Chair Yoga in the News!

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 … Continue reading Chair Yoga in the News!

Five minutes of yogic sleep added to chair yoga – testimonials! Yoga with Gail

Five minutes of yogic sleep added to chair yoga in Nederland, Texas. Here's what my students said! Chair Yoga Fitness available on my Youtube Channel and through private Zoom classes Here's the link to my yoga nidra that I posted up on SoundCloud.  Enjoy! This one is a bit long than what I use in … Continue reading Five minutes of yogic sleep added to chair yoga – testimonials! Yoga with Gail

Chair Yoga Fitness in Jefferson Mid-County

Found this in one of my vintage Jack LaLange Exercise Books! Jack does chair yoga too!

Chair Yoga offerings in Jefferson Mid-County, Nederland, Port Neches, Port Arthur, Groves, Texas My youtube channel, I have listed over 20 chair yoga and chair yoga dance videos for you to do in the privacy of your home.  Please consider subscribing so that you can get notifications of my new videos each month! Wednesday 2:00 … Continue reading Chair Yoga Fitness in Jefferson Mid-County

Yoga good for your heart and can be done from a chair – Chair Yoga Fitness

Yoga - good for your heart and can be done on the chair.  Thursdays 10:00 AM at Wesley UMC, Nederland, Texas Click here for the video! http://www.fox2detroit.com/health/yoga-good-for-your-heart-and-can-be-done-from-a-chair Again, check out our heart healthy class on my Youtube Channel, and private small group or one on one classes. Wear street clothes, we provide the chairs! Call … Continue reading Yoga good for your heart and can be done from a chair – Chair Yoga Fitness

Doctor at Queens shares this life giving breath technique in the time of Corona

Please watch this video and instructions for healthy breathing, to get into the depths of the lungs!

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Please breathing technique, healthy breathing, view this video, study it, practice it, read the comments.



Comments from the Youtube on this breathing technique for a few more details.

Deep Breath, Inhale, Exhale – at the end of the Exhale hold the breath for 5 seconds, Repeat this 5 times. At the end of the 6th breath, cough into your shirt, cloth. Repeat again. Then lie on stomach. We call that breathing crocodile breathing, really expanding the lungs out to the sides of the body.

#justbreathe

Crocodile breathing. May put blanket underneath hips for comfort. Really expanding the lungs out to the sides when breathing.

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Low Back Pain? Try this Yoga Flow. Sponsored by the Veterans Yoga Project

Free Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care 45 minute class over at the Veterans Yoga Project Online Streaming Classes facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/VYPonlinestreamingclasses to do the class!

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Great for Veterans, active military, first responders, firefighters, health care workers. Plus their families and the communities that support them (I think that is everyone right?).

Teaching online streaming classes for the VYP – Veterans Yoga Project – Today, Friday May 1st at 10:00 AM Central Time. Click on over to their facebook page, like the page, so that you’ll get notifications of free yoga practices. ==> YVP Online Streaming Classes

Pleased to be providing yoga classes, as an teacher for the VYP!

I teach the Yoga Flow for Low Back Pain at 10:00 AM Central Time

Click on over to VYP Online Streaming Classes

If you miss the live class, the video will be listed in the video section of the Veterans Yoga Project Online Streaming Classes Page. You can do the video at any time after it is placed there. Please pop in and indicate your Vet status…

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Top Sites for Chair Yoga!

I have several videos that I've done for both the National MS Society and the Veterans Yoga Project, where we stay off the floor and do yoga seated, and using the chair as a tool while we stand. Check out my youtube channel at ==> https://www.youtube.com/Yogawithgaileee Benefits? ==> Lower blood pressure, Better Joint Mobility, Build … Continue reading Top Sites for Chair Yoga!

Free Chair Yoga near me

Join me through Facebook Live for this Free Chair Yoga class, on Thursday, March 19, 2020 Central Standard Time. The National MS Society has suspended all group exercise classes at this time. I want you to continue your yoga practice, so I'm hosting this class for YOU./ Adaptive Chair Yoga and Beginners Yoga teacher, Gail Pickens-Barger, 409-727-3177. Website to join? Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AdaptiveYoga

Free Chair Yoga near me I am hosting a free Chair Yoga Fitness class on Youtube ==> Yoga With Gaileee on Youtube!  Subscribe to get weekly content. #nationalmssociety #freeyoga #chairyogafitness Questions?  Please call Gail Pickens-Barger, Registered and Certified Yoga Teacher, and Adaptive Yoga for  MS Yoga teacher.  409-727-3177.  Thank you  

117 Health Conditions Helped by Yoga

117 Health Conditions Helped by Yoga. Extensive list compiled by Dr. Timothy McCall. He has gone through the medical case studies and compiled this list. I’ve been given permission to share this information.

Chair Yoga can help folks with some of these issues, so don’t worry that you have to get down on the floor to do yoga.

Check out my Adaptive Chair Yoga on my Youtube channel – https://www.youtube.com/Yogawithgaileee

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117 Health Conditions Helped by Yoga

Permission granted by Dr. Timothy McCall to share this pdf.

117 Conditions Helped by Yoga. Permission granted to copy and share this information. Yoga as medicine. As found in scientific studies as of June 2019. Yoga with Gail
117 Conditions Helped by Yoga. Permission granted to copy and share this information. Yoga as medicine. As found in scientific studies as of June 2019. Yoga with Gail

Here is the link to this PDF and the scientific studies supporting the health conditions helped by yoga.

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Veterans Yoga Project Live Yoga Classes

May 11 through May 15 Live Yoga schedule - Yoga Near Me - Chair Yoga Near Me

I am teaching the Flow Yoga for Low Back Pain class on Friday at 10:00 AM Central Time. over at VYP Online Streaming Classes facebook page. Come join me! I use the chair to help one get down onto the floor, and then up from the floor.  This class is maining on the floor yoga … Continue reading Veterans Yoga Project Live Yoga Classes

Thursday at 11 am CST – Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care with Gail

Veterans Yoga Project – #VetGratitude #YogaforVeterans Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care classes taught by long time yoga teacher, Gail Pickens-Barger

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Thursday at 11 am CST – Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care with Gail

During the month of November, I am teaching a Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care class for the Veterans Yoga Project on Facebook Live

#VetGratitude #VeteransYogaProject #YogaForVeterans

I am teaching a gentle yoga for low back care class on Facebook Live on Thursdays during the month of November 2020 at 11 AM Central Time (9 AM PT, Noon ET).

In class we will work on

  • Breathing
  • Mindful Movement
  • Meditation
  • Guided Rest
  • Gratitude

This will be done with yoga movements of warming up, core work, strength, standing and balancing, along with guided rest and gratitude practice. These are the methodologies of lowering chronic stress that we build up in our daily lives.

The emphasis of the class that I teach is on easing back pain through specific set of sequences that I’ve been taught and have enjoyed…

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