Gentle Yoga for Seniors

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Gentle Yoga for Seniors

January 15 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

This class helps build strength and endurance, increase flexibility, and improve posture and balance. Special attention is paid to bone health and preventing/reversing bone loss related to osteoporosis. It is designed for mid-life and older adults who may benefit from a slower pace and a recognition of age-related functional changes.

We encourage students to use props, modify poses, transition carefully, and find their appropriate balance between ease and effort. Special attention is paid to building core strength and balance to prevent falls. Breath work, relaxation and meditation practices are included to encourage stress reduction.

We do seated chair poses, standing poses, and floor work (alternatives are available for those who cannot get up and down from the floor unassisted). Beginners welcome.

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Details

Date:
January 15
Time:
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.willowstreetyoga.com/class_descriptions/gentle-yoga-for-seniors/

Organizer

Carol Mermey
Email:
cmermey@gmail.com

Venue

Willlow Street Yoga Center, Takoma Park
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 100
Takoma Park,MD20912
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Phone:
301-270-8038
Website:
http://www.willowstreetyoga.com

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

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