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Empowering, Strenthening & Inspiring Seniors through Yoga

​Open Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

Celebrate this Valentine's Day with some chair yoga back bending poses, called “heart openers.” These postures help you open and balance your heart chakra, and release tension and blocked emotions. Although gentle yoga for seniors, the powerful benefits include: strengthen the upper...

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Yoga for Seniors Certification

DATES: February 7 - 9, 2020 LOCATION: NEXT yoga Training Center, Wheaton, ILTIMES: Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pmCOST: $495 early bird (up to 30 days prior) / $695 regular Senior Yoga Certification Seniors face increasing challenges and big life changes. Yoga helps with...

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Fight the Flu Season with Yoga for Seniors

As cold and flu season approaches us, almost everyone we know has been sick in one way or another. The good news is that practicing yoga for seniors can help us fight off illness and recover more quickly if those annoying viruses happen to find their way into our bodies. Stress has been linked...

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​Senior Yoga Classes with Arthritis

Your Senior Yoga Practice with Arthritis Modify Use props such as blocks, folded blankets and straps to personalize your yoga practice and make it more comfortable. Poses can be modified by not going “deep” into the positions. Most yoga teachers are more than willing to work with you to...

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Why Should Seniors Do Yoga?

The health benefits of yoga for seniors go beyond that of just remaining active. Yoga for seniors combines a succession of postures and breathing techniques to help calm the mind, while strengthening the body’s core at the same time. Yoga classes for seniors are meant to be gentle and...

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Lemon/Lavender ~ A Winning Combination

Why do we end all of our yoga sessions with a cool compress soaked in lavender/lemon essential oils? Like all things yoga, we do everything with mindfulness and knowledge. Lavender and lemon are among the most commonly used essential oils. If not, the most popular among all other oils. And they...

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The Victorious Breath

“When the breath wanders, the mind is unsteady, but when the breath is still, so is the mind still.” ~ Hatha Yoga Pradipika Yoga is the union of the breath, body, and mind. Breath being the most important part of that union. If you are breathing for the next 60 minutes, you are doing...

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She. Is. Beautiful.

SHE IS BEAUTIFUL... but not like those girls in the magazines. She is beautiful for the way she thinks. She is beautiful for that sparkle in her eyes when she talks about something she loves. She is beautiful for her ability to make other people smile even if she is sad. No, she isn't...

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Pose of the Day ~ Warrior II

It’s important to know that any standing yoga pose helps improve bone density, while also improving lower body strength. Warrior II pose (Virabhadrasana II) helps you get a stretch through your hips, groin, chest and inner thighs.It also increases stamina, helps to relieve backaches, and...

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The Moment is Now

"The moment is now. The present moment is not just a progression of past moments, but is alive in its own way, complete and perfect. And it is this new moment that demands our attention. Only in the moment can we be fully awake and respond to the real needs of ourselves and others. Only in the...

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