Focus: Yoga for seniors. This class features a gentle, slower paced sequence. It will be particularly well suited to people aged 60 and over. Yoga has many benefits for ageing bodies. It can help to improve muscular strength, bone density and joint mobility. Improving your sense of balance can also make you more steady on your feet and less prone to falls. In addition to this the class also includes some gentle poses to help open your shoulders and release your back. It will also help to relieve stress and improve sleep.
Key Poses: Utthita hasta padangusthasana 1 & 2, trikonasana, virabhdrasana 2, utkatasana.
Equipment: Mat, chair, bolster, 2 blocks, 2 blankets, belt.
Duration: 50 min