Getting older presents many gifts – maturity, grace, wisdom, experience, and perspective, to name a few. However, growing older also poses health challenges and risk of illnesses, such as diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, joints’ stress, osteoarthritis, and other types of pain also commonly surface as you age.
Yoga offers a wide array of health benefits. 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.
- Improves balance and stability.
- Improves flexibility and joint movement.
- Encourages mindfulness.
- Improves heart function.
- Reduces high blood pressure.
- Reduces anxiety.