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

By Margaret Manning October 24, 2014

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

How to Get Started with Gentle Yoga

By Sixty and Me August 23, 2013

Don’t let the ads for yoga products fool you. Contrary to the Madison Avenue version, the reality is that most yoga classes contain people of a wide range of ages and body types. Read More

Exercise the Gentle Way with Chair Yoga for Seniors

By Margaret Manning August 13, 2021

If you have never experienced the benefits of chair yoga for seniors, you’re in for a treat! Over the last couple of years, I’ve become addicted to this simple, yet powerful, practice. I hope that my passion for chair yoga encourages you to give it a shot!

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Try Our Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors DVD and Online Videos

By Margaret Manning December 28, 2014

  Experience the benefits of gentle yoga from the comfort of your chair! If you have always wanted to try chair yoga for seniors but weren’t sure if your body could handle it, this gentle video series is for you! Join us now and start giving your body the attention and love that it needs.   […]

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Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season

By Joan Frances Moran December 30, 2022

It’s the holiday season. In the last several weeks, most of us were concerned with buying gifts for family and friends. But have you thought about giving yourself a gift? How many times do you give yourself an important gift in your life?

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

By Jessica Hegg July 23, 2022

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…

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

By Perley-Ann Friedman July 15, 2022

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. About a year later I started to feel pretty crappy…

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Warning! Yoga May Release a River of Tears!

By Cindy Boatman February 12, 2022

A yoga practice can provide many benefits, but I don’t know of anyone who joined a yoga class for the purpose of triggering a “good cry.” Not all yogis experience emotional tears, but if you do, it’s ok. Yoga class and your practice should be a safe space…

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Why Laughter Yoga Is the Best Medicine for Over Sixties

By Kathy Arthurson October 29, 2021

Initially, I was skeptical about Laughter Yoga. But I soon changed my mind. Let me tell you why. I’ve long been a devotee of traditional yoga and no fan of spin-offs. There’s lots of them, Beer Yoga, Goat Yoga and Laughter Yoga, just to name a few…

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Grief, Yoga, and the Chakras: Yoga for Living with Loss

By Sheena Nancy Sarles December 12, 2020

One of the loveliest lessons we have learned as we reach our 60s and beyond is that life is full of surprising twists and turns. What may have been a passing fancy becomes a life-long passion and major fork in the road. I once had a yoga…

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