What Shall I Tell A Student If They Are Interested In Chair Yoga?
Chair yoga is suitable for people of all fitness levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced yogis). You'll discover that chair yoga is more gentle than others, because it is practised sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support, which helps with balance and reduces pressure on the lower joints such as the hips and knees. Even though it's gentle yoga, you still get 100% of the benefits of traditional Yoga.
Is Chair Yoga Only For Seniors, Disabled And The Injured?
If age, disability or injury prevents you from participating in a typical yoga class Chair Yoga could be a style to consider. Though, Chair Yoga is also ideal for anyone who does a lot of sitting (e.g. desk workers, office workers, air/train travellers, car passengers), which is pretty much all of us! Everyone can and should take advantage of Chair Yoga, to experience the benefits of yoga regardless of physical limitations.
Why Is Chair Yoga Considered Gentle?
Traditional yoga poses are adapted and supported by a chair which makes them accessible to everyone. You don't have to worry about getting up or down off the floor or standing for long periods.
Who Would Benefit From Going To A Chair Yoga Class?
Go to a Chair Yoga class if you want:
Support using props
What Are The Teaching Directions For Chair Forward Bend I?
Sit on a chair with legs apart. Bend forward. Let back round over. Lower torso towards thighs. Rest backs of hands on the floor under the chair. Let the head hang down.
What Are The Physical Benefits Of Chair Forward Bend I?
Core workout. Lower back stretch.
What Are Some Other Gentle Chair Yoga Poses I Could Teach?