Online Chair-based Yoga

20 April 2020 - 1:00pm to 30 June 2020 - 12:00am

A new Online Chair-based Yoga class is starting for people with MS. Each class is 45 minutes long and is designed with the challenges of MS in mind. Chair-based Yoga provides many of the benefits of Yoga but it is practised sitting on a chair throughout the class. Yoga is an ancient discipline bringing together physical, mental and spiritual practices. It is designed to relax your mind and strengthen your body.

The main criteria for attending the Chair-based Yoga class is to be able to safely sit upright on a chair of your choosing and be able to move. We will use physical movement and gentle stretching, practised with awareness, to release tension and encourage relaxation. We mobilise some of the joints of the body and there is some strengthening work but we remain seated on our chair throughout. Yoga encourages us to become more aware of the body and the breath and the class ends with a short seated relaxation.

It is free to attend but any donations will be greatly appreciated: www.bmstc.org/donation

 

Class details

The class will take place on a Monday between 11.30 - 12.15. Due to popular demand, an additional Friday class has been added at the same time. 

Before starting the class you will need an introductory discussion with Uddhava so he can understand your needs. He will contact you to do this. 

 

About this class

The class is guided by our yoga teacher, Uddhava. He has been running Yoga classes at the Centre for over 20 years.

 

What do I need to join?

Don't worry joining the session is really simple and you do not need special equipment.

All you need is a smartphone or computer with:

  • speakers
  • a microphone
  • a camera

You will also need a chair.

We will try to offer some support to help you get set up.

 

Signing up

You can sign up online here or send us an email

If you have any questions please email pippa@bmstc.org.

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