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AARP ND YOGA SERIES 2023-24
This fall we're bringing back our popular online yoga series! Local yoga teacher Sigrid Strebe will again be our guide to greater strength and flexibility while providing options for every body and ability. Each 45-minute class will take place on a Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. online. Yoga blocks, a bolster, a strap and a chair can be useful but are not required. Registration links coming soon.
- October 18, 2023 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Learn the Basics of Yoga & Props
Are you interested in trying yoga but have no idea where to start? Have you wondered how to use props to support your practice? Join us for an introduction to the practice of yoga, focused on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses.
- November 8, 2023 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Building Better Balance
Fear of falling is a real concern as we age. As you age you may notice changes happening that affect your balance: vision, loss of muscle strength and joint pain or joint replacements. Learn ways to improve balance and range of motion and feel steadier on your feet and more confident as you move through life.
- December 13, 2023 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Shoulder Mobility
Have you been alarmed at the slump in your shoulders? Have the upper shelves at the grocery store become a stretch too far? Does a painfully stiff neck account for your straight-ahead view of the world? Rotate, stretch and build strength in this 45 minute class.
- January 10, 2024 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Counteract Sitting
Whether you’re still working from home, spending a little too much time in front of the television or life has just slowed down, do you feel like you’re sitting too much? Have you noticed after long spells of being static you’re stiff? Find movement and a few tools to help counteract the effects of too much sitting in this 45 minute class.
- January 24, 2024 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Easy Flow Yoga to Stay Active
Did you know you can start yoga at any age and touching your toes is not a requirement to get on the mat? Are you looking for ways to stay active and keep moving to improve mental and physical health? This easy, slower moving yoga class may be just what you’ve been looking for.
- February 7, 2024 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Hip Mobility and Strengthening
Yoga to support the hips is the second most requested class in yoga, right after back pain. Discomfort and/or limited mobility become more common as we take more trips around the sun. Learn gentle ways to keep those hips moving and also build strength.
- February 21, 2024 | Strength and Stretch Yoga: Easing Back Pain
Many people think of yoga as just a good way to relieve stress and tension, but it can also help you reduce back pain and maintain a healthy spine. If you’re looking to stay active as you age, learning to find movement and strength is important.