PiYo at the Mercer County Family YMCA

PiYo combines the muscle sculpting benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga into a high energy, low impact workout!

πŸπŸ‚ Happy week of Thanksgiving πŸ‚πŸ

We are incredibly thankful for all of you, and pray you have a blessed holiday week!

- Monday/Wednesday night @ 6:30pm
- Tuesday morning @ 9:15am
*** No Piyo Thursday morning, YMCA closed for Thanksgiving πŸ™‚

Just some more great reasons to come to PiYo
Monday/Wednesday nights @ 6:30pm and Tuesday/Thursday mornings @ 9:15am. 😍

Flexibility is one of the five components of fitness, so stretching should be an integral part of every workout program. Here are ACE’s Top 10 Reasons for why you should always take the time to stretch:

1. Decreases muscle stiffness and increases range of motion. Stretching helps improve your range of motion, which may also slow the degeneration of your joints.

2. May reduce your risk of injury. A flexible muscle is less likely to become injured if you have to make a sudden move. By increasing the range of motion in a particular joint through stretching, you can decrease the resistance on your body’s muscles during various activities.

3. Helps relieve post-exercise aches and pains. After a hard workout, stretching your muscles helps keep them loose and lessens the shortening and tightening effect that can lead to post-workout aches and pains.

4. Improves posture. Stretching the muscles of the lower back, shoulders and chest helps keep your back in better alignment and improves your posture.

5. Helps reduce or manage stress. Well-stretched muscles hold less tension and, therefore, can help you feel less stressed.

6. Reduces muscular tension and enhances muscular relaxation. Chronically tense muscles tend to cut off their own circulation, resulting in a lack of oxygen and essential nutrients. Stretching allows your muscles to relax.

7. Improves mechanical efficiency and overall functional performance. Because a flexible joint requires less energy to move through a wider range of motion, a flexible body improves overall performance by creating more energy-efficient movements.

8. Prepares the body for the stress of exercise. Stretching prior to exercise allows your muscles to loosen up and become better able to withstand the impact of the activity you choose to do.

9. Promotes circulation. Stretching increases blood supply to your muscles and joints, which allows for greater nutrient transportation and improves the circulation of blood through your entire body.

10. Decreases the risk of low-back pain. Flexibility in the hamstrings, hip flexors and muscles attached to the pelvis relieves stress on the lumbar spine, which in turn reduces your risk of low-back pain.

Now that we (maybe) got an extra hour of sleep over the weekend... it’s time to get to PiYo class! 😁
Monday/Wednesday nights @ 6:30pm
Tuesday/Thursday mornings @ 9:15am

πŸ’•Happy Monday!πŸ’•
It’s a brand new week: don’t quit on you or what you are capable of.

PiYo Class Schedule
Monday/Wednesday nights @ 6:30pm
Tuesday/Thursday mornings @ 9:15am


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Monday/Wednesday nights at 6:30pm
Tuesday/Thursday mornings at 9:15am


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We would love to see you at Piyo this week!
- Mon/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
- Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

Happy Monday Piyo Peeps!

How are you aligning your life to meet your goals this week?
Hope to see you at PiYo!
Mon/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

See you TONIGHT and Wednesday at 6:30pm!
Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:15am!

😎 Here is the Fitness Class Schedule 😎

The YMCA is closed today for Labor Day, so no PiYo tonight. After Labor Day, you can stop by the YMCA to get a punch-card good for 20 FREE fitness classes for members and non-members!! Good September 2 - 14, 2019. Go ahead and try out some new classes as well as your favorites! ;-)

[08/26/19]   The YMCA is closed
August 26 - September 2
for yearly maintenance.
However, there will still be PiYo Mon/Wed night this week at 6:30pm at the YMCA Children’s School.

[08/07/19]   No PiYo tonight, Wednesday August 7

PiYo Announcements!

Monday, August 5 there will be a guest instructor teaching a Pilates inspired workout at the YMCA Children's School at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, August 6 there will be NO morning PiYo.

Wednesday, August 7 PiYo at the YMCA Children's School at 6:30pm.

Thursday, August 8 PiYo at the YMCA gym at 9:15am.

Have a great week! πŸ’œ

[07/15/19]   PiYo tonight 6:30pm at the air conditioned YMCA children's school

* NO PiYo or Activate classes Monday, December 31 or Tuesday, January 1 as the YMCA will be closed *
But then it will be time to rock it together in the New Year! 🍎🍏🍎🍏

Merry Christmas!! πŸŽ„πŸŽβ˜ƒοΈ
There are still a few more PiYo classes you can make it to before the new year starts!

