Senior Citizens are our grand-parents and maybe our parents, uncles, aunts and siblings. As they are growing older in age they need that special loving care from us to enable them to age gracefully and with minimal aches and pains and health issues so that they can maximize their joys in life.
Wellness Haven Care For Senior Citizens Through Yoga
At Wellness Haven Yoga, we give a very special care and attention to Senior Citizens through our daily held Gentle Yoga Classes as well as other types of yoga classes that are suitable for those who may have already have experience with yoga Wellness Haven Yoga Classes.
Wellness Haven Care For Senior Citizens Through Breathing and Meditation
Breathing and Meditation are especially helpful to senior citizens, aiding them to live calmly, peacefully, joyfully and with a wholesome life perspective. These exercises enable them to strengthen muscles of the lung, the heart and and abdomen as well as supports them in spinal health. As spines age, they experience a wide range of health issues.
Health Issues faced by Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens face a wide range of health issues with their aging bodies due to weakening of muscles, tightening of the joints, loss of balance, and brittle bones, among many other age related concerns. Wellness Haven Class Schedule have daily classes for our Senior Citizens to provide them with maximum care morning and evening and on weekends as well through morning classes.
The following are the most prevalent Senior Citizen related health problems:
- Heart Disease
- Respiratory Diseases
- Alzhemier’s Disease
- Influenza and Pneuomonia
- Falls and other Injuries
At Wellness Haven Yoga we provide a special care for senior citizens through stretching, strengthening and balancing exercises, with all of them built around yoga asanas which helps them with manage all their health related concerns. We use chairs to support their aging spine, and aging knees and ankles. We use low weight dumb-bells to build strength in their upper bodies and arms. We use straps to maximize their stretches. We use blocks, wedges, soft bolsters and cushions to support body parts that are extremely tight. The senior citizens happily surprise themselves that they can actually do what we ask them to do even though they never exercised before!
Our Breathing and Meditation Program is also very well liked by all ages and it especially helps the Seniors manage their life concerns and any depression or anxiety they face in a very joyful and peaceful manner. Yoga helps them manage their arthritis with the gentle yogic stretches, helps them with osteoporosis as they strengthen their bones through supported exercises, helps them with obesity as they start exercising their bodies in a manner suitable to their needs.
Let’s shower our senior citizens with love as they age and show them that we care.