Tabata interval training is one of the most effective types of high intensity interval training. Through a variety of simple, yet intense exercises, each class will blast the calories and provide noticeable results in a short amount of time. Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class will provide what you are looking for.

Free Group Classes for Members

  • Level: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Drop-in Class
  • No registration required
  • Kids ages 10 – 14 may attend with a parent or guardian
  • Teens age 15+ may attend unaccompanied by an adult

A Typical Class

Class begins with a short warm-up followed by a series of four minute exercise sequences. Each sequence is broken into eight 20/10 intervals (20 seconds of intense work followed by 10 seconds of rest). Many exercises will use just body weight, but additional tools such as barbells, bands, and gliding discs may be used as well. Class will end with a short cool down and stretch.


  • Improved balance
  • Improved strength
  • Improved cardio endurance
  • Improved proprioception (awareness of where you are in space)

Tips + Preparation

New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.  

This class requires you to be physically active and have freedom of movement.

Equipment Needed

  • The Y provides all equipment for this class

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Wear loose-fitting, functional workout clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Proper gym shoes, comfortable fit
  • Water, towel