Why yoga at the YMCA?

YMCA yoga classes meet the needs of beginner or advanced students. Our unique yoga practice is based on intuition and tradition. No matter the age, weight, strength of flexibility of the student, our classes are for everyone. Discover the health benefits of yoga while building strength, releasing tension and increasing flexibility in the body. The YMCA offers nearly 20 classes per week between our two facilities. And the best part? These classes are included in your YMCA membership!

What are the benefits of yoga?

Yoga helps to improve strength, balance, circulation, flexibility, energy and concentration, it also helps to decrease stress and relieve tension. In short, yoga makes you feel better. Practicing the postures, breathing exercises and meditation makes you healthier in body, mind and spirit.

 Yoga Class Descriptions
Level I
A foundation class to learn basic postures with a focus on alignment, modifications and breath work.
Mixed Level An intermediate class that builds upon foundation knowledge and integrates various posture options.
Level II A challenging class that integrates advanced postures, breathwork, and flow. Intermediate Vinyasa Yoga.
Yoga in Motion A faster-paced flowing practice that links breath to movements and strengthens the mind-body connection.
Silver Sneakers Yoga A series of seated and standing poses to increase flexibility, balance and range of motion. No previous yoga experience required!

Yoga classes are offered at both Fercho and Schlossman YMCAs. Click on either location for a full group fitness schedule.

Yoga Foundations Workshops

Join us for a series of three classes, designed just for beginners! You’ll learn foundational poses, breath work, and relaxation in a nurturing and welcoming environment. Intro to Yoga Workshops are a great start for anyone who is just beginning their practice, or those looking to go “back-to-basics” to further deepen their yoga journey. Registration is required, but these workshops are FREE for members!

Our foundational courses aren’t just for beginners! Even experienced individuals can feel free to participate to improve form, troubleshoot problem areas, learn foundational techniques, and more!

Upcoming Dates
  • September 10, 17, 24
  • October 1, 8, 15
  • November 5, 12, 19
  • December 3, 10, 17
Class Details
Fercho YMCA Mondays 6:45 – 7:45pm Members: FREE Non-Members: $30

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More YMCA Yoga Classes: FOGA

FOGA (Fargo Organization Giving through Asana) is a movement created by our YMCA to create unity, bring awareness and raise dollars for local causes in the Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo community by hosting donation-based yoga classes. FOGA’s mission is to make yoga accessible, fun and community-minded. Events are free will donation (suggested minimum $5) and 100% of the proceeds go to designated charities. Learn more about our two seasonal FOGA series below: Candlelight Yoga and Yoga in the Park.

Candlelight Yoga 

This all-levels class is designed to help you relax, melt away tension, decrease feelings of stress and increase a sense of peacefulness and is done in the gentle glow of candle light. Classes are held monthly in the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Events are free will donation (suggested minimum $5) and 100% of the proceeds go to LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA.

Upcoming Dates
December 7 January 11 February 8 March 8

Class Details

Fercho YMCA 6:45 – 7:45pm Members: Free Will Donations Non-Members: $5 Ages 15+

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park is an annual summer event series,  co-hosted by the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, Fargo Park District and Courts Plus. All yoga classes are held in Island Park, just outside of the Fercho YMCA in the heart of Downtown Fargo. Events are free will donation (suggested minimum $5) and 100% of the proceeds go to designated charities. Bring a mat, a water bottle, and group of friends! For more details visit the Yoga in the Park page.

For more information about Yoga at the YMCA, contact Katelyn Whittenburg at 701.364.4140 or