It doesn't matter how old the body is the thing is to start practising yoga and keep going, don't stop.
Vera Paley: 91
Vera has been practicing for 50 years and teaching since 1983. She currently teaches yoga to Alzheimer patients in Florida and says;
"I think I'm where I am because of what I do. Yoga is not just moving. It's breathing and daily meditation."
The Benefits of Yoga :
Here's a list of a few.
Inner Peace and Calm.
Increased Strength, Physical Conditioning and Improved Posture
Weight Loss and Weight Management
Increased Overall Energy
Heightened Mental and Intuitive Awareness
Improved Hormonal Balance
Brain Synchronization and Brain Fitness
Whole Body Detoxification
The consistent practice of Hatha Yoga offers so many benefits as you see from this list. If you have not yet been to a yoga asana class why not start this week. Check out our timetable for a time that suits you. Start off slowly for example; Friday Heart and Soul yoga this is a good class to attend to gauge your fitness and flexibility level. You can move on from there, but this class would be a great place to start.
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