Specialty Fitness Classes

The Poyner YMCA offers Specialty Fitness classes to enhance and elevate your workout. These classes, led by instructors with advanced training, offer unique experiences that will build on and complement our core group exercise classes. Classes are offered through the MINDBODY app, at an additional fee.

Visit our Group Fitness Schedule page for our current offerings.


The Poyner YMCA specialty fitness classes are open to all YMCA members for an additional fee. Single, four and eight class passes are sold through the MindBody app, and interested members must contact the YMCA first to be added to the system. 

The Unlimited Class Pass auto-renews each month. You can purchase that online here.

4-Pack Class: $45
A member can attend four Specialty Fitness classes within 30-days of purchase. 

8-Pack Class: $75
A member can attend eight Specialty Fitness classes within 30 days of purchase.

Unlimited Class Pass: $65/ month
A member can attend as many Specialty Fitness classes within 30 days as he/ she wants to. This option auto-renews every 30 days. 

One-Class Pass: $15
A member can attend one class within 48 hours of purchase. 


Gentle Flow: 60 minutes
Get connected to your breath and body in Gentle Flow. This warm yoga class is open to all levels but is a great way for beginners to experience yoga for the first time. During this class, the studio is warmed to 80-85 degrees. The flow of the class moves at a slower pace, allowing students to open up easier, stretch and explore yoga at a deeper level.

Essence Flow: 60 minutes
Essence Flow is the perfect Vinyasa yoga class for students to explore spirit, mind and body through a slower flow of movements. With the studio heated to 90 – 95 degrees, instructors will lead students in practicing the connection between their breath and bodies. Poses are held longer than other classes, with a focus on being grounded and connected to breath.  All levels welcome.

Gritty Flow: 60-75 minutes
For students looking to push themselves mentally and physically, Gritty Flow offers a fast-paced Vinyasa flow. Set to upbeat music in a studio heated to 95 degrees, instructors in this class specialize in bringing a deeper understanding of yoga practice. All levels welcome.

Power Sculpt: 45 minutes
For anyone looking to combine the flow of a Vinyasa yoga class with heart-pumping, high energy cardio, Power Sculpt is perfect. In a studio warmed to 80-85 degrees, students explore toning moves and breathing connection, all in one 45-minute class. All levels welcome

Release & Restore: 60 minutes
Held in an 80-degree studio, this class combines deep, non-muscular postures held for 3-4 minutes each to get into connective tissue with bolsters and straps to provide restorative results.


Gritty Fusion:  60 minutes
For students who want to combine the core strengthening and lengthening of mat Pilates with the flow and breathing exercise of Vinyasa yoga, Hot Pilates Fusion is the answer. In a studio heated to 95 degrees, instructors combine the best of two disciplines to give students a stronger core and more flexibility. All levels welcome. - coming soon

Small Class Training

TRX: 45 minutes
Created by Navy Seals and adopted by premier athletes around the world, TRX strengthens your core, improves stability and increases muscular endurance. Taught in a small class setting, TRX is a strap-based total body resistance training that uses your own body weight and gravity to produce results. - coming soon

MX4: 30 minutes
Build strength. Burn fat. Refine agility. Improve cardiovascular health. Increase Aerobic Capacity. MX4 combines best-in-class training tools with custom workouts designed to challenge you and improve fitness, power and strength in a small group training setting.