Therapeutic yoga for seniors

These classes are suitable for seniors with health and mobility issues
~ Gentle poses with modifications so you can practice at your own level
~ Increase your flexibility, strength and balance
~ Learn breath techniques for relaxation, centring and energizing
~ Improve your alignment
~ Relieve pain and reduce stress
~ Sleep more soundly
~ Feel better

This McMaster University portal outlines some of the benefits of yoga for healthy aging, such as improved balance and mobility, decreased pain, and improved quality of life.

  • Fridays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (Bloor & Spadina)
Transense Holistic Centre

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 610, Toronto, ON M5S 3A7

These classes are limited to 5 participants so everyone can expect some individual attention and support. The classes suit older adults who have some or no experience with yoga and may have limited mobility, stamina and/or stability. Chairs, mats and other supporting props are provided. Participants will learn gentle poses, breathing practices and other yoga tools designed to enhance strength, energy, balance, cognition and mood.

Upcoming session dates 2019:
  • November 8
  • November 15
  • November 22
  • November 29
  • December 6
  • December 13
 
Fee: $125 for 6-week session
  • Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Bayview & Lawrence)
Lawrence Park Community Church

2180 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M4N 3K7

This community class is for seniors at all levels. Participants may use chairs for some or all of the class and they are encouraged to bring their own mats as none are provided. Participants will learn gentle poses, breathing practices and other yoga tools designed to enhance strength, energy, balance, cognition and mood.

Upcoming session dates:
  • October 23
  • October 30
  • November 6
  • November 13
  • November 20
  • November 27
  • December 4
  • December 11
Fee: $90 for six weeks (2 complementary weeks this session); $20 drop-in
To register or for more information, please contact:

Ingrid Wirsig

ingridwirsig@gmail.com

Tel: 416-303-4666

yoga classes

Ingrid Wirsig, Yoga Therapy ~ Transense Holistic Centre, 344 Bloor St. West, Suite 610, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3A7

Tel. 416-303-4666   E-mail: ingridwirsig@gmail.com   https://www.facebook.com/AccessYogaTO