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YMCA of Greater Charlotte
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
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As you age, regular exercise is more important than ever to your overall health. Before starting an exercise program you should consult your doctor.


  • Increases heart and lung capacity.
  • Increases range of movement.
  • Improves coordination and balance.
  • Allows you to stay active and independent.

Tips + Preparation

New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.

  • Focus on fun! Don’t worry about perfection – we’ve all been there!
  • Don’t give up. It usually takes a few classes before you start to feel comfortable and more at ease.

Equipment & Attire

  • Loose-fitting, comfortable clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow.
  • Athletic shoes that provide adequate support and good traction to avoid slipping.
  • Water, towel.