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National Cancer Prevention Month - Get Moving!

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
January 31, 2024
4 out of 10 cancer cases are associated with preventable risk factors. The Y can help. National Cancer Prevention Month. Pictured is a YMCA personal trainer.

According to research, 4 out of 10 cancer cases in the United States are associated with preventable risk factors. Excess body weight, poor diet and physical inactivity are factors that contribute to increased cancer risk. For National Cancer Prevention Month, the Y wants to remind you that we’re here to help. No matter where you are on your health and wellness journey, the YMCA of Greater Kansas City is here for you every step of the way! Check out some of the ways our Y can help you find your path to a healthier lifestyle today.


Member Orientation

Member orientation is a free service for new and current Y members providing a personalized, easy-to-follow plan to help support you in reaching your goals. The Y will set you up for health and wellness success through this initial orientation. Scheduled at a time convenient for you, dedicated Y staff will assess you current health and wellness, help you understand your fitness strengths and limitations, work with you to develop goals, introduce you to fitness equipment and connect you with the right people and programs.

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Group Fitness / Exercise Classes

From Zumba to Aqua Aerobics; HIIT training to yoga, the Y offers a variety of group fitness and exercise classes for adults, seniors and even youth! Focus on your health and wellness in a supportive group setting to reach your overall fitness goals.

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Personal Training

Each person’s health and wellness goals are unique, and the Y realizes customized workout plans may be necessary. A personal trainer can help any individual, no matter where they are on their health and wellness journey. Get customized recommendations and expert attention that will help you stay motivated and achieve your goals. Our personal trainers are nationally certified and have special areas of expertise. The Y offers in-person or virtual options for both personal training and Y weight loss classes.

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