ExerStartExerStart is a 10-week, low-intensity exercise class designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and mobility for adults 50+ at any fitness level. ExerStart focuses on moves specifically designed to keep people living interdependently and doing the things they enjoy.

ExerStart is an effective exercise program, showing improvements in functional fitness and independence among participants. Exercises are done with resistance bands, while standing or seated in a chair. Join a class and improve your ability to do daily activities, mood and memory, and bond with others.

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For more information, please contact Marissa Sandbothe, program coordinator at 314-862-2933 x 237 or


“There are many people who don’t want to go to a gym environment. They want to go where they feel comfortable and exercise with like-minded people…Exercise to me is the fountain of youth.”

-Carole Pefley

ExerStart Facilitator

“The ExerStart program helped improve my endurance and I was able to keep up with all of the walking required on my vacation. This made my trip much more enjoyable”


ExerStart Participant