Nov 25, 2021
As we age, it's essential to
incorporate physical activity into our daily routines to help
maintain a healthy lifestyle. With a regular exercise routine,
seniors will feel more energetic, and it will help manage the aches
and pains of aging. This leads to a more independent life where
you're staying safer and feeling your best.
The fear of falling is one
of the most common concerns among older men and women. Chair yoga,
also known as "yoga while seated," allows anyone to reap the
advantages of a fitness routine while virtually eliminating the
worry. Lynn Lehmkuhl, a qualified yoga practitioner, and instructor
teaches simple yoga positions and stretches that may be done at
home while sitting down in Chair Yoga for Seniors.
What you’ll get out of tuning in:
- How can yoga help ease quarantine-related
health issues such as stiffness, malaise, depression, and weight
- What are the things that can be provided for
seniors with motivation and the ability to break free from the
effects of living in the COVID-19 period?
- What are the benefits of chair yoga to Senior
- How could yoga help you feel good and
- Cate discusses the internal feedback system
that occurs when you feel the weight of your body.
- Cate highlights the importance of having a
grounded, safe space and an easy entry into yoga.
- Cate tries out Lynn’s Chair Yoga.
- 8:33 - introducing yoga and chair yoga to the
- 12:50 - the start of yoga chair
- 34:22 - yoga for lower body
- 50:24 - people
- "I am very conscious of not introducing
anything that could be interpreted as intimidating, exhausting, or
difficult, especially for people who have elderly parents at
- "Yoga usually makes you feel good and helps you
improve. It enables one to grow. And everyone wants to improve.
Everyone aspires to do a little bit better every time."
- "Please keep in mind that no illness should
prevent anyone from trying something."