It’s the revolutionary 30-minute workout from America’s toughest trainer. And you’ll only find it at the Y. This non-stop interval workout combines strength, cardio and abs to shred fat, define muscle and condition for peak performance.

Free for members

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


Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED™ is currently available at all Y locations.

A Typical Class

JILLIAN MICHAELS BODYSHRED™ is an interval based, full-body workout designed for maximum calorie burn and big results. After a dynamic warm-up, intervals consist of 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio and 1 minute of abs. Moves are simple but challenging, with little to no rest between intervals. Class ends with cool down and stretching.


  • Shreds fat
  • Defines muscle
  • Conditions for peak performance
  • Improves heart and lung health
  • Strengthens muscles and bones, reduces risk of osteoporosis
  • Improves posture, coordination, agility and flexibility
  • Stimulates your brain
  • Improves energy
  • Promotes weight loss

Tips + Preparation

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

Equipment Needed

  • Mats
  • Dumb bells
  • The Y provides all equipment for this class

Attire and What to Bring

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