Duration :

15 min

Discipline :

yoga

Level :

beginner

Equipment needed :

- Chair

Benefits :

- Mobility and flexibility

- Posture

If you've been poorly and struggling to get out of bed lately, or just been spending too much time sitting down, this seated yoga class will help to ease pain and joint stiffness through a series of gentle movements designed to improve mobility and flexibility in the body.

Exercises:

  • Sitting in a chair
  • Neck rolls
  • Shoulder rolls
  • Seated cat cow (flexion/extension of the spine)
  • Seated side flexion
  • Cowface arms
  • Hug knee to chest (hip flexion) + ankle rotation
  • Figure of 4/piriformis stretch
  • Mountain arms
  • Pec stretch/thoracic extension
  • Seated twist

Pamela's tips for this session:
"Take note if any of these stretches feel particularly good and repeat them at other convenient times in the day when you think they may help. Remember the stretches should feel good, not painful, when you are doing them."

Who this session is suitable for:
Anyone comfortable in a seated position

Benefits of this session may include:

  • Improved posture
  • Mobility and flexibility
  • Pain relief

Equipment required:

  • Chair
  • Strap, belt or towel

Instructor : Pamela Scarborough

Qualifications: MSc Physiotherapy, British Wheel of Yoga accredited Yoga Teacher
Area of expertise: Cystic Fibrosis
Connection to the condition: Specialist physiotherapist for people with...

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Hannah Langman
Lovely gentle chhair based yoga. Thanks Pam and Jon!
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Sarah Holland
I love this!! It's really taught me the benefits of stretching and opening up my chest
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