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To register for any event, please call 757-507-7200 or email  vbstrongcenter@sentara.com.

To register for any event, please call 757-507-7200 or email  vbstrongcenter@sentara.com.

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Chair Yoga for Chronic Pain, Stress Relief & Restlessness

May 7, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

*Hosted by yoga instructor Amanda Hamp

When we use yoga for managing chronic pain & stress, the goal is to quiet the nervous system and the mind. So using a chair is not just a practice for those with injuries or mobility issues (although it is perfect for these students); it’s a route to more quiet and subtle movements in order to shift our attention inward and release any tensions we have stored. Through pranayama (breath work) and gentle asana (movement) learn to activate the parasympathetic nervous system to calm the mind.

This class is meant to help improve flexibility & articulate the joints, enhance & support cardiovascular health, reduce pain, inflammation, feelings of anxiety, but most importantly it offers us the opportunity to listen to our body’s signals. With subtle refinement we start to become aware of the language of our own body. Yoga is not dependent on how much we move, but how much attention we are developing as we move.

All programming will be provided via WebEx or Zoom platforms.  Registration is required prior to being provided the log in information.

Click HERE to register now!

NEW PARTICIPANTS: If you have not already participated in a program with the VB Strong Center, you may be prompted to complete a Fitness Waiver and asked for additional information prior to receiving a link to the class. Look for a follow up phone call at 757-507-7200 or email via vbstrongcenter@sentara.com.

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
8:00 am - 9:00 am