EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

NIEBUR (ESIC) CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

2016-BeHealthyLiveHappy2-HealthFitness

Current Session

Fall 2 (8 Weeks)
Oct. 15th - Dec. 16th

Fitness/Health & Wellness

Fitness - Dad and SonBE HEALTHY. LIVE HAPPY! 

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier. Our programs and services focus on the entire family’s health, while providing a variety of fitness and wellness programs to serve a person’s unique needs. At the Y, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions so you can know the best ways to stay fit. We offer the latest fitness classes, personalized training programs, sports leagues for all ages and so much more.

Fitness Classes

WE BUILD ENDURANCE & STAMINA

NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date.

FITNESS CENTER CLASSES

WOMEN’S WEIGHT TRAINING
Weight training is a necessary component of every woman’s exercise program for numerous reasons such as weight loss and the fight against bone loss. This class will teach you how to use weights, physioballs, and other resistance training tools, including cardio, to reach your fitness goals at every level.

Monday & Wednesday | 9:30 - 10:30am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Tuesday & Thursday | 5:00 - 6:00pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Tuesday & Thursday | 9:30 - 10:30am | Meyer Center
Members $40 | Non-Members $65

SCULPT N’ SPIN
Energized...That’s how you’ll feel after taking this exciting combo exercise class! You know that to truly meet your fitness goals you have to implement weight training & cardio into your workout. The first 45 min. you will strengthen & tone your body. The last 30 min. you will be on our NXT Spinning bikes for a cardio workout that will take you to a new level in your fitness endeavors. Come experience the positive results for yourself.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:00 - 9:15am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:30 - 9:45am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $75 | Non-Members $120

TOTAL TRAINING 360 *NEW*
This dynamic resistance training workout will train all muscle groups for an effective total body workout. This class will focus on areas such as: strength, balance, training different energy systems and foam rolling.

Monday & Wednesday | 11:00am - 12:15pm | Meyer Center
Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 6:45am | Meyer Center
Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 6:45pm | Meyer Center 
Summer 1 (5 weeks): Members $65 | Non-Members $110
Summer 2 (7 weeks): Members $91 | Non-Members $140

CIRCUIT WORX *NEW*
This new class will be an interval based training circuit workout set to music focused on movement, agility and plyometric training.

Our Focal Points Are:
Speed • Coordination • Flexibility • Balance • Agility
Foam Rolling • ACL & Injury Prevention

Monday & Wednesday | 6:15 - 7:30pm | Meyer Center
Tuesday & Thursday | 11:00am - 12:15pm | Meyer Center 
Summer 1 (5 weeks): Members $65 | Non-Members $110
Summer 2 (7 weeks): Members $91 | Non-Members $140

SAVE $15 WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR BOTH CLASSES!
MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAINING! This combo of Total Training 360 & Circuit Worx will destroy calories & burn a serious amount of fat both during the workout & for hours after. These dynamic workouts are designed by Head Coach Bo Pritchard.

SPORTS TEAM TRAINING
The Sports Team Training (STT) program is for middle school, high school & collegiate sports teams. The STT is directed by former collegiate strength & conditioning Coach Bo Pritchard. This program consists of a 1hr 15min, 2-day-a-week, total body plyometric training workout. Offering an elite level training at an affordable cost! For the last 7 years, we have conducted the pre-season training for the EHS ladies basketball & softball team. We can help your team too! Contact Dawn Cunningham atdcunningham@edwymca.comor 655-1460 for more information!

What Takes Athletes To The Next Level?
Athletic Strength • Core Strength • Speed • Coordination • Flexibility
Balance • Agility • HIIT • Aerobic Conditioning • Foam Rolling • ACL & Injury Prevention

HEALTH & WELLNESS SESSION CLASSES

GENTLE YOGA
This class explores asana (poses) including standing, seated, twists, backbends and the fundamentals of sun salutations. Poses and sequences are practiced with alignment in mind, offering practitioners the opportunity to gain confidence, strength, and flexibility. The finer details of basic postures are emphasized with variations so that students gain comfort and learn appropriate modifications for their personal practice. The unhurried pace and simple poses make this class great for beginners while the detailed alignment instructions and spiritual context keep it interesting and valuable for all levels of yoga students. Expect a well-rounded class that includes poses, breathing, meditation and philosophy.

