Yoga helps those of all ages develop flexibility and strength. Starting yoga classes as a senior citizen can be intimidating, but that should not deter you from trying it out! To help you prepare for your first senior yoga class, we've compiled a few tips to help you feel ready and understand what to expect.
Tips to Prepare for Your First Yoga Class
Assess Your Physical State
Yoga is a great activity to start at any age. However, several movements might not be suitable for people with certain medical conditions. As always, you should consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise. It is worth noting that there many different types of yoga. After you have consulted with your doctor, speak to your yoga instructor if you have a conflicting medical condition, show your reports for him/her. You may be able to create a suitable plan/exercise.
Once you get the green light from the doctor, here are a few of the benefits you can look forward to upon starting your yoga routine!: