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Empowering, Strenthening & Inspiring Seniors through Yoga

Alternate Nostril Breathing for Fatigue

In Sanskrit, Alternate Nostril Breathing is called Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, which translates to “subtle energy clearing breathing technique”. Some of the benefits include:calming the mind, reducing anxiety, and bringing a feeling of relaxation to the entire body. It also relaxes the mind in...

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Yoga is a Tool

Yoga is a tool to help you observe your self in action, both on the yoga mat and off. The more you practice, the clearer everything becomes. You can see your blessings manifested and also learn about where you have room for growth. And in the process, you gain strength, develop more...

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Yoga for Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, yoga is proven to help people with arthritis improve many physical and psychological symptoms. Recent scientific studies of people with various types of arthritis show that regular yoga practice can help reduce joint pain, improve joint flexibility and...

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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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