Chair Yoga for Seniors Over 60
Enhance Your Quality of Life in Just 10 Minutes a Day with This Illustrated Guide. Step-by-Step Gentle Exercises for Pain-Free Mobility, Balance, and Mental Clarity.
by Uma Devi
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Pub Date 09 May 2023 | Archive Date 28 Sep 2023
⭐️ Are you seeking an enjoyable, effortless, and fast way to improve your balance, maintain your wellness, and stay active, regardless of your age or physical abilities?⭐️
Do you want a RISK-FREE and ACCESSIBLE way to practice yoga from the comfort of your home to overcome anxiety andimprove your sleep?
Look no further than Chair Yoga for Seniors over 60, a comprehensive guide written by Uma Devi, a highly qualified and certified Chair Yoga teacher with over 20 years of experience.
In this easy-to-follow book, Uma Devi has designed a program specifically for seniors who may have MOBILITY ISSUES or physical limitations that make traditional yoga poses challenging.
⭐️ With STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS and accompanying ILLUSTRATIONS, you'll discover a variety of gentle yoga poses that can help you improve your mobility and promote a greater sense of vitality and rejuvenation. All this without putting undue strain on your joints.⭐️
The book's 10-MINUTE DAILY ROUTINE and simple step-by-step instructions make it a breeze to get started, even if you've never tried yoga. With modifications and variations for each pose, you can adapt the practice to your needs and abilities. Plus, you'll learn breathing techniques and relaxation exercises to help reduce stress, overcome anxiety, improve your sleep, and enhance your overall well-being.
Practicing this method with minimal effort, you can:
★ Increase your range of motion and flexibility to easily do the things you love.
★ Enhance your stability and coordination to reduce the risk of falls and injuries for greater confidence and independence.
★ Say goodbye to back pain and joint/muscular discomfort and enjoy the freedom to move comfortably and confidently.
★ Boost your cognitive function and memory to stay mentally sharp and engaged.
★ Build your well-being and minimize anxiety to lead a happier, healthier life.
★ Improve your sleep quality and energy levels to wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized.
IN THIS BOOK, YOU'LL HAVE:
✅ A proven method tailored specifically for seniors based on age-old techniques.
✅ 67 Chair Yoga poses, with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions, and with specific benefits for each posture.
✅ 9 specific sequences dedicated to age-related ailments such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Stroke, and more.
✅ A dedicated chapter with detailed instructions for these cases with poses to avoid and those to prefer.
✅ 13 sequences of varying duration, ranging from 7-10 to 60 minutes, to build your daily activity plan according to your time and ability.
And much more.
⭐️ BONUS: the 6 simplest Breathing Exercises (Pranayama) that increase vitality, enthusiasm and the joy of life.⭐️
Even if you are new to yoga or think you're too old for it, it's never too late to start. This program is designed specifically with elderly beginners in mind. With modifications for each pose, you can easily adapt the practice to your needs and abilities. Plus, if you're dealing with age-related ailments such as arthritis, osteoporosis, or diabetes, Chair Yoga can still be a safe and effective way to improve your mobility and overall health.
Lastly, if you're worried about not having enough space or time, this program can be practiced even in your bedroom with minimal equipment and just a few minutes of daily practice. With varying sequences of different durations, you can easily fit Chair Yoga into your daily routine and start experiencing the benefits right away.
So, get your copy today and start your journey to a more active, balanced, and healthy life!
5.0 out of 5 stars Chair Yoga for Beginners: Gentle Sequences for Physical Limitations
I've always been interested in yoga, but as I've gotten older, I've struggled with balance and joint pain. That's why I was thrilled to discover this book, which includes chair yoga sequences that are perfect for beginners or anyone with physical limitations. The chair provides a stable base for the body, making it easier to move through the poses and stretches. I feel more energized and balanced since starting this practice, and I look forward to continuing to explore the benefits of chair yoga. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to feel better in their body.
5.0 out of 5 stars Yoga for Mental and Emotional Health
This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to improve their mental and emotional health through the practice of yoga. It offers a wealth of practices that can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression and that can be incorporated into your daily life. The author's compassionate and insightful approach makes it easy to connect with the material, while the emphasis on mindfulness and self-awareness ensures that you can cultivate a deeper and more meaningful relationship with yourself. Whether you are dealing with a specific mental health issue or simply want to improve your overall well-being, this book is an invaluable resource that can help you achieve your goals.
5.0 out of 5 stars Effective Modifications for a Safe Practice
The book is an excellent resource for those who want to practice yoga safely and effectively while addressing the unique challenges that come with aging and various health conditions. As someone who has struggled with engaging the wrong muscles in the past, I found this section to be particularly helpful. The author provides clear explanations and illustrations that make it easy to understand and implement these modifications. In addition to safety, the book also provides a wealth of information on how to deepen your practice with breathing techniques. This section is perfect for those who want to take their practice to the next level. It is a great book for reading and practicing!
