If you are feeling confident, try some chair
exercise at home!
Don’t worry if you have not done much for a while,
these seated exercises are gentle and easy to
follow. If you are not very active, you may want to
get the all-clear from a GP before starting.
For these chair-based exercises, choose a chair
that is stable, solid and without wheels.
You should be able to sit with your feet flat on
the floor and knees bent at right angles.
Avoid chairs with arms, as this will restrict your
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and keep
some water handy.
Build up slowly and aim to gradually increase the
repetitions of each exercise over time.
Try to do these exercises at least twice a week
and combine them with the other routines in
this series to help improve strength, balance and
“I enjoy the class. I love the music
and moving rhythmically to it.
It benefits my general wellbeing
“I love it, it’s excellent. It helps me
with my balance, my arm and
especially my mobility. Excellent
“ I enjoy and look forward to the class.
I participate because it makes me
feel better, helps my joints and I
enjoy the company. I feel the benefit
in how I feel in myself and
my general mobility.”
“I really do thoroughly enjoy it, helps
my movement and balance.”