Regular PiYo Schedule
Monday/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

*** No classes December 24, 25 or 31 as the YMCA will be closed. ***

β„οΈπŸŽ„β˜ƒοΈπŸŽ Want to look as good in your tights as Buddy the Elf?? Let's get ready to burn some serious calories with Christmas cheer this month! β„οΈπŸŽ„β˜ƒοΈπŸŽ
Monday/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

*** No classes December 24, 25 or 31 as the YMCA will be closed. ***

We are so thankful for our PiYo family!
Make sure to hug someone today and let them know how much they mean to you πŸ‚πŸπŸ‚πŸπŸ‚πŸ

Happy Halloween!
No ACTIVATE class tonight, but PiYo is ON @ 6:30pm. No costume required

- There is no PiYo class tonight, September 3rd because the YMCA is closed for Labor Day.

- All PiYo classes are back to being held in the YMCA gym. πŸ˜‰

Mercer County Family YMCA

PIYO will be held at the YMCA tonight NOT the Children's School. Please spread the word!

Happy Summer!!!
Starting TONIGHT, the PiYo evening classes will be held at the AIR CONDITIONED YMCA Children's School, and the morning classes will continue at the YMCA gym.
Grab your water bottle and yoga mat, and we will see you soon! πŸ˜Žβ˜€οΈπŸ˜Žβ˜€οΈ

[06/06/18]   No Activate or PiYo classes tonight

In honor of Memorial Day, the YMCA is closed, and there will not be ACTIVATE or PIYO classes tonight. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

New class starting this Saturday, May 5th! Come try out this super-fun workout!
$1 drop in rate for members and $3 for non members. πŸ™‚

New fitness class on Saturday mornings starting this Saturday May 5th at 8:30am! Pound Fitness with instructor Missy Myers!

It's the start of a new month and a new week! Let's keep pushing forward together!

Activate- Monday and Wednesday nights @ 5:30pm

PiYo- Monday and Wednesday nights @ 6:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 9:15am

Don't let a little rain stop you from reaching your fitness goals!
TONIGHT: Activate @ 5:30pm
PiYo @ 6:30pm

Maybe you are rocking all the goals you set for yourself this year... and maybe you need another fresh start. That's ok! Wherever you are, keep moving forward!!

See you at PiYo this week!

* Mon/Wed night @ 6:30pm
* Tues/Thurs morning @ 9:15am

Night one of Activate was a total success!! All fitness levels & ages were represented as well as both men & women!! Wednesday night we do it again at 5:30 with new exercises. Join us!

We hope to see you at the new Activate class starting Monday, Jan 8. We are SO excited for this class!

Merry Christmas to our PiYo family! You all mean so much to us!

** Holiday Cancellations **
December 25-YMCA CLOSED, no PiYo
January 1- YMCA CLOSED, no PiYo

Stop in at the Y today to celebrate our 25th Birthday!
Thinking about joining? Get a 25 day free trial membership, and then no joiner fee to join once your trial runs out!
Special runs today only, so hurry in! πŸŽ‚πŸ› πŸŽ‰

Stop in the Y today to celebrate our 25th Birthday! Thinking about joining? Get a 25 day trial for free, then no joiner fee to join once your trial runs out! Special runs today only, so hurry in!

Happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for everyone in our PiYo family! πŸπŸ‚πŸπŸ‚

Some of us have been sick, on vacation or just fell out of the habit of getting to class. Not to worry! Start today with a smile, press that reset button and continue the journey towards a healthier YOU today! 😎
*Mon/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
*Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

Beginning PiYo Class TODAY 3:30-4pm. Free for all πŸ™‚

No joiner fee today only! Y Open House 3-5pm. Receive no joiner fee when signing up for membership. Up to a $90 value!

Hope to see YOU and your yoga mat this week!!

*Mon/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
*Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

It's a new month, and a new week!!
Keep up with the good things you are doing, and don't let the others things weigh you down. Take a big breath of grace, and start fresh. πŸ‚πŸπŸ‚πŸ

See you at class this week!
*Mon/Wed nights @ 6:30pm
* Tues/Thurs mornings @ 9:15am

The YMCA is closed for annual maintenance this week, but there is still MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT PIYO at 6:30pm at the YMCA Children's School!!

***Please Note, there will NOT be class:
Tuesday, August 29
Thursday, August 31
Monday, September 4 (Labor Day)

Class tonight is at the air conditioned YMCA Children's School 6:30pm

Looking for something to do tonight? Come try out Zumba 6:45pm at the air conditioned YMCA Children's school πŸŒΆπŸŽΌπŸ’ƒπŸ½

Tonight. 6:45pm. Be there 😍😎

[07/12/17]   Tonight, July 12, the PiYo class will be held at the air conditioned YMCA CHILDREN'S SCHOOL. See you at 6:30pm πŸ˜‰

In honor of the 4th of July, the YMCA will be closed and there will be no PiYo class Tuesday morning. All other classes are on, so go celebrate and we will see you Wednesday night and Thursday morning! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽ‰πŸ˜Ž

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Aledo, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 18:30 - 19:30
Tuesday 09:15 - 10:15
Wednesday 18:30 - 19:30
Thursday 09:15 - 10:15
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