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CHAIR YOGA

CHAIR YOGA CLASS

Class Description

We all know how important is to keep moving and having a regular exercising routine.

You’ll seat on a chair activating the energy through breathing, gentle movement, well-adapted asanas, relaxation and guided meditation. For practising body balance and body awareness, you will do few standing poses using the chair for support. Some people might say “ this is not for me”, “it sounds too easy or too hard ”, but the secret is you will practice simple movements that have a great effect on your body and are essential for your health. After a consistent weekly practice, you will be amazed by the results. Chair Yoga practice does wonder! You will leave the class relaxed and confident that you can do it.

Benefits 

Chair yoga practice helps to improve body mobility, strength and confidence. You will notice great improvements in your day to day physical activities that require balance and body awareness. This practice will enable you to continue with your fun activities, hobbies and daily chores for many years to come. Improved proprioception, a skill of knowing where your body is in space, helps you to coordinate your body accordingly. Also, it gives you greater control over your body and its movement when walking. Reduces stress and helps you to pay attention to yourself in a positive way. Has a great educative effect on increasing your ability to deal with pain in a more accepting way. Chair Yoga helps with high blood pressure, anxiety, osteoporosis, depression, arthritis, vertigo, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis. It is a great opportunity to socialize, make friends and feel inclusive.

A Brief Outline Of The Routine

Each class includes breathing techniques, warm-up, yoga modified seated postures, deep relaxation, and meditation. Regardless of your age, body ability or flexibility, this class is for you. You will be fond of how great you’ll feel.

Style driven from: Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Hatha Yoga

Level: All levels

Duration: 1h

Equipment needed: Comfortable clothes, water, mat

Time/ Location: See class schedule

Teacher: Maria

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