Chair Yoga For Seniors: A Gentle Sequence to Get You Started by Nancy Coffin

By Nancy Coffin

Chair Yoga For Seniors: a steady series to Get You began is a pragmatic consultant to the postures in a simple chair yoga classification. integrated are tools, precautions and merits in addition to photographs for every posture. This ebook is meant for seniors, yoga academics, and folks supplying workout to seniors in leisure or institutional settings.

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Improves balance. 57 Point foot. 58 Flex foot. 59 4. Knee Hugs Method: Bring one knee up toward your chest. Clasp your hands around your calf just below your knee. Your arms can be either bent or straight. Duration: Hold for approximately 5 relaxed breaths. Repeat with your opposite knee. Precautions: Make sure you are not putting any direct pressure on your knee with your hands. Don’t do if you have a knee or shoulder injury or if this movement causes strain or pain. Benefits: Improves mobility of knee and hip joints.

Improves mobility of ankle joint. Improves balance. 57 Point foot. 58 Flex foot. 59 4. Knee Hugs Method: Bring one knee up toward your chest. Clasp your hands around your calf just below your knee. Your arms can be either bent or straight. Duration: Hold for approximately 5 relaxed breaths. Repeat with your opposite knee. Precautions: Make sure you are not putting any direct pressure on your knee with your hands. Don’t do if you have a knee or shoulder injury or if this movement causes strain or pain.

Benefits: Improves mobility of hip joints. Improves strength in the muscles surrounding the hip. 63 Hip rotations. 64 6. Finger Extensions Method: Raise both arms in front of you. Alternate between spreading your fingers wide and closing your fist into a ball. Duration: Repeat 5 times. Precautions: Don’t do if you have a finger injury or if this movement causes strain or pain. Benefits: Increases circulation in the hands and arms. Improves mobility of finger joints. Improves strength in the muscles in the hands, arms, and shoulders.

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