You may feel like you’re about to break a bone just thinking about doing yoga in your golden years, but the truth is that there are yoga programs designed for every age group, including seniors! According to a study performed by the National Institutes of Health, yoga can provide benefits like muscular endurance and an improved quality of life to seniors. Yoga can also help reduce discomfort and improve flexibility, proving that it’s never too late to take up the hobby. Your later years don’t have to be such a pain (literally). Mindful Tea Drink For Happiness by Julie Montagu
1. Sun Salutations for Beginners
The sun salutation is a series of yoga postures performed in a graceful flow, commonly found at the beginning of a yoga practice. Each movement is coordinated with the breath. Join Celest Pereira for this step-by-step guide to sun salutations that is designed to gently warm up the body, release tension in the muscles, and leave you feeling energized and excited for your next yoga session. This video is the first of three sessions in the 3 Steps To Yoga series.
2. Mindful Tea Drink For Happiness
Mindful tea drinking is a pleasant and practical way to bring mindfulness into your daily life. It is an easy but effective way to remind yourself to be conscious in the now, not worrying about the past or feeling anxious about the future. In this session, Julie will explain how she practices mindful tea drinking and shares her special happy tea tonic recipe.
3. Yoga For Lower Back Pain
The tight, achy, soreness and pain that comes from moving or twisting our backs makes us want to freeze and not move, and can perpetuate spinal immobility. This gentle yoga class will help loosen up what binds you and teach you safe and effective movements you can do to ease low back pain.