Research proves that mindful movement like yoga are imperative for physical mobility and mental sharpness as we age. There is research to support that yoga significantly calms the mind for those who experience hypertension, restlessness, headaches, attention-deficit disorder, or emotional trauma. Additionally, yoga proves to be preventative medicine for those who experience early onset symptoms of arthritis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, or diabetes.
Many people who have questioned where exactly they would fit within yoga in the past, now simply feel 'off' if they don't make it to their mats on a weekly basis. Regardless of the style of yoga that is being taught, practicing in a room that truly embodies the full spectrum of ages is becoming more and more prevalent. The practice of yoga is truly the remedy for all people of all ages. Your body is the only home you’ve got, so don’t let your age prevent you from the healings that await you in your next yoga class!