Benefits of Yoga for Seniors
Strengthened bones. Yoga for seniors can help prevent the onset of osteoporosis, which causes bones to become brittle or weak.
Improved sleeping habits.
Enhanced balance, flexibility, mobility and strength.
Lessen the risk for depression.
Alleviate aches and pains.
This gentle introduction to yoga helps you understand how to move and stretch in a way that is safe and most beneficial to you and your body. Basic principles of yoga that you can carry with you into any class or do at home..
This beginner's yoga class is all done in a chair. You would be surprised how much you can do! Learn how you can stretch most of the major muscles of the upper body in a thorough and effective way.
Learn to also effectively stretch and strengthen the lower body while sitting in a chair. In this chair yoga session, learn various techniques and how it’s done including how to stretch the back, front and sides of the legs, as well as the hips and lower back, which will help encourage blood flow to your feet and strengthen your balance and body awareness.