Shorter Chair Yoga Classes (Under 1-Hr)

Shorter Chair Yoga Classes (Under 1-Hr)

Sometimes we just don't have the time to spend one hour for our Yoga Practice. These shorter classes get you lots of Yoga benefits in a shorter amount of time.

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Shorter Chair Yoga Classes (Under 1-Hr)
  • (30-min) Fun and Playful - Viki Boyko leads a Chair Yoga Seated class

    Viki shares her creative sequences in her Chair Yoga Teachback to earn her Chair Yoga Certification from the Yoga Vista Academy! Congratulations Viki! Thanks so much for being brave and allowing us to share your wonderful teaching with other teachers and their Chair Yoga students!

    Want to beco...

  • (15-Min) Strong Bones for Midlifers: Upper Back & Neck with Sherry Zak Morris

    Let's get rid of a slumping posture, forward head carriage and the beginnings of kyphosis (abnormal rounding of the upper back). This short 15 practice will free up space in your upper back and neck and give you more mobility and less tension. I share easy to remember Yoga poses you can do throu...

  • (15-Min) Strong Bones for Midlifers: Arms & Fingers with Sherry Zak Morris

    Getting our arms stronger will benefit us in many ways. We can carry heavier loads, we can catch ourselves without worry of a fracture, and we can have nice toned arms too. This short 15-minute practice will incorporate both upper and lower body movements with an emphasis on strengthening our ar...

  • (15-Min) Strong Bones for Midlifers: Spine & Pelvis with Sherry Zak Morris

    Our spine and pelvis create an upside down "T" shape which is our basis of structural and postural support. This short 15-minute practice will put healthy stress on these foundational bones to keep you upright and standing tall. Remember to keep your spine long and spacious throughout this pract...

  • (15-Min) Strong Bones for Midlifers: Hips & Legs with Sherry Zak Morris

    We rely on our strong hips and legs with every step we take, so let's keep them strong and stable! This short 15-minute practice will include balancing and holding poses (because we know they build strength), but also flexibility in the hip joint itself. And of course, I pay lots of attention to ...

  • (40-min) Fingers, Toes and everything in Between with Sherry

    This class was filmed on Tax Day in the USA. We celebrated with 15 blast-offs and some extra love for our fingers and toes. But, of course, the full body got lots of attention too. Enjoy!

  • (30-min) Hip Practice for Strength, Mobility & Alignment with Sherry

    This 3-part series contains targeted exercises for creating strength, flexibility, mobility and proper alignment in our most precious hips. If you are in the post-op phase of a hip replacement, connect with your healthcare provider to ensure these movements are proper for your healing program.
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  • (40-min) Special Eclipse Day Chair Yoga Class with Sherry Zak Morris

    Enjoy this shortened version of our 1-hour class with NO dances. We do alot of neck, shoulder and arms movements as well as some great balancing sequences. A Full body work-out in a shorter amount of time!

  • (30-min) Chair Yoga Class when you have Vertigo with Sherry Zak Morris

    I had my first bout of Vertigo and it took me a bit of time to get my equilibrium back. So, I led this class with some modifications for those who might feel similarly now and then. Keep your neck and eye movements to a minimum and enjoy your Yoga.

  • (30-min) Sitting Too Much? Stretch with Smita Vyas

    Smita is from Santiago, Chile and is a Yoga Vista Academy Corporate Yoga Teacher Graduate! She proves that no matter what age we are... we all can use a great Stretch Break! if we are sitting too long!

  • (45-Min) Vibrant Aging Yoga - Seated Yoga Series with Tatis Cervantes-Aiken

    Get ready for a fun, creative and vibrant Chair Yoga class with Tatis. Grab a paper plate, stretch band and your enthusiasm. Enjoy!

  • (45-Min) Vibrant Aging Yoga - Standing Yoga Series with Tatis Cervantes-Aiken

    Get ready to challenge yourself in this fun, creative and vibrantly active Standing Chair Yoga class with Tatis. Tatis offers up a large variety of balancing, strengthening and flexibility sequences to keep you feeling strong and healthy. Make sure to pace yourself and have fun!

  • (30-min) Standing Chair Yoga with Paula Montalvo

    If you can stand, you can do yoga! The Gentle Chair Yoga Standing Series focuses on improving your posture and balance. Using the support of your chair, you will do poses that strengthen your muscles and bones, encourage spinal mobility and improve joint flexibility. Each pose is designed to be u...

  • (30-min) Seated Chair Yoga with Paula Montalvo

    If you’ve never done yoga before, if you think you are too old, too stiff, or not strong enough, the Gentle Chair Yoga Seated Series is the perfect way for you to obtain yoga’s great health benefits. You won’t need to get down on the floor. All the stretches can be done sitting in your chair. Do ...

  • (15-min) Breathwork and the Pelvic Floor with Sherry Zak Morris

    To strengthen and tone the pelvic floor muscles we need contraction and relaxation of those muscles. The best way to achieve that balance is through yogic breathing techniques. Once you get the hang of that... we add in movements to bring even more benefit. Take it slow and easy!

  • (15-min) Hip Strengthening and the Pelvic Floor with Sherry Zak Morris

    The ability to open and close our legs engages the pelvic floor and core muscles as well as the hip and leg muscles. They all work together in tandem to keep you stable, erect, strong and continent!

  • (15-min) Pelvic Floor Strength & Resiliency with Sherry Zak Morris

    Learn why it is important to strengthen and tone the pelvic floor, and why resiliency in your pelvic floor muscles are important. Take these poses into your weekly exercise routine and notice the improvement in your Bladder control.

  • (45-min) Prop Play with Pinush Chauhan - A Memorable Yoga Class

    Taking a Yoga Class with Pinush is like opening up a toy box and finding interesting treasures. This video contains lots and lots of ideas you can sprinkle into your classes. Sticks, Balls, Blocks and more! Find a favorite toy and "Create your Own" Yoga poses and sequences. Your students will b...

  • (30-min) Standing Tall with Stick Yoga with Pinush Chauhan

    Another creative Chair Yoga Class with Pinush. She pulls out her bag of sticks and offers up both standing and seated positions. The woman in the peach shirt... she is 93 years old! Yes, everyone can do Yoga and benefit!

  • (30 min) Sunny Chair Yoga Class for Seniors with Paula Montalvo

    Pull up your chair and enjoy a front row seat along with other seniors as they move, bend, stretch and breathe together. Filmed at the Yoga Vista Studio in Vista, California where seniors meet each week to socialize, get healthy and get moving, this video offers up lots of upper body movements ev...

  • (30-Min) Better Balance Class 1 with Paula Montalvo

    This class offers up alot of unusual balancing movements to help hone your balancing skills. Be prepared to hold on or let go. Have fun and every time you do these movements, you will get better!

  • (30-Min) Better Balance Class 2 with Paula Montalvo

    Paula offers up a large selection of fun and unique movements to challenge our balance. Starting with posture enhancing movements and adding in lots of standing sequences. you will feel stronger and taller after this class.

  • (30-min) Actively Aging: Energizing Chair Yoga with Sherry Zak Morris

    Led by Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT, our Chair Yoga Class at the Yoga Vista Studio brings seniors together every week to help them stay healthy, confident and independent. Here's 30 minutes of our one hour class that incorporates warm-ups, upper body stretches, standing and balancing poses and some g...

  • (40 Min) Give your Heart some Lovin' with Sherry Zak Morris

    Did you know that doing 8 rounds of seated Sun Salutations gives your heart and lungs as much cardio-vascular workout as walking a quarter of a mile? Feel your heat and breath as you move through this class full of flowing sequences that will get you reaching, bending, twisting and feeling good.