Senior Yoga Online

Empowering, Strenthening & Inspiring Seniors through Yoga

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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Forward Head Posture

"For every inch of Forward Head Posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds." - Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3 Forward Head Posture can result in: Spine out of alignment Decreased lung capacity Sluggish bowels Try these 2 yoga-based...

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​Restoring the Body to Balance

Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing style of yoga. It is a receptive practice rather than an active practice. You are completely supported in a shape to receive the benefits, through props. Because it is such a supportive practice, restorative yoga is accessible to everyone, especially those...

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What is Equal Standing?

This pose will help you develop awareness of your postural tendencies. In bare feet, stand on a yoga mat or the floor with feet parallel and together or hip-width apart, arms at your sides or at heart’s center. Reflect on your feet and how your body weight is distributed. Without lifting...

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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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