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Landon Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The fitness programs at the Landon Center are open to those over 60.  We have a wide variety of options including Exercise Classes, Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Zumba. The only requirement is a consent from the potential participant's physician.Exercise can help maintain our independence and mobility by strengthening muscles and bones.  Our classes are designed with the older adult in mind. The Landon Center’s fitness room is located at 3599 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160. 


The Fitness Center Classes are one hour long and consist of strength training, flexibility, balance, and cardiovascular training.

Class includes:

  • Warm up
  • Light hand weights
  • Therabands
  • Exercise balls
  • Treadmills
  • Stationary recumbent bikes
  • Cool down

Class Schedules

8:30 am
8:30 am
8:00 am*
9:45 am
9:45 am
11:00 am
11:00 am
1:00 pm
1:00 pm

* OPEN CLASS - anyone in the fitness program can come in for an extra class.

To sign up or for more information on exercise classes call Matt Chandler at
(913) 588-3094.

  • Stretch & Balance*
    Tuesdays - 12:15 to 1:00 pm
    Fridays - 8:45 - 9:30 am 
    Stretch & Balance is a 45 minute class designed to increase flexibility and balance. Many stretches are performed seated in a chair and standing.
    * Attendance for Stretch & Balance is limited to one per week
Stretch and Core 

Meditation, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Zumba

 No experience, devices or special abilities of any kind are required for the following classes. To register or for more call Matt Chandler at (913) 588-3094.

Every Wednesday - 9:00 to 9:30 am
Instructor: Alan Lippincott

Kundalini Yoga is known as "The Yoga of Awareness." Seated in a chair, we will bend, breathe and relax our bodies for mental focus and relaxation.

Every Wednesday - 9:30 am to 10:00 am
Instructor: Shannon Basham

Release stress through guided breath work that clears the body/mind/spirit of discord. As you are guided into a state of deep relaxation, your natural state of ease rises gently to the surface. Come prepared to breath deeply and relax!

No experience, devices or special abilities of any kind are required for the following classes. To register or for more information call Matt Chandler at (913)588-3094.

Tai Chi
Every Wednesday - 10:15 am to 11:00 am
Instructor: Bill Douglas

Tai Chi engages both the mind and body to help mentally, physically, and emotionally disconnect from daily stress loads. One thing that makes this such a powerfully effective approach is the physical benefits of Tai Chi equal moderate impact aerobic exercise, yet Tai Chi is gentler enough for anyone, even those with arthritis.

Fridays - 10:00 to 10:45 am
Instructor: Jan Peck

Zumba is a high energy class designed to raise the heart rate and get the body moving! Simple dance and aerobic steps put to your favorite songs. This class will get your heart rate elevated and body temperature on the rise.


Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler
Director, Landon Fitness Center
BSE - Sports Science, University of Kansas
MBA - University of Missouri-KC

Iva Hornor

Iva Hornor
Landon Fitness Center Manager
BA - Physical Education and Health
Specializing in Biomechanics

Laura Zahner

Laura Zahner
Landon Fitness Center Instructor
BS - Physical Therapy, St. Louis University

Last modified: Mar 09, 2020