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Free Chair Yoga Coming Saturday Mornings at Aston Library!

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There will be free chair yoga classes at the our library starting soon, but space is limited, so sign up today.  Go to
http://tinyurl.com/astonadultevents

to register!

Dates and times-

6 Saturdays October 15 – November 19 at 11AM
 This session will be instructed by Donna Shumaker E-RYT.

Who Can Do Chair Yoga?

“Anyone can do it!”  Men as well as women.  Chair yoga can benefit you whether you are a beginner who wants to start yoga slowly, out of shape, young or old, overweight or averse to gyms. It is also beneficial for most health problems or concerns in any one area of your body, or to gently help your body strengthen and recover from an illness or surgery. Remember to always check with your physician before starting any exercise program.

What is Chair Yoga?

Chair yoga is the term generally used to describe a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  Chair yoga gives you the benefit of relieving stress and gentle stretching of muscles and joints.  With the use of this type of yoga modification, it helps to make yoga easier if you have physical limitations in balance, flexibility, or strength. Yoga is not about trying to twist your body into a pretzel.  It is meant to gently stretch and bend the muscles and open air flow with the breath. Whether you are doing classical yoga or chair yoga, you will leave class with a calmer state of mind and a more resilient spirit.

Benefits of Chair Yoga

Chair yoga as well as classical yoga is considered safe. Studies have shown that yoga helps people with the symptoms of many health issues including:

  • hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • manage stress, anxiety, clinical depression
  • fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome
  • arthritis
  • insomnia
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chronic pain
  • poor circulation
  • relieves stress ,tension in neck, shoulders, torso and legs
  • gain strength, flexibility and balance
  • digestion
  • osteoporosis – helps stop bone loss or increase bone density
  • well-being feeling
  • breathe easier

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Free Chair Yoga Coming Tuesday afternoons at Aston Library!

Chair Yoga Image There will be a free chair yoga class at the our library starting soon, but space is limited, so sign up today.  Go to

http://tinyurl.com/astonadultevents

to register!

Dates and times-

Tuesdays – September 6, 13, 20 and October 4, 11 and 18 from 2PM-3PM each day (September 27th will be skipped)

“Chair Yoga” is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.  This session will be instructed by Lisa Dombroski RYT.

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Adult Painting Class Coming!

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by | August 17, 2016 · 12:50 pm

Free Chair Yoga Coming Monday Evenings at Aston Library!

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There will be free chair yoga classes at the our library starting soon, but space is limited, so sign up today.  Go to

http://tinyurl.com/astonadultevents

to register!

Dates and times-

6 Mondays July 25th – August 29th 

 

“Anyone can do it!”  Men as well as women.  Chair yoga can benefit you whether you are a beginner who wants to start yoga slowly, out of shape, young or old, overweight or averse to gyms. It is also beneficial for most health problems or concerns in any one area of your body, or to gently help your body strengthen and recover from an illness or surgery. Remember to always check with your physician before starting any exercise program.

What is Chair Yoga?

Chair yoga is the term generally used to describe a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  Chair yoga gives you the benefit of relieving stress and gentle stretching of muscles and joints.  With the use of this type of yoga modification, it helps to make yoga easier if you have physical limitations in balance, flexibility, or strength. Yoga is not about trying to twist your body into a pretzel.  It is meant to gently stretch and bend the muscles and open air flow with the breath. Whether you are doing classical yoga or chair yoga, you will leave class with a calmer state of mind and a more resilient spirit.

Benefits of Chair Yoga

Chair yoga as well as classical yoga is considered safe. Studies have shown that yoga helps people with the symptoms of many health issues including:

  • hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • manage stress, anxiety, clinical depression
  • fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome
  • arthritis
  • insomnia
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chronic pain
  • poor circulation
  • relieves stress ,tension in neck, shoulders, torso and legs.
  • gain strength, flexibility and balance
  • digestion
  • osteoporosis – helps stop bone loss or increase bone density
  • well-being feeling
  • breathe easier

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Tablet/Ebook Help Session

Did you recently get a tablet or e-book reader? Not sure where to start? You can get some help at the Library! The Aston Public Library will be having a Tablet/Ebook Help Session on Monday June 27th 2016 at 6:15PM. Bring your device and learn how to use it with Stephen!

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Learn Mahjongg with Ms. Debbie!

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by | June 8, 2016 · 10:38 am

Free Chair Yoga Coming Tuesday afternoons at Aston Library!

Chair Yoga Image There will be a free chair yoga class at the our library starting soon, but space is limited, so sign up today.  Go to

http://tinyurl.com/astonadultevents

to register!

Dates and times-

6 Tuesdays June 7 and June 21 – July 19 at 2PM each day. (June 14 will be skipped)

“Chair Yoga” is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.  This session will be instructed by Lisa Dombroski RYT.

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Scrabble Night Wednesdays in May!

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by | April 28, 2016 · 11:56 am

Zentangle Class Coming Up!

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by | April 27, 2016 · 8:59 pm

Clay Bead Crafting Class!

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by | April 27, 2016 · 12:00 pm