Seniors age 65 and older are the fastest growing sector of the U.S. population and are increasingly drawn to yoga as health benefits are recognized. Integrative Yoga for Seniors combines the best of evidenced-based medicine with the ancient wisdom of yoga. This FREE class sponsored by The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC, offers specific recommendations for older adults to safely begin a practice of movement, meditation, and better mental and physical awareness.
* Students participate from the mat, a chair or even a wheelchair!
* Yoga practices that are safe for health conditions common to seniors including osteoporosis, arthritis, heart disease, chronic pain and joint replacement.
* Improve strength, range of motion, and enhance balance.
* Great for various fitness levels - You do not have to be a contortionist to enjoy the health benefits of this class!
Instructor, Cricket Haley has received 200 Registered Yoga Teacher credentials in addition to a Certificate of Completion for Integrative Senior Yoga from Duke Integrative Medicine, and Is an insured member of Yoga Alliance.
We currently offer 1 class in Danville: Please call Erika Bynum for more information and to register in advance at (434) 799-5216. This class is offered at the Ballou Senior Center on Tuesday afternoons starting at 2:00pm.
Shown below are some photos from one of our previous senior yoga classes. If you have not registered for our FREE class yet, please contact Erika Bynum at 434-799-5216 to learn more! Our students have the option from working both from the floor on mats or in chairs: We hope to see you there!