INTELLIGENT SEQUENCING

IN CHAIR BASED YOGA Potential chair yoga students are usually faced with greater challenges than general yoga classes.The feel of the class is not the same and therefore the purse of chair yoga classes should not be the same either. In general yoga classes we will find that challenging flows or sequences is likely toContinue reading “INTELLIGENT SEQUENCING”

YOGA IN THE CLASSROOM

The safer way to re-introduce yoga back into schools, post covid-19 closures. Schools are reopening tomorrow and it is so vital that they do.However resilient kids are, they have had the brunt of COVID-19: Deprived them of half the academic year. Magnified existing education inequalities. Put children at risk beyond that associated with covid 19Continue reading “YOGA IN THE CLASSROOM”

6 COMMON IMBALANCES IN CHAIR BASED YOGA

How to target the 6 common imbalances Chair Based Yoga students face. Students that are usually attracted to chair based yoga classes are affected by illness and injury that makes getting to the floor harder. Getting to the floor though is not the only limitation they face. Some of the additional common imbalances are exploredContinue reading “6 COMMON IMBALANCES IN CHAIR BASED YOGA”

The New Normal

Teaching Chair Yoga Online I do remember the day the lockdown had come in. I was distressed about the amount of people I had seen walking across the park situated at the front of my house. It was like the busiest, sunniest bank holiday and I was distressed because I had also come to theContinue reading “The New Normal”

The Role of Adaptation in Chair Based yoga

I have been teaching chair yoga for 3 years now and it has been an amazing learning journey. I always thought, because of where I started with my yoga practice, that I would be heading in the vinyasa-ashtanga direction. In complete contrast now, I am making yoga accessible to the elderly and less abled. MyContinue reading “The Role of Adaptation in Chair Based yoga”

Online Chair Based Yoga

5 reasons why you should be teaching chair yoga already This is a very strange time for all of us all, all over the globe. The very vast and fast spread of COVID19 is affecting all of us in our homes and communities. What is coming through, as an underlying theme, is how dependant weContinue reading “Online Chair Based Yoga”

Adaptation in Chair Based Yoga

Chair based yoga is already an adapted form of practice, either sitting on a chair or standing by the chair or using it as a prop to support your yoga practice. During my time teaching chair based yoga I have discovered that although this is already an adapted yoga practice, even more adaptation is requiredContinue reading “Adaptation in Chair Based Yoga”

The W’s of Chair Based Yoga

The media these days create an impression that yoga is only for the young and flexible, an image that does not reflect the benefits of yoga, which are for everyone.If you can breath, you can do yoga is one saying and indeed there is a large range of modified practices that are suitable for everyone,Continue reading “The W’s of Chair Based Yoga”

YOGA FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

THE DO’S AND DON’TS Life expectancy in the UK is around 79yo for men and 83yo for women. The Uk’s population is aging and by 2050 1 in 4 people in the UK will be over 65yo. People are definitely living longer.We all want to live happy healthy lives, but getting older comes with itsContinue reading “YOGA FOR OSTEOPOROSIS”

4 Principles of Teaching Chair Based Yoga

I have found great pleasure in teaching chair based yoga classes. The participants are often very receptive to the practices and are looking forward coming back to the classes every week. It gives me great satisfaction to watch my students progress with their poses and benefit deeply from the practices on a different level overContinue reading “4 Principles of Teaching Chair Based Yoga”