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Beginning Chair Yoga - Mostly sitting with some standing

Beginning Chair Yoga for Seniors - The series of classes is for people who want to improve their posture, strength, flexibility, balance and range of motion. We will start slowly and build your strength. We work with hands, feet, arms, legs, opening the chest, strengthening the core and back. Each week you will increase the length of time your spend standing. You will learn yoga poses and do yoga therapy. Class meets once a week for 12 weeks.

Where

6501 E Greenway Pkwy #151, Scottsdale AZ, US 85254

Type of Event

  • Course

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Apr 1 to
Jun 17
2015
14:00 pmto14:00 pm

Wednesday afternoons at 2 starting April 1, 2015 and continuing for 12 weeks.

Price

$100

$100 for 10 classes over a 12 week period. Individual classes are available if space is available for $14/class.

Full Description

"Physical inactivity is the strongest predictor of unsuccessful aging" according to University of Florida research on aging. Chair Yoga is a safe and therapeutic form of exercise specifically designed to help older adults improve strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance, all while promoting mindfulness and focused awareness.

Benefits include
Reduces risk of falls
Improves sleep
Minimizes depression
Alleviates stress
Decreases anxiety
Diminishes menopausal symptoms
Enhances quality of life in cancer patients
Elevates endurance
Decreases pain
Lowers blood pressure
Eases Stress

This is a fun class. We use various props to increase strength and range of motion. Over the 12 weeks of the class series, you will notice changes in your body and how good you feel.