Tuesday | 7:00 - 7:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Saturday | 10:00 - 10:55am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $25 | Non-Members $45

BEGINNERS TO INTERMEDIATE YOGA
These classes are open to all who wish to learn Yoga basics and refine their practice. Classes are open to all levels, beginner to advanced. We will practice Yoga breath (pranayama), dynamic postures (asanas), and the flow of breath (vinyasa). Through the practice of integrating breath and refining postures, participants will increase flexibility, strength and balance and feel relaxed and restored.

Monday | 11:30am - 12:25pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Monday | 8:00 - 8:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Tuesday | 8:30 - 9:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Tuesday | 10:30 - 11:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Thursday | 8:30 - 9:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Thursday | 10:30 - 11:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Thursday | 7:00 - 7:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Friday | 11:30am - 12:25pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $25 | Non-Members $45

VINYASA
A flowing, dynamic yoga practice that cultivate presence by connecting movement with breath. This class will feature several elements of traditional Ashtanga yoga including sun salutations, standing poses, preparation for arm balances, dynamic stretching, pranayama (breath-work) & mediation. You will build strength, and balance, while reducing stress and increasing vitality.

RETURNS THIS FALL

BARRE
This class is about the physical as well as the aesthetic benefits of lengthening muscles, while strengthening them. You will work your entire body and challenge your core.Summer 2 is only 4 weeks.

Monday | 10:30 - 11:25pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Tuesday | 7:00 - 7:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Thursday | 7:00 - 7:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Friday | 10:30 - 11:25am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $25 | Non-Members $45

BUTI YOGA
Buti Yoga workouts transform your BODY & SOUL with cardio-intensive burst of tribal dance, plyometrics & conditioning woven into a dynamic yoga practice.Summer 2 is only 4 weeks.

Thursday | 9:00 - 9:55am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $25 | Non-Members $45

RESTORATIVE YOGA
This practice is designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and mind. Props will be used to support posture and poses will be held for an extended period of time. This class is appropriate for students of all levels.

Wednesday | 8:00 - 8:55pm | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $25 | Non-Members $45

MAX FIT
Maximize your fitness potential with this 7 week intensive workout combining strength and cardio. After 14 workouts you can expect to see: loss of unwanted pounds and inches, improved muscle tone, increased endurance, strength, flexibility and coordination and decreased body fat. Please bring hand weights and mat.

Monday & Wednesday | 5:30 - 6:15am | Meyer Center
Members $50 | Non-Members $80

Niebur (Esic) Drop-in Fitness

WORKING OUT TOGETHER IS MORE FUN!

NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date.

Full Privilege (Fitness) Members FREE | Basic Members $2 | Non-Members $5

NIEBUR (ESIC) GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

AEROBICS 101
A lower intensity cardiovascular class that emphasizes basic movements, strengthening, and stretching. Senior adults, pregnant or postnatal women, and beginners will find this class to be a great choice. 

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:30 - 9:25am 

AWESOME ABS
Drop in and work on those washboard abs! This class will also combine lower body sculpting and stretching exercises-short, sweet, and gets the job done!

Monday | 4:30 - 4:55pm
Wednesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 5:55pm

BOOT CAMP CONDITIONING
Come join us for a workout designed to challenge and improve your strength, muscular & cardio endurance, flexibility, and body composition. This workout will help to increase your endurance with athletic movements and basic calisthenics. Note: This class will utilize outdoor areas when weather permits.

Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 6:00am
Tuesday & Friday | 9:30 - 10:25am
Tuesday & Thursday | 6:00 - 6:55pm
Saturday | 8:00 - 8:55pm & 9:00 - 9:55am

CARDIO BLAST AM
Start your day with a class combining aerobics, step, and weights to maximize and mix up your work out!

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 5:45 - 6:40am
Saturday | 7:15 - 7:55am

CARDIO KICKBOXING *NEW*
Combining martial arts techniques with fastpaced cardio for a high-energy workout will challenge all fitness levels. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories while building lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout.

Thursday | 9:30 - 10:25am

CHAIR YOGA

Chair yoga is a class designed for people of all ages. It is excellent for increasing flexibility, balance and promotes calmness of the mind.
It is also great for anyone who has had knee, hip, back injuries and arthritis. 

Tuesday & Thursday | 12:30 - 1:25PM

CORE & MORE
Abs, thighs and hips. What more could you want? Tighten up those trouble spots in this 30 minute toning workout.

Tuesday | 5:30 - 5:55pm 

DANCE FITNESS
Have fun while you stretch, move and groove to your favorites from the 50s, 60s, & 70s to the hits of today. Dance your way to stamina, strength, flexibility and fun!

Monday & Wednesday | 8:30 - 9:25am 

LUNCH TIME EXPRESS
Full body toning class on your lunch time. Get away from work and get your workout in during the day!

Tuesday & Thursday | 12:10 - 12:50pm

PIYO
A unique class designed to build strength and increase flexibility using pilates and yoga poses. A class filled with intense choreography that's fun, challenging and will make you sweat. It's about energy, power and rhythm. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength and greater stability. 

NOT AVAILABLE THIS SUMMER 

RECOVERY *NEW*
A relaxed environment to help you recover from your weekly workouts. Take the extra time to stretch
and recover those muscles that are getting stronger by using foam rollers, straps, PNF stretching,
self-massage, and dynamic mobility movements and core strengthening exercises. Improve mobility,
core strength, flexibility, and relive muscle soreness and stress.

Tuesday | 8:00 - 8:40pm 

SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSIC
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. 

Tuesday & Thursday | 8:30 - 9:25am | Esic Center Gymnasium

STRENGTH TRAINING/HIIT CARDIO
This workout will take your fitness to a new level with the combination of Strength Training and High Intensity Interval Training. Various equipment will be used to target specific muscle groups as well as torch those unwanted calories. TABATA These bootcamp workouts are short in duration and designed to boost post exercise caloric burn so your metabolism keeps burning more calories long after the exercise is over. Get incredible results!

Monday | 6:00 - 6:55pm

TABATA
These bootcamp workouts are short in duration and designed to boost post exercise caloric burn so your metabolism keeps burning more calories long after the exercise is over.

Wednesday | 5:00 - 5:25PM

TAI CHI
Find poetry in motion. A Chinese martial art created to keep your body’s energy flowing smoothly and to teach instinctive reactions that would keep you one step ahead in combat. Movements are designed to encourage a smooth flow of chi throughout the body, along with good breathing techniques and concentration.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 7:30 - 8:25am 

TOTAL BODY TONING
Strengthen, tone, and stretch your arms, shoulders, abs, back, glutes and legs! A total body sculpting experience.

Monday | 5:00 - 5:55pm
Wednesday | 9:30 - 10:25am

TURBO KICK
The fat-blasting, ab defining cardio workout that is sweeping the nation’s health clubs and a lows you to burn up to 1,000 calories an hour! A mix of kickboxing and simple dance grooves set to heart pounding dance music that will have you looking forward to your next workout!

Monday | 9:30 - 10:25am 

WALK-15 AEROBICS
The “Studio” version of Leslie Sansone’s Walk At Home DVD. This is a low impact aerobics class based on 4 basic moves. Join us for a multi-muscle 3 mile “walk” which will promote a fun atmosphere, wellness & weight loss. View a sample of the class at walkathome.com. The Super Walk Aerobics class adds weights & firm bands to a portion of the class.

