Start Here | Fitness In Your 50's and Beyond

Start Here | Fitness In 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 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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Start Here | Fitness In Your 50's and Beyond
  • NEW | 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 li...

  • Strength with Kate | Weighted Yoga Class (23 Mins)

    The Strength class with Kate begins with a simple Warm Up practice before moving into strong and balanced standing poses. In this class, you will move through traditional poses in a graceful and creative flow. Feel grounded in your standing position, warming up and opening up your full body, then...

  • 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...

  • NEW | Evenings with Leo | Restorative Adaptive Stretch Class (9 Mins)

    Leo designed this adaptive stretch class to restore and refresh you especially if you have been sitting all day. Move through a series of groin, hip, and shoulder stretches and restorative spinal mobility poses. Leo uses his wheelchair and a foam pad as props during the class, but the exercises c...

  • NEW | Happy Feet with Lydia | Lower Leg Mobility Class (21 Mins)

    This class is a treat for your feet. Follow Lydia through a practice designed to release stress and tension stored in your fascia and muscles in and surrounding your feet, including your Achilles and calves. Lydia provides mobility modifications for you whether you want to get extra juice from th...

  • Your Turn | Take Your First Kickboxing Class with Gabriela (37 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...

  • Kitchen Dance Party | Beginner-friendly Dance Class (21 Mins)

    Welcome to the Kitchen Dance Party with Hannah from Formation Studio. Designed for beginner dancers, this class will give you all the tools to find your personal dance style. This is a dance party! When Hannah signals to sync your playlist, click play on your Spotify Playlist.

    Link to Spotify P...

  • Middays with Rob | Chair Strength & Cardio-based Boxing Class (5 Mins)

    Rob takes you through a quick practice working on skill, mobility, and cardio, all from your chair. This practice includes variations on cat/cow, twists, forward folds, and shadow boxing.

  • Shoulder Checkup with Adrian | Everyday Mobility Class (10 Mins)

    When our shoulders are not strong and healthy, everyday movements, such as picking up our keys, washing our hair, or putting away laundry, can be a source of pain. In this class, Adrian introduces you with a series of exercises to help develop and maintain the necessary strength, range of motion,...

  • NEW | Unstick with Lydia | Gentle Yoga Class (12 Mins)

    This short and sweet class is perfect for when you need to take a desk job break. Our desk can be a physical desk, our phones, our car, or anywhere we are in a slightly slumped position that can leave us feeling stuck. Lydia guides you through a gentle sequence of stretches for your shoulders, w...

  • NEW | 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...

  • Your Turn | Take Your First HIIT Class with Vanda (31 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...

  • 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...

  • On Movement with Kate Potter | Interview Series (7 Mins)

    World-renowned yoga teacher Kate Potter looks back on a life filled with movement - dancing, gymnastics, skiing, tree-planting - to where she is now in her personal routines and teaching practices. Kate shares how fitness has evolved through different periods of her life, how to embrace bold move...

  • 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...

  • Mornings with Leo | Energizing Adaptive Stretch Class (11 Mins)

    Leo leads you through an adaptive stretch class that will wake up your upper body and neck. Move through a series of wrist, shoulder, tricep, neck, and upper back stretches before finishing the class with an energizing Tai Chi breathing exercise. This class can be done from your chair or any seat...

  • 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 | Athletic Core with Dom | Core-Focused Class (14 Mins)

    Join Dom for a short athletic core-focused workout that moves away from traditional sit-ups or crunches. Dom will prepare you with a full body warm up before taking you through a series of exercises to develop your anti-lateral, anti-extension, and anti-rotation flexion. You will learn plank, aro...

  • Stick It Practice with Rob Couzens

    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...

  • 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...

  • NEW | 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...

  • Wrist Checkup with Adrian | Everyday Mobility Class (10 Mins)

    Our wrists take the burden in many everyday movements we do – typing on keyboards, scrolling on phones, and carrying grocery bags – before we even try to add a push up or lift weights.

    In this class, Adrian encourages you to take care of your wrists and focus on joint health with a range of mob...

  • 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...

  • 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...