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Yoga for Seniors: The Sun Salutation
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to affirm a lifestyle of generosity, openness, and empathy. Since I was a child, my mother has encouraged my family to write down ‘thank you’ notes throughout November, which we all place in a cornucopia and read aloud together on Thanksgiving. As a yoga practitioner and teacher, I’ve also come to celebrate such
Just add water three aqua yoga poses for older adults
Aqua yoga is a hot new trend this summer, and Holiday Retirement's yoga expert Charlie Higgins outlines three exercises that are perfect for expert and novice yogis alike.
National Yoga Month Five reasons to fall in love with yoga
Celebrate National Yoga Month with our resident expert, Charlie Higgins, as he shares the top five reasons he loves yoga.
Staying young at heart through yoga
Hitting a bump in your New Year’s resolutions? For many seniors, January’s good intentions have turned into February inaction. However, February is American Heart Month, which makes it a great time to either begin or reinvigorate an exercise regimen to help you stay healthy.
Three stretches to wake up your central nervous system
Spring is the time for new growth. Just like in nature, your central nervous system also hibernates during winter. Watching movies, reading books, and playing board games are all wonderful winter fun, but they also reduce your range-of-motion to sitting motionless in a chair. Come spring, nature says "get up and flourish like a flower!"
Three exercises to improve respiratory health
Respiratory diseases and illnesses are two of the most common causes of death among people 65 and older. Flu season is the most critical time of year for respiratory health, and we all know to protect ourselves with an annual flu shot and clean hygiene habits. A third crucial yet overlooked factor in a healthy respiratory system is exercising your
Find gratitude through yoga this Thanksgiving season
Enhance your sense of gratitude this Thanksgiving with our favorite senior-friendly yoga instructor, Charlie Higgins.
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