Yoga For Alzheimer's Disease

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The meaning of the Sanskrit word ‘yoga’ is ‘to join’ or ‘to unite’. The practice of yoga is known to form a union between the body, mind, and spirit. Having balance in these three areas often brings balance into the rest of one’s life.

Yoga for those with Alzheimer’s disease is a safe, effective way for them to stay physically strong as well as mentally engaged. Often exercise can stimulate areas of the brain that remain otherwise unused. A chair yoga class is a great first step for anyone looking to build strength and stay sharp.
During a chair yoga class all poses and stretches are performed seated in a chair or standing and holding on to the chair. This gives participants a good base of support while allowing them to stretch and strengthen safely.
— Kim Vareika