Getting Better With Age!

Classes specifically designed for seniors and older adults

The Seniors Experience at Universal

Senior programming has something for everyone, whatever your fitness level or ability. It’s more than a fitness program. It’s a fitness and lifestyle benefit that gives you the opportunity to connect with your community, make friends and stay active. Get active and feel great. It’s never too late to start living a longer, healthier life.

Take advantage of all that Universal has to offer:
  • Full access to the entire club including all group fitness classes and equipment
  • A large variety of live Senior classes
  • Virtual and recorded classes with Universal Athletic Clubs certified Instructors
  • Senior Aquatic Classes

Senior Classes Offered

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Silver Strength & Mobility

(Previously called SilverSneakers Classic) 45 min.

This class is appropriate for most fitness levels.  Seated and standing options are offered, with chair support for standing exercises.  Participants can remain seated the entire class. Using hand weights, a resistance band and small ball, this class will incorporate exercises to build muscular strength and endurance, coordination, reaction time, balance, flexibility and joint mobility. 

Equipment: chair, ball, resistance band, hand weights
Intensity Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Gentle Yoga

(Previously called SilverSneakers Yoga) 45 min.

This shoe-friendly class incorporates restorative breathing exercises, yoga poses and stretches focused on improving muscular strength, flexibility and balance.  All exercises can be performed seated or standing/seated with the instructor.

A chair is offered for standing balance support. All exercises are performed standing or seated with no floor work.  

Equipment: chair
Intensity Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Silver Circuit

(Previously called SilverSneakers Circuit) 45 min.

This class is focused on improving both cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength and endurance through a circuit format.  All exercises are done standing with a chair for standing support. Hand held weights, resistance band and a small ball are used for resistance tools. Low-impact aerobic moves are incorporated during the cardiovascular training portion of the class. Seated stretches are offered at the end of the workout.  

Equipment: chair, ball, resistance band, hand weights
Intensity Level: Intermediate

Silver Groove

(Previously called Cardio) 45 min.

This class uses low-impact aerobic movements to improve cardiovascular fitness. Spend 30 minutes on cardio-based movements followed by 10 minutes of resistance work using hand weights and a resistance band. All exercises performed standing with no chair support.

Equipment: resistance band, hand weights
Intensity Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Senior Class Etiquette

Seniors classes at Universal are designed to provide an effective and safe workout for everyone.  Please be patient in waiting for prior class to fully end and allow for equipment to be put away before entering.