Yoga brings unlikely yogis together!

September 8, 2011 Seated Pigeon on the chair with Gail Port Arthur News article about.....Yoga brings unlikely yogis Brandon Janes The Port Arthur News NEDERLAND — At the end of her class, Nederland yoga instructor Gail Pickens-Barger asks her students to meditate on how they are unique and “there is nobody like you in the universe.” … Continue reading Yoga brings unlikely yogis together!

Chair Yoga Dance Can Do That? Yup!

Just finished getting certified in Chair Yoga Dance through Yoga Vista Academy. I submitted my play back videos and Yay! Now a certified Chair Yoga Dance Instructor! https://www.pinterest.com/pin/87186942775612573 Chair Yoga Dance Benefits:MemoryCoordinationBody FunctionsBalanceLifts Our SpiritsCommunityKeeps Us Teachers Sharp Love this!

Chair Yoga Dance with Gail

Teaching the Locomotion sung/written by Carole King. Taught by Gail Pickens-Barger. Chair Yoga Dance. #chairyogadance

Now an official Chair Yoga Dance instructor - training from Yoga Vista Academy Now I am a certified Chair Yoga Dance instructor! I absolutely loved this training. The many benefits of incorporating Chair Yoga Dance routines in your Chair Yoga Classes! MemoryCoordinationBody FunctionsBalanceLifts our SpiritsCommunityand bonus for instructors, keeps us Teachers Sharp! Chair Yoga Dance … Continue reading Chair Yoga Dance with Gail

Yoga helps with back pain

Yoga helps with back pain.

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See what a Veteran has to say about the Yoga for Low Back Pain class that I teach!

One of the Veterans that regularly takes my Yoga for Low Back Pain class on the Veteran’s Yoga Project had this to say about this class that I teach.

Gail talking.
“Hey Don, welcome back! Hope this helped you! Let me know!”
Don – Veteran
“Yes it always helps! I’m similar to you: chronic back pain for 20-30 years, and since I started doing yoga in Tucson and more recently on-line, my back is much better. Not completely gone, but a heck of a lot better!”

Doesn’t get much better than that!

$10 pays me a bit, pays the Back Pack Food Ministry a bit too!

Even I, a yoga teacher struggled with back pain.
Turns out, some of the yoga poses I was doing was contributing to my back pain.

My…

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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 Balance, Agility, Strength & Posture are benefits of a regular chair yoga practice with Gail Pickens-Barger, Nederland and Beaumont Texas My youtube channel, I have listed over 20 chair yoga and chair yoga dance videos for you to do in the privacy … Continue reading Chair Yoga Fitness in Jefferson Mid-County

Chair Yoga Fitness for you to do today!

Adaptive Chair Yoga with Gail

Chair Yoga Fitness for you to do today! Get a bit of cardio fitness today seated on the chair! https://youtu.be/At0JwqWuRuY You don't have to bend like a pretzel to get your cardio fitness! And on the chair too! Get a bit of seated yoga and meditation in too! https://youtu.be/hK5TRmJHLrA Better Sleep & Joint Mobility, Increase … Continue reading Chair Yoga Fitness for you to do today!

Chair Yoga on the online streaming classes platform on Facebook and Zoom from the Veterans Yoga Project folks

What Yoga Gear Do I Need for Chair Yoga?

Chair Yoga on the online streaming classes platform on Facebook and Zoom from the Veterans Yoga Project folks Chair Yoga Fitness at Wesley UMC in Nederland, Texas. Yoga with Gail. Now online on either Gail's youtube account or on Sun, Tues, Thurs & Saturday on FB Live on Veterans Yoga Project VYPOnlineStreamingClasses site. Regardless of … Continue reading Chair Yoga on the online streaming classes platform on Facebook and Zoom from the Veterans Yoga Project folks

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

That is a lot of health conditions helped by yoga! Wow!

Lessening your stress, lessens the cortisol, which high amounts of cortisol leaches out the calcium in your bones. In addition to building bone strength for easing osteoporosis, lessening stress, and bettering balance with yoga practices and poses contributes to overall health and well being! Love this!

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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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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!

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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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!