Watch out residents of EHPAD Biscarrosse! Thanks to Eliabel, a club member of my studio at the Yoga Beach House and manager of EHPAD Biscarrosse, the door has opened for me to introduce the senior residents at the home to some basic chair yoga. I am privileged to have been offered this time slot each week for the next 3 months with the residents.
The aim of the sessions is to encourage stimulation, movement and a change of routine. Most of the group are in wheelchairs and have various forms of ill health and restrictions. I teach chair yoga to 2 different groups and it is extremely well received, with reports of feeling a greater sense of calm and wellbeing after the classes. Yoga really is for us all and can help us throughout our life. Teaching these classes fulfils the spectrum of my clients from prenatal yogi babies to yogi seniors. It is humbling and their attention and gentleness often leaves me touched emotionally and much closer to this group of people.