Chair Yoga Offerings

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Chair yoga is exactly what is sounds like – yoga practiced with the support of a chair.
Chair yoga is ideal for older adults, for individuals with limited mobility, or those seeking a gentle and safe way to practice yoga.

Explore yoga with chair variations every Wednesday at 1:30 pm.
This class is named Accessible Yoga, and is taught by Kassandra Prus.
( Union Yoga + Wellness has wheelchair access by elevator but does not have a fully accessible restroom.)

Learn modified yoga postures, relaxation techniques, and breathing and strengthening exercises designed to safely improve your overall health and well being. The benefits of chair yoga include increased flexibility, circulation, and strength, and stress reduction.  Kassandra believes yoga can benefit everyone and anyone, regardless of age or ability, and is passionate about making yoga accessible.

Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Accessible Yoga with Kassandra Prus
Chairs will be available in the room at all times. Open to all bodies – no prior experience with yoga or physical fitness required.

PRICING
Accessible Yoga is offered at a sliding scale from $20, $17, or $13, $10 for those with limited means.

BOOKING
We encourage online booking, but Accessible Yoga is a quieter daytime class, so walk-in clients are welcome!

LEARN MORE – ACCESSIBLE YOGA
Accessible Yoga is designed as a class for everyone to move their bodies and reduce stress, whether injured, healthy, ill, disabled, large, small, or anything more.  Learn to tailor your practice to your body’s specific and changing needs by getting better at tuning into the information it is giving you moment by moment. 

The breath will be your guide in this class–as a way to signal to you when your body is in too much distress, but also as a way to regulate your nervous system and help you explore safe relaxation.

Begin practice grounding into the present moment, either seated in a chair or laying on the floor. Take class seated, standing, or laying yoga postures depending on your need and preference. We use many props as well as the wall during class to support the physical practice, and we work to relax tense muscles, improve posture, increase range of motion and circulation, as well as learn functional strengthening exercises to help with daily activities outside the studio. Throughout our movement practice we may also explore various bhāvana (visualizations), dhāraṇā (concentrative meditation), and prāṇāyāma (breath practices) to soothe the nervous system to focus the mind and help to reduce stress and manage pain.

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to send us an email or call the studio at 416-516-0909.

 

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