Tuesday & Thursday | 7:30 - 8:15am 

ZUMBA
Move fast and have fun while learning how to Salsa, Samba and Meringue. You will be having so much fun in this Latin inspired fitness class...you won’t even know you are working out.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 10:30 - 11:25am
Monday & Wednesday | 7:00 - 7:55pm
Thursday | 8:00 - 8:55pm
Saturday | 11:00 - 11:55am

ZUMBA TONING
Love Zumba and need to add some toning to complete your work out? Come to this 30 minute class to complete your workout.

Wednesday | 11:30am - Noon 

Meyer Drop-in Fitness

WORKING OUT TOGETHER IS MORE FUN!

NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date.

Full Privilege (Fitness) Members FREE | Basic Members $2 | Non-Members $5

MEYER GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

AWESOME ABS
Drop in and work on those washboard abs! This class will also combine lower body sculpting and stretching exercises-short, sweet, and gets the job done!

Friday | 9:30 - 9:55am (Returns This Fall)

LUNCHTIME EXPRESS
Full body toning class on your lunch time. Get away from work and get your workout in during the day! 

Monday & Wednesday | 12:10 - 12:50pm (Returns This Fall)

ROCK BOTTOM
Have you been looking for a class that specifically targets the “problem areas” of the lower body? This class caters to those areas we all want to get firmer - toned thighs and a lifted bottom are just some of the benefits!

Alternating Every Other Friday with Rock The Top | 10:00 - 10:30am (Returns This Fall)

ROCK THE TOP
Amp up your look by creating sleek definition in your upper body. Be proud to show off your arms, back and shoulders.

Alternating Every Other Friday with Rock The Bottom | 10:00 - 10:30am (Returns This Fall)

SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSIC

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. 

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:00 - 8:50am | Meyer Center Gymnasium

TOTAL BODY STRENGTH
Strengthen, tone, and stretch your arms, shoulders, abs, back, glutes and legs! A total body sculpting experience.

Monday & Wednesday | 9:30 - 10:25am (Returns This Fall)

Spinning

TURN UP YOUR WORKOUT WITH SPINNING

SPINNING® - INDOOR GROUP CYCLING CLASSES

Sometimes referred to as the “The Ultimate Ride,” SPINNING® is an indoor group cycling program that is held in an instructor led format where participants ride on a fully adjustable stationary bicycle - the SPINNER Blade! This bike offers a customized fit, sleek racing bike geometry, fixed gear drive and true cycling componentry to deliver one of the smoothest, most comprehensive workouts available! Classes are formatted to offer the full experience - providing motivational music and instruction to offer you a new workout journey!

MONDAY - FRIDAY | 6:00 - 6:45AM

MONDAY - THURSDAY | 6:00 - 6:45PM

TUESDAY & THURSDAY | 9:30 - 10:15AM

FRIDAY | 10:00 - 10:45AM

SATURDAY | 8:30 - 9:15AM

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST CLASS, PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY TO ALLOW FOR PROPER BIKE SETUP.

ALL SPINNING® CLASSES ARE PRE-PAID

Full Privilege Members: Individual classes are $5 | 11 for $50 | Unlimited Monthly Pass $55
Basic Members: Individual classes are $7 | 10 for $70 
Non-Members:  Individual classes are $9 | 10 for $90
All class sign-ups go through the Esic Fitness Center Desk. If members must cancel, please give at least 24 hour notice.

New Spinning Bikes

Spinning® Bike Rental - Looking for a chance to ride outside of the SPINNING® class schedule? Now’s your chance! At selected times each day you are able to rent a bike and create your workout utilizing the Spinner Blade. To rent a SPINNING® bike you have to be a Fitness Center Member and go through a SPINNING® orientation (by appointment only). To set up an orientation or for more details on renting a spinning bike, please call the Esic Fitness Center at 618-656-0436 ext. 19.

