This is a screen shot of my video “Yoga for Seniors” on the website Curious.com. Just released! You won’t be able to click on any part of the picture/screen shot below to link you to the Curious.com website. You’ll need to click on the colored underlined text “Yoga for Seniors” and it will link directly to the page you see…
“Rolling to Massage the Back” is comfortable and releases tension while massaging and lining up the back.
“Seated Forward Bend” modified with a strap is a great pose to stretch your whole back side from the feet to the neck.
“Leg Up Pose”, Reclining Big Toe Pose Even though stretching tight hamstrings is important for posture as well as walking, Forward Bends can strain or cause possible injury. Tight hamstrings pull down on the sitting bones, preventing the hips from tilting forward and can strain your lower back and back of the upper legs (hamstrings).
“Gate Latch Pose”, version I’m demoing works the whole body from toes to fingers.
“Windshield Wiper Twist”, just like your car’s windshield wipers, is a gentle smooth twist that most people enjoy. I use it mostly in my classes as a warmup or finishing pose.
“Standing Lunge with Chair”, is a modified pose using a chair for balance and safety. You’ll be using your bodies weight to strengthen and stretch your pelvis, legs and more.
“Chair, Back-bend” a powerful pose physically and especially mentally.
Barefoot “Standing Heel Raises” are a great way to strengthen and stretch the toes, ankles and knees
Squats are definitely an exercise that builds strength in your legs to help with stability. But also works the whole body, all your muscle groups. This “Modified Chair Squat” is a body-weight squat where we are using our own bodies weight.