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Teaching Chair Yoga for Heart Health

It was a full-blown yoga class with an opening, centering, and some challenges. I was hooked and took a chair yoga teacher training course...

Chair Yoga for Physical Rehabilitation

Yoga in a chair is also highly adaptable to the physical needs of a wide variety of injured individuals. Balance issues and weakness are circumvented by the use of a chair as a foundation and a prop, giving patients the opportunity to regain flexibility and mobility. With the use of a chair, rehabilitation can be accomplished safely and more quickly than many other methods. Preserving muscle tone speeds recovery time dramatically.

Can Chair Yoga Improve Senior Mobility?

Chair yoga is an adaptation of more traditional schools of yoga such as Hatha; it offers more support and requires less flexibility and...

Chair Yoga for Anxiety

The asanas and breathing learned during chair Yoga practice can become powerful tools for warding off anxiety and stress outside of the...

Chair Yoga Precautions for Students

Chair yoga is still yoga, and many of the same contraindications may apply. The yoga instructor must be notified of health issues such as...

Chair Yoga Precautions

For those with knee or hip problems, or decreased mobility, Chair Yoga can be a great modification, allowing practice to continue. Yoga...

The Need for Office Yoga

It is important for employers to give their employees the flexibility to make office Yoga work for them. It is time for Yoga to enter the...

Is There an Optimum Age for Power Yoga?

Power yoga classes are not for children, as they require advanced coordination, stamina, and flexibility. The optimum age for power yoga...

Half Chair Pose

This lecture from Aura Wellness Center's 200 hour yoga instructor training intensive addresses the therapeutic applications of half chair pose.

Yoga Healing for Pre-Existing Injuries

As the benefits of practicing Yoga to cope with chronic health concerns, and pre-existing injuries, becomes more well known, the need to...