DAILY RENTAL FOR $7
MONTHLY RENTAL FOR $20

SCULPT N’ SPIN
Energized...That’s how you’ll feel after taking this exciting combo exercise class! You know that to truly meet your fitness goals you have to implement weight training & cardio into your workout. The first 45 min. you will strengthen & tone your body. The last 30 min. you will be on our NXT Spinning bikes for a cardio workout that will take you to a new level in your fitness endeavors. Come experience the positive results for yourself.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:00 - 9:15am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 8:30 - 9:45am | Niebur (Esic) Center
Members $75 |Non-Members $120

Personal Training

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

PERSONAL TRAINING

Been struggling to achieve your goals? Bored with the same workouts you’ve been doing forever? Your body deserves a NEW, unique fitness plan, designed for you! At the Edwardsville YMCA you can attain the goal you have been striving for by using a personal trainer. They can be your coach, motivator, educator and inspirational leader on your fitness journey.

A personal trainer will help determine your goals and design a program specific to your needs. They are certified and knowledgeable on a variety of topic and training regimens, allowing for flexibility, fun and ultimately progress!

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM PERSONAL TRAINING?

  • Adults, seniors, teens 
  • Overweight or underweight individuals 
  • Athletes 
  • People in need of rehabilitation 
  • Anyone bored with their current routine 
  • Individuals who have hit a “plateau” 
  • Anyone who has been unable to workout consistently 
  • People looking for one-on-one coaching

BENEFITS OF PERSONAL TRAINING INCLUDE: 

  • One-on-one guidance or the ability to work out with a partner & still have this advantage 
  • Programs designed for your specific needs 
  • Learn safe and effective ways to workout 
  • Stay motivated 
  • Reduce stress and increase stamina 
  • Nutritional advice 
  • Ongoing assessment of your progress

PARTNER TRAINING SESSIONS

We know it’s hard to make a change alone, so we have taken the stress away by adding Partner Training Sessions! You can have your one hour session with your best friend, mom, brother or daughter! This Partner (2-on-1) method still makes it easy for you to get everything you want out of a personal trainer, but you are able to have a partner and split the cost!

HOW TO GET STARTED

You have 2 ways to get your fitness journey started:

Option 1

  1. Look over the Personal Trainers below.
  2. Choose the trainer with whom you would like to work.
  3. Download the Referral Form.
  4. Fill the form out. Please save it when you have it completed.
  5. Email the form to Dawn Cunningham at dcunningham@edwymca.com
  6. A Personal Trainer is required to contact you within 72 hours of receiving your form. If a trainer does not contact you within this time period, please contact Dawn Cunningham at 618-655-1460 ext. 2248.
Option 2
  1. Go to either the Niebur (Esic) or Meyer Center’s Fitness Center desks.
  2. Inquire about getting a personal trainer.
  3. Look through the personal trainer book. 
  4. Choose the trainer with whom you would like to work.
  5. Fill out a referral form & give it to an employee at the fitness center desk.
  6. The personal trainer will contact you to set up an appointment.
  7. Start achieving your goals!

SESSION RATES (MUST BE A FITNESS CENTER MEMBER)

# of Sessions

Individual

Partners

1 Session $35 $60
5 Sessions $150 $250

Individual session packages are for single person use only. You may not split an individual package with another person.

No Refunds, Non-Transferable Packages & Gift Cards Good For 1 Year

If you are interested in having Individual (one-on-one) or Partner (two-on-one) sessions with a personal trainer you must be a fitness center member. 1 hour sessions are made by appointment with your trainer. If you are going to miss a session you must notify the trainer 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. In turn if a trainer is unable to conduct a scheduled session they will give 72 hours notice.

To schedule a personal training appointment or find out more information you can stop by either location or contact us by phone at 656-0436 (Niebur (Esic)) or 655-1460 (Meyer).

