As we age, it is very important for us to incorporate healthy habits into our daily routines such us eating healthy, and participating in activities that can help us maintain our strength and move with ease. Yoga is one of the best forms of exercising for older adults, since the practice’s pace can be slow or fast as needed, and poses can be modified by instructors to suite the students’ abilities c situation. Also, yoga offers seniors many benefits including:
✓ Stronger bones.
✓ Less stress.
✓ Better sleeping habits
✓ Enhanced balance, flexibility, mobility, and strength.
✓ Minimized risk for depression.
✓ Alleviates aches and pains.
If you would like to give yoga a shot, watch the following message from Roy Holman to learn more about how you can find the right first-class for you! Also, don’t forget to check senior yoga classes offered by our amazing partners, and other yoga studios all around the Seattle area.
Class Description: Gentle, safe yoga for nearly every body and age, for stress relief, weight loss, and well-being of body, mind, and spirit. Combines balancing, stretching, and strengthening poses with guided breathing and meditation. Stretch your body and comfort zone and come join Roy for a rejuvenating practice!
Fridays @10am – 11am
$0 – $10
Class Description: Yogachelan’s Yoga Basics and Mature Movers Basics classes allow everyone to move at their own pace and level. They are designed for the movement you need for quality of life as you mature. Balance for walking, hand strength and flexibility, shoulder rotation, safe bending…moving all 620 muscles of our body.
You will learn a little something in each class about one or more of the following: anatomy, healthy living, nutrition, aging, relaxation, meditation, reducing stress, building functional strength, etc.
Tuesdays and Thursdays @10 am – 11:15 am
Class description: 8 Limbs Yoga Centers offers weekly 50+ yoga classes that are gentle to moderate Hatha yoga based classes. They are geared towards older students looking to stay connected to their bodies and their yoga practice and those with chronic health issues. Open to all levels.
Tuesdays @2pm–3pm & @7:15pm–8:30pm
Lasara Jarvis, Alex Baker, Chiara Guerrieri, and Karen Gamble
In this section, you can find the full list of yoga sessions for seniors offered in the Seattle area. Scroll down to find more details and click on the name of the classes to sign up. If you know other great senior yoga classes that you think should be on this list, please reach out to us and we will make sure to include them.
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