4.0 out of 5 stars 10-Minute Yoga Sequences: Easy and Convenient
This book is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to add yoga to their daily routine. What I loved most about it is that it offers specific sequences that can be practiced in just 10 minutes. This makes it easy to fit yoga into a busy schedule, and the fact that you don't need any special equipment or a lot of space means you can practice in the comfort of your own home. The instructions are clear and easy to follow, and the illustrations are beautiful. Highly recommended!
Average rating from 30 members
A complete guide to the different types of yoga and its history, as well as its recommendations on behaviour. And that was only the beginning of the book, which is the most comprehensive guide I have ever read. Highly recommended.
Such an informative book giving the reader a detailed history of yoga and easy to follow instructions making it feel as if your not working to hard to make a difference to your life..I will be recommending to friends and family.
Thanks to Booksgosocial and Netgalley for the chance to read.
A comprehensive guide for those beginning their exercise journey, the book provides background information relating to the benefits of yoga, as well as a range of clearly explained, easy to follow exercises. I can feel the benefits after only a few days! Well worth the time and money.
Even in the few days I have been using this book I have noticed a difference. The illustrations are great, it is so much easier to see if you are doing the right position. I have practiced the breathing exercises with family and they have asked if we can do them on a regular basis so everyone is benefiting. We need to buy a hard copy of this book.
Informative about the history of yoga, different kinds of yoga and breathing exercises, benefits of chair yoga, illustrations, and step by step guides. Highly recommended and wonderfully written guide for chair yoga.
Being over 60 and loving Yoga I found this book quite good. As we age we sometimes can't do all the things we did even 5 years ago so I found this a great way to adjust some of the poses I can no longer do.
All the poses are easy to follow and the instructions are very easy to understand. There are plenty of poses to try and the breathing exercises I loved as I need them as we all probably do. Also enjoyed learning a bit about the history and different styles of yoga as well as the illustrations really help when trying to work out if you are doing it porperly.
A great book and one I will use well into the future.
Thank you NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for giving me the opportunity to read and review this book.
Useful yoga workout when getting down on the floor is no longer an option.
Convenient 10 minute workouts to get moving.
Different types of yoga are addressed.
Types of breathing are described.
Recommended movements posited under the different health problems is handy e.g. arthritis, diabetes, osteoarthritis.
A BooksGoSocial ARC via NetGalley.
Many thanks to the author and publisher.
(Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.)
I think this is a vey helpful book. I am pretty active but have some issues with my hands and wrists so a lot of normal yoga poses don't work well or me and this book definitely gave me some alternatives that I hadn't really considered.
Really well written, good information & history. Detailed descriptions & illustrations. The 10-minute daily routines are fantastic & you can rotate the flows to keep from getting bored. Particular, attention is paid to specific health issues with flows that would be beneficial for people suffering from them. My only suggestion would be to drop the "for seniors over 60" (or update it) portion of the title to be less specific. I do a normal Yoga flow every week, but I have knee issues that occasionally flare up in prevent me from doing some of the floor moves. When a flare-up occurs, Chair Yoga is an excellent alternative. This would also be great for anybody who is suffering any sort of a disability or injury that would prevent them from doing traditional Yoga. Other than that, this book is a great resource.
Thank you to netgalley and the publisher for giving me this eARC to read.
I want to preface that I am not 60 or over, I am 23 but I am disabled so a lot of exercises I cannot do as I can collapse.
This book doesn't just show the yoga poses (which have nice photos where some have drawings on them to show the movement) but it also dives into what yoga is, where chair yoga originated, any equipment that could help, safety measures, tips/do's and don'ts for conditions such as blood pressure, athritis, diabetes, parkinsons and more. There are breathing techniques and sequences you can follow.
I would recommend this to anyone with mobility issues, people who sit down a lot for work, people over 60 and people who want to incorporate more yoga into their life!
I'm just turning 60...I have been interested in yoga and the thought of chair yoga appeals to me. The amount of information in this book is great. However I would need to be constantly looking at the book to read the directions for the poses. I feel that would be counterproductive in the relaxation element. I think I would benefit from an audio visual for this activity. I'm ready to sign up for a class :)
Chair Yoga for Seniors Over 60 by Uma Devi. When going down on the floor not to mention not being able to get up off the floor is no longer an option, these yoga routines are beneficial. Different types of Yoga and breathing styles are discussed. The various types of movements and breathing exercises are listed under health issues. Have tried a few of the exercises and they were helpful in easing back and hip pain. A valuable resource.
