Chair Yoga in the News!
- Chair yoga offers a gentler alternative to exercise – The Ledger reports that, many senior citizens and people with disabilities are finding chair yoga as a welcome and non-daunting alternative exercise method. The system, of unknown origins but brought to the forefront by California-based instructor Lakshmi Voelker in the early 1980s, utilizes a chair as a station and exercise prop to perform traditional yoga stretching exercises.
Lakshmi Chair Yoga Teacher Training is wonderful! I took her chair yoga training over 8 years ago at the Open Center in NYC!
- Yoga Alliance lists 10 reasons to taking a chair yoga class – Using a chair allows REAL people to do REAL yoga. You Don’t Have To Get Down On the Floor To Do Yoga!