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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.

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4 Natural Solutions to Hormonal Harmony After Menopause

Hailey came to me distraught from lack of sleep and constant hot flushes. Her doctor’s only recommendation was Hormone Replacement Therapy, but Hailey wanted to see if I had any natural recommendations…
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Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?
2 months 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

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

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

5 Fears that Stop Seniors from Trying Gentle Yoga
6 months ago

5 Fears that Stop Seniors from Trying Gentle Yoga

Several years ago, I sat outside of my first gentle yoga class at Yoga Barn in Bali, my emotions as turbulent as the jungle air around me. The tiny voices of a thousand insects struck me as I waited in the humid air. Read More

The 5 Stages of Starting Yoga as an Older Adult
6 months ago

The 5 Stages of Starting Yoga as an Older Adult

Many years ago, I had the pleasure of working with Elizabeth Kubler Ross. As you may know, in her book, On Death and Dying, Elizabeth described the 5 stages of grief: anger, denial, bargaining, depression and, finally, acceptance. Read More

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!
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Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!

As a woman over 60, are you alarmed at the slump in your shoulders? Have the upper shelves at the grocery store become a stretch too far? Does a painfully stiff neck account for your straight-ahead view of the world?
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5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times
7 months ago

5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times

The coronavirus has shaken us up. Even if you never get it, and don’t know anyone who has, the virus and our reactions to it have changed us individually and collectively…
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Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises
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Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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The Second Chakra: Connection, Flow, Movement, and Feelings
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The Second Chakra: Connection, Flow, Movement, and Feelings

The seven Chakras provide us with a wonderful road map for how to age gracefully. Our second chakra is Svadhisthana. The color is orange, the element is water, the energy is connection…
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