Healthy Brain Blog
|Posted on January 17, 2017 at 4:50 PM|
Yoga for Healing: Focus on Stroke
We were recently asked about yoga classes for stroke survivors in Denver….great question! The benefits of yoga are endless, and yoga can be especially helpful for individuals recovering from a neurological injury. Here are a few Adaptive Yoga classes we found in the Denver Metro area…do you know of others? If so, please share in the Comments!
Rocky Mountain Stroke Center Chair Yoga $15/class
Find your calm in this group adapted to chairs for stroke survivors. Relax while you increase your mobility and practice stretching. Participants will also focus on different breathing techniques that awaken your body and your spirit! This class is open to all survivors and no previous yoga experience is needed. Join us on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm!
The PEAK Center at Craig Hospital
Adaptive Yoga Sessions include practical demonstrations, and active practice with therapeutic support. Classes are open to any individual with a neurological disability and their families & Care providers. Classes are included with a general gym membership at The PEAK Center at Craig Hospital. We also offer scholarships for those who are in need of financial assistance. https://craighospital.org/programs/the-peak-center
Adaptive Yoga at The River
The adaptive program at The River aims to foster community while building strength, flexibility and increased mobility. Our adaptive classes move at a slower pace with deliberate transitions to safely expand your relationship with your unique body and experiences. Our adaptive teachers have completed trainings specifically to serve yogis with varying needs and challenges. Modifications are explained and encouraged. Much of these adaptive yoga classes are taught in a chair. Each pose can my modified to meet students needs in and out of a chair.
St. Anthony's Hospital Fitness Center in Lakewood - Gentle Yoga and Chair yoga
Watch this news clip on how Stroke Survivors Improve Health Through Weekly Yoga Class
Read this article about Yoga for Stroke