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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.

5 Unexpected Benefits of Yoga for Women Over 60, Based on My Own Experience
2 years ago

5 Unexpected Benefits of Yoga for Women Over 60, Based on My Own Experience

Years ago, I did yoga weekly, at a local yoga studio, but, it was such a hassle getting there in rush hour traffic. So, I started going less and less, always finding a good excuse to skip the session. Read More

Yoga for Seniors: Addressing Common Health Concerns as We Age
2 years ago

Yoga for Seniors: Addressing Common Health Concerns as We Age

While it’s true that older adults derive deeper benefits from yoga for seniors the longer they practice, you don’t have to take years of classes to reap all of yoga’s many rewards. Read More

The Surprising Connection Between Gentle Yoga and Positive Self-Image (Video)
2 years ago

The Surprising Connection Between Gentle Yoga and Positive Self-Image (Video)

“I’m a complete beginner to gentle yoga.” “I’m a total newbie.” “I’m a bit stiff and overweight.” “I’m a complete novice, with practically no strength or flexibility.” These are a few of the ways that women in the Sixty and Me community described themselves when I asked them if they were interested me producing a series of gentle yoga videos for older adults. Read More

An Introduction to Gentle Yoga for Older Adults
2 years ago

An Introduction to Gentle Yoga for Older Adults

When I ask the members of the Sixty and Me community what is holding them back from building their dream life after 60, poor health and excess stress are the two most common answers. Read More

What is Yoga Really? Can You Benefit from Yoga for Seniors? (Video)
2 years ago

What is Yoga Really? Can You Benefit from Yoga for Seniors? (Video)

Women of our generation have a reputation for being willing to try new things. Through six decades of life, we have embraced new fashions, challenged the status quo and reinvented ourselves more times than we can count. Read More

How to Get Started with Yoga for Seniors (Video)
2 years ago

How to Get Started with Yoga for Seniors (Video)

If you are curious about yoga for seniors, but, don’t know if it’s for you, my interview with Cat Kabira will definitely help. Over the last couple of years, yoga has increasingly become a part of my life. Thanks for Cat, I’m sleeping better, my body is less stiff and I have more energy. I hope that you enjoy the interview! Read More

3 Unexpected Benefits of Gentle Yoga for Older Women (Video)
2 years ago

3 Unexpected Benefits of Gentle Yoga for Older Women (Video)

There are so many misconceptions about the benefits of yoga for older women. Some people believe that the goal of yoga is to “get flexible.” Others think that it is only for the young and fit. This last belief is particularly frustrating because the benefits of gentle yoga for older adults are greater than for any other group. After all, we have decades of stress stored in our bodies! Read More

Reignite the Spark: Try Yoga for Better Sex After 60
2 years ago

Reignite the Spark: Try Yoga for Better Sex After 60

What if someone told you your sex life could be better after 60 than it was in your 20s?  Many people assume age-related changes in the body mean a decrease in sexual activity or at least sexual ability.

However, many older yogis discover that yoga can help them re-invigorate their sex lives in a variety of ways. Here are a few reasons to try yoga for better sex after 60. Read More

Yoga for Concentration and Memory
2 years ago

Yoga for Concentration and Memory

Do you sometimes start looking for something and then forget what it is you wanted to find? Do you find yourself beginning a task only to find your brain meandering off away from the chore at hand? Gentle yoga can help you re-train your brain to focus and concentrate.

Here are a few tips when it comes to yoga for concentration and memory. Read More

Embrace Your Curves with Plus Size Yoga
3 years ago

Embrace Your Curves with Plus Size Yoga

When you picture a yoga student, what kind of person pops into your mind? If you’re like most of us, you probably imagine a young, slender, athletic woman, twisting herself into a pretzel, with a serene look on her face. Read More