Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerousbenefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physicalabilities. This step-by-step program can be practiced by virtuallyanyone, anywhere, in any chair, to stimulate physical and mentalwell-being.
This fully illustrated guide contains ninety easy-to-masterexercises that have been specially developed for those with a limitedrange of movement. Clear instructions guide the reader through eachroutine, all of which can be carried out safely without any previousknowledge or yoga expertise. The exercises can also be adapted by yogateachers who want to incorporate chair yoga into their classes.This book will be popular with anyone wanting to experience the healthbenefits of an easy, versatile form of yoga, particularly the elderly,individuals rehabilitating after injury or illness, those with physicaldisabilities, as well as the professionals who support them.
What is chair yoga? Why do yoga today?
1. The Importance of Breathing Practice
2. Exercises for the Feet and Toes
3. Exercises for the Legs
4. Exercises for the Fingers, Hands and Wrists
5. Exercises for the arms
6. Exercises for the Back
7. Exercises for the Shoulders, Throat und Neck
8. Standing Exercises (Some with, Some without a Chair).
9. Exercises for Both Sides of the Brain
10. Pelvic Floor Exercise
11. Exercises for the Eyes
13. Exercise Guidelines
Fifteen-minute yoga programmes
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