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Empowering, Strenthening & Inspiring Seniors through Yoga

Pose of the Day

Triangle Pose (Chair Yoga Variation) Sanskrit: Uttita trikonasana The chair yoga variation of the triangle pose lengthens the entire side of the body, stabilizes and aligns the pelvis and spine, strengthens glutes, hamstrings, back and quadriceps, and opens the chest and...

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Yoga & Memory

We’re aware of the benefits of yoga for physical health, but practitioners also use yoga for concentration - it's been shown to improve focus, attention, and memory. Research has shown that yoga greatly increases the energy levels of participants, further aiding in their ability to focus and...

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5 Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

1. Better sleep quality Lavender oil is well known for its calming effects, which helps induce sleep. Research has now shown that lavender essential oil can significantly improve sleep quality. Add a few drops of lavender oil to your pillow every night before bed and experience its dreamy...

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Seated Poses

It may be cold outside, but that's no reason not to stretch! Attached are 7 yoga poses you can do in a chair in the privacy of your own home. Please use a sturdy chair that you feel safe in. Do not use office chairs with wheels or anything that moves. Be sure to start off each new pose by...

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How Yoga Helps with Type 2 Diabetes

Many of my students express that they immediately start to feel better after a single yoga session. Their energy level is increased and stress level decreased. However, changes in blood pressure, weight, and especially glucose management, comes with practice, patience, and more practice. People...

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Take a Load Off & Elevate

Putting your feet up above the level of your heart improves your circulation by taking the pressure off the veins and legs. It gives your veins a break from the pressure of the day as blood flow moves away from the legs and courses through the rest of your body. It also helps you relax....

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Move Mountains

Mountain pose or in Sanskrit, “Tadasana” is literally standing still and one of the first poses yoga students will learn. As the name suggests, this pose brings you the grounding and firmness of a mountain. Mountain Pose is an essential starting point for several other standing yoga postures,...

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Ease into Your Practice

It's never too late to enjoy the many health benefits of yoga. Senior yoga is designed specifically for individuals ages 50 and up, as well as those who live each day with chronic health issues. If practiced regularly, senior yoga is guaranteed to increase your mobility, inspire tranquility, and...

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How to Prevent Colds/Flu this Season

We tend to eat and drink less as we age and it is crucial that we maintain high levels of vitamin C, E, beta-carotene & zinc for good health. So especially around cold and flu season, try and bulk up on healthy, vitamin enriched fruit and vegetables. All people, but especially seniors, need...

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Beautiful Soul

Everyone would like to age with as much strength and beauty as possible and now multiple studies confirm what we have known for a long time: the practice of yoga has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health - and spiritual well-being - as we grow older. Yoga is an empowering resource in...

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