Not everyone can get up and down off the floor, making standard yoga classes difficult for them. With the help of a chair to provide additional support and stability, participants are able to enjoy the potential benefits of yoga practice, including improved range of motion and flexibility, increased mobility and circulation, strengthened muscles and joints, better breathing habits and sleep, as well as reduced stress regardless of potential limitations. This style of yoga is recommended for those with hypertension, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, osteopenia, chronic pain, injury recovery, fibromyalgia, cancer, amputees, etc. and open to those that use walkers, canes, and wheelchairs, as well as those of able body that aren’t sure they are flexible enough for other yoga classes. Most postures will be done from a seated position, though some standing and prone positions may be included as participants are able. During each session, chairs and props will be used to keep everyone safe, in consideration of whatever movement is appropriate for their body.
I Currently only have one public class – all others are contract therapeutic classes for organizations/institutions or private yoga therapy work one-on-one with clients. I will try to list links to Gentle, Adapative, Yin, and Restorative Classes under “Resources” as I am able to experience them enough to feel comfortable recommending…