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The Simplicity of a Good Stretch

The older I get, the more I feel the need to stretch. And I mean a big long deliberate stretch from one end of a limb to the other. Aging can bring with it tight muscles, stiff joints, dry skin and…
February 20th, 2017

Low Back Pain Study Astounds

If you are a Yoga Teacher or a lover of Yoga…. you probably were celebrating this week when the American College of Physicians published groundbreaking clinical guidelines for the treatment of chronic pain. The paper,  Noninvasive Treatments for A...
February 20th, 2017

Balance and Coordination equal Brain Power

I love it when people send me news articles, video links or share an interesting tidbit about health, wellness, exercise, and especially anything about Yoga and Aging. Those are the topics that spark my interest because I am keen to…
February 07th, 2017

Bone Strength: How Yoga Builds It!

As a Chair Yoga Teacher, I hear a lot of stories from my students about their health. One of the topics I love the most are the “near fall” stories. You know the ones where you almost trip, but catch…
January 20th, 2017

Is Yoga an Aerobic Exercise? You’ll be Surprised

Time to kickstart an exercise program? But, what kind of exercise is beneficial for the health needs of the 50+ population? Is it weights and muscle strengthening? Is it stretching and toning? Or is it stimulating aerobics? “While stretching and…...
January 06th, 2017

Why Grandmas Love Yoga!

We ran a contest to give away three FREE Healthy Grandma Yoga DVD sets because we wanted to hear why Grandmas love Yoga. Here are the randomly picked winners and some of the great responses we received: 3 WINNERS! I…
December 10th, 2016

A Tip for a Tweaky Knee – Try This!

“How long have you been practicing Yoga?” I was recently asked. That was a hard question for me to answer. Reason being is that I have always, always been one who did stretches every night before I went to bed.…
December 04th, 2016

Insomnia? Try This Sleep Well Yoga Sequence

Tossing and turning during the night?  Getting up every few hours to go to the bathroom? Why is it that sleep seems so elusive after we hit the age of 50 or so? Some say it’s hormones, but my guess…
December 02nd, 2016

Aging Health and Your Personality: A Story of Two Cousins

An Excerpt from a Chair Yoga Teacher from her Final Chair Yoga Teacher Training “Aging Observation” Assignment I chose to share my Aging Observation about two cousins because, although they came from very similar backgrounds, they chose to get old...
October 25th, 2016

Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population

I am on a mission to get everyone squatting and bending again. Somewhere down the line, these abilities seem to diminish with age.  And the repercussions don’t kick in until we start to get into our middle age and senior…
October 16th, 2016

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