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7 Easy Yoga And Meditation Poses For Seniors

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Yoga exercises are the best way to stay flexible, reduce stress, and improve your well-being. But if you're elderly or immobilized for whatever reason, there may be some poses you can't do. Nature has made way around not moving about much with simple yoga poses that help increase mobility in seniors. Here are seven easy yoga poses that senior citizens can practice to stay strong physically and mentally.
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5 Ways to Improve your Yoga Practice (Without Actually Doing Yoga)

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Ever heard of the 85% Rule? According to this rule, aiming for 85% expenditure of energy instead of going all out (or at least creating that perception in your head), leads to better results in physical performance.
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Lockdown - Keep Calm and Yoga On

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So here we are again. Another wave of COVID-19 in New Zealand, which has forced us to observe a lockdown. After a cluster of cases grew to 29 in Auckland, public places were shut, and residents were advised to stay home. A regular yoga practice can help you get through these difficult times. Find out how.
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Your Yoga Mat Could Be Making You Sick

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It's a scary thought - could your daily practice actually be detrimental to your health and wellbeing? Most yoga mats are made from hazardous materials and can easily become a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. While some of the newer mats come with anti-bacterial coatings, cork is naturally antimicrobial and odour resistant which makes it an excellent material for a yoga mat.
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