MEET OUR PERSONAL TRAINERS

When you make the decision to work with a personal trainer you want to know that you have picked the right person to train you. We offer experienced and professional personal fitness trainers to our members. Y trainers work with a variety of clientele including athletes, sedentary adults, seniors and teens. One of our certified personal trainers can design a personalized training program specifically for you based on your individual profile. You can choose a trainer that seems to fit your needs or have one picked out just for you!

GUIDING YOU TO YOUR FITNESS GOALS

Click on the image or names of the trainers to read their biographies.

Brooke Thomas

Brooke Thomas

Bo Pritchard

Bo Pritchard

Kim B

Kim E. Bonacorsi

Stefanie Hampton

Stefanie Hampton

Jo PT

Jo Earnhart

LeAnne PT

LeAnne Hoffman

Eric PT

Eric Bonacorsi

Branson PT

Branson Thaxton

THE ULTIMATE TRAINING PACKAGE *NEW*
Exercise and nutrition go hand in hand. Maximize your health experience by learning from both exercise and nutrition professionals. This NEW package allows you time with both a trainer and a registered dietician, who will work with you to reach your personal goals by creating a manageable plan that you can stick to.4 Personal Training Sessions & 2 Nutrition Appointments (Initial & Follow-up)
Full Privilege Members $185

GROUP TRAINING *NEW*
Want to workout with a trainer and a group of 3 or 4 friends, family or coworkers? We have you covered! Please refer to Group Training Schedule on our website or at either facility. 

Monday or Thursday | 8:00 | Heather | Meyer Center
Monday | 9:00am | Heather | Meyer Center
Wednesday | 6:00pm | Heather | Meyer Center
5 Week Session (Limited Availability)
Introductory Pricing: Full Privilege Members $50 | Basic Members $60 | Non-Members $75

YMCA NUTRITION COUNSELING

What To Expect:

Our registered, licensed dietitian will work with you and/or your family to glean insight into unique eating habits, lifestyle, and goals. The process will allow for the dietitian and the client to work together to create a foundational action plan for improved nutrition and wellness that is practical and sustainable.

Our Registered Dietitian Can Assist You With The Following:  

  • Practical meal preparation strategies for individuals and families of all sizes and activity levels
  • Nutritious meal plans using foods YOU and/or YOUR FAMILY enjoy
  • Becoming an empowered consumer in the grocery store
  • Prevention or management strategies for a variety of health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides or cholesterol, food allergies, autoimmune disorders, kidney disease, and/or digestion issues
  • Improving athletic/physical performance specific to your sport
  • Strategies for bringing peace to meal time by reducing picky eating and building lifelong healthy eating patterns in children
  • Emotional eating habits including restrictive or binge eating
  • Nutrition Data & Utilization: Resting Metabolic Rate, Daily Caloric Needs, BMI, & Body Fat %
  • Additional nutrition topics specific to your needs not otherwise listed
Initial 1 Hour Session: $50 
Initial/Follow Up Combo: $75
30 Min Follow Up Package: 4 for $110

HOW TO GET STARTED

You have 2 ways to get your nutrition counseling journey started:

Option 1

  1. Download the Request Form (above).
  2. Fill the form out. Please save it when you have it completed.
  3. Email the form to Rachel Allard at rallard@edwymca.com
  4. She will contact you within 72 hours of receiving your form. If you do not hear back within this time period, please contact Dawn Cunningham at 618-655-1460 ext. 2248.
Option 2
  1. Go to either the Niebur (Esic) or Meyer Center’s Fitness Center desks.
  2. Inquire about getting nutrition counseling.
  3. Fill out a request form & give it to an employee at the fitness center desk.
  4. Our Nutritionist, Rachel Allard will contact you to set up an appointment.
  5. Start achieving your goals!

