Senior adults can participate in any of these fitness classes provided by the Lexington Senior Center. Some classes are also available at the satellite centers.

A schedule of fitness classes can be found in the monthly newsletter.

Daily fitness classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Active Aging – This seated class will include strength and cognitive training as well as basic cardiovascular exercises. This class is perfect for those who cannot stand for extended periods of time, those who are recovering from physical challenges and those new to exercise.

Barre.lattes! – Focusing on core and leg strength, this class will use the barre in the group fitness studio for basic toning, strength, balance and stretching exercises. We will also work on core strength through Pilates based movements using balls, bands and rings. We may move to the floor for various exercises, but a chair option will be available as well.

Basic Step – Strengthen your legs, heart and core in this basic step training class. This class uses a 4-6 inch step and requires a good sense of balance and rhythm.

Beat. Drum. Boogie! – So much fun you will forget its exercise! We use the large fitness balls as drums to boogie our way to fitness. No experience needed.

Beginning Line Dancing - Learn the basic steps in popular line dances!  No experience needed! 

Ch.oga (chair yoga) – Come and enjoy this gentle form of yoga. We’ll incorporate breathing exercises, yoga postures and relaxation while seated in your chair.

FLEX.ABLE – Let’s work on total body flexibility and good posture from a seated position. Various props may be used including straps, balls and bars. All levels are welcome! 

FLOW (yoga) – This yoga class will be taught in a flowing format. Postures will move from one to another and may include moving from the floor to a standing position several times during class. Modifications will be shown and encouraged. The class will end with relaxation. Please bring your yoga mat.  

Get Up and Go – This interval style class includes both cardio and strength training, as well as balance and cognitive work. Hand weights, balls and resistance bands may be used. Class is taught 50% standing, 50% seated, although attendees may stand/sit at any time.

Let’s Dance – Shake, shimmy, rock and mambo your way through this dance class! All levels welcome, including those with no dance experience!

Mindful Moments Meditation- Relax, breath and reduce stress in this basic meditation practice. No experience needed.

Move IT! – This 45-minute class will include both cardio and strength training intervals. You will be standing for the entire class. Chairs will not be used. Take the challenge and improve your endurance, strength and balance skills.

Muscle Madness – Strength training using a variety of equipment.  You may work on the floor at times but chair options will be shown.  Majority of class is standing. 

Pow!R Pump! - Muscle work using a barbell!  Work all muscle groups, no experience needed.

RetroRobics – 45 minutes of low impact cardio.  We build a pattern of movement throughout class.  

SeatBeats! – Let's dance and have fun all while seated. If you have challenges standing for extended periods of time, but love to boogie, this is the class for you. Similar to Zumba but this is 100% seated.

Senior Fitness Testing – 6 short fitness tests that help determine how you are going with: cardiovascular fitness, upper/lower body strength and flexibility, compared to others your age (Fuller Functional Fitness Test 1999)

Station 2 Station – A circuit class in the FITNESS CENTER. Attendees will rotate through 12 stations that include both cardio and strength. 90 seconds of work, followed by 30 seconds of rest and reset time. Participants must have completed a fitness center orientation PRIOR to attending this class.

Strength & Stability – Increase leg and core strength, and focus on ankle mobility  while improving your balance.  Standing & seated.  A participant favorite!

Tai Chi – Known as “meditation in motion’, Tai Chi helps improve balance, and mental focus. All levels welcome! 

Walking for Better Balance – During this indoor walking class, you will walk for 5 minutes and then work through 45-second intervals of various movements that assist in creating better balance, such as heel and toe walks. This will be repeated in intervals for 50 minutes. Join us for all or some of the class. There are incentives for attending class. See the instructor for details.

World of Dance – This calorie-burning dance fitness party is so much fun you will forget you are exercising! Latin and world rhythms will move you through several songs in each class. No experience needed.

Yoga 101 – If you’re new to yoga or just starting to practice, this beginner class is for you! Participants will be introduced to yoga postures through step-by-step verbal cues and demonstration. Participants should bring a yoga mat to class. You must be able to get down to and up from the floor.