Delay the Disease

Offered at: Boise & Eagle/Meridian Area
Member Price: $85/12 weeks, $30/monthly basis
Non-Member Price: $150/12 weeks, $55/monthly basis

This evidence-based fitness program, led by a certified Delay the Disease instructor, is designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders as well as their caregivers and spouses. This class optimizes physical function while utilizing humor, enthusiasm, and optimism to help motivate participants. Participation may lead to increased self-confidence and independence, decreased […]

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Tobacco Cessation

Offered at: Treasure Valley Wide
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free

The YMCA is pleased to present a free “Quit with Nancy” Tobacco Cessation program. This fun and informative class has had proven success in giving people the tools they need to help them quit. When participants complete the live four-evening program, they will receive the “Quit with Nancy” DVD program free! This DVD series sells […]

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Moving for Better Balance

Offered at: Downtown West
Member Price: $30
Non-Member Price: $55

This is a fall-prevention program that helps adults improve their balance, coordination, and functional abilities. The program is based on the principles and movements of Yang-style Tai Chi and is taught by certified instructors. This program is ideal for cancer survivors and Parkinson’s Disease, stroke and joint replacement patients. For additional information, please contact our […]

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Healthy Lungs & Heart

Offered at: Downtown West
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: $55

This is a very low-impact class that focuses on transitioning from cardiac rehab and improving cardiovascular & pulmonary function through light cardio, strength, and flexibility training. Sponsored by Saint Alphonsus Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation For more information contact 344 5502 ext 276

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Restorative Spine Class

Offered at: Downtown West
Member Price: $30
Non-Member Price: $55

The Restorative Spine Course is targeted to those individuals who have experienced mild to severe back injuries and are not currently able to participate in regular exercise programming. It is also appropriate for those with postural concerns. The small classes are designed to provide safe, effective core strengthening with a goal of participating in regular […]

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5Rhythms Movement Therapy

Offered at: Downtown

5Rhythms Movement Therapy is a physical movement-based awareness practice beneficial to cancer survivors that enriches and deepens medical and therapeutic care. It is designed to access the wisdom of the body, mind and emotions using music, mindfulness, movement and dance. The 5Rhythms are universal patterns of movement: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. Sponsored by […]

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Cycling Sistas

Offered at: Downtown
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free

The Women’s Cancer Cycling Club at the Downtown YMCA is a non-competitive group dedicated to providing a supportive atmosphere for those who love to cycle. It provides educational information so you can hone in on your cycling skills. It addresses concerns you may have with your health and cycling and builds a community of survivorship. […]

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Cancer Fitness Fundamentals

Offered at: Downtown
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free

This is a good option for cancer survivors who need to build strength or improve range of motion during or immediately following treatment. In 12 weeks of one-on-one sessions, participants will be given the tools and guidance to begin or continue their journey of fitness. This program is open to all ages. For additional information, […]

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Offered at: Caldwell Downtown West

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: A Cancer Survivor Exercise Program The Downtown YMCA was selected as one of ten YMCAs in the country to participate in a project with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA to better understand the needs, wants, and interests of cancer survivors. It is our goal to support cancer survivor’s pursuit of health […]

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YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Offered at: Treasure Valley Wide
Member Price: $329
Non-Member Price: $429

Achieve your weight loss and physical activity goals and reduce your chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Are you at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes? Click here to take the test and see how you score» This program has two goals: Reduce body weight by 7% Increase physical activity to 150 minutes a week […]

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