Rachel AllardMeet Our Nutritionist

Rachel Allard is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for food and nutrition. Rachel began her education at Lewis and Clark Community College on a two-year tennis scholarship before transferring to Southeast Missouri State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, as well as completed a 9-month dietetic internship. In addition to nutrition programming and counseling here at the YMCA, Rachel works at Anderson Hospital part-time providing medical nutrition therapy as a clinical dietitian. Rachel has been able to provide nutrition education to individuals of all ages, work with a variety of different dietitians, and provide effective presentations that review current scientific evidence related to nutrition. This experience enables Rachel to understand and deliver personalized nutrition information to you and/or your family. Whether your goals are to manage diabetes, lower blood pressure, lose weight, gain size, handle food intolerances, or improve your family’s nutrition, Rachel can help you reach your goals by providing an individualized path to success, while helping you find a sustainable solution for a healthier life.

Set up your initial nutrition counseling appointment now by contacting Rachel at rallard@edwymca.com.


THE ULTIMATE TRAINING PACKAGE *NEW*
Exercise and nutrition go hand in hand. Maximize your health experience by learning from both exercise and nutrition professionals. This NEW package allows you time with both a trainer and a registered dietician, who will work with you to reach your personal goals by creating a manageable plan that you can stick to.4 Personal Training Sessions & 2 Nutrition Appointments (Initial & Follow-up)
Full Privilege Members $185

Wellness Opportunities

WE BUILD HEALTHY LIFESTYLES WELLNESS OPPORTUNITIES

PERSONALIZED SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOP

Can you defend yourself? The YMCA is now offering self-defense workshops for your organization. We can teach you simple, yet effective ways to help protect yourself against bullies, predators, etc.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BOOKING A WORKSHOP FOR YOUR GROUP, PLEASE CALL NIEBUR (ESIC) OR MEYER CENTERS.

BodyBuilding

NEW DROP-IN WELLNESS WORKSHOPS!

Did you know, according to Today’s Dietitian, starting around the age of 50 you lose 0.5% to 2% of your total muscle mass each year? Changes in digestion & addition of medications can also have an effect on the aging process. Join us for our first 45 minute workshop that will provide you with the nutrition tools you need to age your very best! For more information please contact Dawn Cunningham at 655-1460 or dcunningham@edwymca.com.

Topic: Explore Nutrition For Optimal Aging
Wednesday, January 31st | 9:30 - 10:15am | Meyer Center
Sessions  2 & 3: February 28th & March 21st 
Members $5 |Non-Members $8

HO HO HOLD YOUR WEIGHT!

Don’t let the holiday weight sneak up on you! We have a great plan to keep the weight off during the holidays! This plan will help you say “NO” to those holiday cravings & challenge you to maintain your weight within 2lbs. for 7 weeks. 

RECIEVE:

  • Punch Card for 4 FREE Spin Classes
  • Weekly Emails: Include An Exercise Challenge & A Healthy Recipe
  • $20 YMCA Voucher If you maintain your weight within 2lbs.
  • If you gain more than 2lbs. your $20 fee will go towards our 2018 Annual Campaign program to help families in need.
RETURNS THIS FALL!

Spooktacular 5k or 2-Mile Run/Walk

Spooktacular 5k Pumpkins

The Spooktacular Run/Walk offers everyone the opportunity to get up, get active, and get healthy. We encourage individuals and families of all ages and fitness levels to participate! Sign up for either a 5K Run or a 2-Mile Family Fun Walk/Run. Every registered participant will receive a t-shirt* and participation medal! *Register by October 4th to guarantee a shirt! Family registration includes 4 participants.*

Wear your most spooktacular costume and be sure to visit the costume contest table!! Prizes will be given for the best kid, adult & family!

Coming October 20th!

Click Here For 5K Race Results  

For more information, contact Dawn Cunningham at 618-655-1460 or dcunningham@edwymca.com.

UPSIDE DOWN TRIATHLON

Upsidedown Tri

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH

15 Minute Treadmill • 15 Minute Spin • 10 Minute Swim

NEW Indoor Mini Tri! Sign Up With Your Friends and Family! Designed For Youth & Adults Ages 12+ Participants Receive A T-shirt!

MEMBERS $15 • NON-MEMBERS $25

Click Here For Tri On Your Time