Chair or seated aerobics for seniors

Chair / Seated Aerobics

Chair Aerobics (or seated aerobics) is part of our Fit for Life program, which encourages seniors to stay healthy, grow stronger and to improve their mobility, strength, flexibility and balance. Classes are held face to face and via ZOOM.

Classes must be pre-booked with Sharon via her Superageing website or by calling her.

If classes are full, we encourage other interested participants to join by ZOOM (contact Sharon directly for more information on 0438 890 089). For class schedules and bookings, visit our online calendar (or call us on 8941 1004 during office hours). If you can book online for face-to-face classes, we strongly advise doing so – you will require your COTA membership number.

Chair or seated aerobics classes for seniors are held at COTA NT in Spillett House every Wednesday morning (with the exception of public holidays and instructor ‘rest days’) and start at 9.30am. Early booking is strongly advised as the classes book out quickly. Class discounts apply for COTA NT members.

Before you join

  • check with your doctor first before starting any exercise program.
  • if you have any concerns regarding your fitness level, ability or skill or undertake this activity, you should seek the appropriate independent advice. Please note, neither the instructor or COTA staff are authorised to give any advice in this regard.
  • before your first sessions, you must fill in a Pre-Exercise Screening form and raise any health concerns with the instructor
  • register your attendance (which includes agreement to a voluntary assumption of risk: that you undertake the class at your own risk and acknowledge and voluntarily accept the level of risk consequent with that activity)
  • wear comfortable clothes and shoes, bring a drink bottle and towel. Chairs are provided for this class.
  • meet your instructor, Sharon Kelly.

About Seated Aerobics

The seated aerobics classes held at COTA for the over 50s have been specifically designed by instructor, Sharon Kelly for those who want to keep active, but cannot join in with activities such as walking, cycling, Pilates or aerobics classes. The gentle sitting exercises taught by Sharon can also be done at home and are designed to help improve mobility and prevent falls. 

“Attended my first Chair Pilates class last week and loved it. I felt this class would suit people who have back issues and are unable to do exercise on the floor. Sharon was terrific and I was surprised how hard we worked. I intend making it a regular when I am in town. Thanks Steph and Sharon.” Suzie Berger

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