chair fitness for seniors

Your Cheatin' Heart

Your Cheatin' Heart

“Your Cheatin’ Heart” , written in 1952 by the one and only Hank Williams can easily be added to your older adult playlist as it is considered to be a well known popular standard in the country music genre. Apparently, Hank Williams wrote this classic about…

You Make Me Feel So Young

One of my favourite go to songs for my senior/older adult chair fitness classes is this wonderful 1946 tune “You Make Me Feel So Young” composed by Joseph Myrow and lyricist Mack Gordon. It was originally written, as many songs were in the forties, for a film. It was first heard in Three Little Girls in Blue. Later in 1951 it was chosen to be the title song for the movie As Young As You Feel in which Marilyn Monroe...

Music, Music, Music

There are certain happy songs that instantly bring a smile to the faces of my participants. “Music, Music, Music”, a number one hit from 1950 performed by Theresa Brewer is unquestionably one of them. It’s an incredible upbeat tune written in 1949 by Stephen Weiss and Bernie Baum. Apparently, when it first came out, some radio stations were reluctant to play it because.......