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Chair Yoga & Dance
September 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
New Exercise class starting May 6, 2021!
Chair Yoga & Dance led by Nicole Simpson is an adapted form of chair yoga with a dance component using integrated yoga moves coordinated to lyrics of timeless popular music. The class starts with a warmup, then a dance segment where the main moves are introduced prior to each song, and finishes with a segment of some yoga exercises & cool down. This style is gentle, effective, and fun with an emphasis on posture and proper breathing.
Great for various conditions from general deconditioning & poor posture to joint issues, injury & disease. Participants gain better function in daily living activities with benefits such as:
- Builds strength, balance, and flexibility with the added benefit of coordination through dance
- Lubricates joints, ligaments, and tendons
- Improves circulation, pain management, and mood
- Reduces stress, anxiety, and blood pressure through mindful breathing
- More restful sleep and overall sense of wellbeing
A typical class is 45 minutes in length with a 3-minute average of introductions & instruction to the virtual aspects in the beginning and at the end with any questions & comments. Joining in this special community, time flies as you lose yourself in the fun activities and familiar music.
Nicole Simpson is a fitness and wellness professional with over 30 years in the health industry and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology specializing in Exercise Science. Her degree includes an internship in Clinical Exercise Physiology training individuals with different injuries & disease in a gym setting. With over 20 years’ worth of skills in meditation and the eastern arts of yoga, tai chi, and qigong, Nicole is also a wheelchair user with paraplegia due to a spinal cord injury sustained in 2002 and an Ovarian Cancer survivor since 2007! As a group fitness instructor and a personal fitness trainer, she uses her experiences in both eastern & western practices and injury & disease with a passion for dance to bring you Chair Yoga & Dance.
Every Thursday, 11:00am – 11:45am Pacific Time
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