Low-impact fitness classes focusing on balance, flexibility, and strength.
Active Older Adults
The Y offers group exercise programs for adults of all ages and abilities! Our Active Older Adult programs include low-impact classes that work on balance, flexibility, and strength.
At a Glance:
- Included with all Y membership types
- All classes offer modification and are open to all fitness levels
- Onsite drop-off child care is available for Y members and guests
A seasonal class that changes exercises every quarter to adapt to the Chinese Medical values of the Tao. Through Qigong and functionally applied neurology, explore your movement with these fun and gentle, yet challenging and effective exercises.
Explore gentle movements to increase flexibility, strength, and well-being. Students are led through stretches, yoga postures, and breathing practices that will guide them into deep relaxation. Ideal for those with chronic stress, recovering from illness, and/or who want a gentle approach to practicing yoga.
A mind-muscle connection practice that incorporates relaxation techniques using functional movement and dynamic stretching for greater mobility and range of motion. This class will address posture and proper form to help you become stronger, more flexible, and pain-free.
Increase muscle strength, range of movement, and activities for daily living. Hand weights, elastic tubing with handles, and balls offered for resistance. Chairs are used for seated exercises and standing support. Beginning to intermediate skill levels.
Move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses (chair available) designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.