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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.

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Warm Up and Reconnect with Your Body (37-Minute Practice)
2 years ago

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Warm Up and Reconnect with Your Body (37-Minute Practice)

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re an older woman who hasn’t surrendered to the notion that life after 60 means an inevitable decline in your flexibility and strength…
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42-Minute Gentle Chair Yoga Practice for Beginners and Seniors (Special Focus on Joints!)
2 years ago

42-Minute Gentle Chair Yoga Practice for Beginners and Seniors (Special Focus on Joints!)

What’s one of the most frustrating things about being women over 60? For many of us, it’s that the pain of aging joints sidelines us from the physical exercise that we once enjoyed…
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Relax! This 50-Minute Gentle Chair Yoga Practice Is Just What You Need!
2 years ago

Relax! This 50-Minute Gentle Chair Yoga Practice Is Just What You Need!

So your 60th birthday has come and gone, and with it came so many reasons to start taking life a little easier. Six decades of injuries, illness and just dealing with the demands of each day have taken a toll…
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Love Your Aging Body! A Gentle Yoga Flow with Cat Kabira! (Part 8/8)
2 years ago

Love Your Aging Body! A Gentle Yoga Flow with Cat Kabira! (Part 8/8)

So here you are, after having relearned how to stretch, flex, rotate, hinge or simply find body parts you hadn’t paid much attention to in years. You know the difference between your sit bones and tailbone…
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Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Give Your Legs a Rest! (Part 6/8): 32-Mins of Bliss!
2 years ago

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Give Your Legs a Rest! (Part 6/8): 32-Mins of Bliss!

Beginning with your first tentative toddler days until this moment, your legs have let you stroll, stride, or sprint your way through life. Or maybe, they’ve just let you stand on your feet all day…
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Yoga for Older Adults: Give Your Hips Some Love! (Part 5/8): FULL 37-Min Practice
2 years ago

Yoga for Older Adults: Give Your Hips Some Love! (Part 5/8): FULL 37-Min Practice

Your life hasn’t stopped moving now that you’re over 60, and neither should you. But what if stiff, achy hips are preventing you from stooping to grandchild height, bending to tie your shoes…
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Want to Improve Your Balance? Start with Strengthening Your Ankles
2 years ago

Want to Improve Your Balance? Start with Strengthening Your Ankles

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Would you say your balance isn’t as good as it used to be? Have you thought that weak ankles could be contributing to your balance difficulties?
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Get Moving Again! Yoga for Seniors Practice w/ Focus on Spinal Health (Part 4/8)
2 years ago

Get Moving Again! Yoga for Seniors Practice w/ Focus on Spinal Health (Part 4/8)

In the second of Sixty and Me’s free Gentle Yoga for Seniors video series, yoga and biodynamic energetics guru Cat Kabira focuses on our neck and shoulders. In the third, our lower backs took their turn. Now, it’s our spines’ time to shine!
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Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class
2 years ago

Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class

For many of us older women with a fondness for 1940s music, this Andrews Sisters/ Bing Crosby refrain from South America, Take It Away says it all. Our spines simply aren’t what they used to be!

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Yoga for Seniors: Gently Relax and Soothe Your Joints (Part 1/8): FULL 40-Min Practice!
2 years ago

Yoga for Seniors: Gently Relax and Soothe Your Joints (Part 1/8): FULL 40-Min Practice!

Are you painfully stiff when you don’t exercise, but scared stiff of stressing your joints when you do? You’re not alone! For many women over 60, staying active can be a challenge…
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