Thank you to the author, BooksGoSocial, and NetGalley for the opportunity to preview the book.
As a person who has practiced yoga for decades (and more recently, tried chair yoga), I found this book to be informative, well organized and a useful tool in the practice of yoga. It is probably best for those who are familiar with yoga, so I’d rate it 3.5 stars. I’d love to hear an audiobook version! That would be a great addition.
This is a helpful books for those who want to try yoga but don't want to get on the floor. Workouts are ten minutes, and various types of yoga are included. Some health conditions addressed are osteoarthritis and diabetes. There's history on yoga, along with easy-to-follow instructions. Illustrations complement the instructions to help the reader see if they're doing the move correctly.
I think that many of us are susceptible to the allure of an effective ten minutes a day. This book promises that around the practice of yoga. However, before getting to the routines, there is much to learn about in this title. There are chapters on everything from How to Read this Book in the introduction, to chapters on a History of Yoga, Getting Started, For a Safe Practice and, the poses. There are many routines including those focusing on particular parts of the body, strength and power, calming down and more. There are a number of breathing techniques and 12 helpful sequences for specifics such as diabetes,Parkinson’s and balance.
So, this book is worth much more than ten minutes. It offers a chance to ease some aches and pains along with many other benefits. The author is a good guide. Directions are clear with photos of the positions. Readers will be inspired to attain some of yoga’s storied benefits, no matter their age.
Many thanks to NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for this title. All opinions are my own.
First off, I'm not yet 60yrs old, however, I enjoy doing chair yoga on the days in between my more strenuous gym days. I feel many people, not just people over 60, could benefit from this book. We all know by now, that the key to longevity is constant motion/movement, so chair yoga gives us a nice low intensity exercise to do just that!! I found all the instructions easy to follow and really enjoyed doing them!!
I highly recommend giving this book a try....it's an easy way to incorporate exercise that's fun so you don't feel like your doing exercise at all!! That kind of exercise can easily become a habit and benefit your overall health.
Thank you very much for the chance to read and review this book.
My mum has been very unwell this last year and we were looking to get her back moving in ways that are achievable for her. We very much enjoyed sitting together and going through this book, and we found plenty of moves ranging from beginner to more advanced. This book was very informative with clear pictures and concise explanations for the moves shown; I would say this book is accessible for anyone thinking of trying chair yoga, not just for seniors!
I received a complimentary copy of this book via Netgalley. Opinions expressed in this review are my own opinions.
I begin this review by stating I'm not 60 and overs. I am, however, 39 with multiple sclerosis, and I feel like I can give a proper review.
I did these chairs exercises for 7 days and feel as though they are really nice. I didn't know I could do things like the warrior pose with a chair, and I'll be honest, I felt powerful.
This is an informative and practical title for yoga students. Introducing seniors to yoga asana plus its history and then going through a chair yoga routine could be very beneficial for someone trying this on their own or trying to continue a practice they discovered through a local senior center or YMCA class.
What a great book! However I preface this review by agreeing with others in that a physical copy of this book would be preferable for those wishing to follow the exercises properly. I'm afraid my tablet did no favours as the format wasn't quite right and some exercises spread across two pages. But the content is excellent and I found the exercises to be very doable- I was not so interested in the first part detailing the background to Yoga but it was well written and of interest to many I'm sure. Thank you Netgalley and the publishers for the chance to read and review Chair Yoga for over 60's, although I am only just 60!.
Chair Yoga for Seniors Over 60 by Uma Devi was Excellent and so simple to understand and use. This book will enhance Your Quality of Life in Just 10 Minutes a Day and has a good Illustrated Guide, with Step-by-Step Gentle Exercises for Pain-Free Mobility, This book is also good for your balance, and Mental Clarity.
I really enjoyed using this book and was great as I could sit in my chair doing it while I watch my Television.
It would be also a great book for your job role if you are an activities coordinator working the the Health care.
Chair Yoga for Seniors over 60 by Uma Devi is a great resource with detailed instructions and illustrations. It's a wonderful book to guide Seniors in their exercise in a safe and effective way. I received this complimentary copy of this book that I will refer to ofter on my health journey.
Well done. Good info and suggestions with a nice layout. Recommended.
I really appreciate the free copy for review!!
I found this book to be quite helpful. Not only does it give a solid background about yoga, provide recommendations regarding equipment and so forth, it gives a helpful guide for exercises that can be performed without getting on the floor. I am not yet sixty years old, but have some orthopedic issues that make it difficult for me get up and down from the floor. Therefore, I was excited to get my hands on this book and look forward to utilizing this workout.
Thank you to NetGalley for this copy.