Does the idea of doing yoga with a chair sound unappealing? Do you imagine chair yoga is not “real yoga,” that it’s for others who are less mobile, or maybe more limited than you? I hear over and over again variations on this sentiment, “I never expected how good I would feel after a chair practice.” Consider chair yoga is not just an alternative to mat/floor yoga; in many ways chair yoga can be an enhancement. The chair is a surprisingly versatile yoga prop and can help you go deeper in your practice.
The GentleYogis 8am Breath Practice has been going on since March 19, 2020. Joyce and I have suited up for nearly every one of these mornings. Many in the community have done it nearly everyday. Many others have been on as regularly as their schedule allows. Mostly, we do it every day. The practice is the same. 5 breath practices. 3 Yoga stretches. 3 Oms. 35 minutes generally. Doesn’t it get boring, you might ask?
To get the most out of your yoga practice, I recommend that you enter into stretches slowly, pausing and deepening your breath as soon as
Some of my favorite outdoor activities often make it easier for me to stay relaxed about life. This is the simplest here in the northeast