Fitness For Your 50's and Beyond

Fitness For Your 50's and Beyond

Not sure where to start? Don't worry — we've created a collection to help you build a new fitness routine at any stage of life. Build confidence, strength, stability, and mobility with these all-levels, modifiable moves. You'll find a variety of disciplines, from strength to kickboxing to mobility to dance, with modifications provided to allow you to practice safely. Take your time as you start out; focus on the feeling and the form of every movement, appreciating the progress you make along the way.

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Fitness For Your 50's and Beyond
  • 2-Minute Strength with Farinaz | Lower Body Strength Class (2 Mins)

    Take a movement break and feel the difference in your day! Farinaz leads you through her essential moves for feeling strong and powerful: good morning and squat. These moves will light up your lower body, engage your core, and give you a burst of energy. Your phone, tasks, or chores can wait for ...

  • Low Back Relief with Lydia | Restorative Movement Class (30 Mins)

    Choose this mellow class to help you find space, movement, and relief in your low back region. Lydia encourages you to let go of tension with these soothing restorative moves, which are all done low to the ground. Connecting these exercises with slow and gentle breathing will bring awareness to y...

  • Back Strength with Amanda | Beginner Pilates Class (11 Mins)

    Strengthen your back and lengthen your spine today with Amanda. Begin by connecting your body to the ground before moving through some classic pilates core and glute exercises. Finish with a gentle twist to unwind. This class is done lying down with slow and intentional movements. Press play if y...

  • NEW | Essential Breath with Adrian | Restorative Breath Class (12 Mins)

    Lie down somewhere comfortable and join Adrian for a restorative breath class. These simple breathing exercises will create space in your upper body and regulate your nervous system. Adrian guides you through belly, lateral, tubular, and box breathing. Finish with a rejuvenating rest pose and so...

  • NEW | Shoulders That Last with Lydia | Upper Body Yoga Class (35 Mins)

    Release tension in your shoulders by stretching and strengthening them gently with Lydia. The movements you perform in this class will help to restore your posture by activating your upper back and loosening your chest, leaving you feeling more upright and ready to perform activities more efficie...

  • Freedom | Dance Basics | Foundational Dance Movements (6 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio teaches foundational movements to help you connect with the music and fundamental dance steps so you feel comfortable in your dance classes. You will learn how to step touch, rock and bounce, and she will introduce you to the single-single-double pattern. This is the ...

  • NEW | Skylight with Lydia | Short Neck & Shoulders Restorative Class (10 Mins)

    Lydia calls this practice ‘Skylight’ because it creates a bright, spacious feeling in your neck and shoulders. This short class uses a wall as a prop for deep and soothing release. You'll begin with some cactus arm stretches and neck and shoulder rolls before moving to the wall. Lydia will guide ...

  • Beginner MuayFit with Farinaz | Full Body Strength Class (12 Mins)

    Farinaz developed MuayFit to make you feel strong, confident, and athletic. If you are new to MuayFit or strength training, this is the class for you! Farinaz will provide you with modifications and tips to make these full body movements work for you. Allow yourself to work at your pace, breathe ...

  • Your Turn | Take Your First HIIT Class with Karen (35 Mins)

    Your Turn is a new series featuring community members taking a turn at a new form of movement. These classes are a follow-along format and are designed to be beginner friendly. If you've ever wanted to try HIIT, kickboxing, or dance but are unsure where to start or if this type of movement is for...

  • Chair Mobility Flow with Sylvia | Energizing Stretch Class (17 Mins)

    Free your upper body with this energizing stretch class. Follow Sylvia through an accessible mobility flow from the comfort of your chair. This class is about creating length through your spine and increasing your mobility and flexibility. Press play and sync your playlist through the Spotify lin...

  • Stick It Practice with Rob | Beginner Boxing Class (13 Mins)

    In this Practice, Rob will guide you through a series of Core conditioning rounds and Jab combinations. Whether this is your first time throwing a punch or you’re rediscovering combat sports, challenge yourself to focus on quality and control with each drill, narrowing in on form during dynamic b...

  • Stepish with Sylvia | Full Body Cardio Class (7 Mins)

    Let your inner Jane Fonda out with this variation of a classic step class! Follow Sylvia's lead with the intention of letting loose and having fun as you move to the music. Press play and sync your playlist through the Spotify link below to get moving!

    Link to Spotify Playlist: https://open.spo...

  • NEW | Core Recovery with Amanda | Core Strength Class (12 Mins)

    Amanda leads you through a therapeutic core recovery class, designed to leave you feeling stronger and centered. You will begin with 360 breathing and pelvic floor exercises to reconnect your breath to your core muscles. Next, you will come to your back and move through glute bridges, heel slides...

  • The Art of Belly Dancing | Belly Dancing Basics Class (23 Mins)

    If you’ve never taken a belly dancing class before, this is the place to start! In this class, you will learn fundamental belly dancing moves including the shoulder shimmy, hip rotation, cut turn, 1,2,3 hop, and hip pop, and how to combine them together into a beautiful choreography sequence. All...

  • Mornings with Dom | Neck Mobility & Athletic Core Class (12 Mins)

    Dom starts this practice by guiding you through a series of neck mobility exercises designed to increase your range of motion, strength, posture, and alleviate tension. Next is a series of athletic core moves, Kneeling Hip Striders, Stationary High Knees, Eccentric Crunch Twists, Single Arm Front...

  • IT Band Release with Lydia | Restorative Stretch Class (24 Mins)

    Follow Lydia through a stretch class to release tension through the lateral lines of your legs, with an emphasis on the IT band region, hamstrings, and outer hips. These moves are all done on your back and designed for those "big days" when you've been on the go. Stretches are held for longer per...

  • Boxer's Core with Rob | Core-focused Class (12 Mins)

    Boxing teacher Rob Couzens guides you through his favourite core moves! This class is designed to be effective and beginner friendly. You'll practice moves that target your entire core, including standing balances, dynamic starfishes, plank punches, v-sit, and cobra variations. This is a great cl...

  • Get Ready with Adrian | Full Body Functional Movement Class (9 Mins)

    Adrian designed this class to prepare you for movement. This is your go-to class to take before a game of tennis, hike, a round of golf, or any activity where you will be challenging yourself. Adrian will guide you through a series of ankle, knee, hip, and shoulder mobility drills, work on your b...

  • Core Workshop with Adrian | Learn How to Improve Your Core Stability (6 Mins)

    In this 6-minute foundational workshop, learn how to improve your core stability with Adrian. You’ll learn about the structure and function of your core and how it affects how you move in the world, then practice the Bird Dog and Dead Bug exercises from the Strength Foundations program with Adria...

  • On Movement with Gabriela Schonbach | Interview Series (5 Mins)

    Producer and photographer Gabriela Schonbach reflects on a life in movement, the joy and freedom of trying new movements and creative outlets, and the importance of establishing strength and adapting purposefully in each season. She shares her background of athleticism, art, and activity that bui...

  • Earth with Kate | Grounding Yoga Class (24 Mins)

    Earth sequence begins kneeling and continues with floor poses that are both gentle and invigorating. Kate guides you through this grounding class that will open your body but leave you feeling refreshed. This class is perfect to prepare for a long day or restore afterward. This is episode 107 of ...

  • Stretch with Amanda | Full Body Movement Class (13 Mins)

    Amanda designed this class for those days when you just need a short stretch break to reset and feel good in your body. She guides you through some of her favourite stretches to release tension. You will move through spinal rolls, modified sun salutation, ankle rolls, hamstring stretches, glute b...

  • Dancer's Preparation with Livona | Playful Movement Class (22 Mins)

    Put on cozy clothes and join Livona for a dancer's warm up! This class will increase your functional mobility, strength, flexibility, and coordination. Follow Livona through a full body warm up that will help you find freedom in your body. These movements are a mix of pilates, dance, yoga, and st...

  • Strength Patterns Practice with Adrian | Functional Strength Class (13 Mins)

    Get ready to move with confidence and stability through four dynamic intervals, resting intentionally between each. Challenge yourself to focus on quality and control with each Agility and foundational strength exercise, allowing your body to move how it was meant to.

    This practice combines a ...