Who is Chair Yoga for?

Chair Yoga to Increase Strength, Better Joint Mobility, Build Bones, Lower Blood Pressure, Lessen Stress, Improves Circulation, Gain Flexibility and Ease Back Pain. Through this beginners chair yoga class with Certified Yoga Teacher, Gail Pickens-Barger. 409-727-3177

I get this question a lot.  Who is Chair Yoga for? Is it for frail seniors? Well,  Yes and No. Chair yoga is for anyone who cannot or wishes not to get down on the floor. Chair yoga is used in the classroom at schools for helping with focus and attention! Chair Yoga is used … Continue reading Who is Chair Yoga for?

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

15 Reasons to Start or Re-Start a regular yoga practice – Nederland, Texas

15 Reasons to start Yoga or Re-Start Yoga. Chair yoga counts too! You Don’t Have to Get Down On The Floor to Do Yoga!

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15 Reasons to Start or Re-Start your regular yoga practice.   Beginners Yoga in Nederland & Beaumont Texas

Count on Yoga.  Looking for a reason to start practicing (or restart your practice)?

1. Flex Time.

Improved flexibility is one of the most obvious benefits of yoga.  During your first class, you probably won’t be able to touch your toes, never mind do a back bend.  But if you stick with it, you’ll notice a gradual loosening, and eventually, seemingly impossible poses will become possible.  You’ll probably notice that aches and pains start to disappear.  That’s no coincidence.  Tight hips can strain the knee joint due to improper alignment of the thigh and shinbones.  Tight hamstrings can lead to a flattening of the lumbar spine, which can cause back pain. And inflexibility in muscles and connective tissues, such as fascia and ligaments, can cause poor posture.

2. Bone Zone.

It’s well documented…

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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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