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!
Reminds me of a song my earlier years, “Huey Lewis and The News” – Hip to be Square!
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!
These are some of my favorites for using in my fitness and yoga practice. Enjoy!
My favorite tools for using in yoga classes and personal fitness. Help ease the pain from the body using these various tools and books!
Take 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…
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!
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:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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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…
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.