FREE Downloadable Yoga For Seniors Themed Lesson Plan: Includes 4 Yoga Class Handouts
Below you can download a free yoga lesson plan created by one of the 1000+ yoga teachers who use the Drag & Drop Yoga Genie Lesson Planner.
Free Downloadable Yoga For Seniors Lesson Plan
The long version has everything you need to practice the lesson plan before getting to class. You can take it to class with you (but you may prefer to take the short version). The long version is a great handout to give to your students, especially your one-to-one students. It immediately shows your professionalism and increases your expertise in the eyes of the student(s).
The short version is perfect for taking into class with you. It’s short and sweet.
4 Free Downloadable Yoga Class Handouts
The 8 downloadable handouts below are of poses covered in the yoga lesson plan. Students love receiving handouts.
Yoga Lesson Plan Theme
Focus on what matters to you: take it slow and don’t stress about anything that isn’t important to you at this moment in your life.
Yoga Lesson Plan Description
Yoga is good for adults of all ages, especially seniors.
Studies have shown that yoga can be extremely helpful when it comes to combating stress, fatigue and pain. Yoga poses increase core strength and balance, which reduces the risk of fall-related injuries. Yoga can help seniors feel younger and stronger. Adults lose about a half-pound (200 grams) of muscle per year for each year they’re not regularly engaged in resistance training.
Yoga is ideal strength/resistance training for seniors to help keep bones and muscles strong.
Poses In The Yoga Lesson Plan
- Easy Pose
- Easy Twist
- Easy Side Bend
- Neck Movement 1
- Neck Movement 2
- Neck Movement 3
- Neck Movement 4
- Ankle Rotation
- Extended Child
- Legs Up Wall
- Dead Bug 1
- Dead Bug 2
- Cat Cow
- Chair Modification
- Half Way Lift (hands on thighs)
- Five Pointed Star
- Warrior II
- Standing Backbend
- Standing Crescent
- Shoulder Rotations
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