Chair Yoga with Nadia Narain
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Lower
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Toning Emphasis: Total Body
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Nadia Narain (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 65 min.
Street Date: 2017
Chair Yoga with Nadia Narain was designed for anyone wanting to increase mobility and flexibility. There are times in all of our lives when we may need a little extra support in our yoga practice. This program was created for anyone seeking assistance in yoga or wanting to go deeper into their bodies. The movements are based on the principals of yoga to increase health and well-being. So whether you are at your desk, recovering from an injury, a senior or anyone looking to change up their routine, Chair Yoga with Nadia Narain is for you.
Nadia is a leading teacher of yoga in the UK and is sought after by celebrities and students for her powerful straightforward teachings.
Session 1: This routine is practiced on the chair for the entire sequence. It begins with a flowing warm up incorporating the breath with movement and includes the basic yoga postures and principles.
Session 2: This routine is a combination of seated and standing poses practised both on and off the chair. The programme begins on the chair with gentle stretches but then incorporates poses such as Warrior 1 and Tree Pose using the chair as a stable prop.
Session 3: This gentle flowing routine is practiced on the ground and includes a meditation. It was created to stretch the body to relieve tension and release stress.