Are you a working senior (over 60) who wants to stay in shape and get healthy for the new year? Would an early evening class fit your schedule?

The Shirley Senior Center will host "Senior Total Body Workout" Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at the Shirley Senior center. The cost is $60 for seven weeks or a $10 per class drop-in fee.

Boost your metabolism and burn more calories with this 60-minute class. Learn how to strength train safely for toning, revved up metabolism and prevention of osteoporosis. The weight-training segment includes the most effective moves to train your body to burn calories and release stored fat. As you increase your metabolism, your body will burn more calories 24 hours a day.

The class will then transition into a core conditioning class, Pilates for better posture flatter abs and stronger backs. Don't miss this dynamic combination. Metabolism boosting and good health tips will be shared. Be ready to have fun. All that is required is a set of weights, a mat and water.

This class is perfect for the first-time exerciser or the fitness enthusiast. You will be given individual attention to ensure that you are getting the most from your workout and exercising safely.

Instructor Susan Robbins brings more than 30 years of experience to the class and is ACE and CPR certified.