Yoga for Older Adults
At Advantage Therapy Solutions we use light and laser therapy to treat many conditions related to age such as arthritis, degenerative disc disease, oxidative stress, and inflammation.
We recently added yoga classes to our list of services because we know how beneficial it is for all age groups, but especially older adults. Yoga classes are only $10...and if you've already done 1We offer two types of classes for older adults:
GENTLE CHAIR YOGA FOR WELLNESS AND AGING:
Perfect for any adult striving to reduce the effects of aging. This safe form of practice helps to meet the needs of each individual in their unique goals for practice. Poses have been known to assist with balance, flexibility and range of motion in support of reducing risk of injury. In addition, an emotional practice in support of building confidence and inner peace.
BEGINNERS YOGA FOR HAPPINESS AND HEALTH:
This light hearted class is designed to enhance emotional and physical well-being. This playful practice will have you feeing uplifted and help you to meet important life goals for health and happiness. Mindful poses are designed to build strength, promote flexibility, balance and overall wellness.
Because everything we do at ATS is evidence-based, we wanted to share this meta-analysis of scientific evidence about the benefits of you for older populations:
The effects of yoga compared to active and inactive controls on physical function and health related quality of life in older adults- systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
"This study provides robust evidence for promoting yoga in physical activity guidelines for older adults as a multimodal activity that improves aspects of fitness like strength, balance and flexibility, as well as mental wellbeing."
Want improve your fitness, strength, balance, flexibility and mental wellbeing? Check out our yoga schedule! YOGA SCHEDULE