Practicing yoga at sunrise, facing east, is an ancient tradition; one welcomes the gift of a new day by achieving a new state of mind. Practicing yoga at sunrise, facing east, on the first day of summer has become the International Day of Yoga. I’ve been blessed to lead these early morning rituals for …
Images from 2013 & 2016 on the Helipad of (then Mercy Medical Center, now) Cleveland Clinic Mercy. Photos from 2023 at the Football Hall of Fame Village Play Action Plaza.
Hello Friends! Here’s a symbolic way to welcome the first day of Summer and longest daylight in the Northern Hemisphere. Sunrise Summer Solstice Yoga at the foot of the New Hall of Fame Ferris Wheel (a GIGANTIC sun-symbol if ever there was one)!!! Play Action Plaza affords lots of room to spread out, a great …
Leslie L. Jones 12/30/1928 – 10/30/2021 https://www.tiddfuneralservice.com/obituary/leslie-jones
April lives with chronic lower back pain. Immediately upon finishing this practice, she emphatically announced that it effectively reduced compression and removed pain. She was quite happy!
Chair Yoga is giving seniors freedom, dignity and presence. Pictured is Ida Mae Graves – 94 – who said “I don’t know why, but I keep doing it, and it is working for me. I feel good.” I am grateful for this coverage – the title says it all: Chair Yoga is helping seniors regain (and …
Here’s a 62-minute sequence that places non-threatening stress on the bones most at risk of breaking in the event of a fall: the skull, vertebra, ribs, breastbone, collarbones, arms/hands and pelvis. Several 60+ year old women who have practiced practices like this have reported increased bone-density results!
Remain seated – but keep the rest of the body moving! Chair Yoga is helpful for anyone with balance issues, arthritic joints (especially in the lower body), injuries or post-op recovery. This sequence also builds hip and core strength – perfect for remaining upright securely!
Move the joints safely – from a seated position – while building strength and stamina to help with daily activities like walking, lifting and breathing. 36 minute video – a little goes a long way!
Here’s a 35-minute version of the original – still enough to get that lymph moving while fitting into your schedule.