Chair Yoga Fitness

One hip forward, one hip back…. Yoga

Chair yoga too!

Beginning Yoga with Gail in Nederland, Texas.

Yoga can help, yoga can heal, but yoga can hurt too!

What do Warrior 1, Warrior 2, Standing Nose to Knee Pose (Pyramid), Runners Lunge have in common?  Typically one hip is more forward, the other hip more shifted back.  This can be a problem with some folks, as they can irritate their SI Joint.

Coming in January, Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care with Gail in southeast Texas!

January 2020 Yoga (1)

Reminds me of a song my earlier years, “Huey Lewis and The News” – Hip to be Square!

#gentleyogaforlowbackcare
#beginnersyoga
#workingtowardbeingpainfree
#yogawithgaileee

Give me a call 409-727-3177 if this interests you!

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Gifts under $50 for Yoga & Fitness

Some of my favorite tools to use in Chair Yoga Fitness Classes and in Beginner Mat Yoga Classes. My clients are always asking where they can get the lavender, the stretch out straps and the yoga blankets!

Beginning Yoga with Gail in Nederland, Texas.

Gifts under $50 for Yoga & Fitness

These are some of my favorites for using in my fitness and yoga practice.  Enjoy!

Gift Guide For the Yogi

Yoga Gift Guide for under $50 My favorite tools for using in yoga classes and personal fitness. Help ease the pain from the body using these various tools and books!

rbg-bookTake a look at this review of The RGB Workout. I was so impressed I bought a book for me and a book for my over 90 year old mom!

Another “find” is the Stretch Out Strap by optp.com I first ran into this particular looped yoga strap over 17 years ago, when I took the two day YogaFit for Seniors training. The class included using poses seated on the chair, behind the chair, a block, ball, and this really cool strap. You did not have to use your “grip” but threaded your hand into the loops to use the strap in your…

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Chair Yoga Fitness in Jefferson Mid-County

Chair Yoga offerings in Jefferson Mid-County, Nederland, Port Neches, Port Arthur, Groves, Texas

Balance, Agility, Strength & Posture are benefits of a regular chair yoga practice with Gail Pickens-Barger, Nederland and Beaumont Texas
Balance, Agility, Strength & Posture are benefits of a regular chair yoga practice with Gail Pickens-Barger, Nederland and Beaumont Texas

Wednesday 2:00 PM – with Carol J, Chair Yoga, Active Older Adult at the Port Neches, Texas Library.

Thursday 10:00 AM – with Gail P-B., Chair Yoga Fitness for those who do not like to get down on the ground, and still need a cardio workout!.

Friday 10:00 AM – YogaStretch SilverSneakers – with Pam, at the Port Arthur YMCA!

Benefits of chair yoga to ease back pain
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Yoga for Veterans – Veterans Yoga Project

Chair Yoga for Veterans Gratitude Week, Thursday, November 14th at 10:00 AM at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas. Call Gail Pickens-Barger at 409-727-3177 on your yoga questions. Please leave a voice message, if I am unable to take your call. Thank you!

Beginning Yoga with Gail in Nederland, Texas.

Yoga for Veterans – Veterans Yoga Project – Nederland, Texas

PTS(D) AND YOGA? WE CAN EXPLAIN.

IN THE U.S. ESTIMATES OF PTS(D) AMONG VETERANS ARE:

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You have questions? We’ll do our best to answer them.

WHAT IS VETERANS YOGA PROJECT?

Veterans Yoga Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of military veterans through yoga and meditation practice. Working in partnership with veterans, active-duty military personnel, student veteran organizations, and other non-profit organizations, Veterans Yoga Project supports recovery and promotes resilience among veterans who are living with post-traumatic stress or other trauma issues.

WHAT IS VETERANS GRATITUDE WEEK? 

Each year, VYP hosts two annual fundraisers, VYP Gratitude Week and Light-A-Candle Memorial Day, supported by donations from yoga classes, individuals and organizations. Held the three weeks surrounding Veterans Day, VYP Gratitude Week encourages yoga studios to host donation-based classes to support…

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Chair Yoga Fitness · Yoga for MS - Multiple Sclerosis

Yoga for MS at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. First Saturday in October 2019 at 11:00 AM

Yoga for MS at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. First Saturday in October 2019 at 11:00 AM

MS Support Group of Southeast Texas

The Medical Center of Southeast Texas (Auditorium)

2555 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard
PORT ARTHUR, TX 77640

Leader: Crystal – 409-853-2397 / msgroupsetx@gmail.com
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Gain Flexibility
  • Improves Circulation
  • Increase Strength
  • Better Joint Mobility
  • Ease Back Pain
  • Build Bones
  • Lessen Stress
  • Better Quality Sleep
With Chair Yoga Fitness – #ChairYogaFitness
Meeting Details: First Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
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Chair Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Gail Pickens-Barger
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Hand Yoga, Foot Yoga, a bit of everything seated on the chair.

Hand Yoga, Foot Yoga, a bit of everything seated on the chair.

I share little handouts with my chair yoga students every now and then, and it bears repeating this info I find.  Find us on Thursday at 10:00 AM at Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Tx 

Today, in my email feed Sherry Zak Morris shares this little vignette of a bit of hand yoga.  Please enjoy this youtube and follow along!

Hand Exercises for Arthritis with Sherry of the YogaJP fame!

Additionally, from the Get Fit Where You Sit Chair Yoga from Lakshmi Voelker, I share the hand sequence that we use in #ChairYogaFitness class occasionally.  In class, we typically only repeat 9 times. Here’s a little snippet of the routine.

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Benefits of Chair Yoga can be found here.

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Chair Yoga Fitness – does the body good!

Chair Yoga Fitness – does the body good!

Chair Yoga Fitness on Thursdays at 10:00 am at Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Tx.

$5.

Increase flexibility, lessen stress, lower blood pressure, ease back pain, gain cardiovascular health and more!

Come check out this chair yoga fitness class.

Your donation to benefit the Backpack Food Ministry at the church.

Call Gail at 409-727-3177 if you have any questions. Leave a voice message, if I am unable to take your call.  Thank you for coming to my site and participating in Chair Yoga Fitness!

Chair Yoga Fitness with Gail Pickens-Barger
Chair Yoga Fitness with Gail Pickens-Barger, 409-727-3177 on your yoga questions!  Great for Beginners!

Benefits of Chair Yoga
Better Sleep with Yogic Sleep Method, even seated on the chair!