Yoga for Senior Citizens: Olg Age can be tough but with care and a healthy routine it can be the most beautiful phase of an individual's life. Healthy diet, exercise and yoga keeps you fit, healthy and keeps your mind calm. Especially Yoga, as it helps in losing painful muscles, improves circulation & reduces stress.
So here are some easy Yoga Asanas for senior citizens to keep them healthy, fit and help in staying away from diseases. Special in cold and freezing winters when oldies restrict themselves to go out, these yoga asanas are easy and can be done at home.
Here are 5 simple easy to do yoga asanas to stay fit and healthy in winters.
Stretches: Knee, Thigh, Inguinal region
Pose type: Forward bend, Hip opener, Seated
Improves flexibility in inner thighs and knees.
Helps to soothe digestive complaints.
Strengthens: Arm, Human back, Shoulder, Thigh, Ankle, Calf
Stretches: Shoulder, Thigh, Thorax, Ankle, Neck, Calf, Inguinal region, Lung, Navel
Encourages good circulation and respiration.
Strengthens: Vertebral column
Stretches: Abdomen, Shoulder, Thorax, Lung
Improves digestion, liver and kidney functions.
Strengthen back and spinal nerves.
Increase flexibility and mobility.
Strengthens back & arm muscles.
Stretches: Hip, Thigh, Ankle
Preparatory poses: Virasana
Pose type: Forward bend, Restorative
Releases tension in the back, shoulder and Chest.
Encourage strong and steady breathing.