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Seniors! Stay Safe & Active

Although being stuck at home may seem difficult, it is so important to stay active and maintain gains in strength, balance, and flexibility that reduce fall risk, strengthen the immune system, and improve your overall quality of life. Sit less and move more. A growing amount of research...

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Yoga Classes for Seniors

Senior Yoga helps with functional strength, healthy range of motion, and a positive stress-response. Chair yoga for seniors supports graceful aging and total well-being with restorative and other age-appropriate yoga techniques. This includes anatomy / physiology for the changing needs of...

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​Rest & Digest - Yoga for Seniors

Between slow diaphragmatic pranayama, meditation, and focused awareness, yoga guides us away from our sympathetic nervous system and activates the parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for “rest and digest”. The more we come to our mats, the more we minimize the body’s...

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​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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