This video has been produced by Active Ageing Australia as a resource to assist older adults exercising at home.
Chair Yoga is a wonderful, modified form of traditional yoga. All exercises are performed in a chair which is ideal for anyone with joint, flexibility or mobility issues, or those who may not be able to comfortably exercise on the floor. Chair yoga is designed to improve posture, mobility and flexibility, while reducing stress levels and enhancing wellbeing. All levels of flexibility and strength will benefit from this practice.
Each exercise is explained and demonstrated by Kay MacKenzie, a qualified Chair Yoga instructor (LVCY).
Kitchen/dining chair or similar (without arms)
Chair pad (optional for comfort)
Drink of water
Presented by Kay MacKenzie.
Kay is a fitness industry role model with over 40 years’ experience as a lecturer, trainer and mentor Australia-wide. A former national aerobic champion and world aerobics coach, Kay has been the recipient of numerous awards including Fitness Leader of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her contribution to the health and wellness industry.