Time: 20 minutes Contraindications: low cognition, poor balance, decreased core strength. Outcome:This activity can be done with older adults as a relaxation technique and also to increase their overall strength.
Yoga Teacher Training: Safe Solutions for Teaching Senior Yoga Classes. Chair yoga is an excellent way to introduce older adults to a variety of modified yoga poses and this can ensure the safety for seniors with limited mobility. Thanks for posting this good article!
Active seniors who participate in balance training are typically better equipped to react to the demands of daily life and are better able to avoid falls. Yoga is an effective way to train for balance, and those who cannot participate in traditional yoga classes can perform many exercises while using a chair for support. The following chair yoga sequence features static and dynamic forms of balance to improve activities of daily living.