not only promoted joint mobility but emotional wellness as well.
“Yoga is all about connecting to your body through your life source: breath,” she said. “Yogis invented the yoga poses to remind us to stop, breath and remember how beautiful it is to be alive.”
Yoga has been found to provide a wide array of tremendous health benefits—working physical and psychological wonders. Seniors, who often struggle with pain, joint stress, imbalance, osteoarthritis, and other physical limitations, can benefit from incorporating a yoga practice into their daily routine.
According to a study that looked at the effectiveness of yoga as an exercise to manage osteoarthritis in elderly women, researchers found that it provided therapeutic benefits.
Not only can these low-impact moves loosen your muscles, but they can also tone supporting muscles and help prevent injury.
Yoga also can help promote cardiothoracic function in the elderly as well. With age comes respiratory limitations and reduced tolerance to physical exertion. Anything that reduces