Let’s face it: getting older requires resilience. Changes due to health, illness, surgery, finances, living arrangements and a host of other factors test our resilience skills. Here are six ways your yoga practice can increase resilience.
Think of the vagus nerve like a built in de-stressor. In a world where we experience situations that continually elicit anxiety and stress, it’s worth knowing these quick and easy yoga practices for toning the vagus nerve and easing stress.
Do you remember the first time you rode a bike? Remember how wobbly and uncertain you were? While it’s true that you never forget how to ride a bike, maintaining your ability to balance as you age takes continued practice.
If you want to stay active for the rest of your life, you’ll need a strong core. Try these three yoga poses that strengthen more than your core.
A strong core helps to keep you upright — especially as the risk of falling increases with age. Happily, practicing yoga balance poses is a good way to build a stronger core, too.