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April 27, 2015
Using Mats IS NOT Chair Yoga!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I think if you are going to be using mats in a chair yoga class, you should warn students ahead of time. You can spare them all the time it takes to get ready, catch a bus, visit a senior center, and go home. It may sound easy to you, but are you 80 years of age? Fear of falling is a big concern and it's based in reality. Many seniors fall, break a hip, or a get a concussion, because of a fall.
The consequences of a fall for seniors are listed below.
1. A visit to an emergency room
2. A stay in the hospital
3. A stay in one our award winning nursing homes, with five star service.
4. Bankruptcy - Yes, you run out of money, because the system beeds you dry.
5. Death - Look at the stats for recovery from a broken hip or a concussion.
Do Not take chances with seniors lives or their health. Yoga is for quality of life - not for ending it because of foolishness. If a senior wants to take a risk at least give them a warning in writing and say it loud enough for them to hear you.
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