“Young, old, sick and weak – everyone can turn to yoga and benefit unhindered” – Hatha Yoga-Pradipika, I, 64. Aging is not a sentence. Each of us is subject to this phenomenon. But if you have already reached the age of 50, then you definitely need to start taking care of your health, carefully and carefully treat your body, and then you will live the rest of your life without senile diseases in a good mood.

Nobody has long considered yoga to be a practice where they are taught to “tie in knots”. Rather, yoga teaches you to relax, get a boost of energy, improve your health. In adulthood and old age it is very important to maintain muscle tone and body flexibility. As Sri B.K.S. says Iyengar: “Old age begins when we lose joint mobility.” Thanks to soft movements and exercises, yoga gradually makes the body flexible, muscles are tightened, and bones are strong. Yoga classes can be used as a very powerful tool to overcome many negative phenomena associated with both the body and the psyche. In addition to vitality and well-being, yoga can also provide spiritual support. Old age is characterized by the fact that the strength of tissue destruction processes prevails over the strength of regeneration processes, bones become more fragile, and the body is stiff. Often this contributes to a feeling of helplessness. Practicing yoga in old age easily overcome this ailment.

However, in old age, the practice of yoga should be gentle so as not to cause more harm to the body. Seniors are advised to attend therapeutic classes or special classes for the elderly. However, the concept of old age is relative. Someone at 40 years old feels helpless and sick, while someone at 70 years old looks cheerful and cheerful. Therefore, in order to be healthy and energetic at 70 …