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Residents at Kidron Bethel Village participate in Strength Training group class. Photo by Tyler Stutzman.

Improve wellness with group exercise classes

Bluestem Wellness Centers has options for a variety of workout interests and every fitness level. Members of Bluestem Wellness Centers can access the full lineup of fitness amenities and programming, which includes a variety of land-based and pool-based group exercise classes to fit whatever wellness goals you might be looking for – improve your health, fitness or socialization. 

Residents of Bluestem Communities are automatically Bluestem Wellness Centers members, and those from the wider community can purchase membership as well. Membership includes access to both wellness center locations in Hesston and North Newton. Take a closer look at the group exercise classes Bluestem Wellness Centers offers. 


  • Adaptive Yoga – Gentle yoga poses for strength, balance and flexibility. Prepare to walk taller, breathe better and strengthen your core, as well as relieve stress and become more mindful. In Hesston: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 9:30 a.m. In North Newton: Tuesday, Thursday at 8 a.m. 
  • Body Basics – Moderate-intensity exercises to improve strength, coordination and balance. In North Newton: Monday, Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. 
  • Cardio Kickboxing – High-intensity, challenging training program that incorporates punching, kicking and blocking to boost your energy, strength and more! In Hesston: Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Fusion Fit – High-intensity interval training, full body workout that includes a variety of cardio formats, core stabilizers and strength training moves. In Hesston: Monday at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Modified Strength Training – Chair-based resistance training using stretch bands and dumbbells. In North Newton: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 1 p.m. 
  • Silver Sneakers Class – A variety of exercises using hand weights, elastic tubing, balls and a chair to improve muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. In Hesston: Monday, Friday at 9:30 a.m. 


  • Just My Speed – Gentle, low-impact class to help improve range of motion, flexibility, and heart and muscle conditioning. Those with types of arthritis, Parkinson’s and new or deconditioned exercisers are especially encouraged to attend. In Hesston: Tuesday, Thursday at 9 a.m. In North Newton: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:40 a.m. 
  • Splash – A higher-intensity workout designed to strengthen upper and lower body as well as the abdominals. In Hesston: Tuesday, Thursday at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Wake Up! – Combines strength training, cardio conditioning and movements for improved flexibility. In Hesston: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8 a.m. 

Learn more about Bluestem Wellness Center group exercise classes and other fitness options at bluestemwellness.com.

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