Yoga for Veterans – Veterans Yoga Project

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!

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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:

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You have questions? We’ll do our best to answer them.

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…

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Yoga for MS at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. First Saturday in October 2019 at 11:00 AM

Yoga for MS at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. First Saturday in October 2019 at 11:00 AM

MS Support Group of Southeast Texas

The Medical Center of Southeast Texas (Auditorium)

2555 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard
PORT ARTHUR, TX 77640

Leader: Crystal – 409-853-2397 / msgroupsetx@gmail.com
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Gain Flexibility
  • Improves Circulation
  • Increase Strength
  • Better Joint Mobility
  • Ease Back Pain
  • Build Bones
  • Lessen Stress
  • Better Quality Sleep
With Chair Yoga Fitness – #ChairYogaFitness
Meeting Details: First Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
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Chair Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Gail Pickens-Barger

Hand Yoga, Foot Yoga, a bit of everything seated on the chair.

Hand Yoga, Foot Yoga, a bit of everything seated on the chair.

I share little handouts with my chair yoga students every now and then, and it bears repeating this info I find.  Find us on Thursday at 10:00 AM at Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Tx 

Today, in my email feed Sherry Zak Morris shares this little vignette of a bit of hand yoga.  Please enjoy this youtube and follow along!

Hand Exercises for Arthritis with Sherry of the YogaJP fame!

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.

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Benefits of Chair Yoga can be found here.

Chair Yoga Fitness – does the body good!

Chair Yoga Fitness – does the body good!

Chair Yoga Fitness on Thursdays at 10:00 am at Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Tx.

$5.

Increase flexibility, lessen stress, lower blood pressure, ease back pain, gain cardiovascular health and more!

Come check out this chair yoga fitness class.

Your donation to benefit the Backpack Food Ministry at the church.

Call Gail at 409-727-3177 if you have any questions. Leave a voice message, if I am unable to take your call.  Thank you for coming to my site and participating in Chair Yoga Fitness!

Chair Yoga Fitness with Gail Pickens-Barger
Chair Yoga Fitness with Gail Pickens-Barger, 409-727-3177 on your yoga questions!  Great for Beginners!

Benefits of Chair Yoga
Better Sleep with Yogic Sleep Method, even seated on the chair!

Chair Yoga Exercises

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Seated Yoga

Chair Yoga sequence for you to get started in your yoga practice.

Chair Yoga sequence for you to get started in your yoga practice.

More info on the Benefits of Chair Yoga shown Here

Teaching Schedule of Chair Yoga Classes shown Here

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#yogaforbeginners
#beginnersyoga
#veteransyogaproject
#yogakiddos

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