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February Yoga Corner

Yoga Corner

by YMCA Yoga Instructor Sheri Huston 

Yoga is for the Flexible and Those Who Can Do Headstands...NOT!

Yoga develops flexibility.  Everyone has to start somewhere so you are never too old or too inflexible.  Also, no two people are built… Read More | Comment


BODYPUMP SCHEDULE

The February BODYPUMP Schedule has been posted to our app! 

The schedule Starting February 2nd:

Mondays  5:30-6:15pm (Latoyta)

Tuesdays 5:35-6:20am (Stacey)

Wednesdays 9:30-10:15am (Molly) & 7:30-8:15pm (Beth)

Thursdays 5:35-6:20am (Stacey)

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KICK IT!

COME JOIN US FOR THE YOUTH INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE AT THE GAHANNA/JOHN E. BICKLEY YMCA.  THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR CHILD TO LEARN TO PLAY SOCCER INDOORS. THE INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE IS FOR AGES 5-12. THE LEAGUES WILL BE SEPERATED BY AGES 5-6 (U6), AGES 7-9 (U9),… Read More | Comment


PARENTS NIGHT OUT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH

DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6-12?  IF SO, COME DROP THEM OFF AT THE Y WHILE YOU HAVE A NIGHT TO YOURSELF.  THE GAHANNA/JOHN E. BICKLEY YMCA WILL BE HOLDING A PARENTS  NIGHT OUT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH FROM 6 TO 10 PM.  KIDS WILL HAVE AN… Read More | Comment


TEEN NIGHT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH FROM 8 TO 11PM THE GAHANNA/ JOHNE E. BICKLEY YMCA WILL BE OFFERING A TEEN NIGHT FOR AGES 11-15.  TEENS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL, AND MEET NEW FRIENDS. FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED. 

COST: $4 FOR MEMBERS

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Family Activities

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BUMP, SET, SPIKE

Registration is now open for the Spring Teen Volleyball League for ages 9-18.  The league starts  Monday, March 2nd with a Clinic/Evaluation. Practices will be once or twice a week depending on the age. Games will be on Saturdays at various YMCA's througout central Ohio.  
 

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Get fit and stay fit tips

Happy New Year! Here are some Get Fit and Stay Fit Tips from our Wellness Director, Valerie Baumann, and our Wellness Coordinator, Gloria Tarpley:

  • Focus on overall wellness, not just weight loss. If you just look at the scale for success it can be very discouraging! Try… Read More | Comment
    January Yoga Corner

    YOGA CORNER
    By YMCA Yoga Instructor Sheri Huston

    Yoga Vs. Pilates

    So, what's the difference? The answer is really "not much."  Both activities unite the mind, body and spirit.  Both focus on developing the core.  Both are done barefoot on a mat. Both… Read More | Comment


    Partner Yoga

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    December Yoga Corner

     by YMCA yoga instructor Sheri Huston 

    Yoga and Your Wrists

    Yoga is very effective as there are a lot of weight bearing poses that build strength and flexibility. For some, this results in discomfort or even pain in the wrist.  The wrist is a small but… Read More | Comment


    UPCOMING EVENTS

     


     

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    Yoga Corner

    by Sheri Huston, YMCA Yoga Instructor

    Yoga's objective is to harmonize the mind, body and spirit.  Asanas (the postures) and Pranayama (energizing breath) work together to keep the body healthy.  Asanas, or the postures, are more than physical exercises, they are a blend of physical movements and mental… Read More | Comment


    Yoga Corner

    YOGA CORNER
    by Sheri Huston, YMCA Yoga Instructor

    Some yoga questions and answers...

    How often should I practice yoga?
    As often as you can, up to six days a week. Yoga activity is called a 'practice' because it is working the connection between… Read More | Comment


    Meet our Pilates Reformer Instructors

    Sonia Rinder

    Sonia's love of movement and her own injuries led her to explore Pilates. She enjoys teaching others how they can balance muscles, improve range of motion, and feel better overall. In her… Read More | Comment


    New Group Exercise

     

    Zumba® Gold Toning

    Perfect For: Tailored for active older adults, who want to focus on muscle conditioning and light weight activity.
    How it works: Zumba Gold Toning blends the Zumba party you love at a slower pace with a redefining total body workout using Zumba… Read More | Comment


    Join us for Barre class at the Y

    Our YMCA Barre class offers body sculpting exercises, a fusion of traditional ballet movements and targeted muscle toning progressions. Using resistance bands and body weight, you challenge your body with controlled movements. Ballet exercises combined with Pilates create the long, lean muscles. It will help you develop muscle awareness… Read More | Comment


    WIFI AND CABLE UPDATE

    Attention Members: We have some exciting news! We are switching phone, cable and internet providers to Time Warner Cable. Our Wifi will be getting a major boost as a result of the change. We ask your patience while we are in transition as some TVs and TV audios… Read More | Comment


    NEW! POOL WEATHER POLICY

    2014 INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY - REVISED
    YMCA of Central Ohio


    2014 INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
    At the YMCA of Central Ohio, the safety of members, program participants and staff is our highest
    priority. After careful review and consideration of national statistics showing no… Read More | Comment


    Check out what’s new at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA

    Check out our redesigned spaces in the slideshow above, or click this link.

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    NOW HIRING: LIFEGUARDS AND SWIM INSTRUCTORS!

    Our lifeguards work year round in our indoor pools. We have shifts that begin as early as 5:30am and our pools remain open into the evening and on weekends. If you have a current Red Cross or YMCA lifeguarding certification, or if you have had certification in the past… Read More | Comment


    GAHANNA Y SILVERSNEAKERSĀ® & ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

    Make New Friends and Stay Active!

     

    If you are already a member you can register for Silver Splash & Fitstart at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA or online. If you recently qualified for SilverSneakers® and you are looking for a place… Read More | Comment


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