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Yoga for Seniors

Yoga for seniors is a great way to reduce stress, sleep better and remove everyday aches and pains. But, where should you start? Should you try chair yoga? Should you buy a gentle yoga DVD? Or, should you perhaps find a local yoga class in your city? This section will help you get started on your yoga journey.

Get Moving Again! Yoga for Seniors Practice w/ Focus on Spinal Health (Part 4/8)
1 month ago

Get Moving Again! Yoga for Seniors Practice w/ Focus on Spinal Health (Part 4/8)

In the second of Sixty and Me’s free Gentle Yoga for Seniors video series, yoga and biodynamic energetics guru Cat Kabira focuses on our neck and shoulders. In the third, our lower backs took their turn. Now, it’s our spines’ time to shine!
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Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class
1 month ago

Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class

For many of us older women with a fondness for 1940s music, this Andrews Sisters/ Bing Crosby refrain from South America, Take It Away says it all. Our spines simply aren’t what they used to be!

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Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!
2 months ago

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!

As a woman over 60, are you alarmed at the slump in your shoulders? Have the upper shelves at the grocery store become a stretch too far? Does a painfully stiff neck account for your straight-ahead view of the world?
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Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises
2 months ago

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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Yoga for Seniors: Gently Relax and Soothe Your Joints (Part 1/8): FULL 40-Min Practice!
2 months ago

Yoga for Seniors: Gently Relax and Soothe Your Joints (Part 1/8): FULL 40-Min Practice!

Are you painfully stiff when you don’t exercise, but scared stiff of stressing your joints when you do? You’re not alone! For many women over 60, staying active can be a challenge…
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Benefits of Yoga for Seniors: Yoga for Constipation
6 months ago

Benefits of Yoga for Seniors: Yoga for Constipation

Almost everyone knows yoga is great for limbering up tight muscles. Fewer people realize that yoga benefits the organs as well as the muscles. This means yoga can help with the one type of tightness many people are embarrassed to talk about in yoga class – constipation. Read More

Gentle Yoga for Beginners and Seniors: Improve Your Concentration and Memory
7 months ago

Gentle Yoga for Beginners and Seniors: Improve Your Concentration and Memory

Do you sometimes start looking for something and then forget what it is you wanted to find? Do you find yourself beginning a task only to find your brain meandering off away from the chore at hand? Gentle yoga can help you re-train your brain to focus and concentrate.

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4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Start Yoga as an Older Student
8 months ago

4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Start Yoga as an Older Student

Yoga is not age-dependent – toddlers to centenarians can and do enjoy it. Accessible yoga is one of the major trends these days. Accessible yoga means that proper modifications make yoga available to everyone. Read More

Goat Yoga?!? Weird and Wonderful Gentle Yoga Trends Seniors Will Love!
1 year ago

Goat Yoga?!? Weird and Wonderful Gentle Yoga Trends Seniors Will Love!

Yoga is a robust and still-growing sector of the health and wellness industry. Its popularity is being driven in no small part by boomers and healthcare providers who see it as an eminently accessible way to increase flexibility and muscle strength. Read More

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?
2 years ago

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?

For the last half year, when walking from the parking lot to my office building, I would hop on a curb alongside a lawn and walk it as if it were a balance beam. It does look weird and gets me a fair share of puzzled glances. But I persist. Let me tell you why. Read More