Yoga Ingleby Barwick – Gentle Exercise and Chair Yoga For Seniors

‘Keep Moving Teesside’ – Gentle Exercise Classes, Chair Yoga and Yoga in Ingleby Barwick and Stockton-on-Tees.

Exercise for Seniors in Teesside chair based yoga and exercise

The NHS recommends you should do 120-150 moderate exercise every week and do some form of physical activity every day, especially as we get older.
It is recommended that we should also do exercises that focus on strength and flexibility twice a week.

AMALAwellness – Young at heart,

active for life!

We offer low impact, chair based yoga and exercise classes suitable for those looking to be more active and enjoy older life.

Classes can be done seated, with chair support or free standing, making our classes accessible for everyone. No matter age or ability, we will have a class suitable for you.

We focus on Flexibility, Aerobic Fitness, Moblity, Balance and Strength every lesson.

exercise for older adults in teesside - yoga for seniors and older adults

Why not secure your place in our new wonderful ‘Keep Moving Teesside’ Class in Ingleby Barwick, or Norton? The 1st class is on the house! Come see why people are joining our ever growing community.

What is ‘Keep Moving Teesside!’?

Keep Moving Teesside! is an exercise class designed for older adults and those with a need for gentle exercise.
It helps with maintaining flexibility, mobility, aerobic fitness, balance and strength. They help “turn back the clock” and help maintain independence.

The exercises can be done standing, seated on a chair or standing with chair support and are classed as low-impact.

We use exercise equipment to help build strength and improve flexibility and mobility.

We use pom poms to help improve aerobic fitness and mobility and exercise bands to strengthen shoulders, back, chest, arms and legs.
We also use special spiky ‘hedgehog balls’ to improve shoulder mobility and strengthen inner thighs, grip and wrist strength. Using equipment is really fun and our class members love the variety it brings.

Purchase equipment for your home practice.

You can purchase equipment to practice at home, just let your teacher know if you are interested and we can put an order in for you.

Exercise bands, pom poms (X2) and hedgehog balls are £5.00 each.

Classes are social and fun!

Attending a Keep Moving Teesside! class is great fun and as much a social event as a fitness class. It will help you stay fit, motivated active and independent.

Why not see for yourself? Come try a class for free! Just contact us to book your place. No matter what age or ability, you will be welcome to come and see why so many people are joining our ever growing community.

‘I’m so excited to be returning back to class! I hope to see you all there. ‘

Join us on Fridays in Ingleby Barwick.

Location: The Hub Community Centre, The Rings, Ingleby Barwick.
Price: £5.00 a class (Booking essential due to Covid Restrictions)
Time: Fridays 1:30-2:30pm.

Join us on Mondays in Norton.

Location: The Glebe Community Centre, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees.
Price: £5.00 a class (Booking essential due to Covid Restrictions)
Time: Mondays 3:15-4:15pm.

The benefits of exercise for older adults

Our Keep Moving Teesside!,Chair Yoga and exercise classes help to improve:

  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Mobility
  • Aerobic Fitness
  • Strength
  • Mental Wellbeing

All are welcome to join our group practices. We ensure classes are in a safe, inclusive, non-judgemental environment. We also have a focus on combining postures and movements with the breath. This makes the practice a work-in as much as a work-out. Simple techniques and homework mean you can incorporate what you learn in class into your life.

For information and bookings….

For more information and bookings, please contact us using the following:

Facebook: AmalaTeesside 

Or you can use our contact form here.

About The author:

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Aimee is a Yoga, Meditation and Gentle Exercise teacher in located in Middlesbrough, England, UK. Aimee teaches in Norton, Stockton, Middlesbrough, Guisborough and Redcar and Cleveland, as well as offering online classes.

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  1. KishaK says:

    I like yoga, its fun and my body feels relaxed afterwards. I have never tried chair yoga but it sounds cool.

  2. What a wonderful thing to do with Seniors. I know that my Nana enjoyed things like this too.

  3. This sounds like a great way to get seniors moving. Yoga is such an awesome form of exercise!

  4. Emily Fata says:

    I learned so much valuable information from reading through your post today! Thanks so much for sharing this with us. 🙂

  5. This is such a great idea. I also just wanted to say because of you, I have started doing my sun salutations again in the morning! Thank you!

  6. Nyxinked says:

    Easy going yoga can be so beneficial for the ageing population! Plus, it doesn’t take a lot out of you to do.

  7. Steph S says:

    This is perfect for seniors. Awesome!

  8. This looks good for the seniors. I might show this to my parents. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Been doing some work outs and yeah I love yoga too! Indeed this is a great way for seniors to exercise.

  10. anas says:

    Yoga is so important and thanks for a gentle reminder. I need to get back at it too.

  11. A lovely sharing here, it’s important & reminder to me to apply on my mama 🙂

  12. Agnes Dela Cruz says:

    I will share this to my Mom who starts doing yoga. Thank you for this post.

    1. Thanks for sharing Agnes! Hope you are well 🙂

  13. When I grow old, I’d like to be moving and keeping healthy too. It is really important to have these things available within the community, so that people of all ages, can access it when they need it.

    1. Its so important to keep moving, lovely to hear from you Crickette. Hope you are well.

  14. This sounds like an absolute delight for seniors.

  15. Ivan Jose says:

    Yoga is especially beneficial to senior citizens because it’s low-impact plus it can help relax them. It’s nice that there are equipment for them to use as well.

  16. Candle says:

    This is a great idea! I think my mom would love to participate in these classes. Yoga is transformational.

    1. She would be very welcome 🙂

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