Low Impact Aerobics

Fit & Fun after 50!
Low Impact Aerobics For All Levels, Men and Women After 50

Move into a more vibrant life of natural wellness! Come join us for positive support, safe low-impact aerobics, music, and fun! You’ll boost your mood, burn fat, build stronger bones, improve your stamina and your heart and brain health.

Fitness levels 1, 2 and 3 are demonstrated so you can choose which one is right for you. The second half of class includes stretching, strengthening and stress release practices such as qigong, guided meditation, tapping or other calming “energy medicine” movements. On the first and third Friday of the month, we do optional line dancing from 10:40 am – 11:00 am.) Get past whatever is holding you back and be the awesome person you are!  Equipment is provided. (This class includes some floor work at the Margaret Todd Senior Center location, and no floor work at the Goldenaires.)

If you have limited mobility and require a gentler option then check out my new Chair Exercise class that started in January 2011.

What is Aerobics?
Aerobic activities such as dancing, cycling, swimming and race-walking develop increased oxygen transportation and utilization. The word “aerobic” means “with oxygen” and indicates that the energy produced to do the work utilizes an oxygen system.

An ideal duration goal for aerobic exercise is 20-45 minutes, frequency of 3-5 times a week, based on your fitness level. Use the “talk-test” to check for ideal intensity level. You should be able to carry on a short conversation without becoming winded. If you can sing an opera,  you’re not working hard enough!  It is important to start your program slowly and gradually increase your exercise load.

Read Tips For Your First Class. I hope to see you soon!

Other Youthful Hearts Older Adult Fitness Classes:
Strength & Stretch, Line Dancing, Chair Exercise and Guided Meditation.

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” ~ Garson Kanin

  • Phone: (707) 642-3603

  • Schedule & Location Info

    2019 Tuesdays &/or Thursdays,
    9:30am - 10:45am
    Session 6: Aug 13-Sept 19
    Session 7: Sept 24-Oct 31
    Session 8: Nov 5-Dec 17*
    Or Drop-In Anytime!
    No class Nov 28
    Margaret Todd Senior Center
    Novato Fee Schedule

    2019 Mondays & Fridays,
    (Some Wednesdays)
    9:30am - 11:00am
    Session 1 Jan 7- Jan 28*
    Session 2: Feb 1 - Feb 25*
    Session 3 Mar 1- Mar 29
    Session 4: April 3- April 29*
    Session 5: May 3 - May 31*
    Session 6 June 3 - June 28
    Session 7: July 1 - July 29
    Session 8: Aug 2 - Aug 30
    Session 9: Sept 4 - Sept 30*
    Session 10: Oct 4 - Oct 28
    Session 11: Nov 5 - Nov 25*
    Session 12: Dec 2- Dec 16
    Or Drop-In Anytime!
    *No Class on Holidays
    San Rafael Community Center
    Goldenaires Fee Schedule

  • Testimonials

    "I've been in Jeanette's Youthful Hearts Fit and Fun program for 15 years. It has helped me maintain my agility and mobility. Plus, in class, I am surrounded by caring, supportive women."


    --Alice Stelling, age 80, Novato, CA
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