaving you feeling relaxed and renewed.


Strengthens the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing. A great way to improve muscular balance, strength and posture.

Hatha Yoga

This class focuses on holding poses, breathing & meditation techniques with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind.

Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence.
Together these improve strength & flexibility and help improve your mental wellbeing.

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Our Quality Standard

We’ve been delivering group fitness classes in Plymouth for over 30 years and ensure all our instructors hold relevant national body qualifications and are experienced in leading fitness classes. We’re proud of our ability to offer the best standard of group fitness in Plymouth at an affordable price.