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From the music we play, the messages we share during workouts and the weekly emails you receive, our goal is to point you back to God! We believe that partnering with Him is the only way any of us can find true physical and spiritual health. From our 35 years of fitness industry experience, we know life long health is like a three-pillared stool: faith, fitness and food.
One of the great things about yoga is that it is so adaptable to different populations with diverse physical abilities and needs. Though the popular image of yoga may be a young person twisted up like a pretzel with apparent ease, those who are older and less flexible can enjoy a yoga practice just as much and potentially benefit from it even more. In most cases, seniors can absolutely do yoga.
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Researchers found that eight weeks of hatha yoga classes moderated stress levels and led to better performance on challenging cognitive tests. Edit embedded media in the Files Tab and re-insert as needed. Study participants were 55 to 79 years of age, had no mental or physical disabilities and reported being sedentary for at least six months prior to the study.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. Check with your healthcare provider to see if SilverSneakers classes are covered for you.
Based on the pioneering program offered at Duke Integrative Medicine, learn the key health issues facing older adults and how to safely promote strength, balance, flexibility and pain relief with yoga. Come back again and again to review online course content, deepen your understanding, and inspire your teaching — from any device, anywhere, anytime. Adults over age 65 are the fastest-growing sector of the US population and — like many Americans — are increasingly drawn to yoga.
There are potential benefits of mind-body techniques on cognitive function because the techniques involve an active attentional or mindfulness component, but this has not been fully explored. To determine the effect of yoga on cognitive function, fatigue, mood, and quality of life in seniors. Randomized, controlled trial comparing yoga, exercise, and wait-list control groups.
Colorado Yoga House is excited and honored to be a provider of the well-known program for older adults, known as SilverSneakers. SilverSneakers is a program encouraging older adults to participate in physical activities that will help them to maintain greater control of their health. It sponsors activities and social events designed to keep seniors healthy while encouraging social interaction.