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Yoga for Seniors

Yoga for seniors is a great way to reduce stress, sleep better and remove everyday aches and pains. But, where should you start? Should you try chair yoga? Should you buy a gentle yoga DVD? Or, should you perhaps find a local yoga class in your city? This section will help you get started on your yoga journey.

Bunnies and Puppies and Goats, Oh My! Weird and Wonderful Yoga Trends for 2018
4 months ago

Bunnies and Puppies and Goats, Oh My! Weird and Wonderful Yoga Trends for 2018

Yoga is a robust and still-growing sector of the health and wellness industry. Its popularity is being driven in no small part by boomers and healthcare providers who see it as an eminently accessible way to increase flexibility and muscle strength. Read More

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?
1 year ago

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?

For the last half year, when walking from the parking lot to my office building, I would hop on a curb alongside a lawn and walk it as if it were a balance beam. It does look weird and gets me a fair share of puzzled glances. But I persist. Let me tell you why. Read More

10 Steps to Improve Your Life After 50 Through Deliberate Breathing
1 year ago

10 Steps to Improve Your Life After 50 Through Deliberate Breathing

Anyone who has ever done Pilates or taken a Yoga class knows that one of the great benefits derived from those types of classes is the relaxation and sense of well-being that comes from an hour of deep, deliberate breathing. Read More

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50
1 year ago

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50

In my experience, most older adults don’t think about the importance of balance exercises until they have a scare. Perhaps, like me, they experience a fall. Or, maybe they see an older relative struggling to stay independent because of his or her lack of balance. Read More

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!
1 year ago

Want to Improve Your Fitness After 50? Start with Your Balance!

I’m not going to sugar-coat it – achieving a high level of physical fitness after 50 is tough. As the founder of Sixty and Me, a community of over 500,000 baby boomer women, I have seen firsthand how people our age struggle to lose weight, strengthen our bodies, get flexible and improve our physical appearance. Read More

7 Ways to Feel More Confident When Practicing Yoga
1 year ago

7 Ways to Feel More Confident When Practicing Yoga

Upon stepping into her first yoga class in 15 years, my friend Robin removed her shoes, looked around and immediately wanted to slip her shoes back on and run out the door. Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better
1 year ago

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better

Looking to take your yoga practice to the next level? The benefits of yoga and other chair exercises for seniors arrive in a multitude of ways – better flexibility, less stress, social interaction, weight management, disease prevention, the list goes on. Read More

Is Yoga for the Elderly Really a Good Idea?
2 years ago

Is Yoga for the Elderly Really a Good Idea?

A few days ago, I received a wonderful email from an 84-year-old woman who had purchased our gentle yoga DVDs. Read More

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful
2 years ago

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful

I’ve never been much of a fan girl. I had a mild crush on David Soul back in the day. Remember him from Starsky and Hutch? My father paid for me and my mum to go and hear him sing at the Birmingham Hippodrome. What a dish he was! But I never had pictures of pop stars up in my room like all my friends did. I was a more serious teen!
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The Frustrating Truth About Yoga for Seniors DVDs
2 years ago

The Frustrating Truth About Yoga for Seniors DVDs

A few years ago, not long after I started Sixty and Me, I found myself looking for a yoga for seniors DVD. Like many women my age, I was feeling a little stiff after six decades of walking, working, raising a family and traveling. When I was in my 20s, I spent a year backpacking through India, reading, exploring and doing yoga. Now, 40-years-later, I was ready to give my body the love and attention that it deserved. Read More