Senior Yoga, for those 55 years old and over, will be offered from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays, Nov. 26 through Jan. 16, and/or Wednesdays, Nov. 28 through Jan. 2,, at the St. Joseph-Breese HealthPlex.
Classes will feature typical Yoga poses but with modifications to allow those in an older age bracket to participate, said hospital Physical Therapy Director Lynn Rinella. Those who follow an active lifestyle or who are more sedentary are welcome to attend.
“Modifications take into account physical issues—especially heart-related concerns—that many in this age group experience,” Rinella said. “Poses and methods will focus on increasing muscular strength, endurance and flexibility as well as an increase in stamina, lung capacity and overall wellness.”
Yoga in all its forms is also considered a great stress reliever.
Christi Persing, a certified YogaFit instructor, is the class instructor.
Cost is $30 for either the Monday or Wednesday series or $60 for both. Participants need to register for and only attend that specific day.
HealthPlex membership is not required.
Class size is limited. For more information or to register (required), contact Marion at 526-5628 or firstname.lastname@example.org.