Gentle Chair Yoga – Seated Series DVD
led by 79-yrs young Gentle Yoga Teacher, Paula Montalvo
Anyone can do Yoga! Great for Seniors and the Physically Challenged
Optional Captions for the hearing impaired
Gentle enough for beginners, seniors, wheelchair or homebound individuals who need some movement and relief! Three individual series and a Bonus Guided Meditation.
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The Gentle Chair Yoga Standing Series DVD focuses on improving your posture and balance. Using the support of your chair, you will do poses that strengthen your muscles and bones, encourage spinal mobility and improve joint flexibility.
Paula is a Registered Yoga Teacher and recently retired from a long career as a Family Counselor. She is pursuing her dream and passion for teaching Gentle and Chair Yoga to seniors and office workers in Southern California. In 2005, she completed her 200 hour training with master teacher Lanita Varshell at A Gentle Way Yoga Studio in La Mesa. Paula specializes in Gentle Senior and Chair Yoga.
“We operate a wellness hub and teach over 16 classes per week of hatha and chair yoga with 5 instructors… there is a group of seniors who have requested something they could follow along with at home and our grant advisor has approved us purchasing dvd’s to help with this! After a comprehensive search of what is available on the market, and review by all of our staff on their votes for which product they felt most represented how/what we teach and our philosophy, we all felt Paula’s teaching best aligned with our philosophy surrounding ability at any age! We felt she would be an inspiring example. ” Heather I., CEO of Wellness Hub, Canada
If you’ve never done yoga before, if you think you are too old, too stiff, or not strong enough, the Gentle Chair Yoga Seated Series is the perfect way for you to obtain yoga’s great health benefits. You won’t need to get down on the floor. All the stretches can be done sitting in your chair. Do a little bit of yoga every day and you will feel better!
DVD Chapters Include:
Upper Body Stretches
– offers gentle seated movements to improve posture, breathing and spinal mobility
Hands and Arms Sequences
– counteracts arthritis symptoms by increasing mobility and range of motion for better dexterity and coordination
Lower Body Stretches
– facilitates spinal movements in all directions to strengthen the core, open the hips and